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Supreme Court of Canada to hear AMC argue First Nations laws must be recognized in dealing with climate change

Treaty One Territory, Winnipeg, Manitoba – On September 22 and 23, 2020, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) will be intervening at the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in a significant and potentially transformational hearing. AMC is the only Intervenor to argue that First Nation constitutional orders are distinct but equal to Euro-Canadian laws. Due to COVID-19, the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 21, 202041 Views

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PCFM and AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas jointly call for an independent technical review of the existing Lake Winnipeg fisheries assessment program and management systems

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Pioneer Commercial Fishers of Manitoba (PCFM) in collaboration with the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) has today released a final report on the status of Lake Winnipeg fish populations from the Anishinabek/Ontario Fisheries Resource Centre (A/OFRC). This report is superior in methodology and data than that provided through the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202028 Views

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MB Government: Province Ensures Support for Recycling and Waste Diversion Programming

September 14, 2020 $10 Million Going to New and Ongoing Programs: Guillemard The Manitoba government will provide $10 million toward recycling and waste diversion during the COVID-19 pandemic, Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard announced today. “Manitobans are spending more time at home, and in some cases that means an increase in waste or recyclables,” […]

by ahnationtalk on September 14, 202026 Views

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Feds invests $3.2 million in Indigenous-managed watershed program in northern Canada – RCI

August 28, 2020 The Canadian government will invest $3.2 million in the Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area in the Canadian province of Manitoba near the Nunavut border. The watershed covers 50,000 km2 in northern Manitoba, a region that includes species at risk such as the polar bear, short-eared owl, olive-sided flycatcher and barren ground […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 202055 Views

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Lynn Lake Gold Project – Public Comments Invited

From: Impact Assessment Agency of Canada August 26, 2020 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (the Agency) is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Lynn Lake Gold Project, located approximately 1000 kilometres north of Winnipeg, near Lynn Lake, Manitoba. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202066 Views

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Seal River Watershed slated to become Indigenous Protected Area

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 25, 2020 – Gatineau, Quebec Indigenous Peoples have long been leaders in environmental stewardship and sustainable development. That’s why the Government of Canada is working with Indigenous partners from coast to coast to coast to protect more nature – which is vital to our health, well-being, and our […]

by ahnationtalk on August 25, 2020115 Views

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Government of Canada protecting the Lake Winnipeg basin

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada July 30, 2020 – Winnipeg, Manitoba The Lake Winnipeg basin is the second-largest watershed in Canada, covering close to one million square kilometres, which span over four provinces and four states. Home to seven million people, the basin is an important freshwater resource. Over the past several decades, Lake Winnipeg has faced significant […]

by ahnationtalk on July 30, 2020105 Views

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Manitoba Invests Over $5 Million in Locally Led Watershed Improvement Projects

20 Projects Support Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan: Premier The Manitoba Habitat Heritage Corporation has selected 20 new conservation projects that will receive more than $5.6 million to ensure the health and sustainability of the province’s watersheds for future generations, building on the Manitoba government’s commitment to create a legacy of climate-change adaptation and resilience, […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202047 Views

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Province Unveils New Conservation and Climate Fund

July 9, 2020 Support Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan as We Restart the Economy: Guillemard The Manitoba government is unveiling its new Conservation and Climate Fund that will provide up to $600,000 this fiscal year to organizations for local green initiatives that support key priorities of the Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, Conservation and Climate […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 202057 Views

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MB Government: Province Increases Protection of Natural Habitats in Two Provincial Parks

July 7, 2020 Supports the Nature Pillar of Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan: Guillemard The Manitoba government has changed land-use categories in Duck Mountain Provincial Park and Turtle Mountain Provincial Park, ensuring the protection and sustainability of 6,065 hectares of natural habitat and species in these areas, Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard announced today. […]

by ahnationtalk on July 7, 202064 Views

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