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Indigenous, environmental activists square off with Enbridge to stop Line 3 – National Observer

June 8th 2021 Protesters descended on northern Minnesota over the weekend in an attempt to stop construction of Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline, which critics say would deal a devastating blow to the water table and lock in unneeded fossil fuel infrastructure. According to organizers, more than 2,000 Indigenous rights and climate protesters registered for the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202118 Views

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The Narwhal wins national award for photo essay on Manitoba Hydro’s impacts on Indigenous communities – The Narwhal

The Canadian Association of Journalists award for photojournalism celebrates a feature that showcases how five decades of hydroelectric development has transformed the lives and landscapes fed by the Nelson River in the province’s north The Canadian Association of Journalists presented The Narwhal with an award for photojournalism Saturday, during a Zoom gala to celebrate excellence […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 202116 Views

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Wildfires, evacuations continue at Manitoba First Nations – Global News

May 20, 2021 Ongoing wildfires in the Interlake region have caused more than 700 people from Manitoba First Nations to begin evacuating Wednesday night, with help from the Red Cross. Most of the evacuees have been set up with Winnipeg hotel rooms, with some also headed to Dauphin. “It’s those with the biggest health concerns […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202125 Views

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Fire Bulletin #11

May 20, 2021 Recent cool, wet weather is helping to reduce the fire risk in parts of Manitoba while the risk remains high to extreme in other areas. Rain in some areas means the province is able to lift, or reduce certain restrictions. If additional rain arrives, more restrictions may be lifted and further updates […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 202122 Views

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Two homes destroyed in forest fire on Manitoba First Nation – CTV News

May 20, 2021 WINNIPEG — Two homes were destroyed in a forest fire in Misipawistik Cree Nation. Earlier in the week, CTV News Winnipeg reported the fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon at Beardy’s Point, which forced the evacuation of 40 to 50 homes in the area. Community members were able to return home on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202121 Views

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Forest fires forcing hundreds of evacuations from five Manitoba First Nations – CTV News

May 20, 2021 WINNIPEG — Forest fires and smoke in Manitoba have forced the evacuations of hundreds of residents in five First Nations, including Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Dauphin River, Pinaymootang and Skownan First Nations. “Overnight, the Red Cross was activated to support five First Nations in Manitoba that had to evacuate community members […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202125 Views

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MB Government: Fire Bulletin #10

May 19, 2021 The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that wildfire danger levels remain extremely high across all of southern and central Manitoba, and a number of wildfires are burning across the province. Air-quality warnings have been issued for parts of western and central Manitoba due to smoke. Manitobans are reminded to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 202126 Views

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MB Government: Fire Bulletin #9

May 18, 2021 The Wildfire Program of Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that wildfire danger levels remain extremely high across all of southern and central Manitoba, and a number of wildfires are burning across the province. Air-quality warnings have been issued for parts of western and central Manitoba due to smoke. Manitobans are reminded to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 202130 Views

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Province of Manitoba and Manitoba Hydro Damage Indigenous Lands with Unilateral Licencing Policy Decision for the Churchill River Diversion Project, Honour of the Crown at Stake

WINNIPEG, MB, May 14, 2021  – O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation, Treaty 5: The Summit of Treaty Five Sovereign Nations comprising of 40 First Nations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ontario will stand with the Treaty 5 First Nations and individual Treaty 5 holders who will be adversely impacted by the issuance of a permanent licence for Churchill […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2021133 Views

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Statement from Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard on Final Licences for Churchill River Diversion, Lake Winnipeg Regulation and Jenpeg Generating Station

Today, Manitoba Conservation and Climate issued the final licences to Manitoba Hydro for the Churchill River Diversion, Lake Winnipeg Regulation and Jenpeg Generating Station. The province has undertaken rigorous and decade-long consultations with the Indigenous communities affected. As a direct result of concerns raised, Manitoba Hydro will be held to multiple licence and non-licence conditions […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202125 Views

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