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Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

November 16, 2020 Continued Enforcement Against Illegal Hunting Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers are continuing enforcement against illegal night hunting and illegal hunting in moose conservation closure areas. On Nov. 15, conservation officers in the Dauphin area conducted an operation with a decoy white-tailed deer on private land. Conservation officers observed a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 202024 Views

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Majority of Manitobans support establishing Indigenous Protected Areas: Probe poll – Winnipeg Sun

A new poll has found that many Manitobans support establishing Indigenous Protected Areas to conserve natural areas and to create sustainable jobs. According to a Probe Research poll, 73% of Manitobans support creating Indigenous Protected Areas to conserve forests, wildlife, water and other special places. The poll was conducted on behalf of the Seal River […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 202022 Views

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The AMC pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision to grant intervener status

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is pleased with the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to grant intervener status to AMC, along with many others, in what is referred to as the Southwind case. Southwind concerns a case brought forward by the Lac Seul Band against the Federal Government for breaching their fiduciary duty when they flooded reserve land to advance a hydro-electric project. This project would […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 202038 Views

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Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

Continued Enforcement of Illegal Hunting Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that ongoing enforcement by conservation officers against night hunting and hunting in moose closure areas continues to address illegal hunting. A lengthy investigation into the killing of a bull moose has led to charges against four individuals. The investigation began in early October, with information […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 202038 Views

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Manitoba Conservation and Climate Enforcement Update

October 14, 2020 Aerial Surveillance Supports Enforcement of New Night Hunting Legislation On Saturday, Oct. 10, Manitoba’s new Wildlife Amendment Act (Safe Hunting and Shared Management) took effect with a goal of protecting the moose population and ensuring a safe hunting environment. Since then, Manitoba Conservation and Climate advises that conservation officers have participated in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202045 Views

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MB Government: New Legislation Establishes Safer Hunting, Sustainable Wildlife Management

October 9, 2020 Manitoba to Extend Moose Hunting Moratorium in Closure Areas, Step Up Enforcement to Help Ensure Public Safety: Ministers The Manitoba government is enacting into law the Wildlife Amendment Act (Safe Hunting and Shared Management), which will protect Manitoba’s moose population and create a safer and more ethical hunting environment, Agriculture and Resource […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2020145 Views

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Canada one-step closer to zero plastic waste by 2030

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada October 7, 2020 – Gatineau, Quebec Comprehensive plan includes banning harmful single-use plastic items like bags and straws Plastic is polluting our rivers, lakes, and oceans, harming wildlife, and generating microplastics in the water we use and drink. Every year, Canadians throw away 3 million tonnes of plastic waste, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 202064 Views

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MMF Announces Limited Re-Opening of Moose Harvesting in Porcupine Mountain and Duck Mountain as well as Full Re-Opening of GHA 26 starting Oct. 1, 2020

Winnipeg, MB – Using a conservation-minded approach, the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) will re-open the Game Hunting Areas (GHAs) 13, 13A – Porcupine Mountain and GHAs 18, 18A, 18B, 18C – Duck Mountain for the harvest of bull moose (no cows, calves, or yearlings) on a limited basis through the Moose Conservation Harvesting Initiative, commencing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 202068 Views

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Province not adequately addressing drinking water quality safety risks: Auditor General

September 28, 2020 WINNIPEG – The Department of Conservation and Climate needs to do more to ensure the safety of drinking water in Manitoba, says Auditor General Tyson Shtykalo. The findings are contained in the report, Provincial Oversight of Drinking Water Safety, released today. The audit found the Department’s processes for licensing and monitoring drinking […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2020210 Views

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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, 2020113 Views

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