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Remediation of Abandoned Ruttan Mine Underway

March 1, 2021 Province Committing $45 Million to Protect Manitobans and Environment: Guillemard Work to remediate the abandoned Ruttan Mine in northern Manitoba is underway following the awarding of a $45-million contract to a Manitoba firm as part of an ongoing commitment to protect the environment and to clean up abandoned mine sites, Conservation and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 202110 Views

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AMC responds to First Nation vaccination strategy concerns

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) issues the following statement in response to the recent statement of the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) regarding vaccines for First Nation citizens. AMC Grand Chief Arlen Dumas stated, “The Assembly stands by the definition of First Nation citizens as defined by the First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 25, 202153 Views

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Efforts to address climate change must include Indigenous leaders: report – Thompson Citizen

February 24, 2021 A Climate Action Team report suggested that any efforts to address climate change must include Indigenous leadership and ensure free, prior and informed consent. “Manitoba’s Road to Resilience: A Community Climate Action Pathway to a Fossil Fuel Free Future,” introduces an achievable and concrete pathway to a climate-resilient Manitoba. The report states […]

by ahnationtalk on February 24, 202112 Views

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Manitoba’s Climate Action Team: The Road to Resilience

Manitoba can meet the goals set out in the IPCC’s 1.5 report. We have a community climate plan to do it. Manitoba’s Road to Resilience is an achievable and concrete pathway to a climate resilient future. It lays out what is needed in order for us to feed, shelter, transport and produce electricity without the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202111 Views

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Pallister misses the boat on flood protection by misleading Manitobans and all Canadians about process and impacts

January 29, 2021 Winnipeg, in the heart of the Métis Nation Homeland – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is calling Pallister on his intentional misrepresentation of the consultation process, environmental impacts and economic benefits of the Lake Manitoba/Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project. At a press conference yesterday, Pallister spoke at length about the impacts […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202138 Views

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MB Government: Province Announces $600,000 for Projects to Protect Environment, Deliver Green Economic Opportunities

Conservation and Climate Fund Grants Nearly Doubled: Guillemard The Manitoba government will provide $600,000 in new grants through the Conservation and Climate Fund to eight organizations for green initiatives throughout the province, Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard announced today. “We have taken an important step in moving the Conservation and Climate Fund to a […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202134 Views

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MMF: Moose Conservation Harvesting Initiative in Porcupine & Duck Mountains Comes to a Safe, Successful, and Sustainable Close

January 20, 2021 Winnipeg, MB in the homeland of the Métis Nation –The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is pleased to announce that on January 15th the sustainable 2020-21 Moose Conservation Harvesting Initiativein Porcupine and Duck Mountains came to a safe and successful completion as did other Métis big game hunting across the province. “Despite the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 20, 202199 Views

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Canada launches ClimateWest hub to support climate-change adaptation in the Prairies

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada January 19, 2021 – Winnipeg, Manitoba Canadians across the country are seeing an increase in extreme weather events due to climate change. These weather events are hitting harder and more often than ever before, and Canadians must be prepared for their impacts. That’s why today, the Parliamentary Secretary to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202127 Views

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Indigenous activists make progress north of the border – Winnipeg Free Press

01/5/2021 Same company, different sides of a border. Last month, the final segment of the Enbridge Line 3 crude oil pipeline replacement project was approved by Minnesota state regulators, with construction starting hours later on its border with North Dakota (where construction finished in October). The project replaces the existing link between Hardisty, Alta., and […]

by ahnationtalk on January 5, 202128 Views

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Government of Canada supporting Manitoba farmers to develop and implement solutions to combat climate change

From: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada December 16, 2020 – Winnipeg, Manitoba – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Canadian farmers are leaders in climate-smart agriculture, finding new approaches to sustainably feed Canada and the world. The Government of Canada is continuing to support their efforts by bringing together farmers, scientists, and other partners to ensure they […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202048 Views

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