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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, 202059 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, 2020165 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, 202079 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, 202097 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, 2020234 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, 2020131 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, 202082 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, 202072 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, 202097 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, 2020118 Views

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