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Manitoba Government Announces Boreal Summit

February 17, 2015 Summit to Engage Manitobans in Balanced Approach to Boreal Region: Ministers Mackintosh, Robinson The Manitoba government is co-ordinating a boreal summit in northern Manitoba to help Indigenous communities, stakeholders and Manitobans work towards a shared vision of prosperity and sustainability, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Aboriginal and Northern Affairs […]

by NationTalk on February 17, 2015534 Views

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2014 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Award Winners Announced: Minister Mackintosh

January 28, 2015 The recipients of the 2014 Manitoba Excellence in Sustainability Awards were announced today by Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh. “We are constantly striving to reduce our impact on the environment and it’s great to see those efforts supported with projects like these,” said Minister Mackintosh.  “I’d like to congratulate these […]

by pmnationtalk on January 29, 2015491 Views

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Manitoba Government Plans Expansion of Pembina Valley Provincial Park

January 19, 2015 Preserving Nature and Offering New Recreational Opportunities: Minister Mackintosh The Manitoba government continues to preserve natural habitat with plans to expand Pembina Valley Provincial Park five-fold, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced today. “This historic expansion of Pembina Valley Provincial Park shows we are committed to preserving natural areas and […]

by pmnationtalk on January 20, 2015543 Views

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Flood Protection for Reston thanks to Government Partnership

Reston Community dike to help reduce future flood risk and impacts January 19, 2015 – Reston, Manitoba – Infrastructure Canada Officials from three levels of government were present today in Reston, to announce funding for a new flood protection project. Residents of this community in the Rural Municipality of Pipestone will soon benefit from additional safety […]

by pmnationtalk on January 19, 2015566 Views

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Conservation Groups: Manitoba Poised For Big Gains on Boreal Forest Protection

Jan 13 2015 Manitoba took several major conservation steps in 2014 to better safeguard the province’s vast boreal forest. But 2015 could bring even bigger advances toward a broader plan that will bring prosperity and protection to the region. WINNIPEG, Jan. 13, 2015 – Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society […]

by pmnationtalk on January 13, 2015554 Views

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Performance Opportunity: Music PEI Conference and Festival

January 8, 2015 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 4pm, Thursday, January 15, 2015 Manitoba Music is accepting submissions from performing songwriters or bands interested in participating in a new songwriters conference and festival hosted by Music PEI. The PEI SongWorks Conference and festival will include an opportunity for Manitoba artists to mentor Prince Edward Island songwriters, to perform […]

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 2015529 Views

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Manitoba Government Invests Nearly $12 Million in Water Services Infrastructure in Western Municipalities

December 18, 2014 Provincial Support of Water Services Projects will Help Grow Rural Economies, Protect Environment: Minister Caldwell PIPESTONE—The Manitoba government is investing nearly $12 million to improve water and waste-water systems in 12 western municipalities by upgrading and replacing local water supply and disposal services, Municipal Government Minister Drew Caldwell announced here today. “We […]

by pmnationtalk on December 19, 2014475 Views

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Manitoba Government Implements Direct Oversight of Private Firms to Protect Children in Emergency Hotel Placements: Minister Irvin-Ross

December 18, 2014 Family Services Taking Steps to Improve Care, Reduce Reliance on Hotels as Temporary Shelters Following a review of private firms caring for children in hotels, the Manitoba government has assigned highly trained department staff to directly monitor contract workers and has begun taking steps to improve care while continuing to reduce reliance […]

by pmnationtalk on December 18, 2014526 Views

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Manitoba Government Issues 2014 Fall Conditions Report

December 16, 2014 Most Major Rivers, Lakes Above Normal for this Time of Year: Minister Ashton The Hydrologic Forecast Centre has released a 2014 Fall Conditions Report on soil moisture levels at freeze-up, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced today. “It’s too early to produce a detailed long-term flood forecast as conditions could change […]

by pmnationtalk on December 17, 2014493 Views

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Manitobans Invited to Share Views at Second Series of Open Houses on Assiniboine River, Lake Manitoba Basins Flood Mitigation Study

December 5, 2014 Manitobans will have a second chance to share their views at a series of open house meetings on enhanced flood mitigation for the Assiniboine River and Lake Manitoba basins, Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced today. “The open house sessions will give Manitobans the opportunity to learn about and provide input […]

by pmnationtalk on December 8, 2014561 Views

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