Monday, December 9, 2019

Tag: Lake Winnipeg

Feds Invest $26M in the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced that the Government of Canada will invest $25.7 million in the Lake Winnipeg Basin Program, which is part of...

Man. Budget Adds $20M to Water Infrastructure Spending

Manitoba released its 2017 budget, yesterday, which includes $60 million for water infrastructure and $15 million for maintenance and preservation of water related assets. The...

NGOs Argue More Monitoring Needed to Address Nutrients in Lake Winnipeg

The provincial government has said on it website that it is undertaking “considerable water quality work

Manitoba Doubles Budget to Fight Zebra Mussels

The Manitoba government announced this week that it will double its investment in inspections, enforcement, and public education to help limit the spread of...

Review of Lake Winnipeg Hydroelectric Operations Sets New Requirements

This week the Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (CEC) released a report on the review of the regulation for hydropower development on the Nelson River...

Manitoba Unveils Massive Comprehensive Strategy for Surface Water Management

In an effort to protect the province’s water resources, Manitoba announced its first comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy along with multi-year surface water management...

Manitoba Takes Action Against Zebra Mussels in Lake Winnipeg

Manitoba has announced actions to protect Lake Winnipeg from invasive zebra mussels, which have been found in harbours at Gimli, Willow Point, Boundary Creek...

All Aboard

Across the video screen, zooplankton, phytoplankton, and benthos are collaborating to perform an intricate dance. After an intense two-day discussion at the Living Lakes Canada...

Harper Launches Phase Two Lake of Winnipeg Cleanup

Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced federal support for the second phase of the Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative (LWBI) which will focus on improving water...

New Computer Technology To Bolster Lake Winnipeg Watershed Protection

Manitoba's Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Lynette Gillen, regional vice-president, RBC Royal Bank, today announced $225,000 in private sector funding for...

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