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Tag: Lake Winnipeg

Manitoba to Create Surface Water Management Strategy

The Manitoba government is partnering with a variety of provincial stakeholders to reduce flooding and maintain a healthy Lake Winnipeg through the creation of...

$1.2B in Sewage Treatment Upgrades for Winnipeg

The City of Winnipeg needs to find $1.2 billion for upgrades to its sewage treatment facilities. In order to fund Provincially mandated upgrades, the City's...

Lake Winnipeg Clean Up Projects Receive Funding

The federal government has announced over $398,000 in federal funding for nine new community projects supported under the fifth round of the Lake...

Selinger Unveils New Plan for Lake Winnipeg

The Government of Manitoba will take new action to protect the province’s water and save Lake Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger announced yesterday. “The stakes...

Manitoba to Launch Action Plan for Lake Winnipeg: Selinger

The Government of Manitoba will take the steps necessary to save Lake Winnipeg, Premier Greg Selinger announced today, concluding Dr. Peter Leavitt's five-year study...

Manitoba Announces Shoreline Protection Pilot

The Manitoba government is supporting a $100,000 pilot project to preserve and build up Victoria beach, Water Stewardship Minister Christine Melnick announced today. Through a...

Bio or Bust

“Anybody who thinks this is a run-of-the-mill problem is wrong,” says John Fjeldsted, executive director of the Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA). “Make no...

MB Hydro Commits Funds for Lake Winnipeg Research

Manitoba Hydro has committed more than $1.35 million over six years to help fund further research into ongoing water quality and biological changes in...

Plan to Clean Up Lake Winnipeg Bolstered by New Research Chair

The appointment of Dr. David Lobb as Manitoba's first-ever research chair in watershed systems is a significant step in developing new, innovative ways to...

Monitoring Not Adequate: Vaughan

Environment Canada is not adequately monitoring Canada’s fresh water resources, says Scott Vaughan, Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, in his report tabled today...

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