Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: Manitoba

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 Announces New Peatlands Policy

The Province of Manitoba released a new Peatlands Stewardship Strategy on April 30, including Canada’s first stand-alone legislation on the subject. The legislation will...

Keeyask Generation Project Report Released

Manitoba’s Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh released the Clean Environment Commission’s (CEC) report on the Keeyask Generation Project on May 7. It...

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...

Manitoba Unveils Comprehensive Environmental Strategy

Manitoba continues moving forward on environmental protection with an aggressive strategy of more than 100 initiatives across government that will bolster the Province’s economy...

A Resilient Province

For years, Manitoba has battled water. Cultivating life on a flood plain has meant makeshift dams and dikes, and eventually multi-million infrastructure projects such...

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...

Manitoba Seeks Input on New Groundwater and Water Well Act

Manitoba is seeking input from the public, the water well-drilling industry, the geothermal industry, and other stakeholders on a new Groundwater and Water Well Act. Conservation and Water...

Prairie Flooding Takes Top Spot on Weather Stories List

Spring flooding in Canada's Prairie region took 2011's top spot in Environment Canada's annual list of top weather stories. Epic melts occurred everywhere, says EC's...

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