Thursday, July 2, 2020

Tag: Manitoba

Manitoba to Spend $22M Fighting Floods

Manitoba will invest $22 million in equipment and technology to improve flood-fighting capacity and preparedness as it faces the potential for widespread spring flooding,...

Pilot Aims to Keep Pollutants Out of Lake Winnipeg

A pilot project at Netley-Libau Marsh, supported by $150,000 in provincial funding, will explore ways of preventing pollutants from getting into Lake Winnipeg while...

Canada-Manitoba Sign Lake Winnipeg Clean-Up Memorandum

Vic Toews, Minister of Public Safety and Member of Parliament for Provencher, on behalf of Canada's Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, and Manitoba's Minister...

Manitoba District Celebrates Completion of IWM Plan

Water Stewardship Minister Christine Melnick today congratulated the Seine-Rat River Conservation District and its project management team for completing the Seine River integrated watershed...

Feds Ban Dish Detergents Containing Phosphorus

An effort led by Manitoba to reduce phosphorus in consumer products across Canada goes into effect July 1 when a ban on dishwashing detergent...

Blaikie Proposes Sewage Ejector Rules Amendment

Manitoba is proposing amendments to its Onsite Wastewater Management Systems Regulation that are aimed at addressing concerns raised about the province’s phase-out of...

Steinbach Lagoon Expansion Begins

A sod-turning ceremony took place last week to mark the start of Steinbach, Manitoba’s Lagoon Expansion project—the largest capital works project ever to take...

Making Progress on Lake Winnipeg Recommendations

Two years after the release of the Lake Winnipeg Stewardship Board's final report containing 135 recommendations for action, the board has evaluated the progress...

Winnipeg Treatment Plant Opens

This morning, Winnipeg's Mayor Sam Katz toasted the official opening of the City's new drinking water treatment plant—a facility that took 10 years to...

FOE Launches Awareness Project in Manitoba

Friends of the Earth Canada is launching its new water awareness project, Be True To Blue, in Manitou, Manitoba in cooperation with the Pembina...

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