6 Results for Rochelle Squires

Saskatchewan’s Environment Minister Dustin Duncan has announced a new Climate Resilience Measurement Framework to help measure resilience to climate change within the province. The framework is a cornerstone commitment in Prairie Resilience, the Saskatchewan government’s climate change strategy. The action plan includes 25 measures to monitor and enhance the province’s resilience…

November 30, 2018 @ 10:04am

The Manitoba government has launched public consultations on a draft regulation that would streamline approvals for lower-risk, lower-impact drainage and water control projects. “Manitoba is committed to developing water management strategies that promote sustainable agricultural production and water conservation,” said Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires. “The proposed Water Rights Regulation…

November 30, 2018 @ 9:49am

Fertilizer Canada, the Government of Manitoba, and Keystone Agricultural Producers have renewed their partnership to promote 4R Nutrient Stewardship as the leading approach to sustainable nutrient beneficial management practices (BMPs) in the province. The MOU links the Government of Manitoba's objectives for environmental performance with the 4R Nutrient Stewardship programming…

November 27, 2018 @ 9:48am

The Manitoba government has modified enforcement efforts aimed at ensuring boaters and watercraft users follow all required steps to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS). “We know that Manitobans support our effort to prevent the spread of AIS, and most boaters are responsible about following the steps to…

October 17, 2018 @ 9:48am

For Waste Reduction Week, the Government of Manitoba is emphasizing the importance of proper disposal of oil and the impacts of improper disposal on water. Manitoba has confirmed approval of the stewardship program plan for the continued collection and recycling of used oil and oil containers, filters and antifreeze, Sustainable…

October 16, 2018 @ 10:34am

A new report received by the Manitoba government has found that Regional Cumulative Effects Assessment (RCEA) was negligent with respect to an array of factors in its review of historical and contemporary impacts of hydroelectric development in the Nelson, Burntwood, Rat, and Churchill river systems. Yesterday, the province confirmed the…

August 22, 2018 @ 9:05am