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Winnipeg Offers Free Water Quality Testing for Residents with Lead Pipes

The City of Winnipeg is offering free water quality testing for residents who may have lead water pipes. Lead is a common, natural metal found...

First Nations Access to Water Infrastructure Linked to Health

International development experts are well aware that families in poor countries living without a toilet or piped drinking water are at risk for all...

Water Top Priority for First Nations Infrastructure

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde opened the National Housing and Infrastructure Forum in Winnipeg, MB, on November 1st by calling for a First...

Prime Minister Trudeau Visits Shoal Lake 40 First Nation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Shoal Lake 40 First Nation in Manitoba this week. The visit was prompted by an invitation by VICE Media,...

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...

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...

A Private (and Public) Matter

Traditionally, we have used the design-bid-build (DBB) model for infrastructure project delivery in North America. In the basic DBB model, the owner (a municipality)...

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...

Sewage Secrecy

*Update* Winnipeg mayoral candidate Judy Wasylycia-Leis held a press conference on Sunday demanding that Mayor Sam Katz release the details of the City of...

Winnipeg Water to Stay Public

Winnipeg is no longer considering a private partner for its water and sewer facilities, reports the Winnipeg Free Press. Instead, the city is replacing...

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