Dec 04 01
Battle for the Beach

A recent article, “Battle for the Beach” (August 30, 2003), and two subsequent editorials call for major commercial developments in Grand Beach Provincial Park and surrounding area.

Why do provincial parks exist? The three purposes of Manitoba’s provincial parks from The Provincial Parks Act are to...

Dec 04 01
Park would be good for Lake Winnipeg

Regarding Peter Schroedter’s article on the issues surrounding the proposal to protect Little Limestone Lake in a national park (Innovative solution needed for unique lake, Sept.16).

First of all, park or no park, the mining development he alludes to is unlikely ever to take place. There are no...

Dec 04 01
Avoiding Cottage Sprawl

Winnipeg,Manitoba-The Manitoba Government announced today that 700 new cottage lots are available for lease or sale in our province.  A cottage represents the largest ecological imprint that an individual makes in a park or wilderness area.

While it appears that the lots available this spring are...

Dec 04 01
New Atlas Promotes Sustainable Development in the Riding Mountain Region

Citizens, landowners, educators, conservation organizations, First Nations, and government agencies in the Riding Mountain region have a new resource and education tool to work with—the Riding Mountain Ecosystem Community Atlas.

This shared information provides common ground for everyone interested...

Dec 04 01
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, David Suzuki Foundation and Canadian Boreal Initiative Team U

Occurring in the United Nations International Year of Fresh Water, Boreal Rendezvous is being organized with First Nations colleagues and involves high profile Canadians in all events, such as Rick Mercer, Justin Trudeau, Cathy Jones, Tomson Highway, Sarah Harmer, Silken Laumann, Tom Cochrane,...

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