Apr 20 10
MANITOBANS TO TURN EYES TO THE SKIES IN FIRST PROVINCEWIDE BIRD COUNT

The Manitoba Breeding Bird Atlas will be a comprehensive gathering of information that will help preserve our unique avian populations, said Manitoba Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie and Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, Rod Bruinooge.

“The Breeding Bird Atlas will be one of the largest...


Mar 08 10
MINISTER WELCOMES U.S. FEDERAL COURT RULING IN MANITOBA’S FAVOUR ON NORTHWEST AREA WATER SUPPLY PROJ

The U.S. District Court has again ruled in favour of Manitoba in its case against the Northwest Area Water Supply (NAWS) project, Water Stewardship Minister Christine Melnick announced today.
 
Judge Rosemary Collyer, in her decision issued Friday, March 5, ordered the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to...


Jan 27 10
SITE PROPOSED FOR TIM HORTONS YOUTH LEADERSHIP CAMP IN WHITESHELL

Public consultations on a proposed location for the Tim Horton Children’s Foundation youth leadership camp near Sylvia Lake in the Whiteshell Provincial Park will be held in February, Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie and Tim Horton Children’s Foundation vice-president Dave Newnham announced...


Dec 15 09
PREMIER COMMITS MANITOBA TO MOVE TOWARD CAP-AND-TRADE LEGISLATION

COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Premier Greg Selinger today committed the
provincial government to moving forward with legislation enabling
the creation of a cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse-gas
emissions in Manitoba.  He said the system will be subject to
public consultations in 2010.

“Manitoba is...


Dec 11 09
PREMIER AND CONSERVATION MINISTER TO ATTEND COPENHAGEN CLIMATE-CHANGE CONFERENCE

Premier Greg Selinger and Conservation Minister Bill Blaikie will
join world leaders, policy makers, industry leaders, scientists
and environmentalists from around the world at the United Nations
Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.

“Manitoba is a leader in clean-energy technology, energy
...


Dec 09 09
PROVINCE COMMITS TO NEW BOREAL PEATLANDS STEWARDSHIP STRATEGY: SELINGER

On the eve of the Copenhagen climate-change summit, Manitoba is
announcing two new protected areas with significant carbon stores
and committing to a new boreal peatlands stewardship strategy,
Premier Greg Selinger announced today.
 
“We are adding almost 400,000 hectares in the boreal tundra
transition...


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