CPAWS in the News

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September 18th, 2018

Keeping water healthy (letter to the Editor)

We are blessed as a nation with an abundance of fresh water, yet we are squandering this life-giving resource. One only needs to look at the algae blooms menacing Lake Winnipeg to understand that our water stewardship is inadequate.
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October 7th, 2010

Letters to the Editor: Boreal wilderness

Re: Province accused of dragging its feet on wilderness park (Oct. 2). The Manitoba government’s request to delay the designation of a provincial park in Fisher Bay is unacceptable on several grounds. Environmentally speaking, Fisher Bay is a healthy boreal wilderness; many rare and threatened species make it their home.
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June 20th, 2008

Re: New park near Fisher Bay? June 17

There has been an exceptional response in support of the proposed Fisher Bay provincial park.Not only is this a great opportunity for Manitoba to fulfil its obligation to designate protected areas that represent each of Manitoba’s natural regions, but local First Nations will be able to diversify their local economies
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December 4th, 2001

Re: Park reserve expansion urged (Aug 30)

I’m delighted Manitoba Conservation Minister Stan Struthers is soenthusiastic about the proposed provincial park on the south-west basin ofLake Winnipeg.The new Ochiwasahow (Fisher Bay) park, championed by theFisher River Cree Nation, will stretch four times the size of Winnipeg andprovide an opportunity to protect our boreal forests for future generationsof
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