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June 22, 2021

News Release: Manitoba Is Failing to Safeguard Nature

The CPAWS Report Card on Canada’s Progress in Protecting its Land and Ocean gave Manitoba a mixed review with a C- grade.
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October 2, 2020

Prime Minister commits on world stage to protecting at least 30% of land and ocean by 2030

CPAWS is thrilled that Canada has reaffirmed our country’s commitment to protect 30% of land and ocean by 2030.
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August 25, 2020

News Release: Seal River Watershed slated to become Indigenous Protected Area

The Government of Canada invested $3.2 million in the Seal River Watershed Indigenous Protected Area Initiative.
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July 15, 2020

Parks and protected areas are essential to our lives and economies: some provinces and territories still need convincing

The critical importance of parks and protected areas has been reinforced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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August 20, 2019

Quest to Create Massive Conservation Area in Manitoba Gets Federal Support

The Seal River Watershed initiative was awarded a large federal grant to help establish a massive Indigenous Protected Area in Manitoba.
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August 1, 2019

Canada Exceeds Goal Of 10% Ocean Protection With Announcement Of Tuvaijuittuq Marine Protected Area, Nunavut

Canada surpassed its commitment to protect 10% of its oceans with Tuvaijuittuq: a massive Marine Protected Area encompassing 5.55% of our ocean territory.
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July 17, 2018

Annual Parks Report outlines roadmap for meeting land and freshwater protection in Manitoba

Winnipeg – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) released its annual Parks Report today, What’s Next: Parks and Protected Areas to 2020 and Beyond, which recommends how governments in
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July 10, 2018

Huge Manitoba Conserved Boreal Forest Achieves World Heritage Site Status

CPAWS congratulates First Nations and the provincial government for their tremendous efforts in achieving a United Nations World Heritage Site on the east side of Lake Winnipeg. We also want
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June 14, 2017

As interim protections expire groups are hopeful that islands will become provincial parks

The First Nations and conservation groups involved are not alone in their pursuit, as many Manitobans have sent letters and emails to the province about the islands.
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September 2, 2016

Declining moose numbers prompt online surveys ahead of 50th North American moose conference

Reported declines in the moose population have prompted the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) to seek answers from experts and the public in the hope of preventing the species
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September 1, 2016

CPAWS mobilizes a flotilla of canoes to celebrate 25 years of success in Manitoba

To celebrate its 25th anniversary of wilderness conservation in the province, the Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is hosting a paddling event on the Assiniboine
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May 22, 2016

International Day for Biological Diversity – MB underusing effective tools to preserve biodiversity

In Manitoba, community land use planning and the Protected Areas Initiative are powerful tools to achieve biodiversity conservation targets. CPAWS hopes the new provincial government will employ these tools as
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