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April 22nd, 2024

Op-Ed: Lack of Climate Investment has High Cost

The provincial government’s lack of investment in nature could cost Manitobans dearly. Conserving nature is an essential and cost-effective part of the climate solution and it needs to be acted on immediately.
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March 8th, 2024

Manitoba Needs to Invest in Nature in Upcoming Budget

Premier Kinew’s government needs to make a substantial investment to achieve its ambitious target of protecting 30% of Manitoba by 2030.
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February 26th, 2024

A Budget to Help Manitoba — and the Planet: OP-ED

The upcoming Manitoba budget needs to show a strong investment in protecting nature, CPAWS and Audubon wrote in a Winnipeg Free Press op-ed.
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January 22nd, 2024

Watershed a Gem: Letter to Editor

The joined hands of Indigenous leadership and the governments of Manitoba and Canada to protect nature is conservation done right.
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December 18th, 2023

24 Reasons to Be Hopeful About Nature in 2024

There has never been a better time to make big changes – and big impacts – in the world of conservation. Especially right here in Manitoba.
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October 19th, 2023

Tell New MLAs to Protect Manitoba’s Lands and Waters

We welcomed incoming MLAs with a caribou stuffie and a reminder that Manitobans are counting on them to protect our lands and waters.
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September 21st, 2023

Nature-Based Solutions Have Role

“We no longer have the luxury of delaying action to address this existential threat,” Ron Thiessen wrote in a letter to the Free Press.
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September 7th, 2023

Find Out What Manitoba’s Political Parties Say About Conservation

3 of 4 political parties pledged to protect 30% of Manitoba’s lands and waters by 2030 in response to a CPAWS Manitoba campaign.
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August 11th, 2023

Media Kit for 30×30 Campaign – August 2023

Quotes and background related to the CPAWS Manitoba campaign asking political parties to protect nature ahead of the upcoming election.
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August 4th, 2023

OP-ED: Manitoba needs a Plan to Protect Nature

“There is still time for humanity to rein in climate change if we act quickly and decisively. Ron Thiessen wrote in an opinion piece published by the Winnipeg Free Press.
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December 5th, 2019

CPAWS applauds federal government’s commitment to conservation and nature-based climate solutions in Speech from the Throne

We welcome federal government commitments to protect 25% of Canada’s land and ocean by 2025 and to pursue nature-based solutions to fight climate change.
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March 10th, 2016

Trudeau – Obama joint statement reaffirms conservation goals

CPAWS Manitoba applauds the re-affirmation by the Canadian and US federal governments that they intend to protect at least 17% of lands and 10% of marine areas by 2020. The goal was highlighted in a joint statement released today during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s state visit to the White House.
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