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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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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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January 18th, 2024

Indigenous-led Conservation Initiative Protects 50,000 sq km in Northern Manitoba

Four First Nations secured interim protection for the Seal River Watershed, a pristine wilderness nearly as large as Nova Scotia.
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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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July 17th, 2023

Protecting Our Polar Pals

We loved seeing all the creative entries for the #ProtectPolarBears Colouring Contest. Thanks so much to everyone who entered.
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September 3rd, 2021

Letter to the Editor: Make Assiniboine Forest a National Park

Assiniboine Forest would be an outstanding choice as a national park within Winnipeg.
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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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May 22nd, 2018

Your Voice Needed Now to Protect Manitoba’s Provincial Parks From Logging and Mining!

Add your voice to the campaign to protect nature in Turtle Mountain and Duck Mountain provincial parks from industrial activities such as logging, mining, and oil/gas extraction.
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