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Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Transport Minister expresses concerns over sending oil through Churchill

Canada’s federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt recently came out bluntly against shipping oil through Canada’s north.

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Conservation group decries Manitoba’s first new provincial park mine in 25 years

Conservation group decries Manitoba’s first new provincial park mine in 25 years

The Manitoba government has quietly issued an environmental licence for Hudbay’s Reed Mine copper project in Grass River Provincial Park, the first new mine in a provincial park in more than two decades.

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Solar Co-op, Green Investor, Love Your Lake – GCNews #803

Solar Co-op, Green Investor, Love Your Lake – GCNews #803

803: 14 January 2013 – Published by Green Communities Canada. SOLAR CO-OP. Windfall Centre manages York Solar Co-operative’s project development that offers York Region residents an opportunity to invest (Solar Bonds for $1000 each) in local community-owned rooftop solar energy projects. In order to apply for Feed-in-Tariff contracts, the Co-op needs 50 York Region homeowners to sign […]

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Manitoba Conservation Districts Association: “Thriving with Change” Conference, Dec 3-4

Manitoba Conservation Districts Association: “Thriving with Change” Conference, Dec 3-4

Registration is now open for the MCDA’s 37th annual conservation conference December 3-4 at the Keystone Centre in Brandon, Manitoba.

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Wilderness Committee: new report on mining impacts in Manitoba

Wilderness Committee: new report on mining impacts in Manitoba

Winnipeg – The Wilderness Committee has released a new report designed to educate Manitobans about the impact mining is having on Manitoba’s parks.

The publication documents which parks have mining activity, the risks of all… Read more..

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Sun Gro proposes a peat mine in Manitoba’s Hecla Park

Sun Gro proposes a peat mine in Manitoba’s Hecla Park

Public comment essential on multinational corporation’s bid to mine peat in Hecla Provincial Park.

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How to become an environmentalist – Science Matters

How to become an environmentalist – Science Matters

Young people often ask me what they have to do to be environmentalists. They want to make a difference. My answer is, “Follow your heart. Do what you love most and pursue it with passion.”

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Logging and mining hurting moose populations in Manitoba

Logging and mining hurting moose populations in Manitoba

The Wilderness Committee is again calling the Manitoba government to account on plummeting moose populations, and encouraging them to fix the problem by addressing the root cause of the decline: industrial activity in our wildlands.

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SodaStream: World Without Bottles

SodaStream: World Without Bottles

Toronto – Ever wish you could reduce the amount of flavoured beverage containers you use? Do you love carbonated drinks, but hate the waste they generate?

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Manitoba’s Meditation Lake still protected Whiteshell Park

Manitoba’s Meditation Lake still protected Whiteshell Park

Manitobans celebrate the provincial government’s announcement to permanently protect the Meditation Lake area in Whiteshell Provincial Park. But concerns about private development at Sylvia Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park remain.

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