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Paddle for Protection tour set for World Rivers Day

Paddle for Protection tour set for World Rivers Day

The Wilderness Committee celebrates World Rivers Day by paddling to protect the lower Bird River in Manitoba.

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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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Hudbay copper mine likely to go ahead in Manitoba park despite environmental concerns

Hudbay copper mine likely to go ahead in Manitoba park despite environmental concerns

The Manitoba government is in the final stages of authorizing a new copper mine in Grass River Provincial Park.

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Wilderness Committee urges Manitoba’s government to ban peat mining

Wilderness Committee urges Manitoba’s government to ban peat mining

The Wilderness Committee collects hundreds of letters from Manitobans objecting to a peat strip mine in Hecla-Grindstone Provincial Park.

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Growing Local Conference, March 1-2, 2013

Growing Local Conference, March 1-2, 2013

Manitoba’s premiere food security event offers workshops, discussions and displays on food skills, sustainable agriculture, indigenous and northern issues, health and food justice.

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Is Canada’s Organic Certification System effective?

Is Canada’s Organic Certification System effective?

The Frontier Centre for Public Policy recently released a policy study that questions the validity of Canada’s organic certification system.

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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

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

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Eco Stream Unveils “The Cage” Eco-Exhibit

Eco Stream Unveils “The Cage” Eco-Exhibit

Today, Eco Stream Canada will unveil “The Cage” Eco-Exhibit at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport.

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