Check out this fantastic series of articles from the Lake Winnipeg Foundation – April 9, 2018
Out of sight, beneath the ground and behind the walls of industrial plants, a national crisis is growing.
Water and wastewater systems make up approximately 30 percent of Canada’s municipal infrastructure – and, across the nation, these systems are in serious trouble: crumbling due to age, chronically underfunded and increasingly inefficient.
The Red River Basin Commission invites you to join us in celebrating its 35th Annual Red River Basin Land & Water Summit Conference to be held January 23 – 25, 2018 at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba. “Finding Balance: Is There A New Normal In Water Management”. You can find additional information on conference sessions here.
CBC News, November 29, 2017 – A new study found a neurotoxin linked to diseases including ALS and Alzheimer’s in blue-green algal blooms in Lake Winnipeg.
November 30, 2017 – The Manitoba government has introduced new proposed legislation (the Sustainable Watersheds Act) aimed at strengthening watershed management in the province through measures that would include protecting wetlands, improving approval processes and enforcement for drainage projects, and modernizing the conservation districts program, Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires and Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler announced today.