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  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction on the seawall project at Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park is progressing according to schedule, the Manitoba Sustainable Development said. The seawall was heavily damaged by a storm last spring, but repairs and improvements are nearing completion and the public will now be allowed to access the main beach. Other work continues and there are some […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    An iconic Manitoba family destination will benefit with close to $5 million invested in its protection, Premier Greg Selinger announced yesterday. “The seawall at Winnipeg Beach suffered extensive damage due to recent severe weather events and the province answered the call for help,” said Premier Selinger. “We recognize how important Winnipeg Beach is to residents […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Manitoba is proposing its first comprehensive Surface Water Management Strategy and multi-year surface water management investments to protect Lake Winnipeg and mitigate flood and drought damage, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh and Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Steve Ashton announced. “Manitoba faces three water woes: excessive nutrient loading of waterways that is harming Lake […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of Parliament James Bezan and Joyce Bateman, joined by Senator Janis Johnson and Member of Parliament Joy Smith, were in Winnipeg yesterday to reaffirm the Government of Canada’s commitment and actions in support of Lake Winnipeg on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are proposing to undertake routine maintenance dredging at Poplar River Harbor on Lake Winnipeg.  The scope of this project includes routine maintenance dredging of the west side of the harbor between the breakwater and float wharves. The proposed dredging will be done from the ice by land […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued its Notice of Determination saying that the proposed Arnes Harbor Manitoba – Routine Maintenance Dredging project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Arnes Harbor is located at the West end of Lake Winnipeg at the mouth of the Drunken River, approximately 112 km North of Winnipeg, […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are proposing to undertake routine maintenance dredging at Dauphin River Harbor on Lake Winnipeg.  The scope of this project includes routine maintenance dredging of the harbor entrance channel. Under the official plan, the proposed dredging will be done from the ice by land based equipment and a […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has begun a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, located in the Interlake region of Manitoba. The Agency is inviting the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is in the process of determining whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project. To help inform this decision, the Agency is inviting public comments until February 12, 2018 on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects. “As a next step, […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger was joined last week by Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), to announce joint funding to build the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels. This development program will help protect residents and communities in the Lake Manitoba basin from the impacts of chronic flooding. The project consists of the […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, the Honourable Peter Van Loan, Member of Parliament for York-Simcoe, on behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada’s Environment Minister, announced that funding is available for clean-up projects through the Lake Simcoe/South-eastern Georgian Bay Clean-Up Fund. The five-year $29 million fund aims torestore the ecological health of Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay and […]

  • 5 April 2011

      Manitoba is hoping for bags of money, not sand, from the federal government to help reform the way flood prevention is funded. By Mary Agnes Welch (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, April 5, 2011    

  • 5 April 2011

    A beach renourishment project in northern Broward County has been ordered shut down by federal environmental enforcers for burying… By Larry Barszewski and David Fleshler (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, April 5, 2011    

  • 4 March 2011

    The province announced today it is stationing one of two new sandbag-making machines in Brandon — another sign that this spring’s flood… (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, March 4, 2011    

  • 23 February 2011

    The provincial government may fund dredging of the Red River north of Winnipeg to reduce the likelihood of future springtime ice jamming…   By Larry Kusch (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, February 23, 2011;

  • 4 February 2011

    More than 350 people who live in flood-prone areas north of Winnipeg are asking governments at all levels not to forget them during the … (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, February 4, 2011;

  • 12 August 2010

    Don’t expect to see dredging machines deepening the Red River any time soon, a Manitoba Conservative MP said Tuesday. Selkirk-Interlake MP James Bezan said despite calls to dredge the river to aid boat navigation and speed up the breakup of spring ice, digging out the bottom of the river in shallow spots would be expensive […]