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Greens oppose frack sand operation

On February 12, 2019, Green Party of Manitoba Environment Advocate Dave Nickarz sent a letter to Minister squire in opposition to the proposed Wanipigow Sand Extraction Project. Below is a copy of the text of that letter. Minister Squires, I am writing to you on behalf of the Green Party of Manitoba in my capacity as Environment Advocate, concerning the ... Read More »

Greens Comment on Government’s Proposed Wetland Drainage Regulations

Green Party of Manitoba Leader James Beddome and Environment Advocate Dave Nickarz submitted a letter to the Government of Manitoba in response to their proposed wetland regulations, which organizations such as Lake Winnipeg Foundation had identified as being inadequate. Below is the text of the letter that was submitted to the Government on January 24, 2019: We write this letter on ... Read More »

The province must show leadership in responding to Greyhound plans to cancel service

Green Party of Manitoba leader James Beddome has called on Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister to show leadership in developing a made-in-Manitoba response to Greyhound’s recent announcement that it would cancel its passenger bus service in Manitoba. “The loss of this bus service will create hardship for many Manitobans, particularly those in rural and remote communities,” said Beddome. “The provincial government ... Read More »