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    Solar program receives burst of applicants

    Dec 30, 2016 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    Manitoba Hydro said it expected about 30 customers to sign up in the first year, but it has received 110 applications so far, with 20 solar installations already completed.

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    Trudeau announces review of Arctic strategy, joint drilling ban with U.S.

    Dec 21, 2016 – CBC News –

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama announced a ban on offshore oil and gas activity in the Arctic in a joint statement issued Tuesday.

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    Record late formation of Hudson Bay sea ice leads to more polar bear clashes

    Dec 15, 2016 – Winnipeg Metro News –

    Manitoba Conservation says the ice didn’t form until well into December, leaving hungry polar bears crowded on the shore.

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    Winnipeg will improve active transportation education and wayfinding

    Dec 14, 2016 – Winnipeg Metro News –

    Although some of Winnipeg’s many, many critics lament how the city is stuck in its deeply engrained, car-culture ways, there’s progress afoot.

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    Manitoba will not sign onto national climate change plan

    Dec 10, 2016 – CBC News –

    Manitoba and Saskatchewan were the only two provinces who chose not to sign onto the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

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    Transit delays inevitable in blizzard, but advocate says it could be managed better

    Dec 8, 2016 – Winnipeg Metro News –

    Local transit advocates say the effects on bus schedules of brutal traffic in blizzard doesn’t need to be as bad as it was this week.

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    Standing Rock protesters celebrate ‘big victory’ as pipeline construction halted

    Dec 4, 2016 – CBC News –

    Standing Rock protesters celebrated Sunday as news broke that construction of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline near their territory has been halted.

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