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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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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