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    Droughts, floods and extreme heat: here’s how Manitoba is grappling with its water woes

    Nov. 23 – The Narwhal – The Manitoba government is taking a first step toward dealing with water issues made worse by climate change. From nutrient-rich wetlands and 100,000 lakes to a dry southern region and an Arctic port, Manitoba is a province defined by water — after all, nearly a fifth of the province is covered in it. Now, in an update nearly 20 years in the waiting, the Manitoba government has released a strategy to manage its water resources — factoring in the impacts of a warming climate for the first time.
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    How climate change has helped greener energy businesses take off in Canada

    Nov. 22, 2022 – CBC  – Rush to beat heat waves and cold snaps during extreme weather drives demand for solar, and electric options. Many Canadian businesses have been hit hard in the last few years by everything from the pandemic to the war in Ukraine and climate change. But for some, climate change has been a boon, in part because of government grants meant to increase energy efficiency as Canada aims for net-zero emissions by 2050.

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    Canada must adapt to a changing climate. So must our workforce.

    Nov. 14, 2022 – National Observer – Canada’s current failure to prepare our communities is a lost opportunity and must be addressed by the soon-to-be released National Adaptation Strategy, expected by the end of 2022.

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    Climate change solutions found through our youth, an opportunity to get started

    Nov. 14, 2022 – The Manitoba Government – is encouraging the engagement of the next generation and the environment by accepting applications for the Youth Advisory Council on Climate. Applications are due at midnight on November 30, 2022.

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    Climate conference hears loss of Arctic summer sea ice now inevitable by 2050

    Nov. 7, 2022 – CBC – A new report says it’s now inevitable the Arctic will lose its entire summer sea cover at least once over the next generation and probably a lot more often than that.

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