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Monday, November 5, 2012 (All day) - The Projector
Peat moss mining has moved into our provincial parks. North America’s largest peat producer, Sun Gro Horticulture, is proposing a 531-hectare mine in Hecla/Grindstone Provincial Park, a two-hour drive north of Winnipeg.
Sunday, November 4, 2012 (All day) - Petroleum News
Largest quake on BC coast since 1949 fuels concern about pipeline, tankers
Friday, November 2, 2012 (All day) - Winnipeg Free Press
Environmental groups fear there are few safeguards left for most of Manitoba's waterways because new federal legislation would remove all but six of them from navigable waters protection.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 (All day) - Winnipeg Free Press
An independent study into the Bipole III transmission line's impact on woodland caribou and moose doesn't recognize the pressures the animals are under, the province's Clean Environment Commission
Thursday, November 1, 2012 (All day) - Friday, November 2, 2012 (All day) - The Interlake Enterprise
Some expected that Manitoba Conservation and  Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh would be announcing the decision on the awarding of peat mine licences sometime in November. However, a call to Interlake riding MLA Tom Nevakshonoff clarified the question.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (All day) - News 1130
Cohen Commission makes 75 recommendations to protect the fishery There's no smoking gun found in a massive report looking into the decline of Fraser River sockeye salmon.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (All day) - CBC News
A rare, white bear gave conservation officers a Halloween fright of their own after escaping from its pen Tuesday. The 18-month-old male Kermode bear, named Clover, was eventually recaptured, but controversy continues over why it was taken into captivity in the first place.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (All day) - Canadian Press
A sitting judge spent three years and $26 million looking for answers around the collapse of a Fraser River sockeye salmon run, but before the conclusions were available the federal government made changes that would make the prized fishery even more vulnerable, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Bruce Cohen said.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (All day) - Globe & Mail
The event that caused Prime Minister Stephen Harper to order a judicial inquiry into salmon management was so catastrophic it sent a shock wave throughout British Columbia: In the fall of 2009, sockeye salmon almost vanished from the Fraser River. After decades of decline, the most productive salmon river on the planet – a river that once had a run of 100 million sockeye – had suddenly been reduced to just one million spawners.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (All day) - CKNW AM980
More than three years after the worst returns in British Columbia in decades, a review that took more than two years to complete has determined the future of Fraser River sockeye salmon is 'uncertain.'
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