In advance of Budget 2019, the Manitoba government solicited input on how provincial spending and revenue should be prioritized, and on innovative ways to save money. Our submission highlights the government’s responsibility for the sustainable management of provincial water resources and recommends provincial investment in four key areas.
Protecting Manitoba’s threatened wetlands
Ongoing drainage and damage to Manitoba’s threatened wetlands has increased flood risk and severity, and reduced water quality. Provincial resources must be invested in policies that ensure no net loss of wetland...
This year’s advocacy work concluded with our submission to the Manitoba government in advance of Budget 2019.
We highlighted the government’s responsibility for the sustainable management of provincial water resources and recommend provincial investment in four key areas: protecting Manitoba’s threatened wetlands; improving Winnipeg wastewater treatment; data sharing; and preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species.