On Oct. 19, the Manitoba government released the Clean Environment Commission’s report on Lake Winnipeg regulation.
The CEC and its role
The Manitoba Clean Environment Commission (CEC) is an arms-length provincial agency established to provide advice and recommendations to the minister of conservation and water stewardship, and to develop and maintain public participation in environmental matters. Its recommendations are not binding; the minister reviews them and chooses whether to adopt them.
The scope of the recent report
The CEC was asked to conduct a review and gather public input on...