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  • Airbnb is Not Going Away Anytime Soon

    09/06/18

    Peter Slobodzian, Chair of Licencing & Regulation Committee, contributes an opinion piece to this month’s MLOA newsletter on the subject of Airbnb.

    by Peter Slobodzian

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  • Big Game Threat and Hunter Health Concern

    08/07/18

     

    Chronic Wasting Disease is a sister to “mad cow” disease, and is confirmed in twenty-four US States, plus Alberta and Saskatchewan. It transmits through bodily fluids and is especially persistent and infectious in the clay soils, passing through dust, water, plants and trees. Recent research confirmed that macaques monkeys can be infected with CWD, suggesting that hunters should exercise caution and get informed. The MLOA is advocating for quick and convenient CWD testing for hunter-harvested animals in Manitoba, to help keep infected materials from the food and feed chains.

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  • The Family Enterprise Xchange (FEX)

    06/29/18

    Are you a member of a family-owned business?

    Would you like to connect with other like-minded individuals?

     

    The Family Enterprise Xchange (FEX) is a ‘safe harbour’ for business families to connect, share experiences and, in a confidential environment, learn about how to best overcome challenges as well as celebrate the successes that are unique to family business.  Through a chapter network across Canada, FEX offers a variety of forums for the ‘Xchange’ and sharing of knowledge and expertise.  Read More…

  • Sturgeon fishing rules need updating

    03/14/18

    Outfitters in eastern Manitoba have been working with the province to seek clarity on angling for sturgeon on the Winnipeg River. Read More…

  • MLOA showcasing Manitoba at SCI show

    01/26/18

    From Jan. 31 to Feb. 3, the MLOA will be showcasing Manitoba to the world’s hunting community at the Safari Club International convention in Nevada. Read More…

  • What will Manitoba do with angling and hunting poll results?

    11/29/17

    This fall, the Manitoba government launched into one of its most visible exercises in democracy in recent memory. Read More…

  • BC grizzly policy ill-conceived

    08/16/17

    The recent announcement by the British Columbia government to “end trophy hunting” of grizzly bears in the province wasn’t unexpected, but it was remarkably lacking in both detail and pragmatism.

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  • Big walleye, big smiles at MLOA Canada Day derby

    07/06/17

    This Canada Day, the MLOA hosted a province-wide fishing derby for anglers at our member properties, to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Read More…

  • MLOA supports Conservation Officer Day bill

    05/30/17

    Protecting Manitoba’s fish and wildlife resources from poachers and black-market sellers is a tough gig. Read More…

  • Provincial budget offers little change for tourism operators

    04/24/17

    Manitoba’s provincial budget was released April 11, but there wasn’t any huge news in it for tourism, small business or fish and wildlife management. Read More…