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Bait Regulations in AIS Control Zones

CHANGES TO BAIT REGULATIONS IN AIS CONTROL ZONES The Province of Manitoba is conducting a review of their Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) regulations as part of its overall strategic plan.  As part of that review, and based on concerns by anglers regarding the use and disposal of frozen bait in AIS control zones, the province […]

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Thompson’s Community Wildlife Protection Plan

The City of Thompson is the first Manitoba community to complete a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP). The City of Thompson recently completed a two-part CWPP with assistance from the Manitoba Wildfire Program and the Office of the Fire Commissioner using FireSmart Canada’s guiding documents.  Thompson’s CWPP (Part 1) was developed to ensure an organized […]

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The Economics of Outfitting

The Canadian Federation of Outfitter Associations (CFOA) has released the first-ever study on the economics of Canada’s outfitting industry. In Canada, outfitting involves more than 4,000 businesses, employing over 37,000 Canadians who welcome over 300,000 clients a year from outside Canada. The full report is available on CFOA’s website. The study complied data for each province, […]

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Accessible Canada for People with Disabilities

Making an Accessible Canada for People with Disabilities   Accessibility in Canada is about creating communities, workplaces and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers. Today, 3.8 million Canadians over the age of 15 (almost 14% of Canadians), identify as having a disability. The Government of Canada is introducing Bill C-81, the […]

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Night Patrol Leads to Night Hunting Charges

Manitoba Sustainable Development advises that recent night patrols, including aerial surveillance, have identified several suspects involved in dangerous hunting and led to a number of charges. On Dec. 10, 2018, officers patrolling near Ashern witnessed a vehicle driving down a municipal road, using a spotlight to light up areas just off the road.  Officers watched […]

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2018 Migratory Game Bird Harvest Survey

  If you purchased a Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit in 2018, you may find in the mail a request to participate in the Harvest Questionnaire Survey. Hunters are encouraged to respond, even if you did not hunt this year, to questions about their migratory game bird hunting experience during the 2018-2019 season. The Harvest […]

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Rapid Decline of Manitoba Moose

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 29, 2018 – A new documentary series shares rare and unusual encounters with one of Canada’s most iconic animals while raising grave concerns about their future. Doc Moose introduces viewers to Dr. Vince Crichton, internationally recognized expert on moose biology and management. During his over 40-year career at Manitoba’s Wildlife and Ecosystem […]

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Economic Study on Lake Winnipeg Fishery

Economic Study on the Lake Winnipeg Fishery Released A rally was organized on October 23rd at the Manitoba Legislative Building to publicize the release of an economic study on recreational and commercial fishing on Lake Winnipeg. The study, conducted by Probe Research, found recreational and commercial fishing on Lake Winnipeg contributed hundreds of millions of […]

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New Travel Manitoba Partnership Opportunities: Fish + Hunt 2019

Travel Manitoba has developed a diverse line-up of marketing opportunities for fish and hunt operators in 2019. Our program is a cooperative program – we invest in custom content creation, traditional, social and digital media in bulk, and sell to you, our partners, for less. We create access to markets you might not otherwise be […]

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Big Game Threat and Hunter Health Concern

  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, […]

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