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Manitoba collaborates with First Nation communities for flood mitigation – Insurance Business

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister has announced that the provincial government has plans to collaborate and consult with several First Nations in the Interlake area over the government’s plan to shut off two outlet channels in order to mitigate flood risks.

“For nearly a year our government has engaged with Indigenous communities that may be impacted by these channel projects in order to build relationships, share information and gain a greater understanding of the potential challenges and benefits that do exist,” Pallister told the media.

The two outlet channels to be cut are on Lake St. Martin and Lake Manitoba, CBC reported.

Read More: http://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/ca/news/flood/manitoba-collaborates-with-first-nation-communities-for-flood-mitigation-75807.aspx

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