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June 2014

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Government, industry and ENGOs come to the table to save Lake Winnipeg: (l to r) Gord Macintosh, Manitoba's minister of conservation and water stewardship, Doug Chorney, president of Keystone Agricultural Producers, and Alexis Kanu, executive director of the Lake Winnipeg Foundation

June 11, 2014 – The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is encouraged by today’s provincial announcement of a new surface water management strategy for Manitoba and proposed changes to drainage regulations to protect threatened seasonal wetlands.

In particular, LWF is pleased by the government’s commitment to the principle of...

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in four lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

MATLOCK

Date: August 4, 2014
Location: Dunnotar Community Club
Registration: 9:15 a.m.
Walk begins: 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km

GRINDSTONE PROVINCIAL PARK

Date: August 4, 2014
Location: Black's Point Beach parking lot
Registration: 9:15 a.m.
Walk begins: 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in four lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

GIMLI

Date: August 10, 2014
Location: Lake Winnipeg Visitor Centre, Gimli Harbour
Registration: 9:15 a.m.
Walk begins: 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km

Walk for Water is the largest grassroots fundraising event in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg. Taking place in four lakeside communities, it's a great way to be a part of the solution — and a fun way to spend a day at the lake!

VICTORIA BEACH

Date: August 10, 2014
Location: Victoria Beach Clubhouse
Registration: 9:15 a.m.
Walk begins: 10:00 a.m.
Distance: 5 km and 2.5 km options

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is excited to announce our sponsorship of the award-winning documentary film Watermark at this summer’s Gimli Film Festival.

The film is a diverse collection of images and stories from around the world that examine the deep relationships that humans have with water. The stories span from floating farms off China’s Fujian coast to the Colorado River’s desert delta to the Stikine River watershed in northern British Columbia.

 “We hope Watermark will inspire people to think about their relationship to the water they interact with – especially Lake Winnipeg,” says Marlo...

Join us at the Gimli Film Festival this summer for our screening of the award-winnipeg documentary film Watermark! The first screening is at 8:00 p.m. at the Lady of the Lake theatre and the second is at 9:15 at The Aspire!

This summer, Hard Core Surf & Paddleboard will be hosting the their second annual Sup Cup! The first event, the Coney Island Challenge, will be held on the Canada Day weekend. Their second event, the Grand Beach Cup will be held August 9. All proceeds raised from the two races will go towards the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the Kenora Association for Community Living. Check out this great event on Facebook and sign up on their website!

Happy Canada Day! LWF's office will be closed on Wednesday, July 1, reopening on July 2.

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