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January 2020

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In December, shortly after shuffling his cabinet, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued mandate letters to all federal ministers. Continuing a practice started by Trudeau in 2015, these letters have been released publicly and are available on the Office of the Prime Minister’s website.

Mandate letters outline the Prime Minister's expectations for each minister, including specific policy objectives which each minister is expected to accomplish.

The health of Lake Winnipeg is both a national priority and a cross-cutting file. Achieving meaningful positive change will require attention and...

A black and white photo of Louis Riel

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of Louis Riel Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

A close-up photograph of cattails in Netley-Libau Marsh

Did you know wetlands remove nutrients from runoff and help protect downstream waterways?

Since 1997, Feb. 2 has been observed as World Wetlands Day. Throughout the world, people are encouraged to raise awareness about the importance of wetlands and take action in their own communities to protect these special areas.

Take part in the conversation on social media with #WorldWetlandsDay

The LWF office will be closed on Good Friday, April 10. We will re-open on Monday, April 13.

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, May 18, for Victoria Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 19.

Have a great long weekend!

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, Aug. 3 for Terry Fox Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Enjoy your August long weekend!

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, September 7, for Labour Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, September 8.

Have a great long weekend!

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, Oct. 12 for the Thanksgiving long weekend. We will re-open on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

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October 12, 2020 (All day)

LWF's office will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Remembrance Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

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November 11, 2020 (All day)
A photo of the North End Water Pollution Control Centre sign

A plan outlining next steps for both interim phosphorus reduction and full upgrades at Winnipeg’s North End sewage treatment plant was released today.

The plan was developed by a project steering committee for the North End Water Pollution Control Centre (NEWPCC), which includes representatives from both the city and the province.

The NEWPCC is the largest of Winnipeg’s three wastewater treatment facilities and the single largest point source of phosphorus to Lake Winnipeg. Excess amounts of phosphorus in freshwater ecosystems drive the growth of potentially toxic algae. Currently, the NEWPCC...

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