Recent Submissions

  • Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative Progress Report 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba (Government of Canada, 2010)
    This report has been compiled to outline the activities conducted during the first two years (2008/09–2009/10) of the Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative (LWBI). Significant progress has been made in implementing the LWBI science ...
  • Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative Phase II Report 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba; Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba (Government of Canada, 2019)
    This report has been compiled to highlight the activities conducted during Phase II (2012-2017) of the Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative (LWBI) of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC). It contains an overview of the ...
  • Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative, Phase I Report 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba (Government of Canada, 2022)
    Activities throughout the four-year, $17.7 million Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative (LWBI) focused on supporting stewardship activities amongst external and community groups; facilitation and coordination amongst federal and ...
  • Lake Winnipeg Basin Program Symposium Summary Report 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba (Government of Canada, 2019-03)
    Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) held a Lake Winnipeg Basin Program Symposium on March 20th and 21st, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba in conjunction with a number of other Lake Winnipeg-related events during Canada ...
  • État du lac Winnipeg, 2e édition, Faits Saillants 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba (Government of Canada, 2020)
    Le lac Winnipeg est une précieuse source d’eau douce; il est reconnu pour ses pêcheries, ses nombreuses plages et le rôle important qu’il joue dans le mode de subsistance traditionnel de nombreuses communautés des Premières ...
  • State of Lake Winnipeg 2nd Edition Highlights 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba; Environment and Climate Change Canada, Province of Manitoba (Government of Canada, 2020)
    Lake Winnipeg is a valuable freshwater resource known for its fisheries, its plentiful beaches, and its importance to the traditional livelihood of many First Nations and Métis communities. The lake supports both commercial ...
  • Populations de poissons - Série d'indicateurs du bassin du lac Winnipeg 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada (Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2018-02-02)
    Le lac Winnipeg abrite une importante pêche de subsistance et de lucratives pêches commerciales et récréatives. Le doré jaune et le doré noir sont les principales espèces ciblées par ces pêches. Les petits poissons ...
  • Série d’indicateurs du bassin du lac Winnipeg 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada (Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2018-03)
    Le lac Winnipeg est le dixième plus grand lac d’eau douce du monde en superficie et le troisième plus grand réservoir d’eau douce. Son bassin hydrographique s’étend sur quatre provinces et quatre États américains. Le lac ...
  • Fish Populations - Lake Winnipeg Basin Indicator Series 

    Environment adn Climate Change Canada; Manitoba Government (Environment Canada and Manitoba Water Stewardship, 2018-03)
    Lake Winnipeg supports an important subsistence fishery, and valuable recreational and commercial fisheries. Walleye and sauger are the primary target species. Small fish (prey fish) that walleye and sauger eat are also ...
  • Lake Winnipeg Basin Indicator Series 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada; Manitoba Government (Environment Canada and Manitoba Water Stewardship, 2019-03)
    Environmental indicators are measurements of the condition of an ecosystem, or the state of its health. They condense complex environmental data into understandable information, and can help show progress towards targets ...
  • State of Lake Winnipeg, 2nd Edition, Technical Report 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada; Province of Manitoba (Government of Canada, 2020-03)
    Lake Winnipeg is a valuable freshwater resource known for its fisheries, its plentiful beaches, and its importance to the traditional livelihood of many First Nations and Métis communities. The lake supports ...
  • 2019 Lake Winnipeg Basin Program Symposium Summary Report 

    Environment and Climate Change Canada (2019-08)
    Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) held a Lake Winnipeg Basin Program Symposium on March 20th and 21st, 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba in conjunction with a number of other Lake Winnipeg-related events during Canada ...
  • Algae, Cyanobacteria and Water Quality 

    Scott, N. (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 2002-03)
    Algae and cyanobacteria are tiny organisms that occur naturally in saltwater and freshwater. Individual organisms can often only be seen under a microscope, although with some species , individuals can join together to ...
  • Water in the West: Under Pressure 

    Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources (Senate Canada, 2005-11)
    It is an incontrovertible fact that we cannot live without water. Like air, water is a basic need. Water is sometimes described as "the provider of the infrastructure for life." It is fundamentally important. As Canadians, ...
  • Understanding SARA: How aquatic species are listed under Canada's Species at Risk Act 

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada (Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 2006)
    Hundreds of Canadian wildlife species today face the risk of extinction. Some are vital characters in our diverse cultures and histories; some are the last of their kind in the world and all of them have an essential role ...
  • Manitoba and Climate Change: A Primer 

    International Institute for Sustainable Development (The Manitoba Clean Environment Commission and the International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2001)
    By the end of this century, Manitoba will be 4-6 degrees C warmer; on average, than it is today. Sounds great? It isn't. Manitoba is particularly sensitive and vulnerable to climate change because of the important role ...
  • Lake Winnipeg management options: lake science and lessons from international best practice 

    Roy, Dimple; Venema, Henry David; Barg, Stephan (International Institute for Sustainable Development, 2007-07)
    This report documents the first part of a multi-year research agreement between the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and Environment Canada. The goal of this ongoing research is the effective ...
  • Glacier surveys by the Water Survey of Canada 

    Reid, I. A. (Water Survey of Canada, 1972)
    Glaciers act as natural regulators, storing water in winter and releasing it in summer. To gain some understanding of this phenomenon and the contribution which glaciers make to streamflow, the predecessors of the Water ...
  • Recommendations for regulating phosphorus from livestock operations in Manitoba 

    The Manitoba Phosphorus Expert Committee (Manitoba Phosphorus Expert Committee, 2006-01)
    The primary concern surrounding phosphorus in Manitoba is the eutrophication of waterways and water bodies and in particular, Lake Winnipeg. While there are many sources of phosphorus - natural and man-made, a particular ...
  • Reducing nutrient loading to Lake Winnipeg and its watershed: our collective responsibility and commitment to action 

    Lake Winnipeg Stewardship Board (Lake Winnipeg Stewardship Board, 2006-12)
    A report on recommended strategies to reduce nutrient loading to Lake Winnipeg and its watershed. Since the release of it's January 2005 interim report, The Lake Winnipeg Stewardship Board has sought input from the public, ...

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