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May 4, 2015 | Winnipeg Free Press | Published News | Ron Thiessen

Boreal forest in Manitoba

Ron Thiessen

While budgets increased in many provincial government departments, the latest provincial budget dealt another decrease to Conservation and Water Stewardship (CWS).

This is curious, as an enlarged investment in the Health Department should trigger an increase in CWS if our approach to human well-being is to be holistic. As health care in Manitoba tends to focus on management and cures of ills, wise environmental protection and management helps prevent ailments from occurring in the first place.


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