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'It's clear this is something that large numbers of Manitobans support'
October 13, 2015 | CBC News | Published News

A woodland caribou on the east side of Lake Winnipeg. The species has been listed as threatened since 2006 in Manitoba.

Photo: Ron Thiessen

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) says it's received more than 10,000 signatures on a petition asking the Manitoba government to keep up a commitment to restore the caribou population and protect the province's boreal forest.

Manitoba's boreal caribou populations were listed as "threatened" in 2006 under the province's Endangered Species Act. Parks Canada lists caribou as threatened in other parts of Canada as well. The threatened status requires, by law, that provinces take action to...

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