On Thursday, November 29, the commercial fishers of the Lake Winnipeg fishery co-management board invited MWF Managing Director, Brian Kotak to join them for lunch at the semi annual meeting of the co-management board. The intent was to initiate dialogue between the commercial fishers and anglers, … [Read more...]
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On October 31, MWF Managing Director, Dr. Brian Kotak, made a presentation to the Standing Committee on Social and Economic Development regarding Bill 29 - the bill focused on night hunting and shared management. The MWF presentation focused on the safety, damage to property and wildlife … [Read more...]
Why should we care about getting the fishery becoming eco-certified? Because eco-certification is the gold star for acknowledging a well-managed fishery, and the way Lake Winnipeg’s commercial fishery is managed would need to change to ensure the sustainability of the fishery. Eco-certification … [Read more...]
After being stalled in the legislature by the Opposition Party, Bill 29, the bill that addresses night hunting and shared management, has started to move forward again. The Bill passed Second Reading last week, and the Standing Committee on Social and Economic Development heard presentations for … [Read more...]
This past weekend the MWF received an email from the Honourable William Blair – Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction asking for the MWF’s views in writing on the Discussion Paper entitled Reducing Violent Crime: A dialogue on handguns and assault weapons. A brief synopsis of … [Read more...]