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  • Wild at Heart Banquet: Supporting an amazing cause!
    October 10, 2014

    Want to do your part for the big game crisis in Manitoba?  Feel like giving back to the community, and bringing joy and a mentored hunting experience to a youth?  Come join us in celebrating our 3rd Annual Wild at Heart fundraising banquet!  All proceeds will go back to Manitoba Wildlife Federation as we get ready to start the new year off right and make our best efforts in preserving our Wildlife. Read More…


    October 07, 2014 11:32 ET

    Harper Government Announces Common Sense Firearms Measures for Law-Abiding Firearms Owners

    OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Oct. 7, 2014) - Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, introduced the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act. This bill meets the Government’s objective to cut red tape for law-abiding firearms owners and provide safe and simple firearms policies.

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  • Province Proposes Changes to Trapping in Parks
    September 19, 2014

    In December 2012, two dogs were killed in traps in two Parks, one incident near Grand Beach received significant media coverage. In response, the Province created a new draft policy to restrict trapping in Parks (view the proposed policy here). While the Federation fully understands the need to reduce risk of further incidents with pets, we had some concerns with the policy and process.

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    September 4, 2014

    But not for everybody, only for licensed hunters east of the Duck Mountains. The MWF’s President Brian Strauman says this isn’t right, ” if there is a definite moose population crisis east of the Ducks, then hunting should be closed immediately and simultaneously to licensed and Aboriginal hunters alike in GHA 19A”.

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  • CSBC & MWF Team Up To Keep Manitoba Anglers Safe on the Water
    August 28, 2014

    July 2, 2014 — Toronto, ON, — July 5th – 13th marks National Fishing Week in Canada. The Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC) and the Manitoba Wildlife Federation (MWF) want to remind anglers that wearing your lifejacket is even more important than wearing your ‘lucky fishing hat’. But they do share one trait. They both have to be worn to be effective! Read More…