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Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund - Map of Funded Projects

The Government of Canada is committed to the long-term sustainability of Canada's lakes and waterways to ensure that there is clean water for all Canadians, both for this, and future, generations. To this end, on August 2nd, 2012, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the launch of Phase II of the Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative (LWBI) with a five-year (2012-2017), $18 million investment through the Action Plan for Clean Water that will focus on improving water quality for people living in the region, as well as for fish and wildlife in and surrounding Lake Winnipeg. The Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative aims to restore the ecological health of Lake Winnipeg, reduce pollution from sources such as agriculture, industry and wastewater, and improve water quality for fisheries and recreation. The Lake Winnipeg ecosystem supports an annual freshwater fishery of $50 million and a $110 million recreation and tourism industry. In addition, the Government of Canada is also providing support for community based projects through the Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund - part of the Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative and administered through Environment Canada's Lake Winnipeg Basin Office. The fund is cleaning up Lake Winnipeg by providing support to action-oriented water stewardship projects led by communities, conservation authorities, non-profit organizations and academic institutions. The following is a map describing the Lake Winnipeg Basin Stewardship Fund's funded projects at their geographical locations.

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Field Value
Abstract
Research Program Name Lake Winnipeg Basin Initiative
Project website http://open.canada.ca/data/en/dataset/ede485c2-07b2-48fb-8d37-5f123ee99610
Data Author Environment Canada
Data Author Email Environment Canada
Data Maintainer Name Environment Canada and Climate Change
Data Maintainer Email Environment Canada and Climate Change
Data Contact Name Environment Canada and Climate Change
Data Contact Email Environment Canada and Climate Change
Metadata Contact Name Environment Canada and Climate Change
Metadata Contact Email Environment Canada and Climate Change
Metadata Creation Date 2016-09-26
Project Status Inactive
Spatial Extent (GeoJSON) {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-119.5506259173,49.325121991],[-94.306640625,49.325121991],[-94.306640625,56.189893653],[-119.5506259173,56.189893653],[-119.5506259173,49.325121991]]] }
Data Acess Restrictions None