Revised Bid Seeking UNESCO Designation For Boreal Forest Finished
A revised bid to make a large part of Manitoba's boreal forest a UNESCO World Heritage site is en route to Paris this week. It’s a second attempt for the government and First Nations to gain the designer label. The Pimachiowin Aki is made up of five First Nations and the Manitoba and Ontario governments, spent around $8-million to submit a bid in 2012. The UNESCO committee didn't say yes, but didn't say no. It asked for more detail on the bid's premise - the unique relationship between...

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