The Canadian Press

2015-01-26 | UNESCO Bid Forest

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Manitoba is trying once again to get special UNESCO recognition for the boreal forest the province shares with Ontario. The international world heritage committee deferred Canada's bid in 2013 and asked for a revised proposal for the area called Pimachiowin Aki (pih-MATCH'-oh-win ah-KEE'). Premier Greg Selinger says the new bid better explains the cultural significance of the area. (The revised bid isn't scheduled to be considered until next year.)

Date: 2015-01-26
Placeline: WINNIPEG.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 14 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there's a lot more work that's been done by the First Nations himself and documenting their practices and caring and looking after the land and their deep connection to the land and there's a lot more about those stories and those examples and research that supports that in the nomination >>


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