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Winnipeg Free Press: ‘Little Forks’ worth big investment: Doer

May 29, 2024 — 

The advisory committee struck to move the proposal forward says the roadblocks are worth the long-term benefits.

“Now is the time to protect Winnipeggers’ rivers in perpetuity,” said committee member Jean Trottier. “Look forward 50 years and imagine what the rest of the places around us, up and down the rivers, could look like with a little care and determination.”

Trottier, an associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Manitoba, said the project would take decades, but the wait is worth the environmental rewards.

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