ALUS could cost Manitoba $30 million a year

It’s a cocktail napkin calculation, but implementing an Alternative Land Use Service program in Manitoba could cost $25 to $30 million a year. The new Progressive Conservative government has committed to a province-wide ALUS type program, in which landowners are paid to retain or re-construct natural areas such as wetlands, grasslands and riparian areas near […] Read more


Manitoba commits to ALUS

Manitoba is fully committed to the Alternative Land Use Services model and plans to implement the ecosystem services program to manage water in the province. Brian Pallister, who was elected premier of Manitoba in April, borrowed a strategy from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and issued mandate letters to his provincial ministers in May. The province […] Read more