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Hypocrisy on water diversion

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If the Portage Diversion were to be proposed today, it would likely not survive an environmental review. Beyond the catastrophic effects on people living around Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin, there are profound ecological consequences. Moving large amounts of ......

Area farmers check out flooding north of Highway 227 on the west side of the Portage Diversion in 2011. Show/Hide caption

Area farmers check out flooding north of Highway 227 on the west side of the Portage Diversion in 2011. - MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Files

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