A $10 million trust fund established to support Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage Site
Manitoba will contribute $10 million to establish a trust fund expected to be worth a minimum of $20 million in support of the Pimachiowin Aki World Heritage Project, Premier Gary Doer announced today.
"Today’s announcement means we are one step closer to international recognition of the lands and waters that sustained our ancestors and are so important to people all over the world today – a place we call Pimachiowin Aki in Anishinabe, or the land that gives life," said Sophia Rabliauskas spokesperson for Pimachiowin Aki Corp. See press release.
Sophia Rabliausaks, Project Manager Gord Jones, Stephen Barg of IISD and Jeff Provost of Eastside Aboriginal Sustainable Tourism talk with CJOB's Richard Cloutier. Listen to the interview. The CJOB broadcast is protected by copyright and made available to Pimachiowin Aki with the permission of Corus Radio. Copyright © 2006-2010 CJOB
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