Third time may be the charm for Manitoba bid to get UNESCO title for forest

WINNIPEG – Two provincial governments and several First Nations communities are hoping the third time’s the charm in a multimillion-dollar effort to secure international recognition for a big stretch of boreal forest along the Manitoba-Ontario boundary.

Following two failed attempts, a revised bid package covering a smaller area has been put together and shipped to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for the area known as Pimachiowin Aki – an Ojibwa phrase that means ‘land that gives...

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