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No Longer Dry: Manitoba Lifts Liquor Ban on Camping for May Long

No Longer Dry: Manitoba Lifts Liquor Ban on Camping for May Long

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Manitoba’s annual ban on liquor in provincial campgrounds for the May long weekend has been lifted.

“We know Manitobans love to get out and enjoy the great outdoors whenever possible, so we want to make this change and allow adults the opportunity to responsibly enjoy their experience at our provincial parks,” Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires said in a statement.

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Manitoba Staggering Campsite Reservations

Manitoba Staggering Campsite Reservations

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Booking a campsite in Manitoba this year will once again be handled in a staggered formation.

The province is splitting bookings up into three phases to alleviate frustration and make the process of securing a campsite run a little smoother.

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Manitoba Implements Staggered Campground Bookings

Manitoba Implements Staggered Campground Bookings

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WINNIPEG — Booking a campground site in Manitoba on the morning reservations open can sometimes feel like competing in an Olympic sport. Fast fingers, Internet browser queues, and rapidly hitting ‘redial’ seem like the norm.

The Manitoba government is hoping to alleviate some of that stress and frustration by introducing staggered bookings.

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Manitoba Extending Camping Season into Fall

Manitoba Extending Camping Season into Fall

By Sarah Klein

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A pilot project by the Manitoba government is extending the season of several campgrounds around the province.

Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Tom Nevakshonoff said public feedback was the reason behind the trial program, which will have some campgrounds open until Thanksgiving.

“The public has told us they want more time to explore the great outdoors in many parts of our province and we want to find ways to make that happen,” Nevakshonoff said.

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