WeatherGoneWild

Weather Gone Wild documentary

Online

Wild weather is going to become more common, and even wilder and more destructive.

What we can we do to protect ourselves, our families, and where we live? What we can expect? Watch WEATHER GONE WILD on CBC Doc Zone to find out.

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Sustainability Month

October is Sustainability Month

October throughout the province

Events are taking place throughout the month and across the province to inspire Manitobans to lead more sustainable lives.

Attend events like talks, book readings, workshops, theatre performances, music concerts, art exhibits, food markets, and more!

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ACU

Thanks Assiniboine Credit Union!

Our bright new website would not have been possible without the generous support from our friends at Assiniboine Credit Union.

... and they don't just help us. They support lots of other sustainability activities thoughout Manitoba.

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TurnYourKey

Idle-Free Zone sign campaign 10-years old

For the last 10 years Manitobans have seen colourful “Healthy Communities Don’t Idle” signs pop up across their province.

You can read all about it in the Fall 2014 issue of the Manitoba Eco Network Eco Journal.

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Green Action Centre - Job Posting

Deadline: Fri Nov 14 @ 4PM

Green Action Centre is looking for a Commuter Challenge Coordinator.

This is a 7-month term position, at 35 hours per week, with a flexible work schedule and the possibility of extension.

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Fresh veggies

FRESH Stories

Inspiring local stories & videos

Idle Free sign in front of a building

Idle Free Zone signs

Get your Idle Free Zone signs

Climate-Friendly school kids

Climate-Friendly Schools

Tools for schools

News

  • Young US voters like candidates who favour environment, but may not show up to vote

    Oct 28, 2014 – Huffington Post

    WASHINGTON – Young voters are much more likely than senior citizens to say they’ll vote for candidates who support cutting greenhouse gas emissions and boosting renewable energy, according to a poll released Tuesday by the University of Texas at Austin.

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  • Winnipeg campuses voting on U-Pass

    Oct 28, 2014 – The Manitoban

    Students at the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg are currently voting in a referendum to determine whether or not a Universal Bus Pass (U-Pass) will be implemented in Winnipeg. The U-Pass is a transit pass that would give eligible students unlimited access to Winnipeg Transit services for fall and winter academic terms (September-April) for a set price.

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  • Keystone foes energized as price pinches Oil Sands allure

    Oct 26, 2014 – Bloomberg

    Falling oil prices have energized opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. U.S. benchmark crude has tumbled 10 percent this month, closing at $81.01 a barrel in New Yorktrading last week, and further declines are forecast. At $75, a government analysis said producers may be discouraged from developing Canada’s oil sands without pipelines like Keystone.

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New on this Site

  • Recent changes on our website…

    We’ve added an inspiring 12-minute video called “Soil Carbon Cowboys“ to our Pasture management page. It shows the success that ranchers in Saskatchewan and North Dakota have had in improving soil carbon, increasing nutritional value of their forage, and improving the moisture handling of their land by using rotational grazing.

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