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Sat July 4 - Winnipeg

10:00 AM - Flotilla and Parade Begins at Assiniboine Park Foot Bridge

11:30 AM - Celebration at Oodena Circle, The Forks

Join with dozens of kayaks, canoes and bicycles traveling to a family-friendly celebration at The Forks to protect the land and water from TransCanada's proposed Energy East pipeline.



Organic Lawn Care Workshops

Jun 23 to Jul 7

Libraries throughout Winnipeg

Learn tips and tricks to keep your lawn looking vibrant and healthy without using cosmetic pesticides. (And find out how to mow your lawn more effectively.)



  • Study: Polar bears could feel bite of climate change by 2025

    Jul 2, 2015 – Associated Press

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The U.S. Geological Survey says updated scientific models don’t bode well for polar bear populations across the world, especially in Alaska, the only U.S. state with the white bears.


  • Britain, Western Europe endure record heat wave

    Jul 1, 2015 – UPI

    LONDON – Britain just endured its hottest July day on record. The official temperature of 36.7 C broke a record set in 2006, and prompted a Level 3 “heatwave action” to be declared by the Meteorological Office.


New on this Site

  • Recent changes on our website…

    Jun 8, 2015 – Manitoba Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2013. The bad newsoverall emissions for Manitoba have increased in both 2012 and 2013. The biggest increases came from agriculture and from road transport (especially SUVs and heavy duty diesel trucks).



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