Green Action Centre - Job Posting
Deadline: Sun Nov 30 @ midnight
Green Action Centre is looking for a Workplace Commuter Options Coordinator.
This is a 8-month term position, at 15 hours per week, with a flexible work schedule and the possibility of extension.
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.
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.
Sun Certified Builders Co-op builds low-energy homes. They build to a model called Passive House or passivhaus, something that isn’t often used in Manitoba – yet.
Inspiring local stories & videos
Idle Free Zone signs
Get your Idle Free Zone signs
Tools for schools
David Suzuki delivers fiery speech to Kinder Morgan protesters
Nov 23, 2014 – Vancouver Observer
Legendary environmental leader David Suzuki walked up to a police line defending Kinder Morgan drill crews on Burnaby Mountain on Sunday at a protest gaining world-wide attention.
Ontario and Quebec governments sign cooperation agreements on Energy East, climate change
Nov 21, 2014 – Canadian Press
TORONTO – Ontario has joined with Quebec to set out the conditions, including the prickly issue of greenhouse gas emissions, TransCanada Corp. must comply with to secure a positive response from the provinces regarding its Energy East project.
Snow-covered Buffalo area faces risk of roof collapses, flooding
Nov 21, 2014 – CBC News
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.
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.