Sustainability Night 20x20
Mon Oct 3 @ Doors 6:30PM
Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue
Join in the fun for an evening of fast paced presentations exploring sustainability in our world. 7 presenters will present 20 slides for 20 seconds each. After, stay for cocktails and appetizers over conversation. Host: Trevor Dineen from CBC
Next Up Leadership Training
Application deadline: Oct 7
If you have leadership qualities, are age 18–32, passionate about changing the way the world works, and committed to being active at the centre of social change - Next UP would like to give you the training you need to take the next step.
Farm Fresh Food Hub
Wednesdays from 4PM - 8PM
Jul 13 to Oct 12
421 Mulvey Ave (in the rear parking lot)
Get your fresh pick of local meat and produce at the Farm Fresh Food Hub - a social enterprise connecting buyers and sellers of local, sustainably produced food.
Morgan Freeman narrates this hopeful, short film produced by the United Nations about the need to solve the climate crisis.
Federal government approves liquefied natural gas project on B.C. coast
Sep 28, 2016 – CBC News –
The federal government has conditionally approved the Pacific NorthWest liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia with 190 legally binding conditions.
Manitoba Tories pondering carbon-pricing options
Sep 20, 2016 – Winnipeg Free Press –
The clock is ticking as Ottawa vows to impose guidelines on provinces slow to create policy. Sustainable Development Minister Cathy Cox said her government is still at the drawing board when it comes to a “made in Manitoba” model for carbon pricing.
New on this Site
Recent changes on our website…
Sep 21, 2016 – The Manitoba Government is preparing to put a price on carbon. So, we added a section to our Solutions area to explain carbon pricing. This included the addition of pages on carbon pricing, carbon tax, and revenue recycling. We also reorganized our pages that explain cap and trade. In all, 6 webpages were added or reworked.
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