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Sector: NGO or ENGO


These are organizations, institutions, businesses, or communities who are active in climate change as

  • educators - teaching people about climate change
  • funders - providing funds for GHG reduction projects
  • implementers - reducing their own GHG emissions
  • researchers - expanding our understanding of climate change

They are engaged Non-Government Organizations (NGO) or Environmental Non-Government Organizations (ENGO) concerned with climate change.


Click a link below to learn more about that organization, institution, business, or community.


Name Summary
Boreal Forest Network (BFN) Promotes protection and sustainable use of the boreal forest.
Building Urban Industries through Local Development (BUILD) Making housing more affordable and environmentally friendly by lowering energy and water bills
Canadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA) A not-for-profit association of beverage manufacturers. Goal: recycling 75% of all Manitoba beverage containers
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) Works to protect Manitoba's boreal forest. The boreal forest is the largest terrestrial storehouse of carbon.
Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER) Establishes and implements environmental capacity-building initiatives for First Nations
Climate Change Connection - Manitoba hub Manitoba's hub for information about climate change since January 2002
Climate Reality Canada Presenters trained by Al Gore to educate about climate change science and impacts and solutions
Communities in Bloom Promotes environmental responsibility & beautification with focus on promotion of green spaces in community settings
Daniel McIntyre / St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA) Involved in CLER project 2008-12. Greening/gardening projects. Housing rehabilitation & energy efficiency
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) Works to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitat for North America's waterfowl
Fort Whyte Alive Climate change exhibit and conducts environmental education programs. Member of CCC Steering Committee.
Green Action Centre Education and resources for green commuting, composting, waste reduction, sustainable living, resource conservation
Green Kids, Inc A non-profit, live-theatre group dedicated to environmental education for young people through performance
International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) Promotes climate change research, knowledge sharing, and engagement. Member of CCC Steering Committee.
Lake Winnipeg Foundation Dedicated to finding solutions to the problems causing deterioration in the Lake Winnipeg ecosystem
Manitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corporation (MARRC) Non-profit organization of manufacturers and marketers of oil products to steward used oil, oil filters, and containers
Manitoba Cycling Association (MCA) Advocates for sport, recreational, and commuter cyclists, cycling facilities, and safe cycling in Manitoba
Manitoba Eco-Network (MEN) Umbrella group for environmental NGOs. Host of Organic Lawn Care project (emissions reduction). Host of CCC.
Manitoba Environmental Industries Association Inc. (MEIA) Connecting interested stakeholders with environmental issues and opportunities
Manitoba Environmental Youth Network (MEYN) Opportunities for youth to connect, share resources, collaborate on projects and stay informed on relevant issues
Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association Incorporated (MOPIA) Protecting stratospheric ozone by reducing emission of ozone depleting substances
Manitoba Product Stewardship Corporation (MPSC) Administers Manitoba's 2 cent per beverage container Waste Reduction and Prevention (WRAP) levy
Manitoba Recreational Trail Association (MRTA) Coordinating trail development by 18 regional trail associations including the Trans Canada Trail in the province
Manitoba Wildlands Provides international, national, and regional information about climate change. A vocal advocate for action.
Marquis Project Linking Manitobans with the developing world. Host of Climate Change Impact Speaker Series.
Nature Manitoba Works to promote an appreciation and understanding of nature, and to preserve and enjoy it
Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre (OHMIC) Fosters public awareness and knowledge of the inherent values of wetlands and associated ecosystems
Polar Bears International Dedicated to saving polar bears by saving their sea ice habitat
Save our Seine (SOS) Dedicated to preserve, protect, & enhance Seine River environment. Cleanup and tree planting projects.
Social Planning Council Improving living circumstances of individuals & communities through research, engagement, advocacy & action
South Eastman Transition Initiative Facilitating a transition towards more sustainable lifestyles in Southeastern Manitoba.
Spence Neighbourhood Association Volunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
Thomas Sill Foundation Provides grants focused on community improvement, poverty, health, education, and environment
Thompson Recycling Centre (TRC) Residential and business recycling, building material recycling, coordinates hazardous waste drop-off days
Tire Stewardship Manitoba A not-for-profit organization managing the scrap tire recycling program on behalf of tire retailers in Manitoba
Trees Winnipeg (Coalition to Save the Elms) Working to protect, preserve, and promote the urban forest and urban environment
West Broadway Development Corporation (WBDC) Volunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
Wilderness Committee Education, advocacy, and research to protect boreal forest which is crucial for mitigating climate change.
Winnipeg Repair, Education and Cycling Hub (The WRENCH) Community training, mentorship of bicycle repair, access to unused/ unclaimed bikes, access to used bike parts
Winnipeg Trails Association (WTA) Coalition of volunteer trail builders and users focused on trail development and connectivity in Winnipeg