Connection NETWORK

Human Hand.In this section, you can connect to and find information about (mostly Manitoba) organizations, institutions, businesses, or communities who are active as:

  • educators – teaching people about climate change
  • funders – providing funds for GHG reduction projects
  • implementers – reducing their own GHG emissions
  • researchers – expanding climate change knowledge
CategoryOrganizationSummary
Agriculture and foodBio-Terre Systems IncLow temp anaerobic digestion and co-generation systems for converting methane from hog manure to energy
Agriculture and foodBrandon Research CentreResearch and development of sustainable crop and livestock production systems
Agriculture and foodHarvest Moon Society (HMS)Building a sustainable food system for future generations through cooperation, community, and camaraderie
Agriculture and foodKeystone Agricultural Producers (KAP)KAP is a member of Climate Change Connection's steering committee
Agriculture and foodManitoba - North Dakota Zero Till AssociationPromotes crop production that reduces soil erosion and builds up organic matter
Agriculture and foodManitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Development (MAFRD)Funding and technical help for projects addressing environmental challenges
Agriculture and foodManitoba Alternative Food Research Alliance52 communities and 5 universities integrating research and local food to achieve food justice
Agriculture and foodManitoba Goat Association (MGA)Demonstrated goat herds as a sustainable method of prairie restoration
Agriculture and foodManitoba Rural Adaptation Council (MRAC)Researches bio-fuel production and GHG reduction in agricultural operations
Agriculture and foodManitoba Water StewardshipSome Conservation Districts work on manure management and other programs to protect water
Agriculture and foodNature's Perfect Plant FoodMarkets worms for vermicomposting and vermicast as viable alternative to any chemical fertilizer
Agriculture and foodOrganic Producers of Manitoba (OPAM)Association of producers of organic food in Manitoba
Agriculture and foodSoil Conservation Council of CanadaManager of the Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Program for Canadian Agriculture (GHGMP)
Agriculture and foodSpence Neighbourhood AssociationVolunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
Agriculture and foodSustainable South OsborneRaises awareness about sustainable food systems. Fosters the idea of neighbours helping neighbours.
Agriculture and foodUniversity of Manitoba - Animal ScienceResearch into GHG emissions from cattle production
Agriculture and foodUniversity of Manitoba - Centre for Livestock and the EnvironmentNational research centre for integrated livestock and crop production systems
Agriculture and foodUniversity of Manitoba - Soil Science DepartmentResearch into conservation tillage and landscape restoration to help farmers adapt to a changed climate
Agriculture and foodWest Broadway Development Corporation (WBDC)Volunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
Agriculture and foodWinnipeg Community Garden Network (WCGN)Resource network for connecting all gardeners across the city of Winnipeg
BusinessCanada Green Building Council (CaGBC) - ManitobaPromoters of green building practices and providers of LEED training and certifications
BusinessCanadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA)A not-for-profit association of beverage manufacturers. Goal: recycling 75% of all Manitoba beverage containers
BusinessDollarWise Quality CleanersChanged their operation to minimize environmental impact (e.g. running their service vehicle on veggie oil)
BusinessEarthbound EnvironmentalEnvironmental consulting firm provides integrated waste management services to public and private sectors
BusinessKeystone Agricultural Producers (KAP)KAP is a member of Climate Change Connection's steering committee
BusinessManitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corporation (MARRC)Non-profit organization of manufacturers and marketers of oil products to steward used oil, oil filters, and containers
BusinessManitoba Chambers of CommerceWorking on policy approaches to climate change adaptation and greenhouse gas reduction
BusinessManitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA)Connecting interested stakeholders with environmental issues and opportunities
BusinessManitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association Incorporated (MOPIA)Protecting stratospheric ozone by reducing emission of ozone depleting substances
BusinessMulti-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM)Industry-funded, non-profit organization operating a recycling program for packaging and printed paper
BusinessNatural Cycle CourierOffers a fast, reliable bicycle courier service in Winnipeg
BusinessNature's Perfect Plant FoodMarkets worms for vermicomposting and vermicast as viable alternative to any chemical fertilizer
ConstructionBlue Flame StokerMakers of industrial heating systems that use solid fuels including wood and other biomass energy sources
ConstructionBuilding Energy Mgmt MB (BEMM)Non-profit NGO promoting energy efficiency and management in non-residential building sectors.
ConstructionBuilding Urban Industries through Local Development (BUILD)Making housing more affordable and environmentally friendly by lowering energy and water bills
ConstructionCanada Green Building Council (CaGBC) - ManitobaPromoters of green building practices and providers of LEED training and certifications
ConstructionCanadian Passive House InstituteProviding knowledge and networks to design and construct buildings to meet Passive House Standard
ConstructionEco-Friendly FireProvider of carbon neutral biomass fuels and Woodmaster furnaces.
ConstructionGeoxergyWhole system solutions for heating and cooling (e.g. district geothermal, waste heat use)
ConstructionGlobal Access DistributorsDistributors of green building products made of bamboo or wood, recycled and urea-formaldehyde free content
ConstructionHabitat for Humanity Re-StoreBuilding supply stores that accept and sell building materials that would have otherwise headed for landfills
ConstructionIce Kube SystemsInstallers of geothermal heat pumps for recreation centers and arena ice plants
ConstructionMCW Custom Energy Solutions LtdProject manager for installation of solar wall at Carpathia School in River Heights
ConstructionNetZero Energy Home CoalitionCoalition of builders and developers promoting affordable net-zero energy homes.
ConstructionOld House Revival CompanyBuys and sells salvaged, vintage, antique, reconditioned, and heritage building and decorating materials
ConstructionPeguis First NationCommunity energy and resource conservation and R2000 construction training projects
ConstructionSolar Solutions IncEngineer and install solar electric and solar hot water systems
ConstructionSolarwall (Conserval Engineering)Makers of exterior wall panels that provide solar air heating - used by Manitoba Housing Authority
ConstructionSouthern Comfort MechanicalExperts in geothermal and solar thermal heating system installation
ConstructionWood AnchorReclaimed lumber and wood products including solid and engineered, unfinished and pre-finished wood flooring
EducationBrandon University - Department of GeographyResearch and education into water and climate change in Manitoba
EducationClimate Reality CanadaPresenters trained by Al Gore to educate about climate change science and impacts and solutions
EducationEarth Chronicle ProductionsProducer of audio documentaries about earth, environment, and global development including "Climate Watch" series
EducationEcoLeagueMotivating students to help save the planet through school and community-based sustainability projects
EducationGreen Kids IncA non-profit, live-theatre group dedicated to environmental education for young people through performance
EducationManitoba Education for Sustainable DevelopmentHelps Manitoba teachers integrate sustainability topics into classroom activities
EducationManitoba Education for Sustainable Development WG (MESDWG)Educators' working group promoting teaching methods to empower learners to help build a sustainable future
EducationManitoba Model Forest Inc (MMF)A place to learn about the values of the forest and help ensure those values are conserved for future generations
EducationMel Johnson School Gardening projectSubject of film "...And This Is My Garden" about youth growing their own food and reconnecting to the earth
EducationOak Hammock Marsh Interpretive CentreFosters public awareness and knowledge of the inherent values of wetlands and associated ecosystems
EducationRed River College (RRC) - Environmental managementProactively managing environmental resources and making their campus community a “green” model for society
EducationSEEDS FoundationProviding education to educators to encourage students to take action for energy, sustainability, and environment
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Animal ScienceResearch into GHG emissions from cattle production
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Centre for Livestock and the EnvironmentNational research centre for integrated livestock and crop production systems
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Centre of Earth Observation Science (CEOS)Researching processes operating within the ocean-sea ice-atmosphere (OSA) interface and system
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Engineering FacultyResearch into renewable energy systems, plug-in vehicles, and anaerobic digesters.
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Environment FacultyResearch and teaching in the areas of earth, environment, sustainable development, resources, and human activities
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Natural Resources Institute (NRI)Researching and teaching resource management including use of alternative fuels in fleet vehicles
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Soil Science DepartmentResearch into conservation tillage and landscape restoration to help farmers adapt to a changed climate
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Sustainability initiativeCommitted to advancing research on sustainable development while leading by example
EducationUniversity of Manitoba - Transport Institute (UMTI)A leader in transportation research with a focus on economics and policy issues
EducationUniversity of W - Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research (C-FIR)Research, education, and training in forestry, forest ecosystems, forest values, and the human uses of forests
EducationUniversity of Winnipeg - Dr Danny Blair Dept of GeographyCo-chair of Climate Change Connection. Researches and teaches climatology, meteorology, and climate change.
EducationUniversity of Winnipeg - Ecological People in Action (EcoPIA)University of Winnipeg student group focused on environmental and social justice issues
EducationUniversity of Winnipeg - Environmental StudiesEducating students in a holistic approach to environment
EducationUniversity of Winnipeg - Sustainability InitiativeWorking to create a University that can nurture healthy, prosperous human communities within thriving environments
EducationVincent Massey Collegiate Sustainable Development CommitteeStudent-led group focused on promoting projects in the school which exemplify a strong environmental ethic.
EducationWinnipeg Repair Education and Cycling Hub (The WRENCH)Community training, mentorship of bicycle repair, access to unused or unclaimed bikes, access to used bike parts
Energy Generation50x30 (50% renewables by 2030)By 2030 - To renewably generate 50% of the energy consumed in Manitoba – without increasing global GHGs
Energy GenerationAboriginal Cogeneration CorporationDeveloper of Micro Combined Heat and Power Technology (CHP) to use biomass for electricity in remote communities
Energy GenerationBio-Terre Systems IncLow temp anaerobic digestion and co-generation systems for converting methane from hog manure to energy
Energy GenerationBiodiesel ManitobaA source for information about purchasing biodiesel in Manitoba
Energy GenerationGlobal Wind GroupWinnipeg-based designer and manufacturer of vertical axis wind turbines and technology associated with wind energy
Energy GenerationHusky Energy - Minnedosa ethanol plantProduces ethanol from non-food feed grade wheat purchased from local growers
Energy GenerationManitoba Hydro - Customer-owned generationCustomers can produce and or sell power to Manitoba Hydro if the generation is less than 10 MW at a voltage less than 25 kV
Energy GenerationManitoba Rural Adaptation Council (MRAC)Researches bio-fuel production and GHG reduction in agricultural operations
Energy GenerationSolar Solutions Inc.Engineer and install solar electric and solar hot water systems
Energy GenerationUniversity of Manitoba - Engineering FacultyResearch into renewable energy systems, plug-in vehicles, and anaerobic digesters.
First NationsAboriginal Cogeneration CorporationDeveloper of Micro Combined Heat and Power Technology (CHP) to use biomass for electricity in remote communities
First NationsBuffalo Point First NationAwarded Hydro's Spirit of the Earth Award for establishing a recycling program with three community depots
First NationsCentre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)Establishes and implements environmental capacity-building initiatives for First Nations
First NationsPeguis First NationCommunity energy and resource conservation and R2000 construction training projects
ForestryBoreal Forest Network (BFN)Promotes protection and sustainable use of the boreal forest.
ForestryCanadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)Works to protect Manitoba's boreal forest. The boreal forest is the largest terrestrial storehouse of carbon.
ForestryManitoba Forestry Association (MFA)Education on management of forests as a vital part of the larger ecosystem including climate change impacts
ForestryManitoba Model Forest Inc. (MMF)A place to learn about the values of the forest and help ensure those values are conserved for future generations
ForestryMixedwood Forest SocietyResearch and education into ecology, biodiversity and sustainable use of southwestern escarpments and forests
ForestryTrees Winnipeg (Coalition to Save the Elms)Working to protect, preserve, and promote the urban forest and urban environment
ForestryUniversity of W - Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research (C-FIR)Research, education, and training in forestry, forest ecosystems, forest values, and the human uses of forests
ForestryWilderness CommitteeWorking for the preservation of wilderness through research and education
Gov't - Fed ProvManitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI)Funding and technical help for projects addressing environmental challenges
Gov't - Fed ProvManitoba Conservation - Climate Change and Green Initiatives BranchTaking a lead role in various climate change and environment initiatives to help Manitoba meet its Kyoto commitment
Gov't - Fed ProvManitoba Education for Sustainable DevelopmentHelps Manitoba teachers integrate sustainability topics into classroom activities
Gov't - Fed ProvManitoba Water StewardshipSome Conservation Districts work on manure management and other programs to protect water
Gov't - Fed ProvSoil Conservation Council of Canada Manager of the Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Program for Canadian Agriculture (GHGMP)
Gov’t - MunicipalAlexander (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Feb 2010 and in the CLER project 2008-12 through CDEM
Gov’t - MunicipalAssociation of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM)Energy efficiency and water conservation in municipalities
Gov’t - MunicipalBrandon (City of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Feb 2005 and in CLER project 2008-12
Gov’t - MunicipalCommunities in BloomPromotes environmental responsibility and beautification with focus on promotion of green spaces in community settings
Gov’t - MunicipalDauphin (City of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Jul 2004
Gov’t - MunicipalDe Salaberry (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Aug 2008 and in the CLER project 2008-12 through CDEM
Gov’t - MunicipalEconomic Development Council for Bilingual Municipalities (CDEM)Umbrella organization for 17 Francophone communities - 5 of whom are involved in CLER and others are following PCP
Gov’t - MunicipalFederation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)Runs emission reduction programs like the Green Municipal Fund (GMF) and Partners for Climate Protection (PCP)
Gov’t - MunicipalLa Broquerie (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Feb 2010
Gov’t - MunicipalMorden - Stanley - Thompson - Winkler (MSTW) Planning DistrictAn association of four CLER municipalities sharing resources: Morden, Stanley, Thompson (RM) and Winkler
Gov’t - MunicipalMorden (Town of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Jul 2005 and in the CLER project through MSTW
Gov’t - MunicipalNotre Dame de Lourdes (Village of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Mar 2009 and in the CLER project 2008-12 through CDEM
Gov’t - MunicipalPartners for Climate Protection (PCP)Network of Canadian municipalities that have committed to reducing greenhouse gases and acting on climate change
Gov’t - MunicipalRitchot (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Feb 2010
Gov’t - MunicipalSt Claude (Village)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Oct 2010
Gov’t - MunicipalSt Laurent (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Aug 2008 and in the CLER project 2008-12 through CDEM
Gov’t - MunicipalSt Lazare (Village of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Sep 2010
Gov’t - MunicipalSt Leon (Town)Home of wind project - Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Feb 2010
Gov’t - MunicipalSt Pierre-Jolys (Village)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Feb 2009 and in the CLER project 2008-12 through CDEM
Gov’t - MunicipalStanley (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Jul 2009 and in the CLER project through WSTM
Gov’t - MunicipalSwan River (Town of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Dec 1998
Gov’t - MunicipalTaché (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Dec 2008 and in the CLER project 2008-12 through CDEM
Gov’t - MunicipalThe Pas (Town of )Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Sep 1994
Gov’t - MunicipalThompson (City of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Mar 2009 and in the CLER project 2008-12
Gov’t - MunicipalThompson (Rural Municipality)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Feb 2009 and in the CLER project through WSTM
Gov’t - MunicipalVirden (Town of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Oct 2000 and in the CLER project 2008-12
Gov’t - MunicipalWinkler (City of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Aug 2005 and in the CLER project through WSTM
Gov’t - MunicipalWinnipeg (City of)Involved in Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) since Nov 1998. Action Plan adopted by Council in Sep 2006.
HealthChildren's Health and Enviro Partnership (CHEP)Concerned with how children’s health is affected by the built and natural environment
HealthHealth in CommonConnections for healthy, sustainable communities
HealthHeart and Stroke Foundation of ManitobaWorking to reduce air pollution
HealthLung Association ManitobaWorking to reduce air pollution through education and the Bye Bye Beaters campaign to get old cars off the road
Heating and cooling50x30 (50% renewables by 2030)By 2030 - To renewably generate 50% of the energy consumed in Manitoba – without increasing global GHGs
Heating and coolingAPR IndustriesLocal makers of attractive and efficient Kozi-stove line of residential pellet and wood-burning stoves
Heating and coolingBlue Flame StokerMakers of industrial heating systems that use solid fuels including wood and other biomass energy sources
Heating and coolingBuilding Energy Mgmt MB (BEMM)Non-profit NGO promoting energy efficiency and management in non-residential building sectors.
Heating and coolingCanadian Passive House InstituteProviding knowledge and networks to design and construct buildings to meet Passive House Standard
Heating and coolingEco-Friendly FireProvider of carbon neutral biomass fuels and Woodmaster furnaces.
Heating and coolingGeoxergyWhole system solutions for heating and cooling (e.g. district geothermal, waste heat use)
Heating and coolingIce Kube SystemsInstallers of geothermal heat pumps for recreation centers and arena ice plants
Heating and coolingMCW Custom Energy Solutions LtdProject manager for installation of solar wall at Carpathia School in River Heights
Heating and coolingSolar Solutions Inc.Engineer and install solar electric and solar hot water systems
Heating and coolingSolarwall (Conserval Engineering)Makers of exterior wall panels that provide solar air heating - used by Manitoba Housing Authority
Heating and coolingSouthern Comfort MechanicalExperts in geothermal and solar thermal heating system installation
NeighbourhoodsDaniel McIntyre - St. Matthews Community Association (DMSMCA)Involved in CLER project 2008-12. Greening and gardening projects. Housing rehabilitation and energy efficiency
NeighbourhoodsSpence Neighbourhood AssociationVolunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
NeighbourhoodsSustainable South OsborneRaises awareness about sustainable food systems. Fosters the idea of neighbours helping neighbours.
NeighbourhoodsTransition WinnipegNurtures neighbourhood Transition and gardening groups in Winnipeg. Provides Transition awareness.
NeighbourhoodsWest Broadway Development Corporation (WBDC)Volunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
NeighbourhoodsWinnipeg Community Garden Network (WCGN)Resource network for connecting all gardeners across the city of Winnipeg
NGO or ENGOBike Winnipeg (Bike to the Future)Citizens working to make cycling a safe, enjoyable, accessible and convenient transportation choice year-round
NGO or ENGOBoreal Forest Network (BFN)Promotes protection and sustainable use of the boreal forest.
NGO or ENGOBuilding Urban Industries through Local Development (BUILD)Making housing more affordable and environmentally friendly by lowering energy and water bills
NGO or ENGOCanadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA)A not-for-profit association of beverage manufacturers. Goal: recycling 75% of all Manitoba beverage containers
NGO or ENGOCanadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)Works to protect Manitoba's boreal forest. The boreal forest is the largest terrestrial storehouse of carbon.
NGO or ENGOCanadian Youth Climate Coalition (CYCC)Acting locally, provincially, federally, and internationally to empower youth to confront the climate crisis
NGO or ENGOCentre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)Establishes and implements environmental capacity-building initiatives for First Nations
NGO or ENGOClimate Change Connection - Manitoba hubManitoba's hub for information about climate change since January 2002
NGO or ENGOClimate Reality CanadaPresenters trained by Al Gore to educate about climate change science and impacts and solutions
NGO or ENGOCommunities in BloomPromotes environmental responsibility and beautification with focus on promotion of green spaces in community settings
NGO or ENGODucks Unlimited Canada (DUC)Works to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitat for North America's waterfowl
NGO or ENGOFort Whyte AliveClimate change exhibit and conducts environmental education programs. Member of CCC Steering Committee.
NGO or ENGOGreen Action CentreEducation and resources for green commuting, composting, waste reduction, sustainable living, resource conservation
NGO or ENGOGreen Kids IncA non-profit, live-theatre group dedicated to environmental education for young people through performance
NGO or ENGOInternational Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)Promotes climate change research, knowledge sharing, and engagement. Member of CCC Steering Committee.
NGO or ENGOLake Winnipeg FoundationDedicated to finding solutions to the problems causing deterioration in the Lake Winnipeg ecosystem
NGO or ENGOManitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corporation (MARRC)Non-profit organization of manufacturers and marketers of oil products to steward used oil, oil filters, and containers
NGO or ENGOManitoba Cycling Association (MCA)Advocates for sport, recreational, and commuter cyclists, cycling facilities, and safe cycling in Manitoba
NGO or ENGOManitoba Eco-Network (MEN)Umbrella group for environmental NGOs. Host of Organic Lawn Care project (emissions reduction). Host of CCC.
NGO or ENGOManitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA)Connecting interested stakeholders with environmental issues and opportunities
NGO or ENGOManitoba Environmental Youth Network (MEYN)Opportunities for youth to connect, share resources, collaborate on projects and stay informed on relevant issues
NGO or ENGOManitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association Incorporated (MOPIA)Protecting stratospheric ozone by reducing emission of ozone depleting substances
NGO or ENGOManitoba Product Stewardship Corporation (MPSC)Administers Manitoba's 2 cent per beverage container Waste Reduction and Prevention (WRAP) levy
NGO or ENGOManitoba Recreational Trails Association (MRTA)Coordinating trail development by 18 regional trail associations including the Trans Canada Trail in the province
NGO or ENGOManitoba WildlandsProvides international, national, and regional information about climate change. A vocal advocate for action.
NGO or ENGOMarquis ProjectLinking Manitobans with the developing world. Host of Climate Change Impact Speaker Series.
NGO or ENGONature ManitobaWorks to promote an appreciation and understanding of nature, and to preserve and enjoy it
NGO or ENGOOak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre (OHMIC)Fosters public awareness and knowledge of the inherent values of wetlands and associated ecosystems
NGO or ENGOPolar Bears InternationalDedicated to saving polar bears by saving their sea ice habitat
NGO or ENGOPrairie PathfindersPromotes walking with their publications, guided walks, website, and illustrated talks throughout the province
NGO or ENGOSave our Seine (SOS)Dedicated to preserve, protect, and enhance Seine River environment. Cleanup and tree planting projects.
NGO or ENGOSocial Planning CouncilImproving living circumstances of individuals and communities through research, engagement, advocacy and action
NGO or ENGOSouth Eastman Transition InitiativeFacilitating a transition towards more sustainable lifestyles in Southeastern Manitoba.
NGO or ENGOSpence Neighbourhood AssociationVolunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
NGO or ENGOThomas Sill FoundationProvides grants focused on community improvement, poverty, health, education, and environment
NGO or ENGOTrees Winnipeg (Coalition to Save the Elms)Working to protect, preserve, and promote the urban forest and urban environment
NGO or ENGOWest Broadway Development Corporation (WBDC)Volunteer planted and run community garden projects. Community greenspace development and maintenance.
NGO or ENGOWilderness CommitteeWorking for the preservation of wilderness through research and education
NGO or ENGOWinnipeg Repair Education and Cycling Hub (The WRENCH)Community training, mentorship of bicycle repair, access to unused unclaimed bikes, access to used bike parts
NGO or ENGOWinnipeg Trails Association (WTA)Coalition of volunteer trail builders and users focused on trail development and connectivity in Winnipeg
NGO or ENGOWinnipeg Transit Riders AssociationA citizen's group seeking to give Transit riders a voice. Works with riders, Winnipeg Transit, and government
ProcurementHabitat for Humanity Re-StoreBuilding supply stores that accept and sell building materials that would have otherwise headed for landfills
ProcurementManitoba Institute Purchasing Mgmt Association of Canada (MIPMAC)Held a Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Management conference and workshop in Sep 2009
ProcurementMountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)A leader in ethical and environmentally responsible supply chain development. Winnipeg store is LEED Gold.
Provincial hubsClimate Change Connection - Manitoba hubManitoba's hub for information about climate change since January 2003
Provincial hubsNewfoundland and Labrador - Conservation CorpsHost for the Newfoundland and Labrador provincial hub and Climate Change Education Center (CCEC) since 2002.
Provincial hubsSaskatchewan hub - Climate Change SaskatchewanPortal of information on climate change topics and issues as it relates to Saskatchewan
RecreationChurchill Northern Studies Centre Adventure study tours lead by arctic scientists designed to promote understanding of the Churchill area
RecreationEarth RhythmsSmall group travel to Riding Mountain National Park with minimum ecological and carbon footprint
RecreationLake Winnipeg FoundationDedicated to finding solutions to the problems causing deterioration in the Lake Winnipeg ecosystem
RecreationManitoba Cycling Association (MCA)Advocates for sport, recreational, and commuter cyclists, cycling facilities, and safe cycling in Manitoba
RecreationManitoba Recreational Trails Association (MRTA)Coordinating trail development by 18 regional trail associations including the Trans Canada Trail in the province
RecreationNature ManitobaWorks to promote an appreciation and understanding of nature, and to preserve and enjoy it
RecreationPrairie PathfindersPromotes walking with their publications, guided walks, website, and illustrated talks throughout the province
RecreationWinnipeg Trails Association (WTA)Coalition of volunteer trail builders and users focused on trail development and connectivity in Winnipeg
ScienceBrandon Research CentreResearch and development of sustainable crop and livestock production systems
ScienceBrandon University - Department of GeographyResearch and education into water and climate change in Manitoba
ScienceDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans - Freshwater InstituteAquatic biology, freshwater and marine fisheries expertise
ScienceIISD - Experimental Lakes (ELA)Research in Experimental Lakes Area (ELA) of Northern Ontario to understand global threats to the environment
ScienceLake Winnipeg Research ConsortiumCoordinating research on Lake Winnipeg to better understand its biological, chemical, and physical processes
SciencePolar Bears InternationalDedicated to saving polar bears by saving their sea ice habitat
SciencePrairie Adaptation Research Collaborative - Manitoba (PARC)Researching potential impacts of climate change on the Prairie Provinces and developing adaptation strategies
ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Animal ScienceResearch into GHG emissions from cattle production
ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Centre for Livestock and the EnvironmentNational research centre for integrated livestock and crop production systems
ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Centre of Earth Observation Science (CEOS)Researching processes operating within the ocean-sea ice-atmosphere (OSA) interface and system
ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Natural Resources Institute (NRI)Researching and teaching resource management including use of alternative fuels in fleet vehicles
ScienceUniversity of Manitoba - Soil Science DepartmentResearch into conservation tillage and landscape restoration to help farmers adapt to a changed climate
ScienceUniversity of W - Centre for Forest Interdisciplinary Research (C-FIR)Research, education, and training in forestry, forest ecosystems, forest values, and the human uses of forests
ScienceUniversity of Winnipeg - Dr Danny Blair Dept of GeographyCo-chair of Climate Change Connection. Researches and teaches climatology, meteorology, and climate change.
Transition TownsSouth Eastman Transition InitiativeFacilitating a transition towards more sustainable lifestyles in Southeastern Manitoba.
Transition TownsSustainable South OsborneRaises awareness about sustainable food systems. Fosters the idea of neighbours helping neighbours.
Transition TownsTransition WinnipegNurtures neighbourhood Transition and gardening groups in Winnipeg. Provides Transition awareness.
Transportation50x30 (50% renewables by 2030)By 2030 - To renewably generate 50% of the energy consumed in Manitoba – without increasing global GHGs
TransportationBike Winnipeg (Bike to the Future)Citizens working to make cycling a safe, enjoyable, accessible and convenient transportation choice year-round
TransportationBiodiesel ManitobaA source for information about purchasing biodiesel in Manitoba
TransportationBison TransportFleet management for energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction
TransportationHusky Energy - Minnedosa ethanol plantProduces ethanol from non-food feed grade wheat purchased from local growers
TransportationManitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corporation (MARRC)Non-profit organization of manufacturers and marketers of oil products to steward used oil, oil filters, and containers
TransportationManitoba Cycling Association (MCA)Advocates for sport, recreational, and commuter cyclists, cycling facilities, and safe cycling in Manitoba
TransportationManitoba Recreational Trails Association (MRTA)Coordinating trail development by 18 regional trail associations including the Trans Canada Trail in the province
TransportationNatural CyclePromotes sustainable transportation, especially bicycles. Offers a fast, reliable bicycle courier service
TransportationTire Stewardship ManitobaA not-for-profit organization managing the scrap tire recycling program on behalf of tire retailers in Manitoba
TransportationUniversity of Manitoba - Engineering FacultyResearch into renewable energy systems, plug-in vehicles, and anaerobic digesters.
TransportationUniversity of Manitoba - Natural Resources Institute (NRI)Researching and teaching resource management including use of alternative fuels in fleet vehicles
TransportationUniversity of Manitoba - Transport Institute (UMTI)A leader in transportation research with a focus on economics and policy issues
TransportationWinnipeg Repair Education and Cycling Hub (The WRENCH)Community training, mentorship of bicycle repair, access to unused unclaimed bikes, access to used bike parts
TransportationWinnipeg Trails Association (WTA)Coalition of volunteer trail builders and users focused on trail development and connectivity in Winnipeg
TransportationWinnipeg TransitDeveloping better ways to provide public transit. Experimenting with alternate fuels. Building rapid transit.
TransportationWinnipeg Transit Riders AssociationA citizen's group seeking to give Transit riders a voice. Works with riders, Winnipeg Transit, and government
Waste and recyclingBio-Terre Systems IncLow temp anaerobic digestion and co-generation systems for converting methane from hog manure to energy
Waste and recyclingBuffalo Point First NationAwarded Hydro's Spirit of the Earth Award for establishing a recycling program with three community depots
Waste and recyclingCanadian Beverage Container Recycling Association (CBCRA)A not-for-profit association of beverage manufacturers. Goal: recycling 75% of all Manitoba beverage containers
Waste and recyclingEarthbound EnvironmentalEnvironmental consulting firm provides integrated waste management services to public and private sectors
Waste and recyclingEastman Recycling ServicesProvides residential and commercial recycling in Steinbach and southeast Manitoba communities
Waste and recyclingHabitat for Humanity Re-StoreBuilding supply stores that accept and sell building materials that would have otherwise headed for landfills
Waste and recyclingManitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corporation (MARRC)Non-profit organization of manufacturers and marketers of oil products to steward used oil, oil filters, and containers
Waste and recyclingManitoba Association of Regional Recyclers (MARR)Networking and support group for Manitoba recycling organizations with each other, government, and industry
Waste and recyclingManitoba Product Stewardship Corporation (MPSC)Administers Manitoba's 2 cent per beverage container Waste Reduction and Prevention (WRAP) levy
Waste and recyclingManitoba Water StewardshipSome Conservation Districts work on manure management and other programs to protect water
Waste and recyclingMulti-Material Stewardship Manitoba (MMSM) Industry-funded, non-profit organization operating a recycling program for packaging and printed paper
Waste and recyclingThompson Recycling Centre (TRC)Residential and business recycling, building material recycling, coordinates hazardous waste drop-off days
Waste and recyclingTire Stewardship ManitobaA not-for-profit organization managing the scrap tire recycling program on behalf of tire retailers in Manitoba
Waste and recyclingUniversity of Manitoba - Recycling Group (UMREG)Aims to reduce environmental impact of the University of Manitoba
YouthCanadian Youth Climate Coalition (CYCC)Acting locally, provincially, federally, and internationally to empower youth to confront the climate crisis
YouthChildren's Health and Enviro Partnership (CHEP)Concerned with how children’s health is affected by the built and natural environment
YouthEcoLeagueMotivating students to help save the planet through school and community-based sustainability projects
YouthGreen Kids IncA non-profit, live-theatre group dedicated to environmental education for young people through performance
YouthManitoba Education for Sustainable Development WG (MESDWG)Educators' working group promoting teaching methods to empower learners to help build a sustainable future
YouthManitoba Environmental Youth Network (MEYN)Opportunities for youth to connect, share resources, collaborate on projects and stay informed on relevant issues
YouthSisler Environmental HelpersSisler's environment club - Inspiring younger generations to prevent an environmental crisis
YouthUniversity of Winnipeg - Ecological People in Action (EcoPIA)University of Winnipeg student group focused on environmental and social justice issues
YouthVincent Massey Collegiate Sustainable Development CommitteeStudent-led group focused on promoting projects in the school which exemplify a strong environmental ethic.

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