Bike Week Winnipeg: June 9 - 15, 2024

Celebrate Cycling - All Week Long! Bike Festivities For All Ages. Join Us For Bike Week Winnipeg. Prizes and More! Get Biking!

Food Rescue & Emissions Reduction

Let's Feed People Not Landfills. We are working to establish a new freezer warehouse in Winnipeg that will store large volumes of rescued food and get it to those in need. Good food is ending up in our landfills, when it rots it produces methane gas, which quickly heats up the planet. Learn more.

Why climate action groups are calling for geothermal heating in Manitoba

Manitoba’s Climate Action Team (CAT) is calling on Manitoba Hydro to create a geothermal utility as a way to save residents money and reduce electricity demand. Read more  

Thank you Gay Lea Foundation!

For supporting the Manitoba Food Rescue and Emissions Reduction project! Their generous support will go towards the establishment of a low-cost freezer warehouse in Winnipeg! To help increase the capacity of our local food banks. Read more.

Empowering Youth - to Take Action

We work with youth to inspire hope through climate action. Through special hands-on projects like Depave Paradise, School Waste Reduction Challenges, Idle Free School Zones and hosting Youth Empowerment Conferences. Learn more.

News

  • Ontario company FuelPositive casts eye on Manitoba for ‘green ammonia’ production system toehold

    Monday, Jun. 17, 2024 – Winnipeg Free Press – Over the past few years, Curtis Hiebert has watched the price of his farm’s fertilizer skyrocket. Now he’s trying to produce the plant food on his own land.Hiebert is piloting a system Ontario-based company FuelPositive hopes will revolutionize Manitoba farm operations.

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  • Feds release carbon pricing impact data as cost debate rages

    June 14, 2024 – Canadian Press – Canada’s greenhouse-gas emissions will be 12 per cent lower in 2030 with carbon pricing in place than they would be if it was scrapped, new federal data published Thursday suggest.

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  • Fossil fuel subsidies cost Canadians a lot more money than the carbon tax

    Apr. 1, 2024 – The Conversation Canada – The federal carbon tax increase is now in effect, and will raise gas prices by three cents per litre in most Canadian provinces. The hike prompted complaints from seven premiers and a recent parliamentary showdown, culminating in a failed vote of non-confidence in the Liberal government. Yet this ongoing debate overlooks a far costlier carbon tax: fossil fuel subsidies.

  • Carbon Pricing

    Want to understand how carbon pricing works in Manitoba? Or the impact various carbon prices would have on the price of fossil fuels that Manitobans typically buy?

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