Celebrating 30 years

Lifetime achievements honoured

Hearty congratulations to Peter Miller and Carolyn Garlich, who received the Anne Lindsey Protecting the Earth Award from the Manitoba Eco-Network. Truly well-deserved recognition for a lifetime commitment to environmental advocacy and action that continues today.  more

Letter to Mayor Bowman on funding rapid transit

A recent article on rapid transit funding reports Mayor Bowman as saying, “…council has yet to identify where its funds will come from,” and that the administration has suggested the funds could come from raising transit fares and/or property taxes. Green Action Centre responded with a letter to the Mayor pointing to more sustainable and fair funding options.   more

Environment Canada is Active & Green!

Environment Canada is a workplace doing things right when it comes to active and green commuting.  They have combined a central location with infrastructure requirements that see 100% of their employees biking to work in the spring, summer and fall.  Those employees not keen to cycle the Winnipeg winter then switch to transit, which drops…  more

Steps toward a Green Economy and Climate Action

TomorrowNow - Manitoba’s Green Plan promises to develop action plans for a green economy and climate change. The Province commissioned the International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD), working with University of Winnipeg and Manitoba’s Climate Branch, to consult and make recommendations for these plans. The recommendations are expected to be forthcoming in March.  more