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.
When Finance Minister Greg Dewar invited public submissions for Budget 2015, we responded by proposing A Green Budget for a Green Economy.
After reviewing mountains of evidence and 48 days of oral hearing, Green Action Centre gives qualified support for Manitoba Hydro’s Keeyask dam and U.S. transmission line proposal. Read the key points from our final submission or download the full document.
Between coverage of Rob Ford and the Senate scandals, you may have heard that Mayor Katz and Council are prepared to charge fees to developers for the costs of extending services to new suburbs. Why are these development fees so important? Get your basic primer here…
Last summer, the Government of Manitoba promised legislation this fall that would protect Manitobans from synthetic chemical lawn pesticides. This promise is now at risk because of delays during the last legislative session. Contact Minister Gord Mackintosh today and ask him to make this a priority.