Start: June 1, 2017 12:00 pm
End: June 1, 2017 1:00 pm

Venue: Red River College, Paterson GlobalFoods Institute, Bijou Park
504 Main St. Winnipeg Manitoba




Help celebrate the launch of another great commuting event in Manitoba!

Download a copy of our June 1st Media Advisory here.

Join Green Action Centre to kick off the most popular green commuting event in Canada!

what: The annual Commuter Challenge is a national celebration of healthy and sustainable transportation taking place during the first week of June. Close to 8,000 Manitobans participate every year by taking the bus, carpooling, walking or cycling to work. Winnipeg has won the past 12 out of 13 years as the top performing city in Canada.

When: Thursday, June 1st, 12:00-12:45pm

where: Red River College, Paterson GlobalFoods Institute, Bijou Park
504 Main St. (see map). Rain location: Inside the PGI atrium.

who: Green Action Centre is pleased to welcome guest speakers The Honourable Cathy Cox, Minister of Sustainable Development, Councillor Brian Mayes and Paul Vogt, President of Red River College.
Trevor Dineen of the CBC will host.


Schedule
12:00-12:10pm   Members of the media and community meet in Bijou Park at RRC’s Paterson GlobalFoods Institute for treats, coffee and information packages.

12:10-12:20pm   Welcome and Introductions
– Elizabeth Shearer, Commuter Challenge Coordinator, Green Action Centre
– Trevor Dineen, Emcee, CBC

12:20-12:25       The Honourable Cathy Cox, Minister of Sustainable Development

12:25-12:30pm   Councillor Brian Mayes, City of Winnipeg

12:30-12:35pm   Paul Vogt, President of Red River College

12:35-12:45pm   Mel Marginet, Green Action Centre – Introduction of GoManitoba

For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Shearer
Commuter Challenge Coordinator
Green Action Centre
204-925-3775
Liz@greenactioncentre.ca




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