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.
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:
Commuter Challenge Coordinator
Green Action Centre
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