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May Province Wide Count

Start: May 14, 2018 12:00 am
End: May 18, 2018 11:59 pm

Attention Schools and Teachers! Green Action Centre’s Active and Safe Routes to School program is performing it’s second Manitoba-wide Province Wide Count this February! During the week of February 12th, log in to, perform a quick 30-s… Read More

How to Vermicompost (plus build a bin!)

Start: May 12, 2018 3:00 pm
End: May 12, 2018 5:00 pm
Venue: Goldeye's Stadium 3rd floor Meeting Room

Have you ever wanted to compost, but didn’t have the space to have an outdoor bin? Fear not, vermicomposting to the rescue! This small-scale indoor composting system is cheap to start up, easy to maintain, and perfect for those in apartments or condos…. Read More

Earth Day Celebration in Altona

Start: May 12, 2018 1:00 pm
End: May 12, 2018 4:00 pm
Venue: Altona Centennial Park

Community Action Network of Altona is hosting an Earth Day Event!  Green Action Centre will be presenting on the basics of backyard composting. So much to learn and do. Admission is free. Many prizes to be won. Come on out and meet your neighbours and… Read More

Backyard Composting 101 Presentation

Start: May 10, 2018 7:00 pm
End: May 10, 2018 8:00 pm
Venue: École South Pointe School

Come celebrate International Compost Awareness Week by learning the basics of how to start or improve your own backyard composter to generate a free natural soil enhancement! Composting is easy and worth it.  Registration not required. Topics include:… Read More

Bike to School Month 2018

Start: May 7, 2018 12:00 am
End: June 6, 2018 12:00 am
Venue: At your school!

              REGISTER YOUR SCHOOL for Bike to School Month (May 7 – June 6) and Clean Air Day, Wednesday, June 6th, 2018! For more information on our Spring events, visit the Bike to School Month and Clean Air Day ma… Read More

From A to B: Employee Wellness & Our Environment

Start: May 2, 2018 12:00 pm
End: May 2, 2018 4:30 pm
Venue: Alt Hotel Winnipeg

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ & Green Action Centre present: FROM A TO B: EMPLOYEE WELLNESS & OUR ENVIRONMENT Featuring keynote speaker: DR. LARRY FRANK Author of Health and Community Design and Urban Sprawl and Public Health and Professor and Bomb… Read More

Gardening Saturday

Start: April 28, 2018 10:00 am
End: April 28, 2018 4:00 pm
Venue: Canadian Mennonite University, North Campus

Gardening Saturday offers 12 educational workshops led by local gardening experts and enthusiasts, designed for both beginners and green thumb veterans. This event also features a free screening of the documentary “Puttin’ Down Roots”, about spring in… Read More

GoManitoba Info Session: Portage la Prairie

Start: April 26, 2018 2:00 pm
End: April 26, 2018 3:00 pm
Venue: Multi-Purpose Room, Portage Regional Library

Green Action Centre is pleased to travel to Portage la Prairie this April to meet with community stakeholders to grow the base of support for GoManitoba. REGISTER HERE to join us for this info session! WHY GOMANITOBA? This transportation tool allows us… Read More

Proffesional Development Opportunities via the Manitoba Environmental Industries Association

Start: March 28, 2018 12:00 am
End: May 25, 2018 12:00 am
Venue: Various Locations

The Manitoba Environmental Industries Association is offering discounted training opportunities to its members and member groups. From first-aid to soil science and ground water, these courses and workshops focus on hands-on, practical skills that appe… Read More

ON SITE Multi-Family Composting Info Session

Start: March 24, 2018 2:00 pm
End: March 24, 2018 3:30 pm
Venue: 400 Osborne Street

Do you live in a condo, co-op, or apartment with at least 4 units? Do you want to start composting?   Come out to this FREE information session to find out how we can help you get started! Plus, take a brief tour to learn how this multi-family building… Read More