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October School Travel Survey

Start: October 21, 2019 12:00 am
End: October 24, 2019 12:00 am

Did you know that teachers can improve student health and happiness with a a few 30-second homeroom surveys? From October 21-24, join teachers across Manitoba who are learning how their students are getting to school. This simple gesture gives schools… Read More

Waste Reduction Week 2019

Start: October 21, 2019 12:00 am
End: October 27, 2019 11:59 pm
Venue: Manitoba

Join us for Waste Reduction Week 2019! Waste Reduction Week (WRW) is an environmental campaign that builds awareness around the issues associated with consumption and waste. The campaign encourages a transition to a circular economy and promotes positi… Read More


Start: October 11, 2019 12:00 am
End: October 31, 2019 12:00 am
Venue: All schools

October is Walktober (Walk to School Month) for schools! It is a month-long opportunity to promote healthy living, and start conversations about the environment. Encourage your students to walk, bike, or roll to school to reduce greenhouse gas emission… Read More

Parking And The City

Start: October 10, 2019 11:30 am
End: October 10, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: RBC Convention Centre

Green Action Centre and the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ present PARKING AND THE CITY RETHINKING PARKING TO TRANSFORM OUR CITIES with distinguished researcher Dr. Donald Shoup author of The High Cost of Free Parking and Parking And The City This event will fe… Read More

Backyard Composting 101

Start: October 8, 2019 6:30 pm
End: October 8, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: Tyndall Village Community Centre

Free public presentation on the basics of backyard composting! Are you new to composting? Maybe you’ve composted for a while but feel like you’re stabbing in the dark and want some reassurance. Or maybe you’ve heard about composting and just want to ge… Read More

Red River Co-op Grant Park Grand Opening

Start: October 5, 2019 8:00 am
End: October 5, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: Red River Co-op Grocery Grant Park

Red River Co-op is excited to announce the GRAND OPENING of their Grant Park location! Renovations are complete and they’re ready to celebrate. Come by for a FREE pancake breakfast, cookie decorating sessions, and tons of family friendly entertainment!… Read More

Climate First Tour: Winnipeg

Start: October 4, 2019 6:00 pm
End: October 4, 2019 9:00 pm
Venue: The University of Winnipeg - Duckworth Centre

Join us for a night of conversation with David Suzuki, Stephen Lewis, and other environmental advocates in Winnipeg. These notable climate change experts will speak about the current issues facing youth as they inherit the challenges of a dramatically… Read More

GoTober Contest: Carpool in October to Win!

Start: October 1, 2019 12:00 am
End: October 31, 2019 12:00 am

Ready …. Set … GoTober! Fall has returned to our prairie province, and now is the perfect time to start some new transportation habits to benefit your health, your finance and our environment. This October, we want YOU to try a new way of traveling to… Read More

Mode Shift Conference 2019

Start: September 30, 2019 8:00 am
End: October 4, 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: Multiple (see

Mode Shift, is back – a thought-provoking and inspiring series of events and a conference about transportation, culture, health, and your ideas. This year, the program focuses on Vision Zero, children’s mobility, and the best in road safety research. …… Read More

Global Climate Strike

Start: September 27, 2019 12:00 pm
End: September 27, 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: Manitoba Legislative Building

Youth Climate Strikers have been striking for months in Winnipeg and even longer across the globe. It is time for adults to join them by walking out of their workplaces and homes to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. This event will be a peacefu… Read More