Author Archives: Allie

Ocean Bridge Ambassador – Ocean Wise

Are you between the ages of 19 – 30? Interested in protecting the environment and learning new skills while leveling-up your career? Applications are open for Ocean Bridge! This Ocean Wise program provides opportunities to 120 youth to work together and learn from experts in marine conservation through an online platform and two in-person learning […]

Fleet Assistant – Peg City Car Co-op

Peg City Car Co-op is looking for a Fleet Assistant! Are you interested in transportation alternatives to traditional car ownership? Do you have a passion for helping to make car-sharing a comfortable and reliable experience? Read on for a great opportunity to get on board with Peg City Car Co-op.

What We’ve Been Up To

Manitoba Eco-Network has completed its transition to a new office space by moving into the John Howard Society building in the first week of September. We are excited to get to know our new neighbourhood!  We will be wrapping up our Healthy Environment Healthy Neighbourhood project in time for the October election. We will also […]

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Message from your Manitoba Eco-Network

Welcome, September! We are enjoying the final weeks of summer and looking ahead to a busy autumn season. At Manitoba Eco-Network, we are deeply concerned about the most recent climate-related disasters affecting places near and far, including the catastrophic flooding in Pakistan and forest fires in BC and California. Heat records were broken in many places […]

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Trish Fitzpatrick

Member-at-Large My pronouns are she/her. I am a Professor in the Department of Geography, and an Instructor in the Master’s of Development Practice – Indigenous Focus – at the University of Winnipeg. I have lived on Treaty 1 territory since 1999, first as a Master’s student at the Natural Resources Institute, and later returning after […]

What We Have Been Up To – Aug 2022

These are the important campaigns we are engaged in this summer and early fall with our allies and community partners: Save Our Water is a campaign to raise awareness about Sio Silica Corporation’s sand mining activities in southeastern Manitoba. There are serious concerns about the potential impact on the environment, particularly the Winnipeg Sandstone and […]

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Message from your Manitoba Eco-Network

If you think things are getting bad to worse these days, best not be paying attention to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’ latest warning’s that, “humanity is just one misunderstanding, one miscalculation away from nuclear annihilation.”  Throw in massive species extinctions, loss of biodiversity, over consumption and a rapidly warming planet that is creating the climate […]

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Karen Fletcher

Karen Fletcher (MN BN BA) has retired from a career in palliative and oncology nursing where she provided direct patient care in the community and held leadership positions at CancerCare Manitoba and the WRHA Breast Health Centre. She ended her nursing career after 7 years teaching nursing students at the University of Manitoba. Karen was […]

Message from the Manitoba Eco-Network

Spring has seemed quite far away from Manitoba during this past month. The strangeness of the weather underscores the importance of our work and the work of the entire environmental sector. We recognize that overwhelm from all that needs to change is a real experience, which is why we decided to mark Earth Day 2022 […]

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What We’ve Been up To

The month of April brought many opportunities for policy advocacy. Our most significant policy push was our advocacy around Bill S-5, which will update the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. We have been working with the Canadian Environmental Law Association to provide analysis, critique, and alternative approaches to this law update. The proposed updates to the law will […]

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