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How to Avoid Overwhelm as an Eco-Conscious Person

Since 1970, Earth Day has highlighted the need for ordinary people to advocate for the planet’s health and safety. The Earth’s health is tied into our own well-being. Unfortunately, advocacy can be very hard on us as humans and can leave us feeling tired and discouraged. That’s why we have joined with Kristina Hunter, a […]

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April 20 – How to Avoid Overwhelm as an Eco-Conscious Person

As Earth Day approaches, it’s hard to find much to be optimistic about these days. The words “eco-anxiety” and “climate grief” have become part of our everyday language.  The issues the world is facing can leave us feeling overwhelmed and can keep us from taking meaningful action. Let’s look at evidence-based approaches to get us […]

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Bill 22 to Loosen Restrictions on Cosmetic Pesticides

As spring gradually approaches, we are confronted with a new threat to healthy gardens and ecosystems. The Government of Manitoba is considering Bill 22, which will loosen current restrictions on non-essential uses of pesticides. Currently banned pesticides will be permitted for residential use and retail sales will be unlimited if Bill 22 passes. This legislation […]

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Volunteer Coordinator – Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition

Description: The Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition (MEJC) is currently seeking applications for the position of Volunteer Coordinator. The Volunteer Coordinator’s primary role is to assist MEJC in providing leadership in volunteer recruitment and management, including best practices around team-building and fostering safe and inclusive spaces. Click here to the posting   

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Newsletter Clarity

On October 3, Premier Pallister unexpectedly pulled the proposal for the carbon tax in Manitoba. As such, as of October 23rd Manitoba now falls under the Federal government’s plan for the carbon tax. However Bill 16 – The Climate and Green Plan Implementation Act passed without any amendments and so still contains “Carbon pricing set […]

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Manitoba Eco-Network AGM

Annual General Meeting Postponed Due to some unforeseen construction at Mountain Equipment Co-op, the Manitoba Eco-Network must postpone its Annual General Meeting planned for Wednesday September 25, 2018 at the Eco Centre. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will re-schedule this meeting for a later date and will so inform our members through the Eco […]

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Trails Manitoba is seeking an Executive Director

Description: Trails Manitoba- Executive Director Position (Full Time) Manitoba Recreational Trails Association is seeking a dynamic, responsible, motivated individual with proven organizational, financial, communication, leadership and management skills. * Knowledge and experience in trail building/maintenance or Geographical Information Systems are highly desirable. Applicants should demonstrate training and/or experience in Project management including: • budget plan […]

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New Directions is seeking a Summer Support Worker

$13.59 – $19.04 an hour Temporary New Directions is a social service agency offering a wide range of resources and services that foster people’s hopes and dreams in their communities. Summer Support Worker Summer Student Resources for Adolescent Parents Program Resources for Adolescent Parents (R.A.P.) is one of the many programs offered by New Directions. RAP […]

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