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Natasha Szach

Meet our new board member! A lawyer by trade and an environmentalist by nature, Natasha is re-joining the Manitoba Eco-Network board after a 10-year hiatus. In the intervening 10 years, Natasha completed a BA at the University of Winnipeg with a double major in international development and politics, interned at the Manitoba Legislative Assembly with […]

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Jamie Hilland

Meet our board member!  Jamie Hilland is a Sustainable Transportation Planner with Urban Systems in Winnipeg. Jamie has worked on a number of Transportation Planning projects across Canada, including the Active Transportation Master for the City of Windsor, the Active School Travel Strategy for TransLink in Vancouver, Study and Design of the Ruby/Banning Greenway for […]

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Marie Lachiver

Meet our new board member!  Marie Lachiver is a Landscape Architect with Scatliff + Miller + Murray (SMM) in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is a passionate designer who has worked on a wide range of projects from urban and commercial design to small garden and residential projects. Her pro-active approach, determination, and industry experience has provided […]

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Richard Dilay

Meet our new board member!  Richard Dilay is a graduate of the University of Manitoba with a Master of Social Work degree, social planning and administration stream. He has over 30 years experience in the not-for-profit and public sectors including community organizing, urban renewal and policy development. As the Manager of Neighbourhoods Alive!, Province of […]

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Heather Fast

Meet our new board member!  Heather M. Fast is a Ph.D. student at the University of Manitoba’s Natural Resources Institute. She also teaches the Environmental Law 3600 course at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law. Heather has completed three prior degrees at the University of Manitoba from the Faculty of Arts (Global Political Economy) […]

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Geoff Gunn

Meet our new board member!  Trained as a geographer, Geoffrey specializes in satellite remote sensing, physical geography, and spatial data visualization. At IISD/IISD-ELA Geoffrey leads institutional GIS capabilities producing maps, organizing and obtaining data, and consulting on spatial analysis for scientific and development research. Prior to joining IISD, Geoffrey studied the climate and oceanography of […]

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Josh Brandon

Meet our new board member!  Josh a community animator with the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg. He conducts public policy research on issues of poverty, housing and income. He co-edited Poor Housing: a Silent Crisis, a book about low income housing in Winnipeg. He was chair of Make Poverty History Manitoba (2016 to 2018). He is […]

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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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Kathryn Dompierre – Bio

Kathryn is a Research and Development Engineer for the software company, GEO-SLOPE, working to improve the numerical tools available for geotechnical engineers and geoscientists.

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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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