Environment

  • Toque weather

    Comic by creative director Talia Steele

  • Gardens at the leaf now in bloom

    The Gardens at The Leaf, a “place where nature and culture unite,” opened this summer at Assiniboine Park. This outdoor attraction is part of the final phase of Assiniboine Park’s 2009 redevelopment plan. This nearly 30-acre greenspace comprises six distinct exhibits.

  • It’s not just about convenience

    On Aug. 27, the University of Winnipeg Students’ Association (UWSA) announced on their website that the transit U-Pass will, once again, not be available to students for the 2021-22 school year.

  • One green city

    To prioritize a city’s well-being, invest in green spaces

  • Navigating the gendered impact of COVID-19

    Women in the 15 to 24 age bracket among most affected by pandemic job losses

  • Do you know where your sewage goes?

    Decades of conversations about wastewater in Winnipeg

  • The Hydro-impacted

    A call to action for northern Manitoba’s Indigenous communities

  • Local non-profit hosts event on Canada’s green recovery

    Could a green recovery for Canada improve daily life?

  • U of W launches new grad program

    Master in Environmental & Social Change is more relevant than ever

  • ‘Parks are not for sale’

    Environmental groups push against privatization of provincial parks

  • City Briefs

    Tech-Connect launch // A year-long timeout // The annual meeting of those who speak for the trees // Navigating law to protect the environment // Healthcare worker grievances // Bowman announces break with City

  • Fighting the green fight

    Klein’s A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency will make a stop in Winnipeg, along with musical guests Decades After Paris.

  • Restrictive land use a setback to climate justice

    Neighbourhood change, especially in trendy, upscale neighbourhoods, is a heated topic across Canada. But Green Party of Canada leadership hopeful Glen Murray’s take on the issue is at odds with the party’s climate goals.

  • City Roots

    Over the past few months, this column has made a case for a closer look at Winnipeggers’ relationship with trees, both past and present. I have been able to consider what they do for humans, as well as their own agency, and to think about how they became so central to Winnipeg’s identity as a city.

  • Rapid, massive, transformational change

    Over the past decade, the University of Winnipeg (U of W) has experienced significant change and transformation. During this time, the university has, among many things, had two presidents, added new programs and rapidly expanded its campus.

  • Changes in social change

    From youth organizing to civil rights movements to the evolving social discourse, a lot has changed for people engaging in activism, community work and advocacy in Winnipeg during the past decade.

  • Green thumbs without green space

    While Spence Neighborhood Association’s seed starting workshops for its community garden plots are on hold due to COVID-19, the program will be back in action when Winnipeg returns to normalcy.

  • Media skewing Wet’suwet’en

    “Wet’suwet’en, what do you think about the protesting?” I was asked, the only Indigenous person at a Leap Year fire.

  • PROFile: Dr. Darshani Kumaragamage

    Dr. Darshani Kumaragamage joined the Environmental Studies and Sciences Department at the University of Winnipeg in 2009.

  • Where recycled rubber hits the road

    On March 13, the Manitoba Climate Action Team (MCAT) will host Get Moving On Climate! A Transportation Event at the Dakota Community Centre/Jonathan Toews Sportsplex at 1188 Dakota St.

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