Earlier this month the Youth Network published two articles in the Eco-Journal. Check out “500 Days of Eco-Friendly Summer” and “Steering Youth Toward Sustainability” here. And a huge thank you goes to our authors Carl Dizon and Marianna Pozdirca, and our photographer, Clèche Kokolo!
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Our Water Program and Youth Network took on the Great Manitoba Shoreline Cleanup! The project was an exciting combination of community building, environmental action, and citizen science. The results: The winning number was 895! 895 what? Cigarette butts – yuck! These lovely little bits of highly toxic, persistent, soon to be
Meet our 2018 Youth Steering Committee! The team works hard to create space for youth in the environmental movement by hosting educational workshops, volunteer events, and an annual “Green Space” youth forum. We also seek out outreach and collaboration opportunities in order to add a youth voice to existing campaigns. Our youth steering committee is the
Announcing the 2016 LSF/RBC Our Canada Project Award! Completed projects posted to OurCanadaProject.ca by the end of January are eligible to win: First Place: $3,000 Second Place: $2,000 Third Place: $1,000 Creativity, innovation, and strong multimedia documentation are key! See the Award page for a full list of criteria. Post by January 30 at 11:59PM EST
The Great Waters Challenge is an online, interactive experience for young Canadians under 30, helping to showcase the deep connection that lies between our water and our identity as Canadians—from indigenous traditional knowledge to recent scientific discoveries—in lead up to celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary. Join this adventure and become a reporter on water in your
The United Nations Association in Canada (UNA-Canada) and the British Council Canada are pleased to launch Active Citizens Social Enterprise (ACSE) in communities across the country. This is a chance for youth to join 150 young leaders from across Canada to learn how to use the ACSE framework to address the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Caring for our Watersheds program invites students from Grades 7-12 to propose ideas on how they can help their watersheds. From simple environmental projects in the classroom to community-wide events, dozens of projects have been implemented in the Lake Winnipeg Watershed since the program began. Tens of thousands of dollars are available as prizes for the students, schools and to implement action projects!
The Manitoba Chapter of the Canadian parks & Wilderness Society (CPAWS) is delighted to introduce our first ever Student Eco Project Competition for students in grades 9 through 12 in April 2017! If you are interested in the health of our shared environment this is a great opportunity to explore an issue affecting Manitobans while
Are you a high school student (Grades 8–11) in Canada, who is interested in saving our fresh water supplies? IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) wants to hear from you! The world’s leading whole-lake freshwater experimentation site is asking you to come up with science-based solutions for Canada’s bodies of fresh water. Canada is home to 20 per