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School takes first in LSF-RBC Our Canada Project By: Sheldon Birnie (Reposted from the January 17, 2015 of Canstar Community News – Online Edition) A group of 12 Elmwood High School students took home a $3,000 first place prize in the inaugural LSF-RBC Our Canada Project Award for a sustainability project they developed. “I’m still
By: Julia Minarik, Youth Member – Gimli Environmental Advisory Committee Here in Gimli, Manitoba our Gimli Environmental Advisory Committee (GEAC) has been hosting Environmental movie nights. These movie nights have been held on Thursdays at the community’s multipurpose building and are open to any community member wishing to attend. There is no entrance fee and
The Earth Island Institute is on a quest to find outstanding youth environmental leaders: What is this? The Brower Youth Awards – created in 2000 to honour David Brower who said “I love to see what young people can do, before someone old tells them it’s impossible.” That sounds like something that we can get
Students at Sisler High School aren’t afraid of a little yogurt or poutine on their quest for sustainability. And it’s a good thing, because they have their work cut out for them with the amount of recycling at their school. Check out these recycling numbers for Sisler: 1 school 1800+ students 200 recycling bins 50
Students from Sisler High School invite you to join them for their annual Sustainability Conference! Morning sessions include facilitation from Assiniboine Park, Food Matters, Manitoba Eco-Network, Ethos Farm, and Green Bean. Afternoon sessions will be led by students from Sisler High School and topics will focus on: School-wide recycling, after school cooking and fair trade,
There were a few things that Scott Harrison thought he could change if he started his own charity. So at 30 he founded charity: water, which brings clean drinking water to developing nations. He set about doing things his way: Projects would be easy to track by donors who could follow progress by way of GPS