Category Archives: Environment

Manitoba Summer

| | Posted in Environment, news

We wish everyone a good and safe summer ahead. With everyone having to adjust our activities to facilitate public health improvements during our COVD-19 pandemic, it is a time to be caring and thoughtful. Reach out to friends, family, and those less fortunate, by telephone or other safe method. And remember that it also good […]

Summer is here

| | Posted in Environment, news

Our new home page image features a photograph by Brian Hydesmith of the Lower Bird River flanking Nopiming Provincial Park. Environmentalists are lobbying to have this segment of this river protected. Check out the Wilderness Committee campaign. Manitobans, including newcomers to the province, are motivated to preserve wilderness for future generations. A clean and healthy […]

Indigenous Girl Nominated for Peace Prize

| | Posted in Environment, Indigenous, news, Youth

Autumn Peltier already has years of advocacy behind her. She’s met the prime minister, she’s attended the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and she’s marched on the highway in the name of water protection. At just 13 years old, Peltier is now a nominee for the International Children’s Peace Prize. This news item is from Global Citizen. […]

Gardening

| | Posted in Environment, Housing, news

This is a good article and a short one in Positive.News, about Ron Finley, a guerilla gardener in Los Angeles. https://goo.gl/xtWsVn You may have already seen the 11-minute TED Talk he did, if not I highly recommend it and it can be found here [3 million views]: https://www.ted.com/talks/ron_finley_a_guerilla_gardener_in_south_central_la Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South […]