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University of Manitoba Continues to Show in Commuter Challenge

June 11, 2018 — 
This year, 630 University of Manitoba participants logged over 43,000km of sustainable commuting which avoided almost 7,000kg of CO2.

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Geese on campus, outside St. John's College

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Why did the goose cross the road?

June 11, 2018 — 
Gosling season: Avoid interfering, avoid feeding, drive with care

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Bikes on Campus

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Bike to Work Day 2018

June 11, 2018 — 
Grab your helmet, clean your brakes, and oil your chain, because Bike to Work Day 2018 is on its way!

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Commuter Challenge 2018

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Commuter Challenge: Tips for Success

June 4, 2018 — 
This week, commuters across Canada are signing up for Commuter Challenge 2018, a week-long event encouraging businesses, organizations, and individuals to ditch the car and choose more sustainable commuting options. The University of Manitoba is encouraging all staff, faculty, and students to participate this year. If you haven’t registered yet, there are a bunch of reasons to consider participating! All you have to do is consider biking, walking, bussing, or carpooling the week of June 3-9, logging your commute, and you will be entered to win some super awesome prizes!

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Commuter Challenge 2018

June 3, 2018 — 
Get active in the June 3-9 friendly competition that challenges participants to walk, cycle, carpool or bus to school or work

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Help shape education for sustainability at U of M

May 14, 2018 — 
This spring, workshops are being held to encourage faculty to share their thoughts on how to encourage education for sustainability on campus. The workshops will explore the approaches, opportunities and barriers around educating for sustainability at the University of Manitoba.

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Residence Move Out

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Give & Go Residence Move Out

May 3, 2018 — 
Give your old items to someone in need and go enjoy your summer! That is what student residence were told once the winter term exams wrapped up. The Give & Go campaign is a partnership between the Office of Sustainability and Residence Life, in efforts of reducing waste during the busy mid-April residence move out. Throughout the two-week move out window, students were able to donate more than 4,000 pounds of items that potentially would have ended up in landfill.

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Admin Building

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Champions of sustainable commuting

April 30, 2018 — 
The Campus Commute Survey results are in

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Jane's Walk.

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Jane’s Walk: Bringing communities together

April 23, 2018 — 
Join us for the Restorative Spaces and Art & History walks as part of the Jane’s Walk celebrations on May 4th at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses

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Celebrate Earth Day at U of M

April 19, 2018 — 
Join the celebration by visiting an event at the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campuses April 20

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