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Track Your Commute this November

November 10, 2017 — 
Track your travel through GoManitoba for a chance to win great prizes! To be eligible for this contest, participants are asked to track at least 10 days worth of trips in their Commute Calendar for the month of November. Green Action Centre will be drawing dozens of names from the successful participants of the challenge. Just track at least 10 commutes using GoManitoba and you will be automatically entered!

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Live screening of Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power featuring a Q&A with Al Gore

October 20, 2017 — 
Thursday, Oct. 26 – Q&A at 5:30 p.m., with film screening from 6:30 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.

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4 Tips to Green Your Consumer Habits

September 28, 2017 — 
Each year on September 28th the world comes together to celebrate Green Consumer Day, a day that highlights the problems of consumerism and its impact on the environment. Whether you are buying a large item like a refrigerator or grabbing your morning cup of coffee, there are things you can do to tread lightly on our planet.

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Community effort for artwork

September 18, 2017 — 
Two University of Manitoba alumni, Dee Barsy [B.F.A./08] and Kenneth Lavallee [B.F.A./08], have their art dislayed on the state-of-the-art UMCycle building

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The UMCycle Bike Kiosk and Cycle Plaza features a mural from artists Dee Barsy and Kenneth Lavaliere.

Partners help U of M enhance The Great Trail

September 14, 2017 — 
The University of Manitoba opened the UMCycle Bike Kiosk, a new hub along The Great Trail, on Sept. 14

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The UMCycle Bike Kiosk and Cycle Plaza features a mural from artists Dee Barsy and Kenneth Lavaliere.

UMCycle’s Bike Kiosk grand opening

September 1, 2017 — 
'The Cycle Plaza and Bike Kiosk have formed an active transportation hub'

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New pedestrian and cycling infrastructure on Sidney Smith

August 29, 2017 — 
A pedestrian path (1.5m wide) and bi-directional buffered bike lanes (3m wide) have been introduced on the west side of Sidney Smith Street, with vehicle traffic flowing northbound-only in this area.

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Share Your Commute for a Chance to Win

August 3, 2017 — 
GoManitoba offers a free, easy way to find people interested in carpooling to the U of M

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Canada Summer Games 2017

Getting to and around the Games

July 21, 2017 — 
Getting to the University of Manitoba has never been easier. Walking, cycling, taking transit or carpooling are all great options for getting to campus.

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Bike racks on campus.

Gear up for Bike Week 2017

June 16, 2017 — 
If you are looking for a reason to dust off your bike this summer, participate in Bike to Work Day on Friday, June 23

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