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Canada and Manitoba support green infrastructure and upgrades to UM and other communities

July 23, 2021 — 
This project will upgrade University of Manitoba’s Central Energy Plant and the Max Bell Centre building on its Fort Garry Campus

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Join in Plastic Free July

July 6, 2021 — 
Join the global movement and be part of the solution to plastic pollution. Making small changes to everyday habits makes a huge difference—on a local and global level.

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Commutes look different this year – and so will the Commuter Challenge

May 20, 2021 — 
The annual Commuter Challenge will take place from May 30 to June 5 – and this year, it’s expanding!

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Steering around the potholes of spring cycling

May 17, 2021 — 
Follow a few tips from the Office of Sustainability and UMCycle to help find your route, arrive safely and secure your bicycle

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UM Climate Action Plan underway

May 10, 2021 — 
UM community invited to participate in a short survey and series of online lunch-and-lunch sessions about UM’s Climate Action Plan currently in development

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Reimagine the Eastern Transportation Corridor

April 28, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to help reimagine the Eastern Transportation Corridor spaces on the Fort Garry campus

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Joe Pye, an Indigenous pollinator at the UM Permaculture Garden

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Celebrate Earth Day all week long

April 15, 2021 — 
From April 19-23, celebrate Earth Day and Restore Our Earth by participating in virtual events and activities from home

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Sustainability Day: Taking action for the Sustainable Development Goals

February 17, 2021 — 
UM community invited to participate in full-day virtual program

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Gather your virtual team for the Jack Frost Challenge

January 26, 2021 — 
The Office of Sustainability is inviting the University of Manitoba (UM) community to get outside and enjoy the winter weather during the Jack Frost Challenge

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Arctic water. // Image from Pixabay.

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UM commits to carbon neutrality by 2050

December 10, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba has officially signed the Global University and Colleges Climate Letter, which acknowledges that our planet and climate are in a state of emergency.

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