Earth Day Articles

Downtown BIZ Tackling Earth Day Clean-Up

Downtown BIZ Tackling Earth Day Clean-Up

While Winnipeg is thinking white these days -- you know, with the Jets in the playoffs and everything -- the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is seeing green. To mark Earth Day on April 22, the BIZ is enlisting the help of businesses, community members and local celebrities to...

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CAA Rounding Up Old Motor Oil, Tires & Batteries

By David Klassen CAA Manitoba is rounding up used motor oil, tires and automotive batteries this weekend. During a belated celebration of Earth Day, select CAA garages will collect the items today and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Winnipeg. “When disposed...

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Downtown BIZ, Voluteers Cleaning Up City Streets

The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ has organized an Earth Day Clean-up on Tuesday to make the downtown more clean and vibrant. Local celebrities will join more than 300 business and community members to pick up litter during two separate shifts in the ninth annual event. The...

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U of W Brings Car-Sharing Program to Campus

By Sarah Klein A new car-share program is coming to the University of Winnipeg to offer students and others in the university community a ride whenever they need it. Beginning May 1, a silver Honda Fit will be parked year-round behind the U of W's Buhler Centre. “The...

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Walkers Trek 5K in Support of Clean Drinking Water

By David Klassen About 200 staff from 14 Aveda salons across Manitoba will participate in the sixth annual I Walk For Water event on Sunday in honour of Earth Day. Rather than one day, staff are celebrating "Earth Month," and will walk five kilometres -- the same...

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