Canadians head to the polls on Sept. 20. Together with our partners at the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective, we are reminding federal candidates that it’s time for immediate action that generates measurable results.
Our signature fundraiser returns! For years, Walk for Water has been an opportunity for friends and families to be part of the solution for Lake Winnipeg – and a fun way to spend a day at the lake! LWF is following all public health regulations to optimize the safety of all participants and will adapt planned activities as needed. New for 2021, our VB event will start outside at the Village Green Stage.
Date: Sunday, August 8 Location: Victoria Beach, Village Green Stage Check-in: 9:45 a.m., walk begins at 10:00 a.m. Distance: 2.5 km
This year, we are encouraging people to fundraise online...
Support a healthy Lake Winnipeg – and local artists – by taking part in our online art auction! Back for its second year, this auction is your chance to bid on a diverse collection of pieces generously donated by lake-loving makers. The auction site is now live until August 6 at 11:59 p.m.!
Building on the record-breaking success of 2020’s Founders’ Ride, a group of cyclists will once again challenge themselves to pedal from Winnipeg to Victoria Beach in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg!
We were overwhelmed by the outpouring of encouragement and community spirit last year and are excited to build on that momentum in advance of this year’s fundraising ride. We hope you can join us in supporting these determined cyclists in their efforts!
Bike to the Beach 2021 is planned for Aug. 6. We are closely monitoring all public health notices* to ensure we are following all regulations...
Join the Lake Winnipeg Foundation and the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective for a World Water Day webinar! We’ll be discussing our collaborative position paper, Five Things the Federal Government Must Do for Lake Winnipeg, and how we can meaningfully address Canada’s freshwater challenges. This is an opportunity for lake-lovers to learn more about the practical steps needed to protect our shared waters!
In Indigenous traditional knowledge systems, a unique, intimate relationship exists between woman and water. This free webinar features five engaging panelists who will share their knowledge and understanding of “nibi” (an Anishinaabe word for “water”), and discuss our collective role in water protection.
To learn more or register to attend, visit LWIC’s...
Decorate your home, office or cottage with a piece of Lake Winnipeg! Part of our summer 2020 fundraising campaign, our online art auction is your chance to bid on a variety of works made by local artists inspired by our great lake and its natural surroundings.
Featuring a mix of mediums and styles and a range of market values, our online art auction truly has something for everyone. Visit our Bid ...for Lake Winnipeg page for more information.
For art auction updates, make sue to mark yourself as interested or going on our Facebook event!
On August 7, a group of cyclists will hit the road from Winnipeg to Lake Winnipeg's Victoria Beach in support of LWF! This year’s “founders ride” is the first of what will hopefully become an annual summer tradition.
Choose your Adventure: Bike Tours of Victoria Beach
Grab your bike and get ready to roll! Sheila Grover and Greg Thomas are offering themed bike tours of Victoira Beach to raise funds for LWF. The cost is $15 per person and you can either pay your tour guides on the day of your ride or you can make a donation directly to LWF.
Cost: $15 per person Starting time: 10 a.m. Starting point: Village Green Bandstand, Victoria Beach Approximate length: 2 hours
To respect physical distancing recommendations, bike tours are limited to 15 people. Choose among three topics: