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Come out on Oct. 13 to hear what federal candidates have to say about their party and the environment!

Candidates include:

  • Matt Henderson (NDP)
  • ​Andrew Park (Green)
  • Robert-Falcon Ouellette (Liberal)
  • Conservative candidate yet to be determined

This forum is organized by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Green Action Centre, the Green Action Committee of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Winnipeg and the Manitoba Eco-Network. The evening will be moderated by CJOB’s Richard Cloutier.

When: Tuesday, October 13, 7-9 p.m.
Where: First Unitarian Universalist Church, 603 Wellington...

Ciclovia is part of ManyFest, the popular downtown street festival that’s taking place Sept. 11 to 13 on Broadway in Winnipeg. On Sunday, Sept. 13, leave the car at home and get active with cycling, fitness activities, music and more!

We’ll be set up all day on Block 1 (between Osborne St and Memorial Blvd). Come by our table to say hello and learn more about Lake Winnipeg and water stewardship. We’ll have a fun game for the kids and we’ll also be selling some of our unique fundraising products!

Celebrate the lake with us in Matlock!

We'll be taking part in the 6th annual Matlock Festival of Music, At & Nature, a three-day community event featuring an eclectic variety of performances, activities and art.

LWF staff will at the festival all day on Saturday, Aug. 29. Stop by our table to say hello, learn more about Lake Winnipeg, pick up som free educational materials and purchase some of our unique fundraising products!

On Friday, Aug. 21, four amateur cyclists (including Roger Mollot, president of LWF's volunteer board of directors) will embark on a three-day, 470 km road trip from Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Ontario’s Experimental Lakes Area (ELA), one of Canada’s primary sources of lake science.

Participants are paying their own expenses while accepting financial pledges for their efforts. All money raised will be donated to LWF!

Donations can be made online through LWF’s CanadaHelps page. Pledgers are being asked to choose “Cycling for Solutions 2015” as the fund they would like to support to ensure their...

LWF’s executive director Alexis Kanu is participating in First Fridays in the Exchange, a weekly tradition that encourages people to explore the galleries, shops and culture of Winnipeg’s historic Exchange district.

Join her and artist William Pura for Lake Winnipeg: Art, Science, and You to learn how art and science can collaborate to inspire change.

When: Friday, Aug. 7, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: 237 McDermot (The Winnipeg Free Press News Café)
Cost: $20 plus tax (tickets include dinner, a moderated talk and a guided tour of galleries and studios); please reserve in advance by calling 204-...

Since 2005, William Pura has taken thousands of photographs of Lake Winnipeg and the surrounding area. The photographs curated for Inland Sea, Pura’s latest photographic exhibition, touch on a wide range of issues regarding the lake and its relationship to the human presence in Manitoba.

Inland Sea opens Aug. 7 at Gurevich Fine Art (located at 62 Albert St., in Winnipeg) and will remain on display at the gallery until Aug. 27. A portion of the proceeds of all sales from this striking exhibit will be donated to LWF!

In connection with this exhibit, LWF and Gurevich Fine Art will be co-hosting...

Join us on Wednesday, Aug. 19, for a unique event! Surrounded by amazing photographic art, Lake Winnipeg: Framing the Issue will showcase a range of perspectives about our great lake!

Lake Winnipeg is the 10th largest freshwater lake in the world; an iconic body of water that has shaped both the physical geography of Manitoba and the shared cultural experiences of its citizens.

Humans have interacted with this ‘inland sea’ for centuries – and our actions have left a mark.

Gurevich Fine Art and the Lake Winnipeg Foundation invite you to a panel discussion that will explore the many ways we...

SUP CUP returns! Our friends at The Hardcore Surf & Paddleboard Company are once again hosting a series of stand-up paddleboard races at beautiful Grand Beach – and donating proceeds raised to LWF!

Join in the fun on Saturday, Aug. 8. There’s an event for everyone – from novice to elite, and special kids’ races, too! ​We'll be there all day to cheer on participatnts and share information about Lake Winnipeg.

Check here for more information as it becomes available.

Photo courtesy of monsoonmovie.com

We're proud to once again offer our support to the Gimli Film Festival by sponsoring the 2015 screenings of Monsoon, a feature documentary from multiple award-winning Canadian filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson.

Part road movie, part drama, Monsoon introduces viewers to the beautiful/terrible spectacle that is the monsoon, a vast weather system that permeates and unifies the varied culture of India. Presented in a historic lakeside community on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, this film offers festival-goers the perfect opportunity to reflect on local freshwater...

Photo courtesy of monsoonmovie.com

We're proud to once again offer our support to the Gimli Film Festival by sponsoring the 2015 screenings of Monsoon, a feature documentary from multiple award-winning Canadian filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson.

Part road movie, part drama, Monsoon introduces viewers to the beautiful/terrible spectacle that is the monsoon, a vast weather system that permeates and unifies the varied culture of India. Presented in a historic lakeside community on the shores of Lake Winnipeg, this film offers festival-goers the perfect opportunity to reflect on local freshwater...

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