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Join us at FortWhyte Alive on Sunday, June 10, for MEC's Paddlefest!

This free event features information sessions on kayaking, canoeing and SUP, as well as kids’ activities and the newest gear up for grabs.

Come by our table to say hi! We’ll be there all day, selling some of our unique fundraising merchandise, and sharing we’ve been doing lately to restore and protect the health of Lake Winnipeg (which is a great place to paddle!). 

In the lead up to Earth Day 2018, join LWF’s executive director and others for what will surely be an informative and interesting panel discussion!

When: Saturday, April 14, 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: John Black Memorial United Church, 898 Henderson Highway

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Alexis Kanu, Executive Director, Lake Winnipeg Foundation
  • Dr. Scott Higgins, Research Scientist, International Institute for Sustainable Development - Experimental Lakes Area
  • Dr. Eva Pip, Retired Biology Professor, University of Winnipeg

The event will be moderated by Hon. Terry Duguid, MP - Winnipeg South, who will also be...

You’re invited to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation’s upcoming Annual General Meeting!

When: Tuesday April 24, 2018, at 7 p.m
Where: FortWhyte Alive (1961 McCreary Rd in Winnipeg)

This year’s guest speaker is Tom Janzen of Scatliff + Miller + Murray, who will share the results of a 2017 assessment of residential and cottage property values around Lake Winnipeg’s south basin. Commissioned by LWF, Tom’s report underscores the incredible economic value our great lake brings to our province.

LWF’s 2017 annual report, as well as proposed revisions to our organizational bylaws, will be available online...

Want to meet LWF staff and learn more about our work? We are Charity Pot Partners with Lush Cosmetics, and will be joining the Polo Park team on Saturday, March 24 for an awareness event!

Stop in between noon and 3 pm to say hello and find out how you can get involved in freshwater stewardship – plus, enter our in-store draw for the chance to win a prize!

We are thrilled to have been selected once again to participate in this year’s Luckygirl Holiday Pop Up Shop!

Drop by 300 Ross Ave. in the Exchange (attached to Hut K) between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 17 to pick up some unique gifts for all the lake-lovers in your life.

We’ll be selling an assortment of our exclusive fundraising products – including the popular lake-themed pint glasses and coaster sets we launched this summer! We’ll also be bringing lots of adorable wooden ornaments featuring K.BARTESKI script art. (Warning: We sold out of both sizes last year; come early to make...

As the summer draws to a close, so does our Lake Winnipeg Memories Gallery in Albert Beach. Join us for our closing gala evening, Bow Ties and Board Shorts, and help us close out the space with food, drinks and one last walk down memory lane!

 

On Aug. 27 we’ll be meeting at Saffies General Store to clean up the Albert Beach area! Join us at 1 p.m. to help create a pollution-free community!

Gloves, garbage pickers, bags and snacks will be provided. Hope to see you there!

Now an annual event, Beats on the Beach 2017 is just around the corner! Join with other lake-lovers at Saffies General Store in Albert Beach on Friday. Aug. 12 and be entertained by a free concert featuring muisc from Fever Rose, Jordan Yarish, and Mama G and the Majors. Don’t forget to treat your sweet tooth, as well, with Saffies tempting dessert auction. Delicious pies, cakes, cookies and homemade jams will be up for bid - with all money raised donated to the Lake Winnipeg Foundation!

Get fit and have fun – all in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg!

Everyone’s favourite instructor Zumba Jan is hosting an outdoor class at Gimli Harbour on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 to 10 a.m. Even better? All proceeds* raised are being donated to LWF!

Thank you so much, Jan, for your commitment to our great lake – your enthusiasm is contagious.

* Minimum donation of $5 to participate; donations of $20 or more qualify for a charitable receipt.

Celebrate Lake Winnipeg at our newest summer fundraising event!

Lake Bash 2017 takes place on Friday, Aug. 18 at Farmers Hall, a recently restored community dance hall just outside town. This not-to-be-missed evening event will feature:

  • Delicious Lake Winnipeg pickerel and all the fixings from our friends at The Pickerel Rig
  • Live music from country rocker Leanne Pearson (performing a special acoustic set), grandfather-grandson guitar-and-fiddle duo Peter & Keenan Karish, and the Vezina Family Band, a multi-generational, old-time country band from Stoney Point, Manitoba 
  • A cash bar...

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