It’s disappointing that no party chose to commit directly to the specific actions required to achieve phosphorus compliance at Winnipeg’s north end plant. So many Manitobans care deeply about the health of Lake Winnipeg, and have called upon successive provincial...
For years, successive provincial governments have ignored the phosphorus pollution released by Winnipeg’s North End Water Pollution Control Centre (NEWPCC). This provincial election, join us in calling for phosphorus compliance at Winnipeg’s largest sewage treatment plant.
Excess phosphorus is the cause of harmful algal blooms on Lake Winnipeg – and NEWPCC is the single largest point source of phosphorus flowing into the lake. In 2005, the province set a phosphorus limit of 1.0 mg/L in NEWPCC’s operating licence. Almost 20 years later, NEWPCC remains non-compliant with this limit – and two...
Join us in Victoria Beach on Thursday, July 27, to learn how the Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network is pointing the way towards solutions for Lake Winnipeg.
Presented by the Victoria Beach & District Walk for Water Committee, this evening event will feature a presentation by LWF Executive Director Alexis Kanu followed by a Q&A. Plus, make sure to stop by our outreach table to pick up information you can use to advocate for the lake!
When: Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Where: East Beaches Social Scene, 3 Ateah Rd in Victoria Beach. Note: this...
Join us in Ponemah on Saturday, July 29, to learn about current advocacy campaigns to protect Lake Winnipeg – and how you can get involved!
This event will feature a presentation by LWF Executive Director Alexis Kanu on evidence-based phosphorus reduction, followed by a Q&A. Plus, make sure to stop by our outreach table to pick up information and other materials you can use to speak up for the lake!
Where: Ponemah Beach Central Art Centre, 27 Central Ave, Dunnottar When: Saturday, July 29, 10 a.m.
Open to all and free to attend with refreshments provided.
This spring’s Budget 2023 commitment of $650 million over 10 years for a national Freshwater Action Plan is significant – but it’s just the beginning of a sustained effort to protect Lake Winnipeg.
Last year, LWF members successfully called for renewed federal funding. The March 2023 budget announcement shows that our collective advocacy is making a difference. Thank you to everyone whose efforts made this success possible!
Now, we’re thanking Canada’s Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault for this new funding commitment. We’re also reminding him of the importance of...
LWF’s popular art auction has returned for another year – with a new, hyper-local lakeside twist!
The 2023 Bid for Lake Winnipeg Art Auction is being presented as an in-person event running in and around the lakeside community of Victoria Beach from July 14 to Aug. 13.
Coordinated by the Victoria Beach & District Walk for Water Committee, this is your opportunity to bid on a diverse selection of artwork, including some which are also accompanied by gift cards to local businesses!
All proceeds raised through the auction will be used by the Lake Winnipeg Foundation to support evidence-based...
Returning for another year on Friday, Aug. 11, this fundraising group ride will challenge cyclists to pedal from Winnipeg to Victoria Beach in support of a healthy Lake Winnipeg.
Since the first ride in 2020, Bike to the Beach has inspired record-breaking levels of community support – and we are excited to continue building on this momentum. All funds raised are used by LWF to support evidence-based advocacy to reduce phosphorus loading to Lake Winnipeg.
Please join us in supporting these determined cyclists in their efforts!
Bike to the Beach is an annual fundraising group bike ride from Winnipeg to Lake Winnipeg’s Victoria Beach in support of LWF.
Do I need to pre-register to participate in the ride?
You will be considered registered once you’ve (1) set up your personal fundraising page on the CanadaHelps Bike to the Beach 2023 online campaign page and (2) signed all required waivers. *Please note, participation numbers remain limited and all participants must first be approved by event organizers.*
Is there a fee to register?
All riders are to raise (or personally contribute) a minimum...
Join us on Wednesday, May 17 for our 2023 Annual General Meeting!
New this year, we are hosting a hybrid event. If you’d like to attend in person, we’ll be meeting at FortWhyte Alive (1961 McCreary Rd) in Winnipeg. If you’d prefer to attend online, our AGM will also be available as a live, virtual event.