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Join us online for our 2020 Annual General Meeting!

In order to comply with public health recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are hosting our AGM as a live, virtual event.

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 7 p.m. CDT
Venue: Zoom webinar; please register for the LWF AGM in advance.

LWF’s 2019 annual report, which includes audited financial statements, is available for your review.

To renew your LWF membership in advance of the AGM, please visit CanadaHelps to make a secure donation. All donations of $50 or more include a one-year membership and strengthen our collective efforts...

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Happy World Water Day! 

Every year since 1993, March 22 has been the United Nations observance focusing on freshwater — World Water Day. On March 22, we encourage you acknowledge the importance of clean, fresh water – and consider what actions you can take to protect it. 

Cancellation notice:

This event has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Join us for a town hall discussion at Kildonan United Church. This event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: 187 Kilbride Avenue

Topics: North End Sewage Treatment Plant, the state of Lake Winnipeg and the impact on First Nations and surrounding communities.

Presenters:

  • Terry Duguid – MP, South Winnipeg
  • Alexis Kanu – Executive dierctor, Lake Winnipeg Foundation
  • Daniel Gladu Kanu – Director, Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective

 

A close-up photograph of cattails in Netley-Libau Marsh

Did you know wetlands remove nutrients from runoff and help protect downstream waterways?

Since 1997, Feb. 2 has been observed as World Wetlands Day. Throughout the world, people are encouraged to raise awareness about the importance of wetlands and take action in their own communities to protect these special areas.

Take part in the conversation on social media with #WorldWetlandsDay

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Join the Coalition to Save Lake Winnipeg (CSLW) to learn more about the challenges Lake Winnipeg is facing – and what you can do to help!

CSLW is a collaboration of communities, individual citizens, cottage associations, representatives from rural municipalities and other stakeholders in the south basin of Lake Winnipeg. This afternoon information session will feature presentations from LWF’s executive director, Alexis Kanu, as well as representatives from the Lake Winnipeg Project, Ducks Unlimited Canada and the provincial government’s program concerned with zebra mussels. Presentations will...

Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21. Together with our partners at the Lake Winnipeg Indigenous Collective, we are reminding federal leaders that restoring and protecting the health of Lake Winnipeg will require us all to work together.

We’ve outlined three freshwater commitments for Canada’s next government – you can learn more here.

Graphic stating Lake Winnipeg must be on the provincial election agenda

Manitobans head to the polls on Sept. 10 – and we are encouraging lake-lovers to speak up for the health of Lake Winnipeg.

Contact your provincial candidates and ask them what they will do to protect Lake Winnipeg. Learn more here.

Let's ensure Lake Winnipeg is on the agenda!

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Cycling for Solutions returns for its fifth year in support of citizen science!

On Aug. 30, a group of amateur cyclists will once again embark on an ambitious, three-day, 500 km self-supported road trip from Winnipeg, Man. to IISD Experimental Lakes Area (IISD-ELA) - a world-class freshwater research facility in northwestern Ontario. Continuing what has become an annual tradition, riders are paying their own expenses while accepting financial pledges for their efforts. All funds raised will be donated to LWF to support the Lake Winnipeg Community-Based Monitoring Network (LWCBMN).

Since the...

Windsurfers on Lake Winnipeg

This family-friendly event for all skill levels features races in stand up paddle boarding, windsurfing and kiteboarding (or a combination!), followed by a barbeque. Entrance fee is $20 per athlete with all proceeds donated to LWF.

Taking place at the Victoria Beach Yacht Club, registration starts at 10 a.m., with races starting at noon. More details can be found on the Victoria Beach Waterman Challenge’s Facebook page.

Organized by a group of lake-lovers in Matlock, all proceeds raised from this community sale will be donated to LWF. The sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Corner of Community Rd and Dalton Ave, across from the tennis courts and Julia’s Restaurant. (If you can't make it to the Dunnottar Walk for Water the following day, sale organizers will also be taking donations!)

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