- Earth Hour began in Sydney, Australia and has grown to a global movement observed in over 180 countries and territories. Every year the City of Winnipeg joins this global campaign to raise awareness for environmental issues and contemplate the most important thing we have in common - our planet – by turning our lights out from 8:30 - 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 28 in solidarity with the international community.
- Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide on April 22 whereby various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in 190 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.
- The Commuter Challengeis a week-long event, May 31 – June 6, 2020, that doubles as a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces to encourage Canadians to leave their cars at home, instead promoting [and rewarding] alternative modes of transportation to-and-from work, such as walking, cycling, carpooling/ride-sharing, taking transit and telecommuting!
- Bike Week 2020 will kick off with Bike to Work Day on Monday, June 8th, 2020 with pitstops around the city from 6:30-9am. Bike Week is a week-long celebration of people riding bicycles. It’s for everyone! Whether you ride for recreation, fitness, transportation, sport, or just for fun, if you enjoying riding a bike, then Bike Week is for you! From June 8-14, 2020 Bike Week Winnipeg will be hosting group rides, workshops, and leisure and cultural events that encourage all Winnipeggers to get on their bikes and ride. Events will be held in every corner of the city, so be on the lookout!
Last update: March 11, 2020