Magical Regionalism: Childhood and Geography on Film in 1950s Canada by Dr. Matt Dyce, Department of Geography, University of Winnipeg. Wednesday, October 26, 12:20-1:30 in Room 5L24 Lockhart Hall. In this public talk, Matt presents his work on the history environmental education in Canada. Utilizing a series of NFB films produced during the 1950s aimed at teaching children geography, he analyzes how children were taught to interpret environmental change, modernity, and regionalism as frameworks for understanding Canada during a period of remarkable changes. Refreshments will be served.
A Town Hall for Environmental Law
How would you protect our environment? Canada’s environmental laws are up for review. These laws determine how pipelines, hydro dams, mines and drainage get approved. The stakes have never been higher to get this right. Join the discussion on how government makes decisions that affect the environment and learn how you can be involved. The town hall takes place on Wednesday, November 9 from 6:30-8:30 pm. in Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg.
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US coast evacuated as historic hurricane bears down:SpaceDaily Oct 7, 2016—Florida is facing the most dangerous storm in living memory as Hurricane Matthew barrels in from the Atlantic threatening coastal cities with surging tides, torrential rain and 130 mile-an-hour winds.
Climate Trend Mapper An interactive desktop application with which users can visualize temperature and precipitation trends across Canada using Environment Canada’s AHCCD data. Click for details.
Co-operative Education Program The University of Winnipeg's Co-operative Education Program is open to all undergraduate students from all disciplines. It is a three way partnership with the student, the employing organization, and The University of Winnipeg.