Your Health: The Risks & Realities of Climate Change

Did you know your health is directly affected by climate change?

On Sept. 10, The Winnipeg Foundation, in partnership with Green Action Centre, presented a Vital Conversation about climate change with keynote speaker, Kim Perrotta, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment and panelists – Dr. Ian Mauro, Prairie Climate Centre and Heather Mitchell, Green Action Centre.

Listen to the evening's keynote and panelists.

Winnipeg’s Vital Signs® 2017 is a snapshot of life in Winnipeg. It measures the vitality of our community, identifying significant needs and trends by combining research with the results of community surveys and conversations.

From the report emerged four key themes:

RECONCILIATION

LONG-TIME WINNIPEGGERS

ARE MORE LIKELY TO THINK OUR CITY IS DOING ENOUGH TO ADDRESS RECONCILIATION.

BELONGING

ONEOUT OF FOUR

WINNIPEGGERS HAVE FELT UNCOMFORTABLE BECAUSE OF DISCRIMINATION.

WELL-BEING

64%

OF WINNIPEGGERS FEEL STRESS ABOUT PERSONAL FINANCES.

THE LINES THAT DIVIDE

60%

OF WINNIPEGGERS KNOW THEIR NEIGHBOURS WELL ENOUGH TO ASK FOR HELP.