Manitoba Finishes First in National 2012 Commuter Challenge

Jun 22, 2012 | Chamber News

Manitoba Finishes First  in 2012 Commuter Challenge

The 2012 Commuter Challenge, sponsored by Manitoba’s Green Action Centre, has come to a formal conclusion but the momentum carries on.   The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce was one of the proud sponsors of this year’s challenge along with a number of our corporate members and friends.

As one of the strategic resolutions that the chambers are working with this year – healthy living and wellness – this is a key priority for us all year round.

Some of the most exciting news was that Winnipeg once again came in FIRST in its population category for the ninth time out of 10.

The community of Wabowden wowed with a first-time win in their population category. Overall, Manitoba topped all provinces for participation levels. Way to go everyone!

You can check out the national results here. Please note that the participation percentages indicated on the national website are based on total registered workplace populations and not based on the population of our city/province for which we took first place.

Congratulations to all participating individuals and workplaces and the chamber encourages everyone to stay active and keep up the green commuting all summer and beyond.

Workplace Winners

3000+ Employees

GOLD: Manitoba Hydro

1000-2999 Employees

SILVER: Manitoba Government Employees

GOLD: Investors Group

SILVER: University of Manitoba

500-999 Employees

GOLD: Assiniboine Credit Union

SILVER: Red River College

200-499 Employees

GOLD: The Fairmont Winnipeg

SILVER: Delta Winnipeg

100-199 Employees

GOLD: Public Works and Government Services Canada

SILVER: Taylor McCaffrey LLP

50-99 Employees

GOLD: GHY International

SILVER: Dillon Consulting Ltd

20-49 Employees – 100% Participation

Mountain Equipment Co-op


The Winnipeg Foundation

1-19 Employees – 100% Participation

17 Wing Winnipeg, Health Promotion

Aesops Veterinary Care

Assiniboine Regional Health Authority

Canadian CED Network


Climate Change Connection

Electranix Corporation

Emerge Knowledge

Green Action Centre

Integrated Designs

Kirby Design

Manitoba Eco-Network

Manitoba Recreational Trails Association, Inc


Natural Healing Veterinary Care

Olympia Cycle

Peg City Car Co-op

Prologica Research Inc

RBC Global Asset Management

Red River Basin Commission

The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

The Wolseley Elm

West End Cultural Centre

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Inc

Wabowden Community Council


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