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Please note that the April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2012 Community Led Emissions Reduction (CLER) pilot program has now ended and proposals are no longer being accepted. Information on Manitoba’s current Climate Change programs can be found at Climate and Green Initiatives and Tomorrow Now.
This site offers access to tools and resources developed through the CLER program to assist communities wishing to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Communities that take action to reduce their GHG emissions will see a number of benefits:
CLER Program Description
In keeping with its commitment to taking action on climate change, in 2008, the Province launched the Community Led Emissions Reduction (CLER) program as a four-year (2008-2012) pilot to support community-led action to reduce GHG emissions. The program was modeled on the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ (FCM) Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) five milestone framework
Goals of the CLER Program
CLER assisted municipal governments and not-for-profit community organizations in their locally-driven efforts to reduce GHG emissions and make more sustainable decisions now and for the future. Reducing GHG emissions can provide economic as well as environmental benefits for municipalities, community organizations, businesses and individual residents.
All CLER participants and their communities worked through the milestones until March 2012, receiving concentrated resources to complete them as follows:
CLER helped participating communities achieve their goals by providing them with:
CLER Program Participants
The CLER pilot program was delivered in partnership with:
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