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Environmental Industries

Sector Summary

Wind Farm - St. LeonManitoba is positioned to become a Canadian leader in renewable-energy by decreasing reliance on non-renewable fossil fuels and the increased use of geothermal heat pumps for the heating and cooling of homes and buildings.

  • The International Institute for Sustainable Development is headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Manitoba Hydro is one of Canada’s most active leaders in the energy and environment sector, with funding programs for renewable energy production, energy efficiency, eco-innovation, bio-products, climate change mitigation, and related environmental sectors. Nearly all electric power that is generated in Manitoba is generated from renewable resources.
  • Manitoba is leading the country in geothermal heat pump installations, has made dramatic investments in wind power and has the most aggressive biodiesel strategy in Canada.


Energy Division
Toll free: 1-886-444-4207
Fax: 204-943-0031

Manitoba Environmental Industries Association Inc.
Tel: 204-783-7090
Fax: 204-783-6501


Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association
Tel: 204-338-0804
Fax: 204-338-0810

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