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The Greening of Canadian Campuses

Thu, 2013-07-25 14:55

Written by Elaine Smith
Published on July 21, 2013 | the New York Times

"Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.

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Le buzz des abeilles abeille abeille

Mon, 2013-07-22 11:08

Edited by Agence Science-Presse
Published on July 17, 2013 | D'Autray l'action

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A queen bee comes calling

Mon, 2013-07-22 10:41

Written by Corinne Ton That
Published on July 17, 2013 | the Montreal Gazette

"The santropol roulant collective creates a new colony in one of its hives as part of a downtown beekeeping project. Simon Chauvette and Bree Akesson make their way to the rooftop of McGill University's engineering building with a tiny queen in hand.

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Mission: sauver l’inuktitut

Mon, 2013-07-22 10:33

Published on July 8, 2013 | le Devoir (La Presse canadienne)

"L’inuktitut a longtemps été considéré comme l’une des langues autochtones canadiennes qui se portent le mieux, mais un récent rapport laisse penser que son avenir n’est pas si radieux au Québec.

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Mission: sauver l’inuktitut

Mon, 2013-07-22 10:33

Published on July 8, 2013 | le Devoir (La Presse canadienne)

"L’inuktitut a longtemps été considéré comme l’une des langues autochtones canadiennes qui se portent le mieux, mais un récent rapport laisse penser que son avenir n’est pas si radieux au Québec.

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CKUT Interview with Lilith Wyatt

Tue, 2013-05-21 15:54

CKUT's All Things McGill interviewed Lilith Wyatt regarding the Sustainability Projects Fund and the recent referendum process that will secure funding for the initiative over the next 5 years. 

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1st Annual GIMI indoor and outdoor plant sale!

Fri, 2013-06-07 11:00 - 14:00
DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector : Intersection of lower fields (halfway between Arts building & Roddick gates), CA, 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC
Price: FREE

Call for donations of indoor plants, outdoor plants or garden supplies!


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Campus Dining – More Universities are Serving Healthier Cuisine to Students

Tue, 2013-05-14 13:03

Published in the May 2013 Issue (Vol.15 No.5 p.18) of Today's Dietitian
Written by McKenzie Hall, RD

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The Stop Book Launch

Thu, 2013-05-23 19:00 - 21:00
Leacock Building : room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Christina
Organization: Community Food Centres Canada
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Office Phone: 416 532 8826 ext. 229
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Gardening 101 at Downtown Campus

Thu, 2013-05-09 12:15 - 13:15
Leacock Building : #232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: FREE

Have you always dreamed of planting a garden but were not not quite sure where or how to start?  Maybe you don’t think you have a green thumb. Gardening is one of the most relaxing and rewarding activities you can find. Christie-Anna Lovat, M.Sc. Candidate, Plant Science Department, will present basic gardening tips and advice to get you started in the right direction.

During this presentation, you will learn:

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