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By Katherine Gombay, McGill Newsroom
CBC News | April 23, 2015
Kakwiranoron Cook, McGill's aboriginal outreach administrator, would like to see the university put up a more noticeable monument.
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McGill Reporter | April 20, 2015
by: Doug Sweet
Montreal, like other cities, needs to consider “congestion pricing” – putting a price on traffic congestion the way provinces should be putting a price on carbon, says Economics Professor Christopher Ragan, Chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, a McGill-based think-tank developing practical policies to improve economic performance and the environment.
McGill Geography Chair Jeffrey Wells: Cold carbon conservation' is important in fighting climate change
Montreal Gazette | April 22, 2015
by: Jeffrey Wells
We were heartened last week to see leaders of Canada’s provincial and territorial governments meet in Quebec City to seek real solutions to the runaway problem of carbon pollution.
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The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our Indigenous Studies undergraduate program.
On Wednesday, December 10, please join them for our opening ceremony, speeches, and celebration.
The launch begins at 5 p.m. at the McGill Faculty Club, following the 2014 Fulbright Lecture by Margaret P. Moss, "Counting on Care - Canada’s Challenge in Tracking and reporting Aboriginal People’s Health Care and Status".
A reception will follow.
Please RSVP to: misc [dot] iecm [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Theme: Applied Student Research
This spring Montreal received the thrilling news that our city will host one of the five global hubs of the new Secretariat of the Future Earth. McGill University collaborated with Montreal-based colleagues across sectors and international climate change leaders to develop this innovative governance structure.
Building on two years of consultation with over 1500 students, faculty and staff, McGill University today released Vision 2020, a sustainability strategy designed to guide the institution over the coming years. The Vision 2020 strategy embraces the university’s dual role in cultivating a commitment towards sustainability among community members, while at the same time creating the knowledge needed to make this future a reality.
Your favourite sustainable house is opening its doors to the world on Friday, October 3rd!! Join them for a harvest-themed 5 à 7 celebrating ECOLE's launch, the incredible year up ahead, and the dozens of people who have made ECOLE possible.