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Guest Lecture: Dr. Leith Sharp - How Sustainability can Transform the 21st Century University

Thu, 2014-02-27 15:30
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: Free
Please come join the lecture of Dr. Leith Sharp (Director, Executive Education for Sustainability at Harvard) Leith will use lessons learned from the Harvard green building case study, along with other leading organizations, to explore how sustainability can be an innovation driver to transform the 21st century university.
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Under the Weather Lecture Series: 5th Edition: Holly Dressel

Thu, 2014-02-13 19:00 - 21:30
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

The 5th Edition of UNDER THE WEATHER

The Soil Connection: Eating Meat For the Good of the Planet

a lecture by HOLLY DRESSEL
Best-Selling Author, Teacher, Environmentalist and Researcher

Best-selling author and researcher, Professor Holly Dressel of McGill’s School of the Environment is one of Canada's most recognized names in teaching, environmental studies, health care, economic concerns and aboriginal issues.

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MSE Annual Environment Public Lecture: David Owen

Thu, 2014-02-20 18:00 - 20:00
New Residence Hall : Ballroom, 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8
Price: free

No Registration Required

David Owen's The Conundrum is an elegant nonfiction narrative filled with fascinating information and anecdotes takes you through the history of energy and the quest for efficiency. This is a book about the environment that will change how you look at the world. We should not be waiting for some geniuses to invent our way out of the energy and economic crisis we're in. We already have the technology and knowledge we need to live sustainably. But will we do it?

That is the conundrum.

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Contact: Shannon Scott
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Urban Sustainability workshops

Sat, 2013-02-09 10:00 - 15:00
Centennial Centre : the Ceilidh, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: FREE

Interested in urban sustainability skills and systems design?

Come to an all-day workshop with Scott Kellogg of the Radix Ecological Sustainability Center: community-based sustainable solutions. Scott is an experienced teacher, activist, ecological designer, and father. He is currently earning a Masters in Environmental Science from Johns Hopkins University.

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Personal and Cultural Enrichment (PACE)

Mon, 2013-01-21 (All day) - Wed, 2013-04-24 (All day)

Dear Friends of PACE,
 

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Indigenous Educational Series (Winter 2013)

Thu, 2013-01-31 (All day) - Wed, 2013-03-13 (All day)
Price: FREE

Since colonial contact and occupation, there have been dramatic changes to the identity, culture, and society of Indigenous peoples of Canada. In today's Candian landscape, what issues do Indigenous people face? How has colonialism impacted their traditions and everyday life, societies, and economy? What have been the successes and breakthroughs? What is the outlook for the future?

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Contact: Allan Vicaire
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Office Phone: (514) 398-3711
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Lecture: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition

Thu, 2013-02-28 16:00 - 19:00
Bronfman Building : Room 151, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Donation

Sacred Economics
An Evening With Author Charles Eisenstein: Money, Gift & Society In The Age Of Transition

Please join us as author Charles Eisenstein walks us through the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, and shares his views on how Sacred Economics can liberate us from our own shackles and help us break away from the endless struggle to grow and grow.

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Contact: Paul Simard
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Office Phone: 514-398-7618
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The anxieties of achievement and the ambiguities of accomplishment

Fri, 2013-02-15 15:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Room 504, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: Free

ALL ARE WELCOME.   
ADMISSION IS FREE FOR THE LECTURE AND FOR A POST-LECTURE WINE-AND-CHEESE RECEPTION.

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Lecture: Your Brain On Nature

Thu, 2013-01-31 19:00
Adams Building : Auditorium, 3450 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E8
Price: Free

Don't miss a great lecture with Dr. Alan C. Logan, the naturopathic doctor and well-published scientific author, who co-wrote with physician Dr. Eva Selhub, the new book Your Brain On Nature: The Science of Nature’s Influence on Your Health, Happiness, and Vitality. Scientific studies have shown that natural environments can have remarkable benefits for human health. Natural environments are more likely to promote positive emotions; and viewing and walking in nature have been associated with heightened physical and mental energy.

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