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Faculty Club Billards Room, 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

Consent Week Events

DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC, CA

McGill is launching its first #ConsentMcGill Campaign from October 20 to 24, 2014 at the downtown campus and from October 22-24 at Macdonald campus!

McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

The McGill Tribune | Oct. 21, 2014

By: Victor Tang

On Oct. 16, McGill University launched the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy, a blueprint for increasing social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the McGill community. Over a hundred and fifty students attended the launch event at the Y-intersection last Thursday afternoon.     

Published: 21Oct2014

Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

LaNouvelle.net | October 17, 2014

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.

Read the full story here. (French only)

Published: 17Oct2014

Information Session on Future Earth Secretariat [Second Edition]

Stewart Biology Building Room W4/12, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield, Montreal, QC, H3A 1B1, CA


University students help youngsters learn to enjoy homework

Montreal Families.ca | October 2014

by: Kamila Hinkson

The SEDE Homework Zone program sees McGill students helping to instill good study habits and a love for learning in younger pupils.

Read the full story here

Published: 11Oct2014

UN report: ocean acidity increasing rapidly due to CO2

Radio Canada International | Oct. 9, 2014

By: Marc Montgomery

A new report from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in South Korea says that ocean acidification has risen alarmingly from absorption of CO2 in the atmosphere.

Further news on this topic:

    Radio Canada | UN report: ocean acidity increasing rapidly due to CO2

    Published: 30Sep2014

    550 volunteers pitch in for Community Engagement Day

    McGill Reporter | Oct. 9, 2014

    by: Neale McDevitt

    On Oct. 2, Marie-Gil Fabris, a 2nd-year Management student, played hooky from school, but instead of sleeping in, going to a movie or just hanging out with friends, Fabris rolled up her sleeves in the kitchen of the Benedict Labre House, a resource centre for homeless people. 

    Published: 11Oct2014

    Community Engagement Day looks to foster lasting relationships

    The McGill Daily | Oct.6, 2014

    by: Jill Bachelder

    From September 29 to October 9, workshops and volunteering opportunities were hosted by forty different organizations based throughout the Montreal community, with the majority of events happening on October 2.

    Read the full story here

    Published: 11Oct2014

    Faculty/EUS Forum on Diversity and Inclusivity in Engineering

    University Centre Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

    Do you want to discuss how to support students in Engineering?

    Did you know that radical microaggressions actually have an impact on people's cognitive abilities?