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Urban Parks Reinvented

Fri, 2013-09-06 20:11

Published on July 19, 2013 | Gazette
Written by Monique Beaudin

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Mercury Free Microscopy Information Session

Wed, 2013-09-11 12:30 - 15:30
McIntyre Medical Building : Martin Amphitheatre (Rm 504), 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6
Price: FREE
MFM Information

Everyone is welcome to this information session!

 

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The Walrus Talks Energy

Tue, 2013-10-01 18:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: $10 - $15

The Walrus Talks Energy is a four-part, cross-country series that brings together eight high-profile speakers from many disciplines for eighty minutes of lively thought-provoking ideas and insight.

 

Join us for The Walrus Talks Energy on October 1 at 6 p.m. in Moyse Hall. Guests will hear talks about Canada’s sustainable energy future, the challenges of energy production, innovations that will change the world, and where you fit in. Presented by Suncor. 

Speakers include:

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The first day of the McGill Farmers' Market!

Thu, 2013-08-29 12:00 - 17:00
Price: FREE
McGill Farmers' Market

The McGill Farmers' Market is held every Thursday from 12 pm to 5 pm on McTavish Street in front of the SSMU building from August 29th to October 24th 2013. 

An annual Fall event on McGill's downtown campus, the McGill Farmers' Market provides students, employees, and neighborhood residents the opportunity to buy fresh, healthy, organic and local food directly from the farmers who produce it, and to engage with community and student groups working on personal, community, and ecological food sustainabilityinitiatives.

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Who's out there on the roads? The 4 types of cyclists

Wed, 2013-08-28 20:28

Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes

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McGill Feeding McGill | Tomato Fiesta

Wed, 2013-08-28 20:24
Tomato Fiesta

Find more information on McGill's Tomato Fiesta from CBC and Global News below.

Published on August 27, 2013 | Global News
Written by Josh Panton

Posted on August 28, 2013 | CBC News

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A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets

Thu, 2013-08-15 14:47
A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets

Published in FastCoExist

"Crickets are a delectable, affordable, and environmentally friendly protein source already eaten in some parts of the world. Now the trick is producing them for the masses.

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Hult Prize accelerator preps competitors for $1M

Thu, 2013-08-15 14:33
Gabe Mott said competing for the Hult Prize has opened opportunities for his McG

Written by Christina Reinwald
Published by August 15, 2013 | Boston Globe

"The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources.

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We need to think innovatively about neighbourhoods

Mon, 2013-08-12 12:22
Interview with Avi Friedman on his book Innovative Houses

Published on August 3, 2013 | ArchSupply

"Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.

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Who owns the roads? Cycling advocates in Montreal raise safety concerns

Mon, 2013-08-12 12:10
A cyclist rolls down a bicycle lane in downtown Montreal

Written by Benjamin Shingler
Published on August 12, 2013 | Canadian Press

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