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McGill Students Win $1M for Urban Food Security Project

Tue, 2013-09-24 09:56

A group of McGill students has been awarded $1 million for undernourished communities in urban slums.

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Justice Alimentaire pour Montréal (Off-Campus)

Sat, 2013-10-05 09:00 - 17:00
Price: Free

You are invited to participate in the 2013 Montreal Food Justice Convergence organized by Justice Alimentaire pour Montréal (JAM).

The goal of JAM is to build connections between communities and universities, activists, farmers and entrepreneurs  toward a more equitable and resilient food system for Montreal. Join us as we strengthen our collective efforts!

 

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Civic engagement starts at home

Mon, 2013-09-16 19:44

Even if the reputation and rebirth of our city is at stake and there are no shortage of civic subjects to complain about, the will to create change that characterized the provincial election campaign and student strikes last year has yet to be seen or felt with the same passion gearing up for the municipal decision on Nov. 3.

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A Taste of Wilderness: Wild and Foraged Foods in Quebecois Cuisine and Culture

Fri, 2013-10-11 18:00 - 20:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1
Price: $29 - $39

McGill's Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program (PACE) is excited to announce A Taste of Wilderness:  Wild and Foraged Foods in Quebecois Cuisine and Culture

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JAM session: Get involved with food justice in Montréal

Thu, 2013-09-19 17:00 - 21:00
University Centre : Room 302 (Midnight Kitchen), 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7
Price: $1 for each jam jar

Are you a McGill student interested in getting to know the Montréal food movement? Are you passionate about creating a just, nutritious, safe, and healthy food system in Montréal? 

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CKUT: Under The Weather

Thu, 2013-09-12 18:30
Leacock Building : Room 26, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

CKUT 90.3 FM, Climate Justice Montreal and the McGill Office of Sustainability present a year-long, monthly lecture series on climate change research and justice, known as Under The Weather.

Join us at the Under the Weather series launch with Amy Miller, director of The Carbon Rush, who discusses the concept of "Climate Justice" and the importance of popular education tools that provide critical, structural analysis.

Speaker: Amy Miller, director of the Carbon Rush
Date: Thursday, September 12th
Time: 6:30pm

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Time Forms: Temporalities of Aesthetic Experience 2013

Wed, 2013-09-18 (All day) - Sat, 2013-09-21 (All day)
Various Locations
Price: FREE

No one is here to talk about time. The research-creation event Time Forms: The Temporalities of Aesthetic Experience 2013 is dedicated to the aesthetic experience of time.

Curated by Eric Lewis, Stephen McAdams and Alanna Thain

But instead of just lecturing about the temporalities of their respective art, each of the presenters at the event will offer a 'time form' to be shared and experienced by the audience.

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McGill Research Group Investigating Canadian Mining in Latin America (MICLA) Information Session

Thu, 2013-09-19 16:00 - 18:00
Leacock Building : Room 617, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

Students interested in learning more about MICLA's work and how to participate are invited to a preliminary meeting from 4pm to 6 pm on Thursday September 19th, Room 617 Leacock Building.

Over the last twenty years, Canadian miners have become the most influential group within the continent’s mining sector.

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A green makeover for Canada's colleges

Mon, 2013-09-09 11:30

Meals using campus grown food at McGill University or Bikechain, a student-run DIY repair shop at University of Toronto are some of the initiatives you will witness if you take a stroll on some Canadian campuses.

 

Published September 09, 2013 | New Indian Express
Written by Shilpa Vasudevan

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Urbaniste en herbe sur Internet

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:39

Les outils des urbanistes sont désormais à la portée des Montréalais qui désirent repenser les lignes de leur métropole, et ce, gratuitement.

Published on August 20, 2013 | Journal de Montreal
Written by Emmanuel Delacour (Agence QMI)

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