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'Cities We Need' conference highlights importance of municipal autonomy

The McGill Tribune | Feb. 24, 2015

by: Philippe Dumais

The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) opened its 20th annual two-day conference on Feb. 19, focusing on the challenges cities across Canada face.  

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Published: 6Mar2015

McGill Spaces Project holds second workshop on Brown Building redesign

The McGill Tribune | Feb. 24, 2015

by: Laura Hanrahan

The workshop was hosted by the McGill Spaces Project (MSP), a student-led initiative seeking to reimagine spaces across McGill’s campus, the Brown Building Redesign Advisory Group (BRAG), a McGill Student Services committee, and the McGill Architecture Community Design Workshop class (ARCH 514), led by Professor Nik Luca.

Published: 6Mar2015

Montreal to create urban path linking river, mountain for 375th birthday

The Montreal Gazette | Feb 26, 2015

by: René Bruemmer

The city of Montreal presented its vision for a River to the Mountain urban walkway on Wednesday, linking two icons of the Montreal landscape along a pedestrian-friendly 3.8-kilometre stretch flowing along the city’s streets. 

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Published: 6Mar2015

Invasive species pose serious threat to health of the Great Lakes

The McGill Reporter | Feb. 3, 2015

By: Melody Enguix

New study from scientists at McGill shows the vulnerability of the basin to future invaders – and calls for regulations to mitigate this threat.

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Published: 12Feb2015

SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Published: 11Feb2015

MSP - All Up In Yo' Space James' Walk

13Feb201516:30
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18:00
Wong Building Lobby, 3610 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C5, CA

The McGill Spaces Project (MSP) wants to get ‘All Up in Yo’ Space’ on Friday 13th with a James' Walk through INDOOR** spaces!

Operation Brown Building - Public Community Consultation

16Feb201510:15
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11:45
Brown Student Services Room 5001, 3600 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0G3, CA

ONE BUILDING | MANY CHALLENGES

(Dates, times, & rooms below)

Sustainable Organizing Seminar - February 14th @ ECOLE!

14Feb201510:00
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16:00
University 3559 ECOLE!, 3559 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B1, CA

A reminder that the Sustainable Organizing Seminar is happening on Saturday!Feel free to invite your friends and people who haven’t been involved in the past

McGill Sustainability Research Symposium

13Mar2015
Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA

According to Ancient Greek culture, the circle is the perfect shape. No beginning. No end. What if we use this perfection to look at the systems that surrounds us? What if we try to close the loop?

Integrating social equity into urban transportation planning: A critical evaluation of equity objectives and measures in transportation plans in North America

Science Direct | January 2015

By: Kevin Manaugh

“Almost all [cities involved] have wide goals about how the infrastructure should be equitably distributed, but then nothing is really measured, because there isn’t a clear target for performance measure for many plans.” - Kevin Manaugh

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Published: 3Feb2015

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