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Meatless Mondays

Mon, 2014-10-27 12:00 - 14:00
Royal Victoria College (RVC) Residence : 3425 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2A8

Come by the Health and Wellness booth today at RVC (12:00pm -2:00 pm) and learn more about the health benefits of eating plant proteins!

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Sustainability F̶R̶I̶D̶A̶Y̶ Thursday!: October 2014 Edition

Thu, 2014-10-30 16:00 - 18:00
Faculty Club : Billards Room, 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

What better way to spend the last Thursday afternoon of the month than chatting about sustainability with your colleagues? Come share a drink, a snack and a conversation with McGill community members at the Faculty Club! These events provide a great way to catch up on the latest sustainability happenings and hatch exciting new plans.

Theme: Applied Student Research

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Source Site: /sustainability

Consent Week Events

Wed, 2014-10-22 12:03 - Fri, 2014-10-24 12:03
DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector : 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 0G4

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!

#ConsentMcGill is an educational campaign to increase campus understanding of consent, as it applies to sexual activity and to our day-to-day lives.

Developed in collaboration with students, faculty and staff, #ConsentMcGill will discuss the three main aspects of consent: Asking, Listening and Respecting one another.

Source Site: /sustainability

McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

Tue, 2014-10-21 12:00

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.

Oct. 21, 2014 | The McGill Tribune

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Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

Fri, 2014-10-17 14:48

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.

October 17, 2014 | LaNouvelle.net

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

Looking for participants

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Information Session on Future Earth Secretariat [Second Edition]

Tue, 2014-10-28 14:00 - 15:30
Stewart Biology Building : Room W4/12, 1205 avenue du Docteur-Penfield Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1B1


This spring Montreal received the thrilling news that our city will host one of the five global hubs of the new Secretariat of the Future Earth. McGill University collaborated with Montreal-based colleagues across sectors and international climate change leaders to develop this innovative governance structure.


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University students help youngsters learn to enjoy homework

Sat, 2014-10-11 22:04

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

October 2014  | Montreal Families.ca

by: Kamila Hinkson

Ask university students about what they develop while doing homework, and they will likely respond with "a headache."

Source Site: /sustainability

UN report: ocean acidity increasing rapidly due to CO2

Tue, 2014-09-30 13:40

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.

This report says acidification is changing and will dramatically change the ocean ecosystem in years ahead.

Alfonso Mucci is a professor of geochemistry and oceanography in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

Source Site: /sustainability

550 volunteers pitch in for Community Engagement Day

Sat, 2014-10-11 21:46

Oct. 9, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: Neale McDevitt

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Community Engagement Day looks to foster lasting relationships

Sat, 2014-10-11 21:25

Last Thursday was the third annual Community Engagement Day (CED), organized by the Social Equity and Diversity Education office (SEDE). 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.

Oct.6, 2014 | The McGill Daily

by: Jill Bachelder

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