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Teaching Students to Effect Change Right from the Start

Thu, 2013-09-26 17:19

Greg Andrusiak always had a passion for sustainability. In fact, it plays a big part in his role as land negotiator for Encana Corp. in Calgary.

Published on September 23 2013 | Financial Post
Written by Denise Deveau 

Source Site: /sustainability

Community Engagement Day 2013

Fri, 2013-10-04 (All day)
Various Locations
Price: Free
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SEDE (Social Equity and Diversity Education Office) is hosting its second annual Community Engagement Day, Friday, October 4th.

Registration for the event ends on October 3rd at noon. 

Contact Information

Contact: Emily Boytinck
Organization: SEDE | Project Coordinator
Source Site: /sustainability

Applied Student Research: Changing How Campuses Learn and Eat through Coursework

Tue, 2013-10-08 12:30 - 13:30
Price: Free
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Join Lilith Wyatt and Brent Mansfield in a discussion about the opportunities, benefits and challenges of Applied Student Research.

Universities have the potential to be living laboratories and be leaders in supporting sustainable food systems. Independent studies, campus-community consultant projects and on campus action research have been avenues for student engagement, relevant research and food systems change.

This webinar is open to all faculty, students, administrators, community organizations and anyone interested in learning!

Source Site: /sustainability

Accessibility is not Universal

Wed, 2013-09-25 11:01
McGill Daily | Visual by Carmen Fenech

How McGill perpetuates ableism.

Published on September 23 | McGill Daily
Written by Ralph Haddad

Source Site: /sustainability

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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Source Site: /sustainability

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!


Source Site: /sustainability

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.

Source Site: /sustainability

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

Source Site: /sustainability

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? 

Source Site: /sustainability

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

Source Site: /sustainability