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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

Source Site: /sustainability

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)

Source Site: /sustainability

Ecosystems Montreal Launch

Wed, 2013-09-25 17:00 - 19:00
Thomson House : Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2
Price: Free

On behalf of 'Montreal's Ecosystems at Your Service', we would like to invite you to an event to celebrate the official launch of our project.

Based out of Elena Bennett's Lab in Natural Resource Sciences and funded by the Sustainability Projects Fund, the project aims to use stories to connect the McGill and Montreal communities to the ecosystems around them.

Source Site: /sustainability

Electric snowmobile summers on Greenland ice sheet

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:20

Zero emission vehicle perfect for sensitive air-quality research 

Published on August 14, 2013 | McGill Reporter
Written by Neale McDevitt

Source Site: /sustainability
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Universal Design for Learning at McGill

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:16

Les élèves ayant des problèmes d'apprentissage ou encore des troubles de déficit de l'attention sont bien présents dans les écoles primaires et secondaires.

Published August 6, 2013 | CBC Radio-Canada

Source Site: /sustainability

ASHRAE Journal

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:04

Published August 2013

Shaping the Next

Design contrains at Montreal's Mount Royal McGill University's McIntyre Pavillion, a cutting-edge medical research and teaching facility, led to innovative electromechanical systems that significantly reduced the energy consumption of the building. 

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Source Site: /sustainability

Chefs battle in culinary fundraiser

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:51

Organizers have dubbed the event the Battle of the Beets.

Published on September 3, 2013 | Gazette
Written by Susan Schwartz

Source Site: /sustainability

Développement durable et agriculture urbaine à l'université

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:47

Published on July 31, 2013 | Radio-Canada TV (Téléjournal 18 h)

Les universités québécoises se sont mises à l'heure du développement durable.

Les campus de la province, qui ont souvent l'importance de petites villes, sont soucieux de réduire leur empreinte écologique. À l'Université de Montréal et à l'Université McGill, ça passe notamment par l'agriculture urbaine et la production de miel en plein centre- ville.

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Public talks by David Constable and Lynn Leger

Fri, 2013-09-13 13:00 - 15:00
Bronfman Building : Room 423, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5
Price: Free

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), in collaboration with the McGill Department of Chemistry, is pleased to invite you to two public lectures taking place next Friday, September 13, 2013 in the Bronfman building. 


Innovating Towards Sustainability in Chemistry: It’s a Business Imperative

A lecture by David Constable - Director, American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS-GCI)

Contact Information

Contact: Ariane Guay-Jadah
Organization: MDIIM Project Coordinator
Source Site: /sustainability

Universities’ Sustainability Initiatives Save Money, Resources

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:27

The University of Toronto uses solar panels to heat water for athletes’ showers and McGill University imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university for its Sustainability Projects Fund.

Published July 23, 2013 | Environmental Leader

Source Site: /sustainability