The McGill Apicultural Association (MAA), along with the MacDonald Student-run Ecologocal Gardens (MSEG) and the Office of Student Academic Services at MacDonald Campus (OSAS) has worked with the SPF to create and institutionalize a beekeeping and farming internship program. This project provides sufficient hives to create the revenue needed to employ students in the summer, and promotes student engagement with apiculture on MacDonald Campus.
Listen to the full broadcast below
Published November 21 2013 | CBC Daybreak Montreal
ECOLE (Education Community Living Environment) is an ongoing project from McGill University that aims to create a sustainable living house in the Milton-Parc community.
Many campuses have adopted clean energy policies to reduce their carbon footprint.
Published by Earth Island Journal
Written by Megan Tady
Canadian students have flocked to join or start sustainability initiatives on their college campuses like they’re running for the dinner bell.
A look into Vision 2020
Published November 18 2013 | McGill Daily
Written by Juliana Hayden | Visual by Khoa Doan
On the evening of November 14, staff and students gathered in the McGill bookstore for the launch of the first draft of McGill’s sustainability strategy – otherwise known as Vision 2020.
Students bike in opposition to cycling policy/ Contestation sur deux roues
Sustainable and responsible investing (SRI) has seen dramatic growth over the last decade and is having an increasing influence on both institutional and retail investors.
Published on November 11 2013 | Bull and Bear
Written by Alvin Chauhan
Come share a drink, a snack, and a conversation with other McGill professors, students, and staff interested in sustainability.
Since Sustainability Fridays were such a success last year, they are being started up again, coordinated by MOOS (McGill Office of Sustainability), and supported by generous partners. This month's event will be sponsored by McGill Libraries.
Visionary Organizing in an Age of Climate Crisis with CHARITY HICKS - presented by Under the Weather
Many people feel we live in ecologically destructive, highly unequal and spiritually toxic economies.
They crave an alternative. But what should it look like? And how will we get there? Detroit is a city on the front-lines of neoliberal and ecological devastation. It is also a laboratory for alternatives.
On Thursday, November 14th Vision 2020 will turn the page from planning to action!
Ever experienced a bike-powered cinema, a community mapping project, a theatrical performance, and a beautiful local snack all in one evening?
Curious about how it all connects? Join us on Thursday, November 14th on the Third Floor of the McGill Bookstore for a creative and inspiring celebration of the emerging culture of Sustainability at McGill. Here we'll toast to the first draft of the McGill Sustainability Strategy and generate excitement to keep it moving forward.
Greening McGill, in collaboration with others, presents Zero Waste Week 2.0!
Come become inspired to learn, discuss, and adapt the ways of sustainable living through field trips, events, and workshops. The goal of the project is to live one week--just one week--without producing any garbage at all! Join us, and let's get zero wasted!
You can check out the trailer for the documentary that inspired it all here.