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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? 

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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

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Time Forms: Temporalities of Aesthetic Experience 2013

Wed, 2013-09-18 (All day) - Sat, 2013-09-21 (All day)
Various Locations
Price: FREE

No one is here to talk about time. The research-creation event Time Forms: The Temporalities of Aesthetic Experience 2013 is dedicated to the aesthetic experience of time.

Curated by Eric Lewis, Stephen McAdams and Alanna Thain

But instead of just lecturing about the temporalities of their respective art, each of the presenters at the event will offer a 'time form' to be shared and experienced by the audience.

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McGill Research Group Investigating Canadian Mining in Latin America (MICLA) Information Session

Thu, 2013-09-19 16:00 - 18:00
Leacock Building : Room 617, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: Free

Students interested in learning more about MICLA's work and how to participate are invited to a preliminary meeting from 4pm to 6 pm on Thursday September 19th, Room 617 Leacock Building.

Over the last twenty years, Canadian miners have become the most influential group within the continent’s mining sector.

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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.

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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

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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

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Urban Parks Reinvented

Fri, 2013-09-06 20:11

Published on July 19, 2013 | Gazette
Written by Monique Beaudin

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The first day of the McGill Farmers' Market!

Thu, 2013-08-29 12:00 - 17:00
Price: FREE
McGill Farmers' Market

The McGill Farmers' Market is held every Thursday from 12 pm to 5 pm on McTavish Street in front of the SSMU building from August 29th to October 24th 2013. 

An annual Fall event on McGill's downtown campus, the McGill Farmers' Market provides students, employees, and neighborhood residents the opportunity to buy fresh, healthy, organic and local food directly from the farmers who produce it, and to engage with community and student groups working on personal, community, and ecological food sustainabilityinitiatives.

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McGill Feeding McGill | Tomato Fiesta

Wed, 2013-08-28 20:24
Tomato Fiesta

Find more information on McGill's Tomato Fiesta from CBC and Global News below.

Published on August 27, 2013 | Global News
Written by Josh Panton

Posted on August 28, 2013 | CBC News

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