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Mission: sauver l’inuktitut

Mon, 2013-07-22 10:33

Published on July 8, 2013 | le Devoir (La Presse canadienne)

"L’inuktitut a longtemps été considéré comme l’une des langues autochtones canadiennes qui se portent le mieux, mais un récent rapport laisse penser que son avenir n’est pas si radieux au Québec.

Source Site: /sustainability

Dew Water Harvest (SP0098)

Status: ONGOING Fall 2013 - present

The design of a dew-water harvesting unit as a source of complimentary clean water and for sustainable water resources education on the Macdonald campus is an excellent way to build upon the rain water harvesting system already operating at the Horticulture Research Center.

Rainwater collection can be a remarkable source of freshwater for irrigation and other purposes... the only problem is – it has to rain!

McGill Feeding McGill 4 (SP0099)

Status: COMPLETED March 2013 - Fall 2014

The objective of the project is to provide locally grown fruits and vegetables from the Macdonald Campus’s Horticultural Center to McGill’s downtown residences and the general student community.

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CKUT Interview with Lilith Wyatt

Tue, 2013-05-21 15:54

CKUT's All Things McGill interviewed Lilith Wyatt regarding the Sustainability Projects Fund and the recent referendum process that will secure funding for the initiative over the next 5 years. 

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Source Site: /sustainability

1st Annual GIMI indoor and outdoor plant sale!

Fri, 2013-06-07 11:00 - 14:00
DC - Downtown Campus Central Sector : Intersection of lower fields (halfway between Arts building & Roddick gates), 845 Sherbrook Street West, Montreal, QC , H3A 0G4
Price: FREE

Call for donations of indoor plants, outdoor plants or garden supplies!

Now that spring is finally here it’s time to think about plants!!  Are any of your indoor office plants getting too big? Do you need to divide your garden perennials?  Are your neighbours and friends tired of accepting your divided perennial “gifts”? Did you start too many tomato plants? We would be thrilled to receive any of them!

Source Site: /sustainability

Campus Dining – More Universities are Serving Healthier Cuisine to Students

Tue, 2013-05-14 13:03

Published in the May 2013 Issue (Vol.15 No.5 p.18) of Today's Dietitian
Written by McKenzie Hall, RD

Source Site: /sustainability

The Stop Book Launch

Thu, 2013-05-23 19:00 - 21:00
Leacock Building : room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Christina
Organization: Community Food Centres Canada
Office Phone: 416 532 8826 ext. 229
Source Site: /sustainability

Childcare Access Study (SP0096)

Status: APPROVED May 2013 - February 2014

The McGill downtown campus currently has a serious shortage of available child care spots. This undoubtedly impacts child care accessibility for both graduate students and professors. Unfortunately, there has been no formal research examining the nature or extent of this problem.

Library multibins (SP0097)

Status: COMPLETED March 2011 - December 2012

From the initial application:  The McGill Library Sustainability Working Group was formed in March 2012. We are a group of librarians, library assistants, and administrators working to green library operations and to support social sustainability, as well as sustainability research and education at McGill. We are applying for funds to continue, and build on, the excellent work begun by TEVA.

Macdonald Student-Run Ecological Gardens 4 (SP0094)

Status: ONGOING May 2013 - present

Continuing from Macdonald Student-run Ecological Gardens 3 (SP0071)

 At the Macdonald campus of McGill University, a student-led initiative is bringing forth ecological agriculture into its food system, curriculums, internship opportunities and social sphere.