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Storage in Sustainable Electric Energy Systems: Technology Push and Policy Pull

20Nov201418:00
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20:00

This event, co-hosted by TISED and GERAD, will touch upon how energy storage technologies embedded within the electricity supply chain may be socially acceptable, economically viable and environmentally sound. Audience members will learn about the driving and opposing forces for developing storage as part of future sustainable electric power systems.

Fossil Free Canada Convergence

7Nov2014
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9Nov2014
University Centre 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

The fossil fuel divestment movement is building. Around the world, tens of thousands of students are mobilizing to take a stand against fossil fuel industries. In Canada, there are already nearly thirty divestment campaigns on university and college campuses, from coast to coast.

From November 7th-9th we will be holding the first ever Fossil Free Canada Convergence in Montreal, Quebec.

Fossil Free Canada Convergence keynote address

7Nov201419:00

On Friday, November 7th Fossil Free Canada invites you to join them for an evening of discussions, stories, and plans for action to stop pipeline and tar sands expansion in Quebec and the rest of Canada.

Speakers:

Health and Wellness Fair for Faculty & Staff

31Oct201411:30
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14:00
New Residence Hall 3625 avenue du Parc, Montreal, QC, H2X 3P8, CA

Get the latest health and wellness information from over 25 wellness exhibitors from within and outside the McGill community. 

Test your nutritional knowledge.

Take a 10 minute Chair Yoga break.

Have your blood pressure checked.

Test your memory skills. Healthy snacks, quizzes, raffles and so much more! 

Free gift bag for the first 200 visitors.

McGill to study shared-space model for cycling

McGill will conduct research on the concept of adopting a shared-space model that could pave the way to allow cycling on the downtown campus under certain conditions, after the senior administration accepted the recommendations put forward by a Working Group tasked with addressing the question of cycling on campus.

October 14, 2014 | McGill Reporter

by: McGill Reporter Staff

Published: 26Oct2014

SPOKES: Students Pursuing Opportunities & Knowledge in Environment & Sustainability

2Nov201410:00
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15:30
University Centre Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

This year’s edition of SPOKES will be held Sunday, November 2nd, 10:00AM-3:30PM in the SSMU Ballroom.

This free conference strives to bring together existing and potential sustainability champions in a collaborative environment.

Meatless Mondays

10Nov201412:00
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14:00
Royal Victoria College (RVC) Residence 3425 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A8, CA

Come by the Health and Wellness booth today at RVC (12:00pm -2:00 pm) and learn more about the health benefits of eating plant proteins!

Meatless Mondays

3Nov201412:00
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14:00
Royal Victoria College (RVC) Residence 3425 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2A8, CA

Come by the Health and Wellness booth today at RVC (12:00pm -2:00 pm) and learn more about the health benefits of eating plant proteins!

McGill renews its approach to sustainability with Vision 2020

On Oct. 16, McGill University launched the Vision 2020 Sustainability Strategy, a blueprint for increasing social, economic, and environmental sustainability in the McGill community. Over a hundred and fifty students attended the launch event at the Y-intersection last Thursday afternoon.

Oct. 21, 2014 | The McGill Tribune

Published: 21Oct2014

Imagining a sustainable future for Canada

This initiative for sustainable development is in collaboration with researchers and citizens who wish to express an idealistic vision for a sustainable future in Canada.

October 17, 2014 | LaNouvelle.net

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

Looking for participants

Published: 17Oct2014

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