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We need to think innovatively about neighbourhoods

Mon, 2013-08-12 12:22

Published on August 3, 2013 | ArchSupply

"Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.

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Who owns the roads? Cycling advocates in Montreal raise safety concerns

Mon, 2013-08-12 12:10

Written by Benjamin Shingler
Published on August 12, 2013 | Canadian Press

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Sustainable Barbecue at Mac Campus

Thu, 2013-08-15 (All day)
Centennial Centre : Outside, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: FREE

Since the Sustainability Projects Fund's inception many projects have been successfully implemented to further green McGill. Students and staff have been sensitized to environmental issues and continue to think of ways to further make events and daily operations more sustainable.

One set of events that may been overlooked are the many barbecues that occur in various departments during the spring, summer and fall. In the early 2000s, Oak Ridge Laboratory estimated that a charcoal grill emits 11 pounds of carbon dioxide hourly.

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Food for Thought

Thu, 2013-07-25 15:24
Aired on July 23, 2013 | CBC News

Most chefs don't have the luxury of talking to a farmer once a day to find what product is ripe or ready in the next few weeks , but four years ago Executive Chef Olivier Volpi turned to McGill's Farm at Macdonald Campus in an effort to go local.

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