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Gentrification is not grand

‘Neutral’ journalism and the working class neighbourhood. Published on September 30 2013 | McGill DailyWritten by Aaron Vansintjan

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Published on : 07 Oct 2013

SSMU Talks Sustainable Student Living with ECOLE

See the coverage in the two articles below Published on September 30 | McGill DailyWritten by by Lauria Galbraith and Hannah Reardon 

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Published on : 07 Oct 2013

Quand L'Éducation S'Adapte

L'Université McGill propose une nouvelle méthode dans l'intégration des étudiants avec un handicap. Published September 30 2013 | Radio Canada

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Published on : 02 Oct 2013

Écologie mcgilloise

Un projet de sensibilisation aux bienfaits de l’écosystème. Published October 01 2013 | Le DélitWritten by Leo Arcay

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Published on : 02 Oct 2013

Fair Trade Week promotes socially conscious consumption

Events celebrate McGill’s certification over the summer as first fair trade certified school in Quebec Published October 1 2013 | McGill TribuneWritten by Chelsey Ju

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Published on : 02 Oct 2013

Eating Insects: Educating the market to get global buy-in

Insects are not something you are likely to find on the menu in Canada, but the United Nations suggests they should be. Published September 27 2013 | Globe and Mail In fact, they're eaten in other parts of the world and some Canadian business people are creating products to meet demand and be a global resource for what they feel is the food of the future.

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Published on : 02 Oct 2013

Turning research on its head

A bold new conference at McGill showcases the growing movement of research creation Published on September 27 2013 | McGill ReporterBy Victoria Leenders-Cheng

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Published on : 02 Oct 2013

New urban sprawl report

The PQ government says its worried about young families leaving the island of Montreal. Published on September 19 2013 | CBC RadioAired on Homerun (CBC Radio One)  Raphael Fischler is the Director of the School of Urban Planning at McGill University. He joined Sue Smith live in studio with his take on the report.

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Published on : 27 Sep 2013

Teaching Students to Effect Change Right from the Start

Greg Andrusiak always had a passion for sustainability. In fact, it plays a big part in his role as land negotiator for Encana Corp. in Calgary. Published on September 23 2013 | Financial PostWritten by Denise Deveau 

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Published on : 26 Sep 2013

Accessibility is not Universal

How McGill perpetuates ableism. Published on September 23 | McGill DailyWritten by Ralph Haddad

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Published on : 25 Sep 2013

McGill Students Win $1M for Urban Food Security Project

A group of McGill students has been awarded $1 million for undernourished communities in urban slums. Find story links below

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Published on : 24 Sep 2013

Civic engagement starts at home

Even if the reputation and rebirth of our city is at stake and there are no shortage of civic subjects to complain about, the will to create change that characterized the provincial election campaign and student strikes last year has yet to be seen or felt with the same passion gearing up for the municipal decision on Nov. 3.

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Published on : 16 Sep 2013

A green makeover for Canada's colleges

Meals using campus grown food at McGill University or Bikechain, a student-run DIY repair shop at University of Toronto are some of the initiatives you will witness if you take a stroll on some Canadian campuses.   Published September 09, 2013 | New Indian ExpressWritten by Shilpa Vasudevan

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Published on : 09 Sep 2013

Urbaniste en herbe sur Internet

Les outils des urbanistes sont désormais à la portée des Montréalais qui désirent repenser les lignes de leur métropole, et ce, gratuitement. Published on August 20, 2013 | Journal de MontrealWritten by Emmanuel Delacour (Agence QMI)

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Published on : 07 Sep 2013

Electric snowmobile summers on Greenland ice sheet

Zero emission vehicle perfect for sensitive air-quality research  Published on August 14, 2013 | McGill ReporterWritten by Neale McDevitt

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, energy
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Published on : 07 Sep 2013