Sustainability

Nunatsiaq Online | Dec. 10, 2014

By: Sarah Rogers

McGill University Researcher Anna Bruce explores how Iqaluit women are adapting to "bad" berry seasons

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Classified as: Sustainability, Arctic Change 2014 Conference
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Published on: 16 Dec 2014

McGill Reporter| Nov. 28, 2014

by: McGill Reporter Staff

Architecture professor Vikram Bhatt has won the 2014 Margolese National Design for Living Prize, the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture announced this week.

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Classified as: Sustainability, Vikram Bhatt
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Published on: 16 Dec 2014

Montreal Gazette | Jan 25, 2015

BY: Rene Bruemmer

The Canadian committee of economists headed by McGill University economics professor Chris Ragan, are looking at ways Canada can follow the lead of other countries and start taxing pollution instead of jobs and profits, without hurting taxpayers or Canadian firms’ ability to compete internationally.

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Classified as: environment, chris ragan, Sustainability, economy, Fiscal reform
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Published on: 30 Nov 2014

The McGill Tribune | Nov. 26, 2014

By: Remi Lu

Alan Chen didn’t know it at the time, but one afternoon three years ago in Lev Bukhman marked the start of a multi-year project that would reduce the gap between students and administration, and re-envision the entirety of McGill’s downtown campus.

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Classified as: Sustainability, McGill Spaces Project
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Published on: 27 Nov 2014

Nov. 18, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Stephanie Willsey

First of all, I should introduce myself: I am a First Nations Canadian, of the Chippewa, or Ojibwe, community of Rama, Ont. I was raised off the reserve, but only a short drive away, and I am there often.

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Classified as: aboriginal, Sustainability
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Published on: 23 Nov 2014

McGill Reporter | October 14, 2014

by: McGill Reporter Staff

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.

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Classified as: Sustainability, cycling working group
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Published on: 26 Oct 2014
The McGill Tribune | Oct. 21, 2014

By: Victor Tang

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.     

Classified as: Sustainability, vision 2020, Strategy Launch
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Published on: 21 Oct 2014

LaNouvelle.net | October 17, 2014

by: Jean-Olivier Goyette

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.

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Classified as: Sustainability, catherine potvin
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Published on: 17 Oct 2014

Montreal Families.ca | October 2014

by: Kamila Hinkson

The SEDE Homework Zone program sees McGill students helping to instill good study habits and a love for learning in younger pupils.

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Classified as: Sustainability, SEDE
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Published on: 11 Oct 2014

McGill Reporter | Oct. 9, 2014

by: Neale McDevitt

On Oct. 2, Marie-Gil Fabris, a 2nd-year Management student, played hooky from school, but instead of sleeping in, going to a movie or just hanging out with friends, Fabris rolled up her sleeves in the kitchen of the Benedict Labre House, a resource centre for homeless people. 

Classified as: Sustainability, Community Engagement Day
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Published on: 11 Oct 2014

The McGill Daily | Oct.6, 2014

by: Jill Bachelder

From September 29 to October 9, workshops and volunteering opportunities were hosted by forty different organizations based throughout the Montreal community, with the majority of events happening on October 2.

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Classified as: Sustainability, Community Engagement Day
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Published on: 11 Oct 2014

PARK(ing) Day turns Montreal parking lots into creative spaces

The McGill Daily | Sept 29, 2014

by: Siobbhan O'Connell

This year’s PARK(ing) Day took place on September 19, kicking over 200 cars out of their regular spots. Taking their place were arcade games, libraries, fruit stands, barbecues, musical acts, drum sets, and a variety of other interactive installations and activities.

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Classified as: Sustainability, McGill Spaces Project, SPF 0133
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Published on: 2 Oct 2014

McGill Newsroom | September 29, 2014

Dr. Robin Rogers, one of the world’s most renowned green chemists, will become Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Green Chemistry and Green Chemicals at McGill University. Rogers comes to Canada from The University of Alabama, where he was Robert Ramsay Chair of Chemistry and director of the Center for Green Manufacturing.

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Classified as: Sustainability, Canada Excellence Research Chair, Dr. Robin Rogers
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Published on: 30 Sep 2014

Radio Canada International | Oct. 9, 2014

By: Marc Montgomery

A new report from the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in South Korea says that ocean acidification has risen alarmingly from absorption of CO2 in the atmosphere.

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    Radio Canada | UN report: ocean acidity increasing rapidly due to CO2

    Classified as: Sustainability, McGill, Alfonso Mucci, Department of Earth and Planetary Science
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    Published on: 30 Sep 2014

    Voirvert.ca | Sept 2014

    netMTL, a join venture between students at McGill and Concordia Universities is taking on the goal of competing in the all-solar solar decathalon race, Solar Decathalon Europe, in 2016 in Versailles, France.

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    Classified as: Sustainability, solar decathalon
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    Published on: 30 Sep 2014

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