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13 November 2017
The most recent Laure Waridel Bursary was awarded in the spring of 2017 to Marianne Falardeau-Côté, a McGill PhD student in Renewable Resources. She is studying the Arctic marine ecosystem and ecosystem services in the Canadian Arctic in the climate change context. The bursary allows her to carry...
8 November 2017
Talanoa: a word used in Fiji and elsewhere in the Pacific to denote transparent, participatory and inclusive dialogue. A dialogue that is used to share ideas, express empathy and pass along know-how through the telling of stories. This is how COP23 President Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of...
31 October 2017
Blog Post by Sidney Ribaux, Équiterre's Executive Director and Co-Founder  During the Second World War, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill said, “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” This reminds us that, for all its flaws, our democracy,...
31 October 2017
This is the story of a light bulb that has been burning for the past 111 years and has seen 444 fashion seasons and 8 iPhone generations. And when the consumer society as we know it today was born, it witnessed the first agreements between manufacturing companies to reduce the lifespan of...
30 October 2017
What’s hygge? Hygge (1)  is a Danish word that describes a moment when you feel comfy, cosy and connected. Imagine sitting around a candlelit table with friends and woolly socks on—that’s hygge. As we head into the darker months, don’t let the short days give you the...
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