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Sustainability in All Curricula

June 3rd, 2022

Giving Students a Sustainable Start: McGill’s Newest Sustainability Officer Encourages Sustainability in All Curricula BY CAROLYN SAMUEL MAY 26, 2022 Sustainability is a buzzword that’s been in our lexicon for a few decades now, and it’s still very much linked to the environmental movement. Of course, a sustainable society must have an environmentally sustainable foundation, where people…

Difficult Conversations in the Classroom – 2 Workshops led by Pat Romano and Kim Simard

February 25th, 2022

Please join us on March 4 and March 11 from 2:30 – 4:00   Join the conversation using this Zoom link:

Food Justice Toolkit Launched!

June 18th, 2021

Congratulations Anna-Liisa Aunio and the Food Justice Team!

Documentary Film Debut: Living Campus – with Chris Adam!

June 16th, 2021

  Watch live on June 17th at 11am:

CICan Webinar June 9: Where Indigenous Education and Sustainability Intersect

June 3rd, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 12:00 pm EST in English Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada means establishing a road map for lasting reconciliation, and education is often at the centre. For colleges and institutes, that means finding a balance between culturally relevant and accessible programming for Indigenous populations and…

Dawson’s White Pine – A Symbol of the Five Nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy

April 22nd, 2021

Originally published in D News – April 20, 2021 Most students and employees are probably not familiar with Dawson’s white pine tree or its significance. The white pine, described as the Great Tree of Peace, is a symbol of the unity of the five nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy — also known as the Iroquois…

Dawson Celebrates Earth Week(s) – April 19-30!

April 16th, 2021

Celebrate Earth Week Virtually!  

Meeting the Sustainable Development Goals – Canada’s 2030 National Strategy

March 1st, 2021

“Moving Forward Together,” is Canada’s 2030 Agenda National Strategy that aims to accelerate progress towards meeting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Your Course May Help to Achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)!

February 10th, 2021

Dear Faculty, In September 2015, Canada and all United Nations Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the 2030 Agenda), a shared blueprint for partnership, peace and prosperity for all people and the planet, now and into the future. As part of this Canadian initiative, the Dawson Sustainability Office is working on including the 17…

Inuk Speaker: Sheila Watt-Cloutier – February 3

January 27th, 2021

This event is part of a series on Indigenous Climate Justice and Action hosted by John Abbott College. Sheila Watt Cloutier – Re-Imagining a New Way Wed, Feb 3, 2021 5:30 p.m. John Abbott College is excited and honoured to host the distinguished Inuk climate and human rights advocate and author, Sheila Watt-Cloutier. Her book The…

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