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What can universities do to support Indigenous resurgence?

What can universities do to support Indigenous resurgence?

April 20, 2015

The job requires a paradigm shift says Gerald Taiaiake Alfred.

Meet Concordia’s 7 new Sobey Art Award nominees

Meet Concordia’s 7 new Sobey Art Award nominees

April 16, 2015

The $50,000 prize winner could be the university's fifth since 2002.

What will sustainability look like tomorrow?

What will sustainability look like tomorrow?

April 14, 2015

6 Concordia research leaders explore the value of green education.

How Concordia became a leader in green building

How Concordia became a leader in green building

April 15, 2015

From the Hall Building escalators to stacked atria and solar walls, here’s an intimate look at the evolution of eco-innovation.

37 key public figures to lead Concordia’s Workshops on Social Science Research

37 key public figures to lead Concordia’s Workshops on Social Science Research

April 15, 2015

The 2015 edition includes John Gomery, Mary Dawson, Stéphane Dion, Jeffrey Oliphant and other noted speakers.

'Classes are a micro-community'

'Classes are a micro-community'

April 15, 2015

As Earth Day approaches, a Concordia Comm Studies course takes on the politics of food and films.



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Citizens are not fools. Moreover, if politicians can demand citizens to be more prudent with public dollars, then it seems only fair citizens can expect the same from their trusted public officials. At the very least, we would hope political authorities would try their level best to lead by example, by being honest and ethical, and by using simple common sense when required.

Mebs Kanji and Kerry Tannahill, the (Mike) Duffy effect on public trust.

Iran could not only develop a nuclear bomb under tough sanctions, but tougher sanctions would even prompt the conservatives to accelerate the process of enriching uranium. The West should therefore be guided by the principles of strengthening the reformist camp (…) and simultaneously making sure that the conservatives do not proceed in developing the nuclear bomb once sanctions are lifted.
The circus community is just waiting to see what is going to happen, hoping for the best, and hoping the headquarters remain here. They’re hoping as well that the new, yet-to be confirmed investors basically let Cirque du Soleil do what they do best, not meddle with content and not try to empty the brand, but rather give them the proper tools to thrive.
Etsy is celebratory in its rhetoric around community and DIY as being a pathway to quitting your day job, creativity and achieving your aspirations. The women I spoke to said that’s true to a certain extent, but ‘we’re toiling away in our basements for hours to manufacture things by hand — and at the end of the day it’s not a sustainable living.’

Jacqueline Wallace, Etsy IPO: people vs. profit?



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