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Can habitat protection save our disappearing bats?

Can habitat protection save our disappearing bats?

August 4, 2015

North America’s populations are declining at an unprecedented rate, but research from Concordia and the University of Tennessee may have found a solution.

Fun, games … and smoothies! Concordia's sports camp offers exercise with a tasty twist

Fun, games … and smoothies! Concordia's sports camp offers exercise with a tasty twist

August 3, 2015

Don't miss this summer’s last three weekly sessions.

VIDEO: Concordia students launch a rocket 10,000 feet into the air

VIDEO: Concordia students launch a rocket 10,000 feet into the air

August 4, 2015

Interdisciplinary support and an impressive airframe resulted in podium placement at the 10th Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition.

Montreal is one of the world's top 20 startup cities

Montreal is one of the world's top 20 startup cities

July 30, 2015

"The most important ingredient is the people," says District 3 co-founder Deborah Dysart-Gale.

Stars on (campus) ice: Team Sweden returns to Concordia

Stars on (campus) ice: Team Sweden returns to Concordia

July 31, 2015

"The facilities here are outstanding," says head coach Rikard Grönborg.

So you won gold at the Pan Am Games. What's next?

So you won gold at the Pan Am Games. What's next?

July 27, 2015

JMSB student and synchro team captain Marie-Lou Morin checks in from the 2015 FINA World Championships in Russia.



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The wide range in disparity of publicly funded services for autism across the country has even generated a kind of “medical migration” with several published accounts of families leaving their home provinces to move to Alberta or British Columbia, where services are more readily available and more flexible. It is also no longer uncommon to find Canadian families using crowd sourcing campaigns to fund their children’s therapies.
Without a defined and cohesive urban plan, Montreal saw unprecedented demolitions, and few structures were off-limits. Buildings steeped in our history, such as Windsor Station, the Grey Nuns Motherhouse and the Monument National, were all threatened with destruction — proposals that would be considered almost unthinkable today. Only the tireless work of concerned citizens kept these buildings intact.
There is a movement in Germany to deal with this issue (of the restitution of the Max Stern art collection) that permeates and even infects the museum system. More and more, there are individuals in countries, particularly in institutions, that understand they have a moral responsibility that in the past wasn’t as obvious.
Price is a big issue. No matter how much consumers say they care about local, at the point of purchase or selection, price rules. … For $3, a container of U.S. or Mexican raspberries that looks fuller, plumper, juicier than a smaller container of Quebec fruits will likely end up in the shopping cart.


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