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Daily Archives: January 13, 2011
Edmonton’s scene fosters interesting identity
Whenever I hear people gripping about how redundant, “hipster” or cliché it is to support the local arts scene, I want to pull them aside by their collar and talk some serious sense into them.
Copyright Board of Canada puts new $45-regulations on hold
CUP Atlantic Bureau Chief
(CUP) — New rules that would change how much universities and students are charged for photocopies and course packs won’t come into play for at least another few years. Continue reading
A single sustainable campus is something that has been on the radar for quite some time at Grant MacEwan University.
Recently, Students’ Council became involved by approving a feasibility study looking into their options, by either creating a “stand-alone building on or off campus or a facility within the University’s Single Sustainable Campus plan,” according to Jed Johns, student councillor. Continue reading
Plan International works hard to improve the lives of children around the world
Canadian children have become fatter, less flexible and weaker than they were 30 years ago thanks to the modern lifestyle we currently live, according to Statistics Canada.
Meanwhile, one out of every four children in developing countries are underweight and over six million children under the age of five die every year of malnutrition and other hunger-related diseases, according to UNICEF. Continue reading