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Transit funding will drive Canadian cities into the future

Transit funding will drive Canadian cities into the future

The Canadian experience is fast becoming focused on glass and concrete.

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Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study

Rapid transit key to unlocking potential of UBC/Broadway corridor: study

A new report from the City of Vancouver and UBC recommends “unlocking economic potential” with a rail-based rapid transit system to serve the rapidly growing region.

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UBC named Canada’s first Fair Trade Campus

UBC named Canada’s first Fair Trade Campus

The University of British Columbia has been named Canada’s first “Fair Trade Campus” – and will get its very own blend of ethically sourced coffee – as a result of its national leadership on Fair Trade purchasing.

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The human touch: UBC to study green building inhabitants

The human touch: UBC to study green building inhabitants

If you build it, they will come. But if you build a green building—one that aims to be environmentally responsible and resource-efficient—but people aren’t comfortable living or working in it, you risk falling short of your green goals.

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Beyond the Culture of Nature: Rethinking Canadian and Environmental Studies

Beyond the Culture of Nature: Rethinking Canadian and Environmental Studies

(Le texte français suit) Call for Papers: Beyond the Culture of Nature: Rethinking Canadian and Environmental Studies Location: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus (http://www.canadianstudies.ubc.ca/) Date: 29-30 September, 2012 Canadian and Environmental Studies are two fields in transformation.  Initiated in part as emancipatory projects in the 1970s, seeking to define subjects and articulate their […]

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Team Hot, Cold – FortisBC Community Energy Challenge Community Consultation

Team Hot, Cold – FortisBC Community Energy Challenge Community Consultation

Teams are competing in a 5 part challenge centered around building a District Energy System for the imaginary town of Sustainaville as part of the FortisBC Community Energy Challenge.

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