Permaculture Design Certificate – Montréal, May 21-July 31

Obtain your internationally recognized permaculture certificate, this spring the PDC is conveniently offered on weekends in Montréal.

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Protests shine spotlight on skewed priorities

When I heard about the student protests in Montreal, I swallowed the line that Quebec’s pampered youth pay lower fees than those in other parts of Canada but aren’t aware…

National Film Board Nets a Record Seven Webby Nominations

Montreal, April 11, 2012 – The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has received a record seven nominations at the 16th Annual Webby Awards—surpassing the five nominations Canada’s public producer received annually in 2010 and 2011.

Video: Éco-Quartier St-Jacques – Gala 2011 de reconnaissance en environnement de Montréal

Video: Éco-Quartier St-Jacques - Gala 2011 de reconnaissance en environnement de MontréalÉco-Quartier St-Jacques – Gala 2011 de reconnaissance en environnement et développement durable de Montréal.

Montreal – Pour la 5e édition du Gala de reconnaissance en environnement et développement durable de Montréal, 500 personnes se sont rassemblées au Marché Bonsecours le 12 avril 2011 afin de connaître les onze organisations qui ont su s’illustrer grâce à des initiatives novatrices en matière d’environnement et de développement durable. À titre de slameur invité, Ivy a offert une… Read more..

Top 10 climate-friendly Canadian cities – WWF

WWF has developed a list of the top 10 Canadian cities leading the battle against climate change. Congratulations to Vancouver, the clear winner, and Toronto and Montreal for being close behind! Find out what other cities made the top 10.

Biosphère Environment Museum: Wild about Nature

From February 26 to March 13, 2011, the Biosphère Environment Museum is the place for youth and their families to have a spring break full of discovery and adventure with the “Wild about Nature” program. Indoors and out, they are invited to come have fun while discovering some secrets about biodiversity.

Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy

Perhaps it is the economic crisis. Maybe it is climate change, soaring extinction rates or the ever-widening gap between the rich and poor. Or then again, it could simply be the nagging sense among more and more people that the human project has somehow gone awry. Whatever the case, in recent years, we have witnessed an explosion of popular interest in books that question, even excoriate, the most fundamental assumptions of our current, growth-at-all-costs economic system.

Sustainable Montreal

February 15, 2009 – Sustainable Montreal provides “information, solutions and a forum to make Montreal and its surrounding boroughs (Westmount, Mount Royal, Cote St. Luc, Hampstead and the West island) a more sustainable city.” The blog is divided into relevant categories, from community organizing and urban planning to peak oil and economics. Check it out…