Postsecondary institutions celebrate Earth Day


Postsecondary institutions across Canada are celebrating Earth Day with special announcements, initiatives, and events. In Quebec, Dawson College students are highlighting biodiversity with a “bio-blitz” aiming to identify 1,000 species on campus. The University of Ottawa is celebrating Earth Day with the installation of 20 new electric vehicle charging stations and a bike repair station. Niagara College Dean of Business, Tourism and the Environment Al Unwin spoke to Niagara This Week about ways members of the community can improve their impact on the earth. At the University of Manitoba, President Michael Benarroch highlighted recent activities at the university such as the approval of the Responsible Investment Principles. Thompson Rivers University President Dr Brett Fairbairn discussed how the university is committed to infusing Secwépemc values about nature and the land into campus culture and using them to guide sustainability initiatives.

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