NDG-Based Cycle AlimenTerre Brings Produce to Food Desert
Saint-Raymond is a food desert. No produce is available within a range of 500 metres in the Upper Lachine neighbourhood. But residents have access to a pizza parlour and corner stores stocking processed products.
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Montreal Hops Aboard the Third Wave Coffee Movement
Coffee has become Canada’s fuel. Every day approximately 65% of adult Canadians consume coffee, according to the Coffee Association of Canada.
Greenhouses Provide Students with a Year-Round Urban Refuge
Greenhouses are a source of sunlight in the winter and an opportunity to share research and knowledge, in addition to contributing to urban agriculture and providing a connection to growing plants.
Chartwells, Sysco and the Future of Food at Concordia
A request for proposal (RFP) for a new campus-wide food service provider is under negotiation between many groups, including students; it will be ready by the end of the year, according to Concordia University spokesperson Chris Mota. It’s been almost 12 years since Chartwells signed an exclusive contract with Concordia University.
While Canadian cuisine pales in comparison to some of Europe’s food capitals, ongoing negotiations to open trade between the two may see more delicacies like Polish vodka in Canadian stores.
The Sustainability Movement Learns to Recognize Social Justice
The sustainability movement is growing up.
Montreal Startup Seeks to Spread the Seeds of Localism
The massive reduction in food miles that local food systems create has immense environmental benefits.
The new logo doesn’t say, “trust me.” Now it just whispers “I’m from Toronto,” or, more specifically, “My design was outsourced to Hamilton.”
A Look Back at Concordia’s Greatest Protest, 45 Years Later
Concordia University, which took its name from Montreal’s motto of “well-being through harmony”, was once the site of flagrant strife. From the way the university’s administration treats its own history, a more accurate inspiration would be “well-being through sticking your head in the sand.”
Greenwald Discusses Reporting on Canadian State Surveillance and Media Reaction to Alleged Terrorism
“There was just one person at the CBC who basically hung up the reporting.”