How corporately irresponsible is Apple?
It’s very easy to blame third parties that are based in authoritarian states for the shortcomings in your supply chain. The third most profitable company of all time ought to begin taking responsibility and cease to outsource their labour to countries whose employment laws fall way below those in North America.
How Smartphone Apps are Changing Universities
There’s an app for everything. Whether you’re looking for a ride, medical advice or girl scout cookies, a 20-second download is the only thing in your way.
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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.
NDG-Based Cycle AlimenTerre Brings Produce to Food Desert
“Permaculture is looking at natural ecosystems, looking at how they thrive […] and mimicking these same symbiotic relationships that exist in nature,” Godber said, adding that permaculture can be implemented not just in rural areas, but also in backyard plots and even on city blocks.
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.