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Growing food sustainability from the ground up

Growing food sustainability from the ground up

Cultivating more sustainable food systems requires a wider grassroots approach and innovation that shifts people’s mindsets from being merely passive consumers to dynamic growers. This is a key message that organizers of an upcoming symposium on build …

Youth vaping problem nets research dollars

Youth vaping problem nets research dollars

Vaping among teenaged Canadians has doubled in the past two years – a troubling trend that three Western researchers will examine in depth with new funding from the CIHR.

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

This indefinite span of COVID-19 isolation can be more than a month-long stretch on the couch for kids if parents and guardians are willing to lead the way, according to Western experts in children’s physical activity.

Barlow hopes to inspire action in Brescia role

Barlow hopes to inspire action in Brescia role

https://youtu.be/jFSyh6cyu5w “I learned over my oatmeal at breakfast that you owed something back.” Maude Barlow, LLD’05, shared those morning meals with her father, William McGrath, a justice advocate who led the fight in Canada against capital punishment and pushed...

Author, activist Barlow named Brescia Chancellor

Author, activist Barlow named Brescia Chancellor

Award-winning Canadian author and activist Maude Barlow has been named Chancellor of Brescia University College, the Board of Trustees announced today. Barlow will serve a three-year term in this honorary position, acting as an ambassador and inspirational leader for the Western affiliated college.

Remember 30: The École Polytechnique Massacre

Remember 30: The École Polytechnique Massacre

It stands among the darkest days in Canadian history. On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique de Montréal in what remains the deadliest mass shooting in the country’s history. Twelve engineering students. One nursing student. One university...

Youth vaping problem nets research dollars

Youth vaping problem nets research dollars

Vaping among teenaged Canadians has doubled in the past two years – a troubling trend that three Western researchers will examine in depth with new funding from the CIHR.

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

This indefinite span of COVID-19 isolation can be more than a month-long stretch on the couch for kids if parents and guardians are willing to lead the way, according to Western experts in children’s physical activity.

Barlow hopes to inspire action in Brescia role

Barlow hopes to inspire action in Brescia role

https://youtu.be/jFSyh6cyu5w “I learned over my oatmeal at breakfast that you owed something back.” Maude Barlow, LLD’05, shared those morning meals with her father, William McGrath, a justice advocate who led the fight in Canada against capital punishment and pushed...

Author, activist Barlow named Brescia Chancellor

Author, activist Barlow named Brescia Chancellor

Award-winning Canadian author and activist Maude Barlow has been named Chancellor of Brescia University College, the Board of Trustees announced today. Barlow will serve a three-year term in this honorary position, acting as an ambassador and inspirational leader for the Western affiliated college.

Remember 30: The École Polytechnique Massacre

Remember 30: The École Polytechnique Massacre

It stands among the darkest days in Canadian history. On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique de Montréal in what remains the deadliest mass shooting in the country’s history. Twelve engineering students. One nursing student. One university...