Mt. Allison student awarded $5,000 grant Money goes to support project to fuel climate change awareness A Mount Allison University student who founded a project to teach youth about climate change has won a $5,000 grant to expand the program. Keleigh Annau created Lights Out Canada when she was a 16-year-old student on Vancouver Island. This year marks the fifth annual Lights Out event, during… Read more →

The Co-operators Provides $47,000 to Help Students Make an Impact! GUELPH, ON, Jan. 5 /CNW/ – As the world’s attention has been focussed on Copenhagen and the global problem of climate change in recent weeks, Canadian students have been taking action to boost the health of the environment on their campuses, in their communities, across the country and beyond. Twelve exceptional post-secondary students who participated in Impact!: The Co-operators… Read more →

Green Awards Moncton’s Marriott Hotel among Green Award winners Published Saturday June 6th, 2009 D2 Alan Cochrane Cochrane report Moncton’s new Marriott Hotel on Main Street was among the winners this week as Enbridge Gas New Brunswick handed out its annual Green Awards in Saint John. The Green Awards recognize Enbrige customers for the positive impact they have had on the… Read more →

Awarded for Going Green Enbridge Gas New Brunswick honours green award recipients FREDERICTON, NB- On June 3, Clean Air Day, Enbridge Gas New Brunswick presented eight Green Awards at a ceremony held at the New Brunswick Museum in Saint John. The Green Awards recognize Enbridge Gas New Brunswick customers for the positive impact they have had on the environment by reducing greenhouse gas… Read more →

Climate activist sees youths as Earth’s best hope

By Tina Depko, Oakville Beaver Staff Youths are leading the way in innovative environmental initiatives, renowned Canadian climate activist David Noble told a group of students at Abbey Park High School on Wednesday. But there is much more work to be done, he added. That was his main message as keynote speaker for an environmental conference hosted at the… Read more →

Atlantic Canada marks Earth Day today

Adam Huras Telegraph-Journal MONCTON – It’s a rallying cry that is gaining strength in the East. A record number of New Brunswick schools will teach in the dark today to raise awareness of world climate change. At the same time, many supermarkets across Canada will no longer provide complimentary plastic bags at grocery checkouts, an initiative 82 per cent… Read more →

Schools to celebrate Earth Day Published Monday April 20th, 2009 130 Canadian schools to turn out the lights on Earth Day, April 22 By Yvon Gauvin Times & Transcript staff SACKVILLE – Schools across Canada will be turning out their lights Wednesday during school hours in support of Earth Day celebrations and efforts to stem global warming. This year will mark the fourth annual… Read more →

Turn off, Join in – University Affairs

by Léo Charbonneau The lights went out at Mount Allison University on March 20, but it wasn’t a blackout. The university was just getting a jump on the growing “Lights Out” event, which officially occurs on Earth Day, April 22. On that day, schools are encouraged to turn off their lights as an environmental gesture. The event has additional… Read more →

Mt. A, Sackville to turn Lights Out

Separate events target increasing climate change awareness By Rebecca Dixon Published on March 18th, 2009 Vol. 138, Issue 19 On Friday, March 20, Mount Allison will be turning off lights all over campus to raise awareness about climate change, and to educate students about practical ways they can reduce their negative impact on the environment. Lights Out Canada is… Read more →