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Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

SAIT – Building one of the greenest homes on earth

SAIT’s Green Building Technologies, Woodpecker European Timber Framing and an Alberta family have partnered to construct a one-of-a-kind home in the foothills of southern Alberta — one that produces more energy than it uses, captures water on site and creates a positive impact on its people and environment. Together, they hope “The Confluence” will be the […]

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

SAIT – Virtual reality brings water management to life

Hear the words “virtual reality” and you might think video games, like Pokémon GO or Beat Saber. At SAIT, virtual reality is a tool for learning, it’s used to expand knowledge, dial up comprehension and boost confidence. Using virtual reality, students in SAIT’s Integrated Water Management program take virtual tours, practice critical skills, such as measuring the […]

Algonquin College Working Toward a Holistic Version of Sustainability

Thirteen years after becoming the first college in Canada to sign on to the Talloires Declaration, an international agreement that includes a ten-point action plan for incorporating sustainability and environmental literacy into teaching, research, operations and outreach at colleges and universities, Algonquin College took stock of where it stands in its sustainability goals at the […]

Mohawk College

Creating one million jobs requires co-operation

In its September 2020 Speech from the Throne, the Federal government committed to making “the largest investment in Canadian history in training for workers.” That investment will be crucial to achieving the ambitious Federal goal of creating over one million jobs in order to restore employment to pre-pandemic levels. Simply put, achieving that goal will require cooperation between governments, educators, and industry. […]

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre earns international acclaim

Centre at Candle Lake, SK, wins 2020 Global RCE Award for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development January 20, 2021—The Hannin Creek Education and Applied Research Centre (HCEARC), one of Saskatchewan’s major centres of applied research, has been recognized by the United Nations University for its role in addressing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal […]

Algonquin College

Algonquin College Positioning Students for Rebuilding the Economy

Partnerships and cutting-edge technology have helped Algonquin College support students, the community and the wider economy during COVID-19 “Post-secondary institutions can retain and enhance the goodwill they have earned as active participants in their communities through this crisis by sharing their expertise,” said Claude Brulé, Algonquin College President and Chief Executive Officer. Algonquin’s expertise has […]

British Columbia Institute of Technology

BCIT set to build mass timber student housing

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will more than double its student housing capacity with the construction of a new mass timber student housing project. The B.C. government is investing $108.8 million and BCIT is contributing $6 million towards the $115 million project. […]

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