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Mount Allison hosts second annual ‘Lights Out Mount A’

The Sackville Tribune Post Students and staff at Mount Allison University will take part in their second ‘Lights Out Mount A’ event this Friday. The entire campus will be turning off lights and talking about climate change throughout the day. Mount Allison student Keleigh Annau founded Lights Out Canada, the overall project. “Mount Allison creates an environment that both fosters… Read more →

Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program 15-01-2010 High school students across Canada are making the world a cleaner and healthier place and now they are getting the recognition they deserve through the Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program. This year, 20 graduating high school students will receive a $5 000 scholarship to put towards post-secondary education. Take the story of Keleigh Annau. At 16 years-old she… Read more →

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 →