Cape Breton University

Type: Organization
Name: Cape Breton University
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sydney launches Repair Café to keep household items out of landfill

If you​'​ve got a toaster that doesn't toast, a bike that doesn't cycle or a computer that needs more than a reboot, don't throw them out — you can save them from the landfill.All you have to do is bring your broken household items to Sydney's first Repair ... [Published CBC - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cape Breton University student with cerebral palsy defies all odds

A Cape Breton man who was once told he wouldn’t live past the age of 10 will soon become a university graduate.Frankie MacQueen has cerebral palsy and only uses one finger to type. But that hasn’t stopped the 39-year-old from accomplishing his goals.It ... [Published CTV News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Nova Scotia prepares to extend fracing ban

The government of Nova Scotia plans to introduce legislation this fall that would prohibit high-volume hydraulic fracturing.Energy Minister Andrew Younger announced the intention to draft legislation after an independent panel found that only 40% of Nova ... [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Silent Transformation: A documentary about co-operation in Canada

The Canadian co-operative movement is more engaged than ever in building the kind of economy we need for a sustainable future. Following the economic downturn that impacted so many, the United Nations chose 2012 as the International Year of Co‑operatives. ... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Championing the environment through innovation makes economic sense

– More than 140 business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and innovators from around the world will be participating in the Action Partners Leadership and Innovation Summit (http://www.action-partners.com/global-leadership-innovation-summit/) on October ... [Published Prlog - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Billboard promoting Saint Mary's University stirs controversy in Sydney

A billboard promoting Halifax’s Saint Mary’s University is creating some controversy in Sydney.The sign reads ‘The right future is worth the drive to Halifax’ but the message is leaving a sour taste in the mouths of some Cape Breton University studen ... [Published CTV News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Screaming Eagles players from Russia learning English

Junior hockey players new to Cape Breton face intense competitive pressure on the ice as members of the Screaming Eagles, but for some there is added pressure in learning a new language.Screaming Eagles Forward Maxim“It was hard for me the first month,” ... [Published CBC - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

ESS Thursday Night Lecture Series: Film Screening "Attutauniujuk Nanami - Lament for the Land"

Ashlee Cunsolo-Willox, Filmmaker and Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Determinants of Healthy Communities at Cape Breton University presents her film.Attutauniujuk Nanami - Lament for the Land documents the impact of climate change - both ... [Published Dalhousie News - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Region's top university teachers to be recognized in St. John's

Atlantic Canadian awards for excellence in teaching and educational leadership will be awarded in St. John's on Tuesday afternoon.The Association of Atlantic Universities (AAU) will recognize the recipients of the AAU's regional awards for excellence ... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

50 Canadian climate researchers speak out in support of the People's Climate March

An open cast mine near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, used to extract oil from the Athabasca tar sands fields, which are preventing Canada from reducing its carbon pollution. Photograph: Emily Beament/PAThe Canadian government is hell-bent on exploiting ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Study Findings from Cape Breton University Broaden Understanding of Functional Ecology (Context-dependent costs and constraints of begging and...

Study Findings from Cape Breton University Broaden Understanding of Functional Ecology (Context-dependent costs and constraints of begging and non-begging activity by common grackle nestlings at the scale of the nanoclimate) (Context-dependent ...)By ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Parks Canada, CBU sign MOU on national park

Parks Canada and Cape Breton University have signed a memorandum of understanding  commiting to work collaboratively on projects related to the cultural and environmental protection and sustainable management of lands and waters at the national park. ... [Published Leisure Information Network - Sep 16 2014]

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"It's also a way to give respect to the repair personnel who are doing this for free that day."
Researchers concluded that, "Given the known and potential environmental impacts associated with hydraulic fracturing across different time scales-as outlined by both citizens and the literature-a precautionary approach in Nova Scotia is both prudent and required by Nova Scotia legislation (i e. the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act 2007 and the Green Economy Act 2012)."
...places after finishing my first degree, but always remained a very proud Nova Scotian," said PhD candidate and scholarship recipient Jenny Rand. "I came home to complete my graduate studies and this scholarship has given me the means to focus on my coursework and prepare for my doctoral re project. I fully plan to continue my community-based re career here in Nova Scotia."
"Does it give me momentum going into the final days of the campaign? Yes, I think it does" said Crombie

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Sydney launches Repair Café to keep household i... [Published CBC - Oct 22 2014]
Cape Breton University student with cerebral pa... [Published CTV News - Oct 20 2014]
Nova Scotia prepares to extend fracing ban [Published Oil and Gas Journal - Oct 17 2014]
Hazel's shadow looms large over Mississauga ele... [Published Mississauga News - Oct 17 2014]
A Silent Transformation: A documentary about co... [Published Noodls - Oct 16 2014]
Championing the environment through innovation ... [Published Prlog - Oct 15 2014]
Graduate Students Receive Innovation and Resear... [Published Noodls - Oct 15 2014]
BCE CFO Vanaselja to retire in Q2 2015 [Published Telecompaper - Oct 14 2014]
Councillor incensed by mayor’s support for husb... [Published Brampton Guardian - Oct 14 2014]
Portfolio Day - Oct. 18 [Published NSCAD University - Oct 08 2014]
Hurricane Hazel changed policy tune, which allo... [Published CTV News - Oct 07 2014]
Billboard promoting Saint Mary's University sti... [Published CTV News - Oct 06 2014]
Screaming Eagles players from Russia learning E... [Published CBC - Oct 03 2014]
ESS Thursday Night Lecture Series: Film Screeni... [Published Dalhousie News - Oct 01 2014]
Minister Leitch announces Advisory Council on W... [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 30 2014]
University of Toronto’s IMFG new Pre-Election P... [Published Noodls - Sep 30 2014]
Region's top university teachers to be recogniz... [Published Noodls - Sep 29 2014]
Concerns raised over father-son sitting on Miss... [Published Mississauga News - Sep 25 2014]
The Next 100 Years: Reaching New Heights in Hea... [Published Reliance Trust - Sep 22 2014]
Climate change rallies held across Maritimes [Published CBC Hamilton - Sep 21 2014]
50 Canadian climate researchers speak out in su... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 20 2014]
Save the date! Come out and help Nova Scotia re... [Published Electrical Business - Sep 19 2014]
Study Findings from Cape Breton University Broa... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 17 2014]
Parks Canada, CBU sign MOU on national park [Published Leisure Information Network - Sep 16 2014]
Parks Canada joins forces with university to pr... [Published News 95.7 Halifax - Sep 16 2014]
Congratulations, Ann! [Published Noodls - Sep 15 2014]
Fracking in Nova Scotia should be put on hold t... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 26 2014]
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