Some exciting news for the Participatory Action Research and Training Centre on Food Security (PARTC-FS) as well as the Mount community. The partnership between the PARTC-FS and the Nova Scotia Food Security Network (NSFSN) was nominated, and was a successful candidate for the 2011 Canadian Institutes of Health Research Partnership Award. $25,000 has been awarded to support the partnership, and …

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Found a relevant article posted today in the Vancouver Sun. According to a new paper by a consortium of the province’s research universities, British Columbia’s near total dependence on imported fruits and vegetables is making them vulnerable to food supply interruptions and price shocks. The health researchers feel that the responsibility is on governments to step in and ensure that …

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Who are the 99%? Who are the 1%?What is the Occupy Movement About and Where is it Going? Join Prof. Jonathan Roberts (History), Dr. Alex Khasnabish(Sociology/Anthropology), Dr. Max Haiven (NSCAD), Stu Caldwell (MSVUAlumnus and Occupy NS Participant), and Other Members of the Occupy NovaScotia Movement for a discussion about the ongoing Occupy Movement Thursday November 3, 2011 Seton Academic Centre …

The 99% Comes to the Mount! Read more »

 
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