I often read troubling reports about the world’s unfolding climate catastrophe while working at McGill, but, ironically, steps from the university library I am reminded of Montréal’s unwillingness to make the changes required to avoid civilizational collapse. 510 more words
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When we are faced with difficult choices, problems, or issues, one of the first things we are tempted to do is to give up. Trying to constantly overcome our obstacles can be exhausting.
A new study out of Mohawk College is flagging major safety concerns in the Rolston neighbourhood, particularly in school zones.
Students from the transportation engineering technology program teamed up with the neighbourhood committee to observe roadways and survey residents. 112 more words
Stop signs in Florence, Italy – Clet Abraham
These hacked Italian stop signs were one of many reasons I loved living in Florence. Florence-based French artist Clet Abraham has offered a response to the omnipresence of street signs he believes “can verge on absurd.” As an artist Abraham felt it was his duty to improve the visual space around him. 10 more words