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Where does our waste go?

Today, with the Ucalgarycares sustainable cities team we explored the Shepard Landfill site and the Pine Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Southwest Calgary. I didn’t know what to expect at first, but my first impressions were excellent. When we first … Continue reading

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Rethinking Education

As a university student, I’ve been conditioned to view education as the consumption of knowledge. Academic success is achieved through the accumulation and retention of formulae, principles, and theories. It’s akin to a banking system: my professors lend me their … Continue reading

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Digital Stories 2014

This week a team of eight ucalgarycares students is participating in the ucalgarycares Youth by Youth: A Digital Storytelling Project. The project is a collaboration between Antyx Community Arts, The United Way All in For Youth, and the University of Calgary’s Centre for … Continue reading

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