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Dark campus strategies for K-12 schools

By | 2018-01-30T03:52:34+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Clips|

Turning off lights is the easiest way to save electricity. K-12 schools in Canada and beyond are taking advantage of this simple strategy to reduce electricity costs, reduce electricity consumption and minimize vandalism.

Odds of a house fire – 0.2%

By | 2017-09-06T14:39:03+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|

In early June 2017, my home was severely damaged in a fire. A low-rise apartment complex under construction caught on fire (from an unknown cause) and the flames spread into neighbouring complexes. So just how rare are housefires?

Cool savings

By | 2017-05-04T22:28:37+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Clips, Feature|

Replacing or removing underutilized fridges is an easy approach to save energy. A British Columbia school district estimated a cost savings of $6,500 annually from a fridge reduction project.

Young adult turnout rose in 2015 election

By | 2016-04-28T20:19:21+00:00 March 13th, 2016|News|

Voter turnout in the 2015 federal election was up overall, but the number of young adult voters rose significantly. This was attributed to the Get Out The Vote campaign, a national initiative led by the Canadian Alliance of Student Associations, which had the goal of reaching and educating students at more than 20 universities and colleges. The campaign seems [...]

Startup Stories: Cultured Canines

By | 2016-02-11T03:50:57+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Feature|

Calgarian Beth O’Connor started a dog training business out of a desire to improve the safety of her four-legged friends. After five years of running the business, she has found success through creating a brand.