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.
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?
It is not the job of school facilities and maintenance staff to work directly with students, but student engagement can be a benefit for facilities projects.
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.
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 [...]
The first permanent micro market opened in Calgary on Jan. 21, providing space for local artists, crafters, designers and other makers to sell their products with less risk and expense.
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.