McGill boasts Greenpeace chapter

McGill University took a green step forward this year with the creation of the first university-led Greenpeace chapter in Canada, a stepping stone for the environmental organization that could lead to other Canadian universities following suit.
Beth Hunter, a co-ordinator for Greenpeace Montreal, calls the recent creation of the university club “a nice symbiosis.”
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U of A atheist challenges eng tradition

In November, University of Alberta engineering student Ian Bushfield successfully lobbied to get the chancellor’s convocation speech reworded to have less religious connotation. Now, a month away from receiving his engineering degree, he is refusing to sign the obligation for engineers because it contains the word God.
“I can’t find it in good faith,” Bushfield said. “I am disagreeing with part of it, and it takes away from the rest.”
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