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Announcing The Sustainable Times Webzine …

“Jobs vs. the Environment?” Get with the Times! That cliché has been recycled as more and more businesses, individuals and communities find ways to create jobs and protect the environment. That’s right people, welcome to Sustainable Times webzine, htpp://www.sustainabletimes.ca the internet site about solutions. We tell real world stories of struggle and success, and explore… Read more »

Are You an Artist? AUSU Supports the Arts!

AUSU is interested in purchasing original works of art from students for use in promotional purposes. These promotions may include: gifts from AUSU to graduates at convocation, tokens of appreciation for volunteers, special presentations, etc. The works of art must: -be created by an AU Student -be within a value range $0-$500. -be accessible or… Read more »

Global Village Backpackers Banff

Our hostel opened June 1, 2001 right in downtown Banff. Formerly the Woodland Village Inn, we are a unique hostel as all our rooms have ensuite bathroom facilities. We have a hot tub, sauna, internet access, kitchen facilities, pool table, tour desk, TV room, bike rentals, laundry facilities, lounge and a large outdoor courtyard patio…. Read more »

Youth Entrepreneur focused organization introduces Media Center on website

What: The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) has introduced the addition of a media center to their organization’s website. Members of the media are able to collect necessary information in a one-stop style. Everything from client success stories and recent press releases to national events and FAQ’s are available. When: This service is available immediately!… Read more »

Algerian Refugees Caught in the Middle of Trade Agreement

(CUP)Thousands of Algerians in Canada could unwittingly become collateral in a billion dollar trade agreement between the two countries say critics of a new immigration policy. “The situation in Algeria was horrible,” said Nassim Aoudia. He is one of up to 1,000 Algerian Montrealers facing deportation since Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Denis Coderre, lifted the… Read more »

NDP leadership hopefully breaks the mould

(CUP)Pierre Ducasse wants to give the NDP a much-needed facelift. The federal New Democratic Party leadership hopeful’s campaign trail led him to the University of New Brunswick, where he spoke out against student debt. “When you start out in life with a $40,000 debt, that’s not only difficult for the individual, but socially it’s unacceptable,”… Read more »

AU Achieves Candidacy

AU further expanded its reputation for excellence by achieving candidacy status with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The Philadelphia-based MSCHE was established in 1919 and is “a voluntary, non-governmental, peer-based membership association dedicated to educational excellence and improvement through peer evaluation and accreditation.” The commission “supports its members in their quest for excellence… Read more »

The Banana Morality

Last week we discussed the complimentary nature of self-interest and autonomy, and the tangled web which unites the two in a co-existing necessity. This week, we will continue along the trip through the Banana Morality where we begin to make some progress in our understanding of what it is to have a sense of self…. Read more »

The Harried Student ponders attraction

I was trying to code a few lines of a program that mathematically analyzes brain cells. I was stuck but my tutor, my mentor and guru of all things mathematical and cranial, was away at a conference until Wednesday. I’d been trying to get my mind around a concept called “strange attractors”, that was at… Read more »