Posts Tagged ‘Nova Scotia Public Interest Research Group’

DSU investing in Divest Dal

Members of HFXEJC (Photo by Calum Agnew)

The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) unanimously voted to support Divest Dalhousie and their goal of having the university pull all investments in the fossil fuel industry. The official support of the union, representing over 18,000 students, was voted on at the Nov. 20 council meeting. The Halifax Environmental Justice Collective (HEJC), or Divest Dal, is…

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SUB to receive $10 million renovation

Home to the bookstore, the campus bar, faculty societies and student media, the Student Union Building (SUB) has been at the centre of student life at Dalhousie since its opening in 1969. The Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) is preparing to give the facility its biggest update yet—a $10 million renovation project that will radically alter…

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Divestment comes to Dal

Members of HFXEJC (Photo by Calum Agnew)

A group of students and alumni started the semester with a mission: get Dalhousie out of the fossil fuel business. The Divest Dalhousie campaign wants to make the university’s $415 million endowment more transparent, and for Dal to sell its equity in the fossil fuel industry. James Hutt is a member of the Halifax Environmental…

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