Vanier College, Cégep St-Laurent and the Borough of St-Laurent launch pilot project with Netlift multi modal carpooling application

The Borough of Saint-Laurent, Vanier College and Cégep de Saint-Laurent are teaming up to optimize their employees’ mobility and promote sustainable transportation. Over 2,000 employees will therefore have the opportunity to take part in this project being launched with Netlift, a state-of-the-art technological application developed in Québec. Saint-Laurent, in cooperation with MOBA/Mobilité alternative, is the […]

35 New Trees To Be Planted at Vanier College This Fall

Mr. Normand W. Bernier, Director General of Vanier College is pleased to announce that 35 new trees will be planted on campus this fall as part of a joint effort between Vanier’s Sustainability in Action course and Soverdi, a nonprofit organization  dedicated to increasing Montreal’s tree canopy. This is the second year in a row […]

Vanier College maintains the level of Excellence as a Cégep Vert 2014-2015

Once again this year, Cégep Vert has recognized Vanier College’s efforts towards improving sustainability.  In September, ENvironnement JEUnesse (ENJEU) announced that Vanier College had maintained the Excellence Level certification as a Cégep Vert du Québec 2014-2015. To obtain a Cégep Vert du Québec (Excellence Level) certification, Vanier made several major commitments to sustainability on campus. […]

Community Garden to Sprout at Vanier College

Mr. Normand W. Bernier, Director General of Vanier College is pleased to announce that a community garden will be planted on campus in the coming weeks.  The garden will be located in front of the A-Building, close to the Amphitheatre. “This project will increase the profile of sustainability on campus and be a constant reminder […]

Vanier College is now a Level Excellence Cégep Vert

After several years of organizing sustainability projects and working to cut down on the college’s carbon footprint, Vanier’s efforts have paid off.  ENvironnement JEUnesse (ENJEU) announced recently that Vanier College has attained the Excellence Level certification as a Cégep Vert du Québec 2012-2013. Criteria to achieve for the Excellence Level In order to obtain the […]

Vanier Commerce student Jenny Kuan wins a 2013 Toyota Earth Day Scholarship.

Congratulations to Vanier Commerce student Jenny Kuan who is the recipient of a prestigious 2013 Toyota Earth Day Scholarship valued at $5,000. Excellence in studies and commitment to the environment Toyota Scholarship is awarded to students who have maintained excellence in their studies, demonstrated commitment to and involvement in community environmental issues through participation in […]

Water Week at Vanier College January 23-27, 2012

Gone is bottled water from vending machines at Vanier College. Single-use disposable plastic water bottles are now a thing of the past on campus. To celebrate this event, the Vanier Sustainability Office, in partnership with the VCSA (Vanier Students Association), VERT (the student environment committee) and the Math and Science Center, are holding the first […]

Vanier College is now a Level 3 Cégep Vert

After a year of organizing many sustainability projects, Vanier College efforts have paid off. ENvironnement JEUnesse (ENJEU) announced recently that Vanier has attained a Level 3 certification as a Cégep Vert du Québec 2010-2011. In order to obtain the environmental certification Cégep Vert du Québec (Level 3), Vanier College had to attain the following objectives: […]

Vanier Earth Week April 19-22, 2011 Making links – the environment is everywhere!

Aiming to increase awareness and support for environmental issues, Vanier College will hold its first Earth Week from April 19-22, 2011. Through speakers, a multicultural food fair, information kiosks and other events, students will learn that being kind to the environment is easier than they think. On Tuesday, April 19, guest speakers will address a […]

Want to go Green? Come take a look at a green roof prototype built by Vanier College Architectural Technology students

Do you wonder what a green roof is? What it looks like? How it’s built? Now, anyone who wants to see a green roof up close can come to Vanier College to see a prototype built at ground level. The project, called BIG – Believe in Green, is the brainchild of 3rd year Vanier Architectural […]

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