A Year in the Life of Energy and Environment

When people ask about our group, Energy & Environment, I wax philosophical on the interconnectedness of healthy people and a healthy planet … that also happens whether or not anyone’s asking :). Beyond the philosophical, there’s a lot of nitty-gritty work, planning and collaboration that goes into it. Our infographic “year in the life” (aka, annual report 2016) is a more colourful look at how we support patient care through a sustainable environment. Enjoy taking a stroll through the scroll …

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Who knew scientists were so funny?

With events like Earth Week, we’re reminded of some classic tenets like “Think Global, Act Local”, “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, and “I am not a Treehugger. I am an Arboreal Embracement Engineer” … the last one’s not common, but should be :). This year, the messaging grew bigger. Continue reading

TURN ON the voting! (to TURN OFF the lights)

Wow … so overwhelmed with designs to help that energy saving message stick! Check out the top 12 contestants in our Light Switch Plate Design Contest and vote for your favorite. You can also vote on site at the Earth Week Booths.

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RIP faxed X-rays. Hello rescuing 450,000 sheets of paper!

"The Realm of Obsolete Technology" By Adam Baron, 14"x21"
image credit:”The Realm of Obsolete Technology” By Adam Baron,  contemporary prints and posters


Cassette tapes, rotary phones, floppy discs, typewriters and cathode ray tube TV’s … all technologies that Continue reading

It’s like you were there the whole time

If you were super excited about the Climate Change Resiliency Webinar, but work/life/stuff got in the way of actually attending it, we have good news for you! All of the wonderful presentations are here for you to absorb and share, almost like you were there the whole time.

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