I procrastinated on buying Christmas presents… again. What can I say, being a student is expensive enough without taking into consideration all the gifts that you have to buy for Christmas. Lately, I’ve been thinking about why I even celebrate Christmas and how it has changed as I’ve gotten older. Growing up in Scotland, I knew Christmas as the time of the year when everything I had ever wanted was waiting for me underneath the Christmas tree. As I grew into my teenage years, which I spent in Jamaica, Christmas became more… Read More
Today is our 52nd anniversary!
Douglas College has been awarded a silver rating for environmental sustainability initiatives through the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS)! From reducing greenhouse gas emissions by upgrading our facilities to eliminating single-use plastic water bottle sales, protecting the environment is a top priority for us. We look forward to using this rating as momentum to further our commitment to climate action.
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This past Waste Reduction Week has focused heavily on the environment impacts of fast fashion. As consumers, we have the power to choose how and where we spend our money... but if you're choosing to avoid supporting fast fashion companies, where do you start?
Today is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, which honours the lost children and survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. The harms inflicted on Indigenous communities continue to be felt, and we all have a responsibility to acknowledge and act year-round to support meaningful reconciliation.
Indigenous presence at Douglas College is growing in terms of education, culture, architecture and more. We’re working towards reconciliation in tangible and meaningful ways, in step with the Indigenous communities at and around Douglas.