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Cedar Street Elementary School in Beloeil, Que, developed a butterfly and bird perennial garden. Here, a monarch butterfly. (Shutterstock)

School-community gardens plant the seeds of change to address global warming

Picture this change: Through collaborative garden networks, teachers, schools, children, community partners and universities inspire real learning and transformation for a more sustainable world.
Public domain/University of Sydney Archives/Shutterstock (Nils Versemann)

Universities have gone from being a place of privilege to a competitive market. What will they be after coronavirus?

This essay explores the way the social contract between universities, society and the state has changed over the course of the 20th century. And how generations of students paid and benefitted.
The NBA suspended its season on March 11, citing the coronavirus risk. A force majeure clause in the NBA contract means players could lose money with each canceled game. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Breaking contracts over coronavirus: Can you argue it’s an ‘act of God’?

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing companies, universities and even the NBA to break contracts. What does the law say about liability in a situation like this, and does the money have to be returned?

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