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Alum recipient of Canada’s Volunteer Awards’ Emerging Leader Award (Quebec Region)

Published: 14Dec2017

Congratulations to alum Valérie Toupin-Dubé, BSc (AgEnvSci)’16, recipient of the Canada’s Volunteer Awards’ Emerging Leader Award for the Quebec region!...

Professor Jeff Xia named CRC Chair (Tier 2)

Published: 12Dec2017

Congratulations to Professor Jianguo (Jeff) Xia, Department of Animal Science and Institute of Parasitology, who has been named a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2)  in Bioinformatics and Big Data...

Professors inducted into Royal Society of Canada

Published: 11Dec2017

Congratulations to Jan Adamowski (Bioresource Engineering) and Elena Bennett (Natural Resource Sciences) on their induction into the Royal Society of Canada. The announcement was made in September,...

Plant trees to control climate change

Published: 1Dec2017

Scientists at an international conference said on [November 30] that climate change was a global phenomenon that could only be controlled by planting more and more trees. This was stated in the...

Mercury decline in seabirds due to diet, not emission controls

Published: 24Nov2017

For 47 years, biologists have plucked eggs from seabird nests along the British Columbia coast. Many of the eggs were collected from remote rocky islands surrounded by some of the world’s roughest...

Master blender behind world famous Northern Harvest rye

Published: 20Nov2017

Some might see it as a quirky career path, to be sure, that leads one to an occupation in which their job — essentially — is to sip on whisky....

Health experts raise concerns over cannabis drinks and lack of details from Ottawa

Published: 7Nov2017

Unlike alcohol, which kills bacteria and toxins, Lawrence Goodridge argues, integrating cannabis in the place of alcohol may require a very different production process. “Because cannabis is a...

La pollution est une tueuse en série

Published: 23Oct2017

Un décès sur six lui est attribuable chaque année […] « C’est la première fois que l’on conclut que la pollution environnementale est une cause si importante de décès », souligne le professeur...

The taste of the wines of California will be affected by the fire

Published: 18Oct2017

Although it does not destroy the vineyards, the smoke may well make the grapes unusable, warns David Wees, professor at the faculty of Agriculture of McGill University. “The biggest problem, it is...

Le goût des vins de Californie sera affecté par les incendies

Published: 17Oct2017

Après plus d’une semaine de brasiers, les flammes continuent de dévorer les vallées de Napa et Sonoma, sur la côte nord de la Californie, d’où sont issus les meilleurs crus américains. Plusieurs...

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