Bombardier has signed a deal that will see the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) invest $1.5 billion US in a newly created company that will hold the company's rail transportation business.
... Karl Moore, an associate professor at McGill University, said it's a solid business deal, with more upside than Quebec's investment in Bombardier's CSeries program.
Read full article: CBC News, November 19, 2015
Karl Moore explains why getting a piece of Bombardier’s rail business is a good deal for the Caisse.
Watch the interview: MSN, November 19, 2015
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Niggli as WADA's new Director General. Mr. Niggli, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014, succeeds long-standing Director General, David Howman, who has chosen not to seek a further extension of his mandate with WADA.
Raymond James Ltd., the Canadian arm of North American investment dealer Raymond James Financial, Inc., today announced that Glenn Gatcliffe has joined its Investment Banking team as Managing Director, Head of Consumer, Agriculture / Chemicals and Manufacturing.
Read full article: ABC NEWS 4, November 18, 2015
Ils sont dans la trentaine et sont très généreux. Mais ils refusent qu'on leur accole les étiquettes de philanthrope ou de mécène.
... À 22 ans, Pascal Lépine est devenu un entrepreneur à succès maintes fois célébré dans les médias. Mais en fondant Atypic, il ne se doutait pas que la philanthropie deviendrait pour lui un mode de vie.
Read full article: LaPresse, November 18, 2015
SAS, leader sur le marché de l’analytique, annonce la nomination de Patrick Xhonneux au poste de vice-président marketing pour SAS EMEA. Patrick Xhonneux a débuté sa carrière chez SAS voici déjà près de 22 ans et est une figure bien connue sur le marché belge.
Read full article: Informaticien, November 18, 2015
BMO Financial Group and Catalyst Canada have announced the launch of the BMO Millennial Leaders Advisory Council on Inclusion. The group is made up of 30 female student leaders from universities across Canada.
Departmental Seminar: Dr. Erwin Reisner - Re-wiring Photosynthesis for Efficient Solar Water Splitting
In natural photosynthesis, light is used for the production of chemical energy carriers to fuel biological activity.
Application deadline for the Degree Completion and Transfer program for International Dental Graduates (Quebec residents) and Transfer Students.
Application deadline for the Degree Completion and Transfer Program for International Dental Graduates (Quebec residents) and Transfer Students
Scientists and Clinicians at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital receive funding for ALS research
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge One Year Later
On November 19 2015, marking the anniversary of the announcement of the 2014 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge results and partnership between ALS Canada and Brain Canada, ALS Canada was at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, to announce the final recipients of their 2015 grant competition. Four researchers and clinicians at The Neuro were among those recipients for their groundbreaking work in the ALS research field.