Recent reports say Canada is near the bottom of NATO countries in military spending, equipment is outdated and capabilities limited. To find out how well armed our forces really are, we turned to historian and military expert Professor Desmond Morton. He's written several dozen books on this nation's military and social history, labour and industrial relations, and politics. A graduate of Royal Military College who served in the Canadian Army for ten years, he was founding director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.
Don Meehan is one of the most powerful players' agents in the world of professional hockey. Meet the man who looks after some of your favourite stars.
With so much on-campus history and heritage architecture, McGill has many familiar sights, nooks and crannies that get overlooked by passersby. In this photo essay, we move in for a closer view.
McGill's sport therapists are on the cutting edge of sports medicine.
A personal look at South Africa ten years after the collapse of apartheid finds much to celebrate and much work still to be done.
John and Nancy Kellett opened up their home to 100 McGill alumni and friends for the McGill Alumni Association of Toronto's Annual General Meeting and Garden Party held on June 11. The cake shown here was emblazoned with the McGill crest and motto, Grandescunt aucta labore (By work, all things increase and grow).
The Brome-Missisquoi branch held their annual dinner in July at the Auberge West Brome with guest speaker, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum. Pictured here are Brome-Missisquoi Alumni Association branch president and event chair Sue Winsor, the Principal, and Bill Barakett, BSc'67, MDCM'71.
The Faculty of Law hosted an evening in New York in June with guest speaker Mort Zuckerman, BA'57, BCL'61, editor-in-chief and publisher of U.S. News and World Report. The event was attended by more than 100 McGill alumni, including Principal Emeritus Bernard Shapiro, BA'56, LLD'88, a longtime friend of Zuckerman. The publisher, who is also a Trustee of the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies, spoke on the topic of "International Security, Peace and Human Rights."
Members of the Engineering '62 Reunion Class Gift Committee, who raised $300,000 to equip three "intelligent" classrooms in the new Lorne M. Trottier Building, took a tour of the building still under construction. The special classrooms will be decked out with information technology teaching tools like digital smartboards. The Class of 1962 also funded an undergraduate scholarship in Engineering.
Chicago-area grads enjoyed a tour of the Chicago Tribune newspaper offices in June. Pictured in the editorial conference room of the 150-year-old publication are Glenn Casbourne, BEng'80, Cristine Santos Casbourne, Jon Anderson, BCL'59, Pamela Anderson, and Les Jackson, BCom'80.