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MUNACA votes for action

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

The union representing McGill’s clerical staff has rejected the university’s latest offer tabled on November 26. At the same time they mandated a possible strike. The administration and the union are now entering conciliation talks.

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Daycare subsidy woes

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

The parents and staff of the McGill daycare have drafted an open letter to the provincial government protesting new regulations for subsidized childcare.

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Vinet's term as Provost renewed

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

Provost Luc Vinet has been appointed to a second five-year term. Hey, what happened to vice-principal (academic)?

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The business of world hunger

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

An American cow earns three dollars a day in subsidies, but half the world’s farmers earn less than two dollars a day. Indian food and trade policy analyst Devinder Sharma spoke at Macdonald campus about the inequities of the global trade system.

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Computing weather

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

Welcome to the new math: Martin Gander hopes to improve the number crunching behind the science of weather forecasting.

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Waste into want: rural innovations come to the city

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

Suzelle Barrington has developed a way to reduce the odour of farm waste, and she wants to bring her composting techniques to the city.

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New solutions crystallize for malaria research

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

Chemistry professor Scott Bohle has helped solve a medical mystery – how exactly anti-malaria drugs work. The breakthrough could help develop better treatments for a disease that infects 300-million people a year.

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Senate report

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

Senate discussed reducing the size of the Board of Governors.

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Town hall meeting

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

Managers vented their concerns at the annual MForum Town Hall.

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Cool times at the McConnell Arena

Thu, 2003-12-11 (All day)

Winter's here, so you might as well enjoy it, and where better than at the McConnell Winter Arena, where you can observe the art of driving a Zamboni.

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