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Why impact investors don’t mind negative returns

Thu, 2015-08-27 13:00

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe & Mail. Today I am sitting down with James Tansey from the University of British Columbia.

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Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today!

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:58

Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, a five-day celebration of Cornwall’s vibrant culinary scene.
... Born and raised in Cornwall, Sebastien (Mani) Manigat has over 10 years of hospitality, marketing and event management experience. A recent graduate of McGill's MBA program, Mani has also completed the Restaurant Management program at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. 

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How a few ‘spoiler’ seats could topple the Conservatives

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:51

Henry Mintzberg is Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies at McGill University and the author of Rebalancing Society (2015)

This is written on behalf of Canada’s silenced majority – those of us who care deeply about our country but have been shut out by a government of micromanaged dogma. We consider Canada to be a nation of decency and balance, but for years we have been getting nastiness and bullying, alongside disrespect for basic democratic institutions.

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What the Chinese stock bust and US productivity decline have in common

Thu, 2015-08-27 12:46

Though it was recently announced that productivity in the US rose 1.3% from the previous quarter, Alan Greenspan is worried about the collapse in productivity: “I think it’s the most serious problem that confronts not only the United States but the world at large and more exactly the developed world especially. American productivity is not significantly different from zero growth in the last 6 or 8 quarters. 
... Reuven Brenner holds the Repap Chair at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management. The article draws on his Force of Finance (2001).

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Soup and Science

Mon, 2015-09-14 (All day) - Fri, 2015-09-18 (All day)
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

Undergraduate science students: Learn about cutting-edge research over lunch with cool profs. Soup and Science starts at 11:30 AM each day, September 14-18 2015. Seats are limited, so don't be late. Come for the soup; stay for the science!

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2015 TROTTIER SYMPOSIUM. A Question of Evidence: Vaccines, GMOs, and Cell Phones.

Mon, 2015-09-28 (All day) - Tue, 2015-09-29 (All day)
Price: Free admission, no reservations required.

In the Information Age, how can you discern legitimate science from cherry-picked data, opinion posing as fact, association confused with cause and effect, bogus advice from self-appointed experts, misused statistics, and even fraud?

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Global Environmental Health: From Cell to Society: Abstract Deadline

Tue, 2015-09-15 17:00

Do no  miss this unique opportunity to showcase your work or research on Global Environmental Health!  Selected posters will be presented on October 30  at the

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Deadline for Fall Travel Awards

Wed, 2015-09-30 17:00

The McGill Global Health Programs coordinates a variety of Award competitions to encourage students to grain experience in Global Health abroad.  We are now welcoming applications for all of our Fall Competitions.

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World’s first Group MOOC set to ignite global social change

Wed, 2015-08-26 16:03

For Immediate Release

World’s first Group MOOC set to ignite global social change

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“COLA LIFE” IMPLEMENTATION FILM SCREENING

Thu, 2015-11-05 18:00 - 20:00
McIntyre Medical Building : Meakins Amphitheater, Room 521, 3655, Promenade Sir William Osler, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Save the Date!

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