For those interested in the last 150 years of Montreal history - its cultural development, its changing religious complexion, the role of wealth and the voice of the poor, the importance of the landscape - there is no better institution to study than Mount Royal Cemetery. McGill history professor Brian Young, who earlier gave us The Making and Unmaking of a University Museum, on the McCord, here gives us a remarkably colourful and lively social document.
Althea Douglas has written a useful book for anyone with a surplus of dusty, musty "treasures" hiding in attics, basements or crawlspaces.
Early Evening Pieces is Marianne Bluger's eighth collection of poetry, nine poems that, with simplicity and grace, describe mundane events such as highway driving and the onset of winter as things of beauty.
This debut CD features all original compositions from drummer and McGill Jazz Studies graduate Jon McCaslin, BMus'99, MMus'02. Yet another example of some of the outstanding talent coming out of the jazz program at McGill, McCaslin's quintet features some of the city's best young players on melodic and swinging contemporary jazz.
At the end of the nineteenth century, a McGill student stole a document from Dean of Law John Abbott's office, and brought on the resignation of Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald.
Montreal Matters 2003 and McGill will explore the topic of "home" and what it means to Montrealers.
Nicholas Kasirer to be the next Dean of Law.
McGill's 2003 Centraide Campaign aims to surpass last year's donation total of $252,822. From October 1 to December 1, McGill students, staff, alumni and faculty are asked to give generously to help the University raise $270,000 for Centraide. Special fundraising events are also in the works.
The persistent efforts of his wife, Monia Mazigh, were a big factor in helping to free Maher Arar, a Syrian-born Canadian , from a Damascus prison where he had been held for nearly a year without charges.
An infectious diseases specialist and research fellow at McGill University, Dr Mona Loutfy, led the discovery of what may be the most promising lead yet in the fight against SARS.