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The Canadian Shopping Mall: Neither Canadian Nor A Mall, Anymore

Tue, 2014-07-15 16:41

There was a time when the Canadian shopping mall was more than a mecca for consumer culture. It was a community space that functioned as an exercise circuit for seniors, a fun escape for moms on maternity leave and the default weekend hangout for teenagers.

Source Site: /desautels

Supreme Court rules Walmart broke Quebec labour code by closing store

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:10

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Walmart violated Quebec’s labour code when it closed a store in Jonquiere, Quebec after workers tried to unionize it.

Source Site: /desautels

Petrocultures 2014: Oil, Energy, and Canada’s Future

McGill Institute for the Study of Canada’s annual conference examines how oil and energy shape our national identity
Tue, 2014-01-21 14:23

Contact Information

Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514.398.6754
Source Site: /newsroom

What does it mean to be a Muslim woman in Canada today?

Thu, 2014-01-23 16:00 - 17:30
Education Building : Room 216, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Canadian Muslim women speak on the Quebec Charter and Other Challenges: Perspectives on Identity, Civic Participation and Gender Issues

This public seminar will provide a glimpse into the lives of Muslim women to illustrate how they are navigating through the challenges arising from the current developments in the social and political spheres as active members of the Canadian society. The seminar will commence with brief talks by three invited speakers, followed by an interactive discussion session.


Contact Information

Contact: Anila Asghar
Organization: Department of Integrated Studies in Education
Source Site: /dise

Canadians lukewarm about protection of human rights

McGill expertise in human rights informs survey by Trudeau Foundation
Thu, 2013-11-21 16:24

Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom

Canadian Studies and Values Education: a Teaching Experience in Cuban Universities, a talk by Professor Manuel Velázquez León

Mon, 2013-10-28 12:00 - 13:00
McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Building : 3463 Peel

A presentation of class experiences dealing with Canadian studies. Most of the reflections obtained come from debates with several generations of university students about poems, short stories or historical events involving Canadian culture. For more than thirty years, Professor León has been teaching studies of English-speaking cultures, including courses on the history and literature of Canada.

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Sébastien Caquard - Mapping Contemporary Canadian Cinematographic Territories

Fri, 2012-11-02 15:00 - 16:30
Burnside Hall : 426, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0B9

Co-­sponsored by the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment.

Contact: benjamin [dot] forest [at] mcgill [dot] ca