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How do you create a perennial winner? Ask McGill's baseball team

Mon, 2016-11-07 13:15

"We've been lucky to have a lot of really good ball players, really good kids come through the program." Head coach Jason Starr
Read more: CBC News 

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Unregulated 'internet of things' industry puts us all at risk

Wed, 2016-10-26 12:34

"Back in the 1970s, for much of the 1980s, and even into the 1990s, it was hard to foresee just how integrated this far-flung global infrastructure would become with every aspect of our lives and thus have deep security implications." Gabriella Coleman, the Wolfe chair in scientific and technological literacy at McGill.

Read more: CBC News

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From election campaigns to dishonest monkeys: Why we're hard-wired to lie

Fri, 2016-10-21 13:18

According to McGill University's Victoria Talwar, there are two main categories of lies: deceptions that are motivated by self-interest and lies that are designed to benefit others. CBC News

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From ore mining to data mining: the economy of Western Labrador diversifies for the 21st Century

Tue, 2016-07-26 12:22

An item in today's CBC News reports on towns in Labrador West that are repositioning their economies for the 21st Century. These local economies once relied on mining minerals but are now housing data centres. The cheaper power and cooler air of the area make them ideal for data warehousing, since such centres use a lot of electricity and cause machines to heat up. Great North Data, a company based out of St.

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What does future hold for Laura clothing stores now that they are asking for creditor protection?

Fri, 2015-08-07 12:00

Professor Ken Lester talks about what the retailer Laura needs to do to survive in this market.

Listen to the interview: CBC News, August 5, 2015

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Drinking water ban

Fri, 2015-01-16 16:22

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