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All Night Long: A Roundtable Discussion on Night and Cultural Neighbourhoods in Montreal

Thu, 2013-09-26 12:30 - 15:00
POP Montreal Headquarters : 3450 St. Urbain

Thursday, September 26 - All Night Long:  A Roundtable Discussion on Night and Cultural Neighbourhoods in Montreal, part of Pop Montreal Symposium, with Simon Brault, president of Culture Montreal, Bernie Houde, former member of Lesbians on Ecstasy and owner of Alexanderplatz and Le Pick-Up, Laurent Saulnier, VP of Nuit Blanche de Montreal, and Will Straw.

3450 St. Urbain, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm.  RSVP: inscription [at] culturemontreal [dot] ca (inscription [at] culturemontreal [dot] ca)

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Learning a new language alters brain development

Thu, 2013-08-29 10:16

Scientists at The Neuro find important time factor in second-language acquisition

The age at which children learn a second language can have a significant bearing on the structure of their adult brain, according to a new joint study by the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital - The Neuro at McGill University and Oxford University. The majority of people in the world learn to speak more than one language during their lifetime. Many do so with great proficiency particularly if the languages are learned simultaneously or from early in development.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro

The Green Gide to Saving Money

Tue, 2013-04-09 18:00 - 21:00

The Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program (PACE) at McGill University's School of Continuing Studies is presenting an exciting workshop entitled "The Green Gide to Saving Money" this April.

PACE is an innovative new program at McGill which presents a wide array of artistic and cultural lectures, workshops and performances throughout the year.  All sessions are open to the entire Montreal community.  We are also always on the lookout for new workshop ideas and possible collaborations!

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Aboriginal Awareness Week

Mon, 2012-09-24 (All day) - Fri, 2012-09-28 (All day)

Various Times

McGill University’s Aboriginal Awareness Week is designed to increase awareness at McGill about Aboriginal peoples in Canada. The week honours the many Aboriginal cultures across the country including the Métis, 

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