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A handful of US companies are trying to grow insects people will want to eat

Mon, 2015-09-28 10:47

It’s hard to hear anything over the chirping. Cardboard boxes filled with egg cartons and sheets of plastic buzz with thousands of young-adult crickets calling out to one another to mate.
... Gabriel Mott, the chief operating officer of Aspire Food Group, yells above the noise and points inside one of the boxes. “You see the one with the wings?” he asks. “That’s a female. They get their wings at their final stage.”

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How to Breed a Tasty Cricket

Fri, 2015-09-25 18:15

It’s hard to hear anything over the chirping. Cardboard boxes filled with egg cartons and sheets of plastic buzz with thousands of young-adult crickets calling out to one another to mate. The brush of the insects’ legs against the various surfaces sounds like hail on a tin roof. Their feed, which sits on top of the cartons on paper plates, looks like a cross between sawdust and sand.

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Beakerhead festival attendees to dine on crickets

Thu, 2015-09-17 09:59

Many people would gag at the thought of snacking on crickets. But on Wednesday, the brave crew on the Calgary Eyeopener gave them a try and unanimously decided the insects actually taste like sunflower seeds.

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LifeSciences BC announces new Board of Directors leadership at AGM

Fri, 2015-09-11 11:08

The Board of Directors of LifeSciences BC announced today at their Annual General Meeting, thatJames P. Hatton Q.C. has been appointed new Chairman of the LifeSciences BC Board of Directors. 

It was also announced that Nancy Harrison, Board of Director member since 2012, will take over as Vice Chair.

Read full article: Money News, September 9, 2015

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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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Is this video software company set to take hockey analytics to the next level?

Wed, 2015-08-19 10:16

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data.
... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

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Homecoming 2015

Thu, 2015-10-22 (All day) - Sun, 2015-10-25 (All day)
Bronfman Building : 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

We invite alumni with degree years ending in 5 and 0 to reconnect and reminisce, share accomplishments, and celebrate achievements at Homecoming on October 22 - 25, 2015.

Desautels Homecoming Events:

Friday, October 23 at 4:00pm
Social Economy Initiative Keynote Address

Friday, October 23 at 4:30pm
Faculty Tours

Friday, October 23 at 5:00pm
Desautels' Reconnect Reception

Friday, October 23 at 7:00pm
Gerts Pub Night
Gerts Student Bar, 3480 McTavish Street

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Open House 2015

Sun, 2015-10-25 10:00 - 16:00

The Desautels Faculty of Management looks forward to welcoming you to McGill University's Open House on Sunday, October 25, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Prospective students (undergraduate, graduate and doctoral) will have the opportunity to learn more about what the Desautels has to offer both inside and outside the classroom.

BCom Information Sessions: 

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OnMobile Global Limited ("OnMobile") today announced the results for First Quarter FY2016 ended June 30, 2015

Thu, 2015-08-13 09:32

OnMobile Global Limited ("OnMobile") today announced the results for First Quarter FY2016 ended June 30, 2015.
... Pascal Tremblay is currently President, Managing Partner of Novacap. He holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Sherbrooke and an MBA from McGill University.

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Just in: At Cleveland, it’s new Canadian for old

Thu, 2015-08-06 12:23

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced a successor to its retiring executive director, Gary Hanson... He’s to be succeeded by André Gremillet, a Quebecois who has previously managed the symphony orchestras of New Jersey and Melbourne, Australia.

Read full article: Slipped Disc, August 3, 2015

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