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Kelowna's Buntin to act as athlete ambassador for 2014 Skate Canada International

Olympian Craig Buntin returns home to Kelowna to act as the 2014 Skate Canada International Athlete Ambassador. ... Since retiring from skating in 2010, Buntin has completed an MBA at McGill University and worked as an entrepreneur. His most recent project is VeriSkate, a software app that is used to analyze the movements of figure skaters: how high they jump or throw, the distance the move travels, the speed at which it travels, the flow, the ice coverage.

Published on : 22 Sep 2014

Three student lawyers get scholarship boost from MDM

Three young student lawyers yesterday got a $5,000 boost after top law firm Marshall, Diel & Myers split its annual scholarship award between them. ... Ms [Alexis] Haynes, who has graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University, also Canada, later graduated from Queen Mary, University of London with a law degree and will now read for her legal practice certificate and Master’s degree in law at the University of Law in London.

Published on : 22 Sep 2014

Fait-on des aubaines aux boutiques hors taxes?

Un pied dans l'avion, l'autre dans l'aéroport, la directrice éditoriale des guides de voyage Frommer's passe certainement plus de temps à proximité des boutiques hors taxes que dans les centres commerciaux près de chez elle. Et pourtant, elle n'y fait jamais aucun achat.

Published on : 22 Sep 2014

The Scottish independence movement learned from Quebec's failed votes for separation

The first time was in 1980 when Quebec’s premier, René Lévesque, called for a provincial referendum on pursuing a negotiated secession from Canada. The key issue for the separatists was the preservation of the French language and culture.

Published on : 22 Sep 2014

Talking Management with Karl Moore: Building your brand in the era of digital marketing

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to Mitch Joel, who is the president of Twist Image, one of the top digital marketing firms in the world.

Published on : 17 Sep 2014

McGill comes in 21st in QS World University Rankings

McGill University and the University of Toronto might be neck-and-neck in the quest to be the top-ranked Canadian university in the world, but the real story in this year’s new QS World University Rankings has to be the surge of several other Canadian universities, including Université de Montréal, which jumped to 83rd in the world from 92nd last year.

Published on : 17 Sep 2014

MBA en 10 étapes

1. Est-ce le bon moment dans ma carrière? Même si leurs noms different parfois, les principaux programmes de MBA offerts dans les universités sont le MBA à temps plein, le MBA à temps partiel et le MBA pour cadres, ou Executive MBA (EMBA), qui s'adresse aux cadres expérimentés.  ... La moyenne pour les étudiants de l'Université McGill au MBA est de cinq ans. L'EMBA s'adresse à des personnes qui ont souvent déjà une fonction de cadre.

Published on : 09 Sep 2014

Comment utiliser le MBA pour faire évoluer sa carrière?

Ce qu'il faut savoir Toutes les universités addichent des chiffres pour montrer que l'obtention du MBA a permis à leurs étudiants de faire évoluer leur carrière de façon intéressante et rapide.  ... Pour les étudiants de McGill (2011-2012), le taux de placement trois mois après l'obtention du diplôme est, depuis les cinq dernieres années, supérieur à 90% en moyenne, précise Marie-José Beaudin, directrice exécutive du Centre de carrières de la Faculté de gestion Desautels de l'Université McGill. 

Published on : 09 Sep 2014

Where they are now

Tolulope Ilesanmi, MBA McGill University, 2005 Founder and Cleaner, Zenith Cleaners Cleaning, for most, is a chore. But for Tolulope Ilesanmi, it is a practice, a business, and an agent of social change.

Published on : 09 Sep 2014

America's Inmates -- Leadership Waiting to Be Unshackled

Article by Karl Moore There is a great deal of natural leadership locked up in America’s prison system. Many inmates have drive, a profit orientation, charisma, and a strong ability to influence. How can they turn those strengths into successful post-prison careers? In this post, we turn to Catherine Hoke, Founder and CEO of Defy Ventures, and learn how Defy is helping to do just that. 

Published on : 09 Sep 2014

Mégantic : se réinventer, après la crise

J’ai participé à la quatrième et dernière étape de la Tournée des entrepreneurs, hier, à Lac-Mégantic. Journée très différente de celle de Gaspé qui a rassemblé des entrepreneurs de Mégantic, mais beaucoup de gens de l’extérieur, également.

Published on : 09 Sep 2014

Empowering Women

Never underestimate the power of a woman. Now multiply that by 25 and you have the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce Business Women’s Alliance. Founded in 2006, the Business Women’s Alliance is a committee of the Citrus County Chamber of Commerce. Its mission is to empower and develop women through education, networking, mentoring and partnerships while promoting opportunities for all women throughout Citrus County.

Published on : 09 Sep 2014

Yamana Gold Announces Appointments to Board of Directors

YAMANA GOLD INC. (YRI.TO)(AUY) ("Yamana" or "the Company") today announced Christiane Bergevin and Jane Sadowsky have joined its Board of Directors ("the Board"). 

Published on : 08 Sep 2014

Talking Management with Professor Karl Moore: Tips to ensure you hire givers, not takers

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, talking management for The Globe and Mail. Today, I am delighted to speak to [management professor] Adam Grant from the Wharton School [at the University of Pennsylvania].

Published on : 08 Sep 2014

Extraordinary Pakistanis

It takes a certain type of courage to bite the hand that feeds you. Dr Shahid Qureshi is a fierce critic of the way business schools churn out graduates in Pakistan and elsewhere in the world. 

Published on : 08 Sep 2014