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[Canada-China Youth Business Forum] William Polushin, Founder & President of AMAXIS Inc.

Canada William Polushin is Founder and President of AMAXIS Inc. He is also Founding Director of the Program for International Competitiveness, and a Lecturer in international business at the Desautels Faculty of Management.Watch video: Freenewspos

Published on : 12 Jun 2014

Is Strategic Philanthropy Yesterday’s News?

As I read the lead article in the latest issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, “Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World,” by John Kania, Mark Kramer, and Patty Russell, I tried to imagine what it would feel like to do so from the vantage point of the director of a small nonprofit.

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

变化大 加拿大航空10大新体验

近日,加拿大2家最大航空公司均透露,随着夏季来临,航空旅游需求上升强劲,5月客流量增长超航空公司新增载客能力,航班经常满员。不断引进的新技术, 以及联邦政府对相关规定的修订,许多空中飞人已经开始发觉,现在航空公司从检票到行李安检都与过去有所不同。 ... 信用卡随时随地支付这一特点,使得机舱文化和空服人员职责也相应发生改变。麦吉尔大学教授摩尔(Karl Moore)说,航空公司想办法赚钱,现在空服随之多了机上出售餐点和免关税物品的职责,必要时还出售紧急过道座位。Read full article (in Chinese): Epoch Times

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

Ottawa researcher hopes bugs can address global food insecurity

Gabe Mott is spending the summer in Mexico, where the company he's part of is trying to figure out how to industrialize the production of insects — or micro-livestock — to address global food insecurity.

Published on : 11 Jun 2014

CORRUVEN, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers

On or about June 6, 2014, Mr. Denis Duguay officially resigned from his positions as Secretary, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company.

Published on : 10 Jun 2014

El fenómeno de las estrategias emergentes

Por Jerko Juretic. Si usted le pregunta a cualquier persona de su empresa qué es una estrategia, la mayoría le respondería que es un plan de acción elaborado por la alta dirección. ... En 1978, el experto en management, Henry Mintzberg, propuso que la estrategia también podía ser entendida como un patrón consistente de acciones en el tiempo, desarrollada de manera intencional -o no- por una compañía. 

Published on : 10 Jun 2014

The Importance of Integrative Thinking

I can still remember when I got into McGill University as an undergraduate in the Arts program. I couldn’t switch my status from “undeclared” quick enough. I knew what I was going to study—I was going to major in psychology. I had taken an AP Psychology (Advanced Placement) class in Grade 11 and had been itching for more ever since. Over time, many of my peers followed suit. In fact, in my year, for many students, psychology became that major you declared when you really weren’t sure what you wanted to do.

Published on : 09 Jun 2014

McGill turns to crowdfunding for donations

McGill University is taking a new approach to online fundraising. The university’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) has launched Seeds of Change, an online crowdsourcing platform. Prospective donors will be able to see details on specific initiatives and choose which projects they would like to support.

Published on : 09 Jun 2014

Prix D'Excellence Winners 2014 - Desautels wins Gold for Best Institutional Annual Report

The PRIX D’EXCELLENCE is the annual awards program of the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, recognizing outstanding achievements in alumni affairs, public affairs, communications, marketing, development, advancement services, stewardship, student recruitment and overall institutional Advancement.Category 13: Best Institutional Annual Report GOLDMcGill University: Desautels Faculty of ManagementDesautels Impact Report

Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Canadian startup banks on bugs as ‘the new sushi’

Mohammed Ashour dreams of a world where gourmet grasshoppers are devoured by urban professionals, where savoury palm weevils are slurped back as delicacies.

Published on : 06 Jun 2014

Eric Muller rejoint le cabinet De Pardieu Brocas Maffei en qualité d’associé

Pour renforcer son équipe corporate Fusion & Acquisition, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei a fait appel à Eric Muller.

Published on : 05 Jun 2014

McNicoll continues McGill tradition with Guy Lafleur Award

In what is becoming an annual rite of spring, McGill’s Cedric McNicoll has won the Guy Lafleur Award of Excellence as the Quebec university player who combines hockey excellence with academic success and citizenship.

Published on : 05 Jun 2014

Why efforts against obesity aren’t working

Obesity rates continue to skyrocket around the world. The Lancet medical journal recently reported that the number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013, despite public health campaigns and other measures that promote healthy eating and exercise.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

Christine Lagarde, Joe Oliver, Christian Noyer, Lawrence H. Summers, Jean-Claude Trichet, Philippe Couillard and Several other Political and Economic Leaders to Open the 20th Conference of Montreal

Organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the 20th edition of the Conference of Montreal will begin on June 9, 2014, under the theme of “Economy, Governance and Pension“.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014

06-04-14 Say it Again and Again

Your strategy to accomplish great results personally, at home and at work has the best chance of success if you invest in it, live it out, and communicate it widely. How often do you hear of plans that are promised but never even attempted? Those are strategies with no life; they are not authentic. Remember, all those implicated in a strategic plan and its actions ought to know it, have the opportunity to embrace it, and promote it.

Published on : 04 Jun 2014