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Nomination de nouveaux juges de paix

L'Ontario a nommé 14 nouveaux juges de paix à la Cour de justice de l'Ontario, avec effet au 6 avril 2016.

Published on : 31 Mar 2016

Why corporate social responsibility doesn’t help a company

 Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail talks with Timothy Deviancy from Leeds University. Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, 30 March, 2016 

Published on : 31 Mar 2016

What you thought you knew about diversity is wrong

As one of only two recruitment agencies that are also Stonewall members, diversity is an issue very close to the heart of our organisation. There is a huge decline in the portrayal of these issues as merely ‘tick boxes’ or HR matters alone, but it’s important that they must be championed from the top of an organisation all the way to the ground in order for them to thrive.

Published on : 31 Mar 2016

eQube Gaming Limited Announces New Chief Financial Officer

eQube Gaming Limited (TSX-V: EQG) (“eQube” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael D. Kahn as the Company’s new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). 

Published on : 30 Mar 2016

How government destroys parenthood: Reuven Brenner

Learning from their whooping crane failure? Birth rates in western countries have declined to far below replacement levels of 2.1. Why did these countries’ last few generations give up having kids?

Published on : 30 Mar 2016

Will Americans Ever Eat Insects for Food? Startups Say, ‘Yes, We Will!’

Aspire co-founder and COO Gabe Mott is a neuroscientist who never imagined he would be a cricket farmer. He is also a vegetarian, but he makes an exception for insects because he believes they are ethical, sustainable, and “a reasonable distribution of food.”   He absolutely gushed over the succulent calamari-texture and sweetness of the palm weevil his company supports in Ghana. 

Published on : 29 Mar 2016

Managing Upward: A Key Part Of Being A Really Useful Manager For Your People

The most important part of being a great boss is focusing on the people who work for you. Perhaps the second most important element is learning to effectively manage upward. Doing this well can be a great help to the people that work for you.

Published on : 29 Mar 2016

DESJARDINS - Le mouvement renforce son bureau de représentation en Europe

Dirigé depuis 2012 par Lucia Baldino, 
le Bureau de Représentation Desjardins Europe était déjà appuyé par Fabienne Campion et Côme de Bagneux au cours des dernières années. auprès de sociétés basées en Europe incluant le Crédit Agricole, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation et Eutelsat. 
Il possède, en outre, une bonne connaissance du Canada, grâce à un MBA en Finance & Commerce international de l’Université McGill et l’expérience acquise chez Bombardier Aéronautique à Montréal. 

Published on : 29 Mar 2016

McGill24 becomes most successful one-day university fundraiser in Canadian history

McGill University has announced that its recent McGill24 initiative is the most successful one-day fundraiser of its kind in Canadian university history. The school’s first-ever day of giving received nearly $800 K from over 1,600 donations, marking a rate of one donation for every 59 seconds within the 24-hour timeline. Donors reportedly gave to a number of initiatives across the university, including scholarships, entrepreneurship programs, research, and sustainability initiatives.

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Published on : 29 Mar 2016

Congratulations to the HM delegation!

Congratulations to Desautels' Happening Marketing delegation for its 5 podium wins! 1st place B2B Marketing - Jordan Bonneville, Rachel Burk, Karen Ye Relationship Marketing - Aarushi Kumar, Alexie Morin, Jochem Janssens  Marketing Strategy - Graydon Clerk, Kangni Chen, Wendy Lai Marketing Campaign - Manuel Gobeille-Leblanc, Hayley Lim, Joshua Phoon, Maripaz Fernandez 2nd place

Published on : 24 Mar 2016

Canadian education a bargain for U.S. students

Canada’s diminished dollar and the possible presidency of a pumped-up Trump have the potential to prompt U.S. business students to look north, especially those with dual citizenship. One student who’s already heard the call is dual citizen Deven Sanon, a winner of multiple scholastic awards in high school and university, who opted for McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal instead of Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, where he was accepted.

Published on : 24 Mar 2016

Canadian education a bargain for U.S. students

Canada’s diminished dollar and the possible presidency of a pumped-up Trump have the potential to prompt U.S. business students to look north, especially those with dual citizenship. One student who’s already heard the call is dual citizen Deven Sanon, a winner of multiple scholastic awards in high school and university, who opted for McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management in Montreal instead of Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh, where he was accepted.

Published on : 24 Mar 2016

When one degree just isn’t enough

In 2010, after graduating from McGill University in Montreal with an undergraduate degree in engineering, Shawn Errunza co-founded a biomedical device company whose software-based tools help rehabilitate victims of strokes and other injuries. But when the company, Jintronix, Inc., hit a rough patch, Mr. Errunza kept his options open by applying to medical school at McGill. “I realized I was building a virtual reality system for stroke victims but didn’t even know what a stroke was,” he says.

Published on : 24 Mar 2016

Pembroke co-founder Ian Soutar dies

Ian Soutar, a pillar of the Montreal investing community and active contributor to many Quebec charities and community organizations, has died, age 79. A McGill graduate in engineering who subsequently obtained a fellowship to study at the London School of Economics, Soutar was co-founder of Pembroke Management in 1968 with Neil Ivory, Clifford Larock and Scott Taylor.

Published on : 24 Mar 2016

Pourquoi les manufacturiers doivent augmenter leur productivité de 5 % par année

La tâche est douloureuse, mais indispensable, affirme Éric Tétrault, président des Manufacturiers et exportateurs du Québec (MEQ). Pour profiter pleinement du futur accord de libre-échange avec l'Union européenne, les entreprises québécoises doivent accroître leur productivité d'au moins 5 % par an au cours des 10 prochaines années. «C'est extrêmement ambitieux, il faut en être conscient. Mais je pose la question : avons-nous le choix ?» demande le patron des MEQ dans un entretien avec Les Affaires.

Published on : 24 Mar 2016