Dept. of Political Science news
The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) is pleased to announce that Rt. Hon. Joe Clark, former Prime Minister of Canada and Professor of Practice for Public-Private Sector Partnerships at McGill's Centre for Developing-Area Studies, will deliver the public lecture, The World Needs More Canada, at 4:00 p.m. on September 25th, at McGill's Faculty Club.
The Consultation Commission on Accommodation Practices Related to Cultural Differences in Quebec Society has begun its cross-province hearings in 17 Quebec communities. The commission is headed by McGill philosophy professor Charles Taylor and sociologist Gérard Bouchard. We suggest the following sources for your coverage of this story and all ongoing coverage of the commission:
On September 15, Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of the coalition forces in Iraq, and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker will deliver their progress report on the war in Iraq to the United States Congress and the White House. We suggest some McGill experts for your coverage of this story and all ongoing coverage of Iraq.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law will co-host Aviation Safety, Security & the Environment: The Way Forward, a major worldwide conference and exhibition to take place September 14 to 16, 2007, at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.
Following an announcement on June 28, 2007, by Quebec Education Minister Michelle Courchesne, McGill University’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Heather Munroe-Blum, has expressed satisfaction that the freeze on tuition fees will be lifted.