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evenko Announces the First Edition of APEX

Montreal (QC), November 23, 2015 – evenko announced that its first edition of APEX will be held on February 24, 2016 at the Bell Centre Theatre. Presented by Desjardins Business in collaboration with Bell, and in partnership with the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal (BTMM), and Lavery Lawyers.

Published: 27Nov2015

McGill student-athletes merit 17 bursaries at FAEQ gala

Basketball players Mariam Sylla and Francois Bourque combined to received four of 17 bursaries awarded to McGill student-athletes, Wednesday, at the 30th annual Fondation de l’athlète d’excellence du Québec awards gala.

Read full article: McGill Reporter, November 26, 2015

Published: 27Nov2015

WCM Board of Directors Offer Congratulations to Jennifer Reynolds on Being Named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

The Board of Directors of Women in Capital Markets would like to congratulate Jennifer Reynolds, WCM President & CEO, on being named a Women’s Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. Launched in 2003, the Top 100 Awards celebrate the accomplishments of Canada’s top female leaders and serve to inspire current and future generations.

Published: 27Nov2015

Fortier calls for fostering young entrepreneurs

The last Innovation Report of the Conference Board of Canada brought encouraging news for Quebec and Canada. But we can do much better, McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier told the Montreal Council on Foreign Relations on Wednesday.

... Among the recent initiatives at McGill to foster entrepreneurship:

Published: 27Nov2015

Does cheap talk from a new CEO help the company?

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. I am delighted to sit down with Richard Whittington, a professor at the Said Business School at Oxford University.

Published: 27Nov2015

Du sang neuf au sein de la Corporation des lieux historiques de Pont-Rouge

La Corporation des lieux historiques de Pont-Rouge vient de dévoiler qu’elle a recruté quatre nouveaux administrateurs et, selon le président Marcellin Simard, « ces personnes possèdent une expertise en gestion qui permettra d’apporter une contribution significative à la gouvernance et l’essor de notre organisme ». Au conseil d’administration siège désormais Sylvie Germain. Elle est diplômée en commerce de l’Université McGill et a travaillé au sein de diverses sociétés d'État canadiennes, dont l’Office national du film.

Published: 27Nov2015

Dec. 5: 2015 Hult Prize @ McGill

On Saturday, Dec. 5, McGill is hosting Hult Prize @ McGill — the university-level competition for the prestigious Hult Prize. 

Published: 27Nov2015

Louise St-Pierre recognized as one of Canada's most powerful women - Cogeco Cable Canada's top executive is a WXN 2015 Top 100 Award Winner

Cogeco Cable Canada is proud to announce that President and Chief Executive Officer Louise St-Pierre has been named a Women's Executive Network (WXN) 2015 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. This prestigious distinction celebrates the incredible accomplishments of Canada's top female executive talent as well as their organizations and networks. Louise St-Pierre will be honoured in the Scotiabank Corporate Executives category during a gala celebration at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on November 26.

Published: 27Nov2015

Le Golden Pencil Award remis à Jean Gattuso

L'homme d'affaires Jean Gattuso, président et chef de l'exploitation d'Industries Lassonde, s'est vu décerner lundi soir le prestigieux Golden Pencil Award lors d'une cérémonie tenue à Toronto. Le Golden Pencil Award est accordé depuis 1957 à des professionnels du milieu de l'alimentation s'étant illustrés. Plus de 125 récipiendaires ont déjà mis la main sur cette distinction, la plus prestigieuse remise par l'industrie alimentaire au pays, mais à peine une dizaine de Québécois ont réussi cet exploit.

Published: 25Nov2015

Bombardier expects tough 2016 before transformation hits stride by 2020

Bombardier has warned of another challenging year in 2016 before the transformation it has launched, including cost-cutting efforts and shifts in production to low-cost centres, deliver a financial turnaround by 2020.
Karl Moore, professor at McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management, said Bellemare has demonstrated that he’s assembled a team of seasoned veterans who have developed a credible plan to propel the company forward now that public funding has eliminated worries about its survival.

Published: 25Nov2015