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Understanding the YOLO Generation

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Millennials are bold, inquisitive, ambitious and adept. If this demographic had the chequing accounts to match, they’d be a marketer’s dream. Unfortunately, they’re totally broke.

Youth unemployment rates are grim (14.1%), and many bright-eyed young graduates will stay jobless and deep in debt for a long time (the average Canadian university student takes 14 years to pay off their loan).

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Credit for Home-Support Services for Seniors

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

There is a Quebec refundable tax credit for expenses relating to home-support services for the 2012 filing year that is available to seniors over the age of 70.

The tax credit is designed to make it easier for you to remain in your home so that you do not have to move into an establishment that is part of the public health and social services network or so you can delay such a move.

-Article by Mike Dellar

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Want to Keep Younger Employees? You've Got to Play by Their Rules

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University speaks to Brian Fetherstonhaugh (BCom'79), CEO and Chairman of OgilvyOne in New York City.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 23, 2013

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Running Rural Estate Was Step into New World

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Few people have the confidence to apply for a job - especially a high-level position - without meeting the main criteria for the role. But John Varley (IMPM'00) did and was offered the job.

He then suffered two or three sleepless nights agonising over whether to accept it.

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Air Canada Negotiating Code-Share Deal with Etihad

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Air Canada is negotiating a code-share agreement with a Gulf carrier rival that flies long-haul routes to the Middle East.
The airline announced Thursday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Etihad Airways, whose hub is in Abu Dhabi, for a code-share agreement on routes between the United Arab Emirates and Canada.

... McGill University professor Karl Moore said the code-share agreement helps Air Canada continue its goal of becoming a global airline, drawing passengers who will fly through Toronto to other destinations.

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TELUS President & Chief Executive Officer, Darren Entwistle Speaks Out: Innovation & Mentorship

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance issued the following news release: Please take five minutes to view the video of TELUS President & CEO, Darren Entwistle (MBA'88), who was interviewed recently by Hart Hillman, CATA National Leadership Council member, on the importance of innovation and mentorship to creating Canada's competitive innovation nation.

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Global Business Education Awards 2012

Tue, 2013-04-30 17:15

As talent pools shift across different industries and workers aim to better their value to future and current employers, business education has never been more important. Last year we witnessed a fundamental increase in the number of business school applicants, and greater pressure on the industry to up the standard. With that in mind, European CEO looked at business schools the world over to construct its 2012 Global Business Education Awards. Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is ranked 'The Most Innovative Business School in Canada.'

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Lean In: Two Lessons Men Can Learn from Sheryl - Mainly, Lean Out

Mon, 2013-05-06 10:01

It seems everyone is reading Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In – many, like ourselves, are men. What big takeaways are there for men in Lean In? Two come to mind and they can be summarized as Lean Out and one, Lean In. Let us explain.

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Desautels Students' Concept of Solving Urban Hunger with Diet of Crickets Scores Big Points in Social Entrepreneurship Contest

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:59

A world without hunger could mean a world with a lot more crickets, according to a team of MBA students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.  

...This year's social issue, personally selected by former President Clinton, is centered on the global food crisis in urban slums, affecting more than one billion people worldwide. Mohammed Ashour, McGill's team captain, said his idea was base solely on the concept of insect consumption.

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Alan Desnoyers prend du galon chez BMO Harris

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:57

Alan Desnoyers (BCom'85) a été promu vice-président et directeur général pour le Québec de BMO Banque privée Harris. M. Desnoyers, qui dirigera une équipe d'une centaine de personnes, sera responsable de la mise en oeuvre de la stratégie globale de cette entité qui offre aux plus fortunés des services bancaires et fiduciaires, ainsi que des services de gestion de placement, de planification successorale et philanthropiques.

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