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TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: New chief executive for Nation Group

Mon, 2015-08-24 09:55

Port of spain ONE Caribbean Media Group chief executive Dawn Thomas has announced the appointment of Anthony Shaw to the position of chief executive at the Nation Group in Barbados, effective September 1.

Read full article: Entorno Inteligente, August 19, 2015

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Nouveau conseiller juridique à la Société Générale

Mon, 2015-08-24 09:53

Me Marc-Antoine La Rochelle devient conseiller juridique principal au sein de l’institution bancaire la Société Générale. Il se spécialise en services financiers et bancaires, droit immobilier, commerce en gros, financement de franchises et d’équipement. Diplômé en commerce de l’Université McGill en 1994 et en droit de l’Université d’Ottawa en 1997, il détient également un certificat en droit minier de la Faculté de droit Osgoode.

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TONY BEST: Proud to be a banker

Mon, 2015-08-24 09:38

There are some places Wayne Griffith knows like the back of his hand.
... Griffith brought a wealth of knowledge and experience in the financial services industry to his new position at RBC. A graduate of Concordia University in Montreal, the Bajan holds a Bachelor’s degree of commerce and a number of other financial planning designations from Concordia, the Canadian Securities Institute, the Institute of Canadian Bankers and McGill University’s Executive Institute.

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Quebec company developing a legal alternative to Uber

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:00

Taxi companies are playing catch-up in the battle for a smartphone presence. A Quebec company is developing its own app to allow taxi customers to order a cab from their phone, to track its location while en route and allow them to pay via their phone as well.
... “Uber has such a strong presence here already and has sort of become the market leader all of a sudden. Whether the taxi companies can get that back with this app will be interesting to see.” – says Jui Ramaprasad.

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Making Your Passion Pay

Fri, 2015-08-21 10:32

When British entrepreneur Oliver Proudlock visited France for a ski season he didn’t expect to sell a chalet and begin his start-up journey. Here is his story... 
“I sold a small guest house in the French Alps for a friend a little over half a decade ago and stumbled upon a business model that really worked. I’d begun with a three-bedroom chalet in 2009, perched above the town of Chamonix, offering catered accommodation during the winter ski season and turning into a backpackers lodge once the snow had melted... "

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Montreal Is The Best Student City In Canada, Says QS Top Universities

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:21

Choosing a post-secondary school is one of life's most important decisions. But Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Top Universities is making the choice a little easier for anyone who's considered studying in Montreal. 

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McGill X-1 Demo Day

Wed, 2015-09-09 17:00 - 21:00
Club Soda : 1225 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal, QC H2X 2S6

The McGill X-1 Accelerator is an intensive 10-week summer program to learn the skills to become better entrepreneurs from June 15 to September 9.

Demo Day is an event presented by the McGill Dobson Centre for Entrepreneurship where 8 teams will be pitching their companies to the McGill community and to the broader Montreal startup ecosystem.

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Sustainable Production and Circular Economy

Thu, 2015-09-10 17:30 - 19:00
Trottier Building : Room 1090, 3630 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C6

The growing demand for new products coupled with the rise in consumption in developing economies are straining the environment around the world. The major cause of continued deterioration in the global environment is unsustainable consumption and production, particularly in industrialized countries.  However, there is strong evidence that transitioning to a sustainable economy and circular economy can lead to higher economic growth while reducing the impact on the environment. 

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RETScreen: Cleaner Energy Decisions

Fri, 2015-08-28 17:30 - 19:00
McConnell Engineering Building : Room 13, 3480 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E9

RETScreen, Natural Resources Canada's clean energy management software, helps businesses and governments alike to make cleaner energy decisions.

Used by over 442,000 people all over the world, taught in over 600 universities and colleges, available in 36 languages and developed in collaboration with NASA, the United Nations and the World Bank, RETScreen has already saved its users well over $8 billion and is making its mark in the fight against climate change.

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« Le G20 des jeunes sera un grand partage des meilleures pratiques partout dans le monde »

Wed, 2015-08-19 14:19

Entrevue 60 secondes— Vous représenterez le Canada au Sommet de l’Alliance des jeunes entrepreneurs du G20 à Istanbul, du 7 au 9 septembre prochain. 

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