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6 reasons why the cyber crimes bill is a terrible idea

Article written by Afaque Riaz Ahmed, McGill MBA alumni. 

The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015, which could limit our internet freedom and jeopardise our economy’s ability to create jobs, will soon be tabled in the National Assembly, and there is a good chance that this bill will be passed. Yet, many among the public are still unsure how the bill is detrimental to our progress. So, here are six reasons why this bill needs to be defeated.

Published: 25Nov2015

Shatner beams up enough energy to fuel a starship

An Evening with William Shatner feels a lot like being beamed to another planet. Captain Kirk took the helm at Ottawa’s EY Centre last night, in a special ticketed fan event ahead of this weekend’s Ottawa Pop Expo. The energetic, eccentric 84-year-old, clad in a black leather jacket, came as advertised. Shatner looked like a man still fit for the captain’s chair. His one-man show was a stream-of-consciousness rumination on everything from Star Trek to Air Canada (“a test of your sanity”), from Pacific salmon to Twitter. 

Published: 25Nov2015

The challenges of managing a diverse workforce

This is Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University with Talking Management for The Globe and Mail. Today I am delighted to be in Vancouver sitting down with Neal Ashkanasy from the University of Queensland.

Published: 24Nov2015

CohnReznick Capital Markets Securities expands renewable energy team

Industry veteran, Nick Sangermano is Managing Director and Head of Corporate and Private Placements. Hw will lead CohnReznick Cap Markets’ efforts to further support its energy and other corporate clients’ needs for capital.

Read full article: Private Equity Wire, November 5, 2015

Published: 24Nov2015

QuickMobile Names David Smith as New CEO

QuickMobile, the global leader in enterprise mobile meeting and event apps, today announced the appointment of David Smith as Chief Executive Officer. A veteran technology leader with an extensive background in sales, marketing, product management and finance, Smith joins QuickMobile to lead the company through its next phase of growth.

Read full article: Financial Buzz, November 4, 2015

Published: 24Nov2015

Justin Trudeau: ‘Politics is supposed to be how we come together as a society’

Karl Moore is a professor of strategy and organization at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. In this exclusive interview he spoke with Liberal leader Justin Trudeau before he won the federal election on Oct. 19.

Read full interview: Financial Post, November 4, 2015


Published: 24Nov2015

Bombardier: Paul Tellier aurait fait le ménage plus tôt

Paul Tellier se dit très déçu que la direction de Bombardier (T.BBD.B) n'ait pas agi plus rapidement pour corriger le tir et remplacer son PDG. Et il croit qu'aujourd'hui, Alain Bellemare doit disposer de toute la latitude voulue pour manoeuvrer.

Read full article: LaPresse, November 4, 2015

Published: 24Nov2015

Five things you should know before you start your workday on Nov. 4

Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau promises change for the Canadian government when he’s sworn in today. Via Rail’s boss says plans for high-speed trains in the country are nonsensical. 
... Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau plans to usher in an inclusive and open government when he’s sworn in today. He discusses everything from his values to his father, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, in a Q&A with Karl Moore, a strategy professor in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

Published: 24Nov2015

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