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Ontario co-op movement could use a legislative leg-up

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:32

Despite member-controlled and community-centric businesses gaining much appeal and generating billions in revenue, laws that govern co-ops in Ontario are strikingly outdated and restrictive.

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Yes, Virginia, studying literature can win you a Rhodes scholarship

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:29

To win a Rhodes Scholarship, perhaps the world’s most prestigious academic award, a student must demonstrate an unusual array of talents, excelling not only academically, but in extracurriculars, arts and “moral force of character.”

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Osisko Appoints Francoise Bertrand to Board of Directors

Mon, 2014-12-01 14:22

Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd (“Osisko” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:OR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Françoise Bertrand to its Board of Directors.

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Desautels x SPCA: Kitten Stress Relief Day

Thu, 2014-12-04 12:00 - 16:00
Bronfman Building

Final exams are quickly approaching and your stress level is rising. We have the purrrrrrfect solution for you.

The Desautels Faculty of Management and the SPCA Montreal are bringing kittens to Bronfman for a stress relief session Thursday, December 4th. Five kittens will be present in Room 011 from 12:00 to 4:00pm.

Come join us to indulge in a bit of kitten therapy but please be aware that it is mandatory to sanitize your hands before playing with any kittens because they can easily get sick.

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How Far Down Do You Define Deviancy in Ferguson?

Fri, 2014-11-28 12:29

The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s celebrated phrase “defining deviancy down” first appeared in a 1993 essay in The American Scholar. “I proffer the thesis,” wrote Moynihan, “that, over the past generation…the amount of deviant behavior in American society has increased beyond the levels the community can ‘afford to recognize’ and that, accordingly, we have been re-defining deviancy so as to exempt much conduct previ

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McGill student-athletes merit 17 scholarships at Quebec Foundation awards gala

Fri, 2014-11-28 12:16

Mariam SyllaCedric McNicoll and Katia Clement-Heydra highlighted a group of 17 athletes from McGill University to receive bursaries doled out Tuesday at the 29thannual Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence awards gala, held at the Sheraton Laval.

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Firms’ Social Media Efforts, Consumer Behavior, and Firm Performance

Fri, 2014-11-28 10:53

Authors: Sunghun Chung, Animesh Animesh, Kunsoo Han and Alain Pinsonneault 

ICIS 2014 Proceedings, December 15, 2014.

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Return on Investment in Electronic Health Records in Primary Care Practices: A Mixed-Methods Study

Fri, 2014-11-28 10:16

Authors: Yeona Jang, Michel A Lortie, & Steven Sanche

Publication: JMIR Medical Informatics2(2), e25.

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Background: The use of electronic health records (EHR) in clinical settings is considered pivotal to a patient-centered health care delivery system. However, uncertainty in cost recovery from EHR investments remains a significant concern in primary care practices.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: Why communication is key for virtual teams

Thu, 2014-11-27 11:37

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 speak to JoAnne Yates from MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology].

JoAnne, what have you learned in your research about virtual teams?

Read full article: The Globe and Mail, November 25, 2014

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Clothing retailer Simons to open new stores in Mississauga, B.C., Alberta

Thu, 2014-11-27 11:34

Mississauga will soon be home to the largest of five new Simons stores scheduled to open across Canada, marking only the second time the company has set up shop outside Quebec.

Local shoppers unfamiliar with Simons can expect a family feel across the chain, said Robert Mackalski, a brand expert and faculty lecturer at McGill University.

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