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Bombardier reputation hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

Bombardier is facing another blow to its reputation after one of its largest Canadian rail customers threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto.

McGill University management professor Karl Moore said ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a company that appears incompetent.

Read full article: Plant, November 7, 2016 

Published: 8Nov2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier’s largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

Metrolinx ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month.

McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent.

Published: 7Nov2016

Lower prices could be on the way with airline ownership announcement: airline analyst

A Canadian airline analyst says, theoretically, relaxed rules on airline ownership in this country will lead to more competition and lower prices.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced Thursday morning the federal Liberals’ to plan raise foreign ownership limits of airlines from 25 per cent to 49.

Karl Moore from McGill University in Calgary said Friday foreign investors don’t find the current 25 per cent ownership restriction very attractive.

Read full article: 630 CHED, November 4, 2016

Published: 7Nov2016

Fed-up Metrolinx threatens to cancel $770M Bombardier deal for LRT

Metrolinx has threatened to cancel a contract with Bombardier over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

Ontario’s regional transportation agency ramped up pressure on Bombardier by issuing a formal notice of intent to terminate its $770-million contract after the company missed a commitment to deliver a prototype by the end of last month.

Published: 7Nov2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx threatens to cancel deal

Bombardier is facing another blow to its reputation after one of its largest Canadian rail customers threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto.

McGill University management professor Karl Moore said ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a company that appears incompetent.

Read full article: Macleans, November 4, 2016 

Published: 7Nov2016

Cheaper fares could be coming if airline ownership rules change: airline analyst

A Canadian airline analyst says, theoretically, relaxed rules on airline ownership in this country will lead to more competition and lower prices.

Transport Minister Marc Garneau announced Thursday morning the federal Liberals’ to plan raise foreign ownership limits of airlines from 25 per cent to 49.

Karl Moore from McGill University in Calgary said Friday foreign investors don’t find the current 25 per cent ownership restriction very attractive.

Read full article: iNews880, November 4, 2016 

Published: 7Nov2016

Peintres Etudiants, a vos Risques

Bien des participants à ces programmes de franchises d’entreprises de peinture en sortent enchantés : ils font beaucoup d’argent et, en travaillant fort, apprennent plus en un été sur la gestion d’entreprise qu’en trois ans d’université, disent-ils.

Published: 7Nov2016

Bombardier reputation takes hit after Metrolinx ramps up pressure on rail deal

One of Bombardier's largest Canadian rail customers has threatened to cancel a contract over continued delays in delivering a prototype train in Toronto, handing another blow to the beleaguered company.

...McGill University management professor Karl Moore said the ongoing rail challenges make people a little nervous about giving funding to a firm that appears incompetent.

Read ful article: CTV News, November 4, 2016 

Published: 7Nov2016

Desautels MBA Delivers the Global Leadership Lecture in Sydney, Australia

Usman W. Chohan, a graduate of Desautels MBA in Strategy and Leadership (2014) delivered the 2015 Foreign Affairs Lecture in the Global Leadership Program (GLP) at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. The lecture was titled "The World Bank and the New Dynamics of Development", and drew on Mr. Chohan's WB experience to map the development field, particularly in the context of emergent institutions such as AIIB. The lecture was praised for its cultural context, appeal to a young audience, and breadth of content.

Published: 7Nov2016

La Conference Fashion Business Uncovered: On Y Sera!

Depuis quelques années, des étudiants de l’université McGill ont pris l’initiative d’organiser des journées conférences permettant aux passionnés de la mode d’échanger sur le sujet. Au menu cette année: présentations, tables rondes et séance de réseautage qui promettent d’en inspirer plus d’un! Une excellente occasion d’en apprendre plus sur l’industrie et de rencontrer des personnes clés pouvant donne run coup de main à notre carrière. Cette année, notre rédactrice en chef numérique (MOI !) fera même partie d’un panel de discussion sur la mode et la technologie.

Published: 4Nov2016

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