Principal Heather Munroe-Blum pulled no punches in a speech to the Montreal Board of Trade in which she decried the fact that Quebec is ill-equipped to compete in the global knowledge society.
Quebec needs to develop concrete education, research and innovation goals and strategies tied to a clear timeline that will enable it to compete and prosper in the knowledge economy, Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University, told an audience at the Montreal Board of Trade today.
So what does Karl Moore do with a gathering of some of the world's top business minds? Why, he takes them bowling, of course.
Management guru Henry Mintzberg hosts the first ever International Masters for Health Leadership, the world's only such instruction for top-notch health leaders from around the globe.
The McGill-hosted Québec Lucide conference proved once again that few Quebecers pack 'em in like Lucien Bouchard.
"Canada should develop an intellectual property policy that lowers the cost to those conducting research and creation in Canada, making Canada an attractive location for investment in high technology industries," E. Richard Gold, director of McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy, writes in the October issue of Policy Options.
In a speech at McGill, former Quebec premier Lucien Bouchard urged Quebecers to pull together on a vision of the future that addresses Quebec's economic weaknesses and takes into account its financial and demographic realities. He said Quebec doesn't have to settle its constitutional questions before tackling its high taxes, debt and lagging economy.
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. To that end, the McGill Integrative Health Challenge Think Tank: Forging a Societal Action Plan in Preventing Childhood Obesity Around the World will be held October 26-27 at the Mount Royal Centre, 2200 Mansfield, across from the historic McGill University campus.
McGill University is pleased to announce a $1-million gift from Petro-Canada for undergraduate scholarships in the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Science and the Desautels Faculty of Management.
Pour un Québec Lucide, one year later.