In the Habs lineup was Mathieu Darche, a 2000 McGill BCom graduate from St. Laurent, Que., who assisted on the game's first goal and was also on the ice for his team's last goal. Darche is the 10th McGill player to skate in the NHL.
Two well-known business leaders (and McGill Management alumni) figure in the Canadian Business Hall of Fame's 33rd. Class of Inductees: Aldo Bensadoun, BCom’64, founder and CEO of national and international shoe retailer Aldo Group Inc., and Seymour Schulich, MBA’65, president of Nevada Capital Corp. Ltd., Toronto.
McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management has taken the top spot in Canada for a Universal Business School with major international influence (5 Palmes) according to the Eduniversal Ranking 2010. This is the third year in a row in which the Desautels Faculty has secured the number 1 spot.
McGill grads Aaron David (BA’06) and Paul Arlin (BCom’07) started Campus Vacations, a student travel company, while they were students in university.
«You're fired! - Vous êtes renvoyée!» Stéphanie Castagnier, première candidate québécoise de l'émission américaine The Apprentice, s'est-elle fait servir la célèbre phrase de Donald Trump? La volubile et expressive blonde reste muette.
Desautels undergraduate student Daniel Novak was interviewed on Gerald Fillion's Radio-Canada show RDI économie Thursday, August 26, and on Radio-Canada International about his recent Globe and Mail and La Presse opinion pieces with Desautels Professor Karl Moore arguing that Montreal is an excellent place to have a global career.
BCom Students and Former Dobson Cup Winners Named Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) 2010 Student Entrepreneur Quebec Champions
Daniel Cohen and Mark Sadaka are co-owners of Sentrig, which offers marketers an innovative technology for promoting their products: a backlit billboard that doubles as a mirror when someone stands in front of it. They are also full-time students at McGill University. The two men were named Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE) 2010 student entrepreneur Quebec champions.
"It's time for Canada to boldly go where no country has gone before. It's time for Canada to appoint the incomparable William Shatner to the position of Governor General. Indeed, it's time to Back the Shat." So opens the Facebook page to "Help nominate William Shatner for Governor General of Canada". The movement has garnered 12,319 [16,000] fans since its start in late March.
Marc Bajramovic (BCom 1999, MBA 2002) and business partner Oren Tessler (BSc 1998, MBA 2005, MDCM 2005) pitched their business plan - to market a mouse designed to reduce repetitive stress injuries - to investors on the reality show Dragons' Den. [...] Tessler and Bajramovic persuaded two of the five "Dragons" to invest $75,000 for a 15-per-cent stake in the business.