By Karen Seidman, Montreal Gazette, April 26, 2016 :
"Every semester, McGill University faculty lecturer Anita Nowak challenges her students to come up with projects for her social entrepreneurship and social innovation class based on a theme that she finds particularly timely and relevant.
For this semester, it was helping Syrian refugees integrate into Canadian society.
Are you an introvert or extrovert? Not so fast, there is a third category. Consider your office mates.
There’s Ellen. She makes daily rounds to your coworkers’ offices, chatting up a storm while the sound of her laughter fills the hallway. She’s the morning shot of espresso we all need without the bitter aftertaste.
There’s Ian. Nothing against the guy, but you barely see him. He’s content to spend the majority of the workday in his office. Although he doesn’t often voice his opinion, when he does it’s easily the most enlightening comment of the meeting.
Joseph Polossifakis is going to the Olympics, but the road to Rio de Janeiro has been anything but smooth for the 25-year-old Montreal sabre fencer.
Polossifakis won a gold medal at the Pan-American championships in 2012, but didn’t commit to a full-time training program until June 2014 after graduating from McGill University with a commerce degree. He had 10 months to prepare for the year-long Olympic qualifying schedule, which began in April 2015, but his plan suffered a setback during his first training camp.
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau is moving ahead with plans for a proposed pipeline to carry crude from Western Canada to Quebec and New Brunswick that would reduce the reliance on shipping oil by rail. We talk with McGill University Business Professor Karl Moore about that project and Trudeau's recent visit to Washington. Moore also talks about Canadian political leaders bailing out aerospace and rail manufacturer Bombardier and the closing of Target stores in Canada.
L'annonce vraisemblablement imminente d'une grosse commande pour la CSeries pourrait agir comme un baume sur le moral des actionnaires de Bombardier et éclaircir les perspectives d'avenir de l'avionneur.
«Delta figure parmi les transporteurs aériens les plus connus, souligne le professeur Karl Moore du Département de gestion de l'Université McGill. Si l'entreprise estime que la CSeries est un bon avion, les autres acheteurs potentiels vont également devoir y songer.»
Talentueux, engagés, audacieux. La Presse Affaires présente le portrait de jeunes entrepreneurs, gestionnaires et professionnels qui forment la relève de demain.
À 21 ans, à sa sortie de l’université, Hugo Delorme a obtenu son premier emploi chez National. À 28 ans, il est devenu le plus jeune associé jamais admis au cénacle de cette boîte de relations publiques, la plus importante au Canada.