Panama Papers May Trigger Demand for Good Government

The parallel universe of some of the world’s wealthy and their bankers was exposed just over a week ago by a massive leak on its inner workings. The Panama Papers concerning more than 200,000 offshore companies continue to create enough waves internationally that the whistleblower on the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca will, when identified, probably become known as the world’s leading “Information Patriot.”

Published: 12Apr2016

La voix mène à tout

La voix a révélé des artistes plus éclectiques que ceux de Star Académie. Des « enfants du millénaire » bilingues qui ont attendu de gagner en maturité artistique plutôt que de sortir un album rapidement après leur passage à l'émission. Voici trois artistes pour qui l'intégrité passe avant la visibilité: Charlotte Cardin, Matt Holubowski et Geoffroy.

Avant La voix, Geoffroy a étudié en gestion à l'Université McGill. Il a voyagé, travaillé pour l'étiquette Analekta, puis il a fait une maîtrise en gestion des arts au campus espagnol de l'Université Berkeley.

Published: 12Apr2016

MMF Online Information Session


MMF Online Information Session 

Date: April 12

Time: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

14 of the most influential women in EMS

With over 30 years of expertise in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Penny Price, IMHL’10, continues to lead change and advancement for heath care. She was recently recognized in a 2016 list of the top 14 most influential women in EMS. 

Price is the director at Regional Paramedic Program for Eastern Ontario. In 1999, she left Canada to become executive director of the National Ambulance Service of Qatar in the Middle East. Though there was limited ambulance service in the capital city, her role was to build an EMS system to serve the entire nation.

Published: 11Apr2016

Minoring in entrepreneurship, majoring in success

Popular culture loves the mythology of the self-made success, the boot-strapping individual who eschews formal education to blaze a path to success. But, while superstar dropouts can capture our imaginations – think Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg – they are the exceptions, not the rule.

Published: 10Apr2016

CTV Montreal: Understanding Tax Invasion

Ken Lester, Desautels Faculty of Management, was interviewed by Mutsumi Takahashi on Panama Papers.

Watch full video: CTV News, 8 April, 2016 

Published: 8Apr2016

New Study Obliterates Hollywood Execs’ Excuses for Not Casting Black Lead Actors

For years, Hollywood executives presented the argument that Black lead actors were not marketable. A recent study done by UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, and the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, wanted to determine how movies featuring African-American actors performed at the box office compared to all-white casts. The results show that Black actors bring in much more money than previously believed.

Published: 8Apr2016

William Shatner on the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek

The original Star Trek "Captain" is coming to Calgary later this month for an appearance at the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. William Shatner joined Doug Dirks live on the phone.

Watch full video: CBC, 6 April, 2016 

Published: 8Apr2016


ASSANE GUEYE, a Senegalese-born postdoctoral researcher at America’s National Institute of Standards and Technology, is a student of systems. He studies the multiple networks of communications that hold cities together, and feels that a new scientific discipline is needed to describe these systems of systems. He hopes to create one.

Published: 8Apr2016

Montreal's Pizzeria No 900 Adds Three New Franchises

The pizza that a Montreal food critic declared the best in the city a year ago is about to become much more widely available. And not just to Montrealers. No 900, the pizzeria concept from Dominic Bujold, the founder of Sushi Shop, and pizzaiolo Alexandre Brunet (late of Stromboli and Mangiafoco), will soon expand with three new franchises, slated for the Marriott hotel on Peel, the Faubourg Boisbriand, and Quebec City.

Read full article: Eater Montreal, 1 March, 2016 

Published: 8Apr2016