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Restaurant Week is back – bigger than ever!

Cornwall Ontario - Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, and the winners are those patrons lucky enough to score a reservation at one of the 12 participating restaurants.

Published: 6Apr2016

Karl Moore's take on Bombardier, the Beaudoin family & investor sentiment

BNN has done in-house survey of a number of our regular money managers to provide their thoughts on Bombardier. Meanwhile, how much should the Beaudoin family take investor sentiment into account and how important it is for the success of the company? We follow up with Karl Moore, professor of business strategy at McGill University. 

Watch full video: Business News Network, April 4, 2016 

Published: 6Apr2016

Desautels wins Canadian Brandstorm for the third year in a row!

Congratulations to Léa Fournier, Laura Gordon and Sofie Rootenberg who will be headed to Paris with their coach Peg Brunelle to compete at L’Oreal’s Brandstorm finals on June 30!

Published: 5Apr2016

Managing millions – while still in school

About 35 people will walk into a $3.5-million investment management operation and begin to work as analysts this summer. But they won’t be recent grads – well, not alums of finance programs. In fact, they’ll just be beginning their degrees in finance at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

Published: 5Apr2016


Most experienced leaders believe that leadership is more like art than science. And as with art, perfecting the craft of leadership requires training under a mentor or a master. Of course, an aspiring leader must have a foundation of communication, decision-making, and problem-solving skills, some of which can be obtained through degree programs in organizational leadership, but owning the tools and knowing how to use them to maximum effect are two different things.

Published: 1Apr2016

Shoot’s garden grows with digital fingers

 Shoot is an award-winning digital gardening guide that helps amateurs and professionals to plan, design and care for their dream garden. Founder Nicola Gammon tells Toni Sekinah how she was able to hit her crowdfunding target – and why the US is next on her expansion list.

Published: 1Apr2016

Meet the Man Who Bought NHL Tickets for an NL Soccer Team

A Montreal man who recently treated a young Newfoundland soccer team to a suprise NHL game, including a private audience with Montreal Canadiens' star P.K. Subban, says giving back is a big part of his personal philosophy.

Published: 1Apr2016

MBA in Canada: Class of 2015 Employment Reports

If you take an MBA in Canada where might you end up working? A quick glance at the employment reports of the aforementioned business schools in Canada shows that, on the whole, the majority stay on in the North American nation on graduation even though class proportions of international students tend to be substantial.

Published: 1Apr2016

BCom Students Win 2016 National Investment Banking Competition

Two Desautels BCom student teams took 1st and 2nd places in the Undergraduate Division at the National Investment Banking Competition (NIBC) held on March 23 to 24 in Vancouver. Every year, the competition attracts more than 330 teams of undergraduate and graduate students from top business schools around the world. It is recognized as one of the most prestigious financial case competitions in North America.

Published: 31Mar2016

Di Grappa leaves McGill for private sector position

After a 30-year career in higher education, including more than five years in his current role as McGill’s Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance), Michael Di Grappa has accepted a senior position with Canderel, a Canadian real estate company based in Montreal, Principal Suzanne Fortier announced on Tuesday, March 29.

Published: 31Mar2016