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Air Canada Negotiating Code-Share Deal with Etihad

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

Air Canada is negotiating a code-share agreement with a Gulf carrier rival that flies long-haul routes to the Middle East.
The airline announced Thursday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Etihad Airways, whose hub is in Abu Dhabi, for a code-share agreement on routes between the United Arab Emirates and Canada.

... McGill University professor Karl Moore said the code-share agreement helps Air Canada continue its goal of becoming a global airline, drawing passengers who will fly through Toronto to other destinations.

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TELUS President & Chief Executive Officer, Darren Entwistle Speaks Out: Innovation & Mentorship

Fri, 2013-04-26 10:07

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance issued the following news release: Please take five minutes to view the video of TELUS President & CEO, Darren Entwistle (MBA'88), who was interviewed recently by Hart Hillman, CATA National Leadership Council member, on the importance of innovation and mentorship to creating Canada's competitive innovation nation.

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Global Business Education Awards 2012

Tue, 2013-04-30 17:15

As talent pools shift across different industries and workers aim to better their value to future and current employers, business education has never been more important. Last year we witnessed a fundamental increase in the number of business school applicants, and greater pressure on the industry to up the standard. With that in mind, European CEO looked at business schools the world over to construct its 2012 Global Business Education Awards. Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is ranked 'The Most Innovative Business School in Canada.'

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Lean In: Two Lessons Men Can Learn from Sheryl - Mainly, Lean Out

Mon, 2013-05-06 10:01

It seems everyone is reading Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In – many, like ourselves, are men. What big takeaways are there for men in Lean In? Two come to mind and they can be summarized as Lean Out and one, Lean In. Let us explain.

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Desautels Students' Concept of Solving Urban Hunger with Diet of Crickets Scores Big Points in Social Entrepreneurship Contest

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:59

A world without hunger could mean a world with a lot more crickets, according to a team of MBA students at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management.  

...This year's social issue, personally selected by former President Clinton, is centered on the global food crisis in urban slums, affecting more than one billion people worldwide. Mohammed Ashour, McGill's team captain, said his idea was base solely on the concept of insect consumption.

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Alan Desnoyers prend du galon chez BMO Harris

Mon, 2013-05-06 09:57

Alan Desnoyers (BCom'85) a été promu vice-président et directeur général pour le Québec de BMO Banque privée Harris. M. Desnoyers, qui dirigera une équipe d'une centaine de personnes, sera responsable de la mise en oeuvre de la stratégie globale de cette entité qui offre aux plus fortunés des services bancaires et fiduciaires, ainsi que des services de gestion de placement, de planification successorale et philanthropiques.

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Professor Gregory Vit Wins 2013 MUS Professor of the Year Award

Fri, 2013-05-03 15:23

The Management Undergraduate Society (MUS) has awarded the 2013 Professor of the Year Award to Professor Gregory Vit. This annual award recognizes a professor's meaningful involvement with the student body, eagerness to have an impact on students lives outside the classroom, and great insight on theoretical and academic matters. It is the highest honour given by the undergraduate student body at the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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IMHL Collaborators Win Grand Challenges Canada Grant

Fri, 2013-05-03 13:05

Students in McGill University’s International Masters for Health Leadership (IMHL) program -- Drs. Padma Venkat, Caroline Kisia and Ahmad Firas Khalid -- are pleased to announce that a low-cost copper device, which has been proven in the lab to kill deadly water-borne pathogens, will be field-tested in poor urban and rural households in India and Kenya with a $100,000 Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) Phase I Proof-of-Concept Grant as part of the 2013 Global Health Stars.

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Talking Management with Karl Moore: How Youth Can Take Hold of the New Age of Social Enterprise

Tue, 2013-04-30 17:15

Professor Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University reports from the Social Economy Initiative's flagship event, where former primer minister Paul Martin speaks about how youth can take hold of the new age of social enterprise.

Read full transcript: The Globe and Mail, April 30, 2013

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Advances in the Sciences of Endocrine Disruption and the Tiered Protocol for Endocrine Disruption (TiPED)

Tue, 2013-05-28 14:00 - 16:00

Are you a McGill professor, post-doctoral fellow or PhD student with an interest in endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs)? Dr. Pete Myers (CEO of Environmental Health Sciences and co-author of Our Stolen Future) and Dr. Karen Peabody O’Brien (Executive Director of Advancing Green Chemistry) will visit McGill to discuss advances in the sciences of endocrine disruption and present TiPED, a new tool for chemists to assess whether chemicals have the potential to be EDCs.

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