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Medical marijuana company moves closer to TSX listing

Published: 5Jun2017

Cannabis company INDIVA Corporation is actively navigating the process of becoming licensed to cultivate medical marijuana. As part of its business activities, the company has entered into a...

Short seller’s morning tweet seems to sink shares of two Canadian companies

Published: 2Jun2017

After of a sell-off of shares in two Canadian companies was apparently triggered by a short seller’s morning tweet, Desautels professor Ken Lester derided the tweet, saying that “There’s no...

Desautels alumnus appointed Managing Partner at major law firm

Published: 2Jun2017

Philippe Johnson (BCom'92) is a newly-minted Managing Partner at the Montreal offices of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg. But he could easily have gone down the business route....

Desautels student wins world championship in debating

Published: 1Jun2017

A two-person team from Quebec has brought home first place at the annual Championnat de débat francophone at the École Normale Superieure in Paris....

Getting the terminology right: Just what is a ‘strategic plan,’ anyway?

Published: 31May2017

In a recent blog post, Cape Chamber of Commerce & Industry Executive Director Sid Peimer of South Africa asks just what a “strategic plan” is, pointing out that a strategy and a plan are two...

Desautels professor contributes to major paper by green energy group

Published: 30May2017

Sustainable Canada Dialogues is a network of academics that was commissioned by Ottawa to come up with a green-energy transition plan for Canada....

After a varied career, an EMBA alumna sets her sights on investment advising

Published: 30May2017

Marie-Lou Dorval (EMBA’15) has done almost everything: She’s been a filmmaker, she’s been the president of an agricultural business, and she’s run a restaurant....

The changing face of feminine leadership

Published: 30May2017

At the 7th Femmes Leaders conference on May 16th, women executives came together to discuss today’s constantly-changing business landscape and what it requires from them as leaders....

National network of researchers assesses Canada’s energy future

Published: 29May2017

A new report co-authored by 71 researchers from across Canada, including Professor Dror Etzion of Desautels, examines how Canada could transition to low-carbon energy systems, while remaining...

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