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Route1 Reports 2016 Second Quarter Financial Results

Effective August 29, 2016, Peter Chodos will become Route1’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Peter has been an independent member of Route1’s Board of Directors since September 2009, serving most recently as the Company’s Chair of the Compensation Committee and as a member of the Company’s Audit Committee....

Published: 18 Aug 2016

Renin Corp. Appoints Eduardo Lopez as Vice President of Management Information Systems

 Renin Holdings, LLC, ("Renin," and/or "Renin Corp."), today announced that it has appointed Eduardo Lopez as Vice President of Management Information Systems. In this role, Mr. Lopez will have full responsibility for the Information Technology ("IT") organization at Renin and will become a key member of the Renin executive leadership team.

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Published: 18 Aug 2016

Why dangerous materials go through cities

Watch the full interview with Professor Vedat Verter here

CTV News, August 11, 2016 

Published: 18 Aug 2016

World Social Forum reboots in Montreal

Fifteen years after the World Social Forum (WSF) began with a huge gathering in Porto Alegre, Brazil, organisers are hoping to breathe new life into the anti-globalisation movement.

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Published: 18 Aug 2016

Daoust songe à restreindre le transport des matières dangereuses

Le ministre des Transports Jacques Daoust envisage de restreindre le transport des matières dangereuses pendant les heures de pointe, au lendemain du spectaculaire accident qui a coûté la vie au chauffeur d'un camion-citerne sur l'autoroute Métropolitaine, mardi après-midi.

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Published: 18 Aug 2016

GCPA student, Joshua Faier, awarded a scholarship from the CPA Foundation

Joshua Faier, a GCPA student who will graduate at the end of this Summer term, was awarded one of the scholarships from the Fondation des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec. The prize is valued at $2,000 and recognizes his outstanding academic achievement and social involvement.

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Published: 9 Aug 2016

L’agence Index et l’Université McGill – Institut des cadres sont fiers d’annoncer la signature d’un mandat de campagnes numériques

L’agence Index et l’Université McGill – Institut des cadres, université classée numéro 1 au Canada et parmi les meilleures au monde, sont fiers d’annoncer la signature d’un mandat de campagnes numériques, destinées notamment à promouvoir la [index-mcgill]  populaire Série Mini-MBA offerte à travers le Canada, le portefeuille de programmes en Leadership et les formations sur mesure aux entreprises.

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Published: 8 Aug 2016

Tory politician's proposal could mean cheaper domestic flights

 You’ve probably noticed how much cheaper domestic flights are in many other parts of the world. Given that gap, a Conservative Party leadership contender wants to make big changes by allowing more foreign involvement.

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Published: 8 Aug 2016

Three athletes among 23 McGillians headed for Rio

Three athletes are among a 23-member entourage of McGill graduates and students headed to Rio de Janeiro to serve in an official capacity at the Summer Olympic Games, Aug. 5-21. The athletes, all from Montreal, include wrestler Dorothy Yeats, an engineering student, and a pair of fencers – both recent graduates – Maximilien Van Haaster (B.Ed. Kinesiology ’16) and Joseph Polossifakis (B. Com ’14).

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Published: 4 Aug 2016

New Study: Companies Might be Suppressing Employee Opinions When They Need Them the Most

Long-standing research shows that diversity of thought in organizations is vital to innovation and creativity. New research shows that during times of job insecurity, those vital ideas might be suppressed if they counter the organization’s values....

Published: 4 Aug 2016

Joseph Polossifakis: «Les athlètes, nous sommes un peu fous»

Le parcours de l’escrimeur, spécialiste du sabre, Joseph Polossifakis vers les Jeux olympiques de Rio n’a pas été de tout repos. Le Montréalais de 25 ans a raconté son aventure à Métro.

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Published: 4 Aug 2016

The Director's Chair: Leadership Lessons From The Theater

An actor’s job is to create and bring to life characters, much like a senior leader may have to put on a game-face in order to better lead a team. Traditionally, analysis and critical thinking were valued over emotional intelligence and people-skills due to the fact that the former are more easily quantifiable....

Published: 4 Aug 2016

‘Thinspiration’ is the key to losing weight

The ‘biggest loser’ in weight loss groups is more motivational than the average group weight loss, new research from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University finds.

Assistant Professor Nathan Yang found that the top performer has an encouraging effect, acting as an inspirational target that doesn’t alienate those who fail to reach it.

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Published: 4 Aug 2016

Les altermondialistes débarquent à Montréal

Environ 50 000 altermondialistes du Québec et d'ailleurs sont attendus à Montréal à partir du 9 août pour participer au Forum social mondial (FSM), qui se tient pour la première fois dans un pays occidental.

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Published: 3 Aug 2016

GCPA student, Brittany Klumak, awarded prestigious C. Douglas Mellor Prize

Brittany Klumak, student of the Graduate Certificate in the Professional Accounting (GCPA) program, has been selected among her graduating class as this year’s recipient of the C. Douglas Mellor Prize for academic excellence.

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Published: 1 Aug 2016

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