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Strategy Is Better Than Good Intentions

Good intentions, energy and teamwork are necessary, but good strategy is also vital for nonprofit operations. The brainy stuff really comes in handy.

Speaking during the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Fundraising Day In New York 2016, David M. Sterling of Western New England University stressed the necessity of strategy within an organization.

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Published: 19 Aug 2016

Sharing a wealth of information: how regulators can improve fracking disclosure practices

Both the information about fracking and the know-how abouthow best to employ it is available.Should they choose to do so, regulators can easily and cost effectively adopt disclosure practices that will benefit Canadians and their communities.

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Published: 19 Aug 2016

Should dangerous goods be travelling on Montreal's highways?

Alain Duguet and Gilbert Prince crisscrossed Canada and the United States together a number of times, two truck drivers cramped in a relatively small space.

They could chat for hours, getting into disagreements every now and then, but Prince was such a jovial person that he laughed even when he was upset, Duguet said.

"I'm talking about him in the past tense…" Duguet said. He sighed. His voice trailed off.

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Published: 19 Aug 2016

Transport de matières dangereuses: aux élus d'agir

Un camion-citerne rempli de diesel qui s'enflamme au coeur d'une grande ville, en pleine heure de pointe : ce genre d'événement donne froid dans le dos. L'accident survenu cette semaine sur l'autoroute 40 est certes tragique, mais il aurait pu être encore plus grave. Il doit maintenant servir de signal d'alarme et nous forcer à évaluer chaque maillon de la chaîne du transport routier de matières dangereuses au Québec.

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Published: 19 Aug 2016

Enriching Leadership Skills through Diversity of Experience

I remember it as if it were yesterday when my boss clapped me on the shoulders saying, “congratulations Martin, you are nominated for the IMPM!” Frankly, that was the first time I’d heard about the International Masters in Practicing Management (editor’s note: This is a certificate program aimed at experienced managers, and in which participants can also complete master’s degree requirements for a qualification from McGill University or Lancaster University)....

Published: 19 Aug 2016

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

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