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Les microdistilleries en expansion malgré des réglementations contraignantes

Comme les microbrasseries, les microdistilleries se sont multipliées de façon spectaculaire au cours des dernières années. Aux États-Unis, leur nombre est passé de 50 à 700 en moins de 10 ans. Au Canada, on retrouve aussi des vodkas, des brandys et des gins artisanaux de qualité. Mais les réglementations provinciales ne facilitent pas la vie des distillateurs artisanaux.

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Published: 10 Jan 2017

Eco Atlantic Announces Intention to Float on Aim

Derek Norman Linfield, aged 60 (Proposed Non-Executive Director)

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Asheesh Advani: ‘Anybody can be an entrepreneur’

Interviewed by Karl Moore

Asheesh Advani, 45, is president and chief executive officer of Junior Achievement Worldwide, one of the largest NGOs in the world, dedicated to educating young people about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-force readiness.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

2016 was a year of insanity. What’s next?

The year 2016 started with an insane US decision concerning the Middle East and the world: signing a deal on January 16 with Iran’s mullahs (a deal whose details have not been revealed to these days).

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Not-so-secret intelligence: The tapping of central banks

Whereas countries’ Secret Intelligence Services tapping one anothers’ politicians, armies and companies has not been a secret, it is sometimes tough to assess if accusations are true or false, and, at other times, recognize with delay what previously not-spied-on institutions  would suddenly be subject to intelligence gathering – Central Banks, for example, as I show below.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

3 Silicon Valley-Tested Tips For Introvert Networking

In the Silicon Valley, many senior leaders are introverted—in fact, many more than in most other industries we’ve studied in our research of over 200 C-Suite Executives. There are some great lessons that we can learn about introverts from the Valley.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Our Favorite MBA Professors Of 2016

Henry Mintzberg: The first rule of academia: “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.”

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Montreal physician bridges North-South divide to bring quality care to Nunavik

At the Inuulitsivik Health Centre, where she is chief of medicine, Dr. Auclair oversees the scheduling for physicians in three remote Inuit communities clustered along the shores of Hudson Bay: Puvirnituq, Inukjuak and Salluit. She also recruits new doctors who, like her, have travelled thousands of kilometres to practise medicine in the Canadian North. Its a balancing act....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

More than 1,000 students to participate in stock-picking contest

Last year, McGill University finance student Charles Feng’s big investment idea was buying stock in Tesla Motors Inc.

This year, he is searching for better investments, as the stakes are far higher, and a strategy that worked in the past may not pay dividends going forward: Tesla shares were down 11 per cent in 2016.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

Passengers lament nickel-and-dime fees as airlines face thin profit margins

Consumers have greater access to air travel than ever before, but with long lines, uncomfortable seats and additional fees now commonplace for most travellers, it s tempting to long for a time when things were simpler.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

McGill s’attaque à la réalisation d’un atlas de l’innovation sociale à Montréal

Détentrice d’un doctorat en sciences économiques et de gestion de l’Université de Liège en Belgique, la professeure Rijpens est la nouvelle boursière postdoctorale de la Faculté de gestion Desautels de McGill....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

St. Catharines Hydro victim of cyber fraud

St. Catharines Hydro has fallen victim to cyber fraud after more than $655,000 was removed from one of its accounts.

At a special meeting last Friday the board appointed Mark Steinman, a member of the board, to oversee the investigation and the utility’s operations.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

An Extrovert’s guide to Introverts

...An obvious person to ask for help on understanding how to deal with introverts is fellow extrovert Professor Karl Moore of McGill University, whose work on the treatment of introverts in the corporate environment has gained much attention, including in this popular Economist article. He combines real-world experience with academic thinking, which has led him to publish 28 refereed journal articles and ten books, leading to over 1,950 Google Scholar cites....

Published: 9 Jan 2017

Opinion: In Montreal, leadership diversity remains a work in progress

Efforts to advance evidence-based approaches to diversity and inclusion are more important than ever, particularly in the wake of the U.S. election. The campaign and its outcome exposed misogyny and racism and seemingly legitimized barbaric views on women and immigrants.

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

The best thing I read all year — 2016

Business school professors share the books and articles that changed their outlook.

Henry Mintzberg, John Cleghorn professor of management studies, McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management

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Published: 9 Jan 2017

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