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Electrical shutdown in several buildings on campus - June 12, 5 am - 6 am

Thu, 2014-06-12 05:00 - 06:00

Please be advised that Hydro Quebec will be performing maintenance on Thursday, June 12, 2014 from 5:00 am until 6:00 am, which will affect the power in all of the following buildings on and around downtown campus. Emergency power will be available where possible.

North-East Zone: James Administration #112, Birks #124, 3550 University #176, Rutherford Physics #189, Wilson Hall #198, Wong #229.

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Resolved: Content Management System (Documentum) - issue with search index

Thu, 2014-06-05 15:56

Update:  The issue regarding searching in the Content Management System was resolved on June 18, 2014


There is currently a problem with the Content Management System (Documentum) search index (in CenterStage and Webtop interfaces). Content uploaded or updated since May 31st may not appear accurately in search results.

We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience while we resolve this issue.

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IT Security Alert: Phishing Scam - "Mcgill.ca UPDATE"

Wed, 2014-06-04 16:39

A phishing attempt is circulating with the subject line: "Mcgill.ca UPDATE". A sample of the email is shown below.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Wed, 2015-02-25 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is based on the Safe Spaces workshop first designed and implemented by the McGill Equity Subcommittee on Queer People. Participants in this workshop may choose to participate in our Safer Spaces Allies program.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Race & Cultural Identity

Thu, 2015-03-19 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Disability, Access, and Universal Design

Tue, 2015-02-03 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD).

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Indigenous Perspectives

Wed, 2015-02-11 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-55, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.

This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples on our campuses.  The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.

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Changes to McGill's Anti-spam System (https://junkmail.mcgill.ca)

Thu, 2014-05-29 17:25

As of Monday, June 2, 2014, changes will be made to McGill's Anti-spam system in order to better protect the McGill community from phishing attempts and other email fraud.  The new settings may cause some messages to be falsely identified as spam and quarantined (blocked from your Inbox). 

How to know if messages sent to your Inbox have been quarantined

If you have not "opted out"  of the Anti-spam quarantine system or "unsubscribed" from the daily digest, you should receive daily notifications from Category:

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Software Licensing site maintenance - June 5

Thu, 2014-06-05 07:00 - 10:00

McGill's Software Licensing site will undergo a scheduled maintenance operation on Thursday, June 5, between 7 - 10am. The system will be unavailable during this period. 

The Software Licensing site is part of McGill's campus software program, providing easy access to centrally licensed software used in teaching, research and administration at the University.

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Telephone scam claiming to be from WestJet or Air Canada

Wed, 2014-05-21 14:51

Please be advised of a telephone scam claiming to be from WestJet or Air Canada telling you that you won "points/miles" or you are a "perferred customer". The call might look like it is coming from a McGill phone number. This is a scam and you have not won anything. This is an attempt to steal your personal information. Simply hang up the phone if you receive one of these calls.

You can find more information about this scam on the WestJet website.

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