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Teachers' strike on Sept. 30

“Teachers in many French public schools are planning a one-day strike on Wednesday, Sept. 30, to voice their displeasure over contract talks with the Quebec government.” (Source: The Montreal Gazette)

Published: 29Sep2015

Medical cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain

“This is the first and largest study of the long term safety of medical cannabis use by patients suffering from chronic pain ever conducted,” says lead author, Dr. Ware, pain specialist at the Montreal General Hospital of the MUHC and associate professor in Family Medicine and Anesthesia at McGill University. “We found that medical cannabis, when used by patients who are experienced users, and as part of a monitored treatment program for chronic pain over one year, appears to have a reasonable safety profile.”

Published: 29Sep2015

Shortlist: 2015 Cundill Prize in historical literature

The six books vying for the 2015 Cundill Prize in historical literature were announced today by Professor Hudson Meadwell, Interim Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts.

Published: 22Sep2015

New study maps the progression of Parkinson’s disease within the brain

Montreal Neurological Institute scientists shed light on the mechanism that could be driving the spread of Parkinson’s along neuronal highways

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre, have made advances in understanding the process involved in the progression and spread of Parkinson’s disease (PD) within the brain. 

Published: 22Sep2015

Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

Published: 16Sep2015