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Canada’s Top Medical Doctoral University 2018: McGill University

Published: 12Oct2017

"McGill is lauded for its superior Ph.D. programs and medical school. Some of its alumni’s more notable accomplishments include mapping the brain’s motor cortex, inventing Plexiglas and discovering...

New mechanism detected in Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 13Oct2017

By Chris Chipello McGill University researchers have discovered a cellular mechanism that may contribute to the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer’s disease.

Ottawa narrows ‘superclusters’ hopefuls to nine industry groups

Published: 11Oct2017

Some critics have questioned the program, saying government shouldn't pick winners and losers, while questioning how a supercluster – which must be administered by a non-profit body – is supposed...

Experts: NAFTA

Published: 11Oct2017

“Contentious new U.S. demands are set to hit NAFTA negotiating tables on Wednesday, threatening to push modernization talks toward collapse as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau again tries to...

McGill to give honorary doctorates to its former principal, Indigo CEO

Published: 10Oct2017

McGill University plans to award honorary doctorates to two women at its fall convocation; Dr. Heather Munroe-Blum, former principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill University and Heather Reisman,...

Pardon my French: Quebec eases up on dozens of English terms, including 'grilled-cheese'

Published: 10Oct2017

"Quebec has had to fight to preserve French despite the very strong pressures of English," said Chantal Bouchard, a sociolinguist at McGill University in Montreal, who has described anglicisms in...

McGill to honour two trailblazing Canadian leaders

Published: 6Oct2017

McGill will confer honorary doctorates upon two remarkable women during the Fall 2017 convocation ceremonies. Heather Munroe-Blum and Heather Reisman will be awarded the University’s highest honour...

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