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CBC: Economic Forum

Mon, 2010-06-07 12:00

Desautels Professor Karl Moore comments for CBC on how Quebec has weathered the economic storm at the Economic Forum held on Sunday.

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The Gazette: Managers learn from each other in local programs

Sat, 2010-06-05 12:00

Sometimes the wisdom you are seeking can be found within. One Montreal-based firm has developed a program that enables teams of managers to coach each other. "(It's) the concept of practical learning in a team meeting setting," Coaching Ourselves founder and executive director Phil LeNir said in a phone interview...

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The Mark News: The facts on abortion

Mon, 2010-06-07 12:00

(Margaret Somerville, Founding Director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law, McGill University): Two myths - that late-term abortion is rare, and that there is consensus in Canada on abortion policy - cloud the debate over the procedure.

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National Post: Creating wealth in the Google Age

Tue, 2010-06-08 12:00

(William Polushin, Founding Director of the Program for International Competitiveness at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill): In this, the fifth of FP Executive's five-part series on Competing to Win in the Global Economy, William Polushin discusses creating wealth and prosperity in the Google Age.

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Physorg: Stroke recovery goes 3-D: Canadian video game takes rehab to the next level

Mon, 2010-06-07 12:00

An innovative use of virtual reality is emerging as a major technique in brain recovery for stroke patients, Dr. Mindy Levin told the Canadian Stroke Congress today. "Our brains have an extraordinary plasticity which can limit the damage caused by some types of stroke," says Dr. Mindy Levin, professor in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University...

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The Gazette University City Blog: Kudos to Brassard, Doyon, Kaspi and Mysak -- Everybody gets a prize!

Tue, 2010-06-08 12:00

Convocations are pretty much over and the conventioneers have gone home. Graduates have turned in their gowns and are strapping bicycles to the roof and leaving battered chairs and mattresses in the lanes of the ghetto. Before everyone disappears, here's a short, belated update of this spring's big prize winners among top university researchers...

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Times Live: Lying is the smart thing for kids to do

Sun, 2010-06-06 12:00

Lying in childhood is normal, and research has shown that children as young as 2½ will lie to get out of trouble. So parents who believe their young children don't lie may be fooling themselves - or being fooled. Lying has also been related to intelligence...

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Nunatsiaq Online: Study: Inuit language schooling brings long-term benefits

Sun, 2010-06-06 12:00

Long-term studies of school children in Nunavik show that students learn best and benefit from higher self-esteem when taught in their mother tongue. The findings mean Inuit students with a good base in Inuttitut tend to do better in their studies, says McGill psychology professor Don Taylor...

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Times of India: Molding tomorrow's leaders

Mon, 2010-06-07 12:00

How does the idea of a scholarship programme in Canada sound? Mr. Inal Rajaram meets Anu George, the third Indian to be eligible for this scholarship. For those of us who haven't heard of the Sauve Scholars Programme, it is a scholarship for young leaders from around the globe who want to change the world...

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The Gazette: Poll studies bike-transit links

Mon, 2010-06-07 12:00

Montrealers are increasingly being encouraged to use public transit and bicycles, but a McGill researcher says it's unclear how best to integrate the two modes of transport. McGill's School of Urban Planning is asking people what they think of connections between cycling and transit in Montreal, and how more intermodal transport can be encouraged...

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