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The Gazette: Protection for caregivers focus of McGill forum

Mon, 2010-03-29 12:00

McGill University's faculty of law hosts an international seminar that will bring together experts from government, academia and workers' associations from around the world seeking better ways to protect domestic workers by ensuring they have decent working conditions and the legal rights to fight back if they don't.

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Charlie Rose Show: Episode 6

Thu, 2010-03-25 12:00

On Episode Six of the Charlie Rose Brain Series, a discussion of the Aging Brain with Brenda Milner of McGill University, Larry Squire of the University of California San Diego, John Hardy of University College London, and Scott Small of Columbia University.

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The Gazette: Ski for a cure raises $40,000 plus for cancer research

Tue, 2010-03-30 12:00

This year the 11th Annual Rob Lutterman Ski for a Cure day, held March 13 at Mont Sutton in the Eastern Townships, raised more than $40,000 for the Cancer Research Society.

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The Canadian Press: McGill launches web program to let people create their own one-stop medical file

Mon, 2010-03-22 12:00

The day is not too far off when your cellphone, iPhone or Blackberry will ring to remind you to take your medication. That's one of the eventual goals of a new web tool launched Monday by the McGill University Health Centre. The secure program, known as Unani.ca, allows anyone with Internet access build his own medical file.

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The Gazette: McGill homecoming for Babcock's tie

Mon, 2010-03-22 12:00

McGill's public affairs office has pulled together a wacky YouTube video to celebrate the return of Mike Babcock's Olympic champion alumni tie to a place of honour, roping everyone from Principal Heather Munroe-Blum, the music school and swim team and veteran athletics guru Earl "The Pearl" Zukerman into the act.

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Maclean's Magazine: Top of their class—Passion and commitment define the winners of the 3M Teaching Awards

Fri, 2010-03-12 12:00

McGill Law's Kim Brooks has become one of 10 professors across the country to be selected for Canada's most prestigious university teaching awards, the 3M National Teaching Fellows.

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CBC News: McGill grad wins architecture prize

Fri, 2010-03-12 12:00

McGill University graduate Elizabeth Paden has won the $34,000 Prix de Rome for emerging architects from the Canada Council for the Arts. Thanks to the prize, Paden will study architecture's effects on communities in France, Israel, Finland, Norway, Russia and Sweden, and will intern with the firm 0047 in Oslo.

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The Gazette: Fertility treatment will be free: Bolduc

Fri, 2010-03-12 12:00

Free fertility treatments for Quebecers who want a test tube baby are to be delivered by Premier Jean Charest. "We'll be able to help people who couldn't afford it before," said Dr. Hananel Holzer of the McGill Reproductive Centre at McGill University. The centre "is currently doing about 1,000 (embryo-implantation) cycles per year, which is more than half the cycles in Quebec," he said.

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CTV Montreal: My neighbour's faith

Wed, 2010-03-10 12:00

Dozens of worshippers bow in prayer at the downtown Al-Omah Al-Islamiah mosque as they do five times a day, but on this day they have some interested observers. At the back of the room a small group of McGill students are looking on as part of a program called My Neighbour's Faith. The series of get-togethers introduce McGill university students to the various religions practiced in Montreal.

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CTV Montreal: Redmen defeat Trois-Rivieres Patriotes

Mon, 2010-03-08 12:00

The McGill Redmen came out flying and trounced the Patriotes with a 7-4 win Friday.

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