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TransCanada Corp.’s Energy East pipeline

"Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the new federal government wants to oversee a full and fair national debate over controversial energy issues such as pipelines and will act as a “responsible mediator.”" (Source: The Globe and Mail)

Published: 26Jan2016

Canada discriminates against children on reserves

"The federal government discriminates against First Nation children on reserves by failing to provide the same level of child welfare services that exist elsewhere, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal has ruled." (Source: CBC)

Published: 26Jan2016

McGill Tradition: Ice Building project on campus

Professor Pieter Sijpkes’ students in the “Philosophy of Structures” course are building a catenary dome made out of snow and ice on the McGill campus.

He has been doing ice construction experiments on the McGill Campus since he was a student in Architecture in 1972.

Published: 25Jan2016

Loto-Québec taking bets on U.S. presidential race

"Loto-Québec is now taking bets on the U.S. presidential race." (Source: CBC)

Published: 25Jan2016

Concert du Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble à Saint-Albert

Rémi Bolduc est un jazzman reconnu au pays qui a collaboré avec Vic Vogel et Bernard Primeau entre autres. Professeur à l'Université McGill à Montréal, il connaît bien l'Alberta pour y avoir joué et enseigné. Michel Charron lui a parlé. Radio-Canada

Published: 25Jan2016

McGill's Nancy Low on stigma

Video with Nancy Low, assistant professor of psychiatry. CTV News Montreal

Published: 25Jan2016

What you need to know to write a Best Seller

Professor Andrew Piper on what you need to know to write a Best Seller. It's a question many authors likely ask themselves: "what will make my book a best seller?" Unfortunately, for fiction writers wanting to make a living off their work, there hasn't been a set formula or list of rules to follow... until now. CBC News

Published: 25Jan2016

Why do some fish thrive in oil-polluted water?

By Melody Enguix

McGill Newsroom

When scientists from McGill University learned that some fish were proliferating in rivers and ponds polluted by oil extraction in Southern Trinidad, it caught their attention. They thought they had found a rare example of a species able to adapt to crude oil pollution.

Published: 26Jan2016

Leadership: Key to care, retention among nurses

By Cynthia Lee


Nurses faced with abusive managers are more likely to quit. But a recent study by McGill University and Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières researchers finds that the opposite is also true – transformational leadership - a style of management in which employees are encouraged  to work towards a collective goal within a supportive milieu, is linked to nurses’ well-being, and has positive impacts upon job retention.

Published: 25Jan2016

University must prepare students for new labour market

Universities will have to prepare students for multiple career changes and a longer working life if they are to contribute to reducing the global inequality that is a major focus of this week’s discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, says the principal of McGill University, Suzanne Fortier. The Globe and Mail

Published: 22Jan2016