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Le Devoir - Exposition - La bibliothèque de l'université McGill rend hommage à David Hume

Fri, 2011-06-17 12:00

L'année 2011 marque le 300e anniversaire de la naissance du philosophe écossais David Hume (1711-1776).

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Nunatsiaq Online - Education officials must visit Inuit parents: McGill researcher

Fri, 2011-06-17 12:00

Talking directly to parents is the only way to bridge the big gap between schools and the Inuit communities they’re based in, a McGill University psychologist, Don Taylor, said in an interview with Nunatsiaq News this week.

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Open File Montreal - Urban beekeeping on the rise in Montreal

Wed, 2011-06-15 12:00

Quebec’s Bees Act allows urban beekeeping under certain conditions. While some Montreal boroughs give beekeeping the green light so long as bees don’t cause trouble, others regard bees as pests requiring extermination.

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Montreal Gazette, et al. - Stroke treatment is taking too long, study finds

Fri, 2011-06-17 12:00

Stroke victims arriving at Canadian hospitals aren't being treated quickly enough, creating "unacceptable" delays that are increasing the risk of irreversible and devastating brain damage, according to a major new study.

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National Post - Lipstick, apples & sperm counts

Tue, 2011-06-14 12:00

Apples contaminated by pesticides. Lipstick filled with heavy metals. Carcinogens in the water. Sperm counts that don't add up. Welcome to our 13th annual Junk Science Week event, dedicated to exposing the scientists, NGOs, activists, politicians, journalists, media outlets, cranks and quacks who manipulate science data to achieve their objectives.

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CMAJ - Go local, European review of electronic health records advises

Tue, 2011-06-14 12:00

Grandiose nationwide electronic health record (EHR) systems aimed at aggregating patient data into general summaries may not be feasible, necessary or medically justified, according to a European Commission report.

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CNW - Joel Wapnick spells V-I-C-T-O-R-Y at the 2011 Canadian National Scrabble® Championship

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

After four days of intense word play and a riveting best-of-five-finale, Joel Wapnick, a 65 year old McGill University Music Professor and former world champion, spelled his way to the top and will be crowned the 2011 Canadian National SCRABBLE® Champion.

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Montreal Gazette - Number of McGill med-school applicants soars after it drops test

Tue, 2011-06-14 12:00

A year after taking the bold move of distancing itself from most elite medical schools by eliminating the requirement of the Medical College Admission Test, McGill University's medical school says its decision has been staggeringly successful.

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Montreal Gazette - Cyclists clog Montreal bike lanes

Tue, 2011-06-14 12:00

…The sheer number of cyclists using the most popular paths daily has experts calling for measures to curb a problem that many of us took to our bikes to avoid: congestion.

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Montreal Gazette - Food fest showcases variety of region's tropical tables

Wed, 2011-06-15 12:00

Montreal's thriving Caribbean community ensures that those flavours are still connecting transplants like Raeburn to their culinary heritage, both through home cooking and many restaurants around town - and at the annual festival called A Taste of the Caribbean (TOTC), being held Saturday at Marché Bonsecours.

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