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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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Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette - Ottawa to end Air Canada strike

Tue, 2011-06-14 12:00

“That was quick,” said Karl Moore, a professor of management at McGill University’s Desautels School of Management. “It seems odd to me, because it’s unusually quick and because things seemed to be reasonably calm. And I kept hearing that things were under control, that the situation was not affecting very much Air Canada’s customers.”

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National Post - That lipstick on his collar is safe

Wed, 2011-06-15 12:00

(Op-ed by Joe Schwarcz): These days having expertise in a subject is not a requirement for writing about it. Cosmetic chemistry is a complex business even for experts, and struggling fruitfully with its nuances is way beyond the capabilities of a magazine editor and a fashion consultant. But books about toxic chemicals and callous corporations sell.

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The Globe and Mail - What makes the most successful investment banker

Wed, 2011-06-15 12:00

Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for The Globe and Mail, speaks with Bob Dorrance, the CEO of TD Securities.

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Montreal Gazette, et al. - $9 million supercomputer 'is just so cool'

Wed, 2011-06-15 12:00

Anything you can do, Guillimin can do better. Quebec's new $9-million supercomputer can do everything better, faster and more efficiently than it's ever been done before, which has researchers here salivating over the chance to sink their data into the province's most powerful computing centre.

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National Post - Wise words for grads

Sat, 2011-06-11 12:00

What could anyone say to equip the class of 2011 for an uncertain future?

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National Post - Canadiens not letting Darche get away

Sat, 2011-06-11 12:00

Montreal The Montreal Canadiens are hanging on to Mathieu Darche, after signing the veteran forward on Friday to a one year contract.

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Global Toronto, Vancouver Sun, et al. - Pros and cons weighed for fat-fighting surgery on minors

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

Studies in adults have shown weight-loss surgery can cure morbid obesity in adults. McGill University researchers have reported that permanent weight loss via bariatric surgery reduces the risk of death by 89 per cent compared to no surgery in only five years of follow-up.

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Telegraph Journal - MS funding sparks medical ethics debate

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

One of Canada's leading medical ethicists said provincial funding for experimental medicine is fine, so long as it follows clinical methodology. But a Saint John area doctor said recent provincial funding for a controversial procedure is breaking those ethical guidelines.

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Montreal Gazette - Statin discovery a compelling story to tell

Mon, 2011-06-13 12:00

(Chemistry prof Joe Schwarcz): "They are the best-selling class of drugs of all time, but statins are not without controversy."

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