“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.”
(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.
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.
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.
What could anyone say to equip the class of 2011 for an uncertain future?
Montreal The Montreal Canadiens are hanging on to Mathieu Darche, after signing the veteran forward on Friday to a one year contract.
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.
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.
(Chemistry prof Joe Schwarcz): "They are the best-selling class of drugs of all time, but statins are not without controversy."
(excerpt from Jack Horner's Ted talk): "...My colleague Hans Larsson, using developmental biology techniques at McGill University, was studying the transition between extinct dinosaurs and birds, trying to understand how birds came to lose their tails and transform hands to wings."