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Bacteria control levels of dangerous pollutant in seabirds

Published: 21Dec2016

Despite ongoing global pollution, researchers Kyle Elliott (Natural Resource Sciences) and John Elliott (Environment Canada) have discovered that levels of mercury in seabirds off the coast of B.C....

Q&A on Changes to Some Postdocs' Status

Published: 9Dec2016

Some McGillians have shared concerns about the impact of the government’s ruling on postdocs – specifically regarding the classification of some McGill postdocs as employees, and the payroll...

What training is needed for the next generation of water operators?

Published: 8Dec2016

In generations past, most water operators gained employment straight out of high school; however, these days, operators are required to have a strong foundation in science, engineering, and...

Update on negotiations with AMURE (research associates and research assistants)

Published: 7Dec2016

The parties met on November 4 and 11. They shared their objectives and constraints related to the posting mechanisms for positions of research associates, research assistants and casual research...

Update on negotiations with AMUSE (floor fellows)

Published: 2Dec2016

The parties met on November 14, 15 and 25 in the presence of the arbitrator appointed by the ministère du Travail. The employer presented for review by the union the bilingual version of the text...

Not so loony: Why the grey jay soared to victory as Canada's would-be national bird

Published: 28Nov2016

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society recently stunned many Canadians by choosing the grey jay over the common loon as the organization’s candidate to become Canada’s national bird. The...

Tentative agreement reached with AMURE/postdoctoral researchers

Published: 25Nov2016

The Association of McGill University Research Employees (AMURE) unit representing postdoctoral researchers and McGill University have agreed on all aspects of a first collective agreement. The...

Tentative agreement reached with AMUSE/Casuals

Published: 25Nov2016

The Association of McGill University Support Employees (AMUSE/Casuals)/Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and McGill University have agreed on all aspects of a new collective agreement....

Macdonald Hwy 20 Bridge completely closed Friday night to Saturday morning

Published: 25Nov2016

The Transport Ministry has advised that the Macdonald Hwy 20 Bridge will be completely closed overnight, from Friday, Nov 25 -11:00 pm to Saturday, Nov 26 - 4:30 am, in order to continue the repair...

Update on negotiations with AMUSE (casual employees)

Published: 21Nov2016

The parties met for a full day on November 18 in the presence of the conciliator appointed by the ministère du Travail....

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