Q&A on Changes to Some Postdocs' Status

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 deductions and employer fees that this classification entails. McGill shares many of these concerns. And while we must abide by provincial law and apply these changes, we hope to at least clarify the situation as best we can.

Published: 9Dec2016

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

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 technology.

Published: 8Dec2016

MAC Campus - THERAPY DOGS - De-Stress During Exams



There will be therapy dogs on the McGill Macdonald Campus on Tuesdays and Thursdays during exams.

No Registration required.

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

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 announcement was made on Nov. 16, 2016, at the College of Fellows’ Annual Dinner in the Canadian War Museum. Op-ed by David M. Bird, Emeritus Professor of Wildlife Biology, Montreal Gazette.

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Published: 28Nov2016

Macdonald Campus Founder's Day Celebrations

Centennial Centre Ballroom, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA


Mark your calendars for our 2017 Founder's Day Celebrations!

Macdonald Graduate Student Winter Orientation

Raymond Building 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA


Macdonald Hwy 20 Bridge completely closed Friday night to Saturday morning

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 work on the bridge.

Road users are invited to take a marked detour (via the Boulevard des Anciens-Combattants).

Note that this closure may be delayed due to unfavorable weather conditions or operational constraints.

Published: 25Nov2016

Healthy options are a package deal at Oatbox and Yumibox

“Instead of being another resource for knowledge, we’re actually delivering something practical to people,” said Li. “We’re combining nutrition and gourmet flavours to motivate behaviour change. It’s time dietitians became a key leader in the food industry, having a direct impact on putting good food into consumer homes. Dietitians don’t have to be the food police.” Yumibox Co-Founders and McGill Macdonald Campus students, Mengyin Hong, and Zoey Li. Montreal Gazette.

Published: 15Nov2016