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Pressure to begin
Armed with strike mandates, one of McGill's unions, representing 350 workers, may start a campaign of pressure tactics as early as next week.
What does being a Canadian citizen mean in the 21st century? An ambitious McGill conference featuring an all-star roster of participants will tackle the question head-on.
Cookies that combat cancer? Apples that act against Alzheimer's? These notions might not be too far-fetched, according to an expert on the emerging field of functional food.
Business of bytes
According to management professor Alain Pinsonneault, adding the latest technologies to a company won't necessarily make it run better. First, you've got to carefully map out how you're going to use them.
A new web site offers Quebec professors a one-stop shopping resource for the latest information on teaching and technology.
The world according to Fanny
She served in the British royal court during The Madness of King George, earned the friendship of the scariest man in England and blazed a trail for female writers. Meet Fanny Burney, whose voluminous correspondence paints a detailed picture of 18th century Britain.
Why Arctic research?
A new report laments the sorry state of northern research in Canada. A McGill professor makes the case for why Arctic research shouldn't be given the cold shoulder.
The future of Quebec jobs
A panel of experts recently mulled over why job creation in Quebec has lagged behind Ontario. The hi-tech sector holds promise for the future, however, and not just for computer geeks.
Taking to the streets in a digital age
Today's student activists are stalking big game -- the corporate and political heavyweights driving the forces of globalization. Don't bet against them -- they've won an impressive string of victories of late.
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