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'Let's make it easy for these kids'

Wed, 2017-04-19 15:49

With the help of an Alberta Medical Association grant, MacEachern has teamed up with researchers at McGill University to promote their free app, Jooay. It connects families with nearby accessible leisure activities — including sports and arts programs as well as camps in an effort to improve health and social well-being.

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St. Mary’s-McGill Café Scientifique: Rendezvous Art & Science: Mental Health in the community

Wed, 2017-04-19 15:38

St. Mary’s-McGill Café Scientifique

Rendezvous Art & Science: Mental Health in the community

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:30pm
Maison de la culture, 5290 chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges, Montreal, QC H3T 1Y2

Program: Dance, film, patient stories, community perspectives, and discussion about mental health

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Intitative to fund scholars at McGill and the University of Ghana

Wed, 2017-04-19 15:15

Dr. Grace Marquis, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, has received $500,000 CAD from the Queen Elizabeth Scholars initiative to fund researchers and scholars at McGill and the University of Ghana.

The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships aim to activate a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through inter-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.

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2nd Annual National Clinical Trial Training Program 2017

Wed, 2017-06-14 (All day) - Fri, 2017-06-16 (All day)
Montreal Neurological Institute : De Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4


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Gestion des eaux de ruissellement - Montréal annonce un nouveau partenariat avec l'Université McGill afin d'identifier les meilleures pratiques de plantation d'arbres

Wed, 2017-04-19 14:57

Bioresource Engineering professors Grant Clark  and Shiv Prasher, along with colleagues Dr. Maryam Kargar (Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Manager), Masters student Marcelo Frosi, Dr.

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As feds unveil pot legalization plans, producers’ shares slip

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:38

Ottawa has released its plan to legalize marijuana, and the hit on big cannabis shares has been heavy. Concerns about how fast the government is moving to squeeze out illegal producers, a law-enforcement-heavy public announcement and a feeling that the government is stepping back from its plans for an industrial-scale market are leaving investors with questions.

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At the CAFAs, glitz and glitterati are on parade

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:33

In some ways, it’s the party of the year. On April 7th, Canada’s biggest fashion names gathered in Toronto for the fourth Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards. The event was heavy on pizzazz, from the pre-event cocktails to the after-dinner party. The guest list was a who’s who of Canada’s glitterati, from Erdem Moralioglu to David Dixon.

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A call to curb cabotage in Australia

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:30

In the Australian coastal shipping reform efforts, the discussion has come down to whether or not cabotage (the practice of using foreign companies for domestic shipping) should be promoted or limited.

In The Maritime Executive, Dermot Loughane says that yes, national-flag shipping tends to cost more, but a healthy industry gets crewmembers buying houses and goods with dollars that would otherwise be going overseas. Mr. Loughane points to Canada, where “It is a rare thing now … to find an experienced Master or Chief Engineer administering the shipping system.”

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Quebec’s hottest new microbrewery works local angle

Wed, 2017-04-19 12:24

New Deal Brewing Co. co-owner Daleyne Guay (EMBA’2016) says that, over the past five years, microbews have risen to 8.9% of the Quebec market, while the majors have lost 1% per year and imports have taken up the space in-between. Within this context, Mr. Guay is on a mission to make you to reach for one of his Boldwin beers before you grab that next Stella Artois. New Deal has positioned itself as the province’s only 100% organic brewery, which also maximises sustainability throughout its production process.

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