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McGill on the Move: Lecture with Professor Payam Akhavan - Toronto

Mon, 2008-03-31 19:00
First Canadian Place Gallery, 100 King St. W., Toronto : First Canadian Place Gallery, 100 King St. W., Toronto

The McGill Alumni Association of Toronto extends a cordial invitation to graduates, family and friends to attend a McGill on the Move lecture and reception with Professor Payam Akhavan, Faculty of Law, McGill University: "Human Rights in the Post-9/11 World."

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Contact: Toronto Alumni Branch
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Office Phone: 416-703-9795 ext. 221
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Alumni Pub Quiz - London, England

Tue, 2008-03-04 18:00
Ye Olde Watling, 29 Watling St., London, England : Ye Olde Watling, 29 Watling St., London, England

The Ye Olde Watling sits in the shadow of St. Paul's Cathedral. The church's famed architect, Sir Christopher Wren, purportedly built the pub to provide some respite to the labourers who were constructing his masterpiece. With such a fascinating history, this quaint watering hole is the perfect locale for another fine English tradition - the pub quiz! Join your fellow alumni and their friends for an entertaining evening of trivia and tasty bitters. With so many McGill grads, how could we lose?

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Contact: Sarah Landstreet
Office Phone: 0783 776 3086
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Friends of Football luncheon - Toronto

Fri, 2008-02-29 12:00
Globe Bistro, 124 Danforth Ave., Toronto : Globe Bistro, 124 Danforth Ave., Toronto

The Friends of McGill Football are pleased to announce that Drew Love, McGill's new Director of Athletics, will be joining them at their Toronto luncheon this year. The luncheon will take place at the Globe Bistro, one of Toronto's top new restaurants, located in the always appetizing Danforth neighbourhood.

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Contact: Tara Kitts
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International Women's Day event: The "Beast of Beauty" cosmetics workshop

Fri, 2008-03-07 15:30 - 17:00
Redpath Museum : 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4

The PGSS Environment Committee and Gorilla Composting proudly present a workshop in celebration of International Women's Day. Participants will learn about harmful chemicals in cosmetics and make a selection of healthy alternatives that you can take home, such as Rosemary Bath Salt, Maple Sugar Body Wash, Cleansing and Exfoliating Scrub, and Cranberry Lip Balm. Participants will also receive a booklet with these and other recipes. Pre-registration required at the PGSS office, open daily 11:30 am-5 pm (7 pm on Thursdays), at Thomson House, 3650 McTavish.

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Contact: Ingrid Birker
Office Phone: 514-398-4086 ext. 4094#
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Panel - Women in care work: Challenges and successes

Mon, 2008-03-17 14:30 - 16:30
Brown Student Services : 3600 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G3

Caring for others may be unpaid, familial work, wage labour or a profession. But however it is defined, it is largely carried out by women. "Women in care work" examines how labouring in care affects women's financial, social and mental health. Panel moderator: Sabrina Hom, Faculty Lecturer in Women's Studies. Panelists: Joan Foster, Thelma Johnson and Shari Fern Katz.

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Contact: Cy-Thea Sand
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Office Phone: 514-398-3911 ext. 5
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Curling - Vancouver

Sat, 2008-03-29 15:00
Coquitlam Curling Club, 640 Poirier St., Coquitlam : Coquitlam Curling Club, 640 Poirier St., Coquitlam

Before you pull out your broom for some spring cleaning, take a moment to practice your sweeping on the ice at our alumni curling event. All levels are welcome, and an instructor will be on hand to provide lessons on rules and equipment, how to throw rocks, and even how to holler like a pro.

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Contact: Nick Varzeliotis
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POSTPONED - Contemplating a career in Montreal? Insights for the next generation of jurists from McGill

Tue, 2008-03-11 17:00 - 19:30
Chancellor Day Hall : 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE - Law students, alumni and stakeholders of the Montreal legal community are invited to attend an innovative event to discuss legal career opportunities in Montreal. McGill Law graduates hold important and meaningful positions throughout the world. Of equal significance, though, is the success of our grads who remain in or return to Montreal and contribute to its vibrancy. Come listen to a panel discussion involving various alumni with experience abroad and in Montreal: Bernard Amyot (Heenan Blaikie - president, Canadian Bar Association); Martin Valasek (Ogilvy Renault - formerly practicing in New York); Alix D'Anglejan-Chatillon (Stikeman Elliott - formerly practicing in Paris and New York); Robert Raich (Spiegel Sohmer - Faculty Advisory Board); and Jan-Fryderyk Pleszczynski (Digital Dimension - former president, Montreal Junior Board of Trade). A cocktail reception will follow for everyone to exchange their thoughts on Montreal as a career destination of choice. RVSP before

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High pressure processing induced gelation of globular proteins

Thu, 2008-03-06 10:00
Raymond Building : 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

Pedro Alvarez

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Book launch - "Beyond Wilderness: The Group of Seven, Canadian Identity, and Contemporary Art"

Thu, 2008-03-13 17:30
Peel 3463 : 3463 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W7

Join authors John O'Brian and Peter White as they discuss their new book. RSVPs are encouraged: email or phone (see below). Cocktail reception to follow. For more information about the book please visit the website below.

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Free public lecture - "The concept of God in Islam"

Tue, 2008-03-18 18:00 - 20:00
Leacock Building : 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7

Mr. Naseem Mahdi, missionary in-charge and vice-president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Canada. A question and answer session will follow the lecture. Please register in advance at website below.

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