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Launch of the University Challenge Leverage Your Idea

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:33

Students, Foreign Students and University Graduates aged 18 to 35 invited to submit their business idea. 

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The legacy of Jaclyn Fisher: Career Management Fair in her memory a success

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:21

Dollard des Ormeaux’s Jaclyn (Jackie) Lea Fisher passed away on March 21, 2015, following a lengthy battle with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and primary peritoneal carcinoma, a rare cancer, especially in young adults.

“This is the biggest event that they organize each year, but the Centre provides thousands of BCom, MBA, Masters and PhD students with career coaching, advising, mock interview services, speed interviewing, networking sessions, and so much more,” explained Jennifer Kambhampati from the Desautels Faculty of Management.

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MBA: des nouveautés dans les universités

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:17

On trouve plusieurs grandes nouveautés cet automne dans le petit monde des MBA (master of business administration). L'Université McGill et l'Université Laval lancent chacune une concentration en analytique d'affaires. L'Université Concordia a revu et resserré son programme, alors que HEC Montréal personnalise son MBA.

McGill a commencé l'an dernier à donner des ateliers dans le domaine et l'intérêt des étudiants est au rendez-vous.

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Air Canada, WestJet lawsuit alleges collusion over baggage fees

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:13

Air Canada and WestJet are facing a potential class action lawsuit after imposing checked baggage fees only days apart.

The proposed class action alleges that the two airlines colluded to impose the fees and have unjustly enriched themselves in the process.

Karl Moore, an aviation expert at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, found the collusion allegations far fetched. "I think it's highly unlikely they would collude. It's not the nature of the beast, they're just fierce competitors," Moore said.

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Ariane Simondet On Frosh, Inclusivity and Involvement

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:11

Midterms are slowly approaching, and we cannot help but reminisce on the warm, carefree days of Frosh. Whether you were a first-year embarking on your university journey, or a frosh leader looking to get involved, we can all agree that Frosh was one heck of a time. To help you trace back to those summer days, Her Campus McGill interviewed Ariane Simondet, Management Frosh's Director of Inclusivity.

Read full article: Her Campus, September 28, 2016 

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Baggage Fee Collusion Alleged

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:09

A class action lawsuit filed in Saskatchewan alleges that WestJet and Air Canada colluded in levying baggage fees for domestic flight in 2014.

The suit says it’s an unlikely coincidence that the two airlines announced the fees within three days of each other. WestJet announced the $25 fee for the first bag on Sept. 15, 2014. Air Canada announced virtually the same fee structure on Sept. 18.

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Lancement du concours universitaire Le levier de ton idée

Fri, 2016-09-30 13:04

La Fondation Montréal inc. organise en collaboration avec les universités montréalaises, pour la deuxième année, le concours universitaire Le levier de ton idée, présenté par la Banque Nationale.

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Crescita Therapeutics Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

Fri, 2016-09-30 12:53

Crescita Therapeutics Inc. (Crescita or the Company), a commercial dermatology company with a portfolio of over-the-counter and prescription products for the treatment and care of skin diseases and their symptoms, today announced that Samira Sakhia, President of Knight Therapeutics, has joined its board of directors. Prior to her current role, Ms. Sakhia was the Chief Financial Officer of Paladin Labs. Ms.

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Determining the cost of implementing and operating a remote patient monitoring programme for the elderly with chronic conditions: A systematic review of economic evaluations

Fri, 2016-09-30 12:40

Publication: Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare

Authors: Peretz, D., Arnaert, A., Ponzoni, N.

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