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DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars leads petition to Quebec toponymy commission

Mon, 2015-08-17 10:43

A petition started by McGill PhD student Rachel Zellars is asking Quebec's toponymy commission to rename 11 locations in the province. National Post's Katherine Wilton reported on the petition in an article published Thursday, "Change names of Quebec places with N-word in them, petition asks Quebec commission" (Katherine Wilton, Postmedia News, August 13, 2015). Over 600 people have signed the petition, reports Wilton.

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Genetics: no evidence of role in racial mortality gap

Mon, 2015-03-16 10:01

Despite numerous genomic studies, evidence for a genetic contribution to cardiovascular disease disparities in blacks versus whites provide little insight

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Life expectancy gap varies between blacks and whites

First study to assess state-by-state progress finds greater progress in northeastern states compared to western states
Mon, 2014-08-04 16:01

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Understanding Discrimination: frameworks and first steps for implementing equity in professional practice

Tue, 2013-01-15 14:30 - 17:00
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74 (lower level), 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination. During this session, participants will cover terminology, cultural competencies, and dimensions of diversity in both conceptual and concrete terms. This first workshop in the Safer Spaces series provides an introduction to the complicated questions that arise when working, studying and living in cross-cultural settings.

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McGill Experts: 2012 U.S. Presidential Race

Mon, 2012-10-01 13:49

With the U.S. Presidential Election Day on November 6, Americans must decide whether to re-elect President Barack Obama for a second term or vote for Republican candidate Mitt Romney.

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