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A handful of US companies are trying to grow insects people will want to eat

It’s hard to hear anything over the chirping. Cardboard boxes filled with egg cartons and sheets of plastic buzz with thousands of young-adult crickets calling out to one another to mate. ... Gabriel Mott, the chief operating officer of Aspire Food Group, yells above the noise and points inside one of the boxes. “You see the one with the wings?” he asks. “That’s a female. They get their wings at their final stage.”

Published on : 28 Sep 2015

How to Breed a Tasty Cricket

It’s hard to hear anything over the chirping. Cardboard boxes filled with egg cartons and sheets of plastic buzz with thousands of young-adult crickets calling out to one another to mate. The brush of the insects’ legs against the various surfaces sounds like hail on a tin roof. Their feed, which sits on top of the cartons on paper plates, looks like a cross between sawdust and sand.

Published on : 25 Sep 2015

Melissa et Gabriel, 22 ans, financiers et entrepreneurs sociaux

Vouloir changer le monde c’est bien.... Plusieurs groupes à travers le monde planchent sur des mesures d’impact. Le dernier en liste est composé de cinq diplômés de McGill: Melissa Serfaty, Joanna Klimczak, Eleonor Tsang, Courtney Warren et Gabriel Gougaud. Leur projet se nomme dare2impact. 

Published on : 25 Sep 2015

Greenock to acquire BeWhere, become tech company

Greenock Resources Inc. has entered into a letter of intent effective Sept. 18, 2015, to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of BeWhere Inc., an arm's-length private Ontario corporation carrying on the business of inventory management and control.In conjunction with this announcement, Johnathan Dewdney has consented to replace Michael Blady as chief executive officer of Greenock Resources. 

Published on : 25 Sep 2015

Beakerhead festival attendees to dine on crickets

Many people would gag at the thought of snacking on crickets. But on Wednesday, the brave crew on the Calgary Eyeopener gave them a try and unanimously decided the insects actually taste like sunflower seeds. "I'd do another one," said traffic reporter Angela Knight, who was the first to pop a crunchy morsel in her mouth. But she preferred the Crickers — crackers made from crickets which have been milled into a powder. The cricket powder is paleo-friendly, gluten-free and a surefire way to not get any legs or antennae stuck between your teeth.

Published on : 17 Sep 2015

Revelstoke Equity Inc. to Enter Into a Business Combination With Zonetail Inc.

Revelstoke Equity Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent dated September 14, 2015 to enter into a business combination with Zonetail Inc..

Published on : 17 Sep 2015

LifeSciences BC announces new Board of Directors leadership at AGM

The Board of Directors of LifeSciences BC announced today at their Annual General Meeting, thatJames P. Hatton Q.C. has been appointed new Chairman of the LifeSciences BC Board of Directors.  It was also announced that Nancy Harrison, Board of Director member since 2012, will take over as Vice Chair. Read full article: Money News, September 9, 2015

Published on : 11 Sep 2015

Une troisième génération à la barre du Riôtel Matane

Riôtel Group confirms the arrival of the third generation of the family to Rioux direction Riôtel Matane. En effet, Marie-Frédérik Rioux occupe maintenant les fonctions de directrice de l’établissement. L’hôtel compte 120 chambres, un spa, deux piscines, le restaurant Cargo et six salles de réunions complètement rénovées. 

Published on : 09 Sep 2015

Restaurant Week Kicks Off Today!

Cornwall's best chefs have gone all out to create some unique meals for Restaurant Week, a five-day celebration of Cornwall’s vibrant culinary scene. ... Born and raised in Cornwall, Sebastien (Mani) Manigat has over 10 years of hospitality, marketing and event management experience. A recent graduate of McGill's MBA program, Mani has also completed the Restaurant Management program at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. 

Published on : 27 Aug 2015

Quand le travail ne manque pas

Les étudiants d’été se voient souvent confier de nombreux dossiers lors de leur passage au bureau. Comment gérer la charge de travail parfois importante et les échéances ? ... Sabina a complété sa 3e année au baccalauréat en droit à l'Université de Montréal. Elle passe son deuxième été au sein du cabinet Gowlings à Montréal. Read full article: Droit-Inc, August 21, 2015

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

TRINIDAD Y TOBAGO: New chief executive for Nation Group

Port of spain ONE Caribbean Media Group chief executive Dawn Thomas has announced the appointment of Anthony Shaw to the position of chief executive at the Nation Group in Barbados, effective September 1. Read full article: Entorno Inteligente, August 19, 2015

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

Nouveau conseiller juridique à la Société Générale

Me Marc-Antoine La Rochelle devient conseiller juridique principal au sein de l’institution bancaire la Société Générale. Il se spécialise en services financiers et bancaires, droit immobilier, commerce en gros, financement de franchises et d’équipement. Diplômé en commerce de l’Université McGill en 1994 et en droit de l’Université d’Ottawa en 1997, il détient également un certificat en droit minier de la Faculté de droit Osgoode.

Published on : 24 Aug 2015

« Le G20 des jeunes sera un grand partage des meilleures pratiques partout dans le monde »

Entrevue 60 secondes— Vous représenterez le Canada au Sommet de l’Alliance des jeunes entrepreneurs du G20 à Istanbul, du 7 au 9 septembre prochain. 

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Reinventing the Face of Your Frontline Through Digital Recruitment

When it comes to retail, there's one aspect of the customer experience that's substantially more influential than the rest: frontline employees. Because they're often a customer's first touchpoint with a retailer and interact with customers directly on a regular basis, frontline employees act as brand ambassadors who can easily make or break the customer's shopping experience.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Tricon Capital Group Announces Q2 2015 Results and Changes to Senior Management Team

Tricon Capital Group Inc. today announced its consolidated financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015. 

Published on : 19 Aug 2015