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The feds spend way more than they should and they take in way less revenue - many hundreds of millions of dollars in total - as a result of what sounds like a small flaw in the way they measure inflation.
Montreal Gazette (blog) - When Jackie Robinson came to play - John Thompson explores baseball and race at McGill
On the heels of last week's tribute to Jackie Robinson, historian John H. Thompson comes to McGill to talk about race, baseball and the Montreal Royals player who broke the colour ban in professional baseball.
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for the Globe and Mail speaks with Monique Leroux who is the Chair and CEO of the Desjardins Group.
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Jennifer Hunter of the Star's editorial board selects the 10 most influential Canadian women of the past century…
On the eve of International Womens Day, two women researchers Aishwarya Lakshmi Ratan and Alefia Merchant have made it to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's prestigious India Technology Review 35 list for 2011 for their innovative work…
(Op-ed) Imad Mansour teaches Department of Political Science at McGill University: "While civilian deaths in Libya are regrettable, the Libyans need to carry this revolt through on their own."
An evaluation of Canada's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regime over the past decade suggests government institutions still don't share enough information among themselves.
Montreal Gazette (blog) - Honouring Carrie Derrick, Canada's first female professor on International Women's Day
Carrie Derrick was a botanist, gardener, suffragette, social reformer and founder of McGill's Genetics Department.
A diet that is low in folic acid - a B vitamin also known as folate - could set the stage for colorectal cancer, according to researchers at McGill University in Montreal.
Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan were hospitalized for traumatic brain injury between 2006 and 2009 at almost three times the rate of Americans fighting there in earlier years before the war escalated, according to a National Defence study obtained by The Globe and Mail…
In an age of MRIs and CT scans, the physical exam is becoming a dying art. Sharon Kirkey discovers what's being lost - from an ability to diagnose to the human touch that says: 'You are more than a broken body to me. You matter.'
(Chemistry prof Joe Schwarcz): "Picture a man getting up from a chair and proceeding to point at different parts of his body in a seemingly predetermined sequence, sometimes using his index finger, sometimes his middle finger..."