Canada

On behalf of Professors Elizabeth Wood and Naomi Nichols, Department of Integrated Studies in Education:

It is with great pleasure that we announce a new program in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, our B.A. (Education in Global Contexts).

Classified as: Canada, Prospective students, international, McGill, education, Montreal, new, Quebec, new programs, Miepa
Published on: 6 Dec 2016

"One-in-four say they have family or close friends who have a gambling problem, or have one themselves." (Source: Angus Reid)

Classified as: Canada, gambling, Jeffrey Derevensky
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Published on: 13 Oct 2016

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) now accredits the department's School/Applied Child Psychology program.

"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.

Classified as: Canada, ECP, IHDW, accreditation, cpa, school psychology, child psychology, national, school/applied child psychology, accredited, official
Published on: 17 May 2016

“Even more significant than Mr. Klippert’s posthumous pardon may be the government’s promise to review all the cases of men who were convicted of gross indecency (homosexual acts short of intercourse) or buggery before 1969.” (The Globe and Mail)

Classified as: Canada, Gay, homophobia, Robert Leckey, Federal, gay rights, homosexuality, pardon
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Published on: 29 Feb 2016

“With the wind at his back from Paris and a fresh mandate from Canadians, Mr. Trudeau meets provincial and territorial leaders in Vancouver this week to pursue a national climate strategy.” (The Globe and Mail)

Classified as: Canada, Strategy, climate change, Dror Etzion, climate, catherine potvin, James Ford, Vancouver, Christopher Barrington-Leigh, guillaume lord, paris, national, lea berrang-ford
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Published on: 29 Feb 2016

“On any given night, there are about 35,000 homeless people across Canada, and the number of families and children among them is growing at an alarming rate, a new report reveals.

Classified as: Canada, children, Child, homeless, homelessness, shelters, affordable housing
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Published on: 15 Feb 2016
Professor Naomi Nichols, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), is co-editor of a recent publication, Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness, published by The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (Homeless Hub). The collection represents the nation’s first book on systems-level solutions to homelessness.
 
Classified as: Canada, McGill, education, policy, government, homeless, homelessness, structure, doberstein, nichols
Published on: 9 Feb 2016

In a recent National Post special, "Canada could be susceptible to daily fantasy scandals like those in the U.S. if industry not regulated, experts warn," Amanda Coletta interviewed Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Classified as: Canada, Law, McGill, education, policy, IHDW, derevensky, press, gambling, fantasy, draftkings, fanduel
Published on: 4 Jan 2016

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

Classified as: culture, news, First Nations, Canada, Research, Crime, Aboriginals, Visible Minorities, Criminal justice, society, Jason Carmichael, criminology, Sociology Department
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Published on: 16 Sep 2015

In this video, McGill Global Health Programs Director Dr. Madhukar Pai explains why is TB a relevant issue in 2015.

Learn more here.

Classified as: news, Canada, tuberculosis, Global Health, Infectious Disease
Published on: 24 Mar 2015

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