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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

Is this video software company set to take hockey analytics to the next level?

What actually happened? What was actually important? Those are water cooler questions that go back a long time. They’re also questions that hockey’s number-crunchers have been chasing for some time now. The challenge in answering those questions, since day one, has been the quality of data. ... Buntin is the CEO of SportLogiq, the Montreal-based tech startup which is looking to change the way coaches, scouts, players, fans and broadcasters look at the game.

Published on : 19 Aug 2015

Graduate Option PhD Cheryl Thompson Wins Canadian Journal of History's Graduate Essay Prize

http://blog.utpjournals.com/2015/08/10/reflection-from-cjhach-2015-graduate-essay-prize-winner/

Published on : 18 Aug 2015

Harnessing the butterfly effect

The atmosphere is so unstable that a butterfly flapping its wings can, famously, change the course of weather patterns. The celebrated “butterfly effect” also means that the reliability of weather forecasts drops sharply beyond 10 days.

Published on : 18 Aug 2015

Vermögensverwalter Blackrock der "große Elefant im Teich"

Groß ist gleich gefährlich, diese Gleichung wird spätestens seit der Finanzkrise aufgemacht. Sie gilt für Banken, die als zu "big to fail" bezeichnet wurden.... Massimo Massa lehrt an der französischen Business School Insead, Davi Schumacher an der McGill University in Montreal und Yan Wang an der Erasmus-Universität in Rotterdam. Der Kern ihrer Untersuchung: Aneger werden dann nervös, wenn sie zu viele Aktien in einer Hand sehen. 

Published on : 18 Aug 2015

Updated Undergraduate and Health Sciences

The undergraduate eCalendar, as well as the Health Sciences eCalendar has been updated! Changes have been made to course information and new programs have been introduced. Browse to your faculty or school to find the most up-to-date offerings at www.mcgill.ca/study

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Published on : 18 Aug 2015

McGill students awarded largest Canadian scholarships

Ontario high school students Alexander Deans and Aditya Mohan have been named McGill University’s most recent recipients of the prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.

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Published on : 18 Aug 2015

DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars leads petition to Quebec toponymy commission

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.

Published on : 17 Aug 2015

Subject guides now available using LibGuides

Today the Library launched our subject guides on LibGuides, a specialized publishing system that makes it easier for us to provide you with helpful information that is easy to find and use. You can access these guides as you normally would through the Subject Guide links on the home page. Note: The URLs for the guides have changed, so any bookmarks or links that you have created to these subject guides will need to be updated.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2015

WorldCat system issue has been resolved

Update: Friday, August 14 at 4:44 PM OCLC is reporting that the system issue has been resolved. They recommend that anyone still experiencing issues with the WorldCat service clear your browser cache and try again. If you continue to experience issues with WorldCat, please let us know!  

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Published on : 14 Aug 2015

Geoffroy en pleine ascension

Il y a un mois, Geoffroy lançait le vidéoclip et la chanson You Say, premier extrait d’un EP qui paraîtra cet automne. La pièce, fort accrocheuse, marie brillamment le folk à l’électro. Read full artcle: Le Journal de Montréal, August 7, 2015

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Yogurt maker builds Cult following but aims for mainstream sales

The chain of events that culminated in the creation of Cult Yogourt began 15 years ago, when Montreal resident Adam Coape-Arnold drank unfiltered water during a stay at a coffee plantation in Costa Rica.”I got a parasite,” said Coape-Arnold. “It did a number on my gastrointestinal system. I lost my energy, my joie de vivre. I became lactose-intolerant. I never really got over it until I started taking probiotics.”

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Asset Manager M&A Leads to Improved Fund Performance: Study

Beyond the potential financial benefits of an M&A deal, two of the biggest payouts for asset managers are access to investment expertise and new markets. ... “We have solid evidence that there are positive synergies for both firms,” says David Schumacher, an assistant professor of Finance at McGill University and co-author of the study.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Who’s Afraid of BlackRock?

With US$4-5tn of assets directly under its control, BlackRock is a giant among giants in the financial world, and until recently was firmly under the eye of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Young moms using social media to find, buy products

A majority of Canadian mothers now rely on social media platforms to both discover and buy products, a new report by Mintel suggests.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015