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World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10, 2016)

Each year, World Suicide Prevention Day has taken place on 10th September since 2003.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

New agreement with Uber (Sept. 8, 2016)

The Quebec government and Uber reached a deal late Wednesday night reports say. Barry Eidlin, Professor of Sociology at McGill University

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Was Laurier Canada’s Obama? By Prof. Elsbeth Heaman

Dr. Elsbeth Heaman, Professor at the Department of History and Program Director at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, points to parellels between Obama's Presidency and Wilfrid Laurier's tenure as the first Catholic French-Canadian Prime Minister in her interesting article,  "Was Laurier Canada's Obama?",  in ActiveHitory.ca.  Professor Heaman recently completed her monograph about taxes and tax revolts in Canada from 1867 to 1917. A remarkable achievement! 

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

FL Fuller Landau LLP welcomes 15 new members to its growing team, including four new partners

FL Fuller Landau LLP, a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce, effective September 6, the addition of Christian Ong Tone, David L. Posel, Alan Kahan, and Tony Vescio as new Partners. FL Fuller Landau LLP also welcomes the Roll Harris & Associés (RHA) family and its team of dedicated multi-disciplinary professionals, with Josie McKoy joining as Partner (Principal) and Harry Nozetz and Ernest Strolovitch as Consultants.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Deux millions pour la santé et l'Arctique

Ferring Canada, filiale de Ferring Produits pharmaceutiques, a annoncé le 1er septembre dernier l'octroi d'un don de deux millions de dollars à l'Université McGill. Ce don servira à la création de bourses pour la recherche en santé et en leadership en santé de même que pour la recherche en environnement dans l'Arctique canadien.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Dr. Vincent Lacroix, Associate Professor in Family Medicine, and the Montreal Canadians

The Montreal Canadians will have a new head physician. Dr. Vincent Lacroix, an Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Program Director of Sports Medicine at McGill, held the position for four years. He is also Assistant Director of the sports medicine clinic at McGill, and co-founder and general manager of the AXIO Health Group.

Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Critical information missing in fight to save wildlife

With global temperatures continuing to rise at an alarming rate, predictions for the impact of climate change on plants and wildlife must improve to give scientists a clearer picture of which species are most at risk of extinction.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Shhhh!

MOST companies worry about discriminating against their employees on the basis of race, gender or sexual preference. But they give little thought to their shabby treatment of introverts. Carl Jung spotted the distinction between introverts and extroverts in 1921. 

Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Comment convaincre les femmes de faire un MBA?

Lorsque les administrateurs du programme MBA de l’Université Laurentienne ont appris qu’ils avaient la plus forte proportion de femmes parmi toutes les écoles de commerce du Canada, ils sont restés sous le choc.  ...Cela dit, dans la plupart des écoles de gestion du Canada, y compris à l’Université Laval (à 48%), à Concordia (à 47%) et à McGill (à 27%), les femmes sont toujours minoritaires. Lire l'article complet: L'Actualite, September 8, 2016 

Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Food Science researcher named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Congratulations to Hoshahalli S. Ramaswamy of the Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry who will be inducted into the Royal Society of Canada on November 18, in Kingston, Ontario.  The Royal Society of Canada announced the 2016 Fellows on September 7; Professor Ramaswamy is one of ten McGill researchers this year to receive this honour.

Published on : 08 Sep 2016

MISC Welcomes Professor of Practice Dr. Tim Raybould

We  are pleased to welcome Professor of Practice Tim Raybould, PhD.  Tim was educated at the University of Cambridge (Ph.D. in social anthropology).  For over twenty-five years he has provided professional advice to First Nations and Indigenous organizations in Canada and has been directly involved in a number of Indigenous–led sectoral and comprehensive governance initiatives.  His wife is Justice Minister and Attorney General of Canada Jody Wilson-Raybould. Dr.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

FL Fuller Landau LLP welcomes 15 new members to its growing team

FL Fuller Landau LLP , a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce, effective September 6 , the addition of Christian Ong Tone , David L. Posel ,Alan Kahan , and Tony Vescio as new Partners. FL Fuller Landau LLP also welcomes the Roll Harris & Associés (RHA) family and its team of dedicated multi-disciplinary professionals, with Josie McKoy joining as Partner (Principal) and Harry Nozetz and Ernest Strolovitch as Consultants.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

FL Fuller Landau LLP welcomes 15 new members to its growing team, including four new partners

FL Fuller Landau LLP, a full-service chartered professional accounting and business advisory firm, is proud to announce, effective September 6, the addition of Christian Ong Tone, David L. Posel, Alan Kahan, and Tony Vescio as new Partners. FL Fuller Landau LLP also welcomes the Roll Harris & Associés (RHA) family and its team of dedicated multi-disciplinary professionals, with Josie McKoy joining as Partner (Principal) and Harry Nozetz and Ernest Strolovitch as Consultants.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Dr. Guy Rouleau elected to Royal Society of Canada

The Neuro’s director, Dr. Guy Rouleau, has received yet another honour in recognition of his sterling scientific career. The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) announced on Sept. 7 that its members had elected Dr. Rouleau as one of its new Fellows. He joins a currently active membership of more than 2,000 highly distinguished scientists, scholars and artists who nominate and elect up to 75 new members each year.

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Published on : 08 Sep 2016

Colleen Sheppard named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Today, the Royal Society of Canada released its list of 89 new Fellows, among which is our own Colleen Sheppard, who has joined the Academy of Social Sciences.

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Published on : 07 Sep 2016