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EMBA alumnus promoted to citizenship judge

Published: 26Jun2018

Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, has appointed Marie Senécal-Tremblay (EMBA’ 13) among a group of ten new citizenship judges who will serve for a three-year...

EMBA students recognized among best & brightest

Published: 26Jun2018

Poets & Quants has released its 2018 list of Best & Brightest Executive MBAs and has placed current EMBA participants, Claudia Desilets and Pascal Larose, among the top worldwide....

Are budget-friendly flights and business longevity mutually exclusive?

Published: 26Jun2018

Calling all summer vacationers, WestJet’s ultra-low-cost carrier Swoop has officially launched. This news, however, has some questioning its viability over the long-term....

EMBA alumna makes history at SAQ

Published: 26Jun2018

Catherine Dagenais (EMBA’18) has been promoted to President and CEO of the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ), becoming the first female head of the crown corporation....

These entrepreneurs want you to eat bugs

Published: 13Jun2018

The edible bug business is expected to grow to a whopping $720 million by 2024....

Former Cisco CEO sees big promise in crickets as food

Published: 7Mar2018

The former Cisco Systems CEO, John Chambers, has emerged as a public advocate for the Aspire Food Group’s edible cricket foods....

Are crickets the meal staple of the future?

Published: 2Oct2017

Mohammed Ashour, co-founder of Aspire Food Group, received the Highly Commended Award at FoodBytes, a startup competition that supports innovative ideas in food and agriculture. The Aspire Group...

Future food now: how insects will solve world hunger

Published: 7Apr2017

In an interview on Fox Business Network, Aspire CEO and former MBA student Mohammed Ashour makes the case for eating bugs as a way to meet the world’s growing protein requirements. His company, the...

Desautels alumnus bets on bugs to solve world hunger

Published: 3Apr2017

As the world’s population increases, the pressure to find an ecologically-feasible protein source is mounting, so former MBA student Mohammed Ashour of the Aspire Food Group is bringing a foreign...

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