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McGill receives its largest gift for Indigenous education

Published: 14Jun2019

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a US$1.25-million grant to McGill University, in support of a new Indigenous Studies and Community Engagement Initiative. The Initiative will be...

Landmark gift to McGill’s Faculty of Engineering deepens support for doctoral students and graduate research

Published: 16Jan2019

A landmark $15-million gift from McGill alumnus Les Vadasz, a founding member of Intel Corporation, and his wife Judy Vadasz, will enhance the prestigious doctoral fellowship program that bears...

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | Do you live in Canada’s happiest province?

Published: 17Jun2019

McGill University economist Christopher Barrington-Leigh has studied happiness in Quebec, tracking it for more than two decades for a paper published in the academic journal Canadian Public Policy...

CBC | McGill launches new mandatory online course on sexual violence and consent

Published: 17Jun2019

As an answer to Quebec's new requirements for sexual violence prevention, McGill University has developed its online course which will be mandatory for all students and staff. The law countering...

THE GLOBE AND MAIL | What does your phone say about you? Canadians share the story behind their homescreens

Published: 17Jun2019

Samuel Veissière, assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and co-director of Culture, Mind and Brain Program at McGill University, studies smartphone addiction and social monitoring –...

UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS | Some simple policy changes to support scientist-parents

Published: 14Jun2019

Despite an ever-growing demand for talent in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields, full-time employment for STEM workers remains challenging – and this is especially...

MONTREAL GAZETTE | Consumers urged to buy local as frozen imported raspberries are recalled

Published: 14Jun2019

Quebec recalled frozen raspberries imported from Chile this week over concerns they might be contaminated with norovirus. The norovirus is a highly contagious virus that continues to thrive when...

TORONTO STAR | Ottawa won’t raise the carbon price beyond $50, environment minister says

Published: 14Jun2019

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna revealed Thursday that the federal government will not raise the national carbon price beyond 2022, a decision that experts say means Canada will need...

Expert: Gulf of Oman tankers attacked

Published: 13Jun2019

An attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman occured this morning. All crew members were evacuated and are safe, according to the owners of the two ships. (Source: CNN)...

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