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Experts: Trudeau’s visit in Vietnam, the TPP, and Myanmar

Published: 10Nov2017

Talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement have stalled, and some news reports are laying the blame on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, according to Global News and the National Post.

Expert: What’s happening in Saudi Arabia?

Published: 10Nov2017

“Hezbollah's leader said on Friday that Saudi Arabia had declared war on Lebanon and his Iran-backed group, accusing Riyadh of detaining Saad al-Hariri and forcing him to resign as Lebanon's prime...

Expert: Global atmospheric CO2 levels hit record high

Published: 10Nov2017

“The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere increased at record speed last year to hit a level not seen for more than three million years, the UN has warned.” (The Guardian)...

English F-word acceptable for French broadcasts, regulator says

Published: 9Nov2017

Chantal Bouchard, a sociolinguist with McGill University, said the English obscenity is fairly commonly used by French speakers in informal conversation. Unlike French swear words, which Bouchard...

Good public policy doesn’t just happen. It takes hard work

Published: 8Nov2017

Op-ed by Christopher Ragan, an economist and the inaugural director of McGill University's Max Bell School of Public Policy, which launches this week in Montreal....

McGill University launching school of public policy

Published: 7Nov2017

The university will launch the Max Bell School of Public Policy Tuesday at noon at Montreal’s Hotel Omni Mont-Royal. The launch will be followed by a panel discussion on Canada’s policy challenges....

4th Annual MNI Epilepsy Day: Epilepsy Surgery Today and Pierre Gloor Lecture

19Apr2018

This year’s Epilepsy Day will discuss the current status, gaps, and future perspectives of epilepsy surgery in general and Quebec in particular.

A $10-million donation establishes a new school of public policy at McGill University

Published: 7Nov2017

In a world of political polarization, environmental threats, a changing labour market and growing gaps between rich and poor, there has never been a greater need to engage in a thoughtful...

Montreal conference addresses problematic artificial intelligence issues

Published: 6Nov2017

“If you have an algorithm that sees biased data, gender biased, racially biased, biased based on economic status and so on, the algorithm is going to ingest that and result in a biased model,”...

Statistical tool reveals climate change impacts on plants

Published: 6Nov2017

Early flowering, early fruiting: Anecdotal evidence of climate change is popping up as quickly as spring crocuses, but is it coincidence or confirmation that plants’ timing is shifting in response...

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