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The U.S. cannot be run like a business

Published: 4Apr2017

The relationship between business and government, a separation of powers no less vital than that within government itself, has become so confounded that it threatens American democracy itself. When...

Melting snow contains a toxic cocktail of pollutants

Published: 4Apr2017

With spring finally here and warmer temperatures just around the corner, snow will slowly melt away, releasing us from the clutches of winter. However, that’s not the only thing that the melting...

Sweet sidekick: Maple syrup extract appears to boost antibiotics

Published: 3Apr2017

A Canadian-led study about our country's most beloved export -- maple syrup -- has shown that the sweet stuff that makes pancakes so good might also help antibiotics work better. The research from...

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Published: 1Apr2017

Multidisciplinary care and cutting-edge research share space at The Neuro...

Nearly $3.8 Million for Macdonald Campus’ Farm Management and Technology program

Published: 31Mar2017

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard, and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Native Affairs, announced today on behalf of the...

Montreal's feel-good LRT comes courtesy of the taxpayer

Published: 31Mar2017

Ahmed El-Geneidy, the head of McGill University’s Transportation Research group, thinks the REM’s promoters are wearing rose-coloured glasses. Ridership projections for the REM of 40 million...

$5 Million for agri-food innovation

Published: 31Mar2017

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard, and Geoffrey Kelley, MNA for Jacques-Cartier and Minister responsible for Native Affairs, announced on behalf of the Government of...

HST policy, P.E.I. climate change strategy 'in direct opposition' over heating oil

Published: 30Mar2017

"It's actually encouraging people to use that fuel source rather than alternative fuel sources," said Chris Ragan, an economics professor at McGill University and chair of the university's...

Expert on Trade: Brexit, CETA, and Canada-China free trade

Published: 30Mar2017

What will be the impact of Brexit on Canada? What will happen with the new upcoming new Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) this summer? Also, what can one expect from upcoming free...

Health care could be behind Canada's longer life expectancy

Published: 29Mar2017

But Erin Strumpf, who researches public health at McGill University in Montreal, says it is not so simple. With so many factors affecting health, such as lifestyle and genetics, it can be difficult...

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