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Concordia's president offers his holiday greetings

Concordia's president offers his holiday greetings

December 18, 2014

Alan Shepard thanks community members for their contributions.

L. Jacques Ménard joins Montréal International as board chairman

L. Jacques Ménard joins Montréal International as board chairman

December 18, 2014

The Concordia alum and president of BMO Financial Group spearheaded Je Vois Montréal, an innovative initiative to improve the city.

Concordia's Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery wins 2 top Quebec awards

Concordia's Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery wins 2 top Quebec awards

December 11, 2014

Gala des arts visuels celebrated the university's exhibitions and curators.

Get ready for a new online experience at Concordia

Get ready for a new online experience at Concordia

December 11, 2014

A mobile-friendly, self-service portal goes live January 26.

The top 12 Instagram pics of Concordia in 2014

The top 12 Instagram pics of Concordia in 2014

December 16, 2014

You snapped and inspired; we reposted. Here are this year’s most popular Instagram photos shared by Concordia.

Got a business idea? Learn how to make it happen

Got a business idea? Learn how to make it happen

December 16, 2014

Budding entrepreneurs are eligible for the Dobson Practicum.



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Education can’t be something being done to them, it needs to be done for and with them, by people who understand their needs and their life experiences.

 

Natasha Blanchet-Cohen, First Nations education.

 

Malgré les épouvantables drames qu’ils ont vécues, les milliers de yézidis réfugiés dans les monts Sinjar, dans la vallée de Lalish et ailleurs, gardent courage. La volonté de survivre au génocide semble désormais ancrée dans leur identité historique.
Just as a parent would never give their child a cigarette to try, the same view should perhaps apply to alcohol. Delaying that first taste of alcohol might be the best thing you can do — even if it’s New Year’s Eve.

Erin O'Loughlin, The roots of binge drinking

I think what the government should be doing is addressing the social and economic conditions underlying the sex industry. Conditions such as poverty, violence, and gender inequalities, and develop some appropriate social policies for those including an attitude change about people that are involved in the sex industry.


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Beyond the Headlines 2013
Beyond the Headlines 2013
Inspired by Concordia’s four-part conversation series with The Globe and Mail on the theme of “Living well and staying healthy,” Beyond the Headlines 2013 showcases the ideas of internationally renowned university research experts and their intellectual counterparts. Beyond the Headlines is published annually.
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