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Concordia appoints a new chief financial officer

Concordia appoints a new chief financial officer

June 26, 2015

Sonia Trudel brings extensive expertise in finance and accounting.

The true cost of fuelling conflict

The true cost of fuelling conflict

June 23, 2015

The fluctuating price of petroleum leaves U.S. defence budgets compromised, Concordia research shows.

There's a new thirst-quencher on campus

There's a new thirst-quencher on campus

June 26, 2015

Coca-Cola Canada will provide beverage services at Concordia, starting this summer.

Concordia and CUFA reach agreement, in principle

Concordia and CUFA reach agreement, in principle

June 19, 2015

Next steps involve ratification and approval.

Jazz Fest memories: Dizzy's antics ... and high praise from Tony Bennett

Jazz Fest memories: Dizzy's antics ... and high praise from Tony Bennett

June 16, 2015

Music instructor Dave Turner recalls 35 years of playing with the greats.

Eva Samartzidis (1966-2015): 'A great lawyer and a great human being'

Eva Samartzidis (1966-2015): 'A great lawyer and a great human being'

June 26, 2015

A funeral service for the late associate general counsel will take place Saturday, June 27.



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In the last quarter century, conflicts in over 30 countries have involved recurrent attacks on schools and subsequent adoption of these facilities into military “bases, barracks, firing positions and armouries.” What is most astonishing, and disturbing, is that the militarization of schools technically renders them, under international law, legitimate targets for attack “even if students and teachers remain on site.

Kyle Matthews and Noah Schouela, Oslo Conference on Safe Schools.

Since 9/11, the myth of religious violence has taken on the status of unquestioned wisdom, a set of ideas that comedians impart to susceptible audiences and that politicians purvey to great advantage. Increasing unfamiliarity with the history and claims of various religions in our society suggests that atheist pundits have willing ears to hear how religion supposedly threatens our way of life. Few have engaged in the difficult task of digging into the truth of the matter.
On a beaucoup de produits qui sont vraiment spécifiques au Québec et qu’on apprend à transformer. Maintenant, le terme « terroir », si on veut se l’approprier légalement par une indication géographique protégée, il faut se rassembler. Il faut que les producteurs essaient de s’entendre sur leur manière de produire.
It is not that libido problems in women have been resistant to treatment. It is that (the U.S. Food and Drug Administration) has been resistant, first to the idea that low sexual desire in women was an unmet medical need, and second that a drug might actually stimulate desire, much like a sexual priming cue would do. It took a while [...] to get them on board with the idea.


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