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Concordia's new food service provider focuses on ethical dining

Concordia's new food service provider focuses on ethical dining

June 29, 2015

Aramark is bringing a local, sustainable menu to campus this fall.

Summer book list: 14 great reads

Summer book list: 14 great reads

June 17, 2015

Caterpillar studies? Clive Cussler? Concordia students, staff and faculty share their favourite tomes for the hammock.

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.

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.



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We need to find new and creative ways to think about and manage the balance between work and family. Flexible work structures go a long way toward creating this balance […] More than that, though, we need a shift in public — and especially workplace — thinking about caregiving. If the raising of children, and caregiving in general, are valued as important endeavours, then not only will flexible work options be available, but the attitude to those options will enable parents to engage in their dual roles successfully.
Pourquoi ne pas poser les jalons d’une nouvelle dynamique identitaire ? Il s’agit ici de prendre acte des transformations profondes dans la société québécoise, notamment l’apport de l’immigration et de la diversité [...], la place de la communauté anglophone, du rapport aux peuples autochtones, les valeurs des nouvelles générations. À certains égards, les jeunes et des moins jeunes sont déjà rendus là et ne se sentent pas moins souverains dans leur manière d’appréhender le monde.
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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