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Quickest sale ever at the greenhouse

Quickest sale ever at the greenhouse

January 22, 2015

What was once a four-day event ended in an hour and 20 minutes.

Concordia’s First Voices week: ‘This is a way of saying, “We're here”’

Concordia’s First Voices week: ‘This is a way of saying, “We're here”’

January 21, 2015

The inaugural awareness event aims to welcome, teach and inspire.

Unlocking the secrets of sleep

Unlocking the secrets of sleep

January 21, 2015

A new grant will support crucial health research at the PERFORM Centre.

How to teach millennials? Embrace technology

How to teach millennials? Embrace technology

January 21, 2015

Concordia’s 2015 Teaching and Learning Festival will explore ways to meet the evolving needs of the modern student.

Beyond the gallery: Conversations in Contemporary Art

Beyond the gallery: Conversations in Contemporary Art

January 21, 2015

A lecture series is bringing a group of dynamic practitioners to Concordia.

Why being social is even more important than you realize

Why being social is even more important than you realize

January 20, 2015

A new Concordia study shows just how dangerous isolation can be.



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All of the “win-win” talk surrounding the announcements of these plans boils down to Montreal getting the capital for the projects from our retirement plans rather than having to raise it in the marketplace. It seems inevitable that the government will end up having to use its powers of taxation to ensure the break-even financial operation of these projects. Will the rating agencies therefore then decide that the investments represent a de facto addition to our public debt? I hope not.
Having committed ourselves to military involvement in Iraq, we Canadians should be asking ourselves exactly what goals we hope to achieve. Personally, after recently spending three weeks in the region, I am not convinced that “preserving the territorial integrity” of the present Iraqi state should be one of them.
This study shows that prolonged social isolation can have a negative effect on physical health. The message is clear: reach out to other people. The more quickly you manage to integrate socially in your new home, the healthier you'll be. It's easier said than done, but it's worth it.

Jean-Philippe Gouin, make friends, stay healthy.

They're vicious, and they're using the most intense forms of violence, just like ISIS in Iraq and Syria, to achieve their aims: to create a new state that's based on Sharia law.

Kyle Matthews“Boko Haram Crisis"



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Beyond the Headlines 2013
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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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