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L. Jacques Ménard joins Montréal International as board chairman

L. Jacques Ménard joins Montréal International as board chairman

December 18, 2014

Ménard, BComm 67, LLD 06, chairman of BMO Nesbitt Burns and president of the BMO Financial Group, Québec, spearheaded the Je Vois Montréal initiative, which called upon citizens to submit ideas for improving the city.

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.

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.

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.

Alexandre Bilodeau: life after the Olympics

Alexandre Bilodeau: life after the Olympics

November 25, 2014

Update: The Concordia student and record-breaking skier just landed the national title of Athlete of the Year.

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.



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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

The number of gay and trans characters that one sees on mainstream television shows has proliferated enormously – there’s no question that the overall level of visibility has increased and with that more sensitivity around the identity issues that affect those communities and how heterosexuals can help ensure that we create a just society for all.

Marc Lafrance, the new androgyny.



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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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