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So you won gold at the Pan Am Games. What's next?

So you won gold at the Pan Am Games. What's next?

July 27, 2015

JMSB student and synchro team captain Marie-Lou Morin checks in from the 2015 FINA World Championships in Russia.

Chicken fries: the secret to a Burger King success story

Chicken fries: the secret to a Burger King success story

July 27, 2015

Food marketing expert Jordan Lebel weighs in on a snacking phenomenon.

Hollywood comes to Concordia

Hollywood comes to Concordia

July 23, 2015

Who knew the Loyola and Sir George Williams campuses were such cinematic hotspots?

Ethiopian sci-fi and ant-sized superheroes: Fantasia is back!

Ethiopian sci-fi and ant-sized superheroes: Fantasia is back!

July 3, 2015

Montreal’s largest summer film festival will feature 22 short films by Concordia students and recent graduates.

In search of a healthy and energy-efficient building

In search of a healthy and energy-efficient building

July 15, 2015

Concordia researchers reveal dangerous by-products released by a filter already in commercial use.



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Israel, in my view, should “swallow” this deal and stop releasing hollowed threatening declarations against Iran that do not contribute to its deterrence strategy. Israel should hope that this “bad deal” would beget openness of Iran to the West and the triumph of the democratic and modernizing forces over the revolutionary and fundamentalist ones within Iran.
We are all too frequently entertained—and not educated—by our media outlets. The stories that help us understand what influences public policy and the factors that determine our health status—the so-called social determinants of health—are left largely untold. ‘Health policy’ writ large may be a topic of interest to Canadians, but it is not an easy sell for the media.

Kathleen O’Grady and Noralou Roos, where’s the news on Canadian health policy?

We were shocked that some of the gases to come through the system are more dangerous than the original gas […] Because it's new technology and the public accepts whatever the industry says, if a company says it is working they believe it. But it has not been tested by a standards organisation.
While I think there should be a general policy regarding presenteeism, I think it needs to be enacted a lot more on the shop floor or in the trading room […] How do we balance some degree of expectation for people to show up with on the other hand being sensitive to the fact that people might be reticent to take a day off when they probably damn well should?


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