Newsmakers is a web page that is updated daily and features the Newsmaker of the week — the Concordian who has had the greatest impact in the media during the current week, based on the media outlets his or her story appeared in and the size of the audience reached.
Newsmaker of the week
The Simone de Beauvoir Institute was granted official intervener status in the case of Canada versus Bedford on prostitution that was heard before the Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday, June 13.
Bombardier in Paris
Isabelle Dostaler, professor in the Department of Management, appeared on Radio Canada International to discuss the importance of the debut of Bombardier’s C Series airplane at the Paris Air Show.
Mental health in the workplace
A collaborative research project between researchers at Concordia, the Université de Montréal and the Université de Laval with the support of Standard Life Assurance has found that job insecurity, abusive supervision, excessive demands, the encroachment of work on family life and domestic relationship problems top the list of factors that contribute to the development of mental health issues in the workplace. This is the largest research study ever conducted on the subject in Canada: CNW Telbec (English), CNW Telbec (French), CNW Canada Newswire, Yahoo! Canada Finance, Morningstar, Digital Journal, OSix, Investor Point and Le Lézard.
Montreal Alouettes offensive lineman Kristian Matte, a former Stingers football player, was featured on TSN. Matte explains why he ended up playing for Concordia and how it helped him get drafted by the Alouettes.
Concordian a finalist in RBC Canadian Painting Competition
An article in the Globe and Mail profiles the three finalists for the 15th annual RBC Canadian Painting Competition. Among the finalists is Nathaniel Hurtubise, a graduate student in the Faculty of Fine Arts, for his oil painting “Until the latter fire shall heat the deep.”