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    This hockey agent gets his elbows up

    This hockey agent gets his elbows up

    Allan Walsh, BA’87, is the co-managing director of Octagon, an agency that represents some of the top players in the NHL. He doesn’t mind putting a few noses out of joint if it’s in the interests of his clients.

    Alumni Profiles

    A church leader for the 21st century

    A church leader for the 21st century

    Mary Irwin-Gibson, BTh’79, is the first female bishop in the 165-year history of the Anglican Diocese of Montreal. With her MBA training, she’s prepared to tackle the challenges facing her church.

    Newsbites

    A business conference like no other

    A business conference like no other

    Wayne Gretzky will be one of the big names at APEX 2016, a unique business conference that McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management has helped put together.

    Discovery

    The gift of you

    The gift of you

    Want to buy great gifts for your loved ones? Assistant professor of psychology Lauren Human advises you to focus on your interests, not theirs.

    Reviews

    A different take on inequality

    A different take on inequality

    U.S. president Barack Obama worries about the rise in economic inequality. So does the pope. In his new book, William Watson, BA’74, explains why he thinks they’re worrying too much.

    On Campus

    The story behind the billion-dollar cancer marker

    The story behind the billion-dollar cancer marker

    Fifty years ago, McGill researchers Phil Gold and Samuel Freedman discovered CEA, a protein that continues to be the most commonly used marker for cancer tumours.