After the collapse of oil prices, Canadians were anxious to see the contents of the most recent federal budget. Deputy Finance Minister Paul Rochon, BA’83, played a key role in putting it together.
McGill researchers recently coordinated the “I Count MTL” project, an ambitious survey of Montreal’s homeless population that involved 800 volunteers and 60 organizations.
Today, he is a provocative poster boy for a post-Bill 101 Quebec. Before that, he was a McGill cultural studies student who picked up a new nickname that stuck – Sugar Sammy.
Brian Gallant, LLM’11, the new premier of New Brunswick, has a long to-do list to attend to. At the top of the list: repairing his province’s economy and bringing civility to politics.
A year after the town’s core was reduced to ashes, three McGill students have come up with a bold business plan to help Lac Mégantic get back on its feet.
Quebec finance minister Carlos Leitao, BA’79, once ranked as the world’s second best economist, is grateful to McGill for helping him adapt to his new country.
Wade Larson, MBA’00, is the driving force behind UrtheCast Corp., a Vancouver-based company that plans to “democratize” the view from space, offering anyone with an Internet connection the chance to see Earth the way astronauts do.
As the U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense for strategy, Daniel Chiu, BA’88, spends his days taking stock of everything that could conceivably go very, very wrong in the world.
Elite athletes don’t make it to the Olympics all on their own. Meet some of the McGill grads (moms, dads and coaches) who played key roles helping to nurture some of Sochi’s stars.
When the Canadian women’s hockey team defends its gold medal at the Winter Games in Sochi, three players very familiar to McGill hockey fans will be part of the action.