Who pays for Canada? Taxes and fairness   

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This year marks the centenary of income tax in Canada – first collected in 1918. With this in mind, the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada will look at ‘taxes and fairness’ during it’s annual conference from Feb. 21–23.

Le James is on the move again

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McGill’s nomadic bookstore, Le James, located in 680 Sherbrooke St. W., is moving again – but very close by and only temporarily.

Maestro Kent Nagano to conduct McGill Symphony Orchestra

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It’s a first and only for one night: The Schulich School of Music’s McGill Symphony Orchestra (MGSO) will perform under the baton of Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Music Director Maestro Kent Nagano on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Maison symphonique.

Feb 19: Jay Belsky to deliver public lecture

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In his public lecture Beyond Risk, Resilience and Dysregulation: Differential Susceptibility to “For Worse and for Better” Environmental Influences, Jay Belsky, Professor of Human Development at the University of California, Davis, will discuss the implications for targeted interventions, especially where societies face pressure with limited resources to improve well-being.

A celebration of women scientists at McGill (and beyond)

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In keeping with the theme Women in Science at McGill (and Beyond), this year’s Mini-Science is unique seven-week public lecture series featuring some of McGill’s outstanding women biologists, chemists, geographers, geologists and even a historian of science.

Black History Month 2018

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McGill’s Social Equity and Diversity Education Office, McGill and the Black Students’ Network of McGill present the second annual Black History Month, featuring speakers, music and events focussing on the theme of Resistance.

Looking back on McGill’s Great Flood

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On January 28, 2013, millions of liters of water started flowing down from a Doctor-Penfield Avenue water main into downtown Montreal, flooding numerous McGill buildings. Dozens of staff members were immediately mobilized. This is a look back on the efforts that contributed to McGill’s quick recovery.

IT security advisory: Meltdown and Spectre awareness

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It has been revealed that nearly every central processing unit (CPU) manufactured in the last 20 years is affected by two major security vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre. McGill IT Services recognizes the seriousness of this threat and is taking steps to ensure the safety of the McGill community.

Principal Fortier in Davos

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Principal Suzanne Fortier is attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this week. The Meeting is bringing together a record number of leaders from G7 economies, government and international organizations alongside leaders from business, civil society, academia, the arts and media, who are convening under the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.”

Security Services self-defence course for women

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Sign up now for R.A.D.,  a self-defence course taught by McGill Security Services. The one-and-a-half day training course is offered to all female students, faculty and staff.