Mac Paddle Shack opens for paddlers of all ages

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The Mac Paddle Shack is operated by Mac Athletics and Recreation for the McGill community, as well as the public, and offers kayak, stand up paddle board, canoe rentals and classes in paddling and paddle board yoga classes. The classes are run out of an innovative structure made of recycled shipping containers.

Crafting a better beer

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Canada’s extensive malting and brewing industry could get a further boost from new insight into the science of malting.

McGill’s summer reading list

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We received some solid entries for the Reporter’s first-ever summer reading list. While the list isn’t as extensive as our annual winter holiday version, it does include some excellent offerings.

Reopening of McTavish and Dr. Penfield

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“I am delighted to inform you that the City of Montreal’s major construction projects around the downtown campus are very close to being finished,” writes Robert Couvrette, AVP (Facilities Management and Ancillary Services)

Last chance to get local veggies!

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The McGill Farmers’ Market is offering weekly and bi-weekly Community Supported Agriculture baskets from three local farms this summer. Baskets begin in one week, but we still have some baskets remaining!

What I did this summer…

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Have you lined up some interesting fieldwork or research this summer? The McGill Reporter wants to tell your story…

Celebration with introspection

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There’s more to Montreal’s 375th and Canada’s 150th anniversaries than big parties. (But there are plenty of those.) Two upcoming events – a lacrosse festival and the submission of the Final Report of the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education – are offering clear-eyed critiques of the past in order to build a more inclusive future.

McGill strikes gold at CCAE awards

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McGill has set a new gold standard for excellence in advancement, winning three gold medals at this year’s Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education national conference in Hamilton, Ont.

Suzanne Fortier reappointed as Principal

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At its May 25 meeting, McGill’s Board of Governors approved the reappointment of Suzanne Fortier. Her second five-year term as Principal and Vice-Chancellor begins on July 1, 2018.

Upcoming email changes to take advantage of Office 365

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Starting in June and continuing into the fall, McGill IT Services will be making changes to optimize our email processes and gain the full benefits of moving to Email on Office 365.