A major collaboration between the Larry and Cookie Rossy Family Foundation, the McGill University Health Centre, the Jewish General Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital Centre has resulted in an investment $58 million toward the Rossy Cancer Network.
McGill and TELUS Health announced on May 7 that they have entered into a three-year, $1 million dollar partnership to create a learning environment and conduct research on how best to use technology to improve health and healthcare delivery for Canadians.
The kids will still be in school for another two months, and with the chilly spring we’ve had so far, summer feels a long way off. But those parents who’ve gone through the process before know that you shouldn’t wait too long to start reserving a spot in a summer camp for your child. McGill-affiliated camps offer something for just about everyone, from junior jocks and sawed-off scientists to computing enthusiasts and budding musicians. And with drop-off and pick-up likely close to mom or dad’s place of work, everybody wins.
Layoffs of McGill employees, though still a possibility, will only be implemented when all other options to reduce expenditures have been explored, said Provost Anthony C. Masi and Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) Michael Di Grappa in an email sent to the McGill community on April 4.
About 25 McGill students took part last Friday in an informal discussion on government and politics with the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Conservative MP for Parry Sound-Muskoka (Ontario).
A pay cut for senior administration, a hiring freeze, pay freezes for many employees and an early-retirement program are among the sobering measures Principal Heather Munroe-Blum announced yesterday (Tuesday) to help McGill find the $43 million it must save in order to deal with government-imposed cuts and the University’s own budgetary shortfall.
The long process to establish a set of guidelines and ground rules concerning protests, demonstrations and occupations on campus cleared another hurdle Wednesday as Senate approved a revised Statement of Principles Concerning Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Peaceful Assembly.
Facing reality is generally a good thing to do, Principal Heather Munroe-Blum told a luncheon meeting of the Canadian Club of Montreal on Monday, and it is time for Quebec to embrace change, especially as it relates to post-secondary education.
Principal Heather Munroe-Blum used her last appearance at the Summit on Higher Education as a wake up call to the government, saying the recent budget cuts will result in lost jobs and student services.