Stunning rally gives Martlets 7th-straight Quebec crown

Athletics

Frederique Potvin scored 16 points as the McGill women’s basketball team rallied from a 13-point deficit in the final quarter to stun Laval 56-52 and capture the RSEQ league championship on Saturday.

Redmen romp to fifth Quebec hoops crown in six years

Athletics

Avery Cadogan came off the bench to score 19 points and was one of four teammates in double digits as the fifth-ranked McGill men’s basketball team toppled Concordia 98-79, Saturday, to capture the RSEQ championship.

Stingers stung, Redmen advance to Queen’s Cup

Athletics

Jerome Verrier and Samuel Tremblay each tallied twice and added a helper as the McGill men’s hockey team skated to a 6-2 triumph over Concordia to capture the OUA East title on Saturday.

McGill joins forces with Yokohama National University

News

An international program for senior managers and leaders, McGill’s International Masters Program for Managers is delivered at top schools in five different countries worldwide – Lancaster University in England, McGill University in Canada, IIMB in India, FGV/EPABE in Brazil and, new this year, Yokohama National University (YNU) in Japan

Federal budget revitalizes funding for Canadian research

News

The federal government announced a major injection of federal funds to support research in Tuesday’s 2018 budget. University leaders, researchers and students applauded the announcement, which includes nearly $1.7 billion in new money over five years for Canada’s research granting councils, along with $763 million for the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Wang wins silver at swim nationals

Athletics

Samuel Wang won silver in the 50m butterfly at the U SPORTS national swimming championships in Toronto this weekend. As well, Peter Carpenter became the first swim coach from McGill to merit national coach-of-the-year honours, sharing the award with UBC head coach Steve Price.

Dorothy Thomas Edding: Giving back to her country

Profile

Three decades after graduating from McGill, Dorothy Thomas Edding helped found Jamaica’s first and only university-based School of Physical Therapy, allowing aspiring physiotherapists to study and work closer to home.

Kevin Page on taxation and transparency

Four Burning Questions

Kevin Page, President and CEO of the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa, will be giving the keynote on the subject Taxation and Transparency tomorrow at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada conference.

GradLife McGill one-on-one with Principal Suzanne Fortier

Entre Nous

In an exclusive sit-down interview with GradLife McGill, Principal Suzanne Fortier shares the graduate, personal and academic experiences that have shaped who she is today. She also discusses her aspirations for Masters, PhD students and PostDoctoral fellows at McGill in 2018 and beyond.

Olympic heartbreak for Daoust and teammates

Athletics

Mélodie Daoust is named MVP of the women’s Olympic hockey tournament but Canada loses the gold medal game to their rivals from the United States in a shootout.