The problem of hockey in Quebec history

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As part of his book launch, Canadian sport historian Andrew Holman examines how deeply hockey, born in Montreal in 1875, has been embedded in and shaped by the politics of identity and national affirmation in Quebec.

McGill Reporter 2017 year in review

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A look back at 2017 through the prism of the McGill Reporter.

McGill Reads, 2017 holiday edition

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Our annual McGill Reads holiday reading list celebrates this, its fifth year, in real fashion, with a thought-provoking selection of great reads as suggested by University students, staff, faculty and administrators.

Rouleau reappointed MNI director

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McGill’s Board of Governors has approved the reappointment of Dr. Guy Rouleau as Director of the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI). His second five-year term begins January 1, 2018.

Get the flu shot, not the flu!

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The influenza virus – or the flu – makes millions of Canadians sick each year, and a vaccine is the best way to prevent it. We’re happy to announce that once again this year, there are sufficient funds to cover the full cost of the flu vaccine for active McGill staff under age 65 who are members of the University’s health and/or dental plans, as well as their eligible dependents under 65.

Winter’s here

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Environment Canada has issued heavy snowfall warning for the Montreal area for Tuesday and Wednesday. Exams will proceed as scheduled, so give yourself extra time (take an earlier bus or train) to get to your exam venue on time.

Last chance to see McGill@Expo 67

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McGill@Expo 67, an exhibition at the McGill Library celebrating Expo 67’s 50th anniversary, showcases the University’s rich collections of photographs, souvenirs, drawings and passports from the seminal event. The exhibit closes on Dec. 21.

McGill grad nominated Commissioner of Official Languages

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Raymond Théberge (PhD84) has been nominated to be Canada’s next Commissioner of Official Languages. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (BA94) made the announcement on Thursday morning. Théberge currently serves as the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Moncton.

Remembering the women of École Polytechnique

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McGill will commemorate the Ecole Polytechnique massacre at the Université de Montreal, in which 14 women were murdered on Dec. 6, 1989, and another 14 injured. McGill’s flags will be set at half staff on Wednesday, Dec. 6, and a memorial service will be held at Birks Chapel (3520 University Street, 2nd floor) beginning at 5 p.m.

What will you read over the holidays?

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For the fifth-straight year, we’re asking McGillians to tell us what they plan on reading during the break. Send us your reading list and we’ll post it on the Reporter site.