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U of S-Led Partnership Launches Anxiety and Depression Research Initiative
University of Saskatchewan | November 17, 2006
Research into anxiety and depression at the University of Saskatchewan receives a $780,000 boost today to develop early diagnosis tools for these debilitating conditions and develop treatments to improve the quality of life of both patients and their caregivers....[continue]

Eric Molson to receive honorary doctorate from Concordia University
Concordia University | November 16, 2006
Eric Molson, former Chancellor of Concordia University, will receive an honorary doctorate at one of the university’s upcoming fall convocation ceremonies....[continue]

Celebrated pianist Jacques Després takes the stage, Nov. 22
Mount Allison University | November 16, 2006
The Mount Allison Performing Arts Series welcomes music enthusiasts to Brunton Auditorium (134 Main Street) on Wednesday, November 22 at 8 p.m. for a performance by acclaimed pianist Jacques Després — a concert artist who has dazzled audiences for over two decades with his sensitive, yet powerful style and sympathetic interpretations of a broad range of composers....[continue]

Biography of Mr. Eric Herbert Molson
Concordia University | November 16, 2006
Born and raised in Montreal, Eric H Molson has been an active member of the community throughout his lifetime....[continue]

New Award Honours Renowned Poet P.K. Page
University of Victoria | November 16, 2006
Celebrated Canadian poet P.K. Page marks her 90th birthday later this month, but the distinguished woman of letters is the one handing out the presents....[continue]

Lorne Trottier: The gift of passion for stars and sky
McGill University | November 15, 2006
High-tech entrepreneur increases support of science, engineering at McGill...[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | November 14, 2006
Emeritus professor Elia Zureik (Sociology) receives extensive national coverage for research by the Queen's-based Surveillance Project on international attitudes toward surveillance, including the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Halifax Chronicle Herald, Edmonton Journal, Kingston Whig-Standard, CBC-TV’s the National and Newsworld and Global National-TV....[continue]

City's oldest war memorial undergoing restoration
University of Toronto | November 10, 2006
Commemorates U of T students who died defending Canada...[continue]

Guest pianist Yoko Hirota to perform Nov. 13
Mount Allison University | November 9, 2006
On Monday, November 13, Mount Allison’s music department will present a guest recital by pianist Yoko Hirota. The recital will take place in Brunton Auditorium and will begin at 8 p.m....[continue]

Cellist presents pro series recital
Brandon University | November 9, 2006
As in previous years, Brandon is one of the stops on the Eckhardt-Gramatté (E-gré) National Music Competition first place winner’s tour....[continue]

The University of Ottawa honours national leaders
University of Ottawa | November 7, 2006
Today the University of Ottawa is proud to recognize the recipients of the 2006 Distinguished Canadian Leadership Awards....[continue]

National columnist Chantal Hebert to speak at Brock
Brock University | October 25, 2006
Chantal Hebert, national affairs columnist for the Toronto Star, will be the guest speaker for the 2006 D. G. Willmot Distinguished Lecture Series, sponsored by the Faculty of Business at Brock University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Sean O'Sullivan Theatre. A reception will follow the presentation....[continue]

Canada's Top Young Classical Musicians to Perform and Teach at BU
Brandon University | October 25, 2006
The 2006-2007 pro series continues with one of Canada’s fastest rising stars, cellist Denise Djokic. Denise was born in Halifax into a family of musicians – her father Philippe performed at the inaugural Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival this past summer, along with her brother, Marc....[continue]

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton | October 24, 2006
Governor General award-winning poet Anne Compton will launch her new book, Meetings with Maritime Poets: Interviews, on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 7 pm at the Grand Hall of the Scotiabank Building (40 Charlotte Street)....[continue]

Thibaut Duverneix
Concordia University | October 19, 2006
Originally from France, Thibaut Duverneix began his exploration in art as a musician. Although classically trained, Thibaut quickly became interested in contemporary and electro acoustic styles....[continue]

Robert Winters
Concordia University | October 19, 2006
Photographer, multimedia artist and performer...[continue]

Concordia University | October 19, 2006
General information about the Festival du Nouveau Cinema:[continue]

McGill expert alert: Hockey
McGill University | October 18, 2006
As hockey enthusiasts young and old lace up their skates for another season, parents and players face questions ranging from how to stay safe on the ice to how to choose the right hockey stick....[continue]

It Takes a Society: Fighting Childhood Obesity
McGill University | October 18, 2006
The undisputed pandemic of childhood obesity worldwide threatens to be the major public health problem of the new century. We have created a modern society in which the first generation of children of the new millennium could be the first since the rise of the industrial revolution to have a shorter lifespan than its predecessors....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 16, 2006
Tom Axworthy’s (Policy Studies) opinion piece about China responding to North Korea’s nuclear testing appears in the Toronto Star....[continue]

MBA repeats #1 BusinessWeek ranking
Queen's University | October 13, 2006
Queen’s MBA has been ranked #1 for the second time in a row by BusinessWeek magazine’s influential biannual ranking of MBA programs outside the US, with five Canadian schools dominating the top ten....[continue]

Stephen Leahey: "Work hard and always give back to your community"
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
For Stephen Leahey, there is only one thing that he attributes to his success in life — Saint Mary’s University....[continue]

But Atlantic Canada needs to do more
St. Mary's University | October 13, 2006
Atlantic Canada needs to look at other cities in the country in order to find ways to attract and retain more immigrants, said Dr. Jeffrey Reitz....[continue]

Biography of Kenneth Anger
Concordia University | October 13, 2006
Kenneth Anger is a living legend whose experimental films leave no one indifferent. Born in 1930, the son of an engineer, the black sheep of a conservative family, he was raised by a free spirited grandmother....[continue]

Ignatieff - "Foot in Mouth" Propensity
University of Western Ontario | October 12, 2006
Cristine de Clercy, professor of Political Science Department at The University of Western Ontario, specializes in Canadian political leaders....[continue]

National Choir Performs at Brandon University
Brandon University | October 12, 2006
"A national treasure"—Montreal Gazette"Beyond brilliant . . . Don't miss this choir"—Hamilton Spectator...[continue]

Same-sex marriage and parenting rights forums at York U
York University | October 11, 2006
Public forums on two vital national social policy issues – same-sex marriage and parental rights – will take place October 11 and 18 at York University....[continue]

Craig Lawrence Dobbin: 1935 to 2006
St. Mary's University | October 10, 2006
Craig Lawrence Dobbin OC, D.Sc.(h.c.), LL.D (1935 to 2006) passed away on October 7....[continue]

Playwright reading explores aftermath of Montreal Massacre
University of Regina | October 6, 2006
University of Regina playwright-in-residence Colleen Murphy will introduce a full concert reading of her latest award-winning play, The December Man (L’homme de décembre), on Wed., Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shu-Box Theatre, Riddell Centre. The reading is open to the public and is free of charge....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | October 6, 2006
Dan Usher’s (Economics) academic career is in featured in the Globe and Mail. He also discusses the way competitive markets have changed human existence in relation to his text Political Economy in the Globe and Mail....[continue]

Study Shows Practice Can Help Old Brains Learn New Tricks
University of Prince Edward Island | October 4, 2006
A new study led by Dr. Eric Richards of the UPEI Department of Psychology is challenging some of our stereotypes about the capacity of older people to change....[continue]

McGill and Montreal Matters: All about school
McGill University | October 3, 2006
Series to highlight education policy, preventing bullying and more...[continue]

You can teach an old brain new tricks
McMaster University | October 3, 2006
Study shows that seniors can learn to multi-task...[continue]

UNBF to Honour Supreme Court Justice
University of New Brunswick - Saint John | September 29, 2006
The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton will honour a Supreme Court Justice at its 52nd Convocation on Thursday, Oct. 19....[continue]

Future of music takes centre stage at McGill
McGill University | September 29, 2006
McGill University will host some of the music industry's most influential players when the Sixth Annual Future of Music Policy Summit comes to the Schulich School of Music, Oct. 5-7....[continue]

Immigration for Nation-Building in Regions and Cities
St. Mary's University | September 28, 2006
A well-known professor of Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies in Canada will be at Saint Mary’s University in October to talk about how immigration can boost economies in regions and cities, particularly in Atlantic Canada....[continue]

Concordia University | September 26, 2006
Also on September 28th at 7 p.m. Concordia University’s History Department presents a public lecture by one of the world’s leading Public Historians, Dr. Roy Rosenzweig, "Toward a Democratic Digital Past: Prospects and Problems."...[continue]

U of G to Host Opera on Norman Bethune
University of Guelph | September 26, 2006
The University of Guelph is hosting a touring chamber opera chronicling the last five years in the life of renowned Canadian doctor Norman Bethune Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. in Room 107 of the MacKinnon Building....[continue]

Concordia University | September 26, 2006
On September 28th at 7 p.m. Concordia University’s Chair in Canadian Jewish Studies co-sponsors the book launch of Reading Writers Reading....[continue]

Concordia University Keeps on Shuffling
Concordia University | September 26, 2006
Friday, September 29, Concordia University will present the 17th edition of its annual Shuffle. Concordia President Claude Lajeunesse will join hundreds of staff, faculty, students, alumni and friends in the 6.5 km walkathon from the University’s downtown Sir George Williams Campus to its Loyola Campus to raise funds for scholarships and bursaries....[continue]



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