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Up to 30 homes to be expropriated for Caisse's light rail transit system
CTV Montreal News - 2016-08-24
The planned route for the Caisse de Depot's light rail system for Montreal and suburbs will require the expropriation of up to 30 homes. Two buildings that had been earmarked for possible expropriation, namely the Rodier building and the building that ...

Canadian 'doctor in your pocket' app raises health care questions
Metro News - 2016-08-23
When Nicole Simone had telltale signs of an eye infection a few months ago, she was pretty sure she knew what she had. She also knew her family doctor typically books appointments at least three to five days in advance. Suspecting she was contagious, the ...

1 in 4 experiences sexual victimization on Quebec campuses, study finds
CBC - 2016-09-22
Sexual victimization remains a major issue on Quebec universities and is a common occurrence at social events on and off campus, according to a new study by researchers at Université de Sherbrooke. The study found that a quarter of students at six French ...

Football: Carabins Destroy Stingers 59-3
The Link - 2016-09-16
Concordia Stingers slotback Jahlani Gilbert-Knorren tackled by a Carabins player. Photo Yacine Bouhali The Université de Montréal Carabins brought their winning streak to three games after triumphing 59-3, solidifying their position at number one in the ...

More transparency needed on air quality data near Turcot: public health expert
CTV Montreal News - 2016-09-12
The transport ministry needs to be more transparent, said Joseph Zayed, a public health expert at Universite de Montreal. "When you obtain results you have to make public these results," he said. "The residents have the right to know to what level ...

Minister Bibeau announces $213,187,000 to transform research at Université de Montréal, HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal and McGill University
news.gc.ca - 2016-09-06
The Government of Canada values the critical role the nation's post-secondary institutions play in attracting world-class researchers, catalyzing discoveries that improve our health and environment, and contributing to an innovative economy that leads to ...

Validity of the Universite de Montreal Track Test to assess the velocity associated with peak oxygen uptake for adolescents
www.researchgate.net - 2016-07-16
The purpose of the study was to test the ability to determine the velocity associated with peak oxygen uptake for adolescents by means of a simple field test, the Université de Montréal Track Test (UMTT). Fifteen adolescents, 13.4 +/- 1.0 years ...

Le Département de psychologie de l'Université de Montréal: cinquante ans de qualité dans la diversité
www.researchgate.net - 2016-01-01
In honour of the 50th Anniversary of the Département de psychologie, this special issue of Canadian Psychology provides you with seven scientific papers written by professors and researchers within the Department. These papers illustrate the diversity of ...

Music at University of Montreal/Université de Montréal
thecanadianencyclopedia.ca - 2016-10-18
University of Montreal/Université de Montréal. Canada's largest French-language university, founded in 1919 by a rescript of Pope Benedict XV which made the branch established by Laval University in Montreal in 1876 an autonomous Roman Catholic institution.

Sara Tukachinsky, Université de Montréal
Mc Gill - 2016-10-06
Donner Building: Room PK-5115, Gromov-Witten theory in genus zero. In 2003 Welschinger defined invariants of real symplectic manifolds of complex dimensions 2 and 3, which count pseudo-holomorphic disks with boundary and interior point constraints. Since ...

40% of Quebec university buildings in poor condition, government report says
CBC - 2016-10-06
A Quebec government analysis of universities across the province has revealed that many of the institutions are falling apart, with McGill, Concordia and Université de Montréal's campuses among the worst. The report, obtained by Radio-Canada, discloses ...

Beauty and the Beast: The Polarimeter of the Universite de Montreal
www.researchgate.net - 2015-11-22
Fairy Tales, Sexuality, and Gender in France, 1690-1715: Nostalgic Utopias, and: Wonder Tales: Six French Stories of Enchantment, and: Beauty and the Beast, And Other Classic French Fairy Tales, and: Les Contes de fees et les nouvelles de Madame d'Aulnoy ...

Roundtable on the 2015 federal election at Université de Montréal
marc-garneau.liberal.ca - 2015-08-15
Montreal, August 15, 2015 - Marc Garneau, Liberal candidate for the riding of Notre-Dame-de- Grâce-Westmount, was delighted to participate in a roundtable on the 2015 federal election. The roundtable, which was hosted by the Institut du Nouveau ...

McGill and Université de Montréal announce mental-health initiatives
Montreal Gazette - 2014-10-07
McGill University and the Université de Montréal announced new initiatives Tuesday to help students deal with mental health issues. The programs were made possible by a $1-million donation by Bell, to be shared equally by the two universities. McGill is ...

Professors question sale of Universite de Montreal building
CTV Montreal News - 2012-10-15
Some professors at l'universite de Montreal are upset about the sale of one of the school's buildings to Frank Catania and associates -- a company into which the Charbonneau Commission on corruption is looking. Once a convent, the BRAMS building at 1430 ...

Short Cuts: New Space Strategy Coming in June 2017, a Balanced Space Program and more
SpaceRef - 2016-11-22
All are welcome. William Ward (Canadian SCOSTEP representative, wward@unb.ca) The federal and provincial governments combined contribution of nearly $44 million to relocate and expand Centennial College's aerospace program at Downsview is the first step ...

6 Canadian Universities Crack Graduate Employability Rankings' Top 100
The Huffington Post - 2016-11-23
Canada's top 10 for employability also included Queen's University, Universite de Montreal, McMaster University (all falling in the 101-150 ranking spots), and Western University (151-200).

New V-Ps Finance and Research, renewed Dean of Medicine
McGill Publications - 2016-12-02
The Board of Governors approved two senior administration appointments and one reappointment during its meeting on December 1, 2016. Yves Beauchamp will join McGill as the new Vice-Principal (Administration and Finance) and Martha Crago take on the ...

Google and other tech giants are rushing to invest in new Montreal artificial intelligence research lab
Financial Post - 2016-11-21
Montreal, in particular, has developed a concentration of expertise in the area of AI, largely thanks to the efforts of Universite de Montreal professor Yoshua Bengio, head of the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA). "(AI) will affect ...

Google gives $4.5 million to UdeM "deep learning" lab
CTV Montreal News - 2016-11-27
Yoshua Bengio is the head of the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms, a lab at the Universite de Montreal that does cutting-edge research into artificial intelligence, a branch of computer science that teaches computers machines to think in almost ...

Université de Montréal is closing its faculty of theology amid restructuring
The Catholic Register - 2016-11-17
MONTREAL - Université de Montréal - Canada's second-largest university - announced it will close its faculty of theology and transform it into an institute of religious studies embedded in the faculty of arts and sciences.

Astellas Renews Commitment with CUA-CUOG to Advance Uro-oncology Research in Canada
CNW Group - 2016-12-02
MARKHAM, ON, Dec. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Genitourinary cancer research in Canada will continue to receive funding thanks to the long-standing research collaboration between the Canadian Urological Association-Canadian Urologic Oncology Group (CUA-CUOG) and ...

Trudeau says there's no link between him and foundation bearing family name
Squamish Chief - 2016-11-25
Bin and a partner, Niu Gensheng, subsequently finalized a $1 million donation to the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation and the law faculty at Universite de Montreal. The foundation is a charitable organization which promotes research in the humanities and ...

Major ALS Research Funding Announced
Mc Gill - 2016-11-24
Researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University are playing key roles in uncovering the mechanisms underlying ALS and will share in $3.9 million, part of $4.5 million in research funding announced on Nov. 23 by the ALS Society of ...

Next 36 recruits future business stars from schools across the country
Rogers Media - 2016-11-29
Five years after graduating from a bold educational initiative known as the Next 36, Canadian tech phenom Stephen Lake joined a cross-Canada campus tour this fall to recruit the 2017 cohort of student entrepreneurs with the capacity to think big ...

National Bank Unveils BLEU DE BLEU
Finance Yahoo - 2016-11-25
This art installation will line a six-kilometre stretch of one of Montreal's main highways MONTREAL, Nov. 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Louis Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of National Bank, was proud to present the concept and the artist ...

Calgary-Laval rematch headlines 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup
canadafootballchat.com - 2016-11-21
After 13 exciting weeks of U Sports football, the 52nd ArcelorMittal Dofasco Vanier Cup, which will be held on Nov. 26 at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ont., will come down to a match between the Université de Laval Rouge et Or and the University of ...

Université de Montréal set to lock out veterinary teachers
Montreal Gazette - 2016-12-22
The Université de Montréal says clinician teachers at its faculty of veterinary medicine will be locked out indefinitely as of noon on Thursday. The decision comes as the teachers based in St-Hyacinthe negotiate for a first collective agreement. The ...

Ipsen Amends Licensing Agreement with Exelixis to Commercialize and Develop Cabozantinib in Canada
CNW Group - 2016-12-22
Cabozantinib currently indicated for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma patients in the US and Europe MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Canada Inc., the Canadian affiliate of Ipsen announced today that Ipsen and ...

Former Montrealer gives TAU $21.5M to produce world-class Israeli athletes
The Canadian Jewish News - 2016-12-20
Donor Sylvan Adams, second from left, is seen with, from left, Prof. Mickey Scheinowitz; Prof. Jacob Frenkel, chair of the Tel Aviv University board; TAU president Joseph Klafter; and Amos Elad, TAU vice-president. Former prominent Quebec real estate ...

Yoshua Bengio, Université de Montréal
Mc Gill - 2016-11-18
Deep learning has arisen around 2006 as a renewal of neural networks research allowing such models to have more layers. Theoretical investigations have shown that functions obtained as deep compositions of simpler functions (which includes both deep and ...

Michael Ignatieff named to Order of Canada
iPolitics - 2017-01-01
Michael Ignatieff was named to the Order of Canada on Friday for his "contributions to the advancement of knowledge as a human rights scholar and reporter." The former Liberal Party of Canada leader was appointed to the order alongside 99 others ...

Media Advisory: Minister Bibeau to Make Major Announcement Benefitting Research at the Universite de Montreal
Digital Journal - 2016-09-02
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 2, 2016) - The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will make an announcement benefitting research ...

Architecture students invited to submit essays for Moriyama RAIC International Prize Scholarships
Canadian Architect - 2016-12-16
Are you a full-time architecture student registered at a Canadian architecture school? You could win a $5,000 scholarship by writing an essay describing the moment when you decided to become an architect! The Moriyama RAIC Student Scholarships are three ...

School of Speech Pathology and Audiology
www.researchgate.net - 2016-12-20
[Show abstract] [Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: A genetic basis to chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is postulated, but remains elusive. We have recently identified low levels of circulating CD8 lymphocytes as a frequent finding in difficult-to-treat or refractory ...

Université de Montréal
tourisme-montreal.org - 2016-12-25
The Université de Montréal is the first centre of higher education in Québec. It has the 2nd largest student body in Canada and the 1st in Québec, hosting more than 7,500 foreign students. Its 2,640 professors and researchers are divided into 16 ...

Genomic Presents New Data For Oncotype DX
investingnews.com - 3 months ago
Genomic Health (NASDAQ:GHDX) announced positive results from 15 Oncotype DX studies in 12 countries. As quoted in the press release: New findings, presented at the 15 th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference in Vienna, included a summary of ...

March 29: Fixing the housing bubble. Plus other letters to the editor
Globe and Mail - 3 months ago
Re Liberals Reverse Course On Chinese Deal (March 28): Your article on the Trudeau government agreeing to allow a Chinese takeover of a Montreal high-tech company, thereby exposing Canadian technology to appropriation by China for use in directed-energy ...

Opinion: Smart for Edmonton to seize AI opportunity
Edmonton Journal - 3 months ago
Consider this: by 2025, artificial intelligence and machine-learning technologies -- and the products and businesses they will spark -- are predicted to generate at least $50 trillion in global economic growth. In the past five years, venture capital ...

New Research Shows Oncotype DX® Breast Cancer Test Helps Reduce Burden of Chemotherapy
CNW Group - 3 months ago
REDWOOD CITY, CA, March 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced results from 15 Oncotype DX ® studies across 12 countries, providing real-world evidence of the test's ability to change treatment decisions in breast cancer ...

WOLFE: The Quebec Advantage
canadafootballchat.com - 4 months ago
Many, perhaps most fans would look to the huge budgets of Laval and Universite de Montreal. Can you buy a championship? Perhaps not, but money certainly helps. Laval and Montreal have more full-time coaches than their U Sports competition, a huge advantage.

New student initiative launched to help people who feel threatened in bars
Montreal Gazette - 4 months ago
A Quebec student organization is hoping to cut down on the number of sexual assault and harassment cases that happen in bars surrounding universities. The group, Alliance de santé étudiante du Québec (ASEQ), is hoping to have 40 to 50 bars sign up for a ...

Pesticide banned in Europe found in Toronto's tap water
Now Toronto - 4 months ago
Toronto may be an hour from the nearest farm, but environmental groups say unsafe levels of a top-selling herbicide used on cornfields for the last 50-odd years are turning up in our tap water. Tests commissioned by Environmental Defence and Équiterre ...

University study to look at using cannabis to treat childhood epilepsy
Calgary Herald - 4 months ago
Health Canada recently approved the study, which will include children between the ages of one to 10 years and involve the University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, McGill University and Universite de Montreal. It is scheduled to start in June.

Your high BP might just be a case of misdiagnosis
Can India News - 4 months ago
This is due mainly to the fact that their blood pressure was improperly measured," said lead author Janusz Kaczorowski, Professor at Universite de Montreal in Canada. More than half of doctors in the study, published in the journal Canadian Family ...

Dual Threat
The Link - 4 months ago
Jarryd Taylor excelled in both the baseball and football Stingers teams this past fall. Photo Alexander Perez After pitching a game, Jarryd Taylor ices his arm. He follows through with some light throwing, then heads to the bullpen. During football ...

Veterinary medicine faculty to be locked out at Université de Montréal
Yahoo News Canada - 2016-12-22
Starting Thursday at noon, clinical teachers working in the Université de Montréal's department of veterinary medicine will be locked out. The university made the announcement in a news release on Wednesday. They said the lockout is for "an indefinite ...

Transat donates $500,000 to the IRCM Montréal Foundation
CNW Group - 2 months ago
MONTREAL, April 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Transat A.T. Inc. and the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) / Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) today announced the creation of the Transat Breast Cancer Research Chair, to be affiliated ...

Earth Day march stresses importance of science in everyday life
Montreal Gazette - 3 months ago
Tens of thousands are expected to take part in the March for Science in Washington on Saturday to protest against scientific cutbacks and comments by United States President Donald Trump. Montreal is among some 500 cities and towns around the world that ...

Physicists create superfluid with "negative mass"
The Institution of Engineering and Technology - 3 months ago
Physicists based at Washington State University have created a highly unusual fluid which accelerates in the opposite direction to which it is pushed. This could allow researchers to experiment with the physics of neutron stars and wormholes in the lab ...

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