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Rose & Poe

Rose and Poe is a novel by Montreal Gazette sports columnist Jack Todd, is a North American fable loosely based on The Tempest. It tells the story of Poe, a simple-minded, hunchbacked gentle giant with six fingers and six toes, and his doting mother Rose.

Feb. 16, 2018 Go to Article

Lights, camera ... Science Action! These 2 Concordians could win an NSERC video prize concordia.ca

Lights, camera ... Science Action! These 2 Concordians could win an NSERC video prize

Two Concordians have been longlisted for the Science, Action! video competition – and they need your help to advance to the next round.

Feb. 13, 2018 Go to Article

Going for Gold: Concordia's proud history at the Winter Olympics concordia.ca

Going for Gold: Concordia's proud history at the Winter Olympics

As the PyeongChang Winter Games draw closer, Concordia’s Records Management & Archives has uncovered a selection of stories about the university’s most accomplished winter Olympians.

Feb. 6, 2018 Go to Article

What will cities need to prepare for legalization? news.lift.co

What will cities need to prepare for legalization?

Municipal governments are lobbying their provincial counterparts to outline how much money will be allocated to cities post-legalization, with the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) stating that the proposed legislation puts cities on the "front lines of keeping Canadians safe and served."

Dec. 21, 2017 Go to Article

Quebec Greenhouse Growers lobbying for piece of cannabis pie - Lift News news.lift.co

Quebec Greenhouse Growers lobbying for piece of cannabis pie - Lift News

Quebec's Greenhouse Growers' Union (PSQ) wants to establish a regional network of cannabis "micro-producers" that would produce 50 per cent of the province's supply and allow industry to flourish outside of the realm of big corporate entities.

Dec. 11, 2017 Go to Article

Toronto Green Market pop-up to reappear this weekend news.lift.co

Toronto Green Market pop-up to reappear this weekend

Over 30 craft cannabis brands will sell gourmet chocolates, baked goods, extracts, savoury delights, infused creams and cannabis accessory products at the festive edition of Green Market Toronto taking place this Sunday, December 10, at a yet-to-be-revealed location.

Dec. 8, 2017 Go to Article

Mining's Bohemian boomtown CIM Magazine

Mining's Bohemian boomtown

The tiny mining town of Joachimsthal was an inspiration for many famous scientists

Dec. 4, 2017 Go to Article

Artists and architects in Montreal are upcycling old subway cars CityMetric

Artists and architects in Montreal are upcycling old subway cars

Montreal's Metro system celebrated its fiftieth birthday this October. And for a limited time its first-generation "MR-63" cars were available to buy for the bargain price of C$C750-1,000 (£445-£593), along with a C$4000 (£2,370) shipping fee.

Nov. 27, 2017 Go to Article

Safety training levels up CIM Magazine

Safety training levels up

Imagine the scenario: A crew in an underground coal mine is trying to escape a fire that is slowly spreading.

Nov. 14, 2017 Go to Article

Independent minded CIM Magazine

Independent minded

B2Gold's Fekola operation is the latest achievement in the company's hands-on approach to mine construction

Nov. 9, 2017 Go to Article

Valérie Plante becomes first woman elected mayor of Montreal National Observer

Valérie Plante becomes first woman elected mayor of Montreal

Valérie Plante has made history, becoming the first woman to be elected in Canada's second largest city, defeating incumbent Denis Coderre in a close-fought race in Montreal.

Nov. 5, 2017 Go to Article

Book Review: Where I Wanted to Be Montreal Review of Books

Book Review: Where I Wanted to Be

Review of Tom Abray's Where I Wanted to Be (DC Books, 2017)

Nov. 3, 2017 Go to Article

Busting myths, connecting communities: On the campaign trail with Montreal's first elected Hasidi... National Observer

Busting myths, connecting communities: On the campaign trail with Montreal's first elected Hasidi...

Fostering inter-cultural dialogue and remedying a disconnect between Outremont's Hasidic and non-Hasidic populations propelled Mindy Pollak into politics.

Nov. 2, 2017 Go to Article

The miner's bible CIM Magazine

The miner's bible

Georgius Agricola's "De Re Metallica" was the seminal text on metallurgy and mining for centuries

Oct. 12, 2017 Go to Article

Turtle Island Reads offered friendly competition and discussion about issues faced by Indigenous ... Quill & Quire

Turtle Island Reads offered friendly competition and discussion about issues faced by Indigenous ...

Reconciliation, high school reading lists, and Indigenous identities were among the topics raised at Turtle Island Reads in Montreal on Sept. 20.

Sept. 26, 2017 Go to Article

Mid-year review CIM Magazine

Mid-year review

While voracious Chinese demand boosted seaborne coal and zinc miners' fortunes in the first half of 2017, nickel saw a downturn in an oversupplied market.

Sept. 15, 2017 Go to Article

Why Jeans Jeans Jeans Succeeds Where Others Fail The Main

Why Jeans Jeans Jeans Succeeds Where Others Fail

For the first-time customer, walking into Jeans Jeans Jeans in the Mile End can seem overwhelming.

Sept. 13, 2017 Go to Article

Montreal's monuments to colonialism Ricochet Media

Montreal's monuments to colonialism

A plaque in downtown Montreal dedicated to Confederate president Jefferson Davis was removed in early August in light of the maelstrom of events in the U.S.

Sept. 8, 2017 Go to Article

The many lives of the Haile mine CIM Magazine

The many lives of the Haile mine

The Haile gold mine in South Carolina has been in production intermittently for almost 200 years.

Sept. 1, 2017 Go to Article

Bloc Pot sets sights on legalization in Quebec news.lift.co

Bloc Pot sets sights on legalization in Quebec

Bloc Pot, Quebec's pro-pot political party, says the fight is far from over despite federal plans to legalize weed.

Aug. 29, 2017 Go to Article

Shanghai Rankings: Concordia makes the world's top 500 Concordia NOW

Shanghai Rankings: Concordia makes the world's top 500

Published research and academic performance propel the university upwards.

Aug. 28, 2017 Go to Article

What Happened to Mount Royal's Raccoon Population? The Main

What Happened to Mount Royal's Raccoon Population?

Tourists and pot-smoking Montrealers alike gather at sundown at the Belvédère Camillien-Houde viewpoint, which looks east out to the Olympic Stadium and beyond.

Aug. 22, 2017 Go to Article

Equipment monitoring through machine learning CIM Magazine

Equipment monitoring through machine learning

While machine and deep learning - both forms of artificial intelligence - are increasingly prevalent in day-to-day life, from self-driving cars to spam filters and personalised video recommendations, they remain relatively unchartered territory in mining.

Aug. 22, 2017 Go to Article

"Both clever and fast": Montreal just hosted the 25th annual Cycle Messenger World Championships CityMetric

"Both clever and fast": Montreal just hosted the 25th annual Cycle Messenger World Championships

Bike couriers from cities across the world converged in Montreal last weekend for the 25th annual Cycle Messenger World Championships (CMWC).

Aug. 18, 2017 Go to Article

"Feeding frenzy" CIM Magazine

"Feeding frenzy"

Cobalt staking rush in Ontario spurred by booming battery market and ethical concerns over sourcing

Aug. 17, 2017 Go to Article

Liberating Scotland's "slaves of the soil" CIM Magazine

Liberating Scotland's "slaves of the soil"

Scotland's Parliament passed a landmark ruling in 1701 that protected citizens against wrongful imprisonment and undue delays in trials, now known as the 'Scotch Habeas Corpus Act.' While a victory for most Scots, the law explicitly stated that those rights were "in no ways to be extended to colliers or salters."

July 26, 2017 Go to Article

A fresh approach to sulfide ores CIM Magazine

A fresh approach to sulfide ores

The copper mining industry is reaching a turning point. Surface oxide deposits are depleting and copper miners are turning their attention to untapped sulfide ores found deeper underground. However, sulfides require more expensive processing techniques since they are not responsive to standard technologies that are used in oxide heap leaching.

July 26, 2017 Go to Article

Why does Alberta kill orphaned bear cubs? Ricochet Media

Why does Alberta kill orphaned bear cubs?

Orphaned bear cubs in Alberta face a bleak fate. If orphaned in the spring, a newborn will slowly starve to death.

July 20, 2017 Go to Article

Why are attitudes toward legalization more negative in Quebec? news.lift.co

Why are attitudes toward legalization more negative in Quebec?

Despite the fact that one in six Quebecers consumes cannabis and a commonly-held belief that Quebec is one of Canada's more liberal provinces, several opinion surveys from this year have shown that Quebecers are the least supportive of cannabis legalization.

July 17, 2017 Go to Article

Viceregal recognition for 4 community-minded Concordians Concordia NOW

Viceregal recognition for 4 community-minded Concordians

The Lieutenant Governor of Quebec honours students for their social contributions.

June 7, 2017 Go to Article

Canada's First Nations lobbying to be included as equal partners in recreational market news.lift.co

Canada's First Nations lobbying to be included as equal partners in recreational market

The National Indigenous Medical Cannabis Association (NIMCA) advocates for indigenous rights in relation to medical and recreational cannabis.

June 1, 2017 Go to Article

The rise and fall of the gold standard CIM Magazine

The rise and fall of the gold standard

When President Richard Nixon unhitched the U.S. dollar from the price of gold in 1971, he ousted the metal from its 2,000-year position at the heart of global monetary systems.

May 25, 2017 Go to Article

Richard Kerr's art and films featured at TIFF Concordia NOW

Richard Kerr's art and films featured at TIFF

Postindustrial show features art in the TIFF lightbox and Crisis, Collision, Resolve is a Wavelengths self-curated film screening and talk

May 9, 2017 Go to Article

STEM SIGHTS: The Concordia student who is developing a drug to stop cancer Concordia NOW

STEM SIGHTS: The Concordia student who is developing a drug to stop cancer

Dilan B. Jaunky aims to prevent the disease from hijacking the body's mitosis machinery.

May 9, 2017 Go to Article

Three Fine Arts instructors earn Distinguished Teaching Awards Concordia NOW

Three Fine Arts instructors earn Distinguished Teaching Awards

Noah Drew, Cynthia Hammond, and Donato Totaro take home awards for 2017

May 5, 2017 Go to Article

STEM SIGHTS: The Concordian who is synthesizing crude-oil alternatives Concordia NOW

STEM SIGHTS: The Concordian who is synthesizing crude-oil alternatives

PhD student Franklin Chacón Huete focuses on chemical processes to minimize our need for petroleum-based materials.

May 2, 2017 Go to Article

Turning point CIM Magazine

Turning point

Canada's leading mining and minerals associations welcomed initiatives outlined in the federal budget, delivered on March 22 by finance minister Bill Morneau.

April 25, 2017 Go to Article

Freeport, BHP Billiton experience prolonged disruptions at flagship operations CIM Magazine

Freeport, BHP Billiton experience prolonged disruptions at flagship operations

It has been a turbulent year so far for copper miners, with labour unrest and government restrictions causing significant disruptions at the world's largest sites. In what is now the longest mining strike in Chilean history, 2,500 workers at BHP Billiton's Escondida mine in the Atacama Desert halted operations for 43 days when they walked out from Feb.

April 25, 2017 Go to Article

STEM SIGHTS: The Concordian who uses lasers to advance chemotherapy Concordia NOW

STEM SIGHTS: The Concordian who uses lasers to advance chemotherapy

PhD candidate Paola Andrea Rojas Gutiérrez aims to make drug delivery systems more targeted and patient-specific.

April 25, 2017 Go to Article

Quebec's reaction to federal pot plan news.lift.co

Quebec's reaction to federal pot plan

According to Parti Québécois (PQ) justice critic Véronique Hivon, Québec was excluded from all discussions, yet will have to bear the burden of the impact the legislation will have on public health and security, alongside other ensuing social issues.

April 19, 2017 Go to Article

It's a record year for Concordia's Model UN! Concordia NOW

It's a record year for Concordia's Model UN!

A team of undergrads won 25 awards for their diplomacy and problem-solving, including 3 at the Harvard World Model United Nations.

April 19, 2017 Go to Article

STEM SIGHTS: This Concordian investigates the impact of sleep on your brain Concordia NOW

STEM SIGHTS: This Concordian investigates the impact of sleep on your brain

Grad researcher Aude Jegou wants us all to get a better night's rest.

April 18, 2017 Go to Article

'Blue Met is about pushing boundaries' Concordia NOW

'Blue Met is about pushing boundaries'

APRIL 24-30: Here's your Concordia guide to Montreal's multilingual literary festival.

April 7, 2017 Go to Article

10 years of student-powered eco action at Concordia Concordia NOW

10 years of student-powered eco action at Concordia

As the Sustainability Action Fund celebrates its anniversary, environmentalist Steven Guilbeault take the stage on March 24.

March 22, 2017 Go to Article

A Vision for a Feminist University | News The Link

A Vision for a Feminist University | News

Under Manning's direction, a year-long, six-credit course called "The Feminism University Seminar" will open for undergraduate students in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Feb. 7, 2017 Go to Article

De Beers Canada to flood Snap Lake diamond mine CIM Magazine

De Beers Canada to flood Snap Lake diamond mine

De Beers Canada announced it had placed Snap Lake on extended care and maintenance in December after failing to find a buyer for the Arctic diamond mine.

Feb. 1, 2017 Go to Article

Mosaic scoops up Vale's fertilizer assets CIM Magazine

Mosaic scoops up Vale's fertilizer assets

Mosaic Co. agreed to purchase Vale's fertilizer business in a US$2.5-billion deal, the company announced in late December.

Feb. 1, 2017 Go to Article

'In this socio-political climate, it's important to restate women's value' Concordia NOW

'In this socio-political climate, it's important to restate women's value'

On the heels of historic women's marches, CUPFA hosts a panel with 12 leading Concordia gender scholars.

Feb. 1, 2017 Go to Article

Concordia journalists-in-training turn their lenses on the press Concordia NOW

Concordia journalists-in-training turn their lenses on the press

Cecilia Keating reports on the creation of JourNews, a student-powered online magazine.

Dec. 23, 2016 Go to Article

Harvesting heat from mine water CIM Magazine

Harvesting heat from mine water

Mining is one of the most energy intensive industries in the world, leaving operators exposed to unpredictable and expensive energy markets.

Dec. 15, 2016 Go to Article

Campaign promises and economic pressures CIM Magazine

Campaign promises and economic pressures

"You are going to be proud again to be miners," said U.S. president-elect Donald Trump in his victory speech at the Indiana primary in May, discussing his next campaign pit-stop in West Virginia coal country and echoing a campaign-long commitment to end President Barack Obama's "war on coal."

Dec. 15, 2016 Go to Article

How Montreal newspapers cover sexual assault JourNews

How Montreal newspapers cover sexual assault

In an open letter published in Le Devoir in late October, alleged sexual assault victim Alice Paquet wrote how she had "lost control of her story and its interpretation" since going public with her claims a few days before.

Nov. 27, 2016 Go to Article

Mining warfare in WWI CIM Magazine

Mining warfare in WWI

During the critical battles of World War One, skilled miners - many of them Canadian - made Allied victories possible

Nov. 4, 2016 Go to Article

Expert panel begins review of Canada's environmental assessment processes CIM Magazine

Expert panel begins review of Canada's environmental assessment processes

A panel of industry, environmental and indigenous rights experts formed to review Canada's environmental assessment processes began its three-month consultation period in mid- September, fulfilling a campaign promise the federal Liberals made in the 2015 election.

Nov. 4, 2016 Go to Article

Tanzanian inquiry probes deaths, injuries at Acacia's North Mara mine CIM Magazine

Tanzanian inquiry probes deaths, injuries at Acacia's North Mara mine

Police have killed 65 locals and injured 270 more over the years Acacia Mining's North Mara gold mine in Tanzania has been in operation, according to the findings of a government inquiry published in July.

Nov. 4, 2016 Go to Article

Camping in Arrivals The Global Dispatches

Camping in Arrivals

Just outside of Athens, the old International Airport of Elliniko and the nearby 2004 Olympic stadiums are now home to thousands of refugees.

June 3, 2016 Go to Article