Opinion

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the…

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CSR For the Right Reasons

For most executives of Fortune 500 companies, the practice of corporate social responsibility (CSR) still remains a trivial issue, one that is not at the top of their agendas. CSR is becoming more superficial day by day as corporations create their own definitions of what it is or what it…

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Post-Holiday Debt

The gifts were purchased, wrapped, opened and enjoyed. The feasts were cooked, eaten, and for those who were watching their waistlines, regretted. Phew, it’s all over now for another year. No more holiday spending and preparations to fret about until next holiday season.

Not so fast. We have enjoyed…

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STOP and Take the One Tonne Challenge

A recent commercial aired by the federal government has put a challenge to Canadians: can we reduce the amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by one tonne? This would be a 20% reduction of our current annual average of five tonnes of GHG emissions per person.

With the chilly winter…

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Tongue-lashings From T

Ahh, the bureaucracy at McGill is legendary. In fact, even Macleans Magazine recognised our University’s “long line-ups and red-tape,” in its 2003 annual Guide to Canadian Universities.

Over my time here, I have heard so many ghastly tales about the extent of red tape at McGill that…

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Top 10 New Year's Resolutions

The New Year is typically viewed as a time for new beginnings. It is an opportunity for many people to make improvements to their lives, and forget the problems from the past year. We return to McGill from vacation with renewed energy, convinced that this year will be the best…

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