Quebec

Alain Fournier standing in front of a mural Culture

Creating culturally appropriate architecture for the North

Award-winning architect Alain Fournier has worked on dozens of projects for Indigenous communities in the North, creating distinctive buildings and structures that reflect the communities they serve.

Michel Chrétien sitting in front of a group of scientists Health

An influential scientist (inside and outside his lab)

Michel Chrétien, MSc’62, hasn’t just been a witness to the evolution of medical science in Quebec and Canada. He has also been a major player. (Cet article est disponible en français.)

Deep Saini posing in his office On Campus

President’s Perspective: A serious threat to our special culture

On October 13, the Quebec government announced plans to change the tuition model for students from outside the province studying at Quebec’s universities. The changes, which wouldn’t affect students who are already studying at McGill, are expected to take effect in the fall of 2024.

Luc Sirois smiling People

Leading the charge for innovation in Quebec

As Quebec’s chief innovation officer, Luc Sirois, BEng’92, hopes to contribute to the province’s economic growth.

Eric-Girard People

A minister for both the economy and English-speaking Quebecers

As Quebec’s finance minister, Eric Girard, BCom’89, already had a lot on his plate. Now, he has an additional responsibility – he’ll be trying to improve relations between his Coalition Avenir Québec government and the province’s anglophone community.

People

Quebec’s chief scientist headed to hall of fame

Rémi Quirion has been a widely cited neuroscientist, a key administrator for both the Faculty of Medicine and the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, and Quebec’s first chief scientist. And now he’s about to become a Canadian Medical Hall of Famer.

People

Quebec’s new finance minister clear on priorities

Quebec’s new finance minister Eric Girard, BCom’89, says his government’s focus on the economy and education will pay important dividends for the province’s future.

Society

Campaigning for your vote

Quebecers take to the polls on October 1. Among the more than 900 candidates running in this election are several McGill graduates. Meet four of them, all representing one of the major parties hoping to form Quebec’s next government.

People

A voice for Quebec anglos in government

As the new minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers, Kathleen Weil, BA’78, BCL’82, LLB’82, is the Quebec government’s point person for issues affecting anglophones in the province.

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