École Polytechnique

Type: Organization
Name: École Polytechnique
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Misogynist group tries to divert anti-domestic violence donations to its own hateful cause

The misogynist hate group A Voice for Men created a website designed to dupe visitors into donating to their cause, ThinkProgress’ Tara Culp-Ressler reports .The White Ribbon Campaign was founded after the “Montreal Massacre,” in which Marc Lépine entered ... [Published Raw Story - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Total names new chairman and CEO

It is Thierry Desmarest's second stint as Total chairman (Photo: Michel Labelle)23/10/2014 Decision to appoint Desmarest and Pouyanné unanimousHelen TunnicliffeFOLLOWING the tragic death of Total chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie on Monday, the ... [Published TCE Today - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

By The Numbers: How Canada's Gun Laws Compare to Ours

Gun violence has become all too common in the U.S., but it made for a rare headline Wednesday when two shootings in Canada left a soldier and a gunman dead, The  Globe and Mail reported.The Ottawa shootings at the National War Memorial and inside Parliament ... [Published TakePart - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Total’s Board of Directors pays homage to Christophe de Margerie and organizes the Group’s new governance

About Thierry DesmarestA graduate of the École Polytechnique and an Engineer of the French Corps des Mines, Mr. Desmarest served as Director of Mines and Geology in New Caledonia, then as technical advisor at the Offices of the Minister of Industry and ... [Published Total Petrochemicals - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Total names Patrick Pouyanné as CEO and Thierry Desmarest as caretaker chairman

The French supermajor has named Patrick Pouyanné as chief executive officer and president of the executive committee today following the unexpected death on Monday of Christophe de Margerie.Pouyanné had previously held the role of president of refining ... [Published Oil & Gas Technology - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Canada's Difficult Relationship With Long Guns

As more details emerge from Wednesday's shooting attack in Ottawa's Parliament Hill, one immediate and inevitable consequence will be a sharp renewal of discourse about gun control laws in Canada.Despite being hailed for its incredibly low gun casualty ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Terrorists End Canada's Innocence

Gunman attacked parliament in an unprecedented attack that brought real terrorism to the country for the first time.An unprecedented attack shook Canada on Wednesday as at least one gunman attacked parliament and the country's war memorial in the capital, ... [Published Daily Beast - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

How to Predict Solar Storms

The Sun has been fidgety recently. This morning, NASA announced that it had spat out its second substantial flare in a two-day period. These flares—which are sudden eruptions of bright, arcing radiation—have been preceded by months of increased activity ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Total at Crossroads: French Oil Giant Sets to Choose New Boss

MOSCOW, October 22 (RIA Novosti) - On Wednesday, Total ’s board of directors are expected to hold an emergency meeting to choose a new boss following the death of its chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie , who died in a plane crash at Moscow’s Vnukovo ... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 2 reports

Formation and large scale confinement of jets emitted by young stars finally elucidated

15:29, Astronomy & Space/AstronomyAn international team of scientists has succeeded in explaining the formation and propagation over astronomical distances of jets of matter emitted by young stars—one of the most fascinating mysteries of modern astronomy. ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

THE REAL REASONS PEOPLE DUMP THEIR COMMUNICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS

The Real Reasons People Dump Their communication Service ProvidersAbout Grégory GarnierGrégory Garnier is a Partner in Bain & Company’s Middle East office and a member of the firm’s Telecommunications, Media and Technology Practice. He joined Bain in ... [Published Capital Business - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering the 25th anniversary of the École Polytechnique tragedy

A requiem for 14 women.byOn Dec. 6, 1989, gunman Marc Lépine sought out and fatally shot 14 female engineering students and injured 14 other students at École Polytechnique in Montreal. Twenty-five years later to the day, composer Elise Letourneau will ... [Published University Affairs - Oct 08 2014]

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Doing so can be difficult in times of trauma. One feels for Stephen Marche when he writes , in Esquire , "The Canada I believed to be so safe, so secure is gone. All of that was the Canada of my youth. This is Canada now." The way he feels is understandable
"I thank all of you for electing me as the new director of the ITU, giving your trust and confidence to me in directing one of the most important functions in ITU, ITU-T, for the next four years" Lee said shortly after the announcement
Immediately before the Closing of the Transaction, Solegear intends to complete a brokered private placement financing (the " Financing ") for gross proceeds of between $4.0 million and $6.0 million, inclusive of the conversion of approximately $1.8 million of convertible debt securities and accrued interest held by certain of Solegear's existing securityholders. Under the Agreement, the Financing will be completed at an offering price acceptable to Solegear in its sole discretion, acting reasonably and in consultation with Rodeo. It is intended that the net proceeds from the Financing will be used to support working capital requirements and finance general corporate expenditures . All of the subscribers to the Financing will be advised of the Transaction."
Commented Ms. Divol , "I am very pleased to join the Board of Wolverine Worldwide , a global leader in footwear, apparel and accessories known for its ability to build and expand performance and lifestyle brands across the globe. The Wolverine portfolio contains some of the world's most admired brands, and I look forward to working with the management team and fellow Board members to continue the Company's long and successful track record of rewarding the Company's shareholders."

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Canada Should Keep Calm and Carry On [Published Atlantic Monthly - 1 hour ago]
Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi wants Montreal's be... [Published CBC - 9 hours ago]
What The Hell Just Happened In Ottawa? Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 24 2014]
Wolverine Worldwide names woman to board [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
University of Waterloo holds 109th convocation,... [Published University of Waterloo - Oct 24 2014]
(ITU) S. Korean elected as head of ITU Standard... [Published GlobalPost - Oct 24 2014]
Misogynist group tries to divert anti-domestic ... [Published Raw Story - Oct 24 2014]
Rodeo Capital III Corp. Announces Qualifying Tr... [Published Benzinga.com - Oct 23 2014]
Rodeo Capital III Corp. Announces Qualifying Tr... [Published MarketWired - Oct 23 2014]
WorldViews: 3 big questions for Canada after Ot... [Published Washington Post - Oct 23 2014]
Total names new chairman and CEO [Published TCE Today - Oct 23 2014]
Japan Builds Real (and Awesome) Transformer Robot [Published Mashable - Oct 23 2014]
Quartet Medicine Launches with $17 Million Seri... [Published WGNT - Oct 23 2014]
The end of innocence? Only for the innocent [Published Globe and Mail - Oct 23 2014]
Wolverine World Wide : Worldwide Appoints Roxan... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 23 2014]
By The Numbers: How Canada's Gun Laws Compare t... [Published TakePart - Oct 23 2014]
Total’s Board of Directors pays homage to Chris... [Published Total Petrochemicals - Oct 23 2014]
The Tragedies That Have Shaped Canada's Gun Pol... [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
Oil giant Total to name Pouyanne as new CEO [Published Today Online - Oct 22 2014]
Canada's Difficult Relationship With Long Guns [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 22 2014]
How to Predict Solar Storms [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
Ottawa Shooting 2014: Canada Gun Violence Stats... [Published International Business Times - Oct 22 2014]
Terrorists End Canada's Innocence [Published Daily Beast - Oct 22 2014]
Total appoints new CEO [Published Offshore Engineer - Oct 22 2014]
Total names Patrick Pouyanné as CEO and Thierry... [Published Oil & Gas Technology - Oct 22 2014]
Total at Crossroads: French Oil Giant Sets to C... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 22 2014]
Give the gun registry a rest next election [Published Yukon News - Oct 21 2014]
KEYRUS : The École polytechnique, Keyrus, Orang... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 20 2014]
Everything you need to know to understand #Game... [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 20 2014]
Imperfect Competition, Legitimate at Last [Published EconomicPrincipals.com - Oct 20 2014]
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What The Hell Just Happened In Ottawa? Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 24 2014]
James West celebrates the CBC’s coverage of Wednesday’s attack on the Canadian Parliament building, especially this segment: Canadian authorities have released more details about the gunman, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Apparently, Zehaf-Bibeau had a criminal ...
Everything you need to know to understand #Game... [Published The Moderate Voice - Oct 20 2014]
The hashtag #GamerGate went mainstream in the past week, with commentary and reporting at the Boston Globe , CBS , CNN , Entertainment Weekly , TIME , The Guardian , the Washington Post . Simple summaries are hard to craft: #GamerGate is complicated ...
Chris Selley: As a court deliberates if Jan Won... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Oct 18 2014]
Jan Wong seems pretty happy, under the circumstances. The widely reviled former Globe and Mail writer now teaches undergraduate journalism at St. Thomas University in Fredericton, and her face lights up when she talks of her students. “I want them out ...
Nobel Prize in Economics: Who Is Jean Tirole? [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Oct 13 2014]
French economist Jean Tirole, a master of game theory and industrial organization, said new regulatory tools were needed to address problems in oligopolistic markets.Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Jean Tirole , 61, became the first French economist ...
Alumnus Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize in economi... [Published MIT News feed - Oct 13 2014]
Jean Tirole PhD ’81, a scholar whose longstanding ties to MIT include service on the economics faculty from 1984 to 1991, has been award the 2014 Nobel Prize in economic sciences for his work on the behavior and regulation of powerful firms. Research ...
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Spinomix Announces a Milestone Payment from Deb... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 08 2014]
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