The Chinese state company CNOOC’s $15-billion bid for Nexen, a major Canadian oil and gas company, raises major issues about the future of Canada’s economy wrote Gus Van Harten, a professor at York’s Osgoode Hall Law School in the Red Deer Advocate Sept. 26. Read full story.
Mining drives new MBA approach
This September, York University’s Schulich School of Business did its part to help the mining industry nurture the talent it needs with the development of a new MBA specialization in Global Mining Management. Demand has been so high there is already a lengthy waiting list, says Richard Ross, the executive in residence for Schulich’s Global Mining Management Program and former chairman and CEO of Inmet Mining Corporation, in a National Post article Sept. 25. Read full story.
Canadian women’s hockey team setting the stage for Sochi in 2014
There are 40 players at a national team camp in Calgary this week wanting to impress Olympic coach Dan Church and head scout Melody Davidson….Church, the head coach of the York University women’s team, and Davidson will likely announce simultaneously both the world championship roster and the group of players invited to Calgary, just prior to the 2013 women’s world championship April 2-9 in Ottawa, reported the MetroNews and others Sept. 25. Read full story.