A Montreal company recently made Time Magazine’s Top 100 Best Inventions list for being the first in the world to use artificial intelligence-driven energy and comfort optimization technology for the built environment. BrainBox AI uses self-adapting AI and advanced deep learning to transform the way buildings are heated and cooled.
A driving force toward a more sustainable future: The story behind Nespresso’s founding partnership in the Aluminum Stewardship Initiative
Do you ever stop to wonder where the raw materials come from to produce the items you use each day? Most people don’t, but Nespresso is working to change that. The company’s brightly-coloured coffee capsules are made from aluminum because it provides excellent protection from oxygen, light and moisture, plus it preserves coffee’s aromas and flavours. Aluminum — the world’s second-most used base metal — is also infinitely recyclable.
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Canada's booming finance and insurance (F&I) industries are known around the globe. Its major F&I hubs — Toronto, Montréal, Vancouver, Calgary and Québec City — are magnets for business events, while the wider country boasts several incentive ideas sure to wow your delegates.
Enjoy freshly picked veggies this fall and winter — even when it’s freezing outside — with this gardening guide
A Gift of Sight: New donation program hopes to change lives around the world, one pair of eyeglasses at a time
More than 2 billion people worldwide have impaired vision, and half of those cases have not been treated due to lack of access to affordable eye care. A new Costco relationship with Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity hopes to change that.
Québec spans more than 1.5 million square kilometres, including 3,000 kilometres of coastline featuring sandy beaches, small rocky coves and impressive cliffs. The province is three times the size of France, and more than six times bigger than the United Kingdom. That's why traveling by air to take in the province's natural beauty, memorable sights and unique activities is the fastest, most practical way to get to the more remote destinations.
Savvy condominium buyers expect top-shelf relaxation amenities like saunas, pools, and on-site treatment rooms when scouting developments. But discerning consumers these days also seek out wellness-oriented properties with high-end spa amenities offered on-site for the ultimate convenience: not having to leave home to find bliss. From a rainforest-inspired shower to a sauna that uses lights to renew and rebalance the body, these offerings push the envelope of spa amenities.
BFY, Your New BFF: Innovations in the better-for-you space are shaking up the beverage and confectionary categories, and driving consumers to c-stores
Make way, sugary drinks and super-sized chocolate bars.For the past several years and especially since the pandemic, more consumers want to boost their health and shore up their immune systems by eating foods that are better for them, and that includes snacks they pick up while on the go or behind the wheel.
Student success goes far beyond the classroom: Important life skills such as leadership, discipline, time management and collaboration are developed on ice rinks, basketball courts and soccer fields. That’s why independent schools with comprehensive sports programs, dedicated coaches and high-quality facilities and equipment can be a great option for your child.
Closing the Loop: The journey from the farmer’s field to your morning cup of coffee to a new life for each recycled capsule
As you bring a steaming mug of Nespresso coffee to your lips each morning, you’re probably not thinking about where the beans are grown, or what happens to the brightly-coloured capsules and used grounds once your cup is empty.
However, for Nespresso – which was recently named the most sustainable coffee company in the world, in part for its commitments to become carbon-neutral by 2022 – the journey from bean to cup and beyond is vital to their overall mission.
This past year, many of us have come to appreciate fine dining at home more than ever. We have experimented with new recipes, learned advanced cooking techniques and discovered how much we love creating delicious meals from scratch. A recent study revealed that more than half of Canadians who undertook major renovations since 2020 did so to increase the enjoyment of their home, especially the kitchen – the heart of every household.
Concordia students pursuing degrees in finance are getting a boost, thanks to a $176,400 gift from the Aune Foundation to the Campaign for Concordia: Next-Gen. Now.
The Ruth P. Glenen Awards at the John Molson School of Business — named in honour of alumna Ruth Glenen, BA 80, MBA 85 — will support women students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
First McGill Medicine and Health Sciences summer distance learning program for international students a huge success
Forty-seven medical students from the United Arab Emirates spent part of their summer vacation learning about Canadian healthcare and medical education at McGill. Initiated by the Faculty’s Office of International Affairs, this new immersive online medical education experience aimed to attract international trainees while also showcasing McGill’s cutting-edge knowledge in the theoretical and applied aspects of medicine.