MONTREAL, Nov. 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - McGill Principal and
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Suzanne Fortier extends her congratulations to
Denis Coderre, elected as Montreal's next mayor yesterday. Prof.
Fortier reiterates McGill's commitment to continuing to work closely
with the City in order to achieve Montreal's full potential as a
knowledge- and innovation-based metropolis.
"McGill and other universities are major contributors to Montreal's
economic, social and cultural well-being. At McGill, our faculty, staff
and students are involved in the Montreal community in so many ways,
through the research conducted on challenges facing the city or by
developing initiatives aimed at helping the disadvantaged, for
example," said Prof. Fortier. By fostering a culture based on knowledge
and innovation, universities are also essential partners in helping
Montreal become one the most thriving metropolises of the world. I wish
to congratulate Mr. Coderre and assure him of our utmost collaboration
in achieving this goal."
SOURCE: McGill University
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