Latest Jean-Jacques Rousseau Stories

2014-05-02 12:20:46

MONTREAL, May 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada will hold a conference call for analysts on Thursday, May 15, 2014 to present first quarter 2014 results. Air Canada President and Chief Executive Officer, Calin Rovinescu, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Michael Rousseau and Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Ben Smith will be available for analysts' questions. Following the analysts' questions, Michael Rousseau and Pierre Houle, Treasurer,...

2009-01-07 14:08:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Manhattan's IMPACT DIGITAL, the award-winning digital art studio for top tier photographers and its sister brand IC LAB, innovators of the newest advancements in archival pigment printing, have collaborated with renowned fashion and gallery photographer, Francois Rousseau. Together all three forces have seamlessly produced 70 massive, stunning, painterly prints for his much anticipated 2009 exhibit, "ATELIER" that opens on February 4 and runs until April 5, at...

2008-10-10 03:00:11

By Pfau, Thomas ROMANTIC THEORY: FORMS OF REFLEXIVITY IN THE ROMANTIC ERA. By Leon Chai. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. xx, 283 p. Leon Chai's fine new study opens with a meditation on the "fate of theory," a discourse that seems to have languished since the early 1990s and now appears beset by chronic fatigue and epigonal tendencies. As he surmises, this may be the case because "our present forms of theory simply don't answer the questions we really want to ask"...

2008-08-25 15:00:00

By MILNE, Amy EXTREME public scrutiny of doctors could create a health system that punished doctors and drove them out of the profession, Otago- Southland District Health Board chief executive Brian Rousseau said. Mr Rousseau said while he accepted there needed to be accountability, he feared excessive public scrutiny risked doctors withdrawing into practising defensive medicine. "And in my view that would give rise to more poor outcomes." Doctors needed to be trusted and allowed to get...

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