Category: The Editor’s Desk

In Remembrance

In Remembrance

November 11th is the day we are supposed to remember, but November 8th will prove to be the day that is the hardest to forget. I and many other Canadians wear a poppy today, as we do every year, to…

In Defense of IDS: A Reply to the McGill Daily


On October 17th, the McGill Daily published a feature article titled “Party on the Beach while Improving Healthcare in [Insert Country Here]!” While the article did raise some important issues about the field of development and IDS at McGill in…

Welcome to MIR Online: 2016-2017


The next 12 months hold a number of events and challenges that will shape the course of history. In North America and Europe, nationalism and isolationism are on the rise. Conflict in the Middle East continues, with the ramifications from…