Uh-oh (massively ambitious research facility division)

Five days after the Université de Montréal didn’t get the $100-million Canada Foundation for Innovation grant it was counting on to build its new teaching-and-research hospital, a poll of the proposed hospital’s medical staff finds that a majority believe it will never open. The first piece of news isn’t necessarily fatal — the UdeM can simply re-apply for the next granting round, as applicants often do. The second piece of news isn’t fatal either, as long as all those doctors are wrong. One presumes there is more to this story…

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