Times and Places: The adventures of Rufus in Ecuador El Arupo Hostale in Mariscal, Quito where we spent our first three days. David and Rufus got along
famously.
Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent? Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?
Word Nerd: The universe and English are expanding, fo’ shizzle The Infinius S opto-mechanical star projector in the Milky Way Theatre of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)
Tableaux project illuminates Old Montreal Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
Columnists Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer

Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer

For the 32nd consecutive summer the Sun Youth Bike Patrol will be present on streets, bike paths, parks, and playgrounds, emphasizing a sense of safety and community in the public spaces of Greater Montreal. Trained in first aid and other public safety skills, the 24 patrollers will also deliver seminars […]

Features Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season

Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season

“When the boy’s mother asked him if he would like to go to a sleep away camp, he showed such joy! He had worked very hard at school this year and deserved to go. His mom had no concerns regarding his behavior. He is a pleasant child, sociable and enthusiastic.” “It is […]

Reviews & Previews Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music

Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music

The Festival de Lanaudière offers a range of concerts performed by renowned musicians including symphonic, chamber and choral works, till August 7.

Travel El Arupo Hostale in Mariscal, Quito where we spent our first three days. David and Rufus got along
famously.

Times and Places: The adventures of Rufus in Ecuador

On our fourth expedition to Ecuador we have brought along our mascota (pet in Spanish) Rufus.

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Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer
Columnists

Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer

For the 32nd consecutive summer the Sun Youth Bike Patrol will be present on streets, bike paths, parks, and playgrounds, emphasizing a sense of safety and community in the public spaces of Greater Montreal. Trained in first aid and other public safety skills, the 24 patrollers will also deliver seminars […]

Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season
Features

Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season

“When the boy’s mother asked him if he would like to go to a sleep away camp, he showed such joy! He had worked very hard at school this year and deserved to go. His mom had no concerns regarding his behavior. He is a pleasant child, sociable and enthusiastic.” “It is […]

Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect
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Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect

How can you protect yourself from becoming a statistic?

The TRC Bentwood Box, carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, is a symbolic tribute to the strength and resilience of the residential school survivors and their descendants. The box travels with the TRC and is present during all sharing circles, where it serves to gather personal reflections on healing and reconciliation. At the end of the TRC’s mandate, the box will be housed in the National Research Centre.
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Montreal First Peoples Festival features films and music

Though it began as a film festival, mostly screening documentaries at the NFB theatre on St. Denis, the event quickly expanded to including crafts, visual arts, music and dance, as native artists heard of the event and wanted to participate.

Snowdon métro Station now accessible
Features

Snowdon métro Station now accessible

Since 2013, weary passengers have had to endure the ongoing construction and renovation at Snowdon metro station, but will finally see that the result was worth waiting for. All three elevators now are functioning at that station on the Orange line, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has announced. Philippe Schnobb, […]

Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ
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Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ

Our theme is summer sights. What is a more beautiful summer sight than a BBQ? Of course, this is the Flavourguy’s rhetorical question.

Spartan Race Montreal: Father and daughter are climbing toward victory
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Spartan Race Montreal: Father and daughter are climbing toward victory

Being on a ski hill on a nice summer day sounds idyllic until you realize you’re not there for the scenery but to complete a potentially gruelling five to seven kilometer run, up and down the hill and complete the obstacles, many of which will be located in mud.

Editorial: Compulsory education till 18 won’t solve drop-out problem
Editorials

Editorial: Compulsory education till 18 won’t solve drop-out problem

Quebec has made enormous strides since the early 1960s when it comes to extending accessible, free and varied high school and post-secondary education – academic and vocational – to every corner of the province.

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Travel

Within reach: Miramichi, New Brunswick, a perfect stop on the festival circuit

So you’re leaving town but still want to be part of the festival excitement …

View of the Glen site in Montreal. (Photo courtesy of the MUHC)
Health

New Laval clinic offers early diagnosis of women’s cancers

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has opened a satellite clinic at Place des aînés de Laval, the socio-cultural and sports centre serving the 50+ demographic. The new clinic, located at 435 Curé Labelle Blvd., near 75th Ave., is part of the MUHC’s DOvEE project (Diagnosing Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer Early), […]