Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran
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Financial Fitness: How to avoid financial golf yips in retirement

If you’re a golfer, you know the joys of the game. But you might not realize that some of the lessons you learn.

Features Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran

Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran

A major human rights organization is calling upon ordinary citizens to use the power of their pen to help free Homa Hoodfar.

Reviews & Previews Montreal International Jazz Festival: Irwin Block’s jazziest picks

Montreal International Jazz Festival: Irwin Block’s jazziest picks

Here are my picks for the most promising shows at this summer’s Montreal International Jazz Festival. Choices are limited to what qualifies as jazz.

Travel Times and Places: Teaching and learning as a volunteer in Israel

Times and Places: Teaching and learning as a volunteer in Israel

There’s nothing in the classrooms except rows of old desks. There is barely room to sit during breaks in the staff room, bursting with 60 busy teachers.

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Generations Foundation celebrates scholars with laptops
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Generations Foundation celebrates scholars with laptops

James Lyng High School graduates Shawna Dobb and Nathaniel Marriott, recipients of Generations Foundation’s Laptop Computer Program, are seen with Generations director Adrian Bercovici. The students also received a plaque and letter from Generations Foundation. generationsfoundation.com 514-933-8585

The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger
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The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger

A Senior Times reader has called in to say that the telephone fraud has resurfaced in a new form. “

Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
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Professor Cornett discusses jazz

Tord Gustavsen, the Norwegian jazz pianist and composer who is featured at this year’s Montreal International Jazz Festival, will be participating in two conversations with Prof. Norman Cornett.

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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National Aboriginal Day to be celebrated in Montreal

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, when the heritage and traditions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities are recognized across Canada.

Montreal International Jazz Festival: Irwin Block’s jazziest picks
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Montreal International Jazz Festival: Irwin Block’s jazziest picks

Here are my picks for the most promising shows at this summer’s Montreal International Jazz Festival. Choices are limited to what qualifies as jazz.

Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks
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Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) offers free outdoor screenings June 16 to August 18.

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Montreal goes for Baroque with 16th-17th century pearls

Montreal’s worldwide reputation as a major centre of Baroque music goes on display June 23-26 with a series of concerts at various downtown venues.

Is Montreal ready to laugh at Adolph Hitler?
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Is Montreal ready to laugh at Adolph Hitler?

This is the gamble the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre is taking in presenting the hit musical The Producers.

Lyric Theatre’s Raise Your Voice! rarin’ to rollic
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Lyric Theatre’s Raise Your Voice! rarin’ to rollic

There is something glorious when 47 skilled choral singers deliver a soul-lifting song in multi-part harmony.

Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word around the edges
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Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word around the edges

Our lives are never simple, and it can take a lot of inner strength to get through the tough parts. That calls for artistic treatment.