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
Montreal First Peoples Festival features films and music 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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Columnists The Infinius S opto-mechanical star projector in the Milky Way Theatre of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)

Word Nerd: The universe and English are expanding, fo’ shizzle

Please refrain from sexting while twerking. While it might be hyphy, fo’ shizzle it is both jank and meh.

Features Snowdon métro Station now accessible

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, […]

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.

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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 …

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Snowdon métro Station now accessible
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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, […]

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
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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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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)
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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), […]

Just for Laughs sets itself up to tickle your funny bone
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Just for Laughs sets itself up to tickle your funny bone

More than 90 comedians are sharpening their wits and preparing their funniest punch lines for the 34th Edition of the Just for Laughs Festival, July 13 to August 1.

What’s happening in Montreal this summer
What's Happening

What’s happening in Montreal this summer

Book Drive South Shore University Women’s Club is collecting books of all categories, French and English, for its August 3-6 book sale. Profits provide scholarships for women in post-secondary education. To donate, bring books to St. Barnabas Church, 95 Lorne, St. Lambert, weekdays from July 25 – Aug, 2, 9am to […]

Photo taken from the back of a rabaska canoe on the Lachine Canal. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)
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Lachine Music Festival offers class acts

From July 14-31, just as the first stars appear, the Lachine Music Festival presents a series of classical music concerts performed by local artists.

Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music
Reviews & Previews

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.

Chartwell Le Wellesley to host Dancing With Seniors contest this fall
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Chartwell Le Wellesley to host Dancing With Seniors contest this fall

All profits from the event will go to Wish of a Lifetime Canada Foundation.