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Mad Enchantment: the Claude Monet that few people know “One instant, one aspect of nature contains it all.” — Monet (Photo: Kristine Berey)
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Let’s Talk About It: Will we ever understand grief?

I will always remember 2016 as the year I became an orphan.

Features West Islanders show neighbourly compassion

West Islanders show neighbourly compassion

In this season of giving, West Island Community Shares is calling on area residents to support their neighbours who need help.

Reviews & Previews Gripping films featured at Docfest

Gripping films featured at Docfest

In the myriad of arts and culture festivals that grace this city, the Montreal International Documentary Festival November 10-20 stands out.

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Ecuador: There’s something fishy going on in La Libertad

The dishes we most enjoyed in Ecuador this summer were from the sea.

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Generations turns dreams into reality
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Generations turns dreams into reality

It’s been a wonderful year! We at Generations Foundation are grateful and thank everyone for their support.

Violence takes many forms, Diane Sasson says. Photo by Steven Schwarzman
Features

Auberge Shalom director bridged communities

Diane Sasson did much to transform the mission of the centre and public understanding of conjugal violence from a narrow focus on physical violence to something broader and deeper.

Walk cautiously in the snow! An even better idea: Stay indoors.
Columnists

Legal Ease: Who’s responsible for those nasty winter falls?

Winter is upon us and it can be easy to fall down. We may blame someone else for the condition of their property but sometimes it is our own fault for not wearing appropriate footwear or not looking where we are going. In other words there may be contributory negligence […]

Editorial: Fair deal for forgotten thalidomide survivors
Editorials

Editorial: Fair deal for forgotten thalidomide survivors

Last year, the Conservative government offered to compensate Canadians for a grave government error that crippled them

Edtorial: Generosity, not tyranny of the majority, needed in Outremont
Editorials

Edtorial: Generosity, not tyranny of the majority, needed in Outremont

The good burghers of Outremont, feeling challenged rather than enriched by the vitality and growth of the Hasidic community that co-habits the territory

Bonnie Soutar shows off NDG Food Depot initiatives. Photo by Irwin Block
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N.D.G. Food Depot serves Montrealers in need

“You think of NDG as being middle class, a reasonably well-off community, but it’s surprising how many people need help.”

AGI’s Marva Whyte 2017 Alzheimer Awareness Conference
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AGI’s Marva Whyte 2017 Alzheimer Awareness Conference

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Rabbi Boris sings his way into the  hearts of his congregation. Photo: Hawk Andiqwar
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Rabbi Boris Dolin reaches out to seekers of a broader spiritual path

Openness to creativity and change is where Montreal’s only Reconstructionist Congregation will be headed in the coming years, if its new Rabbi has his way.

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Columnists

Legal Ease: When the house we live in ceases to be our home

The landlord provides the premises and we, the tenant, pay the rent. It seems simple but it isn’t always so.

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Columnists

Let’s Talk About It: Holding onto family history

When we’re young we want to forge a new identity and separate ourselves from our parents and their possessions; when we’re older we want to reclaim them.