The Word Nerd: What’s in a literary surname? The Word Nerd: What’s in a literary surname?
Yiddish Production and Broadway Musical open Segal Centre season Yiddish Production and Broadway Musical open Segal Centre season
Centaur’s opens with “bracing and provocative” musical Centaur’s opens with “bracing and provocative” musical
New Hope: Federal fund offers NDGers lifts, computer training New Hope: Federal fund offers NDGers lifts, computer training
Columnists The Word Nerd: What’s in a literary surname?

The Word Nerd: What’s in a literary surname?

What do the Dickensian character Ebenezer Scrooge, Shakespearean character Mistress Quickly, and Richard Sheridan’s character

Features Generations Foundation: Back to school with bagels

Generations Foundation: Back to school with bagels

Children are back at school and we are back too.

Reviews & Previews Yiddish Production and Broadway Musical open Segal Centre season

Yiddish Production and Broadway Musical open Segal Centre season

Yiddish language theatre returns to the Montreal stage next month with the reprise of A Bintel Brief,  one of the all-time favourite plays of the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre troupe. The title means a bundle of letters, and is based on a letter to the editor of the Forverts newspaper […]

Travel Jazz, food, shopping, dogs, flowers, mansions — Burlington delights

Jazz, food, shopping, dogs, flowers, mansions — Burlington delights

This visit to Vermont had special meaning for me.

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Generations Foundation: Back to school with bagels
Features

Generations Foundation: Back to school with bagels

Children are back at school and we are back too.

Photo: Gar Lunney, 1961, Library and Archives Canada
Features

Limitless learning: Fall 2018

Learning doesn’t stop.

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Reviews & Previews

McGill Chamber season offers Hebrew, Mohawk music — even ET!

McGill Chamber Orchestra kicks off its Best of Our Own 79th season with music from the gifted Quebec composer François Dompierre directing his own work.

Montreal Runners reach BC and welcome donations for Terry Fox Foundation
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Montreal Runners reach BC and welcome donations for Terry Fox Foundation

It was an emotional end to a fantastic journey.

Flavour Guy: 36 hours at la maison de la casa house
Columnists

Flavour Guy: 36 hours at la maison de la casa house

You may have seen travel articles about how to get the most from a brief visit in a well-known city. They give advice for 36 hours in London or Your best weekend ever in Hong Kong. There is breakfast at a spiffy espresso counter, dinner at the trendiest bistros in […]

Voters want change, says Bernard St-Laurent
Features

Voters want change, says Bernard St-Laurent

Bernie’s back, and for those among us who are trying to make sense of this weird Quebec election campaign, that’s good news.

Quebec federation wants specific, concrete changes, not costly promises
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Quebec federation wants specific, concrete changes, not costly promises

CAQ leader François Legault wants to replace the entire network of long-term care facilities in Quebec at an estimated cost of $20 billion over 20 years.

Editorial: Even with their faults, Liberals are preferable to the alternative
Editorials

Editorial: Even with their faults, Liberals are preferable to the alternative

Most of us understand that at least some of these promises are not worth the paper they are printed on. So how to decide?

Bits and bobs: More groups and events in Montreal this fall
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Bits and bobs: More groups and events in Montreal this fall

Help dealing with loss A group for those in mourning will commence at Dorshei Emet Synagogue in Hampstead circa October 15. This group is open to all faith communities. Howard Richler says that dealing with the loss of a loved one in a group context has been helpful after the […]

What’s happening in Montreal in September
Features

What’s happening in Montreal in September

New Hope prevents falls In partnership with the CSSS Cavendish, New Hope Senior Citizen’s Centre is once again offering the Stand Up Program. This program teaches people how to improve their balance and leg strength to prevent falls. For registration or to ask questions: 514-484-0425 ext 225 or newhope.programs@videotron.ca Off the […]