Lyric Theatre set to wow with glorious Broadway revival Lyric Theatre set to wow with glorious Broadway revival
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Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones

After a recent hospital stay, my mother, who lives alone, was sent to a government-subsidized residence to convalesce. It sounded like a good plan. But sharing a room?

Features Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of  independent voices

Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of independent voices

No one was surprised when a Conservative-dominated Parliamentary committee, examining so-called anti-terrorism legislation, refused to hear Privacy Commissioner Daniel Thouin this winter.

Reviews & Previews Lyric Theatre set to wow with glorious Broadway revival

Lyric Theatre set to wow with glorious Broadway revival

Walking into the rehearsal space, I heard the glorious sound. It was the 48 singers in Lyric Theatre vocal ensemble practicing for its June shows and what a rich, full-bodied, and energetic sound it is!

Travel Bathing body and soul in Baños

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Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of  independent voices
Features

Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of independent voices

No one was surprised when a Conservative-dominated Parliamentary committee, examining so-called anti-terrorism legislation, refused to hear Privacy Commissioner Daniel Thouin this winter.

West Island community rallies for local groups
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West Island community rallies for local groups

West Island Community Shares has announced that it surpassed its fundraising goal of $1.2M, to raise $1.215M.

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Chez Doris fundraiser: Women’s voices help give women a voice

Women of the Americas will show CWC’s dedication to presenting high-quality works for women’s voices.

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Uncork your inner Picasso

Professional artist Debrah Gilmour will show you how to paint your own masterpiece while enjoying a glass of wine.

Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones
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Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones

After a recent hospital stay, my mother, who lives alone, was sent to a government-subsidized residence to convalesce. It sounded like a good plan. But sharing a room?

Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place
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Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place

How does a character go from daydreaming maiden to mysterious trickster? How does a person go from lost child to elder punk?

Generations Foundation: Hold fast to your dreams
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Generations Foundation: Hold fast to your dreams

You should never give up on yourself or on anyone else, just because it’s convenient.

Editorial: Victims by any other name?
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Editorial: Victims by any other name?

It’s called a Monument to the Victims of Communism. At an estimated cost of $5.5 million, it is to be installed between the Supreme Court of Canada and the National Archives. Its name, concept, design, and placement are controversial.

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Legal Ease: Relatively speaking, be certain you have a clear mandate

A mandate is a contract by which a person, the mandator, gives power to another person, the mandatary, to represent him. This contract is called a power of attorney.

In Mount Royal, it’s Libman vs. Housefather
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In Mount Royal, it’s Libman vs. Housefather

They share similar ethno-cultural backgrounds, went to the same high school, Herzliah, and served as Côte-Saint-Luc mayor. Both admire retiring Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, and now are set to fight it out to replace him in the October federal election.