New Hope springs in N.D.G. Michael Eastman cooks up a storm at New Hope seniors centre.
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Flavour Guy at Hannukah: The perfect dish for Happy Challah Days

This time of year, it is frankly discomfiting to be a Jew, possibly a Muslim, indubitably an atheist. One puts aside personal traditions and cultural baggage and makes way for the big white-bearded guy with a sack of toys.

Features Michael Eastman cooks up a storm at New Hope seniors centre.

New Hope springs in N.D.G.

In a quiet, leafy corner of N.D.G. sits a small church where an organization with an earthly mission carries out its daily work. Located in the Kensington Presbyterian Church at Godfrey and Kensington, New Hope is a senior citizens’ day centre staffed by people with various health challenges. It serves […]

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Holland: Gouda anyone?

We walked to the wonderful Best Western Hotel Gouda and spent two days in this older, smaller, friendly, traditional Dutch town

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Tax time: Revenue Canada puts out call for volunteers

Revenue Canada is seeking non-profit organizations and volunteers with knowledge about personal income tax to complete income tax returns for the less fortunate.

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Our Man in New York: Protest maligns powerful music at The Met

New York is no stranger to protests and demonstrations, but the Klinghoffer Affair last month was a rarity.

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Holland: Gouda anyone?

We walked to the wonderful Best Western Hotel Gouda and spent two days in this older, smaller, friendly, traditional Dutch town

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Language barrier, access to resources concern Anglo seniors

Because anglo seniors are unevenly dispersed across the province, it is difficult for them to make their voices heard and be taken into account when governments design policies to meet the needs of the aging population.

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Health reform fails to protect English, advocate warns

Some 150 activists, past and present, and those who support their work, dined at the St. James Club on Union St. to pay tribute to the leadership, selfless dedication, and achievements of James Hughes, Eric Maldoff, and Marjorie Sharp.

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Eric Maldoff honoured for “strategic and practical leadership”

The Parti Québécois win in the Nov. 15, 1976 provincial election sent shockwaves through Quebec society, and a new generation of Anglophone leaders began to emerge.

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Word Nerd: We are totally surrounded by redundancies

I first became aware of a penchant for political verbal diarrhea back in 1993. CBC journalist, Hana Gartner, was interviewing then Prime Minister Jean Chrétien.

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Marjorie Sharp: the ultimate volunteer

She no longer practices law, but Marjorie Sharp has never stopped working to make the world a better place.

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Montreal Children’s Theatre takes on Charter of Values

Chloe is learning to live in two homes and to reconcile a number of new holiday traditions.