Articles written by: Irwin Block

Right on the mark, Clifford Lincoln remains a man of principle
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Right on the mark, Clifford Lincoln remains a man of principle

Politics is the art of the possible, but for people of principle it can also become the art of the impossible.

Sun Youth: Sid & Earl parlayed one-time read into a humanitarian empire
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Sun Youth: Sid & Earl parlayed one-time read into a humanitarian empire

Life in the crowded Plateau Mont-Royal in the post-war years was a time of modest beginnings and big dreams

Retired engineer Zaki Ghavitian ready to serve his city
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Retired engineer Zaki Ghavitian ready to serve his city

What the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce needs is better management and that’s why retired engineer Zaki Ghavitian, 66, wants to be borough mayor.

Former star journalist Sue Montgomery vies for mayoral seat in CDN-NDG
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Former star journalist Sue Montgomery vies for mayoral seat in CDN-NDG

Confidence and daring to tackle challenging assignments took Montgomery to a range of issues and venues.

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Off Festival de Jazz: For Montreal jazz lovers, the Off is on

If you want to get a taste of jazz that is new, challenging, and fun, the place to be is the city’s venerable Off Festival de Jazz, October 5-14.

Robert Libman back in politics working to unseat Mitchell Brownstein
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Robert Libman back in politics working to unseat Mitchell Brownstein

“It’s my bread and butter, my passion, I love it!”

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What's Happening

McGill Chamber’s Revolution explores modern works

The McGill Chamber Orchestra gets its unique sound from the leadership of conductor Boris Brott, and the way his soloists interpret the music.

Alvin Segal’s story: from factory floor to philanthropist
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Alvin Segal’s story: from factory floor to philanthropist

It was 20 years ago when I first met Alvin Segal, not knowing then that he was a giant of the men’s suit industry

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Reviews & Previews

American soprano stars in Opéra de Montréal’s Tosca

Tosca, the opera in three acts by Giacomo Puccini and among the most popular in the repertoire, opens the Opéra de Montréal season Sept. 16.

Is Westmount ready for Beryl Wajsman as mayor?
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Is Westmount ready for Beryl Wajsman as mayor?

Wajsman, 62, editor of The Suburban, is hard at work to ensure the answer will be Yes on November 5.