Among closely watched local races, the outcome in newly-delineated Notre Dame de Grâce-Westmount and two other West End ridings could be considered too close to call. Marc Garneau, the Liberal incumbent and Canada’s first astronaut, was in his Monkland Ave. election offices recently when we asked him to define the […]
Articles written by: Irwin Block
The Quebec government’s rejection of a report urging it to continue English school board elections, in spite of low voter participation, has upset the sponsoring groups.
Rahul Varma’s Teesri Duniya Theatre used to market itself with a promotional T-shirt that read, “Changing the World, One Play at a Time.”
The magnificent grey limestone buildings that house the old Royal Victoria Hospital sit in all their glory on the slope of our mountain, their facades and turrets a monument to much real-life drama.
Judy Labow’s active vocabulary does not include the word “retire.” Until 2013, she was head teacher of patients at the Jewish General Hospital’s Family and Child Psychiatry unit, where she continues to teach.
Farida, a Jewish cabaret singer, “struggles for survival and her freedom in a world on the edge of upheaval and the dark shadow of war.” She sings in Arabic, and the novel depicts life at the time from a woman’s perspective.
Justin Trudeau has been in the public eye virtually from the day he was born, on Christmas Day 1971, to parents with rock-star status. But does he have what it takes to lead the country?
During the this year’s Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon Sept. 20, thousands of Montrealers will be pounding the streets of the city for their own well-being and to raise funds for a favourite cause.
James Hughes, who carry the NDP party colours in the newly formed riding of NDG-Westmount, is relaxed, articulate, and thoughtful.
As part of its educational mission, the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre has produced a Brief History of Anti-Semitism in Canada.