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West Islanders show neighbourly compassion
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West Islanders show neighbourly compassion

In this season of giving, West Island Community Shares is calling on area residents to support their neighbours who need help.

Violence takes many forms, Diane Sasson says. Photo by Steven Schwarzman
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Auberge Shalom director bridged communities

Diane Sasson did much to transform the mission of the centre and public understanding of conjugal violence from a narrow focus on physical violence to something broader and deeper.

Editorial: Fair deal for forgotten thalidomide survivors
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Editorial: Fair deal for forgotten thalidomide survivors

Last year, the Conservative government offered to compensate Canadians for a grave government error that crippled them

Edtorial: Generosity, not tyranny of the majority, needed in Outremont
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Edtorial: Generosity, not tyranny of the majority, needed in Outremont

The good burghers of Outremont, feeling challenged rather than enriched by the vitality and growth of the Hasidic community that co-habits the territory

Photo gallery: The ST celebrates 30 years with a gala
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Photo gallery: The ST celebrates 30 years with a gala

Please click here for stories and remembrances from The Senior Times newsroom as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Joan Baez and Bob Dylan Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. in 1963. (National Archives)
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Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan causes good-natured discord among Dawson teachers

Bob Dylan, 75, is the first musician to win the award and though few deny he is a poet, some teachers are on the fence about his Nobel qualifications.

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Leonard Cohen tribute takes place Nov. 26 in Hampstead

Join us for a coffee house style loving tribute to Leonard Cohen at Dorshei Emet next Saturday evening, November 26th at 7 pm.

Editorial: Quebec Green Party dead wrong on BDS
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Editorial: Quebec Green Party dead wrong on BDS

The Quebec Green Party and its leader Alex Tyrrell back the Green Party of Canada position supporting BDS.

View of the Glen site in Montreal. (Photo courtesy of the MUHC)
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Editorial: Patient care, not hospital budgets, must come first

Projected spending on health care in 2016-17 in Quebec will increase to $33.7 billion, and critics say it’s not enough.

Dancing for a cause, seniors raise funds for Wishes
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Dancing for a cause, seniors raise funds for Wishes

There is a relatively new charity in Canada that offers to assist some seniors to fulfill a dream, but who need financial support to make it a reality.