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Digital Whyzdom: All about #hashtags
Columnists

Digital Whyzdom: All about #hashtags

by Marc Poellhuber It’s 8am in Atlanta, I am barely awake and the waitress asks: “Will that be grits or hash browns?” Trust me, I know all about befuddlement in the face of new words. You need to know that the term “hashtag” has been included in the Oxford English […]

Call for volunteers: Winter 2015
Features / What's Happening

Call for volunteers: Winter 2015

MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre seeks volunteers for visually-impaired clients in St-Laurent, NDG, Hampstead, Côte-St-Luc, Montreal, and LaSalle, to visit, help with shopping, take walks, read mail, or converse with clients.  rhindi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca, 514-488-5552 X 1324 TEL-AIDE urgently needs volunteer listeners to respond to calls from people in distress. Next training sessions occur […]

New citizenship medal to honour  D’Arcy-McGee activists
Features

New citizenship medal to honour D’Arcy-McGee activists

Residents of D’Arcy McGee riding will be eligible for a new award that recognizes outstanding work in the community.

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Reviews & Previews

Restaurant review: Pasteizza

With its friendly staff, calm, intimate atmosphere, and incredible food, Pasteizza is a must-visit for anyone searching for pizza, pasta — or paradise.

A sign in Finland warns citizens to beware of pickpockets.
Features

Be a shopper, not a victim

Criminals can be very creative in their modus operandi.

Editorial: Conservative legacy includes neglect of ailing vets, voter suppression
Editorials

Editorial: Conservative legacy includes neglect of ailing vets, voter suppression

At a time when Canada is flexing its military muscle by participating in the bombing of ISIS positions in Syria, it is shocking and unacceptable to learn how this government is treating our veterans.

Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
What's Happening

What’s Happening in Montreal, January & February 2015

No need to hunker down for the whole winter — there are tons of things to do, just a stone’s throw away.

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Features

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.

Edwina hosts live music groups on Fridays. Photo Thomas Southmayd
Reviews & Previews

Edwina earns her spot in N.D.G.’s comfort food scene

Anna and I had just finished a 6pm class on Monday night and were on the hunt for something new for dinner, not knowing exactly what we were craving.

Jack Kerouac by photographer Tom Palumbo, circa 1956
Reviews & Previews

Kerouac’s On the Road: Revisiting a Beatnik classic

I first read On the Road by Jack Kerouac when I was 15, on vacation with my parents at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico.