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Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place
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Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place

How does a character go from daydreaming maiden to mysterious trickster? How does a person go from lost child to elder punk?

Editorial: Victims by any other name?
Editorials

Editorial: Victims by any other name?

It’s called a Monument to the Victims of Communism. At an estimated cost of $5.5 million, it is to be installed between the Supreme Court of Canada and the National Archives. Its name, concept, design, and placement are controversial.

Ce¦ülyne Brassard
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International miniature art exhibit: Big world, small art

The International miniature art exhibit will present its eighth edition from June 14th to September 6th, 2015, featuring more than 200 works of art created by artists from more than 20 countries.

Pascale Déry photo by Barbara Moser.
Editorials

Letter: Feature on Pascale Déry should have avoided labels

Why does it matter what mother tongue she was educated in?

Saturday-night shoppers crowd Jaffa Road in Jerusalem. Photos: Barbara Moser
Features

Commentary on Netanyahu’s “No” to a Palestinian state

Here is a selection of comments and opinions on Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-election “no” to a Palestinian state under his watch in the current climate of regional chaos and violence, and his Likud Party winning the largest number of Knesset seats.

William St-Hilaire
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Blue Met literary festival hosts Huston, Diaz, Banks

by Gisèle Rucker The 17th edition of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, April 20-26, offers book lovers, readers, and writers alike, a substantial buffet: 260 events featuring celebrated authors from 12 countries, including 104 free activities for kids within its Children’s Festival. Novelist Nancy Huston of Calgary (Bad Girl), […]

Letter: Harper’s policies detrimental to our rights and freedoms
Editorials

Letter: Harper’s policies detrimental to our rights and freedoms

If Stephen Harper weren’t such a hawk for Israel, would you vote for him?

Langlois family receives title ­Righteous Among the Nations
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Langlois family receives title ­Righteous Among the Nations

Néret, France — August 1942, Eugène and Alexandrine Langlois, and their daughter, Suzanne, received little Léon. They were honoured March 17 for their courage. Léon Rucker, now 77, lives in Canada with his wife, three children, and six grandchildren. Yet, in Néret, he was among family: His other family – […]

Documentary Fortunate Shipwreck screens April 13
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Documentary Fortunate Shipwreck screens April 13

Today’s debate on the place of religion and the wearing of clothing that has religious significance continues, even as the Liberal government considers a new version of the failed Quebec Values legislation introduced by the Parti Québécois government. The relationship of religion and society in Quebec is examined in the […]

Motherboard by Punchinello
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You and the Internet: Always practice safe surfing

The Internet is a scary place if you’re worried about viruses, malware, spyware, Trojans, and hackers. You can stay safe and prevent cyber attacks if you follow these simple steps.