Articles written by: The Senior Times

Editorial: Death by bureaucracy: how Quebec health care failed Mark Blandford
Editorials

Editorial: Death by bureaucracy: how Quebec health care failed Mark Blandford

It should come as no surprise that the director of professional services responsible for St. Mary’s Hospital resigned last month, barely two years after her appointment.

Passport photo, 1929: L to R: Bella, 8; Rita, 4; Becky, 10; and their mother Chava.
Features

Artist Rita Briansky recalls her early years

“We arrived in Canada on October 28, 1929, the day before the stock market crash”

Theresa Foundation renews commitment to Malawian grandmothers, orphans
Travel

Theresa Foundation renews commitment to Malawian grandmothers, orphans

One travel guide suggested Malawi’s unofficial motto is “maybe tomorrow.”

Empty Bowl event to be held at Unitarian Church
What's Happening

Empty Bowl event to be held at Unitarian Church

The idea is simple: visitors to an Empty Bowls exhibit spend $25 to buy a nutritious bowl of vegetarian soup, enjoy it, and leave with the bowl, donated by local artisans.

Montreal’s Earth Hour falls on March 19
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Montreal’s Earth Hour falls on March 19

If you would rather be with others while “in the dark”, here are two free events you can join.

Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan
Features

Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan

“We all have an obligation to future generations. Keep the oil in the soil!”

There are blue skies over McGill, one of the many campuses offering courses on a host of topics this fall.
Editorials

Editorial: Confronting grievances behind BDS boycott campaign

Events last month in Ottawa and at McGill University have rekindled debate over the decade-old campaign that promotes boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) aimed at Israel and Israeli firms.

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What's Happening

Quebec soprano to appear at Festival de la Voix

FESTIVAL de la VOIX, which runs from March 18 to 20 in the West Island features performances by Quebec soprano Natalie Choquette, the Jireh Gospel Choir, and “La Voix” sensation Rebecca Fiset-Coté. Vox Aeterna is proud to present five concerts and three vocal workshops. For details visit festivaldelavoix.com or call […]

211: How to reach out for referrals and information
Health

211: How to reach out for referrals and information

This integrated information platform for seniors answers to a well-known necessity identified by the Centre’s counsellors.

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

What’s happening in Montreal in March

BAZAARS & FAIRS Marie Claret Church • March 11 & 12 Fri. 8am-7pm & Sat. 8am-3pm at 10660 Larose Westmount Antiquarian Book Fair • March 15 Tues. 10am-5pm. Books, prints and maps for sale by 15 Quebec and Ontario dealers at Dawson College, 4001 de Maisonneuve Blvd W, 514-935-9581 St. […]