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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
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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.

Photo by Hayley Juhl
Columnists

Digital Whyzdom: Traveling with your iPhone

How to get around with your trusty and smart digital companion.

Anthony Housefather in Florida with CSL Men’s Club. Photo by Sid Burns
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Anthony Housefather connects with snowbirds

The Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club hosted Côte St. Luc Mayor Anthony Housefather at its annual Florida luncheon. About 250 people, mainly club members and their wives, gathered at the Fresh Harvest Restaurant at nearby Seminole Casino for the event.

Unitarian Church of Montreal launches group  for older lesbians
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Unitarian Church of Montreal launches group for older lesbians

A social group catering to middle-aged and older anglo lesbians has begun meeting at the Unitarian Church of Montreal.

Rob Barlow of Auberge Willow, Patricia Hovington of Minus 40, auctioneer Michael Lawrence, Keith Wells of Mackoli Catering, Dawn Hodes of DaBoom! Desserts, Susan Wylie, Executive Director of Le Nichoir, and Claudia Portaro of Claudia’s Catering. Photo courtesy of Le Nichoir
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A Taste of Hudson for the birds

Ten well-known regional chefs are offering their culinary creations at this year’s fundraising dinner and auction in support of Le Nichoir.

François Ouimet photo by Julie Blanche
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Frank Zappa’s music at the Thomas More Institute

“As a conductor, I was taught the importance of developing a thorough and wide-ranging artistic culture. TMI has made this possible for me.”