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Snowdon métro Station now accessible
Features

Snowdon métro Station now accessible

Since 2013, weary passengers have had to endure the ongoing construction and renovation at Snowdon metro station, but will finally see that the result was worth waiting for. All three elevators now are functioning at that station on the Orange line, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has announced. Philippe Schnobb, […]

Editorial: Compulsory education till 18 won’t solve drop-out problem
Editorials

Editorial: Compulsory education till 18 won’t solve drop-out problem

Quebec has made enormous strides since the early 1960s when it comes to extending accessible, free and varied high school and post-secondary education – academic and vocational – to every corner of the province.

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Travel

Within reach: Miramichi, New Brunswick, a perfect stop on the festival circuit

So you’re leaving town but still want to be part of the festival excitement …

View of the Glen site in Montreal. (Photo courtesy of the MUHC)
Health

New Laval clinic offers early diagnosis of women’s cancers

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has opened a satellite clinic at Place des aînés de Laval, the socio-cultural and sports centre serving the 50+ demographic. The new clinic, located at 435 Curé Labelle Blvd., near 75th Ave., is part of the MUHC’s DOvEE project (Diagnosing Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer Early), […]

What’s happening in Montreal this summer
What's Happening

What’s happening in Montreal this summer

Book Drive South Shore University Women’s Club is collecting books of all categories, French and English, for its August 3-6 book sale. Profits provide scholarships for women in post-secondary education. To donate, bring books to St. Barnabas Church, 95 Lorne, St. Lambert, weekdays from July 25 – Aug, 2, 9am to […]

Photo taken from the back of a rabaska canoe on the Lachine Canal. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)
Features

Lachine Music Festival offers class acts

From July 14-31, just as the first stars appear, the Lachine Music Festival presents a series of classical music concerts performed by local artists.

Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music
Reviews & Previews

Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music

The Festival de Lanaudière offers a range of concerts performed by renowned musicians including symphonic, chamber and choral works, till August 7.

For alcoholics, the urge to drink is Pavlovian, study suggests
Health

For alcoholics, the urge to drink is Pavlovian, study suggests

“These preferences could be driven by the sensory properties of alcohol, like its taste, smell and how it looks.”

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What's Happening

Re-experience the ‘76 Montreal Olympics this summer

Critics still call it late mayor Jean Drapeau’s billion-dollar baby.

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Features

Campaign exposes accessibility barriers for disabled

A national campaign from the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is calling for improved physical accessibility for people with disabilities