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Festival Lanaudière promises renowned classical music
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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

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Food / Reviews & Previews

Montreal terrace hopping: The best summer spots

Now that smoking is banned from Montreal restaurant terraces, and summer is here, we set out one afternoon to discover some favourites.

The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger
Features

The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger

A Senior Times reader has called in to say that the telephone fraud has resurfaced in a new form. “

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Editorials

Letter to the editor: Confronting a fear of blindness

I love reading, especially when one of my grandchildren hops aboard my lap and remains perched there while I relate a story.

The TRC Bentwood Box, carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, is a symbolic tribute to the strength and resilience of the residential school survivors and their descendants. The box travels with the TRC and is present during all sharing circles, where it serves to gather personal reflections on healing and reconciliation. At the end of the TRC’s mandate, the box will be housed in the National Research Centre.
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National Aboriginal Day to be celebrated in Montreal

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, when the heritage and traditions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities are recognized across Canada.

Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks
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Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) offers free outdoor screenings June 16 to August 18.

People and fun make Montreal Fringe Festival fly
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People and fun make Montreal Fringe Festival fly

Montreal Fringe Festival has grown into a huge and varied people-and-fun oriented artistic showcase centered in and about The Main – a cornerstone event that kicks off the summer arts season. More than 60,000 people attended last year. Now in its 26th season, the festival continues until June 19 at […]