Articles written by: The Senior Times

Zaidye, Grandpa and passing along traditions
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Zaidye, Grandpa and passing along traditions

Intermarriage is a consequence of life in a liberal society, but what can grandparents do to pass on their traditions to their grandchildren?

Dance party to celebrate endangered Meadowbrook Park
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Dance party to celebrate endangered Meadowbrook Park

For the past 25 years, a group of dedicated nature lovers have been working to protect Meadowbrook Park’s 57 hectares of green space.

October is car safety month
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October is car safety month

As the temperature drops, the wear and tear on vehicles can lead to bigger problems, which is why it’s crucial to prepare for winter driving.

Editorial: We must welcome more refugees
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Editorial: We must welcome more refugees

While we are safe and sound in our comfortable homes, the number of refugees and internally displaced people is growing exponentially.

Fundraiser will benefit African birthing centres
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Fundraiser will benefit African birthing centres

Saturday, October 25, the Fondation Sénégal Santé Mobile will host a multicultural, fundraising dinner supporting maternal and infant health services in Senegal, West Africa. The foundation began its work four years ago, sending medical supplies to the local community health clinic. In 2015, the organization plans to send medication and […]

Photo by Makaristos
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What’s Happening in October and November 2014

It’s impossible to get bored in Montreal. But just in case, here are few goings on in our favourite city.

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Have a rich breakfast with top Canadian authors

In Montreal, B & B has acquired a different meaning as Books & Breakfast – the now annual celebration of new writing by mainly Montreal authors.

Book review: Walking Where Jesus Walked
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Book review: Walking Where Jesus Walked

A new book on American Christians and their visits to holy places in Israel is described by reviewer Amos Lassen as “a wonderful example of ethnographic research in the study of religion.” He is referring to Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Hold Land Pilgrimage by Hillary Kaell (New […]

Syd Kronish, president of the Cote St. Luc Men’s Club, (left) thanks Irwin Cotler for his talk. (Photo by Jack Frank)
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Irwin Cotler: Antisemitism new global threat

By Sid Birns Last month Irwin Cotler spoke to over 300 club members of the Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club on international terrorism and antisemitism. Cotler talked about the explosion of international terrorism and global antisemitism as an assault on our fundamental values and proposed what Canada and the […]

Geraldine Doucet. Photo by Richard Belanger
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Geraldine Doucet celebrates new adventure

The veteran actress is now the first director of theatre at Projet C & D (Centre héritage pour aînés), a new Montreal North senior day centre. Their planned internet radio channel will offer seniors the chance to tell their life stories and participate in Doucet’s Radio Theatre Project. “I am […]