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Times and Places: Teaching and learning as a volunteer in Israel
Travel

Times and Places: Teaching and learning as a volunteer in Israel

There’s nothing in the classrooms except rows of old desks. There is barely room to sit during breaks in the staff room, bursting with 60 busy teachers.

At the Outremont Theatre, eight voices sing of the Isles
What's Happening

At the Outremont Theatre, eight voices sing of the Isles

Singer/composer Karen Young is continuing a busy year with a new vocal production called Strange Tales from the Isles.

Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding
Features

Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding

A new federal program to help English-speaking youth, seniors, and immigrants to Quebec could result in up to $3 million in spending — but it all depends on finding two-thirds of it from the private sector.

Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27
Features

Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27

The Artists’ Circle of the West Island’s annual exhibition and sale continues until May 27 at Art Premier, 1385 Notre Dame in Lachine.

Book review: Life Before Death by Barbara Freiheit
Reviews & Previews

Book review: Life Before Death by Barbara Freiheit

The Western literary tradition of guides to death and dying began with the medieval Ars Moriendi, written in the aftermath of the Black Death, in the mid-14th century, to explain how to die well.

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Features

Côte St. Luc drop-in centre gets Quebec funding

A planned drop-in centre for seniors at the Côte Saint Luc Aquatic and Community Centre is to receive $390,913 in funding over three years, federal social development minister Jean-Yves Duclos and Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather have announced.

Have another Art Attack
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Have another Art Attack

Please join us as Art Attacks shows their latest artwork.

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

Editorial: Anglos must engage in healthcare governance

It has been a year since Bill 10, the latest health and social services reform came into effect, and as anyone who has had contact with our institutions knows, you do not want to get sick.

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”