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Book review: Life Before Death by Barbara Freiheit
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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”

Theresa Foundation renews commitment to Malawian grandmothers, orphans
Travel

Theresa Foundation renews commitment to Malawian grandmothers, orphans

One travel guide suggested Malawi’s unofficial motto is “maybe tomorrow.”

Empty Bowl event to be held at Unitarian Church
What's Happening

Empty Bowl event to be held at Unitarian Church

The idea is simple: visitors to an Empty Bowls exhibit spend $25 to buy a nutritious bowl of vegetarian soup, enjoy it, and leave with the bowl, donated by local artisans.

Montreal’s Earth Hour falls on March 19
What's Happening

Montreal’s Earth Hour falls on March 19

If you would rather be with others while “in the dark”, here are two free events you can join.

Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan
Features

Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan

“We all have an obligation to future generations. Keep the oil in the soil!”