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Publisher’s Note: The Senior Times reaches out to all of you
Editorials

Publisher’s Note: The Senior Times reaches out to all of you

“It’s hard to be a Jew” is an old Yiddish expression that has suited me very well in my 26 years as a publisher. I’ve been told my newspaper is too Jewish. I’ve been told it’s not Jewish enough. I’ve been called an “ultra Zionist.” I’ve been called “anti-Israel.” All […]

Editorial: Walk-in clinics can ease humiliating ER wait times
Editorials / Health

Editorial: Walk-in clinics can ease humiliating ER wait times

No-appointment clinics can ease ER overcrowding—but only somewhat. The answer to the problem lies elsewhere, in addressing the lack of family doctors in the Montreal urban agglomeration. Every year at this time we see headlines about overcrowded emergency rooms in city hospitals. Unless you are unconscious, having a heart attack, […]

Letter: Louise Harel interview was irresponsible
Editorials

Letter: Louise Harel interview was irresponsible

Dear editor, I have been a reader of The Senior Times for many years and have always enjoyed it. However, I am upset at your choice of Louise Harel on the cover of your December edition. She has no place on the cover of an English-language newspaper. Throughout her political […]

Editorials

Editorial: Bold steps needed in the Mideast

It was short but brutal, the eight-day war in November that pit fighters from various factions in Hamas-led Gaza against Israel. The toll: 150 Palestinians and five Israelis dead, plenty of pain and misery on both sides. Both sides were ready. It just took a spark, which was provided when […]

Features

Seniors residence marks Remembrance Day

In anticipation of Remembrance Day at Vista, executive director Ronald Brunet and residents gathered November 7 to pay homage to the veterans among them who fought for freedom. Mr. Edward Soloway, a recent recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for service during and after the war, was accorded an […]

What's Happening

What’s happening in Montreal in November/December

To have your event published in our December/January issue, please email editor@theseniortimes.com by Nov. 23. Please put What’s Happening in the subject line. Continuing Exhibit by Louise Jalbert • Nov. 8 – Dec. 24 Works on paper and canvas. Vernissage Nov. 8, 5pm. 100 Sherbrooke E.  514-872-5338 LaSalle Community Services Centre Painting class: Tues. […]

Editorial: Montreal voters will have their say on integrity
Editorials

Editorial: Montreal voters will have their say on integrity

Integrity must replace corruption at city hall. Nothing anyone says or does now can change the fact that Montreal taxpayers have been ripped off royally by a system of corruption and collusion, payoffs and kickbacks, threats and greed. The code of honour expected of the civil service has been replaced […]

What's Happening

What’s happening in Montreal in October/November

To have your event published in our December/January issue, please email editor@theseniortimes.com by Nov. 23. Please put What’s Happening in the subject line. BAZAARS Royal St Lawrence Yacht Club • Oct. 11-14 Boite de Noel, a juried sale of arts and crafts supporting NOVA and the Lakeshore General Hospital Auxiliary. […]

What's Happening

Montreal’s Space for Life venues brew magic for Halloween

What could be spookier than ghosts, druids and witches wandering about archeological remains? Jack O’Lantern stepping aside from wandering purgatory to give the tour of said remains. Jack himself will be at Pointe-à-Callière this month to teach children how to talk to ghosts and outsmart the strange characters they’ll meet […]

Montreal’s Botanical Garden lantern festival a feast of light
Features / What's Happening

Montreal’s Botanical Garden lantern festival a feast of light

Designed in Montreal and produced in China, hundreds of lanterns illuminate the Botanical Garden for the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Garden of Light.  The nearly 1,000 lanterns tell the tale of the Feast of Peaches, hosted by the Queen Mother of the West. Xi Wang Mu’s peaches of immortality take […]