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I have to do something. The pan is waiting for me. (Image courtesy of stock.xchng)
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Flavour Guy: Lessons from my life long teacher, brisket — that tough hombre

I have much to learn. The meat has much to tell.

Legal Ease: More funding and discussion on palliative care needed
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Legal Ease: More funding and discussion on palliative care needed

There has been much talk recently about the new law on advance directives for end of life treatment and doctor-assisted suicide.

Financial Fitness: Investing is a marathon, not a sprint
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Financial Fitness: Investing is a marathon, not a sprint

The marathon can teach us much about life — and it certainly offers lessons for investors.

Here at Sun Youth: Deserving youth get new bikes
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Here at Sun Youth: Deserving youth get new bikes

More than 100 kids who positively impacted their communities were rewarded with free bikes, helmets and locks last month at Sun Youth’s 32nd Annual Bike Distribution. The giveaway is made possible thanks to an anonymous donor known as Mr. Bike Man.

Legal Ease: Frequently asked questions about hiring a lawyer
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Legal Ease: Frequently asked questions about hiring a lawyer

As a retired lawyer, I am frequently asked general questions, especially about the relationship between attorney and client. Here are some of those questions and my answers. How do I find an attorney to represent me? One way is to ask friends and relatives if they know someone or have been […]

Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer
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Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer

For the 32nd consecutive summer the Sun Youth Bike Patrol will be present on streets, bike paths, parks, and playgrounds, emphasizing a sense of safety and community in the public spaces of Greater Montreal. Trained in first aid and other public safety skills, the 24 patrollers will also deliver seminars […]

Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?
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Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?

Lodging a complaint in a private residence is very different than doing so in a public facility. In the public system there is a line of accountability including the possibility of lodging a formal complaint with the facility’s ombudsman.

Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect
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Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect

How can you protect yourself from becoming a statistic?

The Infinius S opto-mechanical star projector in the Milky Way Theatre of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)
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Word Nerd: The universe and English are expanding, fo’ shizzle

Please refrain from sexting while twerking. While it might be hyphy, fo’ shizzle it is both jank and meh.

Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ
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Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ

Our theme is summer sights. What is a more beautiful summer sight than a BBQ? Of course, this is the Flavourguy’s rhetorical question.