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Legal Ease: Relatively speaking, be certain you have a clear mandate

A mandate is a contract by which a person, the mandator, gives power to another person, the mandatary, to represent him. This contract is called a power of attorney.

Here at Sun Youth: Motivated to better young lives
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Here at Sun Youth: Motivated to better young lives

Righting social inequities motivated a group of youngsters to establish Sun Youth in 1954.

Sun Youth: Making a special connection
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Sun Youth: Making a special connection

“If grandparents did not exist, we would have to invent them.”

Word Nerd: Orange you glad it’s not called red?
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Word Nerd: Orange you glad it’s not called red?

Dedicated readers of the Word Nerd column might remember that five years ago I explained that, lexicographically, at least, there is no debate that the egg preceded the chicken.

Financial Fitness: What do low oil prices mean for investors?
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Financial Fitness: What do low oil prices mean for investors?

As you’ve no doubt noticed, your trips to the gas station have been a lot more pleasant these past several months. There’s not much doubt that lower oil prices have been welcome to you as a driver. But when oil is less expensive, is that good for you as an investor?

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Generations Foundation: Our precious assets

Children are our most precious assets. Little did we realize, before the days of broader knowledge, that we could mold a child’s future even in the womb.

Let’s Talk About It: Sibling relationships change as parents lose capacity
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Let’s Talk About It: Sibling relationships change as parents lose capacity

As a parent moves into a world of dementia with increasing care needs, children will often react differently.

Legal Ease: Taking stock of end-of-life care
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Legal Ease: Taking stock of end-of-life care

Until recently, it was a crime in Canada to assist others in ending their lives. Those grievously and irremediably ill and in pain could not seek a physician’s assistance in dying. A person facing this prospect had two options: take his own life prematurely, often by violent or dangerous means, or suffer until death occurred from natural causes.

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Flavour Guy: Creative cooking when the child moves out

I am looking for a new word, something positive for the emotional state parents feel when a child moves out.

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Let’s Talk About It: Choosing a residence for people living with Alzheimer’s

There are 230 certified private residences in Montreal listed on the Santé et Services sociaux du Québec website, making your search for an appropriate residence seemingly endless.