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Stuart McLean’s love of Canada started on the streets of Montreal
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Stuart McLean’s love of Canada started on the streets of Montreal

There was one person in that crew of perhaps a dozen talented and ambitious producers who responded to my distress – Stuart McLean.

Times and Places: Life and death have different meanings in India
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Times and Places: Life and death have different meanings in India

by Albert Cormier The principal reason for my trip to India was to spend three days in the holy city of Varanasi. My ultimate goal was to see the Ganges, this mythical sacred river where each day thousands of Hindus bathe to purify themselves in water that is extremely polluted! […]

Shortage of medications reaches critical point in Cuba
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Shortage of medications reaches critical point in Cuba

Ricardo was different. He was desperate, almost frantic.

A cozy kitchen, photographed by Mathilda Tan (courtesy of stock.xchng)
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Kitchen essentials from the Flavourguy

Here’s all you need. Or mostly what you need.

Festival de la Voix begins March 21
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Festival de la Voix begins March 21

The annual Festival de la Voix, in its new expanded version, takes place in Dorval, Pointe-Claire, and Beaconsfield from March 21 to 29.

Art increases stability, autonomy for this special artist
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Art increases stability, autonomy for this special artist

Alana Barrell is a diagnosed paranoid schizophrenic who uses art to maintain her stability and increase her autonomy.

There are blue skies over McGill, one of the many campuses offering courses on a host of topics this fall.
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Montreal student days sparks themes in novel

Related: October Crisis sets scene in Irena Karafilly’s The House on Selkirk Ave. Born in the Russian Urals, Irena Karafilly received her post-secondary education at McGill and was a student there in October 1970. Her neighbour was the nationalist singer Pauline Julien. “I happened to be living on Montreal’s Selkirk Avenue […]

Irena Karafilly talks about the genesis of her novel, including memories of her own experience in October, 1970, when her neighbour was arrested.
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October Crisis sets scene in Irena Karafilly’s The House on Selkirk Ave.

Where were you during the October Crisis of 1970? It was a period that no Montrealer can easily forget.

A (w)rap to Leonard Cohen
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A (w)rap to Leonard Cohen

You gave us your words, you gave us your songs The music lives on, their melodies strong The Sisters of Mercy, Marianne, and Suzanne Part of our family, these women of Our Man You moved through life in search of the light From the family home in Westmount You found […]

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An important message for victims of the 2005 Mount Real scandal

The deadline for those affected to submit their Proof of Claim forms is 5:00 p.m. February 14, 2017.