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Quebec community groups hail visionary leaders
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Quebec community groups hail visionary leaders

Activists and supporters of Quebec’s English speaking community groups gathered to pay tribute to five people for their extraordinary contributions.

Canadian Friends of Peace Now: Is the two-state solution dead?
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Canadian Friends of Peace Now: Is the two-state solution dead?

Given the growth and expansion of Israeli settlements in the West Bank since the Six Day War in June 1967, is it too late for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

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Cinderella re-invented in Rossini opera, Nov. 11–18

The classic fairy tale Cinderella is presented in its altered version, as imagined by Gioachino Rossini, in Opéra de Montréal’s production of Cenerentola.

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Musician Boris Brott celebrates Handel’s Messiah

Shortly after his third birthday Boris Brott found himself with a violin and bow in his hands.

The many transformations of historic Château Pierrefonds
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The many transformations of historic Château Pierrefonds

In 1902, Joseph-Adolphe Chauret, a notary, built a large residence in Sainte-Geneviève de Pierrefonds. It replicated the Pierrefonds Castle in Picardie, France. In 1940, Louis-Pierre Lemonnier bought the home and converted it to a pastry shop. In 1960, Paoline Potvin-White transformed it to a pediatric centre and nursing school. In […]

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Tango away with McGill Chamber Orchestra

To mark Halloween with a musical twist, the McGill Chamber Orchestra has invited the public to a two-pronged event October 31 for both music lovers with deeper pockets and the broader audience as well. The Halloween Gala-Milonga kicks off at 6 p.m. for those who can afford the $350 per […]

Three generations of Abracen, Lambert Family
L to R: Alice Abracen, Ann Lambert, and the Sister Gisele Leduc at far right, with Malawi friends.
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Theresa Foundation concert to be held Oct. 27

The grandmothers of Mnjale, a village in Malawi and its surrounding, are raising their grandchildren who became orphans as a result of the AIDS pandemic.

Right on the mark, Clifford Lincoln remains a man of principle
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Right on the mark, Clifford Lincoln remains a man of principle

Politics is the art of the possible, but for people of principle it can also become the art of the impossible.

West-Central Montreal Health seeks volunteers to help residents
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West-Central Montreal Health seeks volunteers to help residents

Information meetings will be held at the CLSC de Benny Farm, 6484 Monkland Thursday, Oct. 19 at 1pm and Fri. Oct. 20 at 9:30am.

Sun Youth: Sid & Earl parlayed one-time read into a humanitarian empire
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Sun Youth: Sid & Earl parlayed one-time read into a humanitarian empire

Life in the crowded Plateau Mont-Royal in the post-war years was a time of modest beginnings and big dreams