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Israeli journalist decries “excuses” that prevent peace
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Israeli journalist decries “excuses” that prevent peace

“It’s the end of the masquerade.”

Eric Girard (Photo: Irwin Block)
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Éric Girard thinks he can win one for Harper in Lac-Saint-Louis

As a senior manager at the National Bank for some 20 years, risk assessment and management have been at the heart of Éric Girard’s work.

Saturday-night shoppers crowd Jaffa Road in Jerusalem. Photos: Barbara Moser
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Commentary on Netanyahu’s “No” to a Palestinian state

Here is a selection of comments and opinions on Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-election “no” to a Palestinian state under his watch in the current climate of regional chaos and violence, and his Likud Party winning the largest number of Knesset seats.

Langlois family receives title ­Righteous Among the Nations
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Langlois family receives title ­Righteous Among the Nations

Néret, France — August 1942, Eugène and Alexandrine Langlois, and their daughter, Suzanne, received little Léon. They were honoured March 17 for their courage. Léon Rucker, now 77, lives in Canada with his wife, three children, and six grandchildren. Yet, in Néret, he was among family: His other family – […]

Mario Rimbao (photo: Irwin Block)
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“Coach” Mario Rimbao enters battle for NDP in Mount-Royal

An epic battle is set to unfold in Mount Royal riding as the three major parties seek to replace Irwin Cotler, retiring after 15 years as its Member of Parliament.

GG’s Caring Canadian Awards: Quebec students who are changing the world
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GG’s Caring Canadian Awards: Quebec students who are changing the world

In recognition of the burgeoning volunteer sector among youth, 12 young Quebecers, 8 to 17, received the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award March 23, given since 1985 to exceptional effort in volunteering to help others and building “a smarter and more caring nation.”

Laurier-MacDonald students (L to R): 
Alessia Collaci, Francesca Varrone, animator Vince Lacroce, Kayla Panacui.
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“We” generation honoured with Governor-General’s Caring Canadian Awards

We’ve all heard about the Me Generation – that’s the Boomers, and in the 1970s, Tom Wolfe coined the phrase to describe the attitude among many that what counts in life is self-realization, not social responsibility.

Animaze animation festival features the man behind iconic Heavy Metal
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Animaze animation festival features the man behind iconic Heavy Metal

Critics have described the five-decade career of Gerald Potterton — animator, director, producer, writer, illustrator and painter—as “colourful” and “eclectic.” While one word can’t capture the essence of his work, his irreverent, ironic sense of humour is ever present.

Motherboard by Punchinello
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You and the Internet: Always practice safe surfing

The Internet is a scary place if you’re worried about viruses, malware, spyware, Trojans, and hackers. You can stay safe and prevent cyber attacks if you follow these simple steps.

Anthony Housefather in Florida with CSL Men’s Club. Photo by Sid Burns
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Anthony Housefather connects with snowbirds

The Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club hosted Côte St. Luc Mayor Anthony Housefather at its annual Florida luncheon. About 250 people, mainly club members and their wives, gathered at the Fresh Harvest Restaurant at nearby Seminole Casino for the event.