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Our mantra to trust no one over 30 didn’t apply to Leonard Cohen
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Our mantra to trust no one over 30 didn’t apply to Leonard Cohen

First, Leonard Cohen belonged to us, only later did the rest of the world claim him.

West Islanders show neighbourly compassion
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West Islanders show neighbourly compassion

In this season of giving, West Island Community Shares is calling on area residents to support their neighbours who need help.

“One instant, one aspect of nature contains it all.” — Monet (Photo: Kristine Berey)
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Mad Enchantment: the Claude Monet that few people know

When visiting the Sistine Chapel and beholding Michelangelo’s magnificent paintings, most people experience a sense of awe, and wonder about the history and symbolism of the images.

Violence takes many forms, Diane Sasson says. Photo by Steven Schwarzman
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Auberge Shalom director bridged communities

Diane Sasson did much to transform the mission of the centre and public understanding of conjugal violence from a narrow focus on physical violence to something broader and deeper.

Bonnie Soutar shows off NDG Food Depot initiatives. Photo by Irwin Block
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N.D.G. Food Depot serves Montrealers in need

“You think of NDG as being middle class, a reasonably well-off community, but it’s surprising how many people need help.”

Rabbi Boris sings his way into the  hearts of his congregation. Photo: Hawk Andiqwar
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Rabbi Boris Dolin reaches out to seekers of a broader spiritual path

Openness to creativity and change is where Montreal’s only Reconstructionist Congregation will be headed in the coming years, if its new Rabbi has his way.

Helpline celebrates 60 years of action
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Helpline celebrates 60 years of action

The Information and Referral Center of Greater Montreal offers service in English and French on the phone seven days a week, from 8am to 6pm.

Dafina Savic wins Goldbloom award for her initiatives. Photo by Irwin Block
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Quebec Community Groups Network celebrates Goldbloom winners

In a spirit of recognizing accomplishments and commitment to strengthen Quebec’s English-speaking community, many of its leaders, advocates, and friends gathered last month to celebrate.

Photo gallery: The ST celebrates 30 years with a gala
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Photo gallery: The ST celebrates 30 years with a gala

Please click here for stories and remembrances from The Senior Times newsroom as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Joan Baez and Bob Dylan Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. in 1963. (National Archives)
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Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan causes good-natured discord among Dawson teachers

Bob Dylan, 75, is the first musician to win the award and though few deny he is a poet, some teachers are on the fence about his Nobel qualifications.