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Archie Fineberg has run an academic marathon
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Archie Fineberg has run an academic marathon

If the International Olympic Committee were to award medals for academic achievement in the face of obstacles, Archie Fineberg would have his place on the podium.

Concordia prof calls for release of colleague Homa Hoodfar from Iranian jail
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Concordia prof calls for release of colleague Homa Hoodfar from Iranian jail

It is imperative to keep Homa Hoodfar’s story alive even when there is no breaking news, says Marguerite Mendell, a close friend and colleague of the a respected Concordia professor detained in Iran

Men in the Kitchen give a boost to caregivers
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Men in the Kitchen give a boost to caregivers

Discovering international cuisines is just one of the activities Jack Schiess enjoys at his cooking class.

Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season
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Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season

“When the boy’s mother asked him if he would like to go to a sleep away camp, he showed such joy! He had worked very hard at school this year and deserved to go. His mom had no concerns regarding his behavior. He is a pleasant child, sociable and enthusiastic.” “It is […]

Snowdon métro Station now accessible
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Snowdon métro Station now accessible

Since 2013, weary passengers have had to endure the ongoing construction and renovation at Snowdon metro station, but will finally see that the result was worth waiting for. All three elevators now are functioning at that station on the Orange line, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has announced. Philippe Schnobb, […]

Spartan Race Montreal: Father and daughter are climbing toward victory
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Spartan Race Montreal: Father and daughter are climbing toward victory

Being on a ski hill on a nice summer day sounds idyllic until you realize you’re not there for the scenery but to complete a potentially gruelling five to seven kilometer run, up and down the hill and complete the obstacles, many of which will be located in mud.

Photo taken from the back of a rabaska canoe on the Lachine Canal. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)
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Lachine Music Festival offers class acts

From July 14-31, just as the first stars appear, the Lachine Music Festival presents a series of classical music concerts performed by local artists.

Buddies cycle to combat cancer
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Buddies cycle to combat cancer

For the past few months, Michael Legg and three of his good buddies have been gearing up for a trip to Quebec City. It’s a trip with a difference.

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Campaign exposes accessibility barriers for disabled

A national campaign from the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is calling for improved physical accessibility for people with disabilities

Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff
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Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff

I was 11 when I first heard about Barbie Dolls. Too old to get one but somehow connected because my nickname was Barbi.