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Outreach to refugees: Social worker Myra Giberovitch offers insights

Syrian refugees arriving in Montreal face a myriad of challenges in adapting to their new homes. Though their plight and resultant trauma is not comparable, what is to be learned from the experiences faced by Holocaust survivors who came here in the late 1940s? We put the question to Myra Giberovitch, […]

Montreal real-estate agents Bonnie Sandler (left) and Mary Lamey. (Photo: Caroline Ronalds)
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Pricing, staging and other tips from Montreal real-estate brokers

It’s become a cliché—buying a home is probably the most important investment most of us make. But selling that home is at least as important.

Start your day with the three Gs
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Start your day with the three Gs

The death of a parent, depression, losing your job, or surviving cancer can take a tremendous toll.

Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia
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Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia

We happened to be in Medellín, Colombia, to welcome the New Year of 2015, during our first visit to Colombia and Ecuador.

Historian Benny Morris spoke at McGill. (Photo: Irwin Block)
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1948 was a holy war for Arabs, historian says

Israeli historian Benny Morris came to town last month for a lecture promising “new perspectives” of the 1948 War – the war to defend and solidify the newly independent Jewish state, called the Nakhba or catastrophe in Arabic.

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I remember the sparkle of the season on Park Ave

The holiday season reminds me of growing up in the 1940s and 1950s in Outremont.

Driver calls for free parking for the handicapped
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Driver calls for free parking for the handicapped

Barbara Weisz hopes Mayor Denis Coderre’s compassion extends to handicapped drivers.

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Muslim scholar speaks out against Islamist abuses

Tariq Ramadan is a Muslim scholar who appeals to Western Muslim audiences because he believes that modernity and Islam in an increasingly secular Western society are compatible.

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Synagogues step up for refugees

Members of two of Montreal’s liberal Jewish congregations have joined co-religionists in other Canadian cities to sponsor Syrian refugees seeking asylum in Canada.

Generations Foundation: December – when giving truly becomes the gift
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Generations Foundation: December – when giving truly becomes the gift

December is a month like no other: Everyone wants to give of themselves and to experience joy with their family and friends.