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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.

Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran
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Calls mount to free Homa Hoodfar, professor imprisoned in Iran

A major human rights organization is calling upon ordinary citizens to use the power of their pen to help free Homa Hoodfar.

The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger
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The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger

A Senior Times reader has called in to say that the telephone fraud has resurfaced in a new form. “

Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks
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Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) offers free outdoor screenings June 16 to August 18.

The Bombadils perform in the spirit of James Joyce’s most famous character
at a 2015 Bloomsday concert at Victoria Hall
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Bloomsday: a Joycean celebration

It’s June 16, 1904, and Dubliner Leopold Bloom goes out for breakfast.

Tannenbaum is home for not-to-be-missed gig. Photo by Irwin Block
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Dawson emeritus philosopher Chaim Tannenbaum releases first CD

At 68, after 50 years in the music business, he is releasing his first CD, with a concert at Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill June 9.

Spartan Race Montreal: Hitting the halfway point
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Spartan Race Montreal: Hitting the halfway point

I am at the midpoint in my training towards the five-kilometre Spartan Race and its 20 or so obstacles with my daughter Bryn.