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Quebec federation wants specific, concrete changes, not costly promises
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Quebec federation wants specific, concrete changes, not costly promises

CAQ leader François Legault wants to replace the entire network of long-term care facilities in Quebec at an estimated cost of $20 billion over 20 years.

Bits and bobs: More groups and events in Montreal this fall
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Bits and bobs: More groups and events in Montreal this fall

Help dealing with loss A group for those in mourning will commence at Dorshei Emet Synagogue in Hampstead circa October 15. This group is open to all faith communities. Howard Richler says that dealing with the loss of a loved one in a group context has been helpful after the […]

What’s happening in Montreal in September
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What’s happening in Montreal in September

New Hope prevents falls In partnership with the CSSS Cavendish, New Hope Senior Citizen’s Centre is once again offering the Stand Up Program. This program teaches people how to improve their balance and leg strength to prevent falls. For registration or to ask questions: 514-484-0425 ext 225 or newhope.programs@videotron.ca Off the […]

New Hope Senior Citizens Centre in dire need of a vehicle
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New Hope Senior Citizens Centre in dire need of a vehicle

New Hope’s 1995 Dodge Caravan is facing a slow but eventual death.

As Canadian soldiers, Jews fought hard to defeat Hitler
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As Canadian soldiers, Jews fought hard to defeat Hitler

Eight days after the Sept. 1, 1939 German invasion of Poland, the Canadian Parliament voted to support England and France in their campaign to defeat Hitler.

Visiting family and gauging Israelis’ reactions in these turbulent times
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Visiting family and gauging Israelis’ reactions in these turbulent times

Rivka, or Bep as she was known in Dutch, lives in Beth Joles, a retirement home for mostly former Dutch residents in Haifa.

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Appreciation: Remembering Paul Gérin-Lajoie

(February 1920 — June 2018) It is not an exaggeration to say that Quebec could not have made the tremendous strides it took in the early 1960s without the guiding hand of Paul Gérin-Lajoie, Quebec’s first education minister of the 20th century. Gérin-Lajoie was part of Jean Lesage’s Équipe de […]

Photo: Courtesy of Gregory Charles
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Gregory Charles brings modern edge to Lanaudière

He’s so suited to the job, it’s surprising it’s taken this long for the venerable Festival de Lanaudière in Joliette to select musician-entertainer-cultural entrepreneur Gregory Charles as its artistic director.

At 111, Cecile Klein is a witness to Montreal history
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At 111, Cecile Klein is a witness to Montreal history

Cecile Efros Klein had two birthday parties last month, and given her remarkable status as a supercentenarian, who could blame her for going all out.

Sun Youth Bike Patrol eyes and ears of police
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Sun Youth Bike Patrol eyes and ears of police

This year, 20 bike patrollers will be assigned to nine neighborhood police stations till August 10.