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New Hope: Federal fund offers NDGers lifts, computer training
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New Hope: Federal fund offers NDGers lifts, computer training

For English speaking seniors, lacking computer skills can be a major handicap in using social media to connect with family and community. Because those in the 55-plus demographic often live alone, with family far away, transport and accompaniment to appointments is another need. Two innovative and sustainable projects targeting these […]

Photo: Gar Lunney, 1961, Library and Archives Canada
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Limitless learning: Fall 2018

Learning doesn’t stop.

Montreal Runners reach BC and welcome donations for Terry Fox Foundation
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Montreal Runners reach BC and welcome donations for Terry Fox Foundation

It was an emotional end to a fantastic journey.

Voters want change, says Bernard St-Laurent
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Voters want change, says Bernard St-Laurent

Bernie’s back, and for those among us who are trying to make sense of this weird Quebec election campaign, that’s good news.

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.