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Azrieli prize goes to Kelly-Marie Murphy

The 2018 Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music has been awarded to Canadian composer Kelly-Marie Murphy.

The War Amps Key Tag Service has returned more than 1.5 million sets of lost keys to their owners.
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The War Amps Celebrates a Century of Service

One Hundred Years and Still Much to Do! A hundred years ago, amputee veterans returning from the First World War started The War Amps to share concerns and assist each other in adapting to their new reality as amputees. They never dreamed that this unique Association would become a household […]

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Journalist Alain Brunet sounds alarm on music industry destruction

These were halcyon days for live music, and musicians were veering off in many directions.

Janet Torge
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Radical rest homes for hippy generation a groovy idea

“Social interaction and close 
relationships — those are the things that keep us going.”

The do’s and don’ts of recycling
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The do’s and don’ts of recycling

Here is Recyc-Québec’s list of do’s and don’ts when it comes to what is recyclable, and what isn’t: Paper and carton: newsprint, circulars, catalogues, magazines, writing paper, envelopes, boxes of cereal & frozen food, soaps, cartons, file folders, paper bags, directories, milk, juice, and egg cartons, bills and lottery tickets. […]

Seniors come of age — the digital age
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Seniors come of age — the digital age

It was a day that would go down in history.

Salute to African Women at Dorshei Emet
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Salute to African Women at Dorshei Emet

To mark International Women’s Day, the Fondation Sénégal Santé Mobile and Congregation Dorshei Emet are holding a Day in the Life of Senegalese women as a way of celebrating “the joy, beauty, and dignity” of African women. Apart from a performance by the Sénégalese dance group Naradji, African style beignets […]

Bereavement group looking for members
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Bereavement group looking for members

A new group for people who are in mourning or expect to be in the next month or two, is being formed at the Dorshei Emet Reconstructionist Congregation in Hampstead. The group is open to those of all faith communities. The idea is to gather a group to deal collectively […]

West End seniors want shuttle service to medical appointments
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West End seniors want shuttle service to medical appointments

English speaking seniors have a lot to say about their municipal governments, they’re not shy about expressing themselves, and even in winter will turn out in substantial numbers to be heard.

Loss of major recycling partner calls for action at home
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Loss of major recycling partner calls for action at home

China’s decision to no longer import low-grade recyclable materials – paper, plastic, glass, and metals – does not appear to be having a major impact in Quebec for now.