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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 […]

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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.

Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
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Jazz mass at Red Roof Church on Canada Day

Two stars of the Montreal jazz scene will participate in a jazz mass July 1, at the Red Roof Church

Sun Youth: Sid & Earl parlayed one-time read into a humanitarian empire
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Sun Youth: Sid & Earl parlayed one-time read into a humanitarian empire

Life in the crowded Plateau Mont-Royal in the post-war years was a time of modest beginnings and big dreams

Heroes in her head helped Judy survive abuse
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Heroes in her head helped Judy survive abuse

Courage and conviction are characteristics many associate with prominent feminist, journalist, and activist Judy Rebick, but it was only well into therapy sessions that she began to understand the source of her personality and commitments.

Hopping Upstairs hosts hot-ticket jazz fest series
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Hopping Upstairs hosts hot-ticket jazz fest series

Of all the ways we enjoy music, especially jazz, nothing compares to live performance.

Students pay tribute to their art teacher
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Students pay tribute to their art teacher

The 16 students of the late Myrna Brooks Bercovitch are honouring her memory with an Art Tribute Exhibition at Côte Saint Luc Library till July 1.

Small dogs, especially mine, have big issues
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Small dogs, especially mine, have big issues

We adopted Rufus three years ago. He was abandoned when he was three, saved from a high–kill pound, then fostered by an animal rescue until I saw him on the Internet and fell in love.