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International fare at Jewish film fest

A Jewish film series continues on Sundays, May 14, 21, and 28, at 2:30 pm at the Segal Centre, 5170 Côte Ste. Catherine, curated by members of the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre. Evenings are sold out. On May 14, Fanny’s Journey, in French, with English subtitles, is the award-winning story […]

Oedipus Rox on at Dawson Theatre
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Oedipus Rox on at Dawson Theatre

Dawson Theatre Collective will present its 10th Anniversary play Oedipus Rox, May 10-13. In this student-written play, a 35-member cast offers up a hilarious and heartbreaking take on a timeless masterpiece. Sophocles’ 2,500 year old murder mystery tells the tragic story of a man cursed by a dreadful fate that […]

Cummings Centre celebrity breakfast honours business, sports stars
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Cummings Centre celebrity breakfast honours business, sports stars

High profile personalities from the world of sports and business were on hand for the 13th annual Cummings Jewish Centre for Seniors Foundation Sports Celebrity Breakfast. Guest of Honour was business executive Joel Leonoff, CEO of Paysafe plc, a leading global payment provider.   National Hockey League scoring legend Mike […]

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What we can do to protect animals from abuse

Cruelty can sometimes be the result of ignorance, and better information can prevent it.

Transformative theatre supported by Cole Foundation grants
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Transformative theatre supported by Cole Foundation grants

Montreal theater-goers are in for some pioneering moments over the next two years as the local professional theatre community benefits from the injection of $375,000 in grants to 25 local companies by the Cole Foundation.

Cuba’s trade-off: sacrificing free expression and WiFi for universal, quality education, and healthcare
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Cuba’s trade-off: sacrificing free expression and WiFi for universal, quality education, and healthcare

Anyone who spends hours walking around popular neighbourhoods of this sprawling city of more than two million, as I did recently, will notice something unusual and surprising

Female pilots played a significant role during the Second World War. (Photo courtesy of Spitfire Productions)
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Medal available to veterans who fought in France

Since 2014, the government of France has been awarding its highest medal, the Legion of Honour, to Canadian veterans who participated in the liberation of France in 1944.

A bull riding cowboy holds tight as the bull lunges airborne, Oregon, 1916. Photograph by Miller Photo Co., National Geographic
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Rodeo plan for Montreal’s 375th stirs controversy

Opposition is growing to the NomadFest Urban Rodeo, planned as part of the celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary.

CD review: Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble
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CD review: Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble

The first time I played this CD – signature tunes by pianist Oscar Peterson, transcribed, arranged, and interpreted by Rémi Bolduc – the music lit up the room.

From Pierrefonds to Ecuador — living the dream and building the future
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From Pierrefonds to Ecuador — living the dream and building the future

Fed up with the Canadian winter and yearning for a liveable climate year-round, Donald Bosch and his wife Monique settled on Ecuador.