Features

From heart attack to art attack: an awakening
Features

From heart attack to art attack: an awakening

The gardener and the artist have much in common

Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club: Look who’s 90
Features

Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club: Look who’s 90

The Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club held an outstanding end-of-year Gala at the Gelber Center.

What happens to lost  or  forgotten gift cards
Features

What happens to lost or forgotten gift cards

There are advantages to purchasing a gift card or certificate rather than giving cash or a particular item on special occasions.

Papineau Liberal Member of Parliament Justin Trudeau in Montreal December 17, 2008.
Photo by Blair Gable for Maclean's Magazine
Features

Justin Trudeau & the word on the street

Harper is finally gone. It almost seems like the country has let out a sigh of relief, especially among the younger generations.

Eileen Katz, Gerry Weinstein and Ted Greenfield are planning a new Château B'nai Brith. Photo: Irwin Block
Features

B’nai Brith heeds the call to shelter growing community

As the baby boom generation moves into life’s third stage, B’nai Brith is preparing for a spike in demand for affordable housing with plans for a second senior residence.

Le Nichoir bird sanctuary is not just for the birds
Features

Le Nichoir bird sanctuary is not just for the birds

Since 1996, Le Nichoir, Canada’s largest bird conservation and rehabilitation centre, has been providing care to injured and orphaned birds before releasing them into their natural environment.

Florence Luxenberg-Eisenberg at Treblinka.
Features

Walking on ashes and bones, preserving Holocaust sites

“Those sites where nothing is on the surface are the most powerful. You don’t see the ashes and bones you are walking on, unless you pick up some earth and see bone fragments in your hand.”

Royal Orr receives the Goldbloom Award. (Photo courtesy of CQGN)
Features

Activist, broadcaster Royal Orr wins Goldbloom Award

The election of Parti Québécois governments created convulsive events for Quebec Anglophones, but it allowed a new generation of community leaders to emerge.

Filmmaker Garry Beitel views Canada through a lens of peace
Features

Filmmaker Garry Beitel views Canada through a lens of peace

Canada has a new posture on the world stage: With combat roles in Afghanistan and Iraq, Canada has dropped from being the most active participant in UN peacekeeping personnel to 68th.

Red-hot jazz club Upstairs plans blowout 20th birthday party
Features

Red-hot jazz club Upstairs plans blowout 20th birthday party

It’s 10am on a Friday and the owner-manager of Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill has been at work for almost an hour. He won’t leave until midnight.