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The many transformations of historic Château Pierrefonds
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The many transformations of historic Château Pierrefonds

In 1902, Joseph-Adolphe Chauret, a notary, built a large residence in Sainte-Geneviève de Pierrefonds. It replicated the Pierrefonds Castle in Picardie, France. In 1940, Louis-Pierre Lemonnier bought the home and converted it to a pastry shop. In 1960, Paoline Potvin-White transformed it to a pediatric centre and nursing school. In […]

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Tango away with McGill Chamber Orchestra

To mark Halloween with a musical twist, the McGill Chamber Orchestra has invited the public to a two-pronged event October 31 for both music lovers with deeper pockets and the broader audience as well. The Halloween Gala-Milonga kicks off at 6 p.m. for those who can afford the $350 per […]

Three generations of Abracen, Lambert Family
L to R: Alice Abracen, Ann Lambert, and the Sister Gisele Leduc at far right, with Malawi friends.
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Theresa Foundation concert to be held Oct. 27

The grandmothers of Mnjale, a village in Malawi and its surrounding, are raising their grandchildren who became orphans as a result of the AIDS pandemic.

Right on the mark, Clifford Lincoln remains a man of principle
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Right on the mark, Clifford Lincoln remains a man of principle

Politics is the art of the possible, but for people of principle it can also become the art of the impossible.

West-Central Montreal Health seeks volunteers to help residents
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West-Central Montreal Health seeks volunteers to help residents

Information meetings will be held at the CLSC de Benny Farm, 6484 Monkland Thursday, Oct. 19 at 1pm and Fri. Oct. 20 at 9:30am.

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

Retired engineer Zaki Ghavitian ready to serve his city
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Retired engineer Zaki Ghavitian ready to serve his city

What the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce needs is better management and that’s why retired engineer Zaki Ghavitian, 66, wants to be borough mayor.

Former star journalist Sue Montgomery vies for mayoral seat in CDN-NDG
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Former star journalist Sue Montgomery vies for mayoral seat in CDN-NDG

Confidence and daring to tackle challenging assignments took Montgomery to a range of issues and venues.

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Off Festival de Jazz: For Montreal jazz lovers, the Off is on

If you want to get a taste of jazz that is new, challenging, and fun, the place to be is the city’s venerable Off Festival de Jazz, October 5-14.

Leonard Cohen in words and music at McGill
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Leonard Cohen in words and music at McGill

As the first anniversary of his death approaches, the interest in Leonard Cohen’s life and work as a poet and singer/songwriter grows, especially in his hometown, Montreal. One way to rediscover his art would be to sign up for an overview of Cohen’s work and journey with literary scholar, Dr. […]