Using animals in entertainment often has negative connotations and evokes strong criticism from those concerned with animal welfare. Each year, at the Calgary Stampede, or closer to home, the Festival du Cochon in St. Perpétue, Quebec, domestic animals are subject to activities they fear and in resisting suffer avoidable injuries […]
The performance space at the Casa del Popolo on St. Laurent filled up quickly to standing-room-only overcapacity last month for a special premiere.
The upcoming election is more than a numbers game for incumbent MP Francis Scarpaleggia in Lac-Saint-Louis, who looks back at the 2011 result as something of an anomaly.
Everyone can benefit from the great outdoors. Camp Amy Molson in Grenville-Sur-La Rouge accepts campers 5 to 13 and Camp Trails End at Kinkora’s beautiful private lake in Ste-Adolphe-d’Howard welcomes those 6 to 17. Of the more than 350 underprivileged children who attend each camp, 95 per cent live below […]
They are the city’s homeless, part of the urban culture in North America and a living scar, a condemnation of our post-industrial society and its underside.
Montreal’s fascinating history, ethno-cultural mix, older neighbourhoods, architecture, and geographical setting make it a city for poets.
No one was surprised when a Conservative-dominated Parliamentary committee, examining so-called anti-terrorism legislation, refused to hear Privacy Commissioner Daniel Thouin this winter.
They share similar ethno-cultural backgrounds, went to the same high school, Herzliah, and served as Côte-Saint-Luc mayor. Both admire retiring Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, and now are set to fight it out to replace him in the October federal election.
There were protests around the world, including in front of the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, but the harsh sentence and refusal of President Eisenhower to provide clemency came in the context of Cold War hysteria.