It was Earth Day, the day after Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s budget failed to mention Climate Change, with no new money to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Ménard loves the mountain and, as a founding member of Les amis de la montagne, has worked hard to fight for its integrity. Plus she’s angry with those who pollute it by not picking up after their dogs.
For weeks now, I have been listening to and been inspired by this extraordinary compilation of 18 songs. They’re on on two CDs – music from around the world, beautifully recorded, varied, and a source of continued pleasure. Call them folk, or roots; you don’t have to understand the words to […]
“It’s the end of the masquerade.”
As a senior manager at the National Bank for some 20 years, risk assessment and management have been at the heart of Éric Girard’s work.
Here is a selection of comments and opinions on Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-election “no” to a Palestinian state under his watch in the current climate of regional chaos and violence, and his Likud Party winning the largest number of Knesset seats.
Néret, France — August 1942, Eugène and Alexandrine Langlois, and their daughter, Suzanne, received little Léon. They were honoured March 17 for their courage. Léon Rucker, now 77, lives in Canada with his wife, three children, and six grandchildren. Yet, in Néret, he was among family: His other family – […]
An epic battle is set to unfold in Mount Royal riding as the three major parties seek to replace Irwin Cotler, retiring after 15 years as its Member of Parliament.
In recognition of the burgeoning volunteer sector among youth, 12 young Quebecers, 8 to 17, received the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award March 23, given since 1985 to exceptional effort in volunteering to help others and building “a smarter and more caring nation.”
We’ve all heard about the Me Generation – that’s the Boomers, and in the 1970s, Tom Wolfe coined the phrase to describe the attitude among many that what counts in life is self-realization, not social responsibility.