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Call for volunteers: Winter 2015
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Call for volunteers: Winter 2015

MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre seeks volunteers for visually-impaired clients in St-Laurent, NDG, Hampstead, Côte-St-Luc, Montreal, and LaSalle, to visit, help with shopping, take walks, read mail, or converse with clients.  rhindi@ssss.gouv.qc.ca, 514-488-5552 X 1324 TEL-AIDE urgently needs volunteer listeners to respond to calls from people in distress. Next training sessions occur […]

Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
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What’s Happening in Montreal, January & February 2015

No need to hunker down for the whole winter — there are tons of things to do, just a stone’s throw away.

PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease.
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Alzheimer’s conference takes place Jan. 20

This year’s Marva Whyte Alzheimer’s Awareness Conference held on January 20 is titled Confusion, Delirium and Dementia – The Myth and Reality of Aging.

What’s Happening in November
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What’s Happening in November

Erratum: An earlier version of this listing carried an incorrect address for the flea market at St. Charles Parish Nov. 28 & 29. It takes place at 2115 Centre, Point St. Charles. BAZAARS & FAIRS Annual Tibetan Cultural Fair • Nov. 8 & 9 Sat. 10am-6pm & Sun. 10am-5pm. $5; […]

A rabbinic view of  human rights in Israel
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A rabbinic view of human rights in Israel

When Jews from around the world join hands with Palestinian Arabs in their annual fall olive harvest, it helps build co-existence and mutual understanding.

The volunteer board
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The volunteer board

• Chabad Lifeline, a non-sectarian organization that supports individuals and their families affected by addictions, needs volunteers and receptionists. 514-738-7700 • YMCAs of Québec Residence needs aides to help with educational activities for children 3-5 and to supervise infants 12-24 months. 514-932-5353 X 2005 • Tel-Aide needs volunteers to become […]

Unitarian Church to hold fair-trade fair
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Unitarian Church to hold fair-trade fair

After a two-year hiatus, The Unitarian Church of Montreal will hold its annual Fair Trade Craft Fair November 8, 10am to 4pm at 5035 de Maisonneuve W.

Zaidye, Grandpa and passing along traditions
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Zaidye, Grandpa and passing along traditions

Intermarriage is a consequence of life in a liberal society, but what can grandparents do to pass on their traditions to their grandchildren?

Dance party to celebrate endangered Meadowbrook Park
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Dance party to celebrate endangered Meadowbrook Park

For the past 25 years, a group of dedicated nature lovers have been working to protect Meadowbrook Park’s 57 hectares of green space.

Au Contraire Film Festival on Mental Illness challenges stereotypes
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Au Contraire Film Festival on Mental Illness challenges stereotypes

The inability to cope with the stresses of daily life is perceived as weakness or laziness. Images of the tormented artist suggest that creativity and pain must be interconnected.