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Book review: Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover
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Book review: Party of One: Stephen Harper and Canada’s Radical Makeover

As the New Year was approaching, a Nanos Research opinion survey indicated that Stephen Harper was regaining support due to perceived foreign policy successes and tax cuts.

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 […]

Patrick Jr., Patrick, and Josephine MacFadden. (Photo: Lois Siegel)
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A tribute to Patrick D. MacFadden

A university education is much more than lectures, books, research papers, and exams. It’s about the people you meet, professors and fellow students, the extra curricular activities you take part in, and the resulting ideas, debates, and insights.

New citizenship medal to honour  D’Arcy-McGee activists
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New citizenship medal to honour D’Arcy-McGee activists

Residents of D’Arcy McGee riding will be eligible for a new award that recognizes outstanding work in the community.

CD Review: Trio 3 + Vijay Iyer (Wiring/Intakt)
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CD Review: Trio 3 + Vijay Iyer (Wiring/Intakt)

Trio 3 is alto saxophonist Oliver Lake, and the tough-to-beat rhythm section of bassist Reggie Workman, and drummer Andrew Cyrille.

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Restaurant review: Pasteizza

With its friendly staff, calm, intimate atmosphere, and incredible food, Pasteizza is a must-visit for anyone searching for pizza, pasta — or paradise.

CD Review: Baptiste Trotignon  (HIT/Naïve)
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CD Review: Baptiste Trotignon (HIT/Naïve)

There is an overwhelming sense of joy and playfulness in this latest album by French pianist Baptiste Trotignon, who has never sounded better.

Margaret Lock, professor of social studies in medicine at McGill. (Photo by Irwin Block)
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Life choices may influence Alzheimer’s, researcher says

A clinical trial based in Medellin, Colombia, could help us understand how to identify and possibly treat Alzheimer’s disease. Margaret Lock, professor of social studies in medicine at McGill, cited this study as part of her overview of the research in The Alzheimer’s Enigma in an Aging World at this […]

A sign in Finland warns citizens to beware of pickpockets.
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Be a shopper, not a victim

Criminals can be very creative in their modus operandi.

Russian rabbi, artist unknown.
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Rabbi Arik Ascherman and his peers fight for human rights

For Rabbi Arik Ascherman, a human rights activist in Israel and the Occupied Territories, it is important for Palestinians to see a kippa-wearing Jew on their side.