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Generations Foundation celebrates scholars with laptops
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Generations Foundation celebrates scholars with laptops

James Lyng High School graduates Shawna Dobb and Nathaniel Marriott, recipients of Generations Foundation’s Laptop Computer Program, are seen with Generations director Adrian Bercovici. The students also received a plaque and letter from Generations Foundation. generationsfoundation.com 514-933-8585

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Legal Ease: Advance directives ensure quality of life

What happens when we become incapable of providing consent?

The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger
Features

The grandparent scam: A new reason to hang up on a stranger

A Senior Times reader has called in to say that the telephone fraud has resurfaced in a new form. “

Editorial: Reasonable approach to Hasidic growth needed in Outremont
Editorials

Editorial: Reasonable approach to Hasidic growth needed in Outremont

Outremont borough council is headed for yet another clash with its Hasidic communities over new zoning restrictions that are clearly aimed at them.

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Letter to the editor: Confronting a fear of blindness

I love reading, especially when one of my grandchildren hops aboard my lap and remains perched there while I relate a story.

Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
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Professor Cornett discusses jazz

Tord Gustavsen, the Norwegian jazz pianist and composer who is featured at this year’s Montreal International Jazz Festival, will be participating in two conversations with Prof. Norman Cornett.

The TRC Bentwood Box, carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, is a symbolic tribute to the strength and resilience of the residential school survivors and their descendants. The box travels with the TRC and is present during all sharing circles, where it serves to gather personal reflections on healing and reconciliation. At the end of the TRC’s mandate, the box will be housed in the National Research Centre.
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National Aboriginal Day to be celebrated in Montreal

June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, when the heritage and traditions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities are recognized across Canada.

Montreal International Jazz Festival: Irwin Block’s jazziest picks
Reviews & Previews

Montreal International Jazz Festival: Irwin Block’s jazziest picks

Here are my picks for the most promising shows at this summer’s Montreal International Jazz Festival. Choices are limited to what qualifies as jazz.

Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks
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Montreal International Documentary Festival takes over city parks

The Montreal International Documentary Festival (RIDM) offers free outdoor screenings June 16 to August 18.

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Montreal goes for Baroque with 16th-17th century pearls

Montreal’s worldwide reputation as a major centre of Baroque music goes on display June 23-26 with a series of concerts at various downtown venues.