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Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones
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Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones

After a recent hospital stay, my mother, who lives alone, was sent to a government-subsidized residence to convalesce. It sounded like a good plan. But sharing a room?

Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place
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Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place

How does a character go from daydreaming maiden to mysterious trickster? How does a person go from lost child to elder punk?

The beach is a sweet place to retire to. Photo by Hayley Juhl.
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Financial Fitness: Strategize for comfort

To retire comfortably, you need to save and invest regularly using an effective savings and investment strategy.

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Flavour Guy: The inner, growling battle – to eat or not to eat

The theme of this issue is “fight the good fight and support the underdog.” Of course, underdog makes the Flavourguy think about what is under the dog – sauerkraut works, some ballpark mustard, relish on top.

Generations Foundation: Hold fast to your dreams
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Generations Foundation: Hold fast to your dreams

You should never give up on yourself or on anyone else, just because it’s convenient.

Word Nerd: Expressions we love to hate
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Word Nerd: Expressions we love to hate

Think outside the box. The tip of the iceberg. At the end of the day …

Editorial: Victims by any other name?
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Editorial: Victims by any other name?

It’s called a Monument to the Victims of Communism. At an estimated cost of $5.5 million, it is to be installed between the Supreme Court of Canada and the National Archives. Its name, concept, design, and placement are controversial.

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Legal Ease: Relatively speaking, be certain you have a clear mandate

A mandate is a contract by which a person, the mandator, gives power to another person, the mandatary, to represent him. This contract is called a power of attorney.

In Mount Royal, it’s Libman vs. Housefather
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In Mount Royal, it’s Libman vs. Housefather

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.

Hudson Village Theatre opens its season with Spontaneous Theatre
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Hudson Village Theatre opens its season with Spontaneous Theatre

To open its 22nd season, HVT presents a first: an entirely improvised comedy! Blind Date, playing June 16 to 28, is a ‘spontaneous theatre’ creation, conceived by master improvisor, Rebecca Northan, in 2010. It has since garnered rave reviews in New York, London (UK), Toronto and Calgary. “fearless … and […]