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Spartan Race Montreal: Hitting the halfway point
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Spartan Race Montreal: Hitting the halfway point

I am at the midpoint in my training towards the five-kilometre Spartan Race and its 20 or so obstacles with my daughter Bryn.

Times and Places: Teaching and learning as a volunteer in Israel
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Times and Places: Teaching and learning as a volunteer in Israel

There’s nothing in the classrooms except rows of old desks. There is barely room to sit during breaks in the staff room, bursting with 60 busy teachers.

At the Outremont Theatre, eight voices sing of the Isles
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At the Outremont Theatre, eight voices sing of the Isles

Singer/composer Karen Young is continuing a busy year with a new vocal production called Strange Tales from the Isles.

14th Montreal Baroque Festival intends to make it rain and shine
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14th Montreal Baroque Festival intends to make it rain and shine

Tempest in a Teapot Quebecers cope bravely with the whims of Mother Nature. To celebrate this spirit, the 14th Montreal Baroque Festival will let loose a host of cataclysms. During four days, music lovers will be swept away by the diverse range of emotions engendered by the festival’s rich program. […]

Flavour Guy: From Mom’s sour cream dip to my worldly yogurt
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Flavour Guy: From Mom’s sour cream dip to my worldly yogurt

Mom never made a bad dish. If it wasn’t good, it never got to the table.

Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding
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Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding

A new federal program to help English-speaking youth, seniors, and immigrants to Quebec could result in up to $3 million in spending — but it all depends on finding two-thirds of it from the private sector.

Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27
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Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27

The Artists’ Circle of the West Island’s annual exhibition and sale continues until May 27 at Art Premier, 1385 Notre Dame in Lachine.

Book review: Life Before Death by Barbara Freiheit
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Book review: Life Before Death by Barbara Freiheit

The Western literary tradition of guides to death and dying began with the medieval Ars Moriendi, written in the aftermath of the Black Death, in the mid-14th century, to explain how to die well.

Walk for Alzheimer’s: Walk with us on Sunday, May 29
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Walk for Alzheimer’s: Walk with us on Sunday, May 29

If the cause is important to you, come and walk with us! Invite your friends, family, and colleagues to join us and help the Society to reach its objective — and go beyond it!

Thomas King and Rosanna Deerchild at Blue Metropolis last month. Photo by Kristine Berey.
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Unreserved’s Rosanna Deerchild speaks in many voices

When Deerchild talks to people waiting in line for treaty payments, she brings the listener right into the centre of that reality.