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With mental illness, early intervention makes all the difference
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With mental illness, early intervention makes all the difference

As with any illness, including psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, diagnosis and intervention are better done earlier than later.

Financial Fitness: Estate executor plays difficult and crucial role
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Financial Fitness: Estate executor plays difficult and crucial role

Someday your mother, other family member or friend may ask you to be the executor of their estate, or you may ask someone to be one for you. Before you take on the role, or assign it, be sure you know what it will entail.

L to R: Violinists Zeyu Victor Li, Marc Bouchkov, Stephen Waarts 2013 Award Winners. Photo: Courtesy of CMIM
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Promising young violinists compete at Concours musical international

The annual music competition is the only one to embrace three disciplines, voice, piano and violin, each presented in turn, once in three years.

Moving Day countdown: Be generous to yourself and others when decluttering
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Moving Day countdown: Be generous to yourself and others when decluttering

When my real estate agent walked into my house to discuss putting it on the market, the first thing she said was: “80 per cent of this will have to go.”

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Côte St. Luc drop-in centre gets Quebec funding

A planned drop-in centre for seniors at the Côte Saint Luc Aquatic and Community Centre is to receive $390,913 in funding over three years, federal social development minister Jean-Yves Duclos and Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather have announced.

Have another Art Attack
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Have another Art Attack

Please join us as Art Attacks shows their latest artwork.

Book review: Deconstructing Yiddish food: from knishes to kugel
Food / Reviews & Previews

Book review: Deconstructing Yiddish food: from knishes to kugel

That a small number of Jews, who also observe Passover, claim to like the taste of matzoh could be seen as a kind of culinary Stockholm Syndrome.”

Legal Ease: Civil Code doesn’t protect stepmothers, grandmothers
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Legal Ease: Civil Code doesn’t protect stepmothers, grandmothers

The interactions between the members of the “mothers group” and children can be simple or complicated, friendly or acrimonious, close or estranged.

Book review: Montreal’s architectural glory glimmers in Smith’s Golden Square Mile
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Book review: Montreal’s architectural glory glimmers in Smith’s Golden Square Mile

Leonard Cohen likes to say he returns to Montreal to renew his neurotic affiliations.

Health reform centralizes, enhances anglo rights, lawyer says
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Health reform centralizes, enhances anglo rights, lawyer says

It’s been over a year since Bill 10, the Quebec government’s complex reform of health and social services, came into effect. But what about its implementation?