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Filmmaker Garry Beitel views Canada through a lens of peace
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Filmmaker Garry Beitel views Canada through a lens of peace

Canada has a new posture on the world stage: With combat roles in Afghanistan and Iraq, Canada has dropped from being the most active participant in UN peacekeeping personnel to 68th.

November and December at Le Wellesley
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November and December at Le Wellesley

For more information: 514-697-7331, or visit the Chartwell website. Let's Talk Wine Celtic Christmas Concert

Red-hot jazz club Upstairs plans blowout 20th birthday party
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Red-hot jazz club Upstairs plans blowout 20th birthday party

It’s 10am on a Friday and the owner-manager of Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill has been at work for almost an hour. He won’t leave until midnight.

Anna Fuerstenber
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Anna Fuerstenber: From the darkest lives, the funniest moments:

For many who lived through the Second World War and its aftermath, the scars of lives uprooted and the joy of survival, combined with mourning those who did not, have the makings of an explosive juxtaposition.

Photo by Makaristos
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Bazaars in Montreal and area, November 2015

Your one-stop shop for bazaars in the Montreal area from Nov. 8 to Dec. 6. Happy shopping.

Book review: That Summer in Provincetown
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Book review: That Summer in Provincetown

As the world is transfixed by the flight of thousands of refugees from areas torn by war, hunger, and atrocity, we tend to forget that each individual represents a multi-faceted drama.

Galapagos Islands: An adventure of two lifetimes
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Galapagos Islands: An adventure of two lifetimes

We had always wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands, but felt a trip to this isolated archipelago in the Pacific Ocean was just too expensive — it was a destination for the rich. When we decided to spend our two-month long summer vacation in one spot this year, Salinas, Ecuador, the […]

Financial Fitness: Don’t get trampled by the herd
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Financial Fitness: Don’t get trampled by the herd

Every year in early July, thousands of people “run with the bulls” in Pamplona, Spain. While the event is exciting, it is also hazardous, and many runners have been badly injured over the years. As an investor, running with the herd may be just as dangerous for you— if you’re […]

Restaurant review: Café Falafel
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Restaurant review: Café Falafel

I miss Israel. So when I found Café Falafel, I was delighted.

Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre explores theme of liberation
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Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre explores theme of liberation

For the 70th anniversary of Liberation, the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre explores this theme, through the lens of the media.