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October is car safety month
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October is car safety month

As the temperature drops, the wear and tear on vehicles can lead to bigger problems, which is why it’s crucial to prepare for winter driving.

Editorial: We must welcome more refugees
Editorials

Editorial: We must welcome more refugees

While we are safe and sound in our comfortable homes, the number of refugees and internally displaced people is growing exponentially.

Au Contraire Film Festival on Mental Illness challenges stereotypes
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Au Contraire Film Festival on Mental Illness challenges stereotypes

The inability to cope with the stresses of daily life is perceived as weakness or laziness. Images of the tormented artist suggest that creativity and pain must be interconnected.

Fundraiser will benefit African birthing centres
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Fundraiser will benefit African birthing centres

Saturday, October 25, the Fondation Sénégal Santé Mobile will host a multicultural, fundraising dinner supporting maternal and infant health services in Senegal, West Africa. The foundation began its work four years ago, sending medical supplies to the local community health clinic. In 2015, the organization plans to send medication and […]

Preview: Altsys Jazz at Sala Rossa
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Preview: Altsys Jazz at Sala Rossa

The Altsys Jazz Orchestra has carved out a special place for itself over the past quarter century, performing beautiful and challenging works by modern masters.

Photo by Makaristos
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What’s Happening in October and November 2014

It’s impossible to get bored in Montreal. But just in case, here are few goings on in our favourite city.

Theatre preview: Of the Causes of Wonderful Things
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Theatre preview: Of the Causes of Wonderful Things

Those of us who have seen Talya Rubin perform know her one-person shows are unique, moving and memorable, often laced with humour.

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Have a rich breakfast with top Canadian authors

In Montreal, B & B has acquired a different meaning as Books & Breakfast – the now annual celebration of new writing by mainly Montreal authors.

Female pilots played a significant role during the Second World War. (Photo courtesy of Spitfire Productions)
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Spitfire Dance reveals fascinating lives of female aviators

For 50 years, Clint Ward has led a double life. A pilot since his 20s, he started flying with the Royal Canadian Air Force and spent decades with Air Canada and Corporate Aviation. He has also nurtured his involvement in community theatre, directing, among other works, the entire Gilbert and […]

Montreal Gazette editorial cartoonist Terry (Aislin) Mosher with Sparky. (Photo by Barbara Moser)
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Aislin, master of satire, publishes book No. 47

The targets of editorial cartoonist Aislin’s pen are local, Canadian and world leaders, and though they may not be amused at first, readers gobble it up.