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McGill Chamber Orchestra unveils musical menu for fall

The McGill Chamber Orchestra is offering a wide-ranging and intriguing program in its 2017-18
season, kicking off September 27

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Flavour Guy: This Old Man remembers That Old Man, better known as Dad

“Hey old man,” my daughter calls me. And I laugh, wearing the phrase lightly. I don’t consider myself old (who does?).

Discovering the otherworldly Israeli and Jordanian deserts
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Discovering the otherworldly Israeli and Jordanian deserts

Zion, our guide for the first day, proved within minutes of collecting us in Arnona that we’d made a great choice.

Senior safety a priority for Sun Youth’s Bike Patrol
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Senior safety a priority for Sun Youth’s Bike Patrol

21 members of the Sun Youth Bike Patrol were officially sworn in by the Assistant Director of the SPVM, Stéphane Bélanger.

What’s happening at Generations Foundation
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What’s happening at Generations Foundation

We received a surprise visit from more than 15 students and their teacher, Cassandra, from Venture High School.

Coin Travel: These are the most beautiful coins ever produced
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Coin Travel: These are the most beautiful coins ever produced

Millions of coins have been minted over thousands of years, depicting royalty, gods, animals, landscapes, and national symbols. The list is endless.

The Word Nerd: Let’s call the caliphate wannabes Daesh – because names matter
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The Word Nerd: Let’s call the caliphate wannabes Daesh – because names matter

BBC News always adds the qualifier “so-called” when describing the Islamic State. As I find this usage clumsy, I decided to investigate why the BBC employs it.

When implant issues arise, this surgeon is the trouble shooter
Features

When implant issues arise, this surgeon is the trouble shooter

For those who can afford the treatment, the possibility of replacing teeth with implants has offered a major advance in oral health.

Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
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Prof. Cornett presents jazz artists, and jazz mass

In connection with the jazz festival, Prof. Norman Cornett, a former religion teacher at McGill University, will be presenting three important events: On June 27, Cornett will conduct a dialogic workshop, or “creative exploration,” of the music of guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel and saxophonist Jane Bunnett. It’s on from 6 to […]

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Financial Fitness: Is your investment portfolio healthy?

Why not extend the concept of fitness to other areas of your life – such as your investment portfolio?