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Legal Ease: Canadian citizens need to vote
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Legal Ease: Canadian citizens need to vote

Who has the right to vote and how many of us will exercise that right?

Coins are like a time machine
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Coins are like a time machine

Let’s visit Canada in 1915 when Robert Borden, the man on our current $100 bill, was Prime Minister.

Federal election 2015: Too close to call in three ridings
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Federal election 2015: Too close to call in three ridings

Among closely watched local races, the outcome in newly-delineated Notre Dame de Grâce-Westmount and two other West End ridings could be considered too close to call. Marc Garneau, the Liberal incumbent and Canada’s first astronaut, was in his Monkland Ave. election offices recently when we asked him to define the […]

Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?
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Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?

A man walks into a restaurant. It features a buffet. There are several extended tables. Each is stacked with more food than he could have imagined.

Word Nerd: Deconstructing Political ED (Electile Dysfunction)
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Word Nerd: Deconstructing Political ED (Electile Dysfunction)

On August 2 the writ was dropped in Canada. … Actually, no writ is dropped; writs of election are issued.

FACE School in Montreal
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Elected school boards guarantee anglo rights in Quebec, panel suggests

The Quebec government’s rejection of a report urging it to continue English school board elections, in spite of low voter participation, has upset the sponsoring groups.

Theatre preview: Teesri Dunyia’s State of Denial decries Armenian genocide
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Theatre preview: Teesri Dunyia’s State of Denial decries Armenian genocide

Rahul Varma’s Teesri Duniya Theatre used to market itself with a promotional T-shirt that read, “Changing the World, One Play at a Time.”

Playwright, teacher Alyson Grant brings Royal Vic ghosts to life
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Playwright, teacher Alyson Grant brings Royal Vic ghosts to life

The magnificent grey limestone buildings that house the old Royal Victoria Hospital sit in all their glory on the slope of our mountain, their facades and turrets a monument to much real-life drama.

Museum of Jewish Montreal is collecting oral histories
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Museum of Jewish Montreal is collecting oral histories

The Museum of Jewish Montreal has launched its Stories Project, a crowd-sourced oral history initiative to share stories about Montreal’s Jewish past and present. The public can share personal histories on the Museum’s easy-to-use website and help build an archive of Jewish stories in Montreal. Anyone can submit a story in […]

Financial Fitness: There are no  secrets to success
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Financial Fitness: There are no secrets to success

Many people look for the secrets to investment success. Is it timing the market just right? Is it finding those hot stocks or getting in on the ground floor of the next big thing? These types of moves have little relevance to the vast majority of investors — even the […]