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Book review: How Justin Trudeau won the race of his life
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Book review: How Justin Trudeau won the race of his life

In our media-dominated world there is a principle that politicians ignore at their peril: you could offer the most imaginative and necessary policies and competent people to implement them, but without marketing they won’t sell.

Editorial: CAQ leader plays race card in opposing immigration target
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Editorial: CAQ leader plays race card in opposing immigration target

François Legault, leader of the Coalition Avenir Québec, is playing the race card in his bid to build support among the francophone majority.

Emma Tibaldo speaking at the launch of 10 professional independent English-language theatre programs. Photo: Gabriel Saltiel
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Quebec Drama Federation proves Indie English theatre alive and well

Montrealers are once again looking forward to a vibrant and varied theatre season.

Alzheimer Society of Montreal’s fall program
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Alzheimer Society of Montreal’s fall program

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My Name is Asher Lev comes to Segal Centre
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My Name is Asher Lev comes to Segal Centre

The Segal Centre will present My Name Is Asher Lev by Aaron Posner, directed by Steven Schipper from September 11 to October 2.

“Never Again” means human rights for all, Cotler tells men’s club. Photo: Charles Eklove
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Irwin Cotler founds Raoul Wallenberg Center for Human Rights

You might think that after a distinguished career as a human-rights crusader, Irwin Cotler might settle into a comfortable retirement.

Shriner’s Appraisal Fair takes place Sept. 17, 18
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Shriner’s Appraisal Fair takes place Sept. 17, 18

Anna Markarova plays Aida in an Opéra de Montréal production. Photo: Courtesy of Opéra de Montréal
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Opéra de Montréal’s Aida should not be missed

Montreal may be a hockey town, but there is much happening culturally that deserves equal attention, the Opéra de Montréal among them.

Segal Centre revives Shtet’l Wedding
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Segal Centre revives Shtet’l Wedding

Of the 70 plays that the late Dora Wasserman directed as part of her Yiddish Drama Group, A Shtet’l Wedding (A chaseneh in Shtet’l) was among the most popular.

Dawson College marks 10 years since shooting tragedy
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Dawson College marks 10 years since shooting tragedy

On September 13, Dawson College will mark the 10th anniversary of the shooting that took the life of first-semester student Anastasia De Sousa, injured 16 others, and traumatized an entire learning community.