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Legal Ease: Take stock of your wishes, revise your will/mandate

Now is the time to reassess and revise wills, mandates, powers of attorney, medical care directives, and any other instructions we want heeded.

Fair trade: Ugandan schoolchildren have a Montreal champion
Features

Fair trade: Ugandan schoolchildren have a Montreal champion

Judy Labow’s active vocabulary does not include the word “retire.” Until 2013, she was head teacher of patients at the Jewish General Hospital’s Family and Child Psychiatry unit, where she continues to teach.

Letter: Who is listening to Tel-Aide’s crisis?
Editorials

Letter: Who is listening to Tel-Aide’s crisis?

Since 1971, Tel-Aide has responded to more than two million calls in Greater Montreal.

Book review: Naïm Kattan’s novel Farida “timely, significant”
Reviews & Previews

Book review: Naïm Kattan’s novel Farida “timely, significant”

Farida, a Jewish cabaret singer, “struggles for survival and her freedom in a world on the edge of upheaval and the dark shadow of war.” She sings in Arabic, and the novel depicts life at the time from a woman’s perspective.

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Seniors Action Quebec will jazz it up at fundraising concert

A concert at Oscar Peterson Hall September 27 will benefit Seniors Action Quebec, an organization that supports anglo seniors across Quebec.

The “Shprintsa Sisters” from left: Pesheleh (Gail Riffman), Measheleh (Thelma Lesser) and Tzibelleh (Sandy Vogel). Photo by
Reviews & Previews

There was magic and music in Côte St. Luc

At the age of 94, Jack is still performing magic for audiences throughout the Montreal area and still has his audiences
spellbound. They constantly ask, “How’d you do that?”

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Columnists

Word Nerd: OED is for lovers — language lovers

The online edition of the Oxford English Dictionary affords word lovers a myriad of ways to explore the English language.

Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies
Columnists

Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies

Comparing the Magee Bostonian with the Cuisinart Gourmet Outdoor Oven gives Flavourguy an opportunity to look at the world of serious outdoor cooking.

Liberal candidate Marc Miller did his thesis at U de M on globalization. Photo by Irwin Block
Features

Justin Trudeau’s got what it takes, says Liberal hopeful Miller

Justin Trudeau has been in the public eye virtually from the day he was born, on Christmas Day 1971, to parents with rock-star status. But does he have what it takes to lead the country?

Generations Foundation: September’s Bagel-o-Thon makes camp possible
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Generations Foundation: September’s Bagel-o-Thon makes camp possible

Children have been anticipating their return to school since mid-August, with its promises of new social experiences and curriculum challenges in the classroom, guided by a new teacher.