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Historian Benny Morris spoke at McGill. (Photo: Irwin Block)
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1948 was a holy war for Arabs, historian says

Israeli historian Benny Morris came to town last month for a lecture promising “new perspectives” of the 1948 War – the war to defend and solidify the newly independent Jewish state, called the Nakhba or catastrophe in Arabic.

CD review: Stéphane Tétreault,  Marie-Ève Scarfone
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CD review: Stéphane Tétreault, Marie-Ève Scarfone

From the moment of the opening phrase, the listener is drawn into the dialogue between the cello and the piano.

CD review: Jason Rosenblatt Wiseman’s Rag
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CD review: Jason Rosenblatt Wiseman’s Rag

It takes a lot of training, life experience, and desire to tell musical stories effectively.

Sun Youth’s Sid Stevens and The Senior Times go hand in hand. (Photo: Nicholas Carpentier)
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Sun Youth: Volunteer army gets 1,500-person boost

Sometimes efforts go farther than imagined.

Financial Fitness: New Year’s financial resolutions worth making
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Financial Fitness: New Year’s financial resolutions worth making

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make but harder to keep.

Villa Souvlaki image from their Facebook page.
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Restaurant review: Villa Souvlaki in N.D.G.

“It’s so fluffy,” she said, giving one of the greatest compliments you can give to bread.

Coin Travel: The evolution of currency
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Coin Travel: The evolution of currency

In a world where credit and debit cards have replaced cash transactions and currency is plastic and has holograms on it, we do not often think about the forms currency had in the past.

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I remember the sparkle of the season on Park Ave

The holiday season reminds me of growing up in the 1940s and 1950s in Outremont.

Driver calls for free parking for the handicapped
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Driver calls for free parking for the handicapped

Barbara Weisz hopes Mayor Denis Coderre’s compassion extends to handicapped drivers.

Photo by Hayley Juhl
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Legal Ease: While travelling, make consumer law work for you

There is an abundance of advertisements in the newspaper containing alluring promises of attractive vacation deals.