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Flavour Guy: Distance casts a fog over remembrance, retellings

Autumn discomfits us. It is really two seasons in one.

Prudence Heward (1896-1947): Immigrantes; 1928; Huile sur toile; 66 x 66 cm; Toronto, collection particulière (Photo Sean Weaver)

Prudence Heward (1896-1947): The Immigrants; 1928; Oil on canvas; 66 x 66 cm ; Toronto, private collection (Photo Sean Weaver)
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Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: Discover Montreal in the ’20s

The Montreal Museum of Fine arts presents Colours of Jazz, till January 31, 2016, featuring works by the Beaver Hall Group.

Letter: Helping hand restores faith
Editorials

Letter: Helping hand restores faith

In this era of indifference and self-centredness, it is hard to imagine altruism still exists.

Eileen Katz, Gerry Weinstein and Ted Greenfield are planning a new Château B'nai Brith. Photo: Irwin Block
Features

B’nai Brith heeds the call to shelter growing community

As the baby boom generation moves into life’s third stage, B’nai Brith is preparing for a spike in demand for affordable housing with plans for a second senior residence.

Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves
Reviews & Previews

Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves

Elaine Kalman Naves’ novel is an exposition of a certain Jewish community, the Reconstructionists, a branch of Judaism that takes a less traveled path to Judaism.

Le Nichoir bird sanctuary is not just for the birds
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Le Nichoir bird sanctuary is not just for the birds

Since 1996, Le Nichoir, Canada’s largest bird conservation and rehabilitation centre, has been providing care to injured and orphaned birds before releasing them into their natural environment.

Florence Luxenberg-Eisenberg at Treblinka.
Features

Walking on ashes and bones, preserving Holocaust sites

“Those sites where nothing is on the surface are the most powerful. You don’t see the ashes and bones you are walking on, unless you pick up some earth and see bone fragments in your hand.”

Financial Fitness: In a volatile market, remain calm
Columnists

Financial Fitness: In a volatile market, remain calm

In recent months, stocks have fallen sharply from their record highs, with one-day drops that can rightfully be called “dizzying.” As an investor, what are you to make of this volatility?

Word Nerd: We are a distinct society after all
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Word Nerd: We are a distinct society after all

The Oxford Companion to the English Language is missing an “s” at the end of its title.

Royal Orr receives the Goldbloom Award. (Photo courtesy of CQGN)
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Activist, broadcaster Royal Orr wins Goldbloom Award

The election of Parti Québécois governments created convulsive events for Quebec Anglophones, but it allowed a new generation of community leaders to emerge.