Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
What's Happening

What’s Happening in Montreal, January & February 2015

No need to hunker down for the whole winter — there are tons of things to do, just a stone’s throw away.

Sun Youth: The triumph of light over darkness

Sun Youth: The triumph of light over darkness

Christmas is fast approaching and thousands of families have already registered for a holiday basket, being distributed from Dec. 18-24 at Sun Youth.

Word Nerd: What’s in a definition? Maybe a tax on your freedom

Word Nerd: What’s in a definition? Maybe a tax on your freedom

Whereas all agree that a rose is a flower, it is not as clear what to call a tomato.

Frank Baylis

Frank Baylis, Anthony Housefather, Anju Dhillon win Liberal nominations

For many, including established Liberals, it was a big surprise.

Michael Eastman cooks up a storm at New Hope seniors centre.

New Hope springs in N.D.G.

In a quiet, leafy corner of N.D.G. sits a small church where an organization with an earthly mission carries out its daily work. Located in the Kensington Presbyterian Church at Godfrey and Kensington, New Hope is a senior citizens’ day centre staffed by people with various health challenges. It serves […]

Challah by Moishehouse, Wikimedia Commons.

Flavour Guy at Hannukah: The perfect dish for Happy Challah Days

This time of year, it is frankly discomfiting to be a Jew, possibly a Muslim, indubitably an atheist. One puts aside personal traditions and cultural baggage and makes way for the big white-bearded guy with a sack of toys.

Claudia Martino, author of My Magic Box, published by Kids Write Network.

Kids Write Network helps children share experiences

Whether a child’s pain is of the garden-variety strewn across a relatively uneventful childhood, or so great that even adults could barely cope, it is vital that it is expressed

Photo courtesy of Shen Yun 2015
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Preview: Shen Yun 2015

Once referred to as the Sleeping Giant, China is set to overtake the U.S. in ten years as the world’s biggest economy. What about its culture?

Photo courtesy of stock.xchng.

Tax time: Revenue Canada puts out call for volunteers

Revenue Canada is seeking non-profit organizations and volunteers with knowledge about personal income tax to complete income tax returns for the less fortunate.

Montreal en lumiere. ©Jean-F.Leblanc/Agence Stock Photo
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Montréal en Lumière lights up the city

Our loveliest voices join forces to pay tribute to Jacques Brel in an unforgettable concert, accompanied by pianist Benoit Sarrasin and projections on a giant screen, directed by Luc De Larochellière.