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Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of  independent voices
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Analysis: Exposing Harper’s silencing of independent voices

No one was surprised when a Conservative-dominated Parliamentary committee, examining so-called anti-terrorism legislation, refused to hear Privacy Commissioner Daniel Thouin this winter.

West Island community rallies for local groups
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West Island community rallies for local groups

West Island Community Shares has announced that it surpassed its fundraising goal of $1.2M, to raise $1.215M.

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Chez Doris fundraiser: Women’s voices help give women a voice

Women of the Americas will show CWC’s dedication to presenting high-quality works for women’s voices.

Uncork your inner Picasso
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Uncork your inner Picasso

Professional artist Debrah Gilmour will show you how to paint your own masterpiece while enjoying a glass of wine.

Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones
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Let’s Talk About It: Watch out for your loved ones

After a recent hospital stay, my mother, who lives alone, was sent to a government-subsidized residence to convalesce. It sounded like a good plan. But sharing a room?

Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place
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Montreal Fringe Festival: Spoken word poets take their place

How does a character go from daydreaming maiden to mysterious trickster? How does a person go from lost child to elder punk?

The beach is a sweet place to retire to. Photo by Hayley Juhl.
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Financial Fitness: Strategize for comfort

To retire comfortably, you need to save and invest regularly using an effective savings and investment strategy.

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Flavour Guy: The inner, growling battle – to eat or not to eat

The theme of this issue is “fight the good fight and support the underdog.” Of course, underdog makes the Flavourguy think about what is under the dog – sauerkraut works, some ballpark mustard, relish on top.

Generations Foundation: Hold fast to your dreams
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Generations Foundation: Hold fast to your dreams

You should never give up on yourself or on anyone else, just because it’s convenient.

Word Nerd: Expressions we love to hate
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Word Nerd: Expressions we love to hate

Think outside the box. The tip of the iceberg. At the end of the day …