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Legal Ease: Frequently asked questions about hiring a lawyer
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Legal Ease: Frequently asked questions about hiring a lawyer

As a retired lawyer, I am frequently asked general questions, especially about the relationship between attorney and client. Here are some of those questions and my answers. How do I find an attorney to represent me? One way is to ask friends and relatives if they know someone or have been […]

Dance rules at August Saint-Sauveur arts festival
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Dance rules at August Saint-Sauveur arts festival

From August 3 to 13, the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur showcases the talents of choreographers, dancers and composers from across Canada and abroad.

El Arupo Hostale in Mariscal, Quito where we spent our first three days. David and Rufus got along
famously.
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Times and Places: The adventures of Rufus in Ecuador

On our fourth expedition to Ecuador we have brought along our mascota (pet in Spanish) Rufus.

Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer
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Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer

For the 32nd consecutive summer the Sun Youth Bike Patrol will be present on streets, bike paths, parks, and playgrounds, emphasizing a sense of safety and community in the public spaces of Greater Montreal. Trained in first aid and other public safety skills, the 24 patrollers will also deliver seminars […]

Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season
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Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season

“When the boy’s mother asked him if he would like to go to a sleep away camp, he showed such joy! He had worked very hard at school this year and deserved to go. His mom had no concerns regarding his behavior. He is a pleasant child, sociable and enthusiastic.” “It is […]

Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?
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Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?

Lodging a complaint in a private residence is very different than doing so in a public facility. In the public system there is a line of accountability including the possibility of lodging a formal complaint with the facility’s ombudsman.

Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect
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Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect

How can you protect yourself from becoming a statistic?

The Infinius S opto-mechanical star projector in the Milky Way Theatre of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)
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Word Nerd: The universe and English are expanding, fo’ shizzle

Please refrain from sexting while twerking. While it might be hyphy, fo’ shizzle it is both jank and meh.

Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
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Tableaux project illuminates Old Montreal

Cité Mémoire comes to life every night in Old Montreal and at the Old Port.

The TRC Bentwood Box, carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, is a symbolic tribute to the strength and resilience of the residential school survivors and their descendants. The box travels with the TRC and is present during all sharing circles, where it serves to gather personal reflections on healing and reconciliation. At the end of the TRC’s mandate, the box will be housed in the National Research Centre.
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Montreal First Peoples Festival features films and music

Though it began as a film festival, mostly screening documentaries at the NFB theatre on St. Denis, the event quickly expanded to including crafts, visual arts, music and dance, as native artists heard of the event and wanted to participate.