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Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding
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Anglo seniors benefit from new federal funding

A new federal program to help English-speaking youth, seniors, and immigrants to Quebec could result in up to $3 million in spending — but it all depends on finding two-thirds of it from the private sector.

Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27
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Artists’ Circle exhibit in Lachine till May 27

The Artists’ Circle of the West Island’s annual exhibition and sale continues until May 27 at Art Premier, 1385 Notre Dame in Lachine.

Book review: Life Before Death by Barbara Freiheit
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Book review: Life Before Death by Barbara Freiheit

The Western literary tradition of guides to death and dying began with the medieval Ars Moriendi, written in the aftermath of the Black Death, in the mid-14th century, to explain how to die well.

Walk for Alzheimer’s: Walk with us on Sunday, May 29
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Walk for Alzheimer’s: Walk with us on Sunday, May 29

If the cause is important to you, come and walk with us! Invite your friends, family, and colleagues to join us and help the Society to reach its objective — and go beyond it!

Thomas King and Rosanna Deerchild at Blue Metropolis last month. Photo by Kristine Berey.
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Unreserved’s Rosanna Deerchild speaks in many voices

When Deerchild talks to people waiting in line for treaty payments, she brings the listener right into the centre of that reality.

With mental illness, early intervention makes all the difference
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With mental illness, early intervention makes all the difference

As with any illness, including psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, diagnosis and intervention are better done earlier than later.

Financial Fitness: Estate executor plays difficult and crucial role
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Financial Fitness: Estate executor plays difficult and crucial role

Someday your mother, other family member or friend may ask you to be the executor of their estate, or you may ask someone to be one for you. Before you take on the role, or assign it, be sure you know what it will entail.

L to R: Violinists Zeyu Victor Li, Marc Bouchkov, Stephen Waarts 2013 Award Winners. Photo: Courtesy of CMIM
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Promising young violinists compete at Concours musical international

The annual music competition is the only one to embrace three disciplines, voice, piano and violin, each presented in turn, once in three years.

Moving Day countdown: Be generous to yourself and others when decluttering
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Moving Day countdown: Be generous to yourself and others when decluttering

When my real estate agent walked into my house to discuss putting it on the market, the first thing she said was: “80 per cent of this will have to go.”

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Côte St. Luc drop-in centre gets Quebec funding

A planned drop-in centre for seniors at the Côte Saint Luc Aquatic and Community Centre is to receive $390,913 in funding over three years, federal social development minister Jean-Yves Duclos and Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather have announced.