As a senior manager at the National Bank for some 20 years, risk assessment and management have been at the heart of Éric Girard’s work.
Until recently, it was a crime in Canada to assist others in ending their lives. Those grievously and irremediably ill and in pain could not seek a physician’s assistance in dying. A person facing this prospect had two options: take his own life prematurely, often by violent or dangerous means, or suffer until death occurred from natural causes.
Here is a selection of comments and opinions on Benjamin Netanyahu’s pre-election “no” to a Palestinian state under his watch in the current climate of regional chaos and violence, and his Likud Party winning the largest number of Knesset seats.
by Gisèle Rucker The 17th edition of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, April 20-26, offers book lovers, readers, and writers alike, a substantial buffet: 260 events featuring celebrated authors from 12 countries, including 104 free activities for kids within its Children’s Festival. Novelist Nancy Huston of Calgary (Bad Girl), […]
If Stephen Harper weren’t such a hawk for Israel, would you vote for him?
I am looking for a new word, something positive for the emotional state parents feel when a child moves out.
Néret, France — August 1942, Eugène and Alexandrine Langlois, and their daughter, Suzanne, received little Léon. They were honoured March 17 for their courage. Léon Rucker, now 77, lives in Canada with his wife, three children, and six grandchildren. Yet, in Néret, he was among family: His other family – […]
This up-lifting recording of mainly new versions and re-arrangements of traditional synagogue prayer-songs will strike a positive chord with Jewish listeners familiar with their content and meaning.
An epic battle is set to unfold in Mount Royal riding as the three major parties seek to replace Irwin Cotler, retiring after 15 years as its Member of Parliament.