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Word Nerd: We are totally surrounded by redundancies

I first became aware of a penchant for political verbal diarrhea back in 1993. CBC journalist, Hana Gartner, was interviewing then Prime Minister Jean Chrétien.

Marjorie Sharp: the ultimate volunteer

Marjorie Sharp: the ultimate volunteer

She no longer practices law, but Marjorie Sharp has never stopped working to make the world a better place.

Geordie Productions' Chloe's Choice art by Cathia Pagotto.
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Montreal Children’s Theatre takes on Charter of Values

Chloe is learning to live in two homes and to reconcile a number of new holiday traditions.

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Let’s Talk About It: Welcome to the 36-hour day

Alzheimer’s lasts for many years, during which time behaviors and abilities change as the disease progresses

Edwina hosts live music groups on Fridays. Photo Thomas Southmayd
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Edwina earns her spot in N.D.G.’s comfort food scene

Anna and I had just finished a 6pm class on Monday night and were on the hunt for something new for dinner, not knowing exactly what we were craving.

Greece: Agathonisi, where the living is easy

Greece: Agathonisi, where the living is easy

Lucky for us, George happened to have an available room, reasonably priced at 25€ a night with AC, fridge and a patio big enough for a Montreal-style stand up party.

Jack Kerouac by photographer Tom Palumbo, circa 1956
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Kerouac’s On the Road: Revisiting a Beatnik classic

I first read On the Road by Jack Kerouac when I was 15, on vacation with my parents at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico.

PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease.
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Alzheimer’s conference takes place Jan. 20

This year’s Marva Whyte Alzheimer’s Awareness Conference held on January 20 is titled Confusion, Delirium and Dementia – The Myth and Reality of Aging.

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Financial Fitness: What’s cash good for, anyway?

As an investor, you may find that the elements of your portfolio that seem to draw most of your attention are stocks and bonds.

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Flavour Guy: My delicious reading collection

Shh, quiet back there. We are in the middle of a tour of the Flavour Guy bookshelves.