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The Word Nerd: Let’s call the caliphate wannabes Daesh – because names matter
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The Word Nerd: Let’s call the caliphate wannabes Daesh – because names matter

BBC News always adds the qualifier “so-called” when describing the Islamic State. As I find this usage clumsy, I decided to investigate why the BBC employs it.

When implant issues arise, this surgeon is the trouble shooter
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When implant issues arise, this surgeon is the trouble shooter

For those who can afford the treatment, the possibility of replacing teeth with implants has offered a major advance in oral health.

Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
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Prof. Cornett presents jazz artists, and jazz mass

In connection with the jazz festival, Prof. Norman Cornett, a former religion teacher at McGill University, will be presenting three important events: On June 27, Cornett will conduct a dialogic workshop, or “creative exploration,” of the music of guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel and saxophonist Jane Bunnett. It’s on from 6 to […]

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Financial Fitness: Is your investment portfolio healthy?

Why not extend the concept of fitness to other areas of your life – such as your investment portfolio?

Let’s Talk About It: Following your heart on Father’s Day
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Let’s Talk About It: Following your heart on Father’s Day

We don’t question Mother’s day or Father’s day when our loving parents are alive and well.

Editorial: New Conservative leader is out of touch with our values
Editorials

Editorial: New Conservative leader is out of touch with our values

Scheer claims that “taxpayers are very frustrated by how much the CBC costs” but fails to back this up.

How to identify potential elder abuse
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How to identify potential elder abuse

Elder abuse, whether it’s physical, emotional, psychological, or financial, is a reality in our society.

Segal Centre presents Yiddish production It Shoulda Been You
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Segal Centre presents Yiddish production It Shoulda Been You

It Shoulda Been You, this year’s long-awaited Yiddish musical-comedy at the Segal Centre, seems to have all the ingredients for a pre-summer hit.

Friendly, folksy fest fêtes Penny Lang
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Friendly, folksy fest fêtes Penny Lang

It’s one of the friendliest and musically fun events of the spring festival season, tickets are affordable, and the site is enchanting.

Jane Bunnett photo courtesy of the Montreal International Jazz Festival
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Jane Bunnett’s Afro-Cuban sounds are laced with jazzy improv

Almost as soon as saxophonist Jane Bunnett got a taste of Cuban music in its many forms, she was hooked.