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Stay engaged even when ill: study
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Stay engaged even when ill: study

Getting a chronic illness tends to increase feelings of loneliness, including among those with a steady partner of 50 years or more, a new Concordia University study indicates.

Anthony Housefather in Florida with CSL Men’s Club. Photo by Sid Burns
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Anthony Housefather connects with snowbirds

The Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club hosted Côte St. Luc Mayor Anthony Housefather at its annual Florida luncheon. About 250 people, mainly club members and their wives, gathered at the Fresh Harvest Restaurant at nearby Seminole Casino for the event.

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Alzheimer’s Society has big plans for new centre in Montreal

Montreal’s Alzheimer’s Society is now in a position to offer expanded multidisciplinary services from its new centre at 4505 Notre Dame St. W. in St. Henri.

Financial Fitness: RRSP or TFSA: Which is the best option?
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Financial Fitness: RRSP or TFSA: Which is the best option?

If you have some extra cash available, let’s summarize the pros and cons of each option.

Norman Cornett at the Jazz Festival
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Quebec must consider “the other” in values debate

The murderous attacks by Muslim fanatics against cartoonists in France, Denmark, and Holland who dared to deride Islam raises a fundamental question: should there be limits to free speech when it comes to the cherished values and sensibilities of religious and ethnic minorities, including Muslims and Jews?

Unitarian Church of Montreal launches group  for older lesbians
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Unitarian Church of Montreal launches group for older lesbians

A social group catering to middle-aged and older anglo lesbians has begun meeting at the Unitarian Church of Montreal.

Rob Barlow of Auberge Willow, Patricia Hovington of Minus 40, auctioneer Michael Lawrence, Keith Wells of Mackoli Catering, Dawn Hodes of DaBoom! Desserts, Susan Wylie, Executive Director of Le Nichoir, and Claudia Portaro of Claudia’s Catering. Photo courtesy of Le Nichoir
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A Taste of Hudson for the birds

Ten well-known regional chefs are offering their culinary creations at this year’s fundraising dinner and auction in support of Le Nichoir.

Sun Youth fundraiser at Robin des Bois restaurant in Montreal.
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Here at Sun Youth: Valentine’s Day love to help pay for heat

Over 80 people attended the Sun Youth Valentine’s Day fundraiser February 12.

François Ouimet photo by Julie Blanche
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Frank Zappa’s music at the Thomas More Institute

“As a conductor, I was taught the importance of developing a thorough and wide-ranging artistic culture. TMI has made this possible for me.”

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Legal Ease: Did the city deny freedom of speech?

We live in a democracy, a system by which a society governs itself through its elected representatives. This is how citizens participate, albeit indirectly, in making decisions that affect them and which become law.