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Word Nerd: Orange you glad it’s not called red?
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Word Nerd: Orange you glad it’s not called red?

Dedicated readers of the Word Nerd column might remember that five years ago I explained that, lexicographically, at least, there is no debate that the egg preceded the chicken.

CD Review: Discover World Music (Various Artists)
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CD Review: Discover World Music (Various Artists)

For weeks now, I have been listening to and been inspired by this extraordinary compilation of 18 songs. They’re on on two CDs – music from around the world, beautifully recorded, varied, and a source of continued pleasure. Call them folk, or roots; you don’t have to understand the words to […]

Sisters, Sara Ana and Sofia Laura, on a Sunday pony ride in Cuba
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Travel: What’s in store for the children of Cuba?

Now that Cuba and the United States are engaged in talks aimed at normalizing relations, what changes are in store for the socialist experience there? In particular, how will possible changes affect Cuba’s children?

Financial Fitness: What do low oil prices mean for investors?
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Financial Fitness: What do low oil prices mean for investors?

As you’ve no doubt noticed, your trips to the gas station have been a lot more pleasant these past several months. There’s not much doubt that lower oil prices have been welcome to you as a driver. But when oil is less expensive, is that good for you as an investor?

CD review: Dialectics by Curtis Nowosad
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CD review: Dialectics by Curtis Nowosad

When five skilled and motivated musical friends who love music get together for a recording session, it can become something extraordinary.

Trafalgar School Fundraisers
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Generations Foundation: Our precious assets

Children are our most precious assets. Little did we realize, before the days of broader knowledge, that we could mold a child’s future even in the womb.

Are you prepared for Centaur’s 2015-2016 season?
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Are you prepared for Centaur’s 2015-2016 season?

“Shining a light on what lies beneath the surface of things, plumbing the depths of our shared human experience in search of insight and understanding and smashing our assumptions and preconceptions … these are key themes that unite our main stage productions, allowing us to spotlight brilliant local and Canadian […]

Israeli journalist decries “excuses” that prevent peace
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Israeli journalist decries “excuses” that prevent peace

“It’s the end of the masquerade.”

Pascale Déry photo by Barbara Moser.
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Letter: Feature on Pascale Déry should have avoided labels

Why does it matter what mother tongue she was educated in?

Alzheimer Groupe presents Vintage Recall fundraiser
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Alzheimer Groupe presents Vintage Recall fundraiser

Alzheimer Groupe presents the Vintage Recall fundraiser, with over 4,000 items or vintage and designer clothing for sale. All proceeds to benefit Alzheimer’s support and care. Vente Privée Cocktail is on Wednesday at 5:30 Open to the Public with free admission Thursday and Friday 11 – 8pm and Sat 10 […]