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Grand concert in Montreal: A Summer with Vivaldi
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Grand concert in Montreal: A Summer with Vivaldi

If you haven’t yet lived the experience of a concert of music lit by the glow of candles, here is your chance!

Animaze festival opens mid-August
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Animaze festival opens mid-August

One of Montreal’s original and exciting festivals, focusing on animated feature films, opens August 18. The four-day Animaze International Film Festival & Industry Conference presents films from 65 countries in a range of genres and styles. The festival explores animation through screenings, lectures, and master-classes. It provides networking opportunities for […]

Here at Sun Youth: Deserving youth get new bikes
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Here at Sun Youth: Deserving youth get new bikes

More than 100 kids who positively impacted their communities were rewarded with free bikes, helmets and locks last month at Sun Youth’s 32nd Annual Bike Distribution. The giveaway is made possible thanks to an anonymous donor known as Mr. Bike Man.

Venture out for the Arts Alive! Quebec festival
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Venture out for the Arts Alive! Quebec festival

Happening weekends in six Quebec regions, this festival is an opportunity to venture out, as close as Montreal’s West Island and Hudson, to areas further afield in Quebec City, Huntingdon, Knowlton and Wakefield.

Legal Ease: Frequently asked questions about hiring a lawyer
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Legal Ease: Frequently asked questions about hiring a lawyer

As a retired lawyer, I am frequently asked general questions, especially about the relationship between attorney and client. Here are some of those questions and my answers. How do I find an attorney to represent me? One way is to ask friends and relatives if they know someone or have been […]

Dance rules at August Saint-Sauveur arts festival
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Dance rules at August Saint-Sauveur arts festival

From August 3 to 13, the Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur showcases the talents of choreographers, dancers and composers from across Canada and abroad.

El Arupo Hostale in Mariscal, Quito where we spent our first three days. David and Rufus got along
famously.
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Times and Places: The adventures of Rufus in Ecuador

On our fourth expedition to Ecuador we have brought along our mascota (pet in Spanish) Rufus.

Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer
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Sun Youth: Bike Patrol aims to protect seniors this summer

For the 32nd consecutive summer the Sun Youth Bike Patrol will be present on streets, bike paths, parks, and playgrounds, emphasizing a sense of safety and community in the public spaces of Greater Montreal. Trained in first aid and other public safety skills, the 24 patrollers will also deliver seminars […]

Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season
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Generations Foundation: It’s sleepaway camp season

“When the boy’s mother asked him if he would like to go to a sleep away camp, he showed such joy! He had worked very hard at school this year and deserved to go. His mom had no concerns regarding his behavior. He is a pleasant child, sociable and enthusiastic.” “It is […]

Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?
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Let’s Talk About It: Going to bat for your loved one: is it energy well-spent?

Lodging a complaint in a private residence is very different than doing so in a public facility. In the public system there is a line of accountability including the possibility of lodging a formal complaint with the facility’s ombudsman.