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Romance in Bruges and mussels in Brussels
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Romance in Bruges and mussels in Brussels

This summer we explored Belgium and once again fell in love with Jacques Brel.

Documentary Fortunate Shipwreck screens April 13
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Documentary Fortunate Shipwreck screens April 13

Today’s debate on the place of religion and the wearing of clothing that has religious significance continues, even as the Liberal government considers a new version of the failed Quebec Values legislation introduced by the Parti Québécois government. The relationship of religion and society in Quebec is examined in the […]

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Let’s Talk About It: Choosing a residence for people living with Alzheimer’s

There are 230 certified private residences in Montreal listed on the Santé et Services sociaux du Québec website, making your search for an appropriate residence seemingly endless.

GG’s Caring Canadian Awards: Quebec students who are changing the world
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GG’s Caring Canadian Awards: Quebec students who are changing the world

In recognition of the burgeoning volunteer sector among youth, 12 young Quebecers, 8 to 17, received the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award March 23, given since 1985 to exceptional effort in volunteering to help others and building “a smarter and more caring nation.”

Laurier-MacDonald students (L to R): 
Alessia Collaci, Francesca Varrone, animator Vince Lacroce, Kayla Panacui.
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“We” generation honoured with Governor-General’s Caring Canadian Awards

We’ve all heard about the Me Generation – that’s the Boomers, and in the 1970s, Tom Wolfe coined the phrase to describe the attitude among many that what counts in life is self-realization, not social responsibility.

Animaze animation festival features the man behind iconic Heavy Metal
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Animaze animation festival features the man behind iconic Heavy Metal

Critics have described the five-decade career of Gerald Potterton — animator, director, producer, writer, illustrator and painter—as “colourful” and “eclectic.” While one word can’t capture the essence of his work, his irreverent, ironic sense of humour is ever present.

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You and the Internet: Always practice safe surfing

The Internet is a scary place if you’re worried about viruses, malware, spyware, Trojans, and hackers. You can stay safe and prevent cyber attacks if you follow these simple steps.

Loyal Generations Foundation supporters: 
Mary Ancliffe and Fred Griffith with Adrian Bercovici (centre).
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Generations Foundation: Alleviating child poverty from the basement up

In 1999, Generations became a beacon of hope when it responded to a request from St. Gabriel Elementary School’s principal to provide hot meals for his hungry students.

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Digital Whyzdom: Traveling with your iPhone

How to get around with your trusty and smart digital companion.

Stay engaged even when ill: study
Health

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.