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First Person: Do unto others
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First Person: Do unto others

Even if I were to take the story in Genesis literally, it is not Adam who sinned but Eve who ate the forbidden apple. At least give her credit for thirsting for knowledge.

Editorial: Conservative legacy includes neglect of ailing vets, voter suppression
Editorials

Editorial: Conservative legacy includes neglect of ailing vets, voter suppression

At a time when Canada is flexing its military muscle by participating in the bombing of ISIS positions in Syria, it is shocking and unacceptable to learn how this government is treating our veterans.

File folders by Basvb.
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Legal Ease: Resolutions for peace of mind in the new year

As the year nears its end, I am in the habit of making New Year’s resolutions and I have been thinking of a few I would like to share.

Chaja and Elizabeth Wajnberg, with Srulec and Lusia, Lodz 1949. (Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Wajnberg)
Reviews & Previews

Review: Sheymes, A Family Album after the Holocaust

As survivors of the Holocaust dwindle in numbers, the burden of memory and the compulsion to record falls on the shoulders of their offspring.

Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
What's Happening

What’s Happening in Montreal, January & February 2015

No need to hunker down for the whole winter — there are tons of things to do, just a stone’s throw away.

Sun Youth: The triumph of light over darkness
Columnists

Sun Youth: The triumph of light over darkness

Christmas is fast approaching and thousands of families have already registered for a holiday basket, being distributed from Dec. 18-24 at Sun Youth.

Word Nerd: What’s in a definition? Maybe a tax on your freedom
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Word Nerd: What’s in a definition? Maybe a tax on your freedom

Whereas all agree that a rose is a flower, it is not as clear what to call a tomato.

Frank Baylis
Features

Frank Baylis, Anthony Housefather, Anju Dhillon win Liberal nominations

For many, including established Liberals, it was a big surprise.

Michael Eastman cooks up a storm at New Hope seniors centre.
Features

New Hope springs in N.D.G.

In a quiet, leafy corner of N.D.G. sits a small church where an organization with an earthly mission carries out its daily work. Located in the Kensington Presbyterian Church at Godfrey and Kensington, New Hope is a senior citizens’ day centre staffed by people with various health challenges. It serves […]

Challah by Moishehouse, Wikimedia Commons.
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Flavour Guy at Hannukah: The perfect dish for Happy Challah Days

This time of year, it is frankly discomfiting to be a Jew, possibly a Muslim, indubitably an atheist. One puts aside personal traditions and cultural baggage and makes way for the big white-bearded guy with a sack of toys.