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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.

Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect
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Financial Fitness: Take steps to prevent identity theft: secure, shred, protect

How can you protect yourself from becoming a statistic?

The Infinius S opto-mechanical star projector in the Milky Way Theatre of the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium. (Photo by Hayley Juhl)
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Word Nerd: The universe and English are expanding, fo’ shizzle

Please refrain from sexting while twerking. While it might be hyphy, fo’ shizzle it is both jank and meh.

Montreal from downtown. Photo by Hayley Juhl
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Tableaux project illuminates Old Montreal

Cité Mémoire comes to life every night in Old Montreal and at the Old Port.

The TRC Bentwood Box, carved by Coast Salish artist Luke Marston, is a symbolic tribute to the strength and resilience of the residential school survivors and their descendants. The box travels with the TRC and is present during all sharing circles, where it serves to gather personal reflections on healing and reconciliation. At the end of the TRC’s mandate, the box will be housed in the National Research Centre.
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Montreal First Peoples Festival features films and music

Though it began as a film festival, mostly screening documentaries at the NFB theatre on St. Denis, the event quickly expanded to including crafts, visual arts, music and dance, as native artists heard of the event and wanted to participate.

Snowdon métro Station now accessible
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Snowdon métro Station now accessible

Since 2013, weary passengers have had to endure the ongoing construction and renovation at Snowdon metro station, but will finally see that the result was worth waiting for. All three elevators now are functioning at that station on the Orange line, the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) has announced. Philippe Schnobb, […]

Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ
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Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ

Our theme is summer sights. What is a more beautiful summer sight than a BBQ? Of course, this is the Flavourguy’s rhetorical question.

Spartan Race Montreal: Father and daughter are climbing toward victory
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Spartan Race Montreal: Father and daughter are climbing toward victory

Being on a ski hill on a nice summer day sounds idyllic until you realize you’re not there for the scenery but to complete a potentially gruelling five to seven kilometer run, up and down the hill and complete the obstacles, many of which will be located in mud.

Editorial: Compulsory education till 18 won’t solve drop-out problem
Editorials

Editorial: Compulsory education till 18 won’t solve drop-out problem

Quebec has made enormous strides since the early 1960s when it comes to extending accessible, free and varied high school and post-secondary education – academic and vocational – to every corner of the province.

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Within reach: Miramichi, New Brunswick, a perfect stop on the festival circuit

So you’re leaving town but still want to be part of the festival excitement …