Category : Life

Another puppy mill busted

By: Valerie Brecknock     I wish I could have made the heading of this column to read  “The Last Puppy Mill Busted” but I can’t.  This is one topic I have a very difficult time with, and anyone in this field of ...

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Breaking the taboo of talking about money

By: Lama Farran Talking about money can be an overwhelming subject for many of us.  As a personal finance coach, my conversations with my clients revolve mainly around money and I often experience their reluctance to open up ...

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Dragon Boat Race & Festival Sept 21

Olympic diver Filion, Al’s quarterback Calvillo to row;     by John Symon   Olympic diving medalist Roseline Filion, Montreal Alouette’s quarterback Anthony Calvillo and his wife Alexia, a cancer survivor, will join more than 800 rowers in the fight against cancer. Saturday, September 21 ...

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14th Annual Montreal Ukrainian Festival

by Dick Nieuwendyk   Last weeken from Friday to Sunday, the grounds of the Parc de l’Ukraine at the corner of 12th Avenue and Bellechasse in Montréal were filled with festival-goers celebrating the Ukrainian culture.   The Festival featured performances by Ukrainian, Canadian and ...

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GP Cyclistes Montreal this Sunday

  World’s top cyclists in 206km race   by John Symon   Many of the world’s top cyclists will be competing in Montreal on Sunday, September 15 in a 205.7km race that is the fourth annual edition of the Grands Prix Cyclistes Quebec Montreal. Riders ...

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The other September 11

By Sergio Martinez   As usual since 2001 around this date, the media attention focuses on the events in New York and the destruction of the Twin Towers. However, many years earlier in 1973, in a land farther away from the skyline ...

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Love is action

By:  Janice Burdon   I was intrigued one Sunday when Annie Heron, a young 20-year-old woman from Hudson Community Baptist church, decided to lead a team of young people downtown to hand ...

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Pierre Morin Arena in Lachine reopens

Arena in line for environmental award   John Symon   Lachine’s Pierre “Pete” Morin Arena has reopened recently after extensive renovations that will make it the first municipal arena in the Montreal area to qualify for a prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ...

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