Hugh Graham House

by Dick Nieuwendyk   The residence of Sir Hugh Graham, founder and sole owner of the ”Montreal Star” is located on 1172 Sherbrooke Street, W. (corner of Stanley St.), Montreal. It was designed and built in 1895 by Alexander Francis Dunlop and John Charles ...

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Globetrotters speak out on bullying

  Buckets Blakes, a player from the  world famous Harlem Globetrotters, visited with students at two EMSB elementary schools on March 26,   to  present “The ABCs of Bullying Prevention,” which targets six to 12 year-olds.    The programs took place at Edinburgh ...

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From ‘black sheep’ to Groovy Hero

  By Charlotte Maupu    When you look at video game entrepreneur David Ménard, it’s difficult to imagine that he was once a “shy, skinny geek.”   The 26-year-old co-founder of Groovy Pulse Games, who lectures at École Polytechnique de Montréal, grew up as the ...

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Profile: Chloë Bellande – What’s behind a story?

By Alyssa De Rosa   “Will of Fortune” Now that Awards season is officially over, film makers, actors and writers are gearing up for the most prestigious film festivals; Cannes, Beverly Hills, Chicago and TIFF. Chloë Bellande started writing when she was 11-years-old. “I ...

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Cheese:  So many choices

By Chef Peter Webster of Bouquet Garni Catering   I was visiting my family in northern Ontario last week.  I had prepared a “Cocktail Dinatoire” for supper.  A Cocktail Dinatoire is simply an offering of hot and cold hors d’oeuvre served instead ...

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Did we get taken for a ride?

How did that old saw go? Bixi can no more run a deficit than a man can have a baby? When former Mayor Gerald Tremblay said that the bicycle-sharing program would not cost Montrealers a cent, did he forget what ...

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