Corona Theatre

by Dick Nieuwendyk The Corona Theatre, first known as the ”Family Theatre”, was designed by Montréal architects Joseph Cajetan Dufort and Louis-Théophile Décary, and built in 1912 for the Duchess Amusement Co. Unlike the theatre and opera for the elite in those ...

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Trio Débonnaire

The City of Dorval presents the talented group Trio Débonnaire on Monday, February 10th at 19:30 at the Peter B. Yeomans Cultural Centre, 1401 Lakeshore Drive in Dorval. The concert is presented as part of the City of Dorval’s Divertissimo ...

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Justice for Bianca Leduc

By: Dan Laxer Bianca Leduc would have been ten years old this year. She would have been in grade 4, giggling her afternoons away in the schoolyard, wearing pretty dresses, singing Katy Perry songs, talking about how many times she’s seen ...

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Would $10,000 help jog your memory?

Two $10,000 rewards are currently being offered through Sun Youth thanks to the financial contributions of anonymous donors. On February 17, 2008, 24 year-old Marilyn Bergeron left the family home in Quebec City saying she was going for a ...

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Earl Jones to walk free again?

Supreme Court decision soon…   by John Symon   Earl Jones, the disgraced West Island financial advisor and convicted fraudster, could soon be out on parole reports La Presse. Jones was sentenced in 2010 to 11 years in prison for bilking some 150 investors ...

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Jerk chicken

By Chef Peter Webster of Bouquet Garni Catering   I have just returned from a lovely holiday in Negril Jamaica.  It was a family reunion with 23 people from my wife’s side.  I was basking in plus 30ºC weather on the beach ...

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Canada’s 50 cents a somewhat forgotten coin

With the Canada 1 cent having recently ended its 150+ year run as a part of our circulating coins, it is interesting to look at another seemingly strange but important denomination…the 50 cent.   When first introduced in 1870 by the Dominion ...

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