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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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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Books for Lac-Mégantic

In order to help out the new library at Lac-Mégantic, which will open its doors in December 2013, the Parish of La Présentation of the City of Dorval, in cooperation with Friends of the Dorval Library, will send hundreds of ...

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Food allergies and intolerances

We hear so much these days about allergies to food, sensitivity to foods, intolerances for food, celiac disease (intolerance to gluten) and on and on. These reports are confusing as is everything we read about as we explore being well ...

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