Roasted vegetable soup

By Chef Peter Webster of Bouquet Garni Catering     I was asked to speak to the Beaconsfield Ladies Group this week.  The topic for the talk was left up to me.  I decided to speak about the current trends in food.  One ...

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Irwin Cotler announces he will not seek re-election

Mount Royal MP Will Continue to Serve until Election   Long-time Liberal MP Irwin Cotler today announced February 5 that he will not be a candidate in the next election, stating “I have enjoyed the honour and privilege of serving my riding, ...

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Montreal’s old courthouse

by  Dick Nieuwendyk   Along the north side of Notre-Dame East near Jacques-Cartier Square, three courthouses stand together. The most interesting is the neoclassical Old Courthouse, Montreal’s oldest palace of justice (1856) which is now an annex of the Montreal City Hall, ...

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Montreal en Lumiere Festival

By Stuart Nulman   The 15th edition of the Montreal en Lumiere Festival starts in 12 days, and bit by bit, organizers are revealing that this year’s milestone edition is going to be the biggest one yet. Last Tuesday (February 4), they ...

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Little red boots

  By Valerie Brecknock Last weekend brought us some much needed milder weather and with a new layer of fresh snow I took Jake Last weekend brought us some much needed milder weather and with a new layer of fresh snow I took ...

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Keystoned X-H secret pipe

by Bonnie Wurst   (ROOTERS) This just in…                 Oil industry officials in Canada announced a project they secretly developed to make sure the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will move forward without any further protests or resistance from those ‘activist rascals’ ...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina: land of myths

By Sergio Martinez   The Argentinean capital Buenos Aires, a port city like Montreal, is the city in Latin America that resembles Europe the most. One may walk around its different neighbourhoods and find that there is something of Madrid along the ...

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