The Plateau Montréal

 The rich history of an emblematic neighbourhood   by Sergio Martinez   The Pointe-à-Callière Museum of Archaeology and History has opened an exhibition featuring the evolution of one of the most representative of Montreal’s neighbourhoods: the Plateau Mont-Royal. From the time when it was ...

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West Island Citizen Advocacy

Everyone needs a helping hand sometimes   By: Marla Newhook West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) has been lending a helping hand to the most vulnerable members of the community for more than 37 years whether it’s providing practical, emotional or practical support. The community, ...

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The mistery involving orange wines

By Marco Giovanetti We all know red, white and rosé wine, but have you heard of orange wine? Orange wine refers to a particular style of wine — one enjoying a growing popularity among Canadian Sommeliers and enthusiastic wine lovers Orange wine is ...

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Women With A Vision for Montreal

by Bonnie Wurst – Special   On November 3rd Montrealers will be heading to the polls to elect the next Mayor of Montreal and City Councillors, Borough Mayors and Borough Councillors. When the nomination period ended on October 4th there were 485 ...

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Théatre St. Denis

by Dick Nieuwendyk   Theatre St.Denis opened March 4, 1916. It was designed by the Montreal architectural firm Barrott, Blackader & Webster. The facade and entrance were in a Greek Revival style in the form of a Temple, whilst the interior and ...

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A night to remember

By: Janice Burdon   How could I forget Mr. Brewster?  As a child, I remember him playing the clarinet in my church every Sunday.  He possessed a rare gift and on Sundays, I would close my eyes as I listened to his ...

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Pumpkin soup

Chef Peter Webster – Bouquet Garni   It’s Halloween!  It’s hard not to notice all the decorations going up in preparation for the annual candy giveaway to the costumed kids.  But it is the pumpkins I notice most, from a food point ...

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