Category : Life

Appearances

Today I was thinking about appearances, and how our physical presentation tends to hold so much meaning and importance in our society. In the world at large, there is a ...

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Metro, AMT expansions planned toward east

Is western part of Island forgotten?   by John Symon   Montreal’s metro (subway) system is the third busiest in North America (after Mexico City & NYC), but parts of Montreal Island are badly served by the system. In particular, residents of the West ...

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Farmers bring produce to NDG

by John Symon       Urban shoppers in NDG can find fresh farm produce and talk to farmers at two temporary farmer’s markets these days. Two local businesses, Coop la Maison verte and Fleur Sauvage are hosting the markets certain days of the ...

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Bombardier C-Series plane makes test flight

Montreal continues to be global aviation centre…   by John Symon   On September 16, Bombardier’s CS100 took off for its maiden flight from Mirabel Airport north of Montreal. Bombardier is betting that mid-range (100 to 149 seats); fuel-efficient jets like the CS100 will ...

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Seniors realize dreams through Sun Youth

Sun Youth has decided to renew a special project aimed directly for seniors looking to fulfill lifelong dreams. Over the course of one day in the Greater Montreal area, Sun Youth’s Seniors’ Wish project hopes to carry out meaningful wishes ...

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Next Mayor Of Montreal… Me, Me, Me!

by Bonnie Wurst   I’m considering a run at the position for the next Mayor of Montreal. Taking this as seriously as a humorist can, I contemplated my options. Am I qualified? Do I have the experience? Am I willing to sacrifice my ...

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LGBT Family Coalition

by Bonnie Wurst   About a decade and a half ago, two women sharing their lives decided they wanted to start a family. Mona and Nicole began a journey (facing many obstacles and legal challenges), one that would ultimately lead to ...

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Secret to looking younger

By Janice Burdon   The other day a dear friend asked me my secret to looking so youthful.  “You haven’t changed a bit, Janice,” he said.  As a fitness instructor, a responsible response would be to tell him that I exercised regularly ...

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