Wine and junk food

By Marco Giovanetti Everyone with a minimal degree of culinary knowledge knows generally what kinds of wine to drink with beef, chicken, or seafood. But what about food items that don’t find their way onto the general rules of wine pairing ...

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Zombies

  By: Dan Lazer   This story comes almost a year to the day that Quebec’s public security department had planned to prepare for a zombie apocalypse. Or at least a hypothetical one. The goal, if you’ll recall, was to stage a zombie ...

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2014 Dorval winter festival

BY Dick Nieuwendyk   Last Wednesday the Opening Ceremonies of the 2014 Dorval Winter Festival were held at the Sarto Desnoyers Community Centre in Dorval.  The highlight of the evening was the election and crowning of the King and Queen.   ...

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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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