Amazing Race Canada with two West Islanders

The two applicants doing wall yoga   Sarah Schreck and Ute St-Jean are two close friends whose Motto is, “We are 55, Fit, Fun & fabulous!” These two dynamic, West Island business owners believe they got what it takes to be on ...

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Georgia, cradle of wine civilization

By Marco Giovanetti Georgia is one of the oldest winemaking nations in the world, and by some experts even considered as the birth-place of wine. This fact is known by 8000 years old archeological findings of grape-pips  inside antique clay pots. ...

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The art of mixology – Free workshop

Do you like food, tasting wine and mixing cocktails? Wouldn’t  it be great to learn how to properly pair cocktails and food – or how about the art of flair bartending ? The Pearson School of Culinary Arts has just the ...

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Wrecker’s ball for Hotel de la Montagne

Part of $140 million downtown remake…   by John Symon   Montreal’s prestigious Hotel de la Montagne—on downtown’s de la Montagne Street–closed on September 9 after 30 years of operation. The hotel is now being demolished to make way for a $140 million reconstruction ...

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Girls night out

No topic is off the table at Girls’ Date Out, a series of workshops for girls, moms, daughters, aunts – and even grandmas – taking place Feb. 8 at Lindsay Place High School in Pointe Claire. “This event for girls aged ...

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The battle for the Oscars

By Sergio Martinez   As usual, a little more than a month before the Oscars will be awarded in Los Angeles, the Academy has revealed the list of movies, directors, actors, actresses and other film professionals vying for what is still regarded ...

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Fête des Neiges opens Saturday

4 weekends of winter fun…   by John Symon Montreal’s Fête des Neiges winter carnival kicks off this Saturday, January 18 and continues over four weekends through Sunday, February 9. The event features some 25 outdoor and family activities at Parc Jean-Drapeau, including ...

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Robbie Burns night

By Dick Nieuwendyk Last Saturday the Dorval Royal Canadian Legion Branch 245 with the 78th Fraser Highlanders Fort St. Helen’s Garrison, and some 100 lads and lassies celebrated the life and works of Robbie Burns with a supper in honour of ...

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Queen of Angels Academy closing

Dorval private school closing in June…   by John Symon   Queen of Angels Academy (QAA) in Dorval is closing for good on June 30, 2014 reports CTV. The all-girls private school is suffering from declining enrollment according to notices sent to school parents. ...

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