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Fight On!

Infinitheatre presents Fight On! Part One   An epic fictional historical recounting of the settlement of the Canadian West! April 10 to 22 2018 Espace Knox 6215 Godfrey Ave. NDG   Another opening, another show. But not just an opening and not just a show. In the words of the Writer/Director, Guy Sprung, this is […]

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The Daisy Theatre

The Daisy Theatre Created and performed by Ronnie Burkett Music and lyrics by John Alcorn Centaur Theatre February 20-March 24, 2018   Ronnie Burkett designs and makes all of his puppets. He first discovered puppets at the age of seven, by fourteen he was touring his own shows and today, he is an internationally renowned […]

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Trudeaumaniac

To those that elected the P.M. reflect on your decision. Aside from the fact that he turned his trip to India into a gaffe bungle everywhere he went, he did it at tax payers expense and turned it into a vacation for his wife and three children. Just my never humble opinion.

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Conversion

A world premiere Infinithéâtre dishes up this brave new work offering a front seat at the table to witness a family on a collision course taut with dark humour   Infinithéâtre presents   Conversion   Written by Alyson Grant, Directed by Guy Sprung With: Diana Fajrajsl, Timothy Hine, Mike Payette and Denise Watt   Playing until Sunday, February 25 at Espace Knox in […]

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Royal Victoria Hospital at The Glen

I have just returned from The McGill University Health Centre at the Glen, aka Royal Victoria Hospital where I underwent a Cystolitholapaxy to remove a stone in the bladder. I have only words of praise for the staff and the doctors as well as the services provided at that centre. I arrived full of fear […]

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Natasha Hall Show

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Who Am I ?

      Background Sol Boxenbaum born ca. 1940, Radio Host CJAD, Gambling Critic Sol Boxenbaum, Chief Executive Officer, President, and co-founder of Viva Consulting Family Life Inc., has an extensive background in addressing issues of problem gambling and its detrimental effect on society. As a crusader for harm-reduction policies and strategies concerning gambling, he […]

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The Greatest Showman

The Worlds Greatest Showman   From the moment before the film starts and the producers thank the audience for coming to the theatre, to the closing credits where we are told that 15,000 jobs were created and hundreds of thousands of hours of work went into the making of this film, my partner and I […]

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An open letter to the Minister Of Health Ottawa

  Dear Minister Sousa,   I have studied the response that you sent me on October 10th on behalf of the Honourable Minister Eric Hoskins. In my role as consumer advocate in relation to legalized gaming and as a therapist to compulsive gamblers, I follow the stages of gambling expansion with great interest. I will […]

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The Voice disappoints

I am a big fan of The Voice. Very disappointed in the picks in the semi finals. The best voices were eliminated last night and 2 country singers will be moving on to the finals. Believe me, neither of them has any more talent than the average country singer in any bar. The voices eliminated […]

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