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Broadway Cafe

  Broadway Café: Curtains Up edition Saturday Sept. 8, 2018 The Studio Segal Centre   If you weren’t part of the capacity crowd you missed out on a terrific evening of music. Hosted by Tranna Wintour and the pride of Halifax Nova Scotia, Ellie MacDonald the entertainment was continuous with one artist performing while another […]

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Mad Monk Cafe

Mad Monk Café Madison Baptist Church Sept. 7, 2018   Gerrie’s Picks   Another grand slam home run for deacon George on vocals and guitars, expertly accompanied by Phil Peters on bass. The playlist was chosen completely as requested by George’s wife, Gerrie. The first set, which ran approximately seventy-five minutes featured songs by Josh […]

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The Algonquin Resort

THE ALGONQUIN RESORT ST. ANDREWS BY-THE-SEA, AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION  184 Adolphus Street, St Andrews  E5B 1T7 Canada   St. Andrews by the sea, New Brunswick Canada sits on the Bay of Fundy. Mere words cannot describe the beauty of this Maritime jewel. From fine dining to eating sea food from a trailer parked in a permanent location, and everything […]

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  L’Original Peddlers Restaurant 7500 Boul. Newman La Salle, PQ.     Unbelievable menu at moderate prices. I generally eat there on Sunday. They make the best crepes in Montreal bar none. I have never had a meal there that wasn’t surrounded with fruit that tasted like it just came off the vine. Family owned […]

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Public Appeal

NEWS RELEASE GATEWAY CASINOS & ENTERTAINMENT *********************** Burnaby, BC – July 18, 2018 – Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited (“Gateway”) has signed a 23-year Casino Operating and Services Agreement (COSA) with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (“OLG”). Gateway has purchased the assets of the Central Gaming Bundle and entered into leases for Casino Rama […]

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  Wista Concert August 14, 2018 Cote St-Luc Senior Men’s Club   The West Island Theatre Association (WISTA) is a non-profit community theatre company founded in 2006 that allows individuals between the ages of 17 and 29 to interact and perform in the wonderful world of musical theatre. Their main goal is to keep alive the […]

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Perhaps the most poignant song emerging out of the mass exodus from Europe was “Somewhere Over the Rainbow”. The lyrics were written by Yip Harburg. He was the youngest of four children born to Russian Jewish immigrants. His real name was Isidore Hochberg and he grew up in a Yiddish speaking, Orthodox Jewish home in […]

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Elio Pizza

Elio Pizzeria Restaurant – Cuisine Italienne Rosemont … Elio Pizzeria – Rosemont-Petite-Patrie Restaurant, (514) 276-5341, 351, rue Bellechasse, Montréal   It’s been around forever and has always been known for quality Italian food at reasonable prices. About a year ago, give or take, they renovated and became even more of a pleasurable dining experience. […]

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The more things change the more they stay the same.

The family of renowned piano teacher Daisy Peterson Sweeney is upset Montreal is reneging on a promise to name a street for her. The city has now changed course, and plans to honour her with a tiny park at the corner of Guy and Paxton Sts. in the Southwest borough. Celine Peterson, Peterson Sweeney’s niece, […]

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Dentists be ashamed

Dentists in the province of Quebec should be ashamed for threats to pull out of the health system because they aren’t being paid enough by the tax payers. Who are they hurting? Only children and welfare recipients. Unlike medical doctors, dentists are given a license to steal. The sky is the limit and they can […]

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