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There's no one I want to show more appreciation toward than my son's teachers. All of them. The aids. The gym and music teachers. The volunteers. Heck, we even made a thank-you gift for the janitor.And it doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Homemade gifts show that you and your little one…

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It’s impossible to please everyone. During the winter, many people complain about the cold temperatures, the snow, and the ice. I think I am one of the few people who love winter. Perhaps, complaining in general is non-stop. I constantly hear, “It’s so damn cold. The wind is a killer. I can …

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On June 14, the City of Montreal announced the adoption of a by-law prohibiting the use of horse-drawn carriages in Montreal’s downtown core. The by-law will come into effect on December 31, 2019. The Montreal SPCA congratulates Mayor Valérie Plante and Projet Montreal for adopting this long…

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The 25th edition of Montreal’s Mondial de la Bière went off without a hitch this past weekend, drawing upwards of 100,000 eager beer enthusiasts from June 6 to 9. Despite going up against Grand Prix proceedings the event seemed to have lost no steam from previous editions.

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Cadillac Fairview and Ivanhoé Cambridge, co-owners of CF Fairview Pointe Claire, officially unveiled plans on June 7 for a major redevelopment to prepare for the arrival of La Maison Simons, as it builds its first store to serve Montréal’s West Island. This investment marks another milestone…

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Maestro Communications, a Montreal West Island based agency, won three awards at the 2018 Hermes Creative Awards for excellence in advertising in collaboration with its various clients. In all, more than 6,500 participants from Canada, the United States and 21 other countries competed in sev…

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Every once in awhile I plan to inform my readers about the newest launches in makeup and also give you a head's up when a company gives out hints about new releases that we will see in the future.

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So as a psychologist who specializes in anxiety, the presenting problem of a lot of my clients is, you guessed it, anxiety. As you can therefore imagine, I often engage in standard anxiety treatment that is CBT in nature and composed of breathing techniques and thought restructuring. …and li…

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Our love affair with Jamaica shows no signs of letting up. With plenty of flights from Montreal and beaucoup de sunny packages offered by Air Canada Vacations, Sunwing and WestJet, Jamaica is on a roll.

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My little guy loooooves science. And now that the weather is better, we've been exploring outside a lot. We're finding worms, snails, butterflies, nests, cocoons, and so much more. So we recently picked him up a kid's microscope and I have a feeling we're creating a little scientist. 

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Spring is when we break out the rakes, shovels, cleaning buckets, and more to get our homes back in shape after another rough and frigid winter season. And without proper maintenance, our homes can deteriorate much faster, meaning it could affect your house's value.

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Apricots! Oh, how I love apricots!!! My love for apricots developed around 35 years ago. I was around 20 years old. That summer, I went to Israel to work and tour the country. The group trip was called, “Experience Israel”. During the first part of the trip we lived and worked on a Kibbutz i…

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There are times when we take better care of our cars than we take care of ourselves. Spring is the time of year where we typically perform a whole host of maintenance on our cars, from putting on our summer tires; getting an oil change; replacing the air filter; perhaps getting a wheel align…

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Oh my goodness, how I love shoe shopping - a new season means new shoes for this mama! And there are some great trends out there right now. Shopping for spring footwear? Let me help you find exactly what you're looking for...

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On Thursday, April 19 visitors and residents gathered inside the cafeteria of the Donald Berman Maimonides Geriatric Centre in Côte Saint-Luc to view an art exhibit created by the seniors. This annual vernissage is open to the public and gives the residents a chance to show others how they e…

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With all the sad “breaking news” I’ve seen so far this year, I’m looking forward to what should be a pleasant diversion on May 19 when Prince Harry ties the knot with U.S. actress Meghan Markle. I’m betting it will be a joyous wedding ceremony watched by millions across the world. I wouldn’t…