I nearly came to blows with one of my two brothers — not Kris, the other one — over the holidays because he was so obnoxiously wrong about practically everything on this list. That’s my story and I’m sticking with it. Read more

The rising number of traffic accidents involving pedestrians has compelled Montreal police to launch a road safety campaign. The number of fatal incidents involving cars and pedestrians has been on the rise since 2015. Read more

Here is a thought for 2020. Perhaps we need to be inspired enough to incite a new Roaring 20s. One hundred years ago another 20s decade dawned. America had just prohibited liquor. Women, though having recently gained the right to vote in most western countries, were still faced with a multit… Read more

Pierre Elliott Trudeau would have turned 100 this past October 18. Apart from some filial pieties on the campaign trail and inevitable comparisons drawn between father and son in the media, generally to the detriment of the latter, there was no real or official recognition of the centenary o… Read more

In the 1980s and early 1990s, I lived in Bermuda with my wife and two young sons. Being somewhat observant, we were delighted to find a tiny but vibrant Jewish community on the island. Numbering less than 100 people, they still managed to welcome the Sabbath with a festive communal dinner, a… Read more

I noticed the shoddy paving from the City of Montreal in several areas recently. Look at the job on Côte St. Luc Road. Not only are there plenty of bumps but through the middle of the street there is this seam. If you drive in the areas on Van Horne where they have paved in the last few year… Read more

At the town council meeting of Dec. 16, 2019, The Town of Montreal West presented a proposal by a resident who lives on Easton Ave to demolish his home. His wish is to build a new home with conservative styling plus a couple of townhouses. Many residents that live on or near Easton Ave prese… Read more