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Housewarming: Want change? Give an old house a new roof colour

The owners have been living in this 1947 cottage in Toronto for 15 years. When the woman visits her mom in Montreal, she enjoys reading this column and decided to send her home as a submission. 756 more words


Lavish Nuns' Island estate offers all you want in a mansion

Nestled on Nuns’ Island, this lavish home offers the nuances one might expect with a $12-million asking price. Though it’s only about a 15-minute drive from downtown Montreal, this niche find offers perspective buyers a peaceful setting adjacent to a forested area, nearby bike paths and a private golf course. 578 more words


Shelter: Condo owners love Griffintown's convenience

Guylaine Tremblay and Guy Tessier are living in their third Griffintown condo in as many years, and have bought a fourth larger one where they plan to move once it’s built. 1,032 more words

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Please donate to help sponsor our ride in the 2015 BP MS150!

It’s that time again! We’ve just registered for the 2015 MS150, and this year we’re getting started early on fund raising (we learned our lesson last year). 285 more words


The Heroes At Home

Our children are born into a life of so much turmoil. So much change all of the time from new schools to new homes. So much time away from one parent (and in some cases both) from weeks to months. 350 more words

Military Life

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2601 Chestnut Crescent, cottage, 3 bedrooms, 2½ bathrooms, gas fireplace, crown mouldings, central staircase, great for entertaining, large island in kitchen, three-season screened room, fully finished basement with gym and play room, alarm system, central vacuum, heat pump, fenced side yard, large landscaped backyard, detached heated garage, no neighbours in front or back. 197 more words

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Our Boy Arne

Readers, I invite you to take a poll.
Does Arne Duncan, the US Secretary of Education, actually know anything about public education, teaching, classroom management, and learning styles? 9 more words