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The Quest for Ice

When my wife told me that the Rotary International Convention was going to be in Montreal, Canada I just shrugged and said “hmppph!” I thought… (Well, I know lots of Canadians… It hardly seems like they’re from another country.) So, for the next few weeks I went about my day-to-day business, not giving the trip much thought at all while my wonderful wife made all the arrangements. 683 more words

Life Lessons

CCS: community services for English-speaking Montrealers

Originally published on page 5 of the summer 2014 issue of the Catholic Times

Founded in 1932 as the Catholic Welfare Bureau, this agency went through many transformations in order to address the needs of the most vulnerable. 610 more words

Non-fiction

Canadian War Museum's 'Operation Veteran' receives $35,000 donation

The Canadian War Museum’s Operation Veteran program, which provides meals to veterans, received a $35,000 donation Tuesday from four Montreal-area schools.

Students of Loyola High School, Sacred Heart School of Montreal, Queen of Angels Academy and Villa Maria raised the money during a walkathon held in May, which was organized in honour of the First World War’s centenary. 90 more words

Local News

A flaw has gone undetected in Montreal Métro since it was inaugurated 50 years ago: improper syntax

MONTREAL — Subway riders here are accustomed to rush-hour service interruptions, broken escalators and surly ticket-sellers, but it turns out another flaw has gone undetected since the métro was inaugurated nearly 50 years ago: improper syntax. 577 more words

News

3rd+4th day in Canada, Montreal~

St. Joseph Oratory

Montreal

magnificent architecture!

brilliant and splendid mass in French at the main chapel

30 min. wait-in-line was worth it~!

Smoked meat sandwich @ Schwarts~ 39 more words

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