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Palliative care residence says 'no' to euthanasia

WATCH ABOVE: As new guidelines are established in Quebec on how to proceed with euthanasia, one palliative care residence has said it is opting out. Howard Cohen reports. 338 more words


Stop. Sausage time!

With the end of the season drawing ever closer (Yay!), we’re all starting to get our home-packs ready to ship home. These are essentially boxes of salmon, berries and anything else you want to ship home before the end of the season. 216 more words


Understand 3 words used in Québécois French: GANG, FÊTE, BLONDE (#989)

On a wall in a shopping centre in Montréal, I came across these blocks of text providing reasons to go shopping there. Let’s look at two of them. 331 more words

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Much Obliged

Thank you for taking part in “River of January’s” free Kindle Weekend! Enjoy the story with my compliments.

Stay in touch. As you finish the book, drop me a line, add a review on Amazon.com, and be sure to tell a friend. 18 more words

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Chum salmon I caught in Alaska.

I caught this beast on the river bank in Hoonah, Alaska. This salmon was beginning it’s color change prior to spawning. Once this transformation takes place, the salmon grow huge teeth as well. 11 more words


Concertus Musicus Wien, Großes Festspielhaus (Salzburg)


Nikolaus Harnoncourt interpreted Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at the Salzburg Festival tonight the way it might have sounded had Beethoven not been a genius.

Harnoncourt regularly produces performances that make the listener hear a piece differently – it’s just that his performances are usually no good. 374 more words


Jacques Turgeon quits the CHUM for good

More turmoil at the CHUM this summer as the French-language university health complex finds itself without an executive director once again, with the news on Tuesday that Jacques Turgeon is leaving his position — for the second time in four months. 324 more words

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