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City of Montreal to review trash collection after report reveals scandal

The City of Montreal promises to correct a situation brought forward by an administrative investigation that found a garbage collection company has been dumping other towns’ trash in the Verdun and Sud-Ouest boroughs. 244 more words


Retranchments X and Y

Retranchments X and Y are concrete infantry positions built between 1905 and 1913 in the interval between the Ouvrage de Froideterre and Ouvrage de Thiaumont. … 180 more words

Séré De Rivières


“Verdun Tableau de guerre”, 1917, by Félix Vallotton, 1865–1925.

More about Félix Vallotton HERE.


The balance-sheet of the Great War

We are moving towards the centenary of the Armistice and the end of the Great War, and I have to say that, after my initial doubts about various suggested commemorations, we seem to have been sober, sensible and respectful in what we have remembered. 249 more words


The Origins of the EU - Greek Workers, UK Remainers and Jean Monnet - (The Great Deception - Part 2)

The Brexit saga rolls on.  This week Nicola Sturgeon demanded that the UK stay in the Customs Union (in effect the same as remaining in the EU – but without any say!);  numerous panic buttons were hit as Project Fear was ratcheted up; and the attempt to stop Brexit was continued with Tory, Liberal, Labour and SNP Remainers upping their hysteria.  1,230 more words