Peter Mansbridge coming to Montreal — Montreal Gazette

Former CBC news anchor Peter Mansbridge will be coming to Montreal in October. The Peter Mansbridge: Live Coast to Coast tour will stop at Théâtre Maisonneuve of Place des Arts on Oct. 30. Mansbridge will talk about some of the stories, people and events he has covered. Tickets range from $55.25 to $112.25 and can…

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Assad calls on West to “cut their relations with terrorism” — Behold Israel

Syrian president gives televised address, announces no security cooperation for Western countries that support “terrorism”; Criticizes Turkey and Israel Syrian President Basher Assad gave a televised address Sunday, speaking to journalists and diplomats, announcing that cooperation with the West would not occur until it ended its support of “terrorism”, referring to support of rebel […]

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Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Sochi Wednesday, talks to center on Syria and Iran — Behold Israel

Following security delegation meetings centered on Syria and Iran in Washington, PM to meet with Putin to discuss “latest developments in region” as part of military coordination in Syria between Israel and Russia Prime Minister Netanyahu will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin this week, their meeting to center on Iran and Syria. Netanyahu […]

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Larry King: When the survivors of Dieppe became its liberators — National Post

The name Dieppe is seared into Canada’s national memory. It was 75 years ago today, on Aug. 19, 1942, that 6,000 soldiers—5,000 of them Canadian—attempted the first Allied landing against Hitler’s so-called “Fortress Europe,” the stretch of anti-tank walls, concrete shelters, anti-aerial guns, land mines, barbed wires, and machine-gun nests that extended along the shores of…

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Gut Shabbes! (Re’eh) — Jewish Thoughts

In the summer months leading up to Rosh Hashanah, we study a text named Pirkei Avos- the Ethics of the Fathers. The text, although short, is rich with knowledge, and it was this time last year that I began reading it on Shabbes. This Shabbes is Shabbes Mevorchim- the Shabbes directly before Elul begins, and […]

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Religious neutrality law will apply throughout Quebec, Couillard says — Montreal Gazette

The law on the religious neutrality of the state will apply in Montreal and in all municipalities of Quebec, even if it displeases Mayor Denis Coderre. Premier Philippe Couillard made the statement Friday at a briefing in Montreal. Earlier this week, the mayor of Montreal argued it was not up to the Quebec government to…

via Religious neutrality law will apply throughout Quebec, Couillard says — Montreal Gazette

Filmmaker Michael Moore thinks humour can win the day — National Post

NEW YORK — Things may look bleak for Democrats these days, but Michael Moore thinks he knows how they can get back on top — humour. The Academy Award-winning director of “Bowling for Columbine” who is currently starring in his one-man Broadway show says wit can be devastating — and points to Melissa McCarthy’s “Saturday…

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