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It is a common dilemma for most parents: what school do I choose for my child? There are open houses for elementary and high schools, CEGEPs and universities, the feverish devouring of information flyers, surfing the internet and endless phone calls. Public or private? Canada or the USA? Entrance exams... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2019 at Profiles
Learning to love winter: Former skier spends a day with immigrants on the slopes Sandy Wolofsky created OuiCanSki, an initiative to help newcomers learn how to love Quebec winters CBC News · Posted: Mar 23, 2019 12:00 PM ET | Last Updated: March 23 Last April, OuiCanSki held its first... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2019 at Profiles
HAROLD CAMMY LAUDED FOR ALMOST HALF-CENTURY IN CÔTE-ST-LUC, QUE., SPORTS By Janice Arnold, Staff Reporter - December 31, 2018 Harold Cammy, second from right, is congratulated on his retirement by, from left, Coun. Mike Cohen, Mayor Mitchell Brownstein and Roy Salomon. (Janice Arnold/The CJN) Parks and recreation was not a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2019 at Profiles
I have known Irwin Kauffman most of my life. He and his family grew up a street away from me in Côte Saint-Luc and we run into each other often. Before we crossed paths last May, I knew Irwin had spent several decades in the garment trade. He told he... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2018 at Profiles
I have known Tobie Saragosti for many years, but only when I sat down to speak with him at his Rembrandt Avenue condominium in Côte Saint-Luc’s District 2 did I find out what an interesting path he took to become a professional translator (English to French and French to English).... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2018 at Profiles
I must say that as the city councillor for District 2 in Côte Saint-Luc, which encompasses the Quartier Cavendish, I am very encouraged by some new developments in recent months. The first shot in the arm was when the Sidel family owned Café de L’Avenue. Soon Emmanuel Darmond will relaunch... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Profiles
District 2 resident Stanley Diamond is one interesting gentleman. I have known him for many decades. At the Shaare Zion Congregation on Côte Saint-Luc Road Stanley was asked to "Shaare" his story. He did so in the wake of the Governor General of Canada presented him with the Meritorious Service... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at Profiles
Retiring to Shakespeare's Elbow: Côte-St-Luc bridge club spans the ages Back in 1960, two young Montrealers met on a baseball diamond. Nearly six decades later, the pair runs Canada’s largest bridge club. Isaac Olson, Special to the Montreal Gazette More from Isaac Olson, Special to the Montreal Gazette Published on:... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2017 at Profiles
Allow me to introduce you to Côte Saint-Luc District 2 resident Bruce Takefman, the president of Research Consultants International FDI, Inc. WAVTEQ Limited has made an equity investment in Bruce's company in order to create the world’s largest Lead Generation Group with a global team of 75 lead generation consultants.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at Profiles
A few months before I launched my first campaign for city council in Côte Saint-Luc in 2005, I was eating at Dunn’s Famous downtown and talking to owner Elliot Kligman. The topic of the election came up and when I told Elliot that my District 2 encompassed Marc Chagall Avenue,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at Profiles