DooWop

DooWop

Doo-wop Dom dom dom dom dom bedooby dom Can you imagine a group of teenage boys getting together to sing harmony in  school and community centre basements and on street corners? It didn’t matter if it was cold. They’d fill a steel drum – they called it a fire...
Saving Private Brubeck

Saving Private Brubeck

Saving Private Brubeck How a little-known soldier saved jazz giant Dave Brubeck Pvt. Ray Wax landed on Normandy Beach 21 days after the invasion. D-21. The war had moved on. Wax was in General Patton’s Third Army, the Lucky Rear. Wax had got himself assigned from the...
Joe Foster paints the homeless

Joe Foster paints the homeless

Joe Foster paints the homeless Smith Falls Ont., artist befriends his models Artist Joe Foster was sitting in church one Sunday morning when the minister asked for volunteers to help pass out meals to the homeless at a local mission. “I felt I needed to give back to...
The Bagg Street Klezmer Band

The Bagg Street Klezmer Band

The Bagg Street Klezmer Band Klezmer is Jewish history set to music, a mixture of joy and sadness The klezmer music of the Bagg Street Klezmer Band fills the warm August night air at the Trudeau Park bandshell in Côte Saint Luc, QC. Rick Goldman, Bagg Street Band...
vCOPS Côte Saint-Luc

vCOPS Côte Saint-Luc

vCOPs help keep Côte Saint-Luc safe vCOPS they may be, but cops they are not Long gone are the days of the cop on the beat, someone who knew everyone in the neighbourhood and what was going on – the good and the bad. People felt safe when the badge was around....
Medically Assisted Death In Canada3

Medically Assisted Death In Canada3

Medically Assisted Death In Canada The View from Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich’s Pulpit In 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Carter v. Canada that a competent adult with a “grievous and irremediable medical condition causing enduring suffering” can consent to the...