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Victor Schukov - vschukov

Anything Goes Saturday Afternoons in the West Island: An idea whose time has come

I love the idea of Pierrefonds-Roxboro plunking three pianos in their parks for anyone to step up and tinkle, part of Montreal’s Pianos in the Park program. The concept tickles me because I know many outwardly reserved people are frustrated, latent performers, some good, some not so good. But talent is not the point. Many...
Just between us - Brenda O'Farrell

Update: What would you do if – on a hot muggy day – you came across a parked car with a dog locked inside?

I got an answer from the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Safety, the department that operates the new provincial animal-abuse hotline. Just to recap, I had called them last week to find out what would they do if someone spots a dog left in a parked car on a hot day. The operator...
Just between us - Brenda O'Farrell

What would you do if – on a hot muggy day – you came across a parked car with a dog locked inside?

What would you do if – on a hot muggy day – you came across a parked car with a dog locked inside? I pose the question because, despite all the warnings about how dangerous it is, people still do it. Last week, I wrote about an incident where a woman in Vaudreuil-Dorion noticed two...