The Thousand Words


A final salute for a fallen comrade.

By Alan Hustak on July 20, 2012

IMG_2622.JPGThe casket of firefighter Thierry Godfrind, 39, who died accidentally while fighting a fire on July 13 leaves Montreal City Hall  Friday July 20 after lying in state. 

Remembering D-Day 66 years later

By Robert J. Galbraith on June 10, 2010



13,000 Montrealers took part in the 62nd Israel Independence Day rally on Tuesday, April 20.

By . on April 23, 2010



Nominations sought for Laurie Normand-Starr award

By . on March 25, 2010

LaurieNormand-Starr.jpgIt’s been almost a year since community volunteer Laurie Normand-Starr died.

To honour her memory, a humanitarian award in her name will be presented to deserving individual yet to be chosen during a dinner at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel on May 3. The selection committee, headed by her husband and her son,  is soliciting nominations for the award.

Single Rose

By Leslie Cottle on January 7, 2010

single-rose-with-hand-bw.jpgBring me one daisy,
Bring me your smile,
Darken my doorway,
Through life's untimely trials.
Write me a kind note
Bring me one rose,
Sit down beside me...



They handcuffed my son for reasons unknown

By Jack Locke on November 4, 2009

handcuffs-bw_resize.jpgThey handcuffed my son for reasons unknown
Forced him down onto stone-cold ground
The boy's still a boy, but boy, has he grown.

Several bricks fell from a 12-storey building under renovation on Ste. Catherine Street near Bleury St., damaging one car.

By . on October 1, 2009


Thousand Words

By . on September 2, 2009



Milles Mots

By Robert J. Galbraith on August 6, 2009


Tehran protestors in downtown Montreal.

By Alan Hustak on July 2, 2009


The Thousand Words

By Robert J. Galbraith on May 6, 2009

20090507.jpgWestmount-Ville-Marie MP Marc Garneau speaks during the Israel Rally in downtown Montreal on April 29.

The Thousand Words: Michael Ignatieff addresses Liberals on December 10, 2008

By Alidor Aucoin on December 18, 2008


Les Mille Mots

By . on November 27, 2008


The Thousand Words: Soldier caring for injured civilian in Afganistan

By Robert J. Galbraith on November 13, 2008


Les Mille Mots: Canada geese get a glimpse of winter to come during this week's snow storm

By . on October 30, 2008


The Thousand Words: A beautiful season

By Robert J. Galbraith on October 2, 2008


The Thousand Words

By . on September 18, 2008


Les Mille Mots

By . on September 4, 2008


The Thousand Words: A dead soldier lays in the street in the south Osetian town of Tskhinvali

By . on August 21, 2008


Les Mille Mots: Clear skies over Bejing?

By . on August 7, 2008


THe Thousand Words: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe

By . on July 10, 2008


The Thousand Words

By Robert J. Galbraith on June 26, 2008


Les Mille Mots

By Robert J. Galbraith on June 12, 2008


The Thousand Words

By Robert J. Galbraith on May 29, 2008


Les Milles Mots

By Frederic Smith on May 15, 2008


The Thousand Words

By Robert J. Galbraith on May 1, 2008


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