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Master jeweller Walter Schluep created wearable works of art

By on April 23, 2016 in Articles with 0 Comments
Master jeweller Walter Schluep created wearable works of art

  Walter Schluep, who trained as a jeweller in Switzerland, liked to think of his work as art and of himself as an artist. Most of what he made and sold in his Montreal shop was small and whimsical, including brooches, rings and bracelets that were crafted like miniature sculptures, but he also produced larger […]

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Masters of Giving – A New Book By Fred Langan

By on April 15, 2016 in Books with 0 Comments
Masters of Giving – A New Book By Fred Langan

Patricia Barry: WWII decoder cracked spy messages called ‘indecipherables’

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Patricia Barry: WWII decoder cracked spy messages called ‘indecipherables’

As part of an elite unit of decoders, Patricia Barry spent most of the Second World War deciphering messages from spies operating in France, Belgium, Norway, Poland and other parts of Nazi-occupied Europe. Mrs. Barry, who has died in Port Credit, Ont., at the age of 94, belonged to a group nicknamed “the indecipherables,” which […]

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George McLean: CBC newscaster was a familiar voice to Canada

By on April 15, 2016 in Articles with 0 Comments
George McLean: CBC newscaster was a familiar voice to Canada

George McLean was a CBC announcer with one of the most distinctive voices of his generation. Apart from Peter Mansbridge, who has done the job on The National for nearly 28 years, Mr. McLean had the longest tenure as the reader of CBC Television’s flagship newscast, though he was passed over four times for the […]

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