May 7, 1998

The Events, notices and classified ads must reach thePublic Relations Department (BC-115) in writing no laterthan Thursday, 5 p.m. the week prior to the Thursday publication.For more information, please contact Eugenia Xenos at 848-4883, by fax: 848-2814 or by e-mail:

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Annual General Meeting

The Association of Alumni Sir George Williams Annual General Meeting will be held May 11, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-767, at 6 p.m. RSVP: 848-3819.

Annual General Meeting.

The Concordia University Alumni Association will hold its annual general meeting on May 21, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., H-767, at 6 p.m. RSVP: 848-3825.

Grad Finale Convocation Reception

All alumni are invited to this joyous celebration during Concordia's spring convocation to welcome new graduates to the "alumni family." June 12, Atrium of the J.W. McConnell Building, 1400 de Maisonneuve W., 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Price: Free for spring 1998 graduates, $12 for family and friends. Includes light refreshments. RSVP: 848-3815.


May 12 to June 20

Les Mystères objectifs... selected works from the Permanent Collection (1948-1998). Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, 1400 de Maisonneuve W. Free. Info: 848-4750.

CPR/First Aid Courses

Environmental Health and Safety offers the following courses, which are open to everyone. For information and prices, call Training Coordinator Donna Fasciano at 848-4355.

May 7 and 8

CSST First Aid (English)

May 9

Basic Life Support

May 12


May 16 and 17

CSST First Aid (English)

May 20 and 21

CSST First Aid (English)

May 23


May 27


May 28 and 29

CSST First Aid (French)

Campus Ministry

Mindfulness Meditation

Relaxing, centering and concentrating. Beginners always welcome. Thursdays at noon, Belmore House, Loyola. Info: Daryl Lynn Ross at 848-3585.

Video series on the
Four Noble Truths

The Dalai Lama explains the fundamentals of Buddhism in this video-viewing and discussion group meeting on the Four Noble Truths. Every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Campus Ministry, Loyola, 2496 West Broadway, beginning May 6. The group is open, so you are welcome to join at any point in the eight-week series. Feel free to bring your lunch. Info: Daryl Ross, 848-3585,

Community Events

Yellow Door Elderly Project

Volunteers are urgently needed over the summer months to accompany seniors to and from appointments, to help with shopping, or to drop by for visits once a week. Info: Leah or Danielle at 398-6243.

South African Freedom Day

Celebrate Freedom Day with an ecumenical church service at the Church of St. James the Apostle. Sunday, May 10, 4 p.m., 1439 Ste. Catherine W. The Montreal Intercultural Choir will sing "Oh Freedom" and the South African national anthem. Info: 849-7577.

Discovery Workshops

Family-oriented workshops for children and their parents are held every Sunday at the Redpath Museum. Registration ($5) starts the Thursday before at 398-4086, ext. 4092. Limit: 20 places per workshop.

Social Justice Committee
of Montreal

Elizabeth May, Sierra Club executive director, will speak on global economic justice, Third World debt and the environment at the Annual General Meeting of the Social Justice Committee of Montreal, May 13, 6 p.m., Ascension of our Lord church rectory, 375 Kitchener (corner Sherbrooke), Westmount.

Concert Hall

7141 Sherbrooke W. Info: 848-7928.

Friday, May 8

Bill Sparks Live: "Sparks of Laughter" comedy show, 8 p.m. Students, $5; others, $8. Tickets: 848-7928.

Saturday, May 9

Bill Sparks Live: "Sparks of Laughter" comedy show, 8 p.m. Students, $5; others, $8. Tickets: 848-7928.

Saturday, May 23

Barbershoppers' Pirate Show, 2 p.m and 8 p.m. Tickets: 684-7499 or


Tuesday, May 26

Brian Tokar, activist and author, on "Earth for Sale: Reclaiming Ecology in the Age of Corporate Greenwash." 7 p.m. Info: QPIRG at 848-7585.

Legal Information

Concordia's Legal Information Services offers free and confidential legal information and assistance to the Concordia community. By appointment only. Call 848-4960.


Weekly jazz jam sessions

Every Wednesday, for the jazz community, hosted by Adrian Vedady, Tony Spina and Steve Raegele. Equipment is on site. At Reggie's, 1455 de Maisonneuve W., 8:30 p.m.

Office of Rights
and Responsibilities

The Office of Rights and Responsibilities is available to all members of the University community for confidential consultations regarding any type of unacceptable behaviour, including discrimination and personal/sexual harassment, threatening and violent conduct, theft, destruction of property. Call 848-4857, or drop by 2150 Bishop, Room 110.

Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office is available to all members of the University for information, confidential advice and assistance with university-related problems. Call 848-4964, or drop by 2100 Mackay, Room 100.

Special Events
and Notices

Women and Work Symposium

Dealing with Change and Changing the Deal is the theme. Free. Thursday, May 7, 1 - 5 p.m., H-110, 1455 de Maisonneuve W. Info: Brian Hawker at 848-2707.

Red Alert!

Bloodsisters is looking for women interested in the production and distribution of the second edition of their zine, Red Alert. Info: 848-7585.

Scholarship available

The deadline for the Solar Energy Society of Canada's J. Bolton Scholarship is June 1. Candidates must have completed undergraduate studies at a Canadian university or college and have been admitted for graduate study at an engineering faculty in Canada. Info: (613) 234-4151,

Sparklers Club

Do you like meeting new people, students, teachers, artists, writers, poets, sports personalities, etc.? The Sparklers, a senior student club, need your help in presenting social and intellectual activities. Call 848-7422 or slip a note under H-462-3 in the Hall Building.

Listening and referral centre
for students

Peer Helpers are students who are trained in active listening skills and referrals. Drop by to talk or get information at 2090 Mackay, Room 02, or call us at 848-2859.


Assistant needed

In search of recent graduate of business to act as assistant. Excellent opportunity for growth. Work ranges from MIS, accounting, presentation preps, etc. in an apparel-manufacturing environment. Fax résumé to 739-0384, attention: Idrees.

Ride needed

Will share gas and driving to San Diego/L.A. area, early July. Call 488-2278 by May 27 or e-mail by June 22.

For rent or for sale

4 1/2 condo, near Georges Vanier métro. Info: 848-4926 (days) or 933-9947 (evenings).

For rent

Upper duplex, 4 1/2, NDG. No appliances, unheated. $500/mth. Washer/dryer outlets. Immediate occupancy. No cats allowed. Dogs accepted. Call 781-5773.

Sabbatical rental

Fully furnished four-bedroom house near universities. $1,150/month + utilities. Available July 1. Contact
A. Athienitis at 848-8791 or

For sale

Double bed with frame, excellent condition, $100 or best offer. Call 488-2278 by May 25.

Tutoring and research help

Do you need tutoring in your courses? A Concordia alumnus, MA Economics, can prepare you for exams, research, and writing assignments. Geepu at 287-2685,

At a loss for words?

Let me help you. Proofreading & Editing, Copywriting, French to English Translation. David Mitchell - Wordsmith: 484-6071,

English angst?

Proofreading/correcting for university papers, résumés, etc. Also tutor for English, written and/or conversation. Good rates. Lawrence: 279-4710.

Computer tutoring

Private or group tutoring for Internet or computer use (PC, Mac, UNIX). We also do consulting (upgrading, purchase, configuration) and Web design and programming.
Meera Group., or 920-2055 (pager).

Business opportunity

Enthusiastic students wanted. Earn tuition fees ++. Substantial income possible from home-based business. No risk. Info: 484-3998.

Spanish immersion programs

Carefully selected schools in Mexico, Central and South America, and Spain. North-South Connexions, 236-3400 or

U.S. work permits

We can help Canadian citizens increase their chances of receiving U.S. work permits. Also, U.S. immigration and related business matters. B. Toben Associates (U.S. lawyers) 288-3896.


Vocal improv workshops

Taught by Rhiannon, who has recorded and toured with Bobby McFerrin and opened for Maya Angelou, for both experienced and beginning singers. Students: $25, others: $45. Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Info: 848-2273. Register by May 12.

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