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A Lasting Legacy for a Loved One Love of laughter and jokes, family, friends; an avid traveller who explored his curiosity in language, cuisine and religion; a respected lawyer and community leader: these are just of a few ways Neil Ornstein will be remembered. In tribute to...

The Gift of Laughter For the past 19 years, every Friday Binny and Herb Goldman visit Louis Brier to honour and support our residents. While Herb maintains the In Memoriam board for residents who have passed away, Binny helps prepare for the Erev Shabbat service in the...

The Garden of David You may meet Louis Brier resident David Pearlman navigating the Brier’s corridors on his scooter, mailing letters to key influencers across Canada or tending his vegetables in the Shalom Garden. While mysterious about his age, claiming, “I’ve lost a girl over sharing my...

At Home with Louis Brier Resident and Holocaust Survivor Hyman Gutman “I am 99 years old. I am not getting any younger,” Mr. Gutman says. “I was born on March 31, 1920. Today, I can walk. I can talk. I can listen, and I can remember....