The Saint-Pierre-Apôtre Catholic Church

07/12/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Lucas Lelardoux Oliger They’re celebrating a mass at the Église Saint-Pierre-Apôtre. In practice, the rites and the liturgy are the same as in hundreds of Catholic churches across the province of Québec. During his sermon, the priest talks about the “historic inclusivity” of the […] See more

A Graffer’s Journey

07/05/2024 The Social Eyes 0

By Rebecca Congo-Sienne I met with Malin, a professional graffiti artist in his thirties. He has been teaching introductory graffiti workshops since 2014. His graffer nickname speaks to the finesse of a skilled and crafty artist. He grew up in the village of Sainte-Sophie, in […] See more

The Underbelly of Recycling

06/28/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor               We toss tons of material into recycling bins. But are these materials really recycled? Where do our plastic wrappers go? When I was very young we had recycling. For example, the milkman delivered milk door-to-door each morning. Sometimes his truck was […] See more

The Urbanization of Immigrants

06/21/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor                          It’s pretty well known that the vast majority of immigrants in North America choose to live in large metropolitan areas. This creates a lot of issues for our society, and puts a strain on our urban resources. About three-quarters of Canada’s […] See more

The Passion of a Young Police Officer

06/14/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor               When she was little, Marie (not her real name) collected police-related objects. “I had a great big box” she recalls, smiling. “Lots of stuff, toy cars, things I cut out of magazines.” She watched police shows on TV, and the reruns too. […] See more

Twenty Children in a Yurt

06/07/2024 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger Despite the cold and the snow, I head towards a yurt in the middle of a forest in the Lanaudière district of Québec. A yurt is the traditional habitation of Mongolian nomads. It is a tent, decorated in very colorful motifs that […] See more

Is it Safe to Eat Insects?

05/24/2024 The Social Eyes 0

Kathleen Couillard – Le Détecteur de rumeurs – Agence Science-Presse Even though they are still fairly rare in western countries, insect-based food products are on the rise. And this expansion is accompanied by some worries. The Rumor Detector checks in on what we know about […] See more