Freedom, but the Peter Principle…

06/30/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor     I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills                                                                        – William Wordsworth I have been asked to write an article about my first year in an apartment, fully paroled, after 29 years in prison and a […] See more

In Support of Undocumented Migrants

06/27/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor I was at a demonstration recently at the Jean Talon Station (Parc Métro) to support the plight of undocumented migrants who are being deported. There should be some sort of regularization program for them, said the protestors, which numbered about 100. According […] See more

The Death of Handrwiting?

06/16/2023 The Social Eyes 0

By Colin McGregor and Célie Dugand Teaching cursive writing – in attached letters – is no longer fashionable in many school curricula. Older generations are sometimes shocked by the inability of some young people to sign an official document or even read a handwritten note. […] See more

The Little Varenyk

06/06/2023 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger Maria Bilash left her native Ukraine for Paris in 2006. A 48 hour trip by car. There, she enrolled in a French language course, all the while taking care of her children. She found restaurants representing every conceivable nationality (Russian, Japanese, Polish), […] See more