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