Pet Insurance: Is It a Thing?

09/29/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Do the 3 million pet owners in Quebec know about the insurance solutions that exist for our 4-legged friends? Here are the results of a survey conducted during the summer of 2023, in which Hello Safe asked 875 pet owners about their […] See more

Graffiti and Tuberculosis

09/18/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor A hundred years ago, the only treatment for tuberculosis was fresh air. Near La Tuque, in the Mauricie region, think of a pristine lake, unpolluted, glistening at altitude. This is Lac Édouard. Accessible by rail in 1809, the notables of the day […] See more

Monk.E’s Trip to Africa

09/15/2023 Colin McGregor 0

The Café Graffiti’s own Monk.E travels the world withartists and graffers, painting murals, making connections, and spreading the word of hip-hop around the globe – even during the pandemic. Indeed, Monk.E voyaged abroad 11 times during the COVID crisis! Here, then, are some photos of […] See more

Robotpets – The Future is Now

09/11/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Are today’s new robo-pets keeping seniors alive longer? Cuteness is healing. Even if it’s a furry robot toy in the form of a beloved family pet giving you the love and affection you need as an isolated senior citizen. Robotic pets might […] See more

Food Security an Issue in Québec Schools

09/04/2023 Colin McGregor 0

A study by the Institute for Socioeconomic Research and Information (IRIS) confirms that only 12% of primary school children in the country benefit from a school feeding program, compared to 61% in the average for high-income countries. Meanwhile, more than one in five children in […] See more

Québec’s Alternative Schools (Part II)

08/28/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor A School in the Woods An alternative school in the tiny village of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, 15 kilometres west of Shawinigan, in the miiddle of the forest, is a provincial leader. In 2004, in the tiny village of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, the local school closed its […] See more

Québec’s Alternative Schools (Part I)

08/25/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor A traditional school, with its rows of desks and its rigid discipline, isn’t for everyone. Some students learn better in a freer, less structured environment. By giving students more space and the freedom to learn, an alternative school helps students develop better […] See more