Keys to a Healthy Relationship

08/19/2022 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger I’ve already told you, in these columns, of the macho education that men got in the 1950s and 60s when it came to romantic relationships. Think of James Bond during the Sean Connery era, or Humphrey Bogart. A star would kiss a […] See more

Why Go Hungry When You Want To Eat?

08/01/2022 Raymond Viger 0

A Diet Isn’t Starvation By Raymond Viger  I’ve told you about my 10 months without smoking a cigarette, and a couple of the side effects I’ve experienced while I stopped smoking. One thing that was important for me was to not get any fatter despite […] See more

Sylvain Turner: Portrait of a Writer

07/21/2022 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger Sylvain Turner was 14 months old when his father died in a car accident. His mother, who survived, fell into a depression. Because of this, he was raised by his grandparents in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, in the Mauricie, the land of Jacques Ferron, author […] See more

Learning the Hard Way

07/15/2022 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger I can remember an unorthodox intervention carried out while I was working with marginalized street kids. I helped a teenager become an adult. Let’s give him the fictional name Eric. He turned his life around. His criminal record dealt with, Eric no […] See more

A Tender Moment – Poetry

06/28/2022 Raymond Viger 0

A poem from the book Liberté – Un sourire intérieur (Freedom – an Inner Smile) An anthology of poems to meditate upon. Each poem reveals a message, an emotion. The same poem can take on a different color, depending on your state of mind. By […] See more

Fake News

04/06/2022 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger This editorial resembles a humor column. Excuse this twisting of journalistic rigor, but my shrink always told me that it’s sometimes better to think outside the box. By following standards too closely, you can lose your identity and your authenticity. Recently, fake […] See more