One out of Two Men is a Woman

03/29/2024 The Social Eyes 0

By Sarah Lemay for the Gazette de la Mauricie Androcentrism literally means “male-centered.” It is a concept that reveals the historical, cultural and social domination of men over women in numerous societies around the world. This notion, as complex as it may be, has profound […] See more

Do Housecats Sleep a Lot?

03/15/2024 The Social Eyes 0

Catherine Crépeau – The Rumor Detector Agence Science-Presse Your cat spends its day sprawled out on the sofa, while the alley cat outside your door seems to wander around for hours without any need for sleep. Do housecats sleep longer than their outdoor counterparts? That […] See more

Four Myths about Wind Power

01/26/2024 The Social Eyes 0

By Maxime Bilodeau – The Rumor Detector Agence Science-Presse ( Wind power is often accused of lots of flaws, usually incorrectly. Here are four myths: Wherever there are wind turbines, we often find nearby residents who claim that they suffer from symptoms such as dizziness, […] See more

World Overtourism’s Big Footprint

01/19/2024 The Social Eyes 0

By Alain Dumas, economist and Editor at the Gazette de la Mauricie We often associate tourism with several virtues: leaving your comfort zone, discovering picturesque corners of the planet, immersing you in different cultures… But over the past 20 years, the world of tourism has […] See more

The Benefits of Buying Local

01/05/2024 The Social Eyes 0

By Alain Dumas, economist, editor at the Gazette de la Mauricie Considering that food takes up about 20% of our budget, replacing imported foods with local produce has a big impact on our economy and our environment. For example, when we buy a chicken that’s […] See more

Nuclear Energy: Monster or Savior?

12/22/2023 The Social Eyes 0

Wanting her engineering students to take on challenges, Virginie Francoeur, Professor of Change Management at Ploytechnique Montréal, offers those with excellent communication skills to publish their writings here and in Reflet de Société. In this installment, Virginie Francoeur presents Léo Sajas, who is studying for […] See more