Learn to Say NO
Bullying
Children usually have confidence in their immediate entourage, including close friends and family. That’s how we raise them. We teach them to say, “yes.” By Mélina Soucy I was raised that way. She was, too. “Today, I’m 19. My assault …
Lexicon of the LGBTQ+ Community
Culture
Here are some terms in use by the LGBTQ+ community today. By Sarah Langot Aromantic Someone who is aromantic, or aro, does not feel romantic sentiments for individuals. Asexual An asexual person, or an ace, does not feel a sexual …
My Legal Drugs (Part II)
Culture
A slow brain can be a big asset. I learned that in aviation. By Raymond Viger Almost a half-century ago, I had a career as an airplane pilot. Aviation safety has made great strides. Planes back then weren’t as safe …
Sex Ed and Inadequate Teacher Training
Culture
In 2005, Quebec’s education ministry decided that the professional and social education courses being given were inadequate, and had no place in our schools. The ministry had hoped, if not to say fantasized, that all our teachers could intervene and …