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

The Fight – Poetry

03/18/2022 Raymond Viger 0

A poem from the book Liberté – Un sourire intérieur (Freedom – an Inner Smile) by Raymond Viger 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 […] See more

From Dropout to Motivator (Part II)

01/10/2022 The Social Eyes 0

“My thing I’m proudest of is that I chose to build my life rather than destroy it,” says Nicolas Legault. At 35, this young man had some difficult challenges to overcome before realizing that a positive, perseverant attitude would lead him not only to go […] See more

From Dropout to Motivator (Part I)

12/28/2021 The Social Eyes 0

“My thing I’m proudest of is that I chose to build my life rather than destroy it,” says Nicolas Legault. At 35, this young man had some difficult challenges to overcome before realizing that a positive, perseverant attitude would lead him not only to go […] See more

Inside an Addict’s Mind

08/29/2021 Delphine Caubet 0

Can someone ever stop being an addict? Can a former addict limit their drug taking to simply recreational use? After you’ve stopped using, do you spend the rest of your life still craving your drug? By Delphine Caubet I met with Sylvain, a former addict […] See more

Living with Depression

07/23/2021 Delphine Caubet 0

Sophie is disinterested with all that surrounds her. She doesn’t want to go out with her friends. All she wants to do is sleep all day. Let’s face it, Sophie is sad. By Delphine Caubet Her doctor diagnoses her as depressed. This dynamic young woman, […] See more

The Indigenous File

02/18/2021 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger  I travelled the 14 communities To help out a bit, or to try to forget I travelled the 14 communities To forget the dark years When they tried to assimilate you To get you to forget your language And your culture, to […] See more

Students in Distress (Part II)

08/16/2019 The Social Eyes 0

Stress, anxiety, depression… The life of a student isn’t all rest and relaxation. Their mental health can be precarious. It’s a phenomenon that worries professors and doctors more and more. It’s talked about a lot in universities, and elsewhere. By Charlotte Robec Camille, 18, is […] See more