A Criminal Record and the Job Market

05/03/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor     One Quebec adult in seven has a criminal record. That’s 900,000 people 18 years of age or older. This statistic is verified by the Association des services de réhabilitation sociale du Québec (ASRSQ). Given the current manpower shortage you’d think it would […] See more

Fuel Economy and the Auto Industry

04/12/2024 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger To reduce gas consumption, on January 2, 1974, U.S. President Richard Nixon lowered the speed limit on American roads to 55 miles an hour. Given that vehicles at the time consumed upwards of 17.4 litres/100 km, this gas saving measure had its […] See more

Muslims Helping Muslims during Ramadan

04/08/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor At the Goût du Bled restaurant on Jean-Talon East in St-Léonard, each year a wonderful foodbank pops up just for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. An army of volunteers gets together in the restaurant’s basement kitchen to prepare 1,200 meals a […] See more

The Beginnings of the Automobile

04/05/2024 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger In the beginning, the car company started by Henry Ford had as its aim to bring the automobile to the rural population. By 1920 this objective had been realized. Were auto manufacturers content with achieving this? By no means. Expansion is a […] See more

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

Why Electric Cars Came So Late

02/02/2024 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger Over a century ago, the enterprise created by Henry Ford had as its aim to motorize the rural population. This objective was achieved in the 1920s. Were automobile manufacturers content to rest on their laurels once this occurred? Certainly not. Expansion is […] See more

Four Myths about Wind Power

01/26/2024 The Social Eyes 0

By Maxime Bilodeau – The Rumor Detector Agence Science-Presse (www.sciencepresse.qc.ca) 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