Graffiti and Tuberculosis

09/18/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor A hundred years ago, the only treatment for tuberculosis was fresh air. Near La Tuque, in the Mauricie region, think of a pristine lake, unpolluted, glistening at altitude. This is Lac Édouard. Accessible by rail in 1809, the notables of the day […] See more

Québec’s Alternative Schools (Part II)

08/28/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor A School in the Woods An alternative school in the tiny village of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, 15 kilometres west of Shawinigan, in the miiddle of the forest, is a provincial leader. In 2004, in the tiny village of Saint-Mathieu-du-Parc, the local school closed its […] See more

Do Bears Hibernate All Winter?

12/07/2022 The Social Eyes 1

Catherine Crépeau – The Rumor Detector Agence Science-Presse ( Each autumn, bears hibernate in their dens to sleep until spring arrives. But if we strictly follow the definition of the word “hibernate,” that’s not exactly what bears do. The Rumor Detector explains… What is Hibernation? […] See more

Could the Amazon become a Grassy Savanna?

09/28/2022 The Social Eyes 1

Maxime Bilodeau – The Rumor Detector Agence Science-Presse ( Ravaged by humans, the “lungs of the planet” are running out of breath at a breathtaking pace. Is it possible that the Amazon rainforest could become dry grassland, in other words a savanna, by the end […] See more

Ecology and the Workplace

09/16/2022 The Social Eyes 0

Presented as the key to the future for the protection of the environment, initiatives to adopt eco-responsible behaviors in the workplace are multiplying. Social support and empowerment are the levers of ecological change. By Virginie Francoeur, PhD. We can witness examples of initiatives on the […] See more