Round Table on Mental Health

07/29/2022 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor For our 6th Round Table, broadcast live online July 6th, we decided to team up Reflet de Société with The Social Eyes and hold our event in English. The theme was mental health, and our two panelists made it an educational and […] See more

Full Parole

07/27/2022 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor The Parole Board of Canada recently gave me my full parole. A Zoom hearing, two commissioners asking pointed questions for an hour, an adjournment of ten minutes, and then, the verdict, in my favor. Decades of work to redeem myself boiled down […] See more

Video of the Round Table on Mental Health held on July 6th

07/08/2022 Colin McGregor 0

We are back with a 5th roundtable. For the month of July, we havechosen the theme of mental health. For the first time, this roundtablewas in English in collaboration with The Social Eyes and Reflet de Société.  For the host, Colin McGregor, mental health is a subject close to his heart.Last fall he wrote about the mental health of the Anglophones of theEastern Townships. This roundtable was held on Wednesday the 6th ofJuly at 2 pm on Zoom. For this roundtable, Colin invited two guestpsychologists to contribute to our understanding of mental health. Click here to watch the Round Table on Youtube Panelists for the Round Table on Mental Health of July 6th: Tim Wisdom Tim immigrated to Quebec from Great Britain as a child. He completed his bachelor’s degree in […] See more

Reading as a Way to Escape

06/06/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Jean-Marc Beausoleil Reading exerts a particular type of charm on prisoners: it offers them a unique window on the world. We can even say that the prison experience has shaped Western thought, if you reflect on all the great thinkers and authors who spent […] See more

Getting Back into Society

04/04/2022 Colin McGregor 1

If this article doesn’t confuse you, all the better, because it sure confuses me, and I wrote it.  It’s hard to underestimate how, when leaving prison after 29 years, you are disconnected from the outside world. After a long absence, you cease to exist, in […] See more