The Voice of the Grandfather

10/06/2023 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Jim Hemsworth, a man in his sixties, exudes the aura of a solid guy, proud of his heritage, convinced of the value of his Mi’kmaq nation. This Saturday morning, he waits under the George-Étienne Cartier monument in Jeanne-Mance Park, which means that […] See more

Hinduism, Grief and the Pandemic

05/06/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Alexandra Grenier For many Quebecers, Christian funeral rites hold no secrets. But what about other religions? The Social Eyes presents an introduction to Hindu funeral rites and traditions. According to the 2011 National Household Survey, Canada counted more than 500,000 Hindus. And this number […] See more


01/31/2022 The Social Eyes 0

By Raphael Roy Dumont What is the meaning of life? To love… To overcome obstacles And to live Because time passes too fast and whether it pleases us or not We’re all in the same boat I don’t want to complain anymore I chose to […] See more

COVID-19: Premature Retirement

12/09/2021 The Social Eyes 0

At age 65, hyperactive garage mechanic Jean-Guy Brien was due to take his retirement when the pandemic hit. His goal? To avoid infecting the nine men that his wife was looking after. To help out, he was constantly called upon to do tasks both big […] See more

Hope and Poverty in Cincinnati

11/18/2021 The Social Eyes 0

When looking at a photo of a stranger, we can’t tell what their personal or financial situation might be. Nor do we know their obstacles or their victories. But we can figure out the emotions, their feelings. That face can be yours yesterday, or mine […] See more

Sex Ed and Street Kids

10/18/2018 Raymond Viger 0

Finally, sex ed is back in our schools. As of December 2017, La Fédération des comités de parents du Québec (The Quebec Federation of Parents’ Committees) hailed the return of sex ed to Québec classrooms as a good thing. In 2005, the Quebec ministry of […] See more

Spiritual Healing Intervener

05/13/2016 Delphine Caubet 0

Charbel Ibrahm sits quietly in his office at Montreal’s Saint Justine Hospital. His rare moment of peace is interrupted by a phone call. A young native boy is gravely ill. Without a needed transplant, he may well die. This is a children’s hospital. Charbel heads […] See more

Anti-Vaccine Statements Contradictory

10/05/2015 The Social Eyes 0

By Sophie Félix — Agence Science-Presse ( A pharmaceutical medication has to prove its effectiveness in order to be approved by Health Canada. But most homeopathic products that get a permit only have to prove they are not harmful. And one of them is being […] See more