The SAQ for Children
Addiction
I line up at a branch of the SAQ, the Quebec Liquor Commission. I am getting our order for our concert venue, Bistro le Ste-Cath. By Raymond Viger  Waiting my turn at the cash, I look at all the “cuties” …
Mommy Doesn’t Have a Job Anymore
Economy
Parents can spend up to a year with their baby, all paid, before going back to work. That’s thanks to the Quebec Parental Insurance Program (le Régime québécois d’assurance parentale, or RQAP).  Each year 130,000 parents stay home from work …
When the #Joke Goes Too Far
Bullying
A slice of cheese is thrown in a baby’s face. A father tells his children that he’s already eaten all their Hallowe’en candies. In alarming numbers, similar videos are showing up all over the internet. These pranks may seem harmless, …
Learn to Say NO
Bullying
Children usually have confidence in their immediate entourage, including close friends and family. That’s how we raise them. We teach them to say, “yes.” By Mélina Soucy I was raised that way. She was, too. “Today, I’m 19. My assault …