20 Poets and Authors Celebrate Poetry

02/21/2023 Colin McGregor 0

Jean-Paul Daoust, Sylvain Turner, Jean-Simon Brisebois, Raymond Viger and their guests will mount the stage at the Bistro le Ste-Cath on Saturday February 25th, starting at 6 p.m. with their Nuit Blanche Hochelaga-Maisonneuve event. Jean-Paul Daoust and Raymond Viger will kick off the event. Our dean […] See more

A Modern Wake

01/30/2023 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger Originally, the funeral wake was a strongly religious tradition. Watching over the remains allowed the deceased to depart their physical envelope with the positive thoughts of their loved ones in tow. But over time, this relationship with the church has lost its […] See more

Café Graffiti : 25 Years of Involvement

01/19/2023 Raymond Viger 1

A year of celebration and change. The Café Graffiti celebrates its quarter century while the Journal de la Rue celebrates its 30th birthday. The adventure began with the Journal de la Rue, the first French-speaking street newspaper in the world. It was followed in 1993 […] See more

A Rescue Line

01/04/2022 Raymond Viger 0

Self-Expression Through the Arts The young person on the precipice of suicide is isolated, alone, focused on the self. Communicating with the outside world is difficult. At our community drop-in centre, we’ve created a milieu in which we can accommodate young people. They are given […] See more

The Rage of a Nice Guy

09/05/2021 Raymond Viger 0

I’ve already shared with you all about my learning disabilities, including my dyslexia. Given different comments I received on those essays, an internet reader sent me the following request: Talk about people who are too nice and who live through the hell of being too […] See more