Parents, Teachers and Sex

11/15/2021 Raymond Viger 0

In 2005, the Quebec education ministry shut down sex ed in Quebec classrooms. But in December 2017, the wind direction changed. La Fédération des comités de parents du Québec (The Quebec Federation of Parents’ Committees) hailed the return of sex ed to Québec classrooms as […] See more

When the #Joke Goes Too Far

08/03/2021 The Social Eyes 0

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, but they raise important ethical […] See more

Love What You Study

10/09/2020 The Social Eyes 0

Some students have very bad experiences when it comes to their studies: stress, anxiety, depression… The list of their problems is long. But others appreciate this period of their lives, despite the stress it can provoke. By Charlotte Robec Numerous factors enter into play when […] See more

Students in Distress (Part II)

08/16/2019 The Social Eyes 0

Stress, anxiety, depression… The life of a student isn’t all rest and relaxation. Their mental health can be precarious. It’s a phenomenon that worries professors and doctors more and more. It’s talked about a lot in universities, and elsewhere. By Charlotte Robec Camille, 18, is […] See more

Suicide and the Young Outcast

04/04/2018 Raymond Viger 4

People from different schools of thought within the suicide prevention community have various methods of operating, but we all agree on one thing: young people contemplating suicide don’t use suicide hotlines. They usually don’t reach out beyond their peer group at all. Amongst the young, […] See more

How Rimbaud Saved my Life (Part II)

03/16/2018 The Social Eyes 0

For those who couldn’t be there, here is part of the text of a speech I made on September 1st, 2017, during a giant Kiss-In, part of the Fête Arc-en-ciel de Québec (Rainbow Québec festival) in front of the Palais Montcalm concert hall, Place d’Youville […] See more

From Farm to School: B.C.’s Example

05/13/2016 The Social Eyes 0

A kid who eats better learns more. So why not bring farm-fresh food to school cafeterias? That’s what Joanne Bays is doing in British Columbia. Not too long ago, Québec’s Équiterre organization invited her to share her experiences with those who’d like to see the […] See more