Willie Nelson
06Jun

Montreal’s Folk Fest celebrates its 10-year...

If you've never been to the Folk Fest, you're missing out. It's one of the most chill summer events a city...

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A man carries the body of a dead child, after what rescue workers described as a suspected gas attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in rebel-held Idlib, Syria April 4, 2017. (Photo: Ammar Abdullah/Reuters)
06Apr

Syrian Conflict Leaves Us With Nothing, But Hope

With every horrible image, the Syrian conflict encapsulates our powerlessness and impotence. What are we left...

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FMA final pic
19Jul

How Joe Piazza sold himself on success

“On January 4, I woke up, put on a suit, (even though I was working out of a second bedroom in my condo,...

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Two-time Olympic paddler Tamas Buday Jr. taking in a practice run with his SUP board in Hudson. (Photo credit: Mony Sy)
14Jul

Greater Montreal Outrigger Challenge to make a splash in...

Not only is the GMOC event a unique opportunity to see surf-skis, outriggers, and increasingly popular SUPs,...

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Gulf Spill
18May

Lost in the Spectacle? Another Oil Spill and We Barely...

Another oil spill and we barely noticed. Can shifting our attention away from the lower points of pop culture...

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07Dec

Police Gun Down Another Victim, This Time Outside My Door

There is, at this point, a numbness. An urge to just change the channel and turn permanently away from this...

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09Nov

Five tips for being an effective ally

Five quick tips on how to be an effective ally by vlogger Franchesca Ramsey.

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05Oct

“You Grow Up Wanting to be Luke Skywalker, Then...

"So you fight. You kill. Watch friends die. Its usually quick, almost never quiet, but for the rest of your...

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02Oct

8 billion litres of sewer sh*t coming right up, Montreal

I spoke to Professor Sarah Dorner, who is an expert on source water protection issues and water quality about...

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09Sep

Why Syrians are risking everything, in 9 devastating...

This is what life is really like in Syria. Keep looking.

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Delegates from West Virginia hold signs supporting coal on the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 19, 2016.  REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein
12Sep

Climate Change: Villains, Victims and Justice

Weather disasters like hurricanes are made more severe by climate change. When one proves themselves...

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18Jul

No French songs in Canadian CD set is absolutely proof...

There are plenty of examples of Quebec being mistreated by Canada, and I like to believe that I'm quick to...

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Marc Demers, Mayor of Laval
06Apr

When fighting domestic violence against women doesn’t...

Passing a motion in support of female victims of domestic violence shouldn’t be controversial and refusing...

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Bombardier
04Apr

Bombardier execs should slash their bonuses – not...

There is something extremely distasteful about seeing those exorbitant salaries and bonuses of Bombardier’s...

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Scott Eisen - Getty Images - AFP
30Jan

History Repeated: Trump, the Holocaust, and our New Rules

Apparently we've entered a time of simple words said loudly, of evocation of base emotions. How does one...

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06Nov

Strange Days: A Canadian in TrumpLand

Donald Trump for President? Only in America. A Canadian tries to get his head around the impossible.

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Immigrants at Ellis Island. (credit: searlecanada.org)
11Oct

Nobel Prize winners or not, immigrants have always given...

Immigration is not a benevolent and magnanimous service, it’s not charity bestowed upon inferior foreigners...

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31Aug

Colin Kaepernick and Dissent in America

What is the truer measure of a patriot? One who will gloss over their nation’s ills and pay it obligatory...

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Reveurs definitfs
19Jul

Rêveurs définitifs is pure magic

If you want to experience something hauntingly poetic and magical, something out of the ordinary; if you want...

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13Jul

The Just For Laughs shows you need to see

Here are my personal bets for JFL and who I'm most looking forward to watching this year! And, as always,...

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Willie Nelson
06Jun

Montreal’s Folk Fest celebrates its 10-year...

If you've never been to the Folk Fest, you're missing out. It's one of the most chill summer events a city...

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Fringe
31May

Time to get your Fringe on, Montreal!

The Fringe Festival is quirky, unpredictable, original, imaginative, free-spirited, funny, titillating,...

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Cameroonian author Imbolo Mbue, is being honoured with The Blue Metropolis Words to Change Prize ($5,000 to an author whose work upholds the values of intercultural understanding and social inclusion) for her debut novel Behold the Dreamers.
24Apr

Women front and centre at this year’s Blue...

Its series Women & Words highlights women authors who continue to be under-represented and under-valued. As...

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Clybourne Park
11Apr

Of Property Values and Prejudice

Clybourne Park is a two-act play about racism and the politics of race, but also about integration, social...

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Last Night at the Gayety
26Apr

Last Night at the Gayety an entertaining look back at...

Last Night at the Gayety is also about breaking free of conventions and surroundings, religious moralizing,...

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Photo Credit: Cat Around Films
19Apr

The Empty Yellers: ‘Our identity isn’t based...

"My mom can't resist suggesting I go back to school every week or so, but she loves the music enough to...

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