There is currently a jam every Thursday night at 7 at Cafe le 5e on Wellington street in Verdun. Jazz is the point of departure but people are invited to join and play whatever style they feel most comfortable playing. It is a great way to spend some time chilling withContinue reading
To the average person it might look like scientists operate in an ivory tower away from reality, which, can make engaging in scientific issues intimidating. To bridge this gap engaged citizens and scientists have launched themselves into the “citizen science” way of doing things. Basically what that means is thatContinue reading
The first rule of focus groups or research groups is quite simply this. If you say yes to one, then you shall forever be on the call list of every research company that has ever existed. And they do call quite often. Extrapolating from the frequency that IContinue reading
Addressing the Parliament of Canada after becoming an honorary Canadian citizen, Malala Yousafzai urged Canadians to “continue to open your homes and your hearts to the world’s most defenceless children and families.” The post New Honorary Canadian Citizen Malala Yousafzai’s Speech To The Parliament Of Canada appeared first on TheContinue reading
Don’t like it, change it. These are the tools to do it. Filed under: Culture, Politics Tagged: Change, Corporate Power, Dark Times, Howard Zinn, PeopleContinue reading
Last week, Norwegian King Harald V gave one of the most powerful speeches ever heard in support of racial diversity, refugees, religious tolerance and LGBT rights.
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Despite the constant rain, which I was actually enjoying very much after an intense heat wave, there were events all over the city and I caught a few. West Verdun, […]Continue reading
David Korten argues that the current wave of opposition to profit-oriented trade agreements will force future deals to prioritize people, not transnational corporations.
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Friday evening was a celebration of a wonderful project started over a year ago by the Comité d’action des citoyennes et citoyens de Verdun (CACV). The basic idea is to […]Continue reading
Former Ontario NDP leader Stephen Lewis sharply criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on key Canadian policy issues during an electrifying address to the New Democrats’ 2016 convention in Edmonton.
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Super cold weekend after what has so far been a very mild winter makes the participants of this year’s Polar Bear Plunge seem all the more insane, or, in some […]Continue reading
At 5pm you can see it is still light out and that has always been a liberating experience for me, that first day of the 9-5 drudgery where you walk […]Continue reading
Influential feminist Alice Duer Miller’s question “Are Women People?” still rings true after 100 years, writes Mary Chapman, a professor of English at the University of British Columbia.
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Former prime minister Brian Mulroney just received the Supreme Companion of Oliver Reginald Tambo, South Africa’s highest award to a foreign national. Other recipients of the honour include Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., former Brazilian President Luis…Continue reading
According to a new Forum Research poll, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is “just not ready” to replace Stephen Harper as Canada’s next prime minister. The post Trudeau is “just not ready” to be Canada’s next prime minister: Poll appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
Acting on the understanding that we’re part of nature, and caring for the environment, makes people healthier and happier, argues world-renowned Canadian scientist, broadcaster, activist and author, David Suzuki. The post David Suzuki: A healthy environment nurtures healthy people appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
Canadians’ ever-increasing hunger for changer from the dictatorial Stephen Harper regime would make the late NDP leader Jack Layton proud. The post Jack Layton would be proud of Canadians’ growing hunger for change appeared first on The Canadian Progressive.Continue reading
Weather was better, nice group of people, and the hilarious comedian, Fred Dube! Quebecers protesting austerity continues every Thursday night at 7.Continue reading
I had never heard of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo prior to the assault on it’s staff. From what I have come to understand it produces cartoons that normally would be considered quite offensive to anyone associated with whatever it is currently satirizing. That’s what satirists do, they mockContinue reading
Some images from the sidewalk sale in Verdun that took place from Thursday to Sunday last week.Continue reading