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It’s that time of the year again!

It’s time for a year in review post! For me, especially compared to the last three years, it’s been a relatively bloody boring year (this blog started as a travel blog, remember). I got back from Haiti just in time … Continue reading

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Last Night

Ding dong, the Charte is dead, which old Charte, the wicked Charte, ding dong the wicked Charte is dead… If you are living in Quebec, you would have to be living under a rock not to know what happened during … Continue reading

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2013 in review: Looking back

A month or so ago, one of my Laval colleagues wrote in a forum, “I looooooooooove December for the news summaries!”  I’m glad I’m not the only one.  Before getting cracking on New Year’s resolutions, catch-up Haiti blogs and slightly … Continue reading

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Planète télé – Émission 1

La première émission de Planète est enfin en ligne! La deuxième suivra sous peu. Restez à l’affût des dernières nouvelles!

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Dear Madame Marois (Diversity Trilogy annex)

Originally posted on The Undefended Border:
Dear Madame Marois: Allow me to begin by apologizing for writing in English. (This letter is now available in a French translation at HuffPost Québec.) I know that you speak and read English very…

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Why the Charter won’t help (diversity trilogy 3 of 3)

The essence of my opinion on the divisive Charte des Valeurs. I wrote this editorial for a community newspaper at the request of one editor, but she was overruled by an editor higher up in the food chain who did … Continue reading

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The Cake Example (diversity trilogy 2 of 3)

When I went to cover the above-menioned “cultural diversity festival”, my editor accepted the proposal with the words, “Poromoting mulitculturalism. Sounds like fun.” Not quite. There are two different ways of looking at the ideal position of cultural diversity in … Continue reading

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