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“Mèsi anpil”

Je suis passée par un évènement très intéressant au Stade Olympique hier soir, avec des demandeurs d’asile. Il y avait un comptoir de nourriture et des animateurs et animatrices de jeux venant d’organismes locaux. Le coin “art” a attiré mon … Continue reading

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Not a Montreal Tanka

Not a Montreal Tanka There’s something larger-than-life about walking down a busy sidewalk between a beggar shaking a cup at the end of a jury-rigged fishing-rod like thing and a posh Italian restaurant with diners on the terrasse tasting tartare … Continue reading

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Loss, Part 2 of 3

2003: I find my mom’s favourite station on her car radio and hear a strange voice, almost a spoken-word voice, singing a poem in a minor key: “Suzanne takes you down to a place near the river, You can hear the … Continue reading

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Loss, part 1 of 3

It’s barely November and I know what this year’s theme is going to be…loss. The losses of David Bowie and Gene Wilder and Prince, sure, I mourned with my friends, in much the same way I mourned Brexit with my British … Continue reading

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The joys of being a minnow

For the longest time, I haven’t written in this space. First because I didn’t want to write over Belinda’s obituary, then because I wasn’t sure how to handle writing about my departure from Winnipeg. I avoided writing about Winnipeg at … Continue reading

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“Guide pratique pour les réfugiés à Montréal”

Il fallait que je partage ça, de La Presse d’hier (12 décembre). Ça m’a donné des frissons d’amour et de fierté pour mon beau Québec (et oui, il est possible d’être québécois(e)en plus d’autre chose. “Vous venez de débarquer à … Continue reading

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Words (bis)

Hi guys, I did not want this interview to get lost at the bottom of my very long initial “Words” post. So I’m putting this up in a separate post. You’ll remember, if you read “Words”, that my whole disability-labelling-soul-searching … Continue reading

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