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For the second time in seven months, I’m sitting here in front of my screen, downhearted, thinking, “REALLY, Quebec City? REALLY?” Reports of “a left-wing protest” that disrupted traffic and sent flares, glass bottles, chairs and ink bombs flying through a … Continue reading

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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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Photo of the….

Back in Montreal and completely exhausted from a night of attempting to sleep in a train seat that was screwed to a wall. I’m not much of a photo poster, but I took this in Ste-Anne-des-Monts in the Gaspé. That’s … Continue reading

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Québec, explained…or not

Checking in from a train somewhere in Nova Scotia, to relate a funny conversation I had in a youth hostel in Ste-Anne-des-Monts in Gaspésie (rural northeastern Quebec) with a young, bilingual Montreal Anglo photographer who had been in my rideshare, … Continue reading

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In Chicoutimi (Catchup blog 4 of 4)

A few weeks ago, I was in Saguenay working on a couple of stories. Sitting in the ruins of the old Pulperie on a sunny day, I wrote this little reflection on my upcoming immigration limbo:   In Chicoutimi on … Continue reading

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When the letters stopped (catchup blog 2 of 4)

Despite all of the blood, sweat and tears in Winnipeg, I did meet some people who I liked and respected deeply. One person in particular, who I knew from work (I’ll call him Bruno) left an impression on me. We … Continue reading

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The Vulture Paradox (catchup blog 1 of 3)

On the one hand, I’m very surprised that I haven’t written in these pages since Bremen. On the other hand, I’m not. I came back from the Aquarius at the very end of July of last year (can’t believe it … Continue reading

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