WATCHING THE PROVINCIAL ELECTION PLAY OUT…
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WATCHING THE PROVINCIAL ELECTION PLAY OUT…

With a few weeks left for the political contestants vying for the title of Quebec premier to make their point to put a stranglehold on the premiership for the...

THE CURRENCY OF POLITICAL LANGUAGE
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THE CURRENCY OF POLITICAL LANGUAGE

Not long after assuming the helm as premier of the province of Quebec, following Francois Legault in one of his many press conferences made a point of reaching out...

The Currency Of Language
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The Currency Of Language

The more I think of the political issues on Quebec’s 2022 electoral dining table, which at first ear-shot is a serving of the usual sociopolitical and mental edibles —...

WHAT A RELIEF
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WHAT A RELIEF

What a relief it was for me when the train began to gradually pull out of Central Station in downtown Montreal a few weeks ago. I was taking a...

IT’S SUMMER… COVID-19 POSITIVE AND LIVING…?
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IT’S SUMMER… COVID-19 POSITIVE AND LIVING…?

Summertime An’ the livin’s easy…” Billy Stewart sang a few decades ago. I don’t know, or even remember, his cause of death, but Billy died long before the coming...

National Indigenous Peoples Day
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National Indigenous Peoples Day

According to the calendar, almanac or whatever you use to gauge sea-sons and dates, summer is on. The best season of the year you say? It’s all personal and...

BALL OF CONFUSION…?
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BALL OF CONFUSION…?

… There I was at the beginning of this week sitting in front of the computer listening to talk radio, at the same time thinking and hoping to extract...

FUTURE BIRTH OF THE NEW QUEBEC NATION?
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FUTURE BIRTH OF THE NEW QUEBEC NATION?

At a 46 percent approval rating in the political polls, the premier of Quebec, leader of the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) party and Francois Legault, currently gestating thoughts of...

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: LAND OF THE FREE…
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: LAND OF THE FREE…

Continuing Europe’s colonial history’s unfinished business… When will white people reach, satisfy, their racial blood lust quota of Black lives extraction/extracting? Which is all I could think of the...

LAWS BILLS: CAQ AND THE P.Q. 2.0
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LAWS BILLS: CAQ AND THE P.Q. 2.0

Parti Quebecois governments led by former charismatic political leader of the decades of the 1970s, René Lévesque was almost the norm. The party and issues of the day, primarily...