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Opinion

Ottawa’s Pipeline Risk

Like many, I chuckled when Alberta premier Rachel Notley announced earlier this year that her government would ban imports of British Columbia wine as part of a growing interprovincial dispute

Feature Life in Quebec Magazine

FEATURE: Cracking the Civil Code

This article first appeared in the June 2017 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per

Arts & Culture

Hadfield’s Canada: A 3-Hour Flyover of Science, Exploration, and Life

“Oh, you mean the astronaut who covered Bowie in space?” It’s hard to imagine that, of all the incredible things to have spiced his life so far, a music video

Arts & Culture Feature Life in Quebec Magazine

A flurry of punchlines with the Punch Club

This article first appeared in the March 2017 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per

Opinion

Hatred on the margins

Last summer, someone dropped off a bloody severed pig’s head in front of the Islamic Community Centre that was the scene of last night’s terror attack. Over the next weeks,

Opinion

5 reasons Kevin O’Leary doesn’t stand a chance

Speaking to a small crowd of 30 or so people in Ottawa earlier today, Canada’s long-running Trump-wannabe Kevin O’Leary had some fighting words against the current Canadian government as part

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Book Review: The Morning After by Chantal Hébert

This review first appeared in the September 2016 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per

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De nouvelles habitudes dans un ancien habit : être sœur en 2016

Cet article est d’abord paru dans l’édition de septembre 2016 de Life in Québec Magazine. Abonnez-vous ici. Par Farnell Morisset À première vue, le bureau de Sarah McDonald a tout ce

Opinion

Trump, populists, and the urban-rural divide

City folks, we need to talk. Like very many people, Trump’s election first came to me as a shock.  Like many I’ve been forced to have a long and hard

Opinion

The American Nightmare

As of writing, the best projections show that the impossible has happened.  Billionnaire-populist Donald Trump has won the United States Presidency.  What was once a punchline now feels more like

Life in Quebec Magazine

A modern take on a good habit: The life of a sister in 2016

This article first appeared in the September 2016 issue of Life in Québec Magazine. Life in Quebec Magazine is a lifestyle publication covering Quebec and is published 4 times per

Opinion

Discussing sexual assault in 2016

Yesterday, a new story was born in the wake of the wave of sexual assaults at Université Laval. Alice Paquet, determined not to stay silent in the wave of support

Opinion

Reading government debt

The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) released a statement yesterday alarming us all to the fact that around 7PM today, Québec’s public debt surpassed $280 billion dollars.  As if that figure wasn’t

Events

TEDxQuébec expands to Palais Montcalm

This year’s TEDxQuébec speakers and organisers.  Photo credit: Daniel Lévesque If you’re a late-night Wikipedia browser or the type to look up Netflix documentaries on a rainy Saturday, you’ve probably