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Remembering Jack Layton and the New Orange Tsunami

Posted August 23, 2015 by Simon

It’s hard to believe that it’s now been four years since Jack Layton died, and the hopes of so many turned to sadness.

And yesterday evening, when I returned from the island to the ferry dock named after him, I paused for a moment before this statue in my neighbourhood.

I didn’t stay long because I pass the statue almost every day. Anything I had to say I said long ago. Like thank you, or how cruel life can be.

But I did stay long enough to think that wherever that happy warrior’s spirit roams, it must be singing. 

Because the orange wave he created in Quebec, is now becoming an orange tsunami. 
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Figues fraîches à la poudre de thé des bois

Posted August 8, 2015 by Martine Gingras

Vous cherchez une petite idée rapide pour compléter une table de bouchées servies à l’apéro? Pareil pour nous, l’autre soir, alors qu’on attendait les parents d’une petite amie de mes filles, qui arriveraient d’une minute à l’autre.

Des figues … Suite

Cet article Figues fraîches à la poudre de thé des bois est apparu en premier sur Banlieusardises.

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Allan's Perspective

The French are at it again!

Posted April 14, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: Your long suffering reporter fervently believes in that old axiom, “The French are the best second raters in the world” and this article does nothing to dispel that belief! A Montreal man is criticizing Quebec language laws after a clerk at a local Toys “R” Us told him he was wasn’t allowed to purchase […]

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Quebec Moves Forward With Plan To Ban IVF For Women Over 42

Posted December 9, 2014 by Anonymous

A new Quebec bill is causing quite the stir with it’s plan to ban in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for women over 42. According to CTV, if Bill 20 passes, it would make it illegal for women over 42 to undergo IVF even […]

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