A sad and alienating globalization

Today I am forgiven for thinking about the evolution of the world. For thirty years we have been talking about globalization all over the world, but especially in the west. The trend was not necessarily new, but it was accelerating: countries allowed themselves to be swallowed up by a global system that produced a homogeneous … Read more

Lyme disease: beware of ticks this summer

Lyme disease is transmitted to humans through the bite of a tick infected with Borrelia bacteria and does not appear to spare any region in Quebec. Estrie is more severely affected, as are the Outaouais and Montérégie regions, but ticks continue to spread. And with climate change, Dr. Amir Khadir, microbiologist and infectiologist at CHUM, … Read more

Visit to France | Simon Jolin-Barrette returns with possible solutions to improve the justice system

(Montreal) Minister Simon Jolin-Barrette’s diplomatic mission to France provided an opportunity not only to speak about the French language, but also about the improvements that should be made to the justice system. Posted at 12:48 p.m Clara Descurninges The Canadian Press “You have possible solutions in France regarding judicial delays,” Quebec’s justice minister said in … Read more

The Ghosts of Glen Villa | The press

In the former Abenaki Territory, bordering Lake Massawippi, in the Eastern Townships, there is now a lush garden with artwork and plant paintings where birds sing. But those who listen can still hear the whispers of those who once trod its soil… Posted yesterday at 12:00 p.m Texts: Isabelle Morin The press Photos: Martin Tremblay … Read more

The world’s largest showcase of mosaic culture opens in Quebec

The world’s largest mosaic culture exhibition officially opened its doors on Friday in Quebec City’s Bois-de-Coulonge Park. The day before, dignitaries including Mayor Bruno Marchand inaugurated the site, which is expected to accommodate 750,000 people by October. Under the theme Once upon a time… the earth, 200 works of art are presented in five paintings … Read more