Zooming into World Issues

First Prize for World Press Photo Competition Focuses on Refugee Crisis, Exhibited in Montreal Article published in The Link:  https://thelinknewspaper.ca/ On the border of Serbia and Hungary one August night last year, a Syrian man passed a baby underneath a barbed wire fence as they journeyed to find refuge in Europe. This was the moment… Continue reading Zooming into World Issues

Ateliers d’education populaire du Plateau

Dans la rue Drolet, majoritairement résidentielle, à quelques pas du métro Mont-Royal, les « Ateliers d’Education Populaire du Plateau » pourraient paraître comme un bâtiment de briques grises avec une porte en métal mais l’intérieur est aussi chaleureux que le soleil orange de leurs logos. De l’air chaud circule à l’intérieur du couloir qui est bordé de… Continue reading Ateliers d’education populaire du Plateau

Why are there so few women in engineering?

         In 10 years, Aliéonor Lougerstay sees herself working in Silicon Valley as an engineer, inventing computers that people will be able to control with their thoughts. Maria Fernanda Gonzalez wants to be an aerospace engineer, designing and improving airplane parts or working in robotics designing mechanisms for the differently-abled. But for… Continue reading Why are there so few women in engineering?

Montreal’s view of the Paris attacks

Neither the rain, nor the cold were able to extinguish the candles Montrealers held in their hands in front of the French Consulate of Montreal in the wake of yesterday’s Paris terror attacks. Individuals were brought together by a spontaneous event announced on Facebook, three hours after the bombings and shootings. Henri Stanislas Deschamps, a… Continue reading Montreal’s view of the Paris attacks