It’s been a few months since we’ve been able to have a drink and check out a band with others in public. It’s been considerably longer since we’ve been able to do that at the Jailhouse Rock Café. The now-legendary Montreal music venues closed its cell door at 30 Mont-Royal Ouest for the last time […]

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh came to the House of Commons Wednesday intending to get unanimous consent on a motion calling out systemic racism in the RCMP. He was forced to leave early because apparently calling out racism in other house members violates parliamentary decorum. The motion calls on the House to recognize that systemic racism […]

Protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue as thousands gathered at Place Emilie Gamelin last Sunday. Protestors spent their sunny afternoon marching peacefully in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, reignited by the death of African American man George Floyd, who died in police custody for a harmless infraction on May 25 after […]

2020 came in without much fanfare for me. This despite a friend and I planning all the things we would do to bring in the New Year. The days and weeks leading up to it we had planned to do everything from going to fancy bars, fancy dinners, clubs, you name it. However on New […]

Last Sunday, approximately 10 000 people took to the streets of Montreal demanding justice for George Floyd and all the other victims of racist police violence. This Sunday there’s another local protest against police brutality. Before we go any further, I’d like to address what I knew every newscast would lead with the following day […]