July 18, 2012

Gas prices in Quebec

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This is probably just another rant, one of thousands around about gas prices, and how outrageous they are, if that is what you guessed, then you are right, but there is a twist.  Last weekend, we went on a quick road trip to Ottawa ( from Montreal ) to visit some family.  That isn’t the […]

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March 21, 2012

Student strike in Montreal

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As many of you are aware, there have been massive protests with regards to students protesting the cost of an education in Quebec. Quebec has the lowest tuitions fees in all of Canada, about 1/3 of the costs in Ontario. Let me get the simple things out of the way first. Am I for a […]

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December 20, 2011

Randy Cunneyworth: The Habs new head coach

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First, I would like to say congrats to Randy.  First, for being promoted to head coach for the Montreal Canadians, and second for having the guts to take over as head coach for the Montreal Canadians.  Unlike most hockey fans in Montreal, I have nothing against Jacques Martin.  As far as I am concerned, he […]

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December 12, 2011

Quebec’s broken justice system

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This week-end I almost feel over with the news that i received.  the reason for my reaction, was the complete and utter disgrace that our justice system has turned into.  I will explain to the best of my ability the situation, and let you be the judge. A good friend of the family called my […]

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October 18, 2011

En ville sans voiture

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OK, this post was meant to go out a couple weeks ago, but with some things came up, so its a little out of context, but I needed to get this out anyways. I’m an avid supported of public transportation, yes it can definitely improve, but I still take it everyday of the week, and […]

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August 3, 2011

Montreal is falling apart

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I am proud to call myself a Canadian, and proud to be from Montreal ( but don’t tell anyone. ).  In the past couple of years, we have seen our proud and wonderful city begin to fall into ruin.  From overpasses falling down on the highway, to trains falling over on bridges to bridges being […]

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July 21, 2011

Spam

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Most, if not all of you at some point have received your fair share of spam, and i don’t mean the meat.  Now spam comes in multiple formats and delivery methods.  You’ve got your get cheap drugs spam, dietary supplement spam, pornographic spam, the “enlarge/increase ….” spam.  Something for everyone. With the popularity of social media, […]

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June 27, 2011

Canada Post and CUPW

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Ok, I’m not necessarily going to pick specifically on Canada Post or their union, just unions in general. Unlike most people in the IT profession, I’ve had the “pleasure” of working for a union before.  Not in IT, but during one of those character building summer jobs, in a steel mill.  During my time there […]

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