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A Short Walk In Downtown Montréal

December 19, 2012

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12:30 Pm | Thursday December 13, 2012, Montréal, Québec.

A five hour train ride brought me to the centre of Montréal for a meeting with colleagues on wiki collaboration. It was a sunny and cold autumn day, perfect for a short walk to take notice of the joie de vivre atmosphere of this beautiful city.

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4:30 Pm | Thursday December 13, 2012, Montréal, Québec.

A short walk back to the train station ending my day in Montréal.20121206_161507

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Democratic Expression – Québec Students Protest (Photos)

August 28, 2012

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    Montréal – August 22, 2012: After I finished meeting with my colleagues at a conference, I was walking back to find a quiet place where I could prep for a Wiki Collaboration workshop I was scheduled to deliver the next day.
    As I turned a corner in downtown Montréal I ran into students engaged in what appeared to be a playful protest.
    Unlike the many other student riots in Montréal since the tuition hikes were announced, this one was a peaceful demonstration – yet beneath the surface I sensed the students had no regard for elected governments and by taking to the streets they would bring about change.


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