MSCM Volunteers Travel to Port Cartier

Port Cartier Maximum Security Institution:
Town of Port Cartier, QC: population ~ 5,600
Driving distance from Montreal 847 km
Opened 1988, capacity 237

For the second time in its 15 year history, MSCM volunteers travelled to Port Cartier to visit with one of the most isolated prison populations in Canada…

12 Mar 3:29 AM 0 Read More...

Public Safety Threatened by Harper Government Decision

The Correctional Services of Canada (CSC) recently informed all 18 Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) projects in Canada that their contracts will be terminated at the end of March 2014. The Correctional Service of Canada says it does not have for April 1st 2014 the $650,000 budget to…

05 Mar 10:37 PM 0 Read More...

Evolution vs. Creationism by Mark

On March 4, 2014 new volunteer Mark gave his first presentation at Open Door, a controversial contrast of Evolutionary Science and Young Earth Creationism. Attendees will forever envision a bridge of kangaroos hopping from the Middle East to Australia; non-attendees will wonder what that sentence means!

Mark left us…

05 Mar 11:29 PM 0 Read More...

Dragonbridge at Open Door

On February 25, Peter Loorits of Dragonbridge Corporation followed up his acclaimed 2010 appearance at Open Door and intrigued everyone with his “Doing Business in China” quiz. We started by looking at correct and incorrect ways to give gifts in China (What colour of wrapping paper is best? Are any…

05 Mar 11:45 PM 0 Read More...

Jamie Klinger - JOATU: Jack of all Trades Universe

On February 18, Open Door welcomed Jamie Klinger, the founder of an exchange forum, JOATU: the Jack of all Trades Universe.  JOATU is two things:

JOATU is a web application that allows you to offer all of the things you want including services & products to sell, give or loan…

19 Feb 11:39 PM 0 Read More...