Open Door

Happy 14th Birthday Open Door!

Today, 11 September 2015 is the 14th anniversary of Open Door…

11 Sep 7:09 PM 2 Read More...

Poetry Night at Open Door

Hello all,
Usually the topic of Open Door is secret but when we hope that you’ll bring something, secrecy goes out the window.
Tomorrow at Open Door is our annual poetry evening.
Please feel free to bring whatever poetry interests you: your own, poetry of others, children’s rhymes…

20 Apr 4:25 PM 0 Read More...

The Story of Mud

Amanda studies mud. She’s doing a Masters in Mud at McGill. For an hour she walked us through several hot spots in Canadian mud, including mud from the Alberta tar sands, nickel mines in Sudbury, mercury poisoned lakes in Manitoba, and declining salmon populations in BC. By pulling mud…

05 Mar 7:51 PM 0 Read More...

President of Montreal Black History Month Visits Open Door

Mike Farkas, President of Montreal Black History Month, painted an historical fresco of the black population in Montreal and in Little Burgundy in particular. The underground railroad, jazz clubs and thriving community centres were all pieces of a strong cultural mosaic that can be felt even today. Even if many…

05 Mar 7:40 PM 0 Read More...

2014 Open Door Christmas Party

The Open Door Christmas Party was a great success as usual.  Lots of folks came out to celebrate, bringing with them wonderful food and a festive spirit.
As is customary on this occasion, the Rev. Canon Peter Huish Award of Merit was presented to the outstanding individual or group who…

21 Dec 1:14 PM 0 Read More...