A full house of some 37 participants attended Open Door on Tuesday 12 November and were treated to a presentation by Floris, the President of the Sierra Club of Quebec, who outlined the purpose of the volunteer driven Club and answered many questions about their activities and modus operandus.
On September 11, 2013, MSCM celebrated the 12th Anniversary of their flagship program Open Door!
Over the years, members have come and gone successfully reintegrating back into the community while continuing their connection to MSCM.
Volunteers have also come and gone, although many have remained in touch while spreading their…
A Visitor From Nairobi, Kenya
Washington came to Montreal on a brief four month stint for work from Nairobi, Kenya. He was invited by a colleague to come and check out Open Door. He came and never left.
During his four months in Montreal, Washington was a faithful participant in…
The 2013 International Prison Justice Day activities included a presentation under a blue sky in Lafontaine Park by Jean-Claude Bernheim, Lecturer at Laval University and recipient of the 2012 Ed McIsaac Human Rights in Corrections Award. Mr. Bernheim made some interesting points:
Regarding fear and safety in Canada today…
Thanks to Pam Dillion
Friends are made
New bonds are formed
When you walk through the open door
Young and old we come
From everywhere under the sun
From every experience of life
Our paths intersecting
Our truths reinforcing
Our words encouraging
The mystery of our lives related