The singer Paul McCartney will be performing in Mexico City next May 28. According to Bernard Bujold, McCartney should absolutely sings a song for the liberation of the French girl Florence Cassez who imprisoned in Mexico. Bernard suggested the idea to the Support Committee in which the Montreal violinist Sylvie Harvey is a member. To be continued...
vendredi 30 avril 2010
Bernard Bujold took opportunity of the 5th anniversary of the National Library of Quebec in Montreal to revisit the place. "At first I went there every week because of my friendship with Lise Bissonnette then I stopped due to lack of time. I prefer Indigo which is a library in itself and that is especially two streets from my home ... But the public library is still very interesting and I was very happy to go back. I will try to go there more often again! "
The Prime Minister of Canada celebrates today 51 years (April 30, 2010). Stephen Harper is Prime Minister since January 23, 2006 and Conservative leader since March 2004. Harper is married to Laureen Teskey and father of two children: Benjamin (1996) and Rachel (1999). Harper is of humble origins and for several years it is his wife Laureen (a designer of websites) which supported the couple financially. Despite a lack of charisma, Stephen Harper is a formidable politician and he managed to win the Conservative leadership to Belinda Stronach, who was supported by her father Frank, the rich businessman (Magna). Moreover, none of the other Canadian political parties can dislodge him ¸neither in popular polls, or in the electoral vote and Michael Ignatieff cannot surpass the efforts of Stephane Dion before him. An excellent biography of Harper was written by William Johnson:
mercredi 28 avril 2010
The Washington Capitals could not discover the secret of goaltender Jaroslav Halak from Les Canadiens and they lost 2-1 in the seventh game of the series playoff for the Stanley Cup.The next opponent of Les Canadiens and Halak will be the champion Sidney Crosby from Pittsburgh. The battle of two champions begins this Friday (April 30) and Sunday (May 1) in Pittsburgh and then to Montreal on Tuesday and Thursday (May 4 and 6). To be continued...
The Verizon Center in Washington is already in action for game 7 tonight Wednesday, April 28 at 7 pm between the Capitals and Montreal Canadiens. One team will come out winner in this series 4 of 7 playoff for the Stanley Cup and which is currently 3-3.
lundi 26 avril 2010
We can criticize Pope Benedict XVI but the prayer candles work! Dozens of Les Canadiens fans have been lighting candles at the Cathedral near the Bell Center and the Habs managed to defeat Washington. A miracle occurred and it was St. Anthony in person who kept the Canadians team's net...Victory 4 to 1 and a Game 7 in Washington on Wednesday.
The hockey game between Montreal Canadiens and the Washington Capitals is far from won for the Montreal team. Capitals palyers arrived in Montreal Sunday night for tonight's game (Monday April 26) and rumor has it that players of Washington were gone to bed by 7 pm last night... To be continued tonight at the Bell Centre!
samedi 24 avril 2010
The hockey club Montreal Canadiens succeeded in defeating the Washington Capitals 2-1 last Friday night and force another game in Montreal Monday night. According to Réjean Tremblay (La Presse) this victory is due to transport problems by plane while the players in Washington have been detained at the airport because of fog! To be continued on Monday night ... The Capitals lead the series (4 of 7) 3-2.
vendredi 23 avril 2010
The film critic Minou Petrowski decided to support the cause of Florence Cassez. According to Minou, we must do everything to help this victim to be released from Mexican jail. Minou Petrowski is now removed from the movie reviews, but she was at the time one the journalists among the most respected and influentialits. Her autobiography "Prends-moi dans tes bras " would make an excellent movie ...
(Picture Minou Petrowski and the violonist Sylvie Harvey)
mercredi 21 avril 2010
Country singer Willie Nelson just released a new album "COUNTRY MUSIC". All country music lovers or Fans of the singer will want to listen to the album. According to Bernard Bujold: "It is one of his best!"
Learn to be a snob in 2010 is an art but there is IN and OUT lists of things to do or not do. Here is the list published by Le Figaro of Paris. Among the modes IN include notebooks, offer tomato plants rather than flowers and for lovers of food: eat luxury sardines...
lundi 19 avril 2010
If we were watching a fiction film, one could blame volcanic cloud on terrorism. The situation in Europe make remember the last Superman movie (2005). Control of nature by an individual (Lex Lutor) who manipulated oceans ... Truth is often stranger than fiction and the air situation in Europe is especially very dramatic, more than a movie fiction.
dimanche 18 avril 2010
Marguerite Blais (Minister of Seniors in Quebec) tries to defend the old people in front of Patrick Lagacé on Tele-Quebec. According to the Minister Blais the old age is not an end in itself and society must give old people an active role in daily life. Marguerite Blais is 59 years old ...
Bernard Bujold has tried the new MacBook Pro. The machine is extremely fast but what seduced Bernard is the most impressive energy and hospitality."Whenever I go to an Apple store I am always surprised by the energy and dynamism of vendors. It is far from Future Shop and companies ...
samedi 17 avril 2010
All citizens of Quebec seem unanimous in their desire to see their Prime Minister Jean Charest leave politics! But the fundamental question is: "They want to get rid of Charest but by who do they want to replace him?" Voters in Quebec always vote against somebody rather than for someone and that often give as result elected leaders that people do not really like but who were the only possible choice in the election. Electors in Quebec should change the cycle and vote for a leader in whom they trust and respect....
(Picture: Pauline Marois, Mario Dumont et Jean Charest)
The new book by Yann Martel recalls the American television series, Criminal Mind. Martel's book is explainiung the suffering of the Jewish people and the author uses the image of two animals to express the gratuitous violence of human to another. A well written book and it will reach the readers. The publisher hopes to make a bestseller since the stores have been targeted according to a aggressive marketing plan. There are up to 500 copies of the book in some Indigo and Chapter's Stotes in Montreal.
mardi 13 avril 2010
One of the major labour relations leader in the history of Quebec , Michel Chartrand, died at the age of 93 years. The man was very colorful in its language and greatly beloved by Quebecers. All testimony after his death confirm the popularity of this man.
The Prime Minister of Quebec Jean Charest is seriously accused of favoritism in the appointment of Judges in Quebec. Is he going to resign? It is the battle of Goliath (Charest) against David (his ex-Justice Minister Marc Bellemare). All observers agree that the charges are very serious and that if they are proven, there will be material to resignation and prosecution. To be continued ...
dimanche 11 avril 2010
A debate is going on between Nathalie Petrowski, Lise Bissonnette and Michelle Blanc about the blogs on the Internet and its significance. According to me, the three "fighters"are wrong and they do not understand their subject of Internet. I suggest they read the book of Tara Hunt "The Whuffie Factor" .The Internet is inevitable but it must be understood.
vendredi 9 avril 2010
The photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004) is the subject of a retrospective exhibition presented in New York at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).The exhibition runs until next June 28 and critics say it is an event worth history with respect to photography in general.
mercredi 7 avril 2010
lundi 5 avril 2010
The actress and Quebec television host Danielle Ouimet has just published her second book: Henry, Italy and me. The book tells the story of her travelling in Italy while recalling various memories and anecdotes about personalities she known like the painter Claude Theberge and pianist Helene Mercier. A very pleasant book to read during summer vacation approaching ...
dimanche 4 avril 2010
Montrealers have celebrated the Easter holiday 2010 as if they were in full summer season. The temperature exceeded 25C during the day of Saturday and many took the opportunity to invade terraces and make hiking under the urban sunshine of spring.
Long live the Easter Summer ...
Pope Benedict XVI has finally understood the situation that is his and what is his only option. In this sense, he copied the strategy of the Queen Elizabeth II: "Never complain, never explain!" The Pope did not mention anything about the sex scandals in his Easter message.
See story The New York Times
vendredi 2 avril 2010
The website Quebec89 survived for only 6 months. This news did not surprise the creator of LeStudio1.com (a similar site). According to Bernard Bujold:"No independent website can survive without the collaboration of convergence with a large media group. LeStudio1.com has understood that last year and we had to stop sending the weekly newsletter at the beginning of this year last January after 5 years of regular but fruitless efforts to make the project profitable.
jeudi 1 avril 2010
Miss X (LeStudio1.com) has discovered a clone of her while perfumes Givenchy has launched the fragrance EauDemoiselle. The model closely resembles to Miss X and even mascots of LeStudio1.com cannot believe the amazing resemblance between the model of perfume EauDemoiselle and Miss X. A mystery to be discovered!