The protest called by the ASSE started at Victoria Square with people of all background gathering. I mean from firefighters to high school kids. They came from all over as well, not just Montreal, by the bus load. The protest left on St-Jacques westbound, turned right on University/Rober-Bourassa up to Sherbrooke, eastbound to Berri and […]
On Sunday, January 18, around 300 people gathered in Place Émilie-Gamelin, in remembrance of the thousands of people murdered by Boko Haram, a militant insurgent group active in Nigeria. Active since 2002, the group has killed nearly 10,000 people in 2014, and has caused nearly 1,5 million people to escape from their homes. Boko Haram came […]
On Sunday, January 11, thousands of people marched the streets of Montreal, to protest and remember the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris, France. More than 3,000 people walked the streets of Montreal in silence that afternoon. I’ve been to a few Police and Firefighter funerals and it was the same atmosphere minus the pipes and […]
Je suis Charlie… And have been for a while. Not too many people know this, but I used to be a cartoonist. The work never amounted to anything and I moved on to photography. I started when I was 12, inspired by Asterix and Tintin like everybody else. But later in my teens I started […]
The Montreal Zombie Walk of 2014 took place last Saturday, on October 25. It was the fourth time thousands of people gathered in Montreal to revel in the hivemind of undeath. For more information, check out the Montreal Zombie Walk website here. Click on the picture above to open the gallery.
Thousands of Montrealers braved the rains yesterday to speak up about climate change. This was one of many demonstrations held around the world leading up to UN Secretary General Ban-ki Moon’s World Climate Summit to be held in New York City. FTB’s Gerry Lauzon was at the Montreal march and brings us these pictures (CLICK […]
The 2014 edition of Otakuthon, Montreal’s annual anime convention, took place last weekend. FTB’s Gerry Lauzon was there with his camera and brings us a look at some of the best costumes and most interesting scenes both inside the Palais des congres and outside in the streets of Montreal’s Chinatown. Click on the first image […]