Category: citizen media


Citizen Media Rendez-Vous Montréal 2nd Edition

[Montréal, Québec, Canada 24°C] CitizenShift, Parole citoyenne, the Institut du nouveau monde (INM), Media@McGill, Alternatives and Communautique invite bloggers, engaged filmmakers, photographers, citizen journalists, media experts, independent media practitioners and others to the 2nd Citizen Media Rendez-Vous on Monday, August  23, 2010 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. This international event begins at 8:30 am and runs until 6:00 pm, with networking sessions, 2 panel discussions, a Cinema Politica Rendez-Vous screening room and a multimedia exhibit of posters from 40 years of social movements in Québec related to media. The event is open to the public and will provide...


Travel Health: Fourth and Final Visit for Vaccination Booster Shots (for a while)

[Montréal, Québec, Canada  26°C] This morning I cycled to the Clinique Santé-voyage for a fourth immunization visit. During my first visit on January 13 of this year, I received many vaccinations: polio, Tetanus/Diphtheria, Hepatitis A (first of two shots), Hepatitis B (first of three shots), typhoid Fever and I also a tuberculin skin test (I was unable to get the second one within the time frame, so will need to do it again if I want results). On January 20th, I returned for a Yellow Fever and Meningococcal Meningitis. A third visit was on February 10 for my only cholera...