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The Free Hugs Squad

“Happiness, love and peace”: Olivier Blais gives free hugs to bystanders in Montreal’s streets. He says he’s been devoting fifteen hours a week to “his mission” since 2012.     “I asked myself a question: Oli, what do you have to... >>
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Winter is Coming

Bystanders struggling to get inside the Metro Station. Like a doorkeeper, James calls out almost whispering : « Spare some change ? » His gravelly voice remains inaudible. This year’s first snowstorm will drop on Montreal. With his makeshift... >>