When a tree is shaken by the violence of the winds and its life seems threatened, it takes refuge in its roots,” Father Gosselin told the crowded Saint-François-Xavier du Bassin Church during Friday’s funeral service.
“That’s what we’ve been living in our family and in our community for the past week: We all have the reflex to go home … to nourish ourselves from the comfort that comes from being together — as if to save our lives with love.”
That love is tangible on the islands as the tight-knit community mourns alongside the Lapierre family.
From above, the wind-buffeted Magdalen Islands seem isolated where they sit, alone in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, but in the island community no one is left to face tragedy alone.
That’s why the day of the funeral service for six members of the Lapierre family is a day of mourning for all islanders.
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An excerpt from an article in the Huffington Post follows:
Here’s a message to anyone who yells out “f**k her right in the p***y” on camera: journalists are not putting up with you anymore.
CBC Montreal reporter Jaela Bernstien was conducting an interview on a street when out of frame, some male voices could be heard heckling and yelling the vulgar phrase that often targets female TV journalists.
Bernstien then confronted the men, in a video she posted to her Facebook account.
*Warning: Graphic language*