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Calling out Beekeepers

Beekeeping Collective

The Santropol Roulant Beekeeping Collective is seeking new members. Following a wonderful and wonderfully abundant 2012 season, (66 kg of honey harvested !!!), we’re buzzin’ with excitement for 2013 and looking for 8 new members who are keen to meet weekly from about April through to October. Click here to learn more or email Noémie. Note that the deadline for applications is …


Gala Rouge: A night to remember

Events, Food, Fundraising

Photo by Julian Novales-Flamarique

On Friday February 15th, we held our annual fundraising gala. Such events can be challenging; our work is about community, but we need financial resources to keep us going. If a fundraiser puts too much accent on raising funds, then we might forget why we are there in the first place! So it is with this in mind that we …

Teleconference from Geneva – The Right to Food

Communications, Events, Food, Statistics

ERRATUM – We have just realized that the start time was set to 12:30 on the website. Please note that the event starts at noon. Apologies for any inconveniences. Mark your calendars for a live video-cast all the way from Geneva, Switzerland! Back in early May of 2012, along with other civil society organizations, the Roulant had the pleasure of speaking …


Gala Rouge

Events, Fundraising

Santropol Roulant’s annual gala will be bringing the heat on February 15th with a not-to-be-missed intimate concert at the Théatre Gesù. The Gala Rouge will take full advantage of this venue, rated as having the best acoustics in Montreal (link in French). Montreal Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster Andrew Wan, accompanied by colleagues from the MSO, will be performing Antonín Dvorák’s Sonatina in G major for Violin and Piano, Op. …


Calling All Candidates!

Events, Volunteering - Personal

Please note that the period to submit applications is done! Stay tuned to discover the profiles of our candidates At our Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 28th 2013, Santropol Roulant members (anyone who has been a client, volunteer, staff or donor within the past year) will elect its new Board of Directors. What is the Board of Directors? Santropol …

BM-who? BMO!


We would like to give a big shout out to our friends at the Bank of Montreal! What started with a simple mortgage renegotiation (okay, it wasn’t so simple) has lead to a multi-faceted relationship that continues to benefit the Roulant in many and often unexpected ways. From the get go they were amazing to work with as together we …

Fundraising Admin. – Job Posting

Job Postings

The application period for this position closed on February 11th. Thank you to all of those that applied! Check out the first opportunity of the year to join the happy and hard-working team at the Roulant, as Fundraising Administrator! This attractive part-time job allows the person in the position to learn a ton about fundraising in a community organization! Deadline …

A look back at the holidays

News, Stories

As lights are being taken down and trees carried to curbs, we’re turning our focus toward the exciting year ahead.  But before we step fully into 2013, we’d like to take a minute to revisit the wonderful holiday season that we just enjoyed at the Roulant. The festivities began with record-breaking attendance at our annual client holiday brunch in mid-December. …


Cheesemaking Workshop


Update: This workshop is sold out!  What an amazing turn out! Thanks for your interest and feedback. Please keep your eyes peeled for other cooking workshops coming up in 2013. Join us for an evening of cheesecraft at Santropol Roulant! We’ll be making fromage frais, paneer, fresh curds, and blue  cheese.  Learn about the theory and history of cheese, the politics of …

Whiskies of the World Tasting is back!


We’re happy to announce our first tasting of 2013! Together with our whisky-astute friends at Ouidram, we’ll take a journey through the international world of whisky. Informative, delicious and fun, through this event we’ll learn all about the art of whisky production, the effect of local landscapes on the taste and, finally, understand the difference between “whisky”, “whiskey”, “Scotch”, single …