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Free Pass to National Parks, National Marine Conservation Areas and National Historic Sites across...

To celebrate Canada's 150, Parks Canada is offering a free pass to Canada's parks. Order yours today and get out there and enjoy the beauty of our home and...
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Life of a Retail Store Employee during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the recent closure of all non-essential businesses, Quebecers are relying more than ever on the few stores that remain open. Select retail stores continue to operate in providing...
Clean the World soap organization

Saving Lives One Bar of Soap at a Time!

Ever wonder what happens to that unfinished bar of soap left behind in your hotel room? You would be surprised to know that it may be given a second...
Nicholas Johnson

Montrealer, Nicholas Johnson named valedictorian of Princeton University’s Class of 2020

Denise Valenti, Office of Communications - April 27, 2020 "Nicholas Johnson, an operations research and financial engineering concentrator from Montreal, has been named valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2020. Grace...
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Sugar Shacks in the West and Beyond

Cabane à Sucre Jean Renaud & Fils Classic sugar shack in a woodsy setting open seasonally for traditional hearty grub, try the maple syrup pie. Address: 1034 Boulevard Arthur-Sauvé, Saint-Eustache, QC...
The Hole Turks and Caicos

The Hole in Turks and Caicos

by Rhonda Massad Located in Long Bay in Providenciales this naturally formed massive limestone 40 foot Hole is on the list of things to see. People can be lowered down...
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Mr. Puffs to open on St. Jean in March

by Rhonda Massad I had heard rumors but future owner of the new Mr. Puffs location, Giulio Zavolta, confirmed this morning that come March, Puff fans will no longer have...
360° Observatory Deck

This great family outing is 185 meters above ground

The 360° Observatory Deck at the top of the Place Ville Marie building will give you a never before seen view of the city. Some of Montreal's best landmarks -...
Oistins Fish Fry a must while visiting Barbados

Oistins Fish Fry – Barbados

By Rhonda Massad Barbados is one of my favorite places to visit when looking for warmth in the chilly Montreal winter months.  Oistins is an active fishing town on the south coast...
Potcakes Turks and Caicos

Potcake pups become part of the Turks and Caicos vacation experience

Potcake Place is a dog rescue charity based in Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands. Thier mission is: "To reduce the number of homeless potcakes on the island" How it all started... As a...