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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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Razing Blue Bonnets – Demolition a go, no target date

by Joel Ceausu  The borough of CDN-NDG has taken the first step in the redevelopment of the old Blue Bonnets site, with council authorized demolition of existing buildings, the majority...
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May 1: Total Number of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the Montreal Area

UPDATE, May 1 2020, 1:30 pm: Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases: - Québec: 28 648 - Canada: 54,784 - US: 1.12M - Worldwide: 3.3M In Québec, to date, 28 648 confirmed cases of COVID‑19, including 2 022 deaths, have been reported. The...
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Montreal mourns the loss of beloved pastry chef Patrice Bernadel

Montreal has lost a beautifully creative soul as Les Délices de Patrice owner and chef, Patrice Bernadel, died by suicide over the weekend. The Montreal pastry chef was known...
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Beauty’s Luncheonette

Can you be a true Montreal-er if you don’t brunch on the weekends? Probably not, as brunch has become such a staple in so many of our weekend routines....
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Students and Teachers Test Positive for COVID-19

MONTREAL -- "Quebec's education department says a total of 41 students and teachers have tested positive for COVID-19 since elementary schools outside the Montreal area opened on May 11. A...
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Canadian Museum of History shoots, scores with a major league exhibition about hockey in...

From shinny on small ponds to all-star games in giant arenas, hockey in Canada is much more than a sport. It's a national and personal obsession that brings us...
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Foiegwa

A few summers ago, I travelled to Paris. Though the experience and the culture were beautiful one thing stood out the most was…. the “croque madame”. If your unfamiliar...
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Winter Events for Montreal’s 375th Birthday

By: Ericka Baron  Having the opportunity to visit many wonderful cities around the world, I am always happy to return home to Montreal.  I feel fortunate to live in such...
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PKD Foundation of Canada “Music Heals” Benefit Concert

On behalf of the PKD Foundation of Canada-Montreal Chapter, I'd like to announce our upcoming benefit concert "Music Heals".  This event will help raise awareness and needed funds for...