April ice storm cost Hydro-Quebec $14 million due to damage, overtime

Some 316,000 residential customers in Montreal, Laval, the Laurentians and the Lanaudière region lost power during last April’s ice storm, costing the public utility about $14 million in overtime wages and repair expenditures. condo for rent montreal Powered by WPeMatico

Montreal could be doing more to create green spaces, report finds

Plans to protect major swath of land on the West Island are a step in the right direction, according to urban planners. condo for rent montreal Powered by WPeMatico

Quebec City’s new farmers’ market a hit with vendors and customers

Friday’s grand opening came on the heels of Thursday’s closure of the market in the city’s Old Port, and many residents of that neighbourhood worry le Grand Marché is robbing them of a vital part of their local economy. But … Continue reading

As Montreal families desperately hunt for affordable housing, advocates warn of looming crisis

Even though the City of Montreal unveiled a new bylaw to address the lack of affordable apartments for families earlier this week, housing advocates say the changes may not come in time for those who need places to live right … Continue reading

Montreal teacher has dream of meeting Oprah

When Valérie Kamel attends Oprah’s event in Montreal on Sunday, she’s hoping she’ll get to meet her hero. Her students are trying to make that happen. condo for rent montreal Powered by WPeMatico

‘It’s like that friend who betrayed you’: Emotional toll of flooding is felt long after waters recede

Once the sandbags are gone and the physical damage is dealt with, flood victims have to come to grips with the emotional aftermath. Here’s how the floods in New Brunswick over the past two springs are continuing to affect the … Continue reading

Corey Hart | Never Surrender Tour 2019

Growing up in the 80’s you could wear your sunglasses at night thanks to Corey Hart. He gave us reasons to feel right doing so. Funnily enough, the song originates… The post Corey Hart | Never Surrender Tour 2019 appeared … Continue reading

This summer, we’re ripping out ragweed!

[Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce] Montréal, le 13 juin 2019 – This summer, the borough of Côte-des-NeigesNotre-Dame-de-Grâce is taking action to control the spread of ragweed. Mayor Sue Montgomery is participating today in a cleanup to remove ragweed with members of the new Anti-Achoo … Continue reading

François Legault defends decision to quash debate over immigration, religious symbols bills

Quebec Premier François Legault says it’s time to “turn the page” on the province’s debate over religious symbols. His government is invoking closure to pass controversial secularism and immigration laws. condo for rent montreal Powered by WPeMatico

Montreal celebrates Raptors win at ‘Jurassic Peel’

After years with nothing to celebrate, Montreal sports fans are revelling in the Toronto Raptors’ victory Thursday night. condo for rent montreal Powered by WPeMatico