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  • Empty shopping cart sits in front of a Target store
    Target, Mexx, Jacob, Smart Set: Retail industry in Canada receives a few blows
    Target has decided to shut down their operations in Canada, closing all 133 stores in the country. The U.S. based retail chain announced this yesterday in a release. This decision is expected to affect more than 17000 jobs across the country...
  • Montreal offers a terrific backdrop for a romantic day
    Montreal–a charming city for a romantic date
    Montreal is one of the most stimulating and intriguing cities on the North American Continent. Named after a famous rock called Mont Royal, Montreal is a diversified urban area, rich in history and culture. The city features a wide variety of...
  • Monreal via Blount Small Ship Adventures
    Montreal Via Blount Small Ship Adventure Cruise – Part One
    As you can tell from the title I had a near 3 week tour of the North East which was an all-consuming adventure of over 1100 miles, 32 locks and many city visits via Blount’s Grand Caribe Small Ship Adventure. Blount specializes in traveling...
  • Galerie Le Chariot
    Animal rights group causes for Galerie Le Chariot to close for a day
    Montreal Nov 28, 2014- Activists part of the animal rights movement, 269Life Canada, held a protest located at the Old Port of Montreal. They were at Galerie Le Chariot to protest against the cruel animal fur industry. This establishment is well...
  • The original five National Hockey League teams
    The original five National Hockey League teams
    This is the 26th of November, 2014, and the National Hockey League schedule for this evening includes encounters such as Winnipeg playing in Buffalo ... The Rangers playing in Tampa Bay ... and Calgary playing in San Jose.This is something a small...
  • The Montreal Jewish community has the highest poverty level in Canada
    Where are donations going? Canadian Jewish community high poverty and inequality
    The recently released Jewish Population of Canada, 2011 report indicated there is widening income gap among the Canadian Jewish community. The report looked at the demographics in Canada in general, and the demographics for each province and their...
  • Stay and play in Montreal after your cruise
    Cruiser tips and tricks. How to extend your cruise vacation
    When friends who are new to cruising ask me for tips, I always suggest they fly to their embarkation port at least one day before their ship is set to sail. The further the distance the port is from home, the more pre-cruise days I would advise...
  • Old Montreal
    From Montreal to New York City Via Blount Small Ship Adventure Cruise – Part One
    As you can tell from the title I had a near 3 week tour of the North East which was an all-consuming adventure of over 1100 miles, 32 locks and many city visits via Blount’s Grande Caribe small cruise ship. Blount specializes in traveling...
  • Guy LaPointe flys to the Montreal rafters.
    Guy LaPointe flys to the Montreal rafters.
    In National Hockey League play on Saturday, November 8th, at the Bell Centre in Montreal, the home town Canadiens scored a 4 to 1 win over the Minnesota Wild, extending Montreal's season record to 10-4-1.But that wasn't the big story...
  • The Rocket Bridge a no go
    The Rocket Bridge a no go
    If you go to the Quebec city of Montreal and ask about The Champlain Bridge, people will tell you it is falling apart, crumbling, needs to be replaced.It soon will be, but the new bridge will not be named after Montreal Canadiens hockey legend...
  • Terry Di Monte - The Voice of Montreal
    Terry DiMonte - The Voice of Montreal 30 Years Strong
    Three decades ago, somebody pressed a button, a sign lit up <On the Air>, and a voice spoke…It’s hard to believe that it’s been 30 years already, yet we’re sure that Terry DiMonte more than feels the same.As much a...
  • Montreal Jazz Festival
    Volunteers are what makes Montreal festive.
    In order to help improve the current volunteer crisis in Montreal, nonprofit organizations are going to have to consider new trends incause marketingand volunteering. Things have changed considerably and if an agency wants to benefit from more...
  • Vignoble Riviere du Chene
    Oh Canada! The Lower Laurentians-Basses-Laurentides: Regional Delights
    The Three Laurentians: Lower, Heartland, UpperPart 1: The Lower Laurentians (Basses-Laurentides)By Stephanie LevinWarning! This is not a quiz. But if you’re not Canadian, or your geographical antenna isn’t pointed toward Quebec, the...
  • Cafe des Chats, North America's first cat cafe, opens in Montreal
    Cafe des Chats, North America's first cat cafe, opens in Montreal
    For cat lovers, being able to hang with your feline friends while enjoying the comforts of your favorite coffee shop might seem like the ultimate combo. Though it’s not the first of its kind worldwide, that particular dream is now a reality...
  • Does an internship make sense for you?
    Internships are they worth it?
    Internships are they worth it?Recently was involved on an online discussion about internships. In particular the kind that are unpaid. These are most common in more attractive industries such as magazines, fashion, and related media. However they...