Quebec Announces Drastic Measures to Contain COVID-19 Spread

Two days after the World Health Organization assessed COVID-19 as a pandemic, the Quebec government has decided to put in place drastic measures to try and slow the propagation of the virus as much as possible. Fortunately, there are only 17 confirmed cases in Quebec to date, versus 53 in British Columbia, 23 in Alberta and 60 in Ontario. Here's a summary of the measures being taken: - All indoor events with more than 250…

Meet Montreal’s Stuntwoman

It's not every day that you see someone holding onto the bumper of a running STM bus on Sherbrooke street. I thought at first it was some movie scene before realizing it's 19-year old Cassandre Thomas, an adrenaline junky pulling all sorts of stunts, including dangerous & reckless ones, and sharing them on her instagram account. View this post on Instagram Quand tu rates le bus 😂🚎 When you miss your bus 😂🚌 A post…
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#DoughnutGate: Now I’m Tempted to Try Winnipeg’s Oh Doughnuts

2 months ago
I’m still getting accustomed to #FirstWorld dramas when compared to what we have back in the Middle East, and the latest was a doughnut-related controversy whereas Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was criticized for buying ...

Where Can You Fly Your Drone in Montreal?

3 months ago
I bought a DJI Spark drone back in the summer of 2018 as I was hoping I’d get the chance to fly it around Montreal and take some nice shots. Back then, rules were much ...
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First Visit to Time Out Market at The Newly Renovated Eaton Center

3 months ago
Last Tuesday, I finally dropped by Eaton Center to check out the newly open Time Out Market on the second floor. The 40,000 square foot food court, dubbed Montreal’s most ambitious culinary project, includes 16 ...

My First Canadian Federal Elections Experience

5 months ago
On Monday, I headed out to drop the kids at day care then took the Metro to meet a friend at his workplace. It was another busy Monday for me, I got stuck in traffic, ...

Pictures & Videos: #Montreal Protest in Solidarity With Lebanon

5 months ago
More than 300 people showed up to the protest held on Friday in front of the Lebanese consulate in Montreal. It’s a great turnout given that the protest was planned overnight. Several other Canadian cities ...

Giving Uber Jump Bikes a Try

5 months ago
It comes as no surprise to see Uber launch its electric bike service first here, as Montreal is the #1 best cycling city in all of North America according to the 2019 Bicycle Cities Index. ...

Five Essential Things for New Comers to Montreal

6 months ago
Moving to a new country is a challenge by itself, especially when you’re coming along with your family. We spent months planning our trip to Montreal and I thought I start with the five essential ...

Moving to Montreal: First Impression

8 months ago
Before I start blogging properly about the experiences and the places we’ve been to here, I thought I write first about why we decided to move here as a family and our first impression of ...