Mandatory Mask Rule is a Sound Choice

It's hard to believe that people are actually protesting in Montreal against mandatory masks at a time where we've finally been able to contain the COVID-19 spread. Everyone's been warning us about a second wave in September or even earlier, and making the wearing of face masks mandatory in enclosed public spaces is the best possible choice the authorities can take. One of the protesters today was saying and I quote “I’m here to take…

Montreal Set To Reopen on Monday May 25

I don't know about other areas of Montreal, but Griffintown, where I currently reside, and its surrounding are definitely ready for the reopening announced next Monday. In fact, they were out in the streets since last week driving their bikes, walking their dogs and taking advantage of the nice weather. The streets are getting busier by the day, people are keeping their distance up to a certain extent but not many are wearing masks unfortunately,…

Ten Fun Shows You Can Enjoy with Your Kids

4 months ago
My wife & I are usually very strict about screen time, allowing the boys barely an hour per day even on weekends, but with schools and daycare closing because of the new coronavirus and parents ...

Biggest Snowstorm of the Year!

6 months ago
Up to 50 centimeters of snow were expected by Friday evening as a winter storm warning was issued for Friday for much of southern Quebec. A lot of schools and daycares closed (luckily not ours) ...

One Year in Montreal Already!

7 months ago
The first thing that comes to mind when you realize a year has passed is how fast time is flying, but the truth is it’s been a long, busy yet rewarding year. There are so ...

Noël Éternel: My Favorite MTL Christmas Shop

7 months ago
Last year around mid-December, we had just settled in Montreal and went out to look for a Christmas tree and ornaments. Most shops had run out of trees by then, but we stumbled upon Noël ...

My First Canadian Federal Elections Experience

9 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, ...

Five Essential Things for New Comers to Montreal

11 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

1 year 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 ...

Hello Montreal!

1 year ago
I’ve been postponing the blog’s launch for quite some time, and I still need to do some fine-tuning, but since today is Saint-Jean Baptiste Day, the national holiday of Québec, I thought it’s a good ...