#DoughnutGate: Now I’m Tempted to Try Winnipeg’s Oh Doughnuts

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 "overly expensive" doughnuts at a Winnipeg local shop. "I guess Tim's isnt good enough at $10 a dozen," one Twitter user wrote in an apparent reference to the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons. "Nothing says I am middle…

One Year in Montreal Already!

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 many firsts to complete when you're moving to a new country, many that you can plan in advance and others that you can never prepare for. For example: - Reading about Canada's traffic rules and watching videos about driving in…

Where Can You Fly Your Drone in Montreal?

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 simpler to fly your drone but new Transport Canada rules came into effect on June 1st 2019 which can be summarized as follows: General Rules for Flying a Drone in Canada: - All drones that weigh between 250 g and…

First Visit to Time Out Market at The Newly Renovated Eaton Center

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 restaurants spaces for some of the city’s most acclaimed chefs. What is Time Out Market? For those not familiar with the concept, Time Out Market first started in Portugal few years ago and offers a culinary experience by acclaimed chefs…
Fun

Noël Éternel: My Favorite MTL Christmas Shop

3 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 ...
Events

Over 1000 Attend Today’s Montreal Protest For Lebanon

5 months ago
Montreal held its second protest in solidarity with Lebanon at Dorchester Square today from 2 till 4PM. Over 1000 people filled up the square chanting slogans against the government and dancing to Dabke tunes. Someone ...
Lifestyle

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, ...
Events

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 ...
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