Category Archives: Montreal Vacations And Flights

Montreal this morning: It's looking up for the weekend!

Montreal this morning: It's looking up for the weekend!
Things are looking up so far. The cold, cold snap is behind us (kind of) and we're now looking at slightly warmer temperatures. Environment Canada predicts a high of -8C today and a mix of sun and cloud. The temperature will dip to hover around -19C …
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Helping Haiti: Some facts and figures
Maxi, age 22, stands near his home on a hill in Canaan, outside of Port au Prince, on Jan. 4, 2015, where he lives with his mother and a sister without electricity and water. Maxi's leg was amputated after he became trapped in the rubble of the Jan. 12 …
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Political uncertainty adds to Haiti's troubles
Skip to navigation; Skip to content. Subscribe Now · Postmedia Network Inc. Sign In Sign Out. Search. Montreal Gazette Montreal Gazette logo. Normal walking wouldn't do on Monday, when streets were turned into skating rinks …
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In Old Montreal, it all seems to be happening on St Paul Street

In Old Montreal, it all seems to be happening on St Paul Street
I had never seen St Paul, or the rest of Montreal, until last July, when I arrived for a four-night stay near the city's Old Town area. But every time I spotted another tempting restaurant or gallery, it seemed to be on St Paul Street. Inuit art. Salt …
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Montreal this morning: Are you ready to dip into -34 C?
Grab all of your sweaters, scarves, hats, long johns and mittens, Montreal — You'll need them! Environment Canada is predicting a high of -15C with wind chill making it feel more like -27. The deep freeze is considered dangerous, but Environment …
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Canadiens-Lightning rivalry is definitely heating up
After that game in October — in which forward Steven Stamkos embarrassed Montreal, scoring three goals and making quick work of the Canadiens' best lines — P.K. Subban was steadfast. “I'd tell Steven to enjoy (his hat trick),” Subban said. “Because …
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Montreal Impact newcomer Bakary Soumare has harsh words for "decline" of ex
While Soumare showed no bitterness toward the Fire as he met with the Montreal media on Tuesday, he did express his disappointment at seeing the once-powerful club – his first professional team – reach a point where they've missed the playoffs in four …
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Montreal showing hottest gadgets, newest models, latest trends
The 47th edition of the Montreal Auto Show rolls into town Jan. 16 through 25 at Palais des Congres with more than 500 models on display representing all the major car manufacturers. Special events include the Performance Zone, which offers a special …
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Symphonic conductors and baroque ensembles: Let's just be friends
Still, Tafelmusik is betting on a big response from their followers to this baton-wielding visitor from Montreal. The four Nagano Beethoven concerts are in 1,135-seat Koerner Hall, a modern facility attached to the Royal Conservatory of Music — where …
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Fire breaks out in Old Montreal hotel

Fire breaks out in Old Montreal hotel
Firefighters were called to the scene at 171 St. Paul West in Old Montreal after an early-morning fire. The fire broke out at 4:30 a.m. from the fireplace and spread throughout the building, but was quickly under control. It was over in an hour. The …
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In the Habs' Room: Bolts take control on power play
And there should be concern because Tampa Bay is a team the Canadiens could be facing in the playoffs and the Lightning has dominated Montreal in regular-season play during the past two seasons. Tampa is 2-0 this season and has outscored Montreal …
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Woman sounds alarm after robbery by 'Good Samaritan'

Woman sounds alarm after robbery by 'Good Samaritan'
That's still to be determined,” said Montreal police spokesperson Raphael Bergeron. Caroline is having all her locks changed, and said insurance won't cover the stolen cash. Having all her personal information stolen has also robbed her of sleep and more.
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5 tips to keep your car running this winter
Icy streets and frigid temperatures aren't just a seasonal inconvenience, they can also be treacherous for your vehicle. But a few simple tricks can ensure that you and your car survive another Montreal winter. Celso Louro of Merson Automotive in …
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Gazette Midday: City defends snow removal tactics
MONTREAL, QUE.: JANUARY 5, 2015 — Julian Grumbach, visiting from Germany, walks in the middle of the street to avoid icy sidewalks near the corner of Casgrain avenue and Castelnau street in Montreal on Monday, January 5, 2015. Montreal and other …
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Zoé Bernard Salois's wish for stuffed bears leaves legacy

Zoé Bernard Salois's wish for stuffed bears leaves legacy
Zoé Bernard-Salois's dying wish for Christmas in 2013 was to be surrounded by stuffed animals. Zoe Sallois-Bernard, teddy bears. Zoé Bernard Salois, centre, and her family got 25,000 toys after Zoé's dying wish was posted on social media. (Radio-Canada).
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Montreal-bound Porter flight diverted, lands safely
A Porter Airlines flight diverted from its original route Saturday due to a problem on board – the fourth diversion for the Toronto-based airline in less than a week. A flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA) that departed for Montreal …
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A star is born: Princess Elsa is Montreal's first baby of 2015
Rahela Akter, left, holding two-year-old daughter Bianca, with father Giovanni Naccarello, right, and Montreal's first born baby, Elsa Naccarello born 18 seconds into the new year at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, Thursday, January 1, 2015.
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Toronto gets its chance to out-cheer Montreal for world junior team

Toronto gets its chance to out-cheer Montreal for world junior team
Knowing they'd be compared with lacklustre crowds in Montreal, fans here came committed to making themselves heard. These people were the antidote to the usual black-hole crowd at a Maple Leafs game, from which no sound or light can escape.
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Montreal Now Has A Professional Cuddling Service
Inspired by cuddling app Cuddlr, and our article on the “cuddle with strangers” service, self-styled Guru Cuddler MirZa, a healthcare professional on the Code Blue Team at RVH, decided to create a legit cuddling service for all of Montreal. Important …
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Replaying 2014 — Pants, protests and possibilities

Replaying 2014 — Pants, protests and possibilities
We spoke to Montreal Gazette managing editor Michelle Richardson about the challenges of covering a year where much of Quebec's political assumptions were thrown out the window, Quebec's most famous media baron took up the task of being an elected …
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Quebec robot builders take on NASA recycling challenge
Teams will have six weeks to build their recycling robots before presenting their final offering at Montreal's Uniprix Stadium from March 19 to 21 at the fourth annual Quebec Robotics Festival. The finalists of the provincial competition will then head …
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Montreal's first baby of 2015 can expect a brave new world, experts predict
MONTREAL — Montreal's first baby of 2015 will have a very different life than what her parents have known, according to predictions from several experts. Elsa Naccarello was born at 18 seconds past midnight on Jan. 1 to Giovanni Naccarello and Rahela …
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Lastest Montreal News

Mon RésoVélo app helps winter cyclists find snow-cleared paths
The City of Montreal has a new project to help cyclists keep riding right through the winter. The Mon RésoVélo smartphone app tracks which bike paths are cleared of snow. The different Montreal boroughs decide which bike paths to clear, then add them …
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Montreal homicide, by the numbers: 28 slayings in 2014
Marc-André Masson, 28, was shot near Sienne Park in St-Michel on May 29, and died in hospital two days later. The Montreal police later arrested James Lee Brathwaite, a 27-year-old convicted drug trafficker, in connection with the slaying. Braithwaite …
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Scott Andrew Carter set to hit comedy heights
Now, he's living in Montreal and is running his mouth for a living. And he's fast making his mark on the local comedy scene with the pearls of wit emanating from said mouth. This, in spite of the fact he bears a frightening resemblance to Charles Manson.
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