From foreign buyers gobbling up properties sight unseen to young families trying to raise kids in condo towers, the Canadian housing market is a hot topic of discussion these days. But what do houses really cost these days?
I'm staying with my mother in Montréal temporarily until my new apartment becomes available in November.Tonight I took myself to see the movie The Li...
In the debate over whether pit bulls should be banned, Montreal's mayor has demonstrated rare grit. It takes backbone to stand firmly against every professional organization on the continent, and to embrace heroic ignorance.
I often say that there is no magic wand to get you organized. And there isn't. But there are a few tricks you can use to maximize the space that you already have that can seem like magic (kind of). I recently reorganized a client's kitchen and we cleared out no less than eight junk drawers.
In many parts of Africa, there are women who have no way of negotiating the choice, or use, of contraceptives with a partner. There are women in relationships who have no option of refusing sex, nor the power to require use of a condom. While HIV infections among the general population of eastern and southern Africa have been plummeting, it has resurfaced and started to grow among adolescent girls and young women.
In Cirque du Soleil's Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities, the engine of human imagination sputters and whirs to life. Now playing in the nation's capita...
A dog registered as a boxer has killed a woman in Montreal, so the mayor is calling for a ban on pit bulls. This would be amusing, if it weren't so predictable and depressing.
The most vivid memory I have of my mum is her groaning during the last few minutes of her life, as she battled AIDS. This is my story. And I'm not alone.
Montreal wows its visitors in all seasons, but the French-speaking city is more colourful than ever in fall. In addition to the brightly-colored leaves of the city's trees in autumn, Montreal comes to life with fall festivals, vibrant nightlife, bountiful public markets and so much more. There are some things you can only do in the cobblestoned island city in fall, and these five are the best of the best.
If you were a child of the 1980s, you truly can grasp just how big Michael Jackson was. He was our decade. He was our Elvis. A white glove. A dance ...
In the most affected countries, girls account for more than 80 per cent of all new HIV infection cases among adolescents. This is an alarming statistic. Entire generations of young women are seeing their lives shattered before they even begin because, through lack of education and, primarily, the violence they suffer, their rights are not respected.
Kent Nagano and Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Maison Symphonique, Montreal August 12, 2016. Photo: ZEALnyc Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, ...
Picture this. You've just begun your vacation in the beautiful city of Montreal. The sights, the sounds, and, of course, the food -- it's hard not to feel enamoured. What's more, you've also discovered that delicious cocktails go REALLY well with the sights, the sounds, and, of course, the food. Cut to the next morning. Your head hurts, your eyes refuse to open and your mouth feels like a literal desert. Face it, you're officially hungover. This spells bad news for the remainder of your vacation, right? Wrong. Let's do this.
Gord Downie has chosen an excellent -- and personal -- benefit for his final tour. Glioblastoma (GBM, or stage 4 brain tumour) is among the number one causes of death for 40 to 60 year old Canadians. It also affects children and adults of all ages, without any genetic predisposition.
Housing spaces exist but are unused, and subletting platforms allow these resources to find takers. The methods being used to fight a phenomenon that is highly beneficial for society, and for people who are sometimes truly in need, are completely ridiculous.
Ezra Levant is angry with the NO delivered to Energy East from the 82 mayors of Montreal's Urban Community to TransCanada Pipelines last January, and is accusing Mayor Coderre of favouring "Shariah" petroleum by saying NO to the "ethical" petroleum of Canada. But there is an important major flaw in Mr. Levant's argument.