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2020 Indie Culture Fest is Back and It’s Live

This has been a hard year for Montreal (and the world) for lots of reasons. One of them is because we never got our much anticipated festivals that Montrealers have been spoiled with. It’s a way of life for us, so it’s great to see that organizers are finding ways to bring them to us […]

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News

Peaches Recalled Across Canada Due Possible Salmonella Contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency, or CFIA, recalled an American brand of peaches today due to possible Salmonella contamination. Numerous Canadian importers are recalling the Prima Wawona brand peaches after a warning issued by the CFIA not to eat, use, or sell the fruit. Read also: 2020 Montreal Le Grand Poutinefest is Drive-Thru Style Even […]

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Things to Do in Montreal

5 Apple Picking Spots Around Montreal to Welcome Fall

Is there activity that signals the arrival of fall than heading out to nearby farms for a day of apple picking? Probably not, so here is a list of the best apple picking spots around Montreal. Quinn Farm From September right through the month of October, apple picking is offered daily between 10 AM and […]

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Transportation

TransPod & Alberta High-Speed Train Plan To Connect Calgary & Edmonton

Welcome to the future! TransPod, a Canadian hyperloop company, just signed an agreement with the government of Alberta. Together, they will advance the 1,000 km/h train system plan to connect Calgary and Edmonton and turn this otherwise long car ride into a 30-minute commute. See the video below. Imagine the possibilities! As futuristic as it […]

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Events Food & Drink Things to Do in Montreal

2020 Montreal Le Grand Poutinefest is Drive-Thru Style

There may be a pandemic that has us social distancing, but there’s some good news: the famous poutine festival will go on, with a twist. Le Grand Poutinefest is actually returning to Montreal in what’s a first for them–as a drive-thru. This way, we can get our delicious, mouthwatering poutines even during a year that’s […]

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Things to Do in Montreal

MAC 2020 Fall Exhibition Is A Feast For The Eyes

The Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, or MAC for short invites visitors to 34 local and contemporary artists’ studios who will showcase their engaging and diverse works. It’s an open invitation to the unveiling of the Quebec-infused fall program that opens on October 8, 2020 “La machine qui enseignait des airs aux oiseaux.” Read also: […]

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News

Hong Man Is First Documented COVID-19 Reinfection Case

Everyone was hoping that people who got COVID-19 would have antibodies and be immune to it, but that’s not what happened to this man. The 33-year-old Hong Kong man was screened for the novel coronavirus at the airport on his return from Spain. He got the coronavirus in March, experiencing fever, a sore throat, and […]

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Health Lifestyle

6 Daily Habits That Will Keep Your Muscles Strong

Having strong muscles is important to overall health. And, when you’re healthy, you look and feel better. Here are six simple steps to take each day to keep your muscles strong. 1 ) Build Muscles Your heart, mind, and your joints will thank you for building muscles. You don’t have to lift heavy weights and […]

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Health

Legionnaires’ Disease Cases in Montreal, Could Go Undiagnosed Due to COVID-19

Legionnaires’ disease has COVID-19 commonalities and may be overlooked during these times. But, new cases of the disease have emerged in Montreal in the last few weeks. Doctors are asked to be on the lookout for legionnaires’ disease, which can cause pneumonia. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused […]

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Stories

Husband Didn’t Believe COVID-19 Was Real Until His Wife Died Of It

The couple didn’t believe COVID-19 was real and so, they didn’t follow any of the health guidelines put in place. The wife, Erin Hitchens, a pastor, suffered from asthma and then, both of them tested positive with coronavirus. They didn’t take it seriously because they thought it was a hoax — something made up and […]