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Leafs beat Habs 6-0 with two goals from Matthews

MONTREAL - Ron Hainsey and Nazem Kadri scored 37 seconds apart in the second period and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Canadian News

Special weather statement: Something is coming for Montreal

It could be rain, freezing rain or snow. It could be all three. Precipitation is headed toward the Montreal area, and it’ll get here sometime …

Canadian News

Critic: Chic New Wine Spot Good For Snacks Over Meals

While Boxermans isn’t a knockout<p>Cult Montreal dispatches JP Karwacki to newish wine-and-snack spot <b>Monopole</b> — located in the base of a condo building, Karwacki deems the “industrial boutique” space far better than the average uninspired commercial tenant in an apartment block. It comes off as a …


This Socially Conscious Plateau Restaurant Was Burned Out — Now It’s Back

Kiffin returns with a pyjama brunch<p>Earlier this year, a fire made Plateau newcomer <b>Kiffin</b> “that restaurant that was only open for a week” — now after months of work on the restaurant’s St-Denis brownstone, it makes a comeback this weekend.<p>Under founder Natasha Alani, Kiffin has been doing …


Quebec Is Cutting Taxes To Make Your Life Significantly More Affordable

<b>Quebecers in</b> the “middle class” tax bracket are expected to a significant tax break when provisional government unveils its “economic update” next …

Social Justice

Where To Eat At Montréal-Trudeau International Airport This Fall/Winter

Many lowlights, and a few highlights<p>Holiday season is looming, meaning plenty of Montrealers will be heading to the airport. That means a crowded, possibly stressful time out in Dorval — add pricy cups of drain water coffee and insipid in-flight sandwiches to that and travellers may find themselves …


Take a look inside Montreal's newest safe injection site

Spectre de Rue is set to open next week on Ontario Street near Panet Street<p>A new safe injection site, Spectre de Rue, is opening in Montreal next …


The Montreal Script Demo

The Montreal Script Demo is a trial version of a typeface with taste of modern and classic touch. This typeface is coming from the inspiration of …


Chef Giovanni Apollo Accused of Fabricating an 'Italian Identity'

His real name is Jean-Claude Apollo, and that’s just the beginning<p>A major exposé on prominent Quebec chef Giovanni Apollo dropped this morning from La Presse journalist Isabelle Hachey. In the piece, Hachey alleges that the owner of former Montreal restaurants Les Éclusiers par Apollo, La Buvette …


Celebrity chef defends himself after article says he lied about his background

A celebrity chef is attempting to defend his credibility after a report he lied about his background.


Montreal this morning: Some rain and warmer temperatures

Periods of rain with winds south at 20 km/h, gusting to 40.<p>Environment Canada predicts a high of 9 Celsius.<p><b>Tonight:</b> A few showers ending overnight …

Canadian News

It's Official, Quebec Is Letting Canada Post Deliver Weed To Your Door

<b>A bill outlining</b> how Quebec will regulate marijuana after national legalization is expected to be tabled on Thursday, with details including how …


15 Primo Places for Pasta in Montreal

Good pasta in Montreal isn’t restricted to Little Italy. While that neighbourhood offers some of the best carb-loading staples in the city (Impasto, Luciano Trattoria, Pizzeria Napoletana) to name a few, but other areas also hold their own in pastas of various shapes and sizes.<p>It’s also not just …


It's Official, Montreal's Mile End Ranked #1 "Coolest Neighborhood" In Canada

<b>Travel & Leisure just released</b> a guide to exploring Canada's coolest neighborhoods. They've compiled expert guides to the best neighborhoods in the …


Quebec Government Releases Preview Of New Marijuana Laws Coming This Summer

<b>Tomorrow the Couillard government</b> is supposed to release the new marijuana legislation for Quebec once weed becomes legal.<p><b>The exact details of the</b> …


Downtown Montreal’s Swanky New Food Hall is Here

8,000 square feet of food<p>The gourmet food hall trend has arrived in Montreal, with a major downtown hotel, Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, opening its <b>Marché Artisans</b>.<p>The sizable 8,000 square food market opened up this month in the Fairmont’s lobby, pretty much directly above Montreal’s Central …


Record cold weekend in Montreal - can the snow be far behind?

Temperatures across southern Quebec are slowly moderating to start the work week, after record cold Friday and Saturday. Friday was an absolute shock …


Japanese Cheesecake is Here to Improve Montreal’s Food Court Options — And Other Openings to Know

Including a hit taqueria, now open in Mile End<p><i>DOWNTOWN —</i> Montreal might not have a famed producer of Japanese cheesecakes like Uncle Tetsu (which started in Fukuoka, and since opened an obscenely popular location in Toronto). But someone is taking on the challenge downtown — a counter by the name</b> …


Crude by rail shipments 'coming alive': CP

MONTREAL - Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP.TO) is watching shipments of crude by rail which are now "coming alive a little bit," the company's chief …

Business (Canada)

Meet Bleu Nuit, Montreal’s Amorous New Rum Bar

The newest arrival on the Plaza St-Hubert<p>The St-Hubert Plaza welcomes a new rum bar this week, as <b>Bleu Nuit</b> moves into the commercial strip.<p>It comes from Anthoni Jodoin (who has had a busy year of bar openings, with tiki bar Snowbird, and cult-themed Idole) and Jean-Maxime Giguere (see also: Le 132 …


Smog warning in effect for Montreal area

A smog warning is in effect for:<p>Châteauguay – La Prairie<br>• Laval<br>• Longueuil – Varennes<br>• Montreal island<p>According to Environment Canada, high concentrations …

Canadian News

Environment Canada issues smog alert for southern Quebec

Environment Canada says a smog alert it issued for southern Quebec late Sunday is expected to continue through Tuesday and possibly into Wednesday …


Landslide outside Montreal leaves local family devastated

A local family had a close call when a landslide just outside Montreal took out 150 feet of land just a metre away from their home. Cora MacDonald …


Resident angry after Montreal war monument vandalized on Remembrance Day

MONTREAL - A Montreal man says he's shocked and saddened after a war memorial was defaced with graffiti on Remembrance Day.<p>Berj Merdjanian says he …

Remembrance Day

Valérie Plante Is Raising Taxes Every Montrealer Needs To Pay

<b>Newly elected</b> mayor Valérie Plante campaigned on a promise to fix the city’s budget and make Montreal more affordable.<p><b>Unfortunately</b>, that plan has …


Montreal’s new waterfront ferris wheel affords great view — for a price

Forget golf courses, VIP rides are where business deals are going down.


The Essential Ottawa Brunches

Ottawa may have a reputation as a stuffy and boring capital, but its food scene is on the up, and that applies as much to brunch as to any other meal. Here are 12 that do it with particular flair.<p>One warning: as a city full of public servants with disposable incomes, brunch wait times can get a …


This Secret Hidden "Japanese Cocktail Bar" Recently Opened In Montreal

<b>Everyone knows that</b> Montreal's nightlife is thriving. But, did you know that Montreal has a secret bar scene too? And, it's just as mysterious and …


Critic: Soupesoup Founder’s New Bistro is Simply Great

And a creative Mile End newcomer also shapes up<p>New Outremont bistro <b>Bloomfield</b> earns its first write-up this week, as La Presse critic Marie-Claude Lortie pays a visit. The neighbourhood spot from Soupesoup founder Caroline Dumas (who has since left the company) gets a hard recommend — Lortie says …