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Last weekend, my pals Hubert and Alexis made the trip from Shawinigan to Montreal and crashed at my place for a few nights.

Despite loving their new home outside the city, the range of delicious takeout options available in Montreal was one of the things they missed most about living here. And so, I found myself with a rare opportunity.

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A trip to the mall is a fun way to hang out with friends, find new treasures and enjoy a meal or two.

This summer, Cadillac Fairview (CF) has opened a vibrant new terrasse at CF Marché des Promenades located at CF Promenades St-Bruno for guests to enjoy culinary delights while taking time to relax and socialize.

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If the last few years have taught people anything, it’s that loving where you live really matters. More than just a place to rest your head, your home should be somewhere that adds something extraordinary to your life. And right now, in downtown Montreal, a brand-new rental building is taking this mission to heart.

Located on the corner of René-Lévesque and de Bleury, Le Livmore is an elegant residential rental property that might be described as "bursting at the seams" with unique perks, except that every single one — from the sauna to the pet spa — is perfectly designed to fit.

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If you can't remember the last time you hosted a party, this summer is your reason to get back together with your friends and family.

Instead of battling it out for a reservation slot or working double time in the kitchen, make your life easier by ordering from Skip.

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According to a recent survey of MTL Blog readers, 65% (1,530) of 2,351 respondents said that they did not have renters insurance. This means that nearly two thirds of the survey takers are not covered against common risks like theft and fire.

Statistics Canada reported that, in 2019 alone, there were 6,979 incidents of breaking and entering in Montreal. Thousands of people lose valuables and important possessions to burglary each year and, without the right protection, these break-ins can be very costly.

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With summer around the corner, you're probably beginning to feel that familiar travel itch. And you know what that means — it's time to start planning your next getaway.

The good news is that you don't have to travel too far from home to experience a much-needed change of scenery. Just a two-hour drive west of Montreal, you can find blues and jazz festivals, shows, stunning hiking trails and good eats.

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There's something magical about that first bite of perfectly fried chicken — the crunch, the tenderness, the flavour — when done right, it’s an unforgettable moment.

If that sentiment rings true to you, you'll love what Olivia's Authentic Chicken is serving up.

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Good news for all beer connoisseurs: Mondial de la bière is finally back to normal. Unlike last year, this iconic festival has been able to return to the good old formula that made it such a fun event to begin with.

Thanks (but no thanks) to the pandemic, the 2021 festival had to operate a little differently — welcoming just 450 people at a time for a maximum of three hours. There were no individual booths and, because of importing delays, only 5% of the beers were international.

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To be a Desjardins member1 means enjoying many advantages that reflect the financial institution's cooperative model — including dividends. If you're a member, you may have already noticed a deposit in your account from Desjardins.

This amount represents your dividends, which come out of the year-end surplus earnings made by the caisses and Desjardins Group2. These earnings are also used to support local initiatives that improve quality of life for communities.

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With such a wide range of flavours and types to choose from, beer is a beverage appreciated by lots of Montrealers. Caramel, licorice, hazelnut, ginger, orange – there really is something to suit every taste.

From May 19 to 22, beer lovers in Montreal can check out breweries from near and far at the 28th edition of the popular Mondial de la bière. Founded in 1994, the event plays an important role in the world of brewing, continually reinventing itself to suit the evolving palates of beer connoisseurs.

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It isn't easy to find a job that ticks all the boxes, especially if you're looking for something that’s technical, gets you out from behind a desk, is the right kind of challenging and also comes with plenty of benefits.

If this sounds familiar, you might find the perfect job as a field service technician with Bell Technical Solutions. Right now, there are hundreds of these roles available all across Quebec for those who love problem-solving and working with their hands.

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The Laval Rocket have pulled off win after win this season, officially qualifying for the playoffs and putting them within reach of the famous Calder Cup for the first time in their history.

The team's first home game is coming up against the Syracuse Crunch at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 12, and tickets are already on sale — starting at just $25 — for this high-energy, must-see match.

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