Montreal Is Hosting An Adorable "Puppy Adoption Parade"

I don't know about you, but whenever I see a dog, I'm usually the first to run up to one and pet it. I mean besides owning your own dog, which sometimes isn't feasible or practical, the second best thing is being around them and playing with them. 

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If you're like me and don't own a dog, but absolutely love them and are maybe even considering of getting one, I have the event for you!

Even if you aren't going to adopt one of these furry creatures, you can certainly interact with them. 

The event is the Beaconsfield Pet Fair and is hosted by Animatch, where there will be a ton of fun activities for everyone- like a dog parade of dogs that are up for adoption, face painting, dog agility, and plenty of vendors.  

This paw-ful event will be taking place September 8th, at Centennial Park from 11am-3pm. 

Animatch is a fantastic non-profit dog adoption service, where they have the cutest dogs up for adoption, because why shop when you can adopt? If you don't believe me, just check out the dogs they have up for adoption right now:


Via Animatch


Via Animatch


Via Animatch

You can visit the Facebook group for more information and the Animatch website for a full list of the dogs available. 

Here's What's Open & What's Closed On Labour Day In Montreal

There are still a ton of things to do this Monday holiday!
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  • If you're heading out, make sure to call ahead to your destination to inquire about reduced hours.

Yes, it's a long weekend! Three uninterrupted days to relax, have fun, and not think for two seconds about things like school or work, or other responsibilities until Tuesday morning. Not to be too depressing but it will be six weeks before we get another official long weekend. 

But let's focus on the positive! This is usually one of the summer weekends that people are trying to pack in their last days of camping or chalet time. But if you're planning to stay in the city it's good to know what's open and what's closed so you can plan out your Labour Day weekend.  

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We see them every day doing their very best to make us late to work and to destroy our wheels so it's about time we give them some love! 

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Flohmarkt Vintage Pop-Ups is hosting their biggest event ever!

Fashion can transcend time and space. No one knows this better than vintage clothing aficionados. Vintage lovers rejoice because Flohmarkt Vintage Pop-Ups is hosting the biggest vintage pop-up shop Montreal has ever seen!

With Flohmarkt Vintage Pop-Ups, you never have to worry about finding the perfect piece because they have everything! Since March 2018, this independently operated pop-up boutique is one of the best vintage clothing markets in the city. You simply can't miss this Flohmarkt event happening at the former Urban Outfitters on St-Denis! 

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Details of the fire are few, but it's clear several police vehicles were on scene.

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