Bath & Body Works Canada confirmed in January 2021 that it would finally be launching an online store in the fall. It was welcome news for Canadian customers, who know all too well the struggle of trying to track down their favourite products and having to either resort to the pricey U.S. online store or take a chance on long lines at their local shop.
But since that initial confirmation and a formal announcement that followed in July, Bath & Body Works fans have been in the dark. Fall 2021 is almost here and the company has released no further details. But MTL Blog can at the very least confirm the Canadian online store is still on track to launch this upcoming season.
A Bath & Body Works representative told us the store is still scheduled for this fall, though they couldn't confirm a launch date.
"Good things take time," the company said of building the Canadian online store in July.
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After a year of being cooped up inside, Montrealers are finally able to get out and re-explore the city's famous food scene. Whether you're stoked to reconnect with your fave haunts or itching to try somewhere new, there's plenty out there to discover.
If you're a fan of Benny & Co., you have another reason to escape your abode on the hunt for something new — and you just might get a free meal out of it.
On July 22, the family-run chain will be unveiling three new restaurants in downtown Montreal, the Old Port and on Beaubien. To mark the occasion, they're giving their first 600 guests a free takeout meal each. Each restaurant opens at 11 a.m., so be sure to snag your spot in line to get your free meal.
The way it works is that the first 200 guests at each new restaurant will receive a free takeout Choice Meal: a quarter chicken meal chosen by the rotisserie chef and cooked to perfection by Quebec's rotisserie-chicken experts.
If you can't make it to the main event, don't worry because the Choice Meal will be available until August 22 at the low price of $6.99 (it's normally $8.90!).
To find out more about how to get your free meal from Benny & Co. on July 22, head to their Facebook page for all event details.
When you visit, you'll get the chance to check out their new dining room that's been revamped from the ground up. Sound and lighting are adapted throughout the day, giving the restaurant a fancy and modern mood.
They also have a new ready-to-eat counter with meals that you can pick up when you're in a hurry but still want your rotisserie fix.
With more than 80% of menu items made with Quebec-based products, a meal from Benny & Co. promises to not only be tasty but local and authentic too. It's this kind of homegrown deliciousness that makes it a must-try for any Montrealer.
Benny & Co. Grand Opening At 3 New Montreal Locations
When: From 11 a.m., July 22
Address: Benny & Co.'s downtown Montreal, Old Port or Beaubien restaurants
Details: Be one of the first 200 guests at any of their three new Montreal locations and receive a free takeout Choice Meal.
If any year was going to end with a bang, such as a Christmas tree fire, 2020 would be it. That's why it's very important we follow the City of Montreal's tips for celebrating the holiday season safely. After all, the last thing any of us needs right now is a trip to the hospital.
Alongside a terrifying photo, the city shared its advice for not lighting your Christmas tree on fire, among other important facets of staying safe over the holidays.
"Check out our prevention tips for your tree to help you have a memorable holiday season... for the right reasons!" reads the Facebook caption.
Here's the city's official advice:
Install the Christmas tree away from heat sources (electric baseboards, heaters, fireplaces, etc.).
Turn off the lights on your tree before going to sleep and when you leave the house.
Keep the tree outside and in the shade as long as possible to prevent it from drying out.
Cut off the base of the tree by about one centimetre before placing it in a container filled with water.
Add water daily to the base of the tree.
Candles and lights
Turn off the lights of interior and exterior decorations before going to sleep and when no one is home.
Place candles in a place out of reach of children or pets and where they are not likely to be knocked over.
Protect the flames of candles with a non-combustible container.
Extinguish all candles before leaving a room or going to sleep.
The city also recommends ensuring your home has accessible emergency exits, checking your kitchen appliances, making sure your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms are working and setting a timer when cooking.
Have a happy holiday season, everyone, and stay safe!