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This Essay article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

I'll always remember my first time driving to the "Paris of North America" (no, not Paris, Ontario).

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This Review article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

And just like that Osheaga has managed to come and go so swiftly, but the memories will certainly last long enough 'til the esteemed Montreal music festival is back next year.

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This Opinion article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

In announcing Quebec and Montreal's takeover of the REM de l'Est project on Monday, Quebec Premier François Legault and Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante projected a confident "nothing to worry about folks" tone.

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Montreal has so many unique aspects to it, but I can easily say the one that sets us apart from many other large Canadian cities is the existence and use of "Franglais" in our day-to-day.

To me, the fact that les gens de Montréal can speak les deux langues interchangeably is une vraie partie of the city's essence.

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This Opinion article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

Liuyishou Hot Pot is one of the latest joints to join the roster of delicious must-try Montreal restaurants. Located in the heart of downtown, this hot pot spot definitely didn't disappoint — not that I thought it would! Liuyishou officially opened its doors this past weekend in celebration of its grand opening, and a grand opening it was.

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This Opinion article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

Now, it's no secret that Montreal is a culinary hotspot — whatever cuisine you're looking for, we've got it. However, if there's one cuisine Montreal does real good, and I mean real good, it's Lebanese food.

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As someone who moved to Montreal two years ago, there are lots of things I've had to get used to, but by far the hardest one has been the driving.

And as hard as I try to really embrace the culture, there are certain things I will just never get. Here are some of the things about driving in Montreal that will always be a mystery to me.

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This Opinion article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

You'll often hear many Vancouverites say that the "West Coast is the best coast," painting a picture as if Vancouver is the Canadian city.

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This Opinion article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

It's no secret that Montreal has five seasons: winter, summer, a blink of spring and fall, and construction. While we can all agree that construction is the absolute worst, we might not all agree with winter being the best. Well... I do.

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This Opinion article is part of a Narcity Media series. The views expressed are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Narcity Media.

There seems to be about a million and one skating rinks in Montreal, yet somehow, so many locals end up flocking to the same ones time and time again. Rinks like the ones found in Parc La Fontaine, Beaver Lake and Old Port are forever filled with groups of people. If you're like me, sometimes you just want to spend your day gliding away in a quiet setting.

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New waves and variant strains of the coronavirus in Montreal continue to rear their ugly heads, while Montrealers reminisce about little things they miss that they once took for granted.

Here are six #MTLthings I'll never complain about again when the pandemic finally goes away.

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We all like to spend our money on silly stuff sometimes. And that's why the City of Montreal is known for many things: good food, beautiful parks, and totally absurd projects that cost several millions and sometimes billions of dollars. 

Montreal has a rich history of financial blunders that are arguably equal levels of hilarious and completely depressing. 

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