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Montreal has had several issues with separation and mergers throughout its history. Dividing up the territory in this city is no easy task. Each "town" has its own history and even though some borough are near each other, they sometimes have nothing common.

It's amazing to see how much things can change in 60 years. Even the classification has changed, boroughs used to be known as "wards" which seems fitting considering all the insanity that takes place here on regular basis. Might as well call the "psych wards" and get it over with.

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Pointe-à-Callière is going to be transformed into an 18th century marketplace this summer. From August 22nd until August 23rd  you can take a trip through time to 1750 at the Pointe-à-Callière’s 18th Century Public Market.

The market will feature salesmen, story-tellers, artists, craftsmen, musicians, entertainers and farmers.

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Whenever I find a historical picture of Montreal I'm always amazed. No matter what year the picture is dated, I ask myself: "Holy shit! They had cameras?" Then I remember I'm just an idiot.

This is Sainte-Catherine Street back in 1916, and the funniest part of this picture, is that most of the buildings still exist and somehow the streets actually look better than they do today. It also appears that there are fewer potholes, though they might still be there and they've just been filled in with horse shit.

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Montreal Metro, "Doin' it our way!"

This adorkable Laverne & Shirley-esque 1976 Montreal Metro ad takes place at the Atwater Metro Station and features of colorful cast of characters. Check out the rhythm! Check out the sweaters! Check out the massive collars! -- Totally check out a moustache-ioed Paul Rudd Sr. at 0:13 seconds, and again at 0:31!

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