Now that the dust has settled on the 2021 Federal Election, many of us living in Quebec might be wondering what the point of all this was. But no election is without some kind of meaning, especially for voters.
So, what did this election mean for the people of Quebec and what does a Liberal minority mean for the province?
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The first Ocean line train of 2021 will depart Halifax on August 11 and Montreal on August 15.
"As it had been done for the other VIA Rail services, the return to operation will occur progressively beginning with one weekly round trip," the company said in a press release.
"To follow and respect guidelines and recommendations from public health authorities and provincial governments, we could not provide our passengers the service and frequencies offered under normal circumstances," VIA Rail CEO Cynthia Garneau stated.
"Our objective has always been the safe resumption of the Ocean when conditions allowed it, and we could not be happier to be able to finally proceed with this gradual return to service in this region."
Canada Day falls on a Thursday this year. Whether you're spending the day moving, partaking in COVID-safe celebrations or attending a vigil/protest, Thursday will probably have a different feel to it than the rest of the week.
The summer heat is well underway in Montreal. If you're looking for a refreshing experience, Wet Set MTL lets you ride a personal jet ski for less than $90 on the St. Lawrence River with breathtaking views of Montreal.
A 20-minute ride along the Old Port of Montreal behind a guide only costs $26.10. If you'd rather drive your own jet ski, you can discover St. Helen's Island, Notre-Dame Island, the Biosphere, La Ronde and the Jacques-Cartier Bridge for $86.20, accompanied by a guide.
You can also go further and take a one-hour ride towards the La Prairie Basin on the Lachine Rapids side, passing under the Concorde, Victoria, Champlain and Jacques-Cartier bridges for $134.81.
For a romantic getaway, it's also possible to take a one-hour jet ski tour at $143.50 under the sunset.
A two-hour excursion on the Boucherville islands is also offered at $247.88 to observe the fauna and flora. Note that no matter what the itinerary is, a minimum of two jet skis must be reserved to ensure a departure.
Jet Skiing With Wet Set MTL Adventures
Cost: $26.10 for 20 minutes behind a guide, $86.20 for 30 minutes of autonomous driving. An added $26.10 per additional passenger. A deposit is required for the rental. A driver's license is not required.