It's around this time of the year when you start realizing just how much stuff you have that you probably don't need anymore. And it's perfectly good stuff for the most part, so ideally you'd like to find it a good home, and more importantly, put some money in your pocket at the same time.
Well, there’s a fresh new app for that on the market, and it’s a pretty damn good one. Think Tinder, but for your stuff - Swapspot is a new app made right here in Montreal, that makes getting rid of your old stuff stupid convenient, and finding second-hand treasures, even easier.
Faster, safer, and extremely simple, browse through tons of local photo listings or post your own items directly on Swapspot's intuitive, and all together sweet-looking platform for free. Each item has its own listing where you can see more photos, its condition, and a description. You can also chat with buyers and sellers safely within the app, and see how far away they are based on your location.
And Swapspot isn’t only for items. You'll also find people offering services! Graphic designers, singing lessons, beauty specialists, photographers: you name it!
This app is great if you need someone to paint your house, for example, or if you're looking to make a little extra money yourself.
The coolest feature about Swapspot, however, is the fact that you can actually negotiate prices and counter-offer items and services right from the app! That includes swapping your stuff and hours of your time.
Video games for Blu-rays, ice skates for hockey equipment, purses for shoes, phones for instruments, and even graphic design services for photography services! There are no limits to how creative you can get and no other marketplace allows you to do that.
Long story short - this is one genius app for buying, selling and swapping your stuff in the easiest and fastest way possible.
So check out Swapspot on iOS or Android for free, and who knows, maybe you'll even "match" with the person buying or swapping for your old TV ;)
Expedia also shared data on Canadians' interest in visiting Quebec destinations. After Quebec City and Mont-Tremblant, Canadians seem to want to travel to La Malbaie, Tadoussac, Montreal and Gaspésie — in that order.
The results were based on searches for trips that would take place between July 7 and September 30.
At a press conference on Thursday, Premier François Legault, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and several other government representatives announced huge new investments into Canada's aerospace industry. These investments are set to create "more than 1,000" high-paying jobs in Quebec and the rest of Canada.
"The projects announced today are tangible platforms for creating exciting jobs," Aéro Montréal explained in a press release.
Ca Lem's owner, Stephanie Le, told MTL Blog that clients just need to download the TikTok app and show their account to the cashier in order to receive free pancake cereal sundaes — which are, of course, topped with maple syrup.
"We encourage users to take video and pictures of their visit to Ca Lem and post on Instagram, Facebook & TikTok platforms," she said.
There are limited quantities each day but the offer is valid at two of Ca Lem's locations — in NDG and the Plateau — so you can double your chances of getting a free sundae.
Free Pancake Cereal Ice Cream Sundaes
When: July 16, 17 and 18
Address: NDG - 6926, rue Sherbrooke O, Montreal, QC; Plateau–Mont-Royal - 4223, rue Saint-Dominique, Montreal, QC
Why You Need To Go: It's free ice cream, that's why!
Founder Corinne Asseraf "imagined the Gallery 203 as a place of discovery, of meeting and exchange between artists and art enthusiasts" and you can feel exactly that the second you walk through the doors.
The mastermind behind all of this, Asseraf, has such a warming, kind presence, which is reason enough to take a visit to Galerie 203 whenever you're strolling through Old Montreal. She let MTL Blog know that anyone and everyone is welcome in her gallery.