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Montreal's Botanical Garden will light up with lantern glow from September 2 to October 31. This year's theme is "An Ode to the Moon," which was seen in part last year but will have a new twist in the Chinese Garden.

For the festival's 30th anniversary, hundreds of lanterns will tell the legend of Pangu, a giant who created the world according to Chinese mythology. Keep an eye out for representations of mythical animals, like the azure dragon, vermilion bird, black tortoise and white tiger. An accompanying multimedia aquatic show on the Lac du Rêve will show off the lights like never before.

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If you're tired of the big city life, you might want to enter the new contest launched by the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry in Ontario. They are willing to pay for one person or one family to live there for 12 months.

"It’s a chance for individuals who are sick of the frustrations of big-city life to truly discover the culture, beauty and vastness of our area," SDG Counties Manager of Economic Development Tara Kirkpatrick said in a press release.

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Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) are currently recalling five products from the marketplace due to a number of food-related issues and hazards including undeclared ingredients, Listeria and the presence of E. coli.

When it comes to food recalls, Health Canada has been busy removing countless items from shelves, including recalled chocolates, peanut butter, and even hummus. Yes! Even some hummus isn't safe anymore.

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Tim Hortons truly is the Canadian gift that keeps on giving! Timmies officially opened in India on August 11 with locations in New Delhi and Gurugram.

"We've officially opened our doors wide open for you!" Tim Hortons India tweeted out today.

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Arguments about declawing, ear cropping, and tail docking abound on the internet, with strong opinions on either side. As of yesterday, the Quebec government has formally taken a side: firmly against these aesthetic surgeries and more.

Many non-therapeutic aesthetic surgeries on animals will be officially banned in Quebec in 18 months. Procedures like cat declawing and cropping dogs' tails and ears will no longer be legal in the province. Also banned is devocalization or the process of surgically limiting a dog or cat's ability to make sounds.

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The peak of summer has passed, and fall is sneaking around the corner with a mug of cider. Before she gets here, it’s time to make plans to fill those chilly, beautiful days. Quebec’s national parks have the perfect opportunity coming September 10, when admission is free.

Each park is hosting a different set of activities for the occasion, including the three national parks close to the Island of Montreal. The Parc national des Îles-de-Boucherville is offering a chance to learn about the biodiversity of the park and the conservation projects established to maintain it. The event meets at La Tanière kiosk at 10 a.m. and continues until 3:30 p.m..

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The Esplanade Tranquille in Montreal's Quartier des Spectacles will host four free outdoor movie screenings between September 1 and 4. The event is a prelude to the Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal (FNC).

From 6 p.m. to 11p.m., you'll be able to relax on one of the many deckchairs installed for the occasion, get restaurant service and sip on a drink bought at the on-site "themed" bar (though exactly which "theme" is still under wraps).

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While you might be feeling those end-of-summer scaries, there's still plenty of sunshine left for you to really make this summer season worthwhile.

With Canada being home to so many stunning crystal clear beaches, why not head out on the road trip you've always wanted to take and swim in some of the True North's most remarkable waters?

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Montreal is home to so many superb things, a booming food scene, nightlife, great fashion and of course, remarkable real estate.

When it comes to the crème de la crème of luxe Montreal homes for sale, top brokers Marie-Yvonne Paint and Joseph Montanaro have listings that are simply among the best. From spaces that are ultra-modern, regal and chic, all the way to prestigious manor-like inspired estates, here's a look inside some of Montreal's most luxurious properties on the market right now.

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Montreal tennis star Félix Auger-Aliassime celebrated his 22nd birthday on August 8 surrounded, unexpectedly, by friends and family.

A video posted by Tennis Canada shows the moment Auger-Aliassime's relatives surprised him with an appearance at Montreal's Stade IGA.

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The Perseids meteor shower will reach its peak between August 10 and 13 and you can experience the magical moment while floating through a dark water maze that winds through rural fields and forest three hours away from Montreal.

Located in Wakefield, Quebec, Éco-Odyssée offers a truly one-of-a-kind activity where you can paddle through a labyrinth all while taking in the astrological phenomenon. You can choose from a selection of boats for your stargazing quest, including canoes, kayaks, pedal boats and paddle boards.

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