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Despite impact of the pandemic, Montreal real estate shows record sales growth and accelerated price increases in 2020

Posted on 20 January 2021

The Quebec Professional Association of Real Estate Brokers (QPAREB) released on January 15 its residential real estate market statistics for the Montreal Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), based on the real estate brokers’ Centris provincial database. In total, 55,609 residential sales transactions were concluded in 2020 in the Montreal CMA, an 8 per cent increase compared to 2019. T ...

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Cardiac surgeries latest to be cancelled at Montreal hospital as ICUs fill up

Posted on 20 January 2021

MONTREAL -- As COVID-19 stretches Montreal hospitals further and further, half the cardiac surgeries at the McGill University Health Centre have already been cancelled. Montrealers should expect more updates like this, said Dr. Peter Goldberg, the director of critical care at the MUHC, and it’s not good news. “We’re talking about important cardiac surgeries that are planne ...

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Rapid tests coming to 2 Montreal high schools with hopes of detecting COVID-19 faster

Posted on 20 January 2021

Can rapid COVID-19 tests make high schools safer? That's exactly what Dr. Caroline Quach is looking to find out — deploying the tests at two Montreal high schools to see if they can be used to curb transmission. "If we're able to show quickly that there's an impact, then we are going to quickly notify the Ministry of Health and they are going to see if they want to deploy it ...

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The Montreal Area Experienced A 'Record-High Population Loss' To Other Regions

Posted on 20 January 2021

According to new data from Statistics Canada, Montreal experienced a "record-high population [loss] to surrounding areas" between July 1, 2019, and July 1, 2020. "Despite still showing overall positive population growth," Statistics Canada writes, the census metropolitan areas "of Toronto, Montréal and Vancouver continued to see more people moving out to other regions of their province r ...

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Montreal’s Best-Dressed Celeb Is Tika The Iggy

Posted on 20 January 2021

Montreal has a new fashion icon, and she’s a seven-pound dog. Tika, the Italian greyhound whose video about all the outfits she didn’t get to wear over the course of the pandemic went viral in December, lives in the southwest borough of Ville-Émard with owner Thomas Shapiro and his husband (“favourite dad” and “second-favourite dad,” in Tika’s Instagram captions). She ...

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Montreal family stuck in the Dominican Republic

Posted on 20 January 2021

A Quebec family has a cautionary tale about vacationing down south during the pandemic. A Montreal couple and their two children travelled to the Dominican Republic just before the new year. As Global’s Raquel Fletcher reports, now they find themselves unable to get the COVID-19 test which would allow them to board a plane back home. ...

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‘Not that good’: Montreal Chinese restaurant goes viral over honest menu

Posted on 20 January 2021

Aunt Dai has been serving a mix of traditional and North American Chinese food for seven years. Owner Feigang Fei says he thinks his food is pretty good, but not perfect. And his goal is to be transparent and honest about that with his clients, through his menu. “If I don’t like it, I tell people I don’t like it that much,” said Fei. “Some items, I brag a little bit, but ...

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Open during curfew: Montreal pediatric hospitals urge parents not to wait to seek emergency care

Posted on 20 January 2021

Officials at Montreal’s pediatric hospitals are urging parents not to hesitate to bring their children to the ER if they’re in need of an emergency medical consultation, even if it’s between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m — when Quebec’s COVID-19 curfew is in effect. “We want to avoid having families wait too long before coming in with urgent health issues,” said Dr. An ...

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Montreal Canadiens prospect daily performances at the 2021 World Juniors

Posted on 03 January 2021

The Montreal Canadiens have three prospects representing their countries at the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship. Their performances will be updated daily in this article. Tournament statistics Player Draft year Country Pos GP TOI/GP G A P SOG ...

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Best Korean Restaurants in Montreal: Best of MTL

Posted on 03 January 2021

As voted by our readers in the 2020 Best of MTL readers poll, here are the best Korean restaurants in Montreal. For more results from the Best of MTL, please click here. Best Korean Restaurants in Montreal GaNaDaRa Mon Ami Omma Chez Bong Seoul Chako Hwang Kum Maison Seoul Luna Petit Séoul ...