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Where to buy real estate in 2019: Montreal

Posted on 10 June 2019

While the rest of Canada’s urban housing markets were deflating under the pressure of the mortgage stress test and portents of potentially higher interest rates, Montreal was one of two cities to report price growth in 2019. (The other city was Halifax.) In fact, Montreal is the only city to consistently report positive price growth over the last six months, according to data from the T ...

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Montreal Will Get Its First Alcohol-Free Bar This Summer

Posted on 10 June 2019

Montreal is set to get a bar that doesn’t serve alcohol this summer. CBC reports that Mindful Bar should be on its way to the city in July, aims to give non-drinkers (or just the temporarily sober) a space to hang out and relax. Co-owner Isabel Tames told CBC morning show Daybreak that she quit drinking two years ago, and continued to go out with friends but found herself ...

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Zendesk acquires conversational platform Smooch, launches new WhatsApp and Slack integrations

Posted on 03 June 2019

At its annual Showcase conference in New York City, customer service software provider Zendesk today revealed that it has acquired Montreal-based Smooch, the company behind an eponymous business-to-customer messaging platform, for an undisclosed sum. Zendesk also took the wraps off WhatsApp and Slack integrations and announced new apps available through its Zendesk Marketplace. In a blo ...

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C2 Montréal reboots to spark a new wave of creative connections

Posted on 26 May 2019

At C2 Montréal, tomorrow begins today — in a completely different setting. For its eighth edition, which runs from Wednesday through Friday, Montreal’s most eclectic conference is taking its talents to Grandé Studios in Point-St-Charles, near the Victoria Bridge. The new site, a former train repair shop with massive windows and 60-foot ceilings, covers about 19,000 square metres ...

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FounderFuel announces eight companies joining 2019 cohort

Posted on 26 May 2019

Montreal-based accelerator FounderFuel has announced the companies that will be joining its newest and 12th cohort for 2019. The eight companies were chosen after a six week long application period that saw 205 companies apply. FounderFuel interviews 87 of those, choosing 24 finalists. Today’s announcement marks the final companies chosen to participate in the upcoming cohort. Starti ...

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Bank of Montreal Can Has $3 Million Holdings in Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY)

Posted on 26 May 2019

Bank of Montreal Can raised its position in shares of Getty Realty Corp. (NYSE:GTY) by 6,384.9% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 93,642 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after purchasing an additional 92,198 shares during the period. Bank of Montr ...

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Le Tao pour se reconnecter à l'essence de notre nature

Posted on 07 March 2019

Les taoïstes, figures emblématiques de la Chine ancienne, nous offrent une vision singulière du "centre". Elle révolutionne le modèle de pensée occidentale qui nous a façonnées dans une approche duale du monde. D’un côté le bien, de l’autre le mal. D'un côté la nature, et de l'autre l’homme. D’un côté, le corps, de l’autre le cœur, ou bien encore la tête. Not ...

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Les médicaments déremboursés se vendent moins ? Les labos augmentent les prix

Posted on 07 March 2019

Alors que, après déremboursement, le taux de TVA des médicaments passe de 2,1% à 10%, les laboratoires ont choisi "pour 54 % des médicaments déremboursés fin 2011" d'augmenter leurs tarifs, certains produits voyant leur prix plus que doubler. Une majorité de laboratoires ont augmenté les prix des médicaments déremboursés fin 2011 pour compenser la baisse des ventes attendu ...

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Ces 30 chiens attendent votre vol avec vous à l’aéroport de Montréal

Posted on 07 March 2019

Fini l’ennui à l’aéroport de Montréal-Trudeau ! Ces 30 toutous sont là pour vous divertir et vous calmer en cas de besoin avant de prendre l’avion. On a beau savoir qu’on va patienter plusieurs heures avant d’embarquer dans l’avion, le temps d’attente à l’aéroport semble toujours interminable et énervant. Mais il se pourrait que les équipes de l’aér ...

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L’USB 3.2 double les performances mais ajoute de la confusion

Posted on 07 March 2019

Vous n’avez rien compris à l’USB 3.1 ? L’USB 3.2 ne va pas éclaircir les choses. Ce nouveau standard vient d’être publié par l’USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum), après deux ans de gestation. L’objectif est d’utiliser les câbles USB Type-C existants pour doubler les débits et passer de 10 Gbit/s à 20 Gbit/s. Pour cela, il faut de nouveaux contrôleurs USB, tant au ...