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Montreal's Terrasse Season Could Be Bigger Than Ever This Summer

Posted on 30 March 2021

With warm weather just around the corner, several boroughs have announced their plans for our beloved Montreal terrasse season.  And if restaurants take advantage of these new opportunities, the season could be bigger than ever. Editor's Choice: 19 Dollarama Items You Probably Didn't Know You Could Get In Quebec What are the plans for Montreal's terrasse season? Ten boroughs ...

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Cost of Montreal food truck management to double: report

Posted on 30 March 2021

MONTREAL – The cost of managing food trucks in Montreal is going up. According to a report in La Presse, next year’s bill for managing food truck locations and opening hours will more than double. Interesting article in La Presse on the rising cost of managing Montreal food trucks. https://t.co/FwAh8bXwev @Global_Montreal — Billy Shields (@billyshie ...

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Pandemic relief: Quebec tables bill to cap fees 3rd-party delivery apps can charge restaurants

Posted on 30 March 2021

The Coalition Avenir Québec government has tabled a bill to limit the fees third-party food-delivery services, such as DoorDash and Uber Eats, can charge restaurant owners during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bill 87, tabled at the national assembly on Thursday by André Lamontagne, the minister of agriculture, fisheries and food, would apply only for as long as restaurant dining rooms are ...

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Spas & indoor hotel pools are reopening across Quebec

Posted on 30 March 2021

On Friday afternoon, Quebec announced that starting on March 26, some organized sports and recreation activities, including Quebec gyms, will be able to restart and reopen.  In addition to this, it seems spas and indoor pools in Quebec hotels will also be allowed to reopen across the province as well. In orange zones, spas and hotel pools will be permitted to reopen as of ...

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Quebec's bars and restaurants face yet another hurdle: an increased tax bill

Posted on 30 March 2021

MONTREAL -- Some Quebec small businesses, already struggling after a year marred by the COVID-19 pandemic, are facing yet another struggle: higher taxes. According to the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, 9,000 Quebec businesses could see their taxes rise by 130 per cent for the last year. The raise is due to their ineligibility for a tax break granted to businesses tha ...

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New Montreal housing strategy will help buyers save up to 20 per cent on residential real estate

Posted on 30 March 2021

MONTREAL -- The City of Montreal has announced a new housing strategy to address soaring residential real estate prices on the island, but critics say it doesn’t address the needs of those facing the biggest housing crisis. Starting April 1, private condo developers in St-Laurent and Nuns' Island will be required to reserve some units to sell as affordable housing.  Under t ...

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Pandemic sparks increased demand for building biotech research labs

Posted on 23 February 2021

Just more than three years ago, commercial real estate developer HarveyCorp did its first conversion of an industrial warehouse in Montreal into a custom-built research laboratory for a life sciences client. The building’s floor space was outfitted with dozens of research stations connected to ample power for equipment and a high-efficiency ventilation system. Other similar ...

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6 places à Montréal et environs où acheter de l’eucalyptus pour convertir ta douche en spa

Posted on 23 February 2021

Histoire de transformer ta douche en une réelle destination de détente, tu peux te procurer des branches d'eucalyptus fraîches dans ces six boutiques à Montréal et les environs. Selon plusieurs sources, le fait d'installer de l'eucalyptus à l'envers sous ton pommeau de douche est un moyen de relaxer, mais aussi de diminuer les maux de tête, les tensions et le stress. Il est préférable d ...

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7 Montreal Businesses That Successfully Managed To Open During The Pandemic

Posted on 23 February 2021

Since the start of the pandemic, many people have been wondering about local Montreal businesses and how they would survive. And while some would say that it's crazy to start a new venture in the middle of all of this chaos, that hasn't stopped these Montreal entrepreneurs from starting new adventures. From services to clothing and, of course, food, these Montreal companies make us proud, pandem ...

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Jacques Villeneuve's Westmount House Is For Sale & It's As Unreal As You'd Expect (PHOTOS)

Posted on 23 February 2021

Montreal is home to some pretty impressive homes, some of which are those of celebrities, like this one belonging to Jacques Villeneuve. The famed Formula One driver's Westmount home is off to the races... the selling race that is. The house is listed by Samuel El-Kaim of Barnes Quebec and none other than Jacques' mother, Joanna Villeneuve. Built in 1915, the property has been recently renovate ...