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Food products recalled from Old Montreal restaurant

Posted on 22 May 2021

MONTREAL -- Food safety officials are warning the public not to consume certain products sold at an Old Montreal restaurant. Four different products sold at Restaurant Les Pyrénées, located at 320 Saint-Paul St. West, did not have a ‘keep refrigerated’ label on them, when the products were required to be kept refrigerated. All sold in 500ml jars up to May 13, the items are as follows: ...

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Quebec, Montreal announce $30 million to support local artists

Posted on 22 May 2021

MONTREAL -- Originally promised in 2019, Quebec and the City of Montreal announced Monday $30 million to support artists and their workshops. With rents on the rise in central neighbourhoods, artists are being pushed out of some spaces. The funding will help those spaces, including Le Chat des Artistes, a hive of art studios on Parthenais Street. “Our goal really is to renovate those spaces, t ...

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Two Best Friends Are Bringing Their Love for Dinner Parties to the Montreal Restaurant Scene

Posted on 22 May 2021

Even though they’re fans of elaborate tasting menus and clever wine pairings, neither Lauren Kastner nor Kaylee Fishman have ever really felt at ease seated at one of the city’s high-end establishments. So, when the best friends decided to open their own restaurant on a southern stretch of St-Laurent Boulevard, they knew they wanted to preserve certain elements of the fine dining experience ...

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Air France uses cooking oil to fly to Canada as green fuel debate rages

Posted on 22 May 2021

Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) flew a biofuel-powered Airbus (AIR.PA) A350 from Paris to Montreal on Tuesday, demonstrating the airline's readiness to adopt low-emissions fuel despite deep industry divisions over the pace of its adoption. Air France flight 342 took off from Charles de Gaulle airport with a 16% mix of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in its fuel tanks, produced in France by Total (TOTF.P ...

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A new takeout window ups Montreal's brunch game with eggs Benny sandwiches

Posted on 22 May 2021

Hot on the heels of recently opening a pan pizza spot in St-Henri, Danny St Pierre is keeping his snowballing momentum up with the opening of Le Pontiac. The hook? A brunch takeout window in the front doing eggs Benny sandwiches and quick morning snacks while it churns out more pan pizzas in the back, by the half or whole. The significance of a brunch window making eggs Benedict once again enjoya ...

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Restaurant terrasses in Montreal could open May 28: reports

Posted on 22 May 2021

Ahead of Premier François Legault's 5 p.m. May 18 announcement of details of the province's "deconfinement plan," Radio-Canada reports that Montrealers will be able to eat outdoors at restaurants beginning May 28. The COVID situation has vastly improved in Quebec as a whole, with only 551 new cases in Quebec as a whole reported Monday and 189 new cases in Montreal. The weather has also been unse ...

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Montreal’s Forward-Looking Data Not Reflecting Much Optimism At The Moment

Posted on 22 May 2021

While COVID-19 vaccination programs continue to inoculate travelers around the world, lockdowns in many regions have yet to fully lift, leading to continued challenges for hotel operators. In Montreal, which remains in the “red zone”, or maximum alert level, of Quebec’s COVID-19 alert system, travel between regions and cities is not recommended. Additionally, many types of entertainment and ...

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Montreal’s public markets project for up and coming food companies

Posted on 22 May 2021

Montreal’s public markets are proud to announce a pilot project called Kiosques de la relève. The project’s next-generation market stalls are turnkey spaces that can be rented by the day. They are aimed at up-and-coming food-related businesses looking to introduce their products to shoppers at the city’s public markets. Two businesses were already able to sell their products last weekend an ...

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Surf's up: Try riding these electric, jet-powered surfboard rentals outside of Montreal

Posted on 22 May 2021

The Quebec-based company Ecosurf is looking to make waves this weekend with the launch of the province’s first electric-powered-surfboard rental company downriver from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu at Quai Ryan de Sabrevois, a mere 40 minutes from Montreal. Using three different models of electric surfboard from the Spanish manufacturer Onean, the company is looking to provide as many family-friendl ...

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Centraide of Greater Montreal announces co-chairs for its 2021 campaign

Posted on 22 May 2021

MONTREAL, May 17, 2021 /CNW Telbec/ - The business community is already mobilizing for Centraide of Greater Montreal's 2021 campaign, which will officially launch this fall. The campaign cabinet will be co-chaired by Maria Della Posta, President of Pratt & Whitney Canada, and Darryl White, CEO of BMO Financial Group. These volunteers will work with 80 leaders from a variety of activity sector ...