The Blue Road or La Route Bleue, Montréal

The Blue Road (La Route Bleue du Grand Montréal), also known as St Lawrence water trail (sentier maritime du Saint-Laurent), is specific to the island of Montréal; it allows people to travel on the St Lawrence river with kayaks and canoes. You will discover a new side to Montréal, landscapes and a natural environment [...]

Sports in Canada

When you think of Canada, you may think about the cultural proximity with the US, the freezing cold but also about sports. Sport is an integral part of Canadian culture. The major sports in Canada are similar to those of the US, but with a bit of a Canadian twist! Ice Hockey: The Canadian national [...]

Where to shop for specific products in Montréal, Québec

When you first arrive in Montréal, you may have some questions about what the best stores are to do your different types of shopping. You might have heard people mention SAQ, but don't know what they mean, or you may be wondering where to buy stationery. There are some shopping quirks specific to the [...]

Cocktail Canada: The Bloody Caesar

The Bloody Caesar is a cocktail invented right here in Canada, in Calgary, Alberta, and is rarely found, or heard of anywhere else in the world.Invented in 1969, by Walter Chell, at the Calgary Inn (which is now the Westin Hotel), it is said to be created mimicking the flavor of the italian dish, Spaghetti [...]

Top 5 Free Food Festivals in Toronto

While most people come to Toronto to visit the events from a usual before-you-die list, like Toronto International Film Festival or St Patrick’s Day Parade, we suggest you attend the festivals with something actually worth dying for — the food. Here is the list of the top Food Festivals in Toronto you will be [...]

Bard on the Beach Festival Vancouver

No need to drink, dance and party until early morning to spend a good summer. Sometimes, with the heat and humidity, all we need is to sit down and relax. But it’s a shame to sit down and relax at home when there are so many interesting things to do in Canada during the summer season. My proposition is a play (or two or three, depending on your receptivity).

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Pigging Out in Hogtown: The Best Restaurants of Toronto

As Canada’s biggest city, and the fifth largest city in North America, it’s well worth our time to consider the best restaurants of Toronto. But first, the title. If you’re not from around here, you may not be familiar with Toronto’s nickname (one of many, actually). The name “Hogtown” probably dates back to when [...]

Getting a driver’s licence in Québec

In Québec, like everywhere else, there are laws to follow if you want to drive. If you have just arrived in Québec from another country or province and already have a driver’s licence, you just need to exchange it at the SAAQ or pass an exam. For more information about the exchange, read our [...]

Furnishing a house in Montréal

There are so many things to consider when buying or renting a house in Montréal, from choosing the neighborhood you like, to deciding on an apartment (otherwise called a "condo" in Canada), town house, or full-sized home...the choices are endless. This means that when it comes to furniture in Montréal, furnishing a house can [...]

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