Nelson Hotel

by Dick Nieuwendyk   In 1856, the merchant Amable Cyprien Prévost acquired two adjoining lots on the east side of Jacques Cartier Square with houses in front and outbuildings in the rear. The following year, he replaced one of the old structures ...

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Target Stores Announce Fall Openings

by Bonnie Wurst – Special   Target Stores have announced the fall opening dates for 16 of the 25 stores planned to open across Quebec between now and early 2014. The U.S. retail giant began opening stores in Canada last March after announcing ...

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Gas For Beans!

by Bonnie Wurst     Labour Day weekend has come and gone, the kids are back in school, the yoga groups and exercise programs are starting their new sessions – and (surprise!) the gas prices are once again up at the pumps. I ...

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Wild game and wine

By Marco Giovanetti   As the days become shorter and the night’s cooler, most people think about hibernating on the sofa in their free time. For many hunters however, it’s time to get outside. For animals in the wild, survival during these cold ...

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CDN-NDG bans drive-thru restaurants

Borough strives to promote healthy habits   by John Symon   On Tuesday, the Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce (CDN—NDG) Borough Council held its regular meeting, approving a draft bylaw to ban new drive-through restaurants over the entire borough territory.  The motion was unanimously adopted by the councillors ...

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