Tens of thousands of protesters participated in a march against the Quebec government’s proposed austerity measures on Saturday, Nov. 29. According to the organizers of the protest, the Collectif Refusons l’Austerité, over 125,000 people participated in both Montreal and Quebec City. Protesters included representatives from student unions, employees of the[Read More…]
Montreal brunch delights
L’Evidence It’s easy to walk past L’Evidence when strolling along Saint- Denis—the burnt orange sign is unassuming compared to the bright lights of other restaurants on the bustling street. However, doing so would be a mistake as the food is delectable, the coffee bottomless, and the service polite and welcoming.[Read More…]
Art in the digital world
On Nov. 5, as part of McGill Innovation Week 2014, art and technology enthusiasts alike gathered in Tanna Schulich Hall for a panel discussion on art and innovation. The event was organized by Standpoints, a student-run cultural think-tank. The night’s speakers included Stéphane Aquin, curator of contemporary art at the[Read More…]
Escape from reality with Echappe-Toi
Echappe-Toi, a real-life simulation experience based on Montreal’s Parthenais Prison, launched in Montreal on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Created by Montreal entrepreneurial lab Les Entrepreneurs Associés, the game offers participants 60 minutes to escape from a room using teamwork and a variety of clues. Popularized by Japanese role-playing video games in[Read More…]
Point counterpoint: O captain my captain or The more the merrier
Head Coach Michael Therrien ruffled a few feathers in the hockey world this offseason when he announced that the Canadiens would be dividing the team’s leadership duties among four alternate captains. The wisdom behind having a sole captain is that it provides a veteran presence for the team to rally[Read More…]
Commentary: People’s Climate march a sign of renewed grassroots fervor
I spent my summer scanning environmental news stories, specifically those related to climate change.
Chowing down on the city’s biggest dishes
Food lovers can ‘step up to the plate’ this fall by partaking in food challenges all around Montreal.
Terraces to tickle your fancy
Sunny afternoons and warm nights are scarce in Montreal throughout the school year, which is why it’s important to enjoy Montreal’s terrace bars before the summer leaves for good.
From the Mainland to Montreal
This past weekend marked the premiere of the movie But Always (Yi Sheng Yi Shi), a 1970s drama that revolves around two former lovers from Beijing who meet by coincidence in New York City and rekindle their lost romance.
Montreal calls for regulation of e-cigarettes
As a cultural hub, Montreal is always quick to adopt the newest trends. It comes as no surprise, then, that when the coolest thing since smoking became ‘smoking,’ Montrealers began using e-cigarettes.