Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival-30th Anniversary, 2012

  English Shows July 10-29, 2012 Tickets: www.hahaha.com

Montreal History Museum: Musée McCord

Dedicated to Canadian history, the McCord Museum was inaugurated in 1921 by David Ross McCord, a native born Montrealer, whose family first settled in Canada in the 1700’s. McCord was an avid collector of all things related to the history of Montreal, Quebec and Canada and its varying cultures. It was his original collection and […]

Quebec Microbrewery: Les Brasseurs du Nord

Founded in 1987 and launching in 1988 with the Rousse, a dark amber, the first of its kind to be created by Quebec brewers, Les Brasseurs du Nord produce Boréale, a craft beer exclusive to Quebec. Maintaining an emphasis on quality over quantity, Les Brasseurs du Nord produce six ale-type beers: Boréale Rousse, Boréale Blonde, […]

The History of Montreal’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Montreal‘s St. Patrick’s Day parade has been held since 1824. The parade is named after St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, whose feast day falls on March 17. Born in the late 4th century in Roman Britain, Patrick showed little interest in Christianity until he was kidnapped and spent six years in Ireland as a […]

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