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Two Promising All-Purpose Restaurants Have Landed in Cité-du-Multimédia

Welcome Monopole and Mélisse In the last week or so, not one but two new venues have touched down in Cité-du-Multimédia (the zone between Old Montreal and Griffintown) — and they’re two well-rounded additions to the neighbourhood. First...Show More Summary

The 18 Essential Quebec City Restaurants

Capital plates in the capital city Montreal might have more of a reputation as Quebec’s culinary hub (it’s helped along by a much larger population), but the province’s capital is not to be overlooked. The chefs, brewers, and patissiers...Show More Summary

Road Trip Week 2017 Starts Now

Gas up those vehicles Ladies and gentlemen, readers of all ages, please inch a little closer to your screen for a very special announcement. Starting right now and ending, oh, around 5:00 p.m. Friday, Eater will be your headquarters for all things highways, byways, gas stations, and old country roads. The first-ever Eater Road Trip Week starts now. Show More Summary

Fiddler’s Green Irish Pub Shuttered Over The Weekend — and Other Closures

And a beloved community co-op might be getting evicted DOWNTOWN — Montreal’s Irish pub options shrank over the weekend, as Bishop Street mainstay Fiddler’s Green shut its doors. In a Facebook post not long ago, the owner declared it was time to retire, and the pub’s final night was Sunday. Show More Summary

Montreal Grand Prix Weekend: Best Restaurants and Bars

How to make the most of F1 madness Formula 1 weekend in Montreal can get pretty nutty as car-crazy visitors pile into town (fun fact — some Montrealers actively leave the city to escape it). Here's a collection of some of Eater Montreal's top maps to help you figure out the food side of the ordeal.

Critic Lavishes Five Stars on a Quebec City Restaurant’s Foresty Fare

While another critic lambasts a popular Korean eatery It’s time for Le Devoir’s monthly Quebec City restaurant review from Catherine Ferland, and this one is a major rave. She’s at Chez Boulay, the Nordic bistro from doyen of the food scene Jean-Luc Boulay (perhaps best known for his old Quebec City restaurant Le Saint Amour). Show More Summary

10 New Terrasses to Check Out For Summer 2017

Patio power Montrealers are really damn good at making use of terrasses (that means “patio”, for any non-locals) in the summertime, even if the city’s bureaucracy can make adding them difficult. Here are 10 bars and restaurants thatShow More Summary

The YIMBY Movement is Taking Off

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

With more people priced out of the real estate market, some young people are calling for more housing options. Toronto housing prices are out of control. We all know that. With double-digit year-over-year price growth for the past decade...Show More Summary

Les Street Monkeys Gets Ready to Bring Cambodian Eats to Verdun

Also, Cambodian cocktails Montreal’s Cambodian food scene is slim, but is about to get a big boost, when Les Street Monkeys opens in the coming weeks on Wellington in Verdun. It comes from co-owner and chef Tota Oung, William Kit, and Sihour Kong, alongside one silent partner. Show More Summary

‘Politicians should be putting more into housing’

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Subsidized housing and social assistance aren't enough to get by in Toronto for many people. Wallace Moore has been living in Toronto since 1980, and waited more than a decade for a subsidized housing unit. He receives income from Ontario...Show More Summary

The Best Montreal Ice Cream Shops

Brace for the mother of all brain freezes Hey Montreal, remember when the only ice cream came from Québon and Sealtest? Times have changed—these 20 ice cream shops (listed in geographical order) are the crème de la crème.

Urban Planner: What’s On In Toronto, June 8-13

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

This week in Toronto, shows and concerts connected to Manifesto and Queer Pride; cabaret comedy with Chris Gethard, Rebecca Kohler, and Theatre Inamorata; naked bike rides, park concerts, androids, and clown dates. Thursday, June 8 A...Show More Summary

Here Are The Details On Obama and Trudeau’s Liverpool House Menu

Including what it was like inside the restaurant The restaurant news of the last 24 hours is undoubtedly Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s meal with former US President Barack Obama at Montreal dining staple Liverpool House. And now, the...Show More Summary

What Could Canada Have Been if the Treaty Process Was Fair?

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The Toronto Purchase was supposed to be a rental, but the Mississaugas were still forced off the land. I’ll start by saying that I am Anishnabe. Or First Nations, or Indigenous, or native, or Indian. I am from a long line of people that discovered this continent first. Show More Summary

High-speed Rail For Whom?

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

If we build a new rail line in southern Ontario, it won't pay for itself. A few weeks ago, the Ontario government announced the environmental assessment for the introduction of a high-speed rail network. I am in favour of the province investing in improvements to regional transit, as I have previously written. Show More Summary

Obama and Trudeau Have A Liverpool House Dinner Date in Montreal

And the internet loves it Former US President Barack Obama made his first visit to Canada since leaving office Tuesday afternoon, and while his convention centre speech was the big headline, the internet and local media seem more enamoured...Show More Summary

How Indigenous Place-making Can Make Cities Sites of Reconciliation

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Youth-led engagement processes transformed Thunder Bay’s waterfront. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Place-making is used to describe projects ranging from the design of playgrounds to the construction of condominiums. Show More Summary

La Diperie Jumps To 21 Locations Around Greater Montreal This Summer

Here’s the full list of new and soon-to-open Diperies By mid-summer, Montreal-founded ice cream chain La Diperie will have a much larger presence on the frozen dairy product market — the retailer of soft serve dipped in chocolate, caramel,...Show More Summary

How Did the Province Do on Land-Use Plan Amendments?

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The Ontario government announced changes for land-use plans in the Greater Golden Horseshoe last month. This article is brought to you by Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation Creating complete communities where people can live with easy access to services, jobs, shops, and green space is a complex process. Show More Summary

The First Step for a Fairer City? Getting Women Elected

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Women Win Toronto, an organization to help women run for municipal office, is holding a launch event Wednesday. How do you know you belong? We often look to our communities for the comforting feeling that we belong in Toronto. Being able to connect with our neighbours and see ourselves reflected in our city is an important aspect of belonging. Show More Summary

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