From Montreal: Dear Fort McMurray

Dear Fort McMurray, There can be no denying that Alberta and Québec have had our differences over the years. Be it sports rivalries – NHL and CFL – or disagreements on pipelines and threats of freezing in the dark. But these seem trivial in light of your current plight. There can be no denying thatContinue reading “From Montreal: Dear Fort McMurray”

High Heat Warning, Visiting Cicadas and Bernie Sanders

Perhaps known more for our extreme cold, Montreal is currently in the grips of a heat wave. The warning below issued by Environment Canada gives you some indication. Remember those figures are in Celsius; Humidex values between 35° – 40° translates to 95°F and 104°F. I have heard a rumour that the heat and humidityContinue reading “High Heat Warning, Visiting Cicadas and Bernie Sanders”

Australian wild fires might make you think twice about a long Montreal winter

So you like summer better than winter do you? Maybe this will give you some food for thought! On the left is a photo taken outside Notre Dame Basilica in Montreal during a recent one-day record-setting snowstorm. On the right is a shot of Tammy Holmes and grandchildren Charlotte, Esther, Liam, Matilda and Caleb as theyContinue reading “Australian wild fires might make you think twice about a long Montreal winter”