Happy Canada Day 2015

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA / BONNE FÊTE CANADA On this 148th birthday of Canada I will let others do the writing about my country. No doubt this is in keeping with our reputation of being polite folks. The CBC has a piece on how Canada is perceived around the word, in which they ask Canadian Studies teachersContinue reading “Happy Canada Day 2015”

Canada Day 2014

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA / BONNE FÊTE CANADA DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit ofContinue reading “Canada Day 2014”

Five Ways To Condense Montreal’s Summer Events

As I write this we are still in the midst of a very ugly provincial election campaign that has seen more mud slung than a Spring Break Wet T-shirt/Mud Wrestling contest. In years when the Winter Olympics are held, the NHL suspends league play for the two-week period of the games to allow players fromContinue reading “Five Ways To Condense Montreal’s Summer Events”

Canada Day activities in Montreal

Tomorrow is Canada Day, the 146th “Birthday” of our country. Contrary to some popular beliefs, the day is, in fact, celebrated in Quebec as well as the rest of the country. Nowhere is that more true than in Montreal where many municipalities host Canada Day celebrations while the Old Port of Montreal is the sceneContinue reading “Canada Day activities in Montreal”

Happy Canada Day weekend!!

The temperature is in the mid-thirties, the humidity is making it feel like the mid-forties, moving jobs are now taking the place of construction work in blocking the streets of Montreal, the Jazz Festival is in full swing – it must be Canada Day!! Even the Empire State Building in New York took a momentContinue reading “Happy Canada Day weekend!!”