Montreal Grand Prix Signage Help for Tourists

Should you be considering visiting my fair city this weekend to take in the Formula One Grand Prix, as many are if hotel and restaurant reservations indicate, I am suggesting to Mayor Coderre the following sign. Rather than infuriate visitors with thousands of roadwork detour signs and road closures notices, on top of our potholedContinue reading “Montreal Grand Prix Signage Help for Tourists”

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”

Is international media attention good for the Quebec student protesters?

As I write this the sound of a helicopter hovering over Montreal’s downtown area is loud and clear. Once again the student protesters are out but this weekend they have a bigger audience. With the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix in town a more international audience is being informed of the plight of the students.Continue reading “Is international media attention good for the Quebec student protesters?”

Quebec students and Formula 1

This isn’t the kind of news coverage any city wants to get: Canadian Grand Prix ‘open doors’ day scrapped amid fear of protests in Montreal If the protesting students want free tuition, that money will have to come from somewhere. Some will come from increased taxation, but other money will come from outside investment. ThereforeContinue reading “Quebec students and Formula 1”