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The Earth is talking, and Montreal is listening
Since July 29, the world has been living on credit. According to a report by the well-respected Global Footprint Network...
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Welcome to MontréART
Wherever you go in Montreal, chances are you’re mere steps from a work of art. Sure, you can find art in galleries and m...
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Discover the Best Christmas Markets in Quebec
Special Collaboration: Ôrigine, artisans hôteliers. Stretching from the Outaouais region to Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, The...
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Lufa Farms: First commercial rooftop greenhouse in the world
In 2011, urban agriculture moved up to the next level when Lufa Farms opened the world’s first ever rooftop greenhouse, ...
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Zero-waste grocery stores
Like some European cities, Montreal could well become a zero-waste city, providing that the population adopts eco-respon...
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Our landfills are filled to bursting
While Asian countries once welcomed our plastic scrap as it was needed for manufacturing, infrastructure and housing, th...
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A new lease on life for both felled ash trees and jobless young people
Such a tiny critter—a scant 1 cm—but so resilient and so devastating! Natural Resources Canada states that once it arriv...
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A haven of greenery rises from a former city dump
From the early 1920s to 1968, the Saint-Michel district was renown for its immense limestone quarry, which was also home...
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Packaging we can’t keep under wraps
Food packaging products have received a lot of bad press in recent years. While both essential to protect food and usefu...
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Toss the habit, not the cup
The organization Ville en vert estimates that 1.5 billion coffee cups are sent to Quebec landfill sites every year! When...
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Ethical souvenirs
I’ve long been an ardent supporter of fair trade production, sustainable development, traditional know-how and local cra...
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Caro’s picks: Social Responsability
In this new issue, Caroline presents some of her favourite picks that have one thing in common: all are conscientious co...
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Loop: a fresh take on juice!!
A gnarly wrinkle here, a cosmetic blemish there... imperfections that could result in rejection: the fate of millions of...
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The Earth is running out of room
In 1920, the world’s population stood at 1.8 billion. Today, 100 years later, our poor old Mother Earth has to shelter, ...
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Montreal stands up
Quebec is unique in North America. Some see it as a settlement of indomitable Gauls surrounded by forests and lakes, oth...
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Public art is a great bet
Among the major promoters of art in Montreal, mention must be made of Loto-Québec, the state-owned company whose collect...
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