CCA Family Workshop Fun

Montreal on the Cheap regularly promotes the frequent and free Family Workshops at the Canadian Center of Architecture (CCA), but somehow they still fly under the radar of many people. Perhaps it’s the out-of-the-way location of the CCA, tucked below St. Catherine St. beside the Fort St. entrance to the expressway. Perhaps it’s that many people…

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Enjoy the shorelines

Thanks to the STM for permission to reprint this article from their newsletter, http://www.stm.info/en/offers-and-outings/newsletter Go for a change of scenery in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue The 211— Bord-du-Lac bus line is our longest. At its terminus stop in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, you can discover pedestrian pathways along the shoreline and canal locks that will strike a wistful chord with the…

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On the Ground at the Ormstown Fair

Surprisingly close to Montreal, just a 45 minute drive past Chateuguay, the charming town of Ormsville hosts an annual  country fair. The one we attended this past weekend (June 9th, 2013) was the 99th fair, so the 2014 centenary fair is bound to be something special. What can you expect at the fair? Access to…

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Camp Amy Molson

Just a little less than a year ago, our little girl was preparing for her first experience at a sleep-away camp. She was so excited and eager to go – she’d been begging for the experience for a couple of summers already. While our concern as parents as to whether she was really ready to…