Youth Ski for Free with the Snow Pass

Interested in a pass to let your little one ski for (almost) free at popular ski hills throughout Quebec and across Canada? If your kids are in Grades 4 or 5, then they are eligible for the SnowPassTM – a Canadian Ski Council initiative that lets interested youngsters ski or snowboard free three days during the season at…

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…

Exporail Train Museum

Although it does involve a car trip, a visit to the Exporail train museum is much less of a journey than we anticipated.Just over the Mercier bridge in St. Constant, if you have a good navigator and don’t need to stop to discipline the kids in the back, you can be pulling into the parking…