Montreal Gets New Review Show

Coming Saturday, October 12 (at 6 AM!!) will be the launch of CBC Television’s new weekly local review program, Our Montreal. No worries for those who refuse to forego the weekend sleep-in, the show repeats on Sundays and Mondays at 11 AM. Our Montreal is being billed as “an hour-long current affairs review program that…

10 Tween-Appropriate Scary Movies

So, you’ve got tweens or young teens in the house who crave getting into the Halloween spirit with a Friday night scary movie, but a quick glance at the selection of scary films makes your hair stand on end? We thought to share what we consider to be 10 good picks. Our criteria? For us,…

Your smartphone’s great, but can it love you?

I was recently reading a story on the Financial Post about the hidden costs of letting co-workers treat each other impolitely and without respect. The story looked at a study which revealed that workers that feel snubbed or disrespected will very often get even with the transgressor in subtle ways, but also will almost as…

The 5 Best Montreal Parks

Though many bemoan the creeping and seemingly unstoppable urbanization of Montreal island, the fact remains that this city is embarrassingly thick with free access public parks. From the most modest “place” which may be little more than a bench and a tree to offer a mid-day retreat, to the sweeping grand acreages of Montreal’s major…