Montréal

Le Sud-Ouest

The so-called south-west districts of Montréal—Pointe-St-Charles, St-Henri, and Griffintown—have always been rough and tumble working-class neighbourhoods. Much of this can be attributed to the industry that flourished in the area during the 19th and 20th centuries: industry (both light and heavy), shipping companies, chemical companies, lumberyards, grain mills, storage silos, and frankly any enterprise that …

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Tempus Fugit

My oh my how time flies. September and October were a blur—in my mind Labour Day was just last weekend—and by all indications, November and December will zip by just as quickly. From my perspective, September and October are arguably the absolute BEST months of the year in these parts (Ottawa, nicely sandwiched between Toronto …

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