As of Monday, businesses in Quebec, including stores, restaurants, cinemas, and bars, will once again be limited to 50% capacity. Private gatherings will also be limited to ten people, including for the holidays. Quebec Premier François Legault made the announcement at an early evening press conference and cited the increased spread of the Omicron COVID-19 […]

It’s the winter, a time when indoor shows have traditionally been a refuge from Montreal winter. Unfortunately last year that wasn’t the case, for obvious reasons, but this year, we’re heading back to semi-normal. With that in mind, let’s get started: Three More Weeks of #LECYPHER Thursdays After five sellout shows, Urban Science are closing […]

This week, we have a couple of groups that we have previously covered for their virtual performances that have switched back to in-person. Let’s get started: Titelaine Launch On veut vivre notre vie en vacances What a better time than fall to think about summer vacation, or vacations in general. That’s probably what Montreal duo […]

It’s official. Quebecers who want to use certain services or take part in certain activities deemed “non-essential” need to present proof of being adequately vaccinated against COVID-19 to do so. Quebec is the first Canadian province to implement a COVID vaccine passport, but with Ontario, BC and Manitoba working on their own systems, it won’t […]

Gracia Kasoki Katahwa will run for Borough Mayor of Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce under the Projet Montréal banner. Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante made the announcement earlier today at a press conference in the borough alongside Katahwa and seven other first-time candidates whom Plante referred to as the future of her party. Katahwa joins an arguably crowded field which […]

Now that the hybrid Just for Laughs is over, festival season continues. This week, we’ve got two Montreal summer mainstays back in different forms and a Rouyn-Noranda-based festival running a mini-fest in our city for the first time. Let’s get started: Osheaga Through the Ages While it’s sadly true that Osheaga won’t be returning to […]

Summer is heating up both literally and figuratively in Montreal and we’ve got some outdoors and in-person events this week. Let’s get started: ShazamFest is Back This Weekend ShazamFest is truly one of Quebec’s most unique festivals. It’s eco-friendly, happens in the Easten Townships and offers a mix of music, circus, burlesque, dance, wrestling and […]