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What’s cooking in the Canadian bakery business?

You may have missed the story last week in the hubbub over the discovery of a solar system with Earth-like planets, refugees fleeing to Canada from the United States, and the déconfiture (falling apart) of the Montreal Canadiens. But this is big: The Great British Bake Off (GBBO) is coming to Canada, and what’s more, there will be a Canadian edition!

Architecture: improving urban living by design

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Photo: Cassandra Kerwin

Architect and Université Laval professor Carole Després gave students at Champlain-St. Lawrence a different perspective on urban living and planning during her talk on February 21.

CEDEC Youth Startup Business Workshop - March 25

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Wednesday, March 25, at 5:00 p.m. - CEDEC Youth Startup Business Workshop - Do you have an idea for a project or business? Are you between 18 and 35? Put your entrepreneurial qualities to the test, explore your idea and learn how to take it further! Learn from William Hush of BellePoubelle how you can turn your passion into a business.

JEF the fishmonger brings an English classic to Quebec City

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Photo: Sophie Rivett-Carnac

Watch out, poutine-lovers – another guilty pleasure awaits you. The classic English “fish and chips” dish has made its way to the Basse-Ville and is set to make waves.

Save Your Children!

We must feed their talents, their dreams, and their hopes. But first, we must feed their empty stomachs with rich nutrients; something they can’t afford.

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Photo: Kristina Giguere, Camille Boulanger, Florence Demers, Mr.Foy


Situated at the heart of the Saint-Sauveur neighborhood, Pignon Bleu is the primary actor in the fight against poverty in the region of Quebec.

The Empowerment Equation

Take a deep breath in... you should read this.

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Let me start off by sharing a story with you. The founder of The International Association for Human Values and The Art of Living Foundation, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a global humanitarian and expert on the mind. Sri Sri was invited to give the keynote speech at the international head quarters of Nokia, in Helsinki, Finland. The address was incredibly engaging, and inspiring.

10 Great Reasons to Use a Mortgage Broker

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1 Get independent advice on your financial options. As independent mortgage brokers and mortgage agents, we’re not tied to any one lender or range of products. Our goal is to help you successfully finance your home or property. We’ll start by getting to know you and your homeownership goals.

Canadian mortgage debt a concern: Flaherty

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Photo: The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick

TORONTO -- Finance Minister Jim Flaherty says he's still concerned about the mortgage debt Canadians are carrying, but adds he thinks they're getting the message that interest rates won't stay low forever.
"I remain concerned about people taking on larger obligations than they would be able to afford were interest rates to go up, as they inevitably will," Flaherty said.

Laval University students study a unique bison herd

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The bison graze in meadows, along lakes, and throughout the thick aspen forests of Prince Albert National Park.
Photo by Bethann G. Merkle

Auberge Saint-Antoine offers Grape Harvest package

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Photo: Marie White

Shortly after receiving the prestigious 2012 Top City Hotel in Canada Award from Travel and Leisure Magazine in New York City, the Auberge Saint-Antoine announced its newest novelty. Guests will be offered a luxurious experience called the Grape Harvest package on two weekends this October.

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