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5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN THE MONTREAL WINTER

  We’re not going to try and pretend it’s not true: we have a reputation for our nippy winters. But Montrealers are brave folk. We refuse to stay cooped up in our homes because there is a bit of snow on the ground. Instead we use the fluffy white stuff to our advantage! Here are five free* ways to enjoy the winter wonderland in Montreal.

GREY CUP PARADE 2010: MONTREAL’S ALS WIN AGAIN

Montrealers came down to the streets to celebrate the Alouettes Grey Cup Victory, laset wednesday. The team spirit was high up despite the bad weather, as proven in this video. Go Alls Go !

WHERE TO SKATE IN MONTREAL

Let’s get right to it: you know what ice skating is and even if you’ve never been to Montreal before, you probably think it’s a good place for it. And you’re right. Here’s a list of places where you can skate arm and arm with a loved one, play pick-up hockey with some goons you just met or just freeze standing up for a while before getting some hot chocolate…

10 SCENIC JOGGING ROUTES IN MONTREAL

If you’re preparing to run a marathon or any other running race, you know that a weekend getaway does not mean a vacation from your training program. Montreal has hundreds of hectares allocated to urban park space, enabling locals and visitors to jog safely. With the help of runningmap.com, I’ve created 10 different jogging itineraries. From the easy to the arduous, these routes will keep your training on schedule, while touring through some of the best Montreal scenery.

8 THINGS TO DO IN MONTREAL BEFORE THE END OF SUMMER

Boutiques might have unveiled their fall collections, but don’t be fooled – summer is not over yet!!! Here are eight delightful things to do in Montreal before we kick into fall romance.

MEET A MONTREALER: ANTHONY CALVILLO

I don’t think there is a single person in Montreal who doesn’t know Anthony Calvillo. But if there is, you definitely don’t want to be their friend as they’ve clearly been living under a rock for the past 13 years. Known as Montreal’s favorite Alouette, quarterback Anthony Calvillo also happens to be one of the most outstanding players in the Canadian Football League’s history. The Los Angeles native got us three  Grey Cup this past decade, in 2002 and just last season in 2009 (you might remember this insider video shot by fullback, Kerry Carter, at the championship parade). I met with Anthony after practice at the Olympic Stadium to ask him about some of his favorite Montreal hangout spots. Here’s the juice!

TOTEM: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S NEWEST SHOW DEBUTS IN MONTRÉAL

From April 22 until June 27 you can revel in the magic of Cirque du Soleil on its home soil. The Cirque du Soleil is arguably Montréal’s greatest export. The imaginative blend of acrobatic performers, emotive music and street-style entertainers has captured the hearts of dreamers for the past 25 years. Now with a new show, TOTEM, just unveiled in the Old Port of Montréal, us locals are buzzing with excitement, knowing that we are the first city in the world to enjoy the show. And you can join us.