Predictably, with such a fast exit by winter, a season’s worth of garbage is revealed on the streets, yet to be cleaned up.
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Police used tear gas against students on Monday as they held a demo outside the Montreal office of Google where Jean Charest was speaking.
Concordia students are planning to demonstrate Tuesday to protest their university having given its rector an interest-free loan to buy a $1.4-million condo, taken as an example of the university’s habitual poor management of its money.
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The NDP has hung onto Jack Layton’s old riding of Toronto-Danforth with a 60% majority. The Liberal candidate nabbed 30% of the votes, and the Tories 5%.
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The Telegraph UK names Montreal the new Brooklyn in an indie music sense, based on artists seen at SXSW in Austin this month. Better or worse than being called the new Seattle as we were a few years ago?
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La Presse’s Yves Boisvert wrote last week about the “commercial agony” on the Plateau and the endless difficulties faced now by its shopkeepers. He changed his tune Tuesday, saying he exaggerated and that the Plateau was instead the site of a clash between two philosophies of urban life.
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Aveos, which Air Canada spun off a few years ago as a separate airplane maintenance company, closed up shop on Sunday, probably meaning the end of 1800 jobs. Several hundred of its workers are blocking access to Air Canada offices on Monday, presumably because the airline is now outsourcing the work.
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