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A young Montreal family lives aboard a sailboat for eight months of the year.
As Quebec’s third-largest city, Laval was long overdue for large-scale sports venue to support its booming population. In September, they finally got one: Place Bell, a multifunctional cultural and sports complex, is also home to an American Hockey League team, the Laval Rocket, owned by the Montreal Canadiens.
Mastering New Heights: How the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships combined star power and smart changes to create a successful event
When Richard Crépin heard there were scalpers outside Montreal’s Olympic Stadium selling tickets to the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships last October, the president of the event’s organizing committee thought he was being pranked.
“I went outside and there they were, on a Saturday night of a Canadiens game, scalping gymnastics tickets. That week, the city of Montreal forgot about hockey and focused on gymnastics."
About 4.5 Canadians - one in seven - have some sort of disability. Chances are delegates, speakers and exhibitors at your events will require special arrangements to ensure safety and inclusivity. Are you prepared?
Children heading to sleep-away camp take a major step toward independence. They’re free from the structure of school, parental rules, and most importantly, that little device super-glued to their hands: the smartphone.
How event planners can leverage event technology tools to cover everything from registration to polls, networking and digital signage.
If you're a homeowner, you already know that keeping your property in tiptop shape requires dedication and patience for ongoing maintenance. But what if you've put your home on the market, or even accepted an offer? Perhaps you're thinking: Not my problem anymore.
Sorry, folks, we've got news for you: Just because you’re selling doesn't mean you're off the hook from routine maintenance tasks—and that's especially true if you’ve already vacated the house.
Sure, a well-cared-for house shows bet...
Structural engineer Karyn Steenkamp's love of construction began at a very early age. And with CAESARS FORUM, she’s about to embark on the biggest project of her career.
This might sound familiar: Your house is up for sale, people have come to see it, and then nothing but crickets. So the logical thing to do would be to drop your listing price, right?
Pricing your home right is a complex science that depends on a multitude of factors—all of which are changing on a seemingly daily basis. Conventional wisdom urges some restraint when it comes to pricing your home at top dollar, and that's usually the right way to go. After all, you don't want t...
Montreal-born filmmaker Alexandra Lemay had a pretty unorthodox childhood. Her mother Manon fostered Lemay’s artistic instincts by allowing her to build her own toys and paint on walls, while she raised five biological children, several poodles and a pet skunk, and also fostering as many as 10 kids at once.
This film is Lemay's love letter to her eclectic mom....
More buyers are sizing up your space and making lightning-quick decisions about whether it's worth investigating further—or whether they should hop back in the car and move on to the next house.
Here's how to make the best first impression.
If you’ve decided to take your whole gang on a family vacation for the winter holidays, you’re not alone. According to a 2015 study by travel marketing organization MMGY Global, more than 40 percent of Americans reported taking a multigenerational trip the previous year. Virtuoso, an international travel agency network, cited multigenerational travel as its top trend in its 2016 study.