Le Grand Poutinefest is Back this Weekend!

Montreal’s annual Poutine festival will still be taking place this weekend despite the pandemic. It will be a “drive through” event so it will be as contactless as possible, keeping the public safe. For those who don’t know, Poutine is a very popular dish in Quebec. It is the ultimate junk food that … Read more

Throwback Thursday!

This week’s Throwback Thursday image is of our annual apple picking activity and apple festival at EC Montreal.  It is the beginning of apple season in Quebec.  We have many apple orchards located very close to Montreal.  You can drive for approximately thirty minutes north of Montreal to reac … Read more

Recipe of the Week!

Can you feel the weather starting to change?  Are your mornings and evenings getting a little cooler?  We hate to say goodbye to summer but autumn is right around the corner.  It is sad to bid farewell to the hot and sunny days, to swimming in the pool and picnicking at the beach.  It is hard to say … Read more

Montreal’s Biodome is Reopening on August 31!

We are beyond thrilled to learn that our beloved Biodome is reopening on the same day as EC Montreal; August 31!  The Biodome has been undergoing major renovations for the past two years.  We have missed taking our students to visit one of Montreal’s most iconic landmarks!  For those of you wh … Read more

Throwback Thursday!

This week’s Throwback Thursday is an image of EC Montreal’s annual frozen treats day!  Every August, we surprise our students with a variety of frozen desserts to celebrate the end of summer.  Nobody can resist these sweet treats and they are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. … Read more

The Montreal Comedy Series Starts Next Week!

Normally, every summer, Montreal hosts the Just for Laughs festival. It is a festival that spreads laughter, happiness and cheerfulness. We welcome comedians from all over the world to perform to eager crowds. We missed the festival this year and that’s why we were so thrilled to learn that Montreal … Read more

Montreal Businesses Seek English Speakers!

A recent study conducted by L’Office Quebecoise de la langue Francaise revealed that 40% of businesses in Quebec list speaking English as a requirement or an asset for candidates.  The percentage of businesses on the island of Montreal who require candidates to speak English was an astounding … Read more

Recipe of the Week!

EC Montreal will reopen on August 31, in less than two weeks!  We can hardly believe it.  We have been working from home since mid-March.  We have spent two seasons at home; spring and summer.  We have loved teaching our students online with EC Virtual, however, we have really missed being at the sc … Read more

Together Apart Street Art!

Many of Montreal’s most beloved summer festivals have been moved online on virtual platforms.  We have managed to celebrate our annual events differently in order to stay socially distant and safe. Montreal is known for its festivals.  This city hosts over one hundred festivals a year and summ … Read more