Throwback Thursday!

This week’s Throwback Thursday is EC Montreal‘s annual Christmas tree trimming party.  This wonderful activity would kick off our Joyful December social events calendar!  The EC Montreal team would set up the bare tree in the center of the student lounge and have baskets and baskets of o … Read more

Pop Up Christmas Markets to Discover in Montreal!

As increased safety measures and stricter restrictions are being rolled out in the province of Quebec, it delights us to hear of happy news. There will be pop up outdoor Christmas markets in several parts of the city! The city of Montreal will come to life for the holiday season. Outdoor activities … Read more

Recipe of the Week!

As we approach the holiday season, the weather is dipping below zero and nighttime seems to be coming earlier and earlier. The sun is setting before 4:30 p.m. and we have the impression that we have less time. I like to serve my family comforting meals during the winter months. I also feel like I do … Read more

Throwback Thursday!

This week’s Throwback Thursday image is that of our annual hot chocolate activity that is part of our Soulful November themed calendar of events.  The month of November is all about soothing the mind, body and soul with comfort.  As the temperatures begin to dip below zero, we yearn for warm a … Read more

Recipe of the Week!

As it is already looking like Christmas in Montreal, I am getting excited to celebrate the holidays this year.  We have already put up our Christmas tree and the entire city of Montreal is all lit up!  Our Christmas festivities will be a little different this year, but we still need to do our best t … Read more

It’s Already Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!

We are only mid-November and yet, if you look around the city of Montreal, it is already beginning to look like Christmas!  Given the stress of the pandemic, we need a lot of joy in our lives right now and the city of Montreal is in complete agreement.  They have gone all out this year!  There are C … Read more

Throwback Thursday!

This week’s Throwback Thursday image is that of EC Montreal’s annual grilled cheese event.  You may wonder why our taste of Montreal during the month of November is that of grilled cheese.  Every month, EC Montreal has a monthly themed social events calendar.  We created the themes based … Read more

Canada Ranked the Second Best Country in the World!

On the same day that the United States of America declared a new President elect, Joe Biden, a report done annually by U.S. News & World Report, BAV Group and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania named Canada the second-best country in the world!  The report looked at perceptions … Read more

Recipe of the Week!

The seasons are changing in Montreal and we are getting closer and closer to winter. The grocery stores are beginning to stock their shelves with Christmas ingredients. We can find fruit cakes, Italian panettone, chocolate in all shapes and forms, dried fruit and nuts. You can see barrels and barrel … Read more