An English lecture allows Alapi to consider some important questions about the Man of Steel.
By the end of the 1950s, Maurice Duplessis had been in politics for thirty-two years of his life, eighteen of which had been as Premier of Québec. From humble beginnings as [read on]
Zsolt Alapi begins a new column with an homage to a show at the Rising Sun.
What should you be doing in August in Montreal?
Don’t miss a thing this July with our monthly calendar of what’s happening in the city.
John Diefenbaker’s law practice that began in a shack that he had built on a vacant spot of land and ended with his competitor being run out of town. His political career [read on]
Natural gas, a fossil fuel substance that occurs naturally in the soil, can be harnessed to power homes and vehicles and is generally less toxic to the environment than other [read on]
June is a month of festivals in Montreal. Here are the ones you might want to check out.
How many more sleeps until the Fringe?
In 1956, while the big movers and shakers of the next generation such as Jean Lesage and René Lévesque were already in politics or moving towards that goal, Robert [read on]
Cathartic and fun, choose your weapons and your games and get your angst out.
There are more festivals than sunny days in May — and May tends to be full of sunshine in the city!
Wilbert Coffin was firstly a Gaspésien. A prospector by trade, his chance run in with three men and six hundred dollars led to one of the most hotly-debated cases in [read on]
As Maurice Duplessis reigned the world politics, there was another Maurice who reigned the hearts and minds of sports fanatics: Maurice Richard, the star hockey player of the [read on]
It’s officially tax time in Canada, and you might be wondering why residents of Québec must fill out two income tax forms. Surprisingly, this is one of Maurice [read on]
September 1952 marked a leap in Canadian media: Radio-Canada marked its first television broadcast. Its English counterpart, the CBC, broadcasting days after Radio-Canada’s [read on]
Your list of the best festivals and events taking place this April in Montreal
Montreal is in like a lion and out like a lion when it comes to festivals and events. March has got you covered from films on art to going all green on St. Pat’s
Well into his third term as Premier, Maurice Duplessis‘ campaign to electrify the countryside was going well, while his operation that imprisoned hundreds of thousands [read on]
Maurice Duplessis, back in power after a stunning election, was once again at the very top of the provincial politics pecking order. Many things had changed as he sat as the [read on]