The Case for Mirabel

James Cherry , the president of Aeroports de Montréal wants to demolish the main terminal of Mirabel International Airport, effectively putting the final nail in the coffin of our much beleaguered former Eastern Gateway. He justifies his position thusly: Mirabel is no longer a passenger airport, the terminal costs about $5 million per year to…

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History Lesson: Corrid’Art

Over the course of the 20th century, Montreal made two significant contributions to world art. The first, Expo 67, was immediately recognized internationally, and wholeheartedly approved. It was clean, correct, hyper modern, cosmopolitan, and an optimistic celebration of human achievement. The other came nine years later and was destroyed before its debut, declared an obscenity…

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