Creating 18 Shades of Gay

Look up to the sky in Montreal’s gay village and you will see a rainbow. Six years ago, Claude Cormier and Yannick Roberge of the landscape art & design firm Claude Cormier + Associés Inc. brought a little magic to a stretch of St. Catherine street with over 150,000 pink balls cascading overhead. In celebration of Montreal’s…

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The Little Montreal LGBTQ Press That Could

When long-time friends and current neighbours Ashley Fortier and Oliver Fugler decided to launch a small, independent press back in 2015, they didn’t have specific goals in mind for the future. With a focus on producing quality materials relevant to queer, feminist, and social justice communities, the two co-publishers of Metonymy Press, who met back…

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These Breathtaking Photos Give You the Best Views from Montreal’s Benches

With every bench comes a view, and the support needed to truly sit back and appreciate it. Inspired by the various Montreal benches he encounters every day and the breathtaking views they give us, staff photographer Kalden Dhatsenpa decided to document a series of benches that offer the city’s best perspectives. Take look at some of Montreal’s most spectacular scenes, from…

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