Canadian home prices seem somewhat reasonable compared to major cities around the world on the price to square footage basis.
We’re well into 2017 and this year Canadians are celebrating our 150th anniversary. But a lot of people living here in Montréal seem to be confused because there are actually two celebrations happening simultaneously. It’s Canada’s 150th anniversary, but it’s also Montréal’s 375th anniversary. As a result, there’s a staggering degree of overlap between events […]
Canada 150 and Montreal 375: One of the biggest shows, honouring both anniversaries, was the illumination of the Jacques Cartier Bridge with a massive installation of LED lights that were activated in real time on May 17th. The display will continue to fascinate by a subtle flickering of the lights intended to communicate Montrealers’ vitality. […]
Montreal is poised to reverse the brain drain that has seen many of our brightest researchers leave to find employment elsewhere. And it appears that we, as a nation, are poised to attract large corporations and start-ups; it will be interesting to observe if investment opportunities unfold. Catalyst 137, a $55 million project is scheduled […]
According to a recent entertainment report in the Toronto Star, Montreal is rapidly catching up with Toronto and Vancouver as a big movie location in Canada. “Every actor should be lucky enough to film in Quebec,” said Peter Coyote, “I think it’s a charmed environment.” Charmed environment? But of course! But we’re pretty sure the […]
$39.5 Million Earmarked For Lighting Up The Jacques Cartier Bridge To Celebrate Montreal’s 375th and Canada’s 150th Anniversaries. We love the idea of Montreal’s massive potential as a national and international business and investment hub; it’s a city of unparalleled elegance, style and joie de vivre. But we’re in the business of assessing risk‐adjusted, long‐term […]
Rising real estate values drive the average net worth of Metro Vancouver households up over $1 million! According to a study published by Environics Analytics, the average net worth of Vancouver households rose 7.1 per cent last year to hit $1,036,202 by the end of 2015. Second came Toronto with an average net worth of […]
Montreal universities announce federally funded breakthrough investment of $213M for computer and brain research. We don`t believe the doom-and-gloom stories about Montreal’s economic decline, especially the ones about the growth of high-tech enterprises where Quebec continues to be a national leader. And here’s further proof: Montreal’s leading research institutions — Université de Montréal, McGill University, […]