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CFL, Alouettes confirm jointly that Montreal co-owner Sidney Spiegel has passed away – Montreal

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed the Montreal Alouettes of a 2020 season and co-owner Sidney Spiegel the chance to see his franchise play. Spiegel died Wednesday in Toronto. Both the Alouettes and CFL confirmed Siegel’s passing in separate statements Friday. Spiegel’s age wasn’t divulged. But he was listed as being 89…
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Montreal couple falls in a lot more than love after passionate kiss breaks window – Montreal

A barbershop located in Montreal’s Rosemont-Petite-Patrie is getting viral attention after posting its security camera footage online of two unexpected walk-in customers early Monday morning. The video shows a couple stumbling into Savvy Barbershop’s entranceway on St. Hubert Street at 6:49 a.m. The woman has her arms slung around…
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CFL, XFL face plenty of hurdles if they want to join forces and form a partnership

The CFL and XFL are continuing their talks on a potential partnership and ways to grow the game. However, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, a co-owner of the American-based XFL, gave the impression the two sides are much further along with a recent tweet. “We’ll figure out a smart season…
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Long-running Mile End bookstore says it will be forced to close after landlord demands rent hike

A growing number of Montrealers are expressing outrage about the fate of a small independent book store in the Mile End. S.W. Welch Books has been operating for nearly 40 years. But because its landlord is imposing a huge rent increase, the owner says the store will likely be…
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Plaza Saint-Hubert merchants feel supported while dealing with construction, coronavirus woes – Montreal

It’s a challenge being a merchant in the Plaza Saint-Hubert and not just due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Little Italy shopping destination on St-Hubert Street is part of a $50-million construction project put in place by the city back in 2018. “It is a blessing in disguise,” said Véronique…