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Montreal: More COVID-19 cancellations

Even as the original source of the virus, Wuhan China, emerges from a COVID-19 lockdown, and Austria and Denmark begin to ease their restrictions, in Canada, the opposite still holds. Major events in cities across the country have been cancelled »

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Update: Another international event falls victim to Covid-19

118,000 cases in 114 countries and 4,291 deaths. Now officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, the latest event to be cancelled because of the spreading virus is the World Figure Skating Championship set for Montreal starting next »

Arts & Entertainment, International

F1: Another Canadian to enter the top echelon of racing

Since the heyday of superstar driver Gilles Villeneuve in the 70’s and 80’s, and later his son Jacques who left racing in 2006, Canada had been absent from Formula 1. Canada’s Lance Stroll arrived in 2017, signing with the Williams »

Arts & Entertainment, International

The circus is in town! Parties, speed and noise as the F1 comes to Canada

The world has come to Montreal this week in the form of the Formula-1 Grand Prix, to be held this weekend on the Gilles Villeneuve track. Some streets in downtown Montreal are already closed to traffic to allow for pre-race »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

The FI circus comes to Canada- crowds, money, and prostitution

Some sex trade workers and activists say that when the F1 Grand Prix comes to town, the demand for sex workers goes up, a lot. Many of the activist groups denounce the race for the increase in prostitution and human »

International, Society

Canadian to race Formula 1

He’s young and he’s hot, and now it’s official, Lance Stroll who just turned 18 in October, has signed to race Formula 1 in 2017. After a stunning season in Formula 3, it was announced today that the young Canadian »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Rising Canadian star to join F1 circus

Many international fans will remember with fondness, the late Canadian F1 star, Gilles Villeneuve, one of the most popular and exciting drivers of his time. Another young Canadian may now be set to take up Villeneuve’s mantel. Only 17, with »

Arts & Entertainment, Economy, International, Society

The circus comes to town. F-1

There are suddenly a lot more exotic cars on the streets in Montreal, and a number of wealthy-looking people downtown. The restaurants and bars are a bit more crowded, and one can image sales of champagne have skyrocketed. It’s all »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Young Canadian enters F1 circus

This is exciting news for Canadian F1 fans.  There hasn’t been a Canadian driver in Formula One in ten years. That may change in the coming years with the announcement that Nicholas Latifi of Toronto Ontario has been signed to »

Arts & Entertainment, International, Society

Noise, speed, glamour, thrills: F1 in Canada

The circus has come to Montreal and with it thousands of followers from around the world.  The Formula One race has landed in Montreal for its only stop in Canada, and one of two in North America. Because of that, »