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5 Montreal stories you must read this week: July 28

Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty celebrates with Andrei Markov after scoring a goal.
Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty celebrates with Andrei Markov after scoring a goal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

From ancient doppelgängers to learning to play piano in the park and a herd of urban sheep, here are the five most interesting stories Global News covered in Montreal this week:

Click to play video: 'Montreal photographer pairing people with ancient doppelgängers' Montreal photographer pairing people with ancient doppelgängers
Montreal photographer pairing people with ancient doppelgängers – Jul 24, 2017

Double take

“I hope when people get inside this room, when they see the sculptures and the photos of the people, that they get excited.”

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Have you ever wondered if there’s someone out there who looks just like you?

READ THE STORY: An ancient doppelgänger? Quebec artist matches people with 2,000-year-old doubles

Click to play video: 'Markov, Habs part ways' Markov, Habs part ways
Markov, Habs part ways – Jul 27, 2017

Do svidaniya

“My dream was always to win a Stanley Cup and bring it to Montreal.”

Veteran defenceman Andrei Markov will not be returning for the 2017-18 season, the Montreal Canadiens announced.

READ THE STORY: Andrei Markov, Montreal Canadiens part ways

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Vroom, vroom

“We haven’t been offered any compensation or anything.”

There’s a lot of confusion for commuters trying to get around downtown Montreal ahead of the FIA Formula E.

READ THE STORY: Montrealers prepare for traffic confusion ahead of Formula E race

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Free piano lessons in the park in DDO – Jul 25, 2017

Do Re Mi

“I saw this piano and I couldn’t believe there was actually a piano outside, so I started playing it.”

A West Island piano teacher is taking advantage of the nice weather to offer some free piano classes in the park.

READ THE STORY: DDO piano teacher ends retirement to give free lessons in Centennial Park

Click to play video: 'Herding sheep through the streets of Montreal' Herding sheep through the streets of Montreal
Herding sheep through the streets of Montreal – Jul 26, 2017

Baaah!

“The first park has been grazed for a month, now we’re trying to reach more citizens by moving them to another park.”

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Urban shepherds are bringing to graze in Montreal parks for the summer.

READ THE STORY: Urban sheep take to the streets of Montreal with a message

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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