From the sweetest contest to the Montreal Impact making history, here are five stories guaranteed to make you smile this week:
“It’s a shame that we have to cut them down, but if the tree is infected it doesn’t mean all the wood is no good.”
Trees are being given a second life after they were attacked by the emerald ash borer.
READ THE STORY: Repurposed infected ash wood spruces up Pointe-Claire library
An Impact first
“I feel like I have a responsibility towards other women.”
The Montreal Impact is making history. For the first time ever, a woman is part of their coaching staff, working with the pre-academy.
“The most important election of your lifetime.”
Bakeries across Canada, including 12 in Montreal alone, are vying for the title of Sweetest Bakery in Canada.
READ THE STORY: Montreal bakeries vie for ‘sweetest bakery in Canada’ contest
A father and son’s shared love for building blocks has turned into North America’s largest exposition of miniature cities.
Slow and steady
“I figured I should protect the area, so that’s what I did.”
A Saint-Lazare woman made a once-in-a-lifetime discovery by stumbling upon snapping turtles while out for a walk.