• Montreal’s Darwin bridge construction project uses recycled glass
    An estimated 70,000 recycled glass bottles were crushed into a fine powered and mixed into the concrete.
    Oct 21
  • What’s open and closed on Labour Day in Montreal
    Labour Day is around the corner and with coronavirus still kicking, many businesses are closed or opened at limited capacity.  
    Sep 5
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  • SAQ to boost prices on 1,828 products this weekend
    Prices are going up on more than 1,800 bottles of alcohol this weekend.
    Aug 13
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  • SAQ closes three branches in the Laurentians due to COVID-19 outbreak
    The SAQ said customers who have visited one of these branches in the last few days should pay close attention to possible symptoms of COVID-19.
    Jul 29
  • SAQ computers hacked, personal data of employees consulted
    The Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) announces that it was the target of a hacking attempt a month and a half ago.
    Jun 30
  • What’s open and closed on Canada Day in Montreal
    Learn more about what is open on Canada Day in Montreal.
    Jun 30
  • Quebec’s liquor commission sees online sales boom during coronavirus pandemic
    The SAQ has seen its online sales "explode" by about 200 per cent since the beginning of the pandemic.
    May 12
  • The SAQ and SQDC remain open but ask people to shop online, respect social distancing
    On Saturday the liquor commission announced it would be closed on Sundays going forward, citing staff exhaustion.
    Mar 23
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  • Cutting liquor store hours to contain coronavirus ‘makes no sense’: epidemiologist
    The potential for crammed spaces risks spreading the virus, one expert said.
    Mar 19
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  • What’s open and what’s closed in Montreal on Labour Day
    See which banks, shops, sports centres and cultural venues will be open or closed on Monday.
    Aug 31, 2019