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Cueillette de champignons sauvages à Mirabel - Wild mushroom foraging in Mirabel

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Le congé de l’Action de grâce m’a permis de découvrir et surtout participer à une tradition familiale de longue date. Mon oncle m’a initié à la cueillette de champignons sauvages. 128 more words


Motorcycle passenger in critical condition after accident

A woman in her 60s remains in critical condition after a motorcycle accident Monday afternoon.

The woman was a passenger on the motorbike when the driver lost control on Highway 50 westbound near Mirabel. 43 more words

Local News

Supplier Spotlight: Les Charcutiers Pork Shop

Based in Mirabel, Quebec, Les Charcutiers Pork Shop is a partnership between three friends: Frédéric Daoust, Jean-Simon Petit and Tommy Gosselin. After working together at an English pub, the trio decided to pursue their passion of making unique charcuterie. 425 more words

Carnivore Club

Motorist dies in Mirabel accident

A head-on collision killed a motorist early Wednesday in Mirabel.

The accident occurred at 2 a.m. on Highway 158 between the Laurentian Autoroute and St-Canut. 16 more words

Local News

Abandoned Quebec: Mirabel Airport & Chateau Aeroport-Mirabel

Mirabel Airport opened in 1975, just in time for the 1976 Montreal Olympics. At the time it was the largest airport in the world, and meant to solve the problems of Montreal’s (supposed) overcrowded Dorval Airport (now Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport). 355 more words

Travel + Road Trips

Beowulf Buries the Hatchet: A Reader's Response to Beowulf

As I was reading Beowulf, there were a number of choices Beowulf made that, frankly, seemed stupid. I wouldn’t challenge three monsters or go alone into a mysterious lake. 476 more words


Mirabel airport demolition to go ahead

MONTREAL — The Montreal airport authority is going ahead with plans to demolish Mirabel airport, which hasn’t seen any passenger flights since 2004.

Mirabel Mayor Jean Bouchard had asked that the demolition be delayed by three months in hopes of saving the sprawling facility. 122 more words