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Montreal Highland Games in full swing in Verdun

WATCH ABOVE: If you were near the waterfront in Verdun Sunday and you heard the pipes calling you, you were near the Montreal Highland Games. Billy Shields reports. 164 more words


Un Signe d'Espoir (Paris to Prague by bus)

We’re passing the battlefields of Verdun under darkening skies and lowering night. As the light fades on the gray hills and fields, my heart lowers. Pathetic fallacy and history are outdoing me again! 317 more words


Highlanders, Lowlanders and everyone in between invited to 2015 Montreal Highland Games

Some will take the low road, others the high road — but a good many folks will likely take the métro to this year’s Montreal Highland Games in Verdun. 521 more words

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Shelter: Former Verdun school is perfect condo for this retired couple

In 1991, Serge Lafrance and Robert Vézina bought a brand new condo in this transformed Verdun secondary school. The interior decor of their unit has changed over the years, and Lafrance says it’s time to update the kitchen and floors after so long — but the couple, who recently celebrated their 35th anniversary — has no regrets about buying. 1,019 more words


Private parking security hired for four Montreal boroughs

Montreal is funding a private firm to provide extra parking enforcement agents to four of Montreal’s boroughs: Île-Bizard, Outremont, Pierrefonds, and Verdun.

These agents will be in charge of issuing parking tickets in the boroughs, a job previously done by borough security officers and Montreal police. 374 more words

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Letter: Leave Verdun's shoreline alone

Re: “Riverside Revival” (Montreal Gazette, July 24)

At the June borough meeting in Verdun, the council presented its plan for the new Verdun Beach, and four possible sites. 405 more words


Morning blaze in Verdun ravages two homes

At 1:30 a.m. a fire tore through two Verdun homes, situated near 1st Avenue and Bannantyne Avenue intersection.

The blaze caused significant damages to both homes, luckily the six residents escaped with no injuries. 36 more words

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