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F.A.T. Snaps | Week 13 | DCMTL Blog

Welcome to F.A.T. Snaps, a weekly summary of fashion, art and tech-related events we’ve attended, and other random musings in and around Central District and Greater Montreal. Another week, another round of discovery! Here’s what our Week 13 looked like. Fashion Tech Night at the Musée McCord It was a night of discovery for Montrealers eager […]

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DCMTL is Heading to the 2017 JUNO Awards!

Thanks to our partners at Nudabite, DCMTL will be rubbing shoulders with the best of the best in the Canadian music industry at the 2017 JUNO Awards! The Nation will come together, in Ottawa, to celebrate Canadian musical talent with host Bryan Adams and comic sensation Russell Peters. We will be arriving on Friday and covering some […]

F.A.T. Snaps | Week 12 | DCMTL Blog

Welcome to F.A.T. Snaps, a weekly summary of fashion, art and tech-related events we’ve attended, and other random musings in and around Montreal. Another week, another round of discovery! Here’s what our Week 12 looked like. Lemonade Official Launch Event 1350 Mazurette #224 Now open! Last week Lemonade Workspace held an open-house party to invite members of […]

Business in the Spotlight: Lemonade Workspace is Central Districts Latest Squeeze

What is Lemonade Workspace? Lemonade Workspace offers entrepreneurs affordable co-working options from hot desks and dedicated cubicles to private conference rooms. Oh yeah, and it includes access to a gym! Why Lemonade? Let’s face it: overhead puts a significant strain on small businesses – especially freelancers. When you add up the costs, it puts a […]

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Announcing StartupExperience.CA

Our partners at StartupFest have some exciting news for international startups: you can now apply now to live and work in one of Canada’s top Startup cities for three months! This new initiative, StartupExperience.CA, also gives entrepreneurs from Canada the opportunity to in a different Canadian city. How about that, eh? They have partnered with […]

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Queer Tech MTL Loves Their Allies

Last Thursday, Team DCMTL attended Queer Tech MTL’s monthly event, only this time there was an especially unique theme: For the Love of Allies. This networking equivalent of a love note paid homage to the allies who continue to support the Queer startup community. As their invitation said: “Without our allies, we would be far too exclusionary for our […]

Vernissage: (sm)ALL Good Things by Eric Clement at Station 16 Gallery

On Thursday February 16th, Station 16 welcomed art-enthusiasts to get a first look at the latest works by the Montreal-born artist, Eric Clement. The exhibit was blend of modern references with a ’60s pop art aesthetic, displayed paintings, curios and T-shirts. True to their claim, they were small great things.  The one-of-a-kind 33 canvases (many of which were already sold) […]

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Go Small, Live Big Entrepreneur Panel

On Friday, January 20, three Central District-based businesses will gather at Palais de Congres to discuss their innovative new businesses, and what brought them great success in their respective industries. The panel will consist of 3 Central District-based businesses: – Marc-Antoine Bovet, Co-founder, Oatbox – Marie-Philip Simard, Founder, Chic Marie – Simon St-Germain, Communications and […]

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Business in the Spotlight: Creative Box Inc.

1. Describe your business. Art studio catering to the textile industry. Creative box specializes in color separation, film output for screen printing, fashion printing in textile and graphic design tech pack, and lines for garments.  Design allover print artwork for overseas printing, technical drawing of garments and board presentation. 2. Describe your business’s involvement in and […]

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Business in the Spotlight: Terra Café et Thé Ltée.

1. Describe your business. Terra Coffee is a passion for taste It’s the story of a warm-hearted, environmentally conscious family, relentlessly working to inspire little moments of happiness in your life. Since 1978, we’ve been proudly handcrafting premium quality coffee in Montreal using our very own acclaimed TAG roast. We continuously seek out new and […]

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This is where the TEDxMontréal Conference will be held in Ahuntsic-Cartierville

**Article in French from Huffington Post Quebec. Le Huffington Post Québec Publication: 21/10/2016 23:30 EDT On sait maintenant où aura lieu la prochaine conférence TEDxMontréal! En effet, le mystère planait autour du lieu de cette rencontre attendue… Le Huffington Post Québec a appris que les participants se retrouveront donc dans un entrepôt situé au 1500 […]

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After the Mile End and the Mile-EX, Meet “DCMTL”

**Article in French  MAXIME BERGERON LA PRESSE Trois mois après avoir annoncé un vaste plan pour reconvertir 1,3 million de pieds carrés d’anciennes manufactures, les promoteurs du « District central Montréal », dans le quartier Ahuntsic, s’apprêtent à accueillir la conférence techno TEDxMontréal. Gros plan sur un secteur qui ambitionne de devenir le prochain Mile End ou Mile-Ex. DE […]

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TEDxMontréal Conference to be held in Ahuntsic-cartierville Warehouse

**Article posted in French on Huffington Post Quebec Le Huffington Post Québec Publication: 21/10/2016 23:30 EDT Dans les esprits, Ahuntsic-Cartierville n’est peut-être pas synonyme d’innovation. Mais ça pourrait bien changer. Du moins, c’est le souhait des promoteurs derrière le projet de revitalisation DCMTL, situé «au coeur de l’arrondissement». Les efforts investis dans ce projet de […]

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Urban centres prove too costly for most businesses, especially when there’s cheaper options on the outskirts

We are proud to be featured in the Financial Post! — Financial Post: SMALL BUSINESS Denise Deveau | October 17, 2016 An interesting coincidence took place when Jeff Ekstein attended a networking event. The president and CEO Willow Printing Group Ltd. ran into a graphic designer who once worked for him. The address on his […]

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Why do we all know Mark Zuckerberg but can’t name our Canadian entrepreneurs?

DCMTL Featured in the Financial Post! — Financial Post: SMALL BUSINESS DIGEST Denise Deveau | September 29, 2016 A recent panel discussion with Canada’s top business and tech talent hosted by DMZ (Digital Media Zone) at Ryerson University in Toronto tackled this question: “Why do we all know Mark Zuckerberg but we can’t name our Canadian […]

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20 M$ pour faire renaître le quartier l’Acadie-Marché Central de Montréal

C’est sous l’appellation DCMTL Développement, pour District Central Montréal, qu’une dizaine de propriétaires d’immeubles s’unissent afin de revitaliser le secteur Chabanel, longtemps reconnu pour ses manufactures de textile. Niché entre les parties ouest du quartier L’Acadie et sud du quartier Ahuntsic, à proximité des grands axes autoroutiers, du métro et des trains de banlieue, DCMTL […]

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Marketwired: Des Investissements Stratégiques Majeurs Qui Vont changer le Visage d’un Grand Secteur du Quartier l’Acadie-Marché Central de Montréal

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC–(Marketwired – 16 juin 2016) – Note aux rédacteurs : Une photo est associée à ce communiqué de presse. C’est sous l’appellation DCMTL Développement, pour District Central Montréal, qu’un grand secteur industriel montréalais laissé pour compte dans le quartier l’Acadie-Marché Central s’apprête à renaître avec la mise en place d’un vaste programme de revitalisation […]

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Marketwired: Major Strategic Investments to Revitalize Portions of Montreal’s L’Acadie-Marche Central Neighbouhood

MONTREAL, QUEBEC–(Marketwired – June 16, 2016) – Note to Editors: There is a photo associated with this press release. Under the name of DCMTL Development, for District Central Montreal, a major project is being launched to revitalise some of the key iconic industrial clothing and textile manufacturing buildings, and catalyze a larger movement in the […]