F.F.A.T SNAPS| WEEK 19 | Timeraiser150 Montreal

Timeraiser Montréal was an immersive evening concocted by Artbangbang. Held at the top of Place Ville-Marie, It brought together people from both the arts and business communities. The evening itself was centred around a silent auction which gathered the artwork of fifteen emerging artists and made them available through a unique form of gambling. Timeraiser […]

F.F.A.T Snaps| Week 18 | The Hocus Pocus ball at the McCord Museum

This years annual ball at the McCord museum was everything you would expect and more. A truly 5 star evening. There is no better way to say it. The event, which took place at L’Arsenal, was attended by the finest members of Montreal high society. The staff at the museum prepared a memorable evening. Inspired […]

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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Ford Eco-Sport and The Essentials of Entrepreneurship

DCMTL Blog attended Ford Canada’s Go Small, Live Big panel, hosted by Jean-Benoit Aubé. The panel took place as part of the launch of the all-new 2018 EcoSport® – Ford’s latest Fun, Capable and Connected compact SUV, and featured three of Central District most dynamic entrepreneurs Marc-Antoine Bovet, Co-founder of OatBox, Marie-Philip Simard Founder of […]

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Central District’s Got Talent: Interview with Instagrammer Ziad Mitri

When we think about picturesque landscapes in Greater Montreal, we consider the densely populated downtown core or the historical beauty found in the touristy old port. You may not realize, but beyond the hidden concrete and grey-space, lies a great deal photographic potential. Sometimes it takes the right individual with a keen eye to capture it through […]

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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 […]

Room to grow: How smaller businesses can get the space they need in big cities

Article posted on Financial Post Business Denise Deveau | December 5, 2016 12:34 PM ET When Mississauga, Ont.-based engineering firm Aercoustics Engineering Ltd. needed more space for its growing operations, Steve Titus, the President and Chief Executive, quickly discovered it wasn’t so easy a task. When Titus joined the firm, which specializes in acoustics, vibration 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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DCMTL then and now

This week we thought it would be interesting to tell the story of District Central, and find out just how this area came to be the burgeoning startup incubator that it is today. Interestingly enough, through our research, we found that the area has really always been the ideal place for startups to call home. […]

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Judges of the DCMTL Startup Lab Contest Announced

With less than a week left until the application deadline, the judges of the DCMTL Startup Lab Contest have been announced, and we couldn’t be more excited to share them with you! It brings us great pleasure to share the following line-up of some of Montreal’s finest but first, we’ll remind you of a few details […]

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Inauguration of Parc Iona Monahan

Today, DCMTL attended the inauguration of Parc Iona Monahan. This public space, on the corner of Chabanel and avenue l’Esplanade, has been welcoming hundreds of workers and residents from the neighborhood since the spring. “This development addresses a real need in the neighborhood and reflects our engagement to revitalise Chabanel West”, explained Pierre Gagnier, the […]

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Mélanie Joly to Chair Committee on Environment

Last week DCMTL had the pleasure of welcoming federal Heritage Minister, Mélanie Joly into the DCMTL office. During her visit, she and DCMTL President Annika Panzini, discussed the revitalization of the Central District and the benefits such a project would have in the community. Since her drop-in visit, the honourable Joly, has been awarded further ministerial […]

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The FoodRoom: Montreal’s First Culinary Co-working Space

There’s a new startup on the block that we are thrilled to call our neighbours. While this announcement has been bottled up for a few months now, we finally had the pleasure of getting our very own personal preview of The FoodRoom this morning! The FoodRoom is Montreal’s very first culinary co-working space, and the first of its […]