Got Milked?

Founded in 1990, the “Guaranteed Pure Milk Company” was first dairy plant in Quebec.

Eat Like a Bird

Leonard  Cohen’s made his first public performance in 1958 at Dunn’s Birdland where he read a poem and sang.  Montreal poet Irving Layton was in the crowd supporting his friend. “I never saw myself in the academy. In fact, as soon as I could, you know, I got work in a nightclub above Dunn’s restaurant,…

Poutine by Chance

In 1957, Fernand Lachance was asked by a trucker to add cheese curds to his fries in Warwick, Quebec.

First McDonald’s in Montreal

McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in Montreal in 1972. The following 18 months, a new restaurant opened each month in Quebec.