The headline-hogging Ikea monkey is definitely from Montreal, and, like us, he probably won't see the original version of Agent 728 XXX, our local porn industry's take on another name pulled from the headlines, police officer Stéfanie Trudeau.
Cue the chorus of I-told-you-sos: SNC-Lavalin wins an award for financial reporting on the eve of news reports that it disappeared $139 million (partly in relation to the superhospital). That, and other mind-bending tidbits of silliness in this week's Quebec, Ink.
Second verse, same as the first — the Office de la langue française is out with its metaphorical yardstick again. But this time, retailers are taking the provincial government to court over new signage rules in Quebec. Have they got a fighting chance?
Baltimore composer/musician Dan Deacon's latest record, America, was inspired by both the beauty and sadness of his nation (the U.S., as it's more accurately known). During our interview two weeks ago, he shared his feelings about the presidential race that comes to a close tomorrow.
Political columnist Peter Wheeland weighs in on the PQ's proposed plan to pull mandatory English classes from French-language first- and second-grade classes and this summer's surprising local tourism numbers.
* Cinema Politica screen Fragments of Palestine
* Les Francouvertes at Lion d’Or
* There’s Something Funny Going On at Blue Dog
* Teitur plays Divan Orange
* Island Frequencies present art & music at Sala Rossa