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Montreal will give out free baby-supply kits to parents

Starting next year, parents of Montreal's newest residents can pick up baby-supply kits at their local library. The city's new 'Bienvenue bebe' boxes will come with $200-worth of locally-made items, available to parents of infants between 0-12 months old.

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Montreal man says grandfather's grave marker missing from cemetery

A Montreal man is wondering what happened to his grandfather's grave marker. It used to be in the Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery, but now, he says, it’s nowhere to be found. “I was like, ‘this is weird, there's nothing here,’” Andre Drouin told CTV News. “I went up and down 15 times just to make sure I wasn't going loco.”

Meet the Montreal LEGO artist recreating the city's most iconic buildings

The Orange Julep, Schwartz’s Deli, and even a Couche Tard depanneur -- they're landmarks in Montreal, but that’s not all they have in common. Enter the world of local LEGO artist Addy Parsons, the Ottawa-born Montrealer with a talent to render the city’s most iconic buildings in brick form.

Montreal's Mount Royal Park is getting a makeover. What would architect Olmsted say?

The park's architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, is responsible for some of the most celebrated public green spaces in North America, including New York's Central Park. But what the famous landscape artist would think of the closure of Camillien-Houde Way is unclear, says University of Pennsylvania professor emeritus and Olmsted biographer Witold Rybczynski.