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Bombardier plans to move its corporate offices to Dorval by early 2021
Canada’s biggest aerospace manufacturer plans to move its corporate headquarters to Dorval from downtown Montreal, the Montreal Gazette has learned. Employees should begin relocating this fall, and the goal is to complete the move early in 2021. New chief executive officer Éric Martel, who took over in April, informed employees of the plan in a recent email. Read more.
End of an era: Legendary N.D.G. diner Cosmos is sold
More than five decades after Tony Koulakis started up Cosmos, which became arguably Montreal’s most famous greasy spoon, the family has sold the business. On Friday afternoon, his children — Nikos and Niki Koulakis — signed the papers to sell the legendary Notre-Dame-de-Grâce diner to David Minicucci, a 29-year-old Montrealer who runs an aluminum finishing business on the South Shore. Read more.
Montreal’s Jean-Doré Beach closed because of high bacteria count
The Quebec environment department and the city of Montreal announced on Friday that they have shut down Jean-Doré Beach until at least Sunday, after water tests this week found a high level of bacterial contamination. Read more.