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  1. This architecture is a bit boring and this is a PRIME location. Montreal's $/sq feet doesn't command top dollar and there we're not going to get crazy innovative here, but I'm hoping for something better than what we see her (although preliminary).
  2. Too bad the predominant language of international commerce is english.
  3. LOL. I'd love for you to personally tally Greenlobster rumour to success ratio. Then you can talk.
  4. Yawn! I hate fake rumours.
  5. This is not a C-Series issues - this is an engine issue.
  6. Good point. But the hope is that AI sector can create high-value Montreal based companies that can compete globally, and not sending the brains back to the motherships in Seattle/Palo Alto/Austin. Fiscal, language soothing, good multinational HQs here etc.
  7. We're still not reversing the brain drain. We're still losing much of a best brains.
  8. Bravo. Nicely said. Too bad it will fall on deaf ears.
  9. The troubling statistic here is productivity and GDP per capita. Why is this relevant? This measures the economic output of a city per unit (person). Montreals GDP per capita isn't growing significantly, and trails Toronto by also $10K per person. Montreal is dead last, and by a considerable margin, with regards to this. So while the economy is doing much better, and while unemployment is at historic lows, our economy isn't keeping up with our peers. So we need better quality jobs. I'm sure with the AI sector, Tech and aerospace it'll get there, but we have a considerable gap to close.
  10. I said that, in general, Quebeckers travel less within domestic Canada due to lack of cultural links. WestJet flies more seats to Ottawa and Halifax to Montreal - this says it all.
  11. Issue being that the cultural dissimilarities between Quebec and the ROC leads a lower domestic travel propensity.
  12. I'm not going to be bullied by a little childish keyboard warrior such as yourself. You're a big insecure bully and frankly a pest. In fact, you're little downvoting nonsense is frankly getting tiring. I'll call you out at every opportunity possible until you decide to become polite and have an adult conversation. @normand hamel - some on this thread have suggested that the great emigration of anglo institutions have led to today's so-called revolution tranquille 2.0. I'm disagreeing with this view. I'm suggesting that the reason for Montreal's prosperity is its diversity, its educational institutions and plurality that has led to the impressive results of recent. It's our biggest strength and the foundation of what makes Montreal an international city. Hope you can see my point of view. And let's be honest with ourselves, the stability and predictability of the political environment in Quebec is foundational to investment and business confidence.
  13. Debate like a half-rational human, and stop being so darn childish. you're not much braver by taking cheapshots. The revolution tranquille 2.0, if we want to call it, is not caused by the turn over of the so-called anglo exodus - it's the fact that Montreal (Quebec's economic engine) is a diverse, multi-cultural and bilingual city that is attractive, and promotes creativity. It's a city that is oozing with talent, because of its diversity and its educational institutions (francais et anglais). Montreal has produced virtually all the jobs and all the growth in our province. This wealth was created by francophone, anglophone, and allophone. So to say that because we got rid of the banks, and because we send hundreds of thousands of Montrealers down to 401, and lost all the wealth related to numerous head offices sent to Toronto - that this is turned caused Montreal to finally come of its cocoon is a bit far-fetched.
  14. I'm talking about the fact that nearly 5 years ago, Quebec was heading down a road of disaster under the PQ leadership. Debt/Deficit growing, business confidence low, emigration and stagnant economic growth. Since 2014- the story is drastically different and if we call this recent history "revolution tranquille 2.0" - I would argue it's the effect of a stable pro-business and pro-fiscal discipline political party.