Here’s how one guy found a family doctor in a province with a severe shortage thereof.
Dimitrios Koussioulas, a guy with a cool apartment and a great head of hair, went and produced a talk show about Mile End.
Heading to this year’s bonsai expo, I expected to meet a few eccentrics. Bonsai, after all, is an art that combines horticulture with heightened aesthetic sensibilities and obsessive compulsiveness.
I was, put simply, hoping for weirdos I could write the shit out of.
“There’s no gum!” the shopkeeper shouted, like I was a lunatic. Coming from a man selling toasters and steam cookers in a casino, I found this reaction odd. A woman behind me, though, quickly jumped to his defense.
Officially known as Marconi-Alexandra, the neighbourhood wedged between Mile-End, Parc-Extension, Little Italy and Outremont is on the verge of a major change.