Friday, November 27, 2009

Montreal Grand Prix Confirmed For 5 Years

Formula One drivers whip through the hairpin at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal 2007. Photograph by: Dave Sidaway, Gazette file photo

From The CBC:

A Quebec City hotel says it wants to promote pride in the French language by offering discounts to francophones.

As part of its “Franco-friendly” campaign, the Chateau Laurier hotel, just steps from the Plains of Abraham, said it will offer a 15 per cent discount to Acadians and French-speaking people from outside Quebec.

“We are extremely proud to be not only the first ‘French-friendly’ establishment in the Americas but also to be the establishment that francophones can count on to valorize their cultural heritage,” the hotel’s president, Alain Girard, said in a statement.

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More News On The Return of The Grand Prix To Montreal

Formula One racing returning to Montreal --
Montreal back on the F1 schedule -- AP
Formula One race headed back to Montreal -- CTV News
Canada back on the Formula One schedule, beginning in 2010 -- Canadian Press

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