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Practical advice in Montreal.

Practical advice in Montreal.
Montreal is a trading city with international and local brands and goods available. Locals and guests live in a magasinent (shop) in more than 1500 stores in an underground city with many others at street level and above.
S pecialties.
Canadian souvenirs like maple syrup and nothing with a maple leaf can be found everywhere. There are several specialty items in Montreal.
Fur - Although fur has a bad reputation in most places, M ontreal has a long history, like the fur capital of the world. If you want to buy fur, check with your country's customs officials to find out which animals are considered endangered and can not be imported. The art of Inuit - Cat-C arvings and native art are a popular souvenir. Look at the piece to be stamped with the Igloo symbol of Canada, which indicates the authenticity of the workpiece. Groceries - Although it may not be possible to return Putin, local wines and food can make great gifts and reminders of your trip.
Shopping centers.
Ave Mont Royal - a paradise for funky boutiques and shops, including the coming Quebec designers. Avenue L Aurier is a short streak of upscale shops in the chic Outremont. Avenue Du Mont-Royal - Small, trendy, line shops of this street that runs from east to west. St. Denis crosses Mont-Royal from north to south. Le Boulevard Corbusier - located in the suburb of Laval, Le Corbusier runs from north to south, parallel to Autoroute 15. This area is ideal for finding excellent furniture offers. Chabanel is the heart of Canada's Northern Garment Industry from the city center. The buildings of this are with manufacturers, importers, agents, buyers and transactions. The best time to go on Saturday morning is from 9:00 to 13:00. Usually, the higher the address of the building, the more expensive clothes. 555 Chabanel building offers importers from France. & quot; La Main & quot; - a multi cultural city center, this area is also known as the boulevard of Saint-Laurent. To services of visitors separate boutiques, beginning designers and cutting of fashion of edge. Notre Dame is an antique district - does not stretch from Notre Dame street to a guy until Atwater. Rue Sherbrooke - exclusive boutiques, jewelers and antiques St. Catherine Street - trendy stores with the latest fashion Ste-Catherine - Downtown city-class department stores St-Denis St - Unique, harsh, stylish shops. Avenue Du Mont-Royal crosses Saint-Denis from east to west.
Markets provide an opportunity to shop for fresh local goods from the area of farmers and shops.
Jean-Talon Market (7075 Avenue Casgrain; Metro: Jean-Talon or de Castelnau) - This market west of Jean-Talon Metro Station offers produce, fish, meat, spices and unusual. Opening hours: daily from 8:00 to 18:00 atwater market (Ave Atwater - south of Rue Notre-Dame Lionel-Groulx train station) - Small market that has some of the city's best butchers, cheese, fish and produce. Marche Maisonneuve (4445 Ontario East, between Pie-IX and Vio) - Open all year round, this market produces fresh products and goods. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 7am to 6pm, Thursday and Friday: 7am to 8pm, Saturday: 7am to 6pm, Sunday: 7am to 5pm.
Supermarkets.
Most grocery stores in Canada sell a full range of fresh, dry and frozen foods, as well as household goods, stationery, clothing, toiletries and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and electronics. Many issue weekly or bi-weekly sales flyers online or by mail, indicating special preferential prices for products for a limited period. Most grocery stores offer free plastic or paper bags, but encourage the use of reusable bags or bins.
The main grocery chains of stores: Atlantic supermarket, SuperValu, Dominion, Loblaws, no-frills, SaveEasy, valuable Mart, Fortino, Freshmart, Save-On-Foods, Sobeys, Metro, Supermarches GP, Safeway, Foodland, IgA, Price Chopper, and all Foods.
Shopping centers.
In the underground city of Montreal - Passes connecting more than 1500 stores in 1 0 shopping complexes that have levels above and below street level. Complexe Desjardins - Beautifully decorated with waterfalls and fountains. This is due to the four high office towers and the Wyndham Hotel. Put Bonaventure - 125 boutiques for Bonaventure Hilton. target = & quot; _blank & quot; & gt; Location Montreal Trust is a five-story shopping complex. Les Walking Cathedral de la - over 70 shops on level below the Cathedral of Christ the C hurch.
Sales tax.
Canada adds sales tax for most goods and services.
GST (goods and services tax) is the federal government of Canada tax added to the price of most goods and services in Canada. As a rule, the list price of goods and services in Canada does not include GST. GST is 5%.
PST (provincial sales tax) is added to the GST in most provinces, and ranges from 7-10%. Alberta, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon and do not have PST. As a rule, the price list for goods and services in Canada does not include PST.
HST (Consistent Sales Tax) is a combination of GST and PST added to goods and services in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, British Columbia and Newfoundland and Labrador. HST is 13-15%. In general, the list of prices for goods and services in Canada does not include HST.
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