Magda Frederik says the sale was a quick one. “The seller was an elderly gentleman who had owned the condo since the 1980s, so I whipped out a piece of paper and made him an offer right there and then. I was worried that I might lose the apartment to someone else.”. (John Mahoney / MONTREAL GAZETTE)
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Here are some of the top stories you might have missed today on the Gazette’s website.Champlain BridgeDespite the official inauguration of the new Samuel De Champlain Bridge, there is still a lot of work to be done. Full story here.Molson breweryThe Molson brewery site was purchased by Selection Group, Montoni and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ for $126 million. Full story here.Quebec vs. CanadaCanadians and Quebecers are on the same page in their appreciation for universal health care and the Canadian passport. But in terms of language, the national anthem or the Raptors vs. the Habs, Quebec is divided. Full story here.Toronto RaptorsDanny Green of the Toronto Raptors made a visit to École Lucien-Pagé in Montreal for a two-day basketball camp. Full story here.Montreal rentExperts and a recent study suggest Montreal’s status as a renter’s paradise is far from the truth. Full story here.CanadiensThe Canadiens latest first-round draft pick Cole Caufield is headed to the University of Wisconsin Badgers to train over the summer. Full story here.Carey Price’s mother has been voted in as chief of the Ulkatcho First Nation, following an election on Saturday. Full story here.Céline DionThe Canadian pop star has come out with new material, this time in the form of electronic dance music. Full story here.