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Jackalope's popular street competition and full festival of events will be heading to Virginia Beach, Virginia, in 2023. Photo courtesy of Jackalope.

Jackalope Festival Returns to Montreal, Adds Virginia Beach to Schedule

The Jackalope action sports festival will return to Olympic Park in Montréal in August and will add an event in Virginia Beach, Virginia, starting in June 2023. Jackalope, presented by Vidéotron, will be at the Esplanade of the Olympic Park in Montréal from August 19–21 with about 500 male and female athletes from 20 countries […]

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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Brosseau in an empty stadium during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Major League Baseball Rejects Rays’ Split-Season Plan Between Tampa Bay, Montreal

The proposed plan to split the Rays’ Major League Baseball seasons between Tampa Bay and Montreal has been rejected by MLB, the team announced on Thursday. The MLB Executive Council allowed the Rays in June 2019 to explore plans for a shared season with the team playing games in spring training in Tampa Bay, then […]

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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, delivers to Tampa Bay Rays' Michael Brosseau in an empty stadium during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 24, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay Rays Increasing ‘Montreal Sister City’ Plans

The Tampa Bay Rays’ plans to implement a split-season plan with half of the season played in Florida and the other half played in Montreal is gaining steam with a promotional campaign planned by the team starting with this October’s Major League Baseball playoffs. Rays president Matt Silverman during an interview on the This Week […]

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Montreal Withdraws as 2026 World Cup Site; FIFA to Pick Venues in 2022

The city of Montreal has withdrawn from the venue selection process for the 2026 FIFA World Cup to be held in North America, potentially opening an extra spot for an American city to host. FIFA also announced that the final selections of cities will be delayed until 2022 at the earliest. Canada Soccer made the […]

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Micro Events and Web Episodes:
How One Event Organizer Repositioned His Business

Twenty years ago, Micah Desforges launched Ripper Skateboards, a project that began as a passion play of sorts for the Montreal native who was a skateboarder and action sports enthusiast. Over the course of a decade, the brand grew in popularity, generating a social media following that still boasts nearly 70,000 followers on Facebook even though […]

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