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    CAZENOVE TO BE TAKEN OVER BY JP MORGAN
    November 19, 2009 - United Kingdom

    JP Morgan annouces that it will buy Cazenove, its UK joint venture partner, for around 1 billion pounds ($1.67 billion). The two firms have been operated their joint venture since 2004 and say that the investment banking business will be continuing under the JP Morgan Cazenove brand, with most of the company's senior executives continuing in their roles. The deal values the combined joint venture at around 2 billion pounds. Cazenove (which is the Queen's stockbroker) isn't listed, but has around 1,500 shareholders, who are mostly current or former employees. Casenove is a 190 year-old company.

    CONFEDERATION BRIDGE
    November 19, 1996 - Northumberland Strait, Canada

    The last component of the Confederation Bridge was placed, crossing the Northumberland Strait, Canada. The piers are 250 metres apart and offer a ship's clearance of 172 metres in width. The 12.9 km Confederation Bridge joins Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island and Cape Jourimain, New-Brunswick and is the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world. The bridge construction began in Oct 1993, and was opened on 31 May 1997. It carries two lanes of traffic 24 hours a day, seven days a week and takes approximately 10 minutes to cross at normal travelling speeds. The bridge was built curved so that drivers could see the traffic in front of them, a design chosen to reduce accidents.

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There are lots of explanations why a lot more people just love residing in Montreal Canada.

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Montreal features a population of almost 4 million and it is the 2nd largest city in Canada. Even though Toronto holds the title as the largest area and as the commercial capital, Montreal is still as essential in terms of its business sector, customs, arts and numerous others. Apart from Paris, Montreal is the next largest city which has French as its principal dialect. Here are some of the things that you should learn about the life that you're going to have if you live in Montreal Canada.

Montreal has four seasons. These 4 seasons are winter, summer, spring and autumn. You certainly will see snow covering the entire place from December till March but this could still change. In terms of the spring season, it is commonly short than the others. Summer and autumn are the seasons that shows the beauty of Montreal, Canada.

You do not even have to be concerned with the living costs. Apartments rentals in Montreal are far cheaper when compared to the apartments in other Canadian places with regard to the rent. In Montreal, you'll find $400-$600 apartments rentals. Obviously, more extravagant residences will be more expensive compared to the normal ones. The utilities are quite affordable and you'll be charged on a monthly basis.

If you are planning to relocate to Montreal Canada, there's one important thing you need to keep in mind. The west side of the city has English speaking neighborhoods whilst the east side has French speaking neighborhoods. Just like any location, searching for an area to reside in can be quite challenging specifically if you come from a foreign country. Just make sure that you look at your choices and look for the right one that will meet your needs and also your price range.

With regard to living in Montreal, you need to understand that you are going to pay for high taxes. You will be paying both provincial taxes as well as federal taxes. This is a proven fact that you should address. Even though you may pay for high taxes, you will also get to enjoy lots of things which are provided to you without spending a dime like education and medical care.

In terms of dining in Montreal, you won't be disappointed. When considering searching for a superb destination to dine in Canada, Montreal is without a doubt one of the best. Lots of dining places can be found in Montreal and each has its own specialty. Foods vary in accordance with the type and traditions. Here in Montreal, all things are available. You can choose from Italian, American and even Asian meals. You will also get to taste one of Montreal's specialties called poutine. Also, there are lots of dining establishments that let their clients to bring their own wine or beer.

You won't be bored to tears if you live in Montreal especially if you are a partygoer. This place is known to have the right night clubs. You can select from a range of choices and you'll surely find an area which will match your music preferences and your finances. You can select from modest night clubs to the most popular and trendy ones. These are just a few reasons why Montreal is known as the Canada's entertainment capital.

You will also love Montreal if you love special events. Festivals are hosted nearly every month. In summer, you'll see loads of exciting and enjoyable activities. If you want to take part in the world's biggest jazz festival, you will see this during June or July. During the 2nd part of July and just after the Jazz festival, the biggest comedy festival takes place in Montreal.

What if you don't have vehicle and you would like to live permanently in Montreal? Will that be a dilemma? The answer is no. Montreal has their Metro system that was developed during the 1960s. In terms of every day use, The Metro is considered to be Canada's most popular transit. Outer suburb locations are also serviced by other trains. If you have a car, it would be best for you to get to know the city first. Familiarize yourself with the streets by driving around. You will come across various daring drivers while you're traveling if you decide to have a home in Montreal.

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