Shopping in Montréal
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Montrealers magasinent (shop) with a vengeance, whether they’re scurrying down busy Ste-Catherine in Downtown checking out department store bargains, or strolling up St-Laurent browsing in boutiques that stock wares from local designers, or buying gourmet food or native crafts at one of the city’s markets.
And if you’re in the market for a new fur, you’ve come to the right city. Montréal has a long history of being one of the fur capitals of the world. If you think you might be buying fur, check with your country’s customs officials to find out which animals are considered endangered and can’t be imported.
The same caveat applies to carvings and other items made of ivory, which can’t be imported into the United States or some other countries. And if you do buy Inuit art, make sure to look for the government of Canada’s igloo symbol, which attests to the piece’s authenticity.
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- Jewelry / Accessories
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- Outdoor / Flea / Green Markets
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