Autumn Symphony of Color in Quebec
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Autumn- tinted Quebec, Mont-Laurier.
One of nature's grandest color displays - the autumn changes tree leaf color. It will develop as early as
mid-September in the northern latitudes of North America. This annual autumn change of tree leaf will
be manifest itself in living fall color through September to October in Canada. It will be extended to the area
of the states of Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Michigan and to the most North America.
Scarlet-tinged leaves in the northern Quebec mountains
(L) A sunny day, the air is clean, dry, cool and pleasant. The highway runs further to the region of western Quebec.
(R) Autumn tinted hills in the northern Quebec
(L) The lake near the MontTremblant town (R) A clear water flowing out from the lake in Mont Tremblant
(L) A so many lakes over the land of Quebec province
(R) A cirrus observed in the southern part of Quebec province.
In the border of Quebec and Ontario, the area closed by the Ottawa River is full with the autumn tints.
Mont Tremblant, Quebec
(L) A street scene at Mont Tremblant, Quebec
(R) The exterior of Fairmont Tremblant
Smoking rooms in hotels at Mont Tremblant, Quebec
The Fairmont Tremblant has 15 smoking rooms on the 3rd floor. The total number of
guest rooms is 314, and the percentage of the smoking room is about 5%. Marriott ResidenceInn
at Mont Tremblant is completely smoke-free, and no space for smoking is provided inside of the hotel.
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(L) The information board shown in the Fairmont Tremblant show that 'Following the passage of Bill444
on the Tobacco Act, smoking is restricted in all enclosed spaces to which the public and employees
have admittance. Thank you for your collaboration'.
(M) No smoking mark on the inside wall at the entrance door of a guest room
(R) A cute convenience store in Mont Tremblant
A cigarette sale rack at a convenience store in the Province of Quebec
No smoking sign plate at the entrance to a large supermarket chain, IGR in Quebec Province
An aerial view of Montreal in the winter
Montreal is the second largest city in Canada, and the most populous in the province of Quebec.
The official language is French. Montreal is the second largest French-speaking city in the world.
A resident over 70 per cent in the metropolitan Montreal speaks French at home. A snowfall is
abundant with an average of 2.175 meters during the whole winter. The coldest month of the year
is January, with average low of -14.7C.
(L) Skyscraper in the center of Montreal, photographed in 1962.
(R) A night view of Marie-Reine du Monde, Montreal, photographed in 2007.
(L) An amiable squirrel in the Square Dorchester
(M) A collection of cigar lighter displayed in a tobacco shop on the Rue Sainte-Catherine.
(R) Electronic road sign board of Rue Sainte-Catherine'
(L) The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, CN Central Station and Cathedrale CN=Canadian National Railway
(R) The Hilton Hotel in front of the station, takes place in the business complex, Place Bonaventure,
which enforces total smoking in the premises.
CN Central Station, Montreal An electric board for departures and arrivals of CN
(L) An indoor parking lot in the CN Gare Centrale ( Central Station )
(R) A cafeteria in the CN Gare Centrale No smoking sign on the pillar
Smoking Ban in Montreal's Hotels
When you make a hotel room reservation, the option may not be so big. Many hotels in Montreal
have extinguished the option of lighting-up indoors. There are no-smoking rooms at Montreal Marriott,
which has total 611 guest rooms, and Hilton Montreal Bonaventure, which has a total of 395 guest rooms.
In contrast, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel has the total of 825 rooms, and 85 smoking rooms, which
are located on the 16th, 27th and 32nd floor. The percentage of the smoking room in this hotel is 10.3%.
Smoking Restriction at Hotels in the World: Actual Survey
The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.
A cigarette rack displayed a pictorial tobacco package at a gas station on Route 148 between Montreal and Ottawa.
A cigarette price, we can see at the store of a gas station near Montreal, ranges from $5.88 to $8.86 per package.
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Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
The entrance to the Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
No smoking sign board on the glass door and on the ceiling of the Montreal Trudeau International Airport
A sign plate of the designated smoking area
Many passengers had a tobacco-smoke in the area which is somewhat far from the designated place.
Smoking restriction of the world airports
Rail shuttle between Montreal-Trudeau and downtown Montreal
Aeroports de Montreal is planning to introduce an express rail shuttle service to accelerate
access to the airport from the downtown districts. This 20 km long shuttle, with departures
every 20 minutes, would make the trip in under 20 minutes. The basic plans of the project,
including price and choice of the destination will be made in the fall of 2009, with an expected
end date for the entire project between 2013 and 2015.
A shuttle train railroad is under construction.
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All photographs were taken in October 2007, unless otherwise described.
The article was written in October 2007, and revised in November 2009,
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.