Heated swimming pools to solar energy, and stuffed animals for babies

Piscines chauffées à l’énergie solaire et toutous pour bébés

In this column, which will last all the time of the crisis, we propose to identify firms near you that could help you get through this period out of the ordinary.

Mocha, a doggie music to fall asleep, infants

Your baby has trouble getting to sleep ? Mocha teddy bear Musical is the perfect companion for sleep and comfort your child. The plush toy to hear a soft classical music, composed and recorded in Montreal, which plays in a loop for nine minutes. Baby calms down and falls into the arms of Morpheus to the sound of the violin, the cello and the piano. Mocha is certified safe for 0-3 years. Delivery is free currently.


Enjoy products from here

To better cope with the crisis, companies have come together to create a new platform for online sales which are offered their culinary creations and their food products. Twenty businesses, including farms PB, which offers recipes ready to cook, Clean, creator of purees of vegetables, Skewer, a processor of poultry products, or Cousmos, specializing in dishes inspired moroccan berber, may well deliver directly to consumers. For the moment, the online store serves the area of Greater Montreal, to Saint-Hyacinthe and Laval. Started by Janick Martin and Khadija El Bouhali, respectively the owners of the Farms, PB and COUSMOS, this initiative aims to facilitate the lives of families and to support local businesses.


FabriquéAuQuébec.com, a new online marketplace

Another initiative to promote the purchase of local sees the light of day. FabriquéAuQuébec.com wants to be a web site that will bring together companies that want to make themselves better known to consumers. Unlike the blue Basket, the platform will be transactional. “Businesses will have a microsite and individual where they can display and sell their products,” says Alain Picard, the initiator of the project who work in e-commerce for 15 years. In a first time, it launches a call for entrepreneurs from different business sectors who wish to register on the portal. Phase 2 of the project, which is the opening to the public at large, could be launched in the next two months.


Good movies to watch online

Failure to submit the films in the dining room, the Modern Cinema offers a program online. The choice is varied : new award-winning films in international film festivals, documentaries, comedies, police dramas of social, animation for children and adults, there’s something for all tastes. The film resets the display of the classics. To the poster, a mini-festival with Romy Schneider while three of her films are available, including the unforgettable César and Rosalie.


A heated swimming pool with solar energy

Since we do not distance too far from the house this summer as well to take full advantage of its swimming pool. TechnoSolis offers a pool heater solar developed in Quebec. It is composed of solar collectors, polymer black treated against UV rays, which are installed on the roof of the house or the shed. A pump carries the water to these sensors that warm up before returning it to the pool. It is possible to obtain a quote in minutes, without a visit from an installer. The steps of the pool and the building are taken at a distance thanks to Google Earth Pro. The investment quickly pays for itself, since the system eliminates the energy bill.


► Buying local has become a priority to ensure the survival of our businesses here because of the crisis of the COVID-19. You have a product or a service local in quebec ?

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