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The shop's take on all things québ.


One last little dispatch before the holidays!

December 2022

Another big year is coming to an end, and while the pandemic has remained present in the everyday, i...

The French Shop backs three young Olympic hopefuls

November 2022

Promoting well-being, both physical and mental, is one of The French Shop’s core values. That’s why...

Back to school, back to the Dispatch.

September 2022

Fall has officially arrived in Québec. With it comes the excitement of heading back to school, new s...

What's Brewing in Québec This Summer

June 2022

Summer is finally here, and a wind of freedom is blowing across the province. After two years of pan...

What you need to know about Québec’s new law to protect the French language

June 2022

Québec politicians have approved Bill 96, the government’s controversial law to protect the French l...

Spring has sprung, and The Dispatch is back!

May 2022

Summer is finally making an appearance in Québec. And it’s about time! Since the start of the pandem...

Dispatch 15 : Farewell, 2021!

December 2021

2021 is almost over. What a roller-coaster year it's been! From the curfew to a renewed sense of fre...

Dispatch 14: The call of the great outdoors

August 2021

2021 is already halfway behind us. With the entire province declared a green zone and restrictions f...

DISPATCH SPECIAL: La Saint-Jean in Québec

June 2021

June 24 is more than just a day off in Québec, it’s a ho-li-day! It’s THE day we get together with f...

Dispatch 13: A summer of freedom… or the closest thing to it

May 2021

With summer knocking at our doors and the announcement of the Québec government’s plan to gradually...

DISPATCH 12: Creativity, self-indulgence and going viral

April 2021

The vaccination rollout in Québec is going strong, spring temperatures are on the rise, and (fingers...

DISPATCH 11 : Québec, one year later

March 2021

Spring weather seems to be on its way, our curfew has just been extended from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., a...

DISPATCH SPECIAL: What is localization and why is it important?

March 2021

There are several ways to get people talking about your brand in Québec. But let’s just say that som...

DISPATCH 10: We roll up our sleeves and keep going

February 2021

Halfway through winter already?! You could say that we’ve grown accustomed to the lockdown lifestyle...

DISPATCH 09: New confinement, new habits

January 2021

With the second lockdown well underway (along with an added curfew), the COVID-19 pandemic continues...

DISPATCH 08: The grass is greener... in the country?

November 2020

As winter approaches, in the midst of a second wave, the COVID-19 pandemic has not yet finished rede...

DISPATCH 07: Resilient in the face of a second wave?

September 2020

The leaves are changing, sweater weather is upon us, and pumpkin spice everything is back: Fall is d...

DISPATCH 06: Things are shaking up here

August 2020

We’ve made it our mission to keep you in the loop of what’s happening in Québec. And you can rest as...

DISPATCH 05: Here’s to a summer like no other

July 2020

We’ve made it our mission to keep you in the loop of what’s happening in Québec. And you can rest as...

DISPATCH SPECIAL: Add a little Québec flair to your home library

June 2020

As we head into the 2020 summer holidays, which are likely to be more, ahem, local than usual, we wa...

DISPATCH 04: La Saint-Jean, revisited

June 2020

We’ve made it our mission to keep you in the loop of what’s happening in Québec. So we couldn’t affo...

DISPATCH 03: Listening better to act better

June 2020

In light of what’s happening right now in North America, the shop has decided to listen rather than...

DISPATCH 02: Education and resilience

April 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is not quite ready to call it quits with redefining everyday life and reshaping...

DISPATCH 01: We now have a newsletter

March 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is redefining everyday life and reshaping social, political, and cultural landsc...