• Our corporate mission

    Mme Cora's letter

    With the arrival of franchising (in 1994) and all the organizational requirements that came with it, our 


    September 24, 2021

  • OPENING MY HEART

    Mme Cora's letter

    Very early this morning, an unintelligible whisper attempted to enter through my 


    September 17, 2021


  • September 10, 2021

  • Conversation on love, Part 1

    Mme Cora's letter

    The sun has not yet risen and I am like a sleepwalker, half-awake. I hear 


    September 2, 2021

  • Sachertorte

    Mme Cora's letter

    “Let your actions always speak for you, but be forever on guard against


    August 26, 2021

  • The making of a LEADER!

    Mme Cora's letter

    Leaders are motivated by one of the best reasons in the world: 


    August 20, 2021

  • Between the lines my heart lies

    Mme Cora's letter

    As far back as I can remember, I have always written. The trigger that started it all was my 


    August 13, 2021

  • The wonderful MIDI-DOLORÈS*

    Mme Cora's letter

    I still rave about this incredibly flavourful sandwich 


    August 7, 2021

  • Sainte-Foy, a Québec City suburb

    Mme Cora's letter

    “Try to learn English and shorthand typing,” my father told me 


    July 30, 2021

  • Leaving Caplan

    Mme Cora's letter

    Our family left Caplan because the English bosses where my father worked thought he 


    July 23, 2021

  • An ode to girls and women of all ages

    Mme Cora's letter

    An ode to girls and women of all ages

     

    When I opened my eyes this morning, I knew right away that I had been 


    July 16, 2021

  • Father’s Day, June 20

    Mme Cora's letter

    My goodness, how time flies! My baby is 49 years old today. Yes, his sister is 52 


    July 9, 2021

  • Scribe and messenger of love

    Mme Cora's letter

    Twice I’ve walked through the Louvre in Paris to admire Mona Lisa and her enigmatic smile up close; the Venus de Milo, 


    July 2, 2021

  • CREATIVITY, the theme of my life!

    Mme Cora's letter

    Here I am, well into my golden years, once again ruminating about this or that. And this morning in particular, I 


    June 23, 2021

  • Grandpa Frédéric, treasured memories from long ago 

    Mme Cora's letter

    When Mom’s eczema affected her mood, the children left. Dad placed the two smallest ones with 


    June 18, 2021

  • A crow gifted me a feather! 

    Mme Cora's letter

    This June is so beautiful that it makes me forget all the current miseries on 


    June 11, 2021

  • Sorry for this sad story

    Mme Cora's letter

    Peter Papathanassopoulos had assumed the role of pater familias after arriving in Canada in 1959. He washed the 


    June 4, 2021

  • My final quarter century!

    Mme Cora's letter

    On this morning of May 27, 2021 (my birthday), 


    May 28, 2021

  • My life: forever a rough draft!

    Mme Cora's letter

    I’ve picked up my pen hundreds of times to recreate a 


    May 20, 2021

  • Riviera Maya, margaritas and spicy guacamole!

    Mme Cora's letter

    A large caravan of clouds crosses the sky this morning, pulling behind it the beautiful 


    May 14, 2021

  • Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!

    Mme Cora's letter

    Mother
    8 Heaven’s Way
    The great yonder above

    Dearest Mom, you must be surprised to finally have word from me. Since 


    May 7, 2021