• 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 you left us in a car 


    7 mai, 2021

  • Family happiness amongst red shells

    Mme Cora's letter

    As kids in the Gaspésie in 1953, we ate every day thanks to the 


    30 avril, 2021

  • From diner cook to Founding President

    Mme Cora's letter

    I am garrulous by nature, so journalists love to interview me. It was true in the past 


    23 avril, 2021

  • Kiwi and my love for frogs

    Mme Cora's letter

    Sometimes memories come to you out of the blue! This morning, I opened one eye with a frog croaking 


    16 avril, 2021

  • The date squares from Maurice’s wife!

    Mme Cora's letter

    Do you recall? Last October 8, I told you the story about the handsome Irishman who always ate big 


    10 avril, 2021

  • A great lesson in determination

    Mme Cora's letter

    Over 60 years ago, I was a fine, young woman in her first year of college. I was studious and diligent, I 


    3 avril, 2021

  • The young President’s BBQ!

    Mme Cora's letter

    This morning, dear reader, I feel like remembering the good ol’ days. A time when we would organize a 


    26 mars, 2021

  • Last night I had a dream!

    Mme Cora's letter

    I was sitting down in a vast dessert amusing myself like a child as I let 


    19 mars, 2021

  • A bear knocking at the door

    Mme Cora's letter

    I often hop in my Mini Cooper in the morning and go for a spin. I fill the thermos with piping hot coffee from 


    12 mars, 2021

  • A giant cometh with the storm!

    Mme Cora's letter

    Living on my small plot of countryside, I’m afraid I’ve become a wild weed kept alive by the 


    5 mars, 2021

  • The ability to be omnipresent

    Mme Cora's letter

    I would love to have the ability to be omnipresent. A grand word 


    26 février, 2021

  • The unforgettable recipe of my success

    Mme Cora's letter

    Early in our story, around the time when we had opened our seventh or eighth Quebec restaurant, 


    19 février, 2021

  • The soulmates’ odyssey

    Mme Cora's letter

    (inspired by the Symposium by Plato, written in 380 BC)

     

    Ten years ago I was at the 


    12 février, 2021

  • The road to franchising

    Mme Cora's letter

    I’ve always known that ideas are constantly galloping towards us, trying to catch our eye as they pass by. A piece of wool that 


    5 février, 2021

  • Trip to Paris

    Mme Cora's letter

    We opened our first small Cora restaurant on May 27, 1987, the very day of my 40th birthday. Life up until then had been difficult and much later, I would 


    29 janvier, 2021

  • It’s never too late

    Mme Cora's letter

    Most of us are currently in the grip of the hardest phase of confinement since it began, unable to 


    22 janvier, 2021

  • The famous New Year’s resolutions

    Mme Cora's letter

    (written New year’s Day 2021)

     

    I started writing New Year’s resolutions at a young age. A long list of little 


    15 janvier, 2021

  • Crying until you say THANK YOU

    Mme Cora's letter

    (written on Christmas morning)

     

    Is Christmas morning ever tough! I’m feeling sad and lonely as I sit in my large kitchen that 


    9 janvier, 2021

  • A magnificent white duck!

    Mme Cora's letter

    I woke up this morning with the distinct impression that I was holding a huge bouquet of tales to tell in my arms. Like a gift from a good angel who 


    1 janvier, 2021

  • Born under a full Sun!

    Mme Cora's letter

    The other day I recalled my mother’s vague words that the day I was born the sun shone big and bright.

    - “A dazzling sun in the centre of the sky 


    26 décembre, 2020

  • A letter to Santa

    Mme Cora's letter

       Santa Claus

       The North Pole

       HOH OHO

       Canada

      

    Dear Santa,

    I am 


    18 décembre, 2020