• My favourite breakfast

    Mme Cora's letter

    I am often asked what my favourite breakfast is. Each time I reply without a second thought: The Spinach-cheddar 


    November 26, 2021

  • ​​​​​​​1990’s harvest

    Mme Cora's letter

     

    Bravo, Gigi!

     

    This morning another memory tugged at my mind – a wonderful story also begging to be let out and told 


    November 19, 2021

  • Jack the Alligator

    Mme Cora's letter

    I’ve have so much free time these days that I am beginning to feel nostalgic for my very first customers. I greet them in my mind’s 


    November 10, 2021

  • The lofty origins of the 10 star omelette

    Mme Cora's letter

    Yet another tale from our first tiny restaurant, located in front of a huge building that was under construction at the time. 


    November 5, 2021

  • Spirited pumpkins!

    Once again this year, at the end of a gloomy October, all the pumpkins in the world have joined hands to 


    October 29, 2021

  • WHAT IS OPTIMISM?

    Mme Cora's letter

    What is optimism? Am I an optimist? Is it believing that everything is going to be okay despite everything? To hear 


    October 22, 2021

  • Breakfast Club of Canada

    Mme Cora's letter

    Great news! Cora restaurants across Canada are hosting a fundraising event 


    October 15, 2021

  • Dearest Betty, thank you so much!

    Mme Cora's letter

    Betty lived just across from our first restaurant, in a new, rather swishy-looking residential complex. 


    October 7, 2021

  • An unwavering focus

    Mme Cora's letter

    “It’s not that I’m smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
    ALBERT EINSTEIN

     

    I don’t think our success can be put 


    October 1, 2021

  • Our corporate mission

    Mme Cora's letter

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


    September 24, 2021

  • OPENING MY HEART

    Mme Cora's letter

    Very early this morning, an unintelligible whisper attempted to enter through my bedroom window, as if pushed by the invisible hands of 


    September 17, 2021

  • Conversation on love (cont’d from last Sunday’s letter)

    Mme Cora's letter

    Dear lady, it is I who will sit at your desk this morning to write today’s letter. Let me start by saying how happy I am 


    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 sharp little tapping, like a steel finger, at the kitchen 


    September 2, 2021

  • Sachertorte

    Mme Cora's letter

    “Let your actions always speak for you, but be forever on guard against
    the terrible traps of false pride and conceit that can halt your
    progress.” 
    OG 


    August 26, 2021

  • The making of a LEADER!

    Mme Cora's letter

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


    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 fascination with the 26 letters of the 


    August 13, 2021

  • The wonderful MIDI-DOLORÈS*

    Mme Cora's letter

    I still rave about this incredibly flavourful sandwich that’s so easy to make with regular ingredients that can be 


    August 7, 2021

  • Sainte-Foy, a Québec City suburb

    Mme Cora's letter

    “Try to learn English and shorthand typing,” my father told me in 1959, when I insisted on enrolling in the classics course at Sainte-Foy 


    July 30, 2021

  • Leaving Caplan

    Mme Cora's letter

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


    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 


    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 and his brother 53. I am delighted 


    July 9, 2021