January often feels like a cabin-fevered slowdown of inactivity, but don't be fooled by the temperature dip. There's plenty to do this month such attending a very affordable theatre fest featuring critically acclaimed performances mid-month. Then there's weekend after weekend of igloo-ish raves and every shop-a-holic knows January is a prime month for deals and steals so make the best of the wind chill and read on ...
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JAY z performs on January 24, 2014 at the Bell Centre. Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images
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Welcome to winter in Montreal. The statistically coldest month of the year, you'll curse beautiful days right about now because a sunny one in January nearly guarantees it's bone-chilling cold outside whereas a gray, cloudy day tends to announce a "warmer" outdoor experience likely complemented by snowfall. And if you don't know what wind chill
means yet, you'll soon find out.
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