horse-drawn carriages

Montreal Carriage Industry to Receive $500,000

Montreal’s horse-drawn carriage (calèche) industry is set to receive a half a million dollars in funding to help improve operations and regulate the safety of the horses and the public. The decision was made by the Ville-Marie borough council last week, during it’s monthly council meeting. The move comes just seven months after Montreal mayor, […]

Ban on Montreal’s Horse-Drawn Carriages Cancelled

The one-year moratorium on horse-drawn carriages in Montreal, imposed by Mayor Denis Coderre, has been overturned in court. Judge Casgrain ordered the immediate return of horse-drawn carriages, also known as caleches, stating that the city of Montreal overstepped its authority. Coderre announced the temporary injunction on May 25th, which came as welcome news to the […]