Destroyed building was WWII relic

The building destroyed by fire on the Lachine Canal this week was the last relic of World War II in the area, according to TVA. But it’s not like we’re too concerned about those – an entire block of WWII-era industrial buildings was razed in Ahuntsic not long ago, in the big block bounded by Chabanel, Esplanade, Louvain and St-Laurent, and hardly anyone batted an eye. (If you go here on Streetview it’s a big empty lot – step back to 2015 and it’s a cluster of brick buildings.)