He bought the ticket from Tabagie
Metro Du College (1480 Rue Cartier, Saint-Laurent), which will receive a $327,073 commission, equal to 1 percent of the prize.
And in the streets behind the station, closer to the Lachine Canal, old women sitting on doorsteps in pale shafts of slanting light, babies propped between their shins, while old men gathered like buzzards in front of the taverns and tabagies
. A persistent breeze carried the smell of tobacco up from the cigarette factories, mixing it with the ripeness of the stockyards, the bitter whiff of hot paint from the dockyards, and the stench of chemicals from the tanneries, a pungent stew that caught in her throat.