Zip line auction raises $27,000 for local charities
Once provincial border crossing is allowed, Valérie and Charles-Armand Turpin will take the first official ride on Interzip Rogers.
Quebec’s long-term care COVID-19 crisis: ‘Unless you talk about it … it’s never going to be resolved’
Quebecers say COVID-19 crisis in CHSLDs revealed chronic flaws and has shown what needs to be done to learn from mistakes and mismanagement.
Locals fight to preserve rare natural forest on Montreal’s West Island
“We can’t keep losing these important natural spaces,” says Geneviève Lussier, a Pointe-Claire resident and organizer of the Save Fairview Forest group
Increased demand for puppies is leading to rise in dog thefts
Dog thefts are rising as some try to capitalize off the increased demand for puppies.
Pandemic at the market: Positivity keeps vendors going during uncertain times
Life during the pandemic has been difficult for everyone, including small business owners trying to stay open amidst the ever-changing rules.
Quebec’s COVID curfew exposed strain on shelters, vulnerability of homeless, say advocates
When Quebec Premier François Legault announced an 8 p.m., province-wide curfew to help combat the spread of COVID-19, it forced many sectors of society to readjust. In particular, homeless shelters in Quebec — already struggling to accommodate those in need of shelter before the pandemic — came under even more…
Tracking COVID-19: Feb. 8
Ontario has reported it has now seen 278,207 total cases of COVID-19, adding 1,489 infections today. The death toll rose by 22 to 6,505. There are 926 people in hospital, down 95, with 335 in intensive care, up 10, 233 on a ventilator, up five. There are 517 new cases…
Tracking COVID-19: Dec. 1
The prime minister said today that Canada will not agree to lifting a ban on non-essential travel with the United States until the coronavirus outbreak is significantly under control around the world. The Liberal government is preparing legislation to begin implementing the fall economic statement. As such the measures could trigger…
‘It’s crucial that we get it right’: Quebec minister says confident in province’s new plan to reopen schools
Mandatory masks, classroom bubbles await Quebec students when they go back to school on Aug. 31, however, not everyone is in favour of this plan.