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When is it appropriate to appropriate hockey partisanship?

When is it appropriate to appropriate hockey partisanship?

Lots of people are hoping on the Habs' bandwagon, but is that appropriate? [...]

Gosselin backs subway plan; mayor calls it ‘hoax’

Gosselin backs subway plan; mayor calls it ‘hoax’

Opposition leader Jean-Francois Gosselin is proposing an underground transit system. [...]

Équipe Savard recruits businessman, community leader David Weiser

Équipe Savard recruits businessman, community leader David Weiser

David Weiser, community leader and businessman, will run for the ruling party at city hall. [...]

Quebec horses still racing despite track woes elsewhere

Quebec horses still racing despite track woes elsewhere

Horse racing survives in Quebec though far from former glory. [...]

CEGEP St. Lawrence head: Bill 96 misses regional distinctions

CEGEP St. Lawrence head: Bill 96 misses regional distinctions

The head of Quebec City's only English CEGEP says Bill 96 doesn't account for regional distinctions. [...]

FEQ ‘like no other’ features 22 shows at the Quebec Armoury

FEQ ‘like no other’ features 22 shows at the Quebec Armoury

The pandemic has forced Quebec's big summer music festival indoors for a limited number of shows. [...]

Quebec provides $2.7 million for  English-speaking seniors

Quebec provides $2.7 million for English-speaking seniors

Christopher Skeete, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-Speaking Quebecers, and member of the National Assembly for Sainte-Rose [...]

Official Languages Act reform draws  mixed reviews

Official Languages Act reform draws mixed reviews

arlier this week the Government of Canada introduced its proposed update of the Official Languages Act, Bill C-32. If passed [...]

West Island rallies against racism

West Island rallies against racism

Several hundred people gathered through the day in Pierrefonds-Roxboro at Pierrefonds Community High School on Saturday for the 'West Island [...]

Roots and Home are important Montreal’s Teneisha Collins

Roots and Home are important Montreal’s Teneisha Collins

Our talented home-grown actress snags significant role next to Kevin Hart in up-coming comedic–drama feature Fatherhood [...]

Lametti taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to Bill 96

Lametti taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to Bill 96

Asked about the issues highlighted last week by the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) regarding the province’s proposed language reform [...]

City tourism campaign targets Quebecers

City tourism campaign targets Quebecers

Quebec City's tourism office is targeting visitors from the province to help recover from pandemic. [...]

Michelle Morin-Doyle among departing city councillors

Michelle Morin-Doyle among departing city councillors

Michelle Morin-Doyle , well known in the English community, is not running for re-election to city hall. [...]

Quebecers can’t see forest mismanagement through the trees

Quebecers can’t see forest mismanagement through the trees

Quebec still has a problem of mismanaged forests despite several studies. [...]

Government says pricey Quebec tunnel project corrects ‘historical error’

Government says pricey Quebec tunnel project corrects ‘historical error’

The CAQ government says its tunnel project corrects error of building two bridges together. [...]

Maison Pollack to become la Maison de la Diversité

Maison Pollack to become la Maison de la Diversité

After years of neglect the Maison Pollack will be turned into a diversity centre. [...]

Paul Blart running amok: The invasion of the electric wheeled things

Paul Blart running amok: The invasion of the electric wheeled things

Electric vehicles are proliferating on city streets. [...]

Mixed reaction to CAQ government’s Bill 96 language law changes

Mixed reaction to CAQ government’s Bill 96 language law changes

The CAQ government has announced changes to Quebec's language laws. [...]

Labeaume passes torch to Marie-Josée Savard for mayoral run

Labeaume passes torch to Marie-Josée Savard for mayoral run

Long-time executive committee vice-chair Marie-Josee Savard is running for mayor. [...]

Quebec camps facing tough decisions for summer 2021

Quebec camps facing tough decisions for summer 2021

In mid-May, the province of Quebec gave the green light to residential summer camps to open up their cabins and [...]

Technovation Montreal Allows Young Girls To Use Cutting Edge Technologies To Solve Real-World Problems

Technovation Montreal Allows Young Girls To Use Cutting Edge Technologies To Solve Real-World Problems

The past decade has seen a great rise in STEM, (science, technology, engineering, math) opportunities for employment and innovation. However [...]

MRC Police here to stay, for now

MRC Police here to stay, for now

Less than 24 hours after the tabling of the Livre Vert on “Police reality in Quebec” report, Public Security Minister [...]

Housing rule a ‘slap in the face’ for seniors

Housing rule a ‘slap in the face’ for seniors

The seniors who helped build the community of Low are now being left to live alone or having to move [...]

English community leaders laud Labeaume

English community leaders laud Labeaume

Outgoing Mayor Regis Labeaume is popular with English community leaders. [...]

For many Quebec mayors, there is political life beyond city hall

For many Quebec mayors, there is political life beyond city hall

Many Quebec mayors have had careers beyond city hall. [...]

Labeaume leaving city hall after 14 years: ‘I want a normal life’

Labeaume leaving city hall after 14 years: ‘I want a normal life’

Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume announces he won't seek another term. [...]

City offers free trees to residents

City offers free trees to residents

Quebec is giving away trees as part of a program to increase forest canopy. [...]

Tramway on a roll: Call for tenders made, alternate routes proposed

Tramway on a roll: Call for tenders made, alternate routes proposed

After months of delay Quebec City's tramway project is finally moving forward. [...]

Mothers (and Ken Dryden) nurtured Canada’s advances in child care

Mothers (and Ken Dryden) nurtured Canada’s advances in child care

Mothers who are politicians led fight for child care programs. [...]

Opéra de Québec presents 'The Barber of Seville' in concert

Opéra de Québec presents 'The Barber of Seville' in concert

The Barber of Seville in concert format [...]

Teachers’ unions accept Quebec’s sectorial settlement proposal

Teachers’ unions accept Quebec’s sectorial settlement proposal

The Fédération des syndicats de l’enseignement (FSE), and the Quebec Provincial Association of Teachers (QPAT) have voted in favour of [...]

COVID-19 Update: Quebec looks encouraging

COVID-19 Update: Quebec looks encouraging

Once the epi-centre of the coronavirus in Canada, Quebec continues to show signs of exercising control over the COVID-19 virus [...]

Ste-Foy Elementary students reach OSEntreprendre finals

Ste-Foy Elementary students reach OSEntreprendre finals

SFE students reach OSEntreprendre finals [...]

Remembering encounters with royalty in Quebec City

Remembering encounters with royalty in Quebec City

Meeting royalty in Quebec City [...]

Imagine Picasso to spend the summer in Quebec City

Imagine Picasso to spend the summer in Quebec City

Imagine Picasso exhibit in Quebec City [...]

City unveils initial summer event plans

City unveils initial summer event plans

Quebec City plans for summer events [...]

Health Canada to review Medicago Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials

Health Canada to review Medicago Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials

Quebec City based Medicago's COVID-19 vaccine is a step closer to approval. [...]

School support staff unions hold one-day strike, demand higher wages

School support staff unions hold one-day strike, demand higher wages

The Townships Regional Union of Support Staff (TRUSS) took part in a province-wide, one-day strike Tuesday morning, joining nearly 33,00 [...]

Today is Red Dress Day in Canada

Today is Red Dress Day in Canada

Red Dress Day shines light on the disproportionate number of murdered and missing Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQIA+ people in [...]

Quebec City finally closes the deal to buy Maison Pollack

Quebec City finally closes the deal to buy Maison Pollack

Quebec City is now the new owner of Maison Pollack and has vowed to renovate the historic house. [...]

Private schools are ‘above the law’ when it comes to Bill 21

Private schools are ‘above the law’ when it comes to Bill 21

Private schools in Quebec are exempt from the application of Bill 21 banning religious symbols. [...]

Former Centraide boss Bruno Marchand running for mayor

Former Centraide boss Bruno Marchand running for mayor

Bruno Marchand has announced his candidacy for mayor of Quebec at the head of a new party. [...]

Federal government says it wants to buy back historic Quebec Bridge

Federal government says it wants to buy back historic Quebec Bridge

The federal government has vowed to buy back the historic Quebec Bridge. [...]

The people retake a stake in former Peoples’ airline Air Canada

The people retake a stake in former Peoples’ airline Air Canada

The federal government has come to the aid of Air Canada with a package that includes shares in the airline. [...]

Demolition underway for “two villas” project

Demolition underway for “two villas” project

Demolition is underway on the l'Arriere Cour project incorporating two historic villas. [...]

City offers “explosion” of  innovative summer activities,  “COVID-proof” major events

City offers “explosion” of innovative summer activities, “COVID-proof” major events

With the pandemic putting a damper on things, the city has created a program of summer fun. [...]

Since Talon’s first tally, modern census has adapted to changing Canada

Since Talon’s first tally, modern census has adapted to changing Canada

Canada's census has come a long way since Nouvelle France. [...]

René-Lévesque group demands transparency on tramway plans

René-Lévesque group demands transparency on tramway plans

A neighbourhood group is raising concerns about the impact of the city's tramway line. [...]

Memories still vivid of Summit of the Americas madness in Quebec City

Memories still vivid of Summit of the Americas madness in Quebec City

Twenty years after the Summit of the Americas in Quebec City impact still felt. [...]

‘Dangerous situation’ in city as red zone reimposed

‘Dangerous situation’ in city as red zone reimposed

With Quebec City returning to a red zone, the city is appealing to citizens to respect health measures. [...]

Agriculture minister weighs in on latest  federal budget

Agriculture minister weighs in on latest federal budget

The federal government presented its first budget in more than two years last week, putting an emphasis on economic recovery [...]

A protest against STM brutality is happening in Montreal on Sunday

A protest against STM brutality is happening in Montreal on Sunday

Following the beating of a BIPOC woman at Jean-Talon metro station, a protest against STM brutality will take place in [...]

Bill 21: Ruling on constitutionality to be announced this morning

Bill 21: Ruling on constitutionality to be announced this morning

Quebec Superior Court will deliver a ruling on the constitutionality of Bill 21 following a legal challenge to the ban [...]

Julien, Parent hope to build off momentum heading into playoffs

Julien, Parent hope to build off momentum heading into playoffs

After a brief two-week hiatus since the end of the regular season, the Sherbrooke Phoenix are set to take on [...]

Local technicians and professionals vote in  favour of strike mandate

Local technicians and professionals vote in favour of strike mandate

Technicians and professionals from the CIUSSS de l’Estrie—CHUS voted 93 per cent in favour of a 10-day strike mandate, backing [...]

Meet Victor Wanyama: CF Montreal midfield star

Meet Victor Wanyama: CF Montreal midfield star

Standing at 6-foot-2 and weighing about 176 pounds, Wanyama says he’s proud of his journey [...]

Driver involved in hit and run of elementary school teacher released from custody

Driver involved in hit and run of elementary school teacher released from custody

A 54-year-old man who was arrested Wednesday morning after he struck a teacher participating in a province-wide strike and standing [...]

The Bluenose is sailing once again … on a $1 coin

The Bluenose is sailing once again … on a $1 coin

The Bluenose on $1 coin [...]

The world mourns the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

The world mourns the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Tribute to the late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh [...]

Morrin Centre Imagination Writers’ Festival an online hit

Morrin Centre Imagination Writers’ Festival an online hit

Morrin Centre writers festival a hit [...]

A lack of bike parts and new merchandise puts pressure on  bike shops

A lack of bike parts and new merchandise puts pressure on bike shops

Bicycle shops in Sherbrooke are drowning in tune-ups and they are struggling to keep up with demand due to severe [...]

Sherbrooke club keeps medieval martial arts alive in the Townships

Sherbrooke club keeps medieval martial arts alive in the Townships

The loud clanging of steel meeting steel as two grown men enter into a medieval duel is not something people [...]

Quebec Superior Court hearing on Bill 40 to  begin Wednesday

Quebec Superior Court hearing on Bill 40 to begin Wednesday

Quebec’s education reform law, Bill 40, which would eliminate English school boards and turn them into school service centres, is [...]

Vues d’Afrique: More than 146 films from 51 countries

Vues d’Afrique: More than 146 films from 51 countries

The 37th International Film Festival, Vues d’Afrique (VA), an exploration of African and Creole cinema will be streaming virtually from [...]

Major construction for tramway set to begin in Saint-Roch

Major construction for tramway set to begin in Saint-Roch

Major construction projects will get underway this spring in the Saint Roch district to make way for the tramway system. [...]

Coins may be antiquated, but can we trust cryptocurrency?

Coins may be antiquated, but can we trust cryptocurrency?

Coins may be antiquated but can we trust cryptocurrency? [...]

More money for anglos in CAQ pandemic budget

More money for anglos in CAQ pandemic budget

The Quebec government has raised the contribution to anglophone groups in its recent budget. [...]

Baie de Beauport park improvements planned next to terminal

Baie de Beauport park improvements planned next to terminal

The Port of Quebec is promising big improvements to the Baie de Beauport park to blunt criticism of Laurentia terminal [...]

And now for some good news about the greenhouse effect

And now for some good news about the greenhouse effect

Quebec is determined to reduce its dependence of imported produce with expanded greenhouse growers. [...]

Legault and Labeaume reach deal: Tramway back on track

Legault and Labeaume reach deal: Tramway back on track

Quebec City and the Legault government have reached a deal to allow the tramway project to proceed. [...]

Robert Mercure back in town to help rebuild tourism

Robert Mercure back in town to help rebuild tourism

The former boss of the Chateau Frontenac is returning to Quebec City to head the tourism bureau. [...]

Breakthrough possible in CAQ-QC tramway route impasse

Breakthrough possible in CAQ-QC tramway route impasse

A concession by Mayor Regis Labeaume may have paved the way for the approval of the tramway project. [...]

Revived humour magazine finds funny side of pandemic

Revived humour magazine finds funny side of pandemic

A Quebec comedy magazine is making a comeback with an edition that features pandemic humour. [...]

City declares kitchen scraps recycling pilot project a hit

City declares kitchen scraps recycling pilot project a hit

A city pilot project on kitchen waste collection was a success and a city-wide program will go ahead. [...]

As plague abates, June federal election talk bursting out all over

As plague abates, June federal election talk bursting out all over

There is much federal election speculation as vaccines bring hope for end of pandemic. [...]

CQSB’s Burke lauds ‘hard work’ for new high school project

CQSB’s Burke lauds ‘hard work’ for new high school project

Board chairman Stephen Burke says new school project is result of hard work. [...]

In wake of pandemic, do music festivals need to be estival?

In wake of pandemic, do music festivals need to be estival?

Summer festivals may be looking at later dates as pandemic thwarts planning. [...]

Sale of DND land last piece in merged English school project

Sale of DND land last piece in merged English school project

The sale of a parcel of land to the Quebec ministry of education clears the way for the building of [...]

JULIAN MCKENZIE ACCEPTS ASSOCIATE EDITOR POSITION AT THE ATHLETIC.

JULIAN MCKENZIE ACCEPTS ASSOCIATE EDITOR POSITION AT THE ATHLETIC.

After an impressive stint at CTV the former reporter and weatherman moves on. [...]

New business development project brings gentrification concerns in Sherbrooke

New business development project brings gentrification concerns in Sherbrooke

Léo Boivin, founder of the Association contre la gentrification de Sherbrooke (AGS), wants municipal officials to consider the population’s financial [...]

Protesters demand more government action in fight against  domestic violence

Protesters demand more government action in fight against domestic violence

There were over a hundred people at the Marché de la Gare in Sherbrooke on Friday afternoon, as protesters gathered [...]

The old ‘cannonball tree’ is going … going . . . gone!

The old ‘cannonball tree’ is going … going . . . gone!

Quebec City's Iconic 'cannonball tree' is no more . . . [...]

West Can releases Canboulay- theFilm

West Can releases Canboulay- theFilm

Canboulay was shot in St. Justine, Quebec last October. It debut project by aspiring filmmaker Jabar Griffiths, who also did [...]

'Le Sang du pélican' at Cinéma Le Clap

'Le Sang du pélican' at Cinéma Le Clap

'Le Sang du pélican' now playing at local cinema. [...]

Tempêtes et Passions returns to the stage

Tempêtes et Passions returns to the stage

Tempêtes & Passion concerts return to the stage [...]

Pink elephant-caterpillar coming to Parc Bardy

Pink elephant-caterpillar coming to Parc Bardy

Pink-elephant sculpture coming to Quebec City park [...]

Les Petits Chanteurs de Beauport sing at COVID memorial

Les Petits Chanteurs de Beauport sing at COVID memorial

Local children's choir sings "virtually" at COVID commemoration ceremony [...]

Today is National Indigenous Languages Day in Canada

Today is National Indigenous Languages Day in Canada

March 31 is National Indigenous Languages Day, an annual observance to honour culture, tradition and preservation in Canada since 1993. [...]

It’s like a slap in the face, says Champlain College teachers’  union president

It’s like a slap in the face, says Champlain College teachers’ union president

The Syndicat des Enseignants et Enseignantes du Collège Champlain de Lennoxville (SECCL) utilized its first mandated strike day on Tuesday [...]

Emblematic ‘cannonball tree’ in Old Quebec coming down

Emblematic ‘cannonball tree’ in Old Quebec coming down

Iconic 'cannonball' tree's days are numbered. [...]

Trio celtique presents The Craic Sessions for St. Patrick’s Day

Trio celtique presents The Craic Sessions for St. Patrick’s Day

Local musicians produce a virtual concert of Celtic music [...]

Ripplecove construction project faces more questions from residents

Ripplecove construction project faces more questions from residents

Helena Brodie is tired of feeling left in the dark when it comes to the Ripplecove Inn construction project, after [...]

Phoenix aim to finish Sherbrooke bubble on a strong note

Phoenix aim to finish Sherbrooke bubble on a strong note

With playoffs right around the corner, the Sherbrooke Phoenix are heating up at the perfect time, finding a groove on [...]

Senior amateur baseball set to return in May

Senior amateur baseball set to return in May

The Sherbrooke Expos unveiled a new look on Sunday and announced the Ligue de Baseball Majeur du Québec (LBMQ) will [...]

Montreal’s Téa Long sounds an alarm about trans erasure on social media

Montreal’s Téa Long sounds an alarm about trans erasure on social media

Having a social media account wiped from the internet for no reason is something that trans BIPOC like Téa Long [...]

Sherbrooke film festival wants to hear from the English-speaking community

Sherbrooke film festival wants to hear from the English-speaking community

Students in a business class at the Université de Sherbrooke have been tasked with understanding what the English-speaking community in [...]

Thousands of Montrealers marched to denounce anti-Asian racism today

Thousands of Montrealers marched to denounce anti-Asian racism today

On this International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, thousands of people march to denounce anti-Asian racism in Montreal. [...]

Caribbean Paradise: Expectations and Joy linger 21 years later

Caribbean Paradise: Expectations and Joy linger 21 years later

In the 21 years that Babita and Danraj Parsram have been welcoming customers to their little restaurant on Newman Street [...]

An anti-Asian-racism march and vigil is happening in Montreal

An anti-Asian-racism march and vigil is happening in Montreal

A joint a march against anti-Asian-racism and vigil for the victims of the Atlanta shootings are happening Montreal on Sunday. [...]

Plastic bags begone!

Plastic bags begone!

The city of Rosemère is doing away with all plastic bags. Effective April 22, 2021, Bylaw 929 banning them will [...]

Drivers continue to break road laws around  school buses

Drivers continue to break road laws around school buses

Parents with children attending Ayer’s Cliff Elementary School (ACES) expressed concerns about student safety last week after a car drove [...]

Soup kitchen social workers happy to bring visitors back indoors

Soup kitchen social workers happy to bring visitors back indoors

The Chaudronnée de l’Estrie reopened its dining area this week and allowed people inside for the first time since the [...]

Quebec nurses fired after humiliating Indigenous woman

Quebec nurses fired after humiliating Indigenous woman

Two CLSC nurses in Joliette were fired on Tuesday due to racist comments and mistreatment of an Indigenous woman named [...]

Sherbrooke Airport project proposal flying in next month

Sherbrooke Airport project proposal flying in next month

The conseil d’administration de la Corporation de développement de l’aéroport de Sherbrooke will present its plans for a commercial link [...]

Isabelle Racicot: Shifting Paradigms through Film

Isabelle Racicot: Shifting Paradigms through Film

Media personality addresses social justice issues with powerful documentary [...]

Quebec nurses suspended for racism: “I think we’ll just call you Joyce”

Quebec nurses suspended for racism: “I think we’ll just call you Joyce”

An Indigenous woman named Jocelyne Ottawa was the subject of racist comments by nurses in Joliette, the Quebec town where [...]

Animal refuge seeks help from  Sherbrooke residents

Animal refuge seeks help from Sherbrooke residents

The founders of Refuge Le Château, a non-profit organization housing abandoned cats and other small animals, are seeking support from [...]

Sugar shack owners mull over options  for sugaring season

Sugar shack owners mull over options for sugaring season

Despite the Quebec government lifting restaurant restrictions in the Eastern Townships, Érablière Hilltop owner James Bond has no intention of [...]

Bishop’s students told to isolate after pooled saliva testing returns positive result

Bishop’s students told to isolate after pooled saliva testing returns positive result

Bishop’s University received its first positive result from its pooled saliva testing strategy, which was implemented in January to preemptively [...]

Deux Montagnes council Meeting March 2021

Deux Montagnes council Meeting March 2021

The regular monthly meeting of the city council of Deux-Montagnes took place on March 11th at 7:30pm with all members [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

Police and crime news from Laval [...]

Workers refusing COVID vaccine at Louise-Vachon Residence

Workers refusing COVID vaccine at Louise-Vachon Residence

Consequences of health workers refusing covid vaccines [...]

Laval Citoyens leader Michel Poissant gets an early start on mayoralty bid

Laval Citoyens leader Michel Poissant gets an early start on mayoralty bid

Laval councillor declares his candidacy to mayor in November [...]

‘My Salinger Year’ producer feels right at home in Fabreville/Laval

‘My Salinger Year’ producer feels right at home in Fabreville/Laval

My Salinger Year producer lives in Laval [...]

COVID-19 vaccination program well underway now in Laval area

COVID-19 vaccination program well underway now in Laval area

COVID vaccination clinics open in Laval [...]

Herb Carnegie belongs in Hockey Hall of Fame, family says

Herb Carnegie belongs in Hockey Hall of Fame, family says

With the National Hockey League (NHL) under the microscope as a result of the Black Lives Matter movement, Rane Carnegie [...]

Just “the Village,” please

Just “the Village,” please

Le Village de Montreal wants the word "gay" dropped from the neighbourhood's moniker so as to not exclude the rest [...]

Federal government helps local producers through food surplus  initiatives

Federal government helps local producers through food surplus initiatives

Canada’s agricultural industry has managed to stabilize after a significant shock to its system at the beginning of the pandemic [...]

Denis Breton on the forefront of the electric car revolution

Denis Breton on the forefront of the electric car revolution

During a year of Covid blues for a big sector of the Quebec business world, how did the car retail [...]

Resilience Montreal receives an extra $3.6M from the federal government

Resilience Montreal receives an extra $3.6M from the federal government

The federal government is matching the $3.6-million investment recently announced by Quebec for the homeless day centre Resilience Montreal. [...]

Liberal critic for capital region defends outsider status

Liberal critic for capital region defends outsider status

Marwah Rizqy, the Liberal critic for the capital region, criticizes the Legault government's handling of Quebec's tramway project. [...]

CAQ to draw own tramway route as spat continues with city

CAQ to draw own tramway route as spat continues with city

The CAQ government says it will draw up its own route for Quebec City's tramway. [...]

What if Quebec was truly ‘free and capable’ to bolster use of French?

What if Quebec was truly ‘free and capable’ to bolster use of French?

With the CAQ government talking boosting French language protection, there is the question of how far it will go, [...]

Isolation remains a challenge for  Quebec seniors

Isolation remains a challenge for Quebec seniors

Quebec’s elderly population continues to face daily challenges, especially regarding isolation and loneliness, even as life in the province slowly [...]

CAQ government yet to get on board with tramway project

CAQ government yet to get on board with tramway project

The CAQ government has been stalling support for Quebec's big tramway project for reasons unclear. [...]

Freedom of speech being questioned on many fronts

Freedom of speech being questioned on many fronts

The notion of freedom of speech is being invoked in diverse circumstances. [...]

City to reduce speed limits on most residential streets

City to reduce speed limits on most residential streets

Quebec will reduce speed limits on most streets to improve safety. [...]

GG flap sparks talk of getting rid of the royals

GG flap sparks talk of getting rid of the royals

The departure of GG Julie Payette may prompt efforts to rid Canada of the monarchy. [...]

Laval’s ‘Nordic Campus’ offers antidote for pandemic idleness

Laval’s ‘Nordic Campus’ offers antidote for pandemic idleness

Laval University has created a winter sports village to help people get outside to relieve pandemic blues. [...]

Too soon? Will hope spring eternal as virus numbers drop?

Too soon? Will hope spring eternal as virus numbers drop?

With case numbers dropped and vaccines arriving, do we dare to hope for end to pandemic? [...]

March 8th City of Rosemère Council meeting

March 8th City of Rosemère Council meeting

The March Council meeting in Rosemère was once more held by video-conference in order to ensure the safety of our [...]

BU students singled out for spike curfew and gathering infractions

BU students singled out for spike curfew and gathering infractions

Bishop’s University students were singled out last week as a reason for Sherbrooke’s high number of infractions related to breaking [...]

Dr. Lucy Gilbert: acclaimed cancer researcher proud to be a role model

Dr. Lucy Gilbert: acclaimed cancer researcher proud to be a role model

DOvEEgene test has the potential to end the ravages of ovarian and endometrial cancers [...]

The Quebec Charter of the Regions consultations cyberlaunch

The Quebec Charter of the Regions consultations cyberlaunch

It was an evening many months in the planning. A first online consultation and discussion about the Quebec Liberal Party’s [...]

Miracle Food Drive on Saturday, March 13

Miracle Food Drive on Saturday, March 13

Montrealers, are being asked to help stock the pantries of their fellow residents for the city’s second Miracle Food Drive [...]

Ayer’s Cliff defers Ripplecove zoning  by-law change

Ayer’s Cliff defers Ripplecove zoning by-law change

The Ayer’s Cliff municipal council decided to postpone the adoption of a proposed alteration to a zoning by-law in the [...]

Local speed skater heads to the international stage

Local speed skater heads to the international stage

Canadian short track speed skater Jordan Pierre-Gilles is making his world championship debut in a few days after spending nearly [...]

Outplay prostate cancer during Procure’s ‘Hockey Nights’

Outplay prostate cancer during Procure’s ‘Hockey Nights’

Procure hockey campaign to combat prostate cancer [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

Recent police and crime from Laval [...]

Lawyers begin training program for domestic violence cases

Lawyers begin training program for domestic violence cases

There is a growing need to train family lawyers in Quebec to better prepare and handle domestic violence cases as [...]

Cinémas Guzzo owner refuses Legault’s compensation offer

Cinémas Guzzo owner refuses Legault’s compensation offer

Guzzo theatre chain owner refuses Quebec COVID aid [...]

War Amps launches 2021 Key Tag Service campaign

War Amps launches 2021 Key Tag Service campaign

CHAMP from Laval helps launch War Amps 2021 key tag campaign [...]

Nicolas Macrozonaris running for council seat in Saint-Martin

Nicolas Macrozonaris running for council seat in Saint-Martin

Former Olympic sprinter running for Laval council [...]

Ottawa invests in Laval’s metal products sector

Ottawa invests in Laval’s metal products sector

Laval MP Koutrakis announces subsidy to metal products mfg. [...]

City of Laval says it has improved snow removal – but not everyone agrees

City of Laval says it has improved snow removal – but not everyone agrees

Laval claims improved snow removal, not all agree [...]

When is it time to remove snow from your roof?

When is it time to remove snow from your roof?

The recent accident in Sainte-Thérèse covered in another news item in this issue of the North Shore News brings in [...]

Quebec tennis federation calls out latest government directives

Quebec tennis federation calls out latest government directives

The government’s decision to exclude tennis from the short list of activities allowed during March break has puzzled the province’s [...]

Parking ticket angel helps out  Massawippi Trail users

Parking ticket angel helps out Massawippi Trail users

Quebecers who received parking tickets last week on Côte du Piémont in Sainte-Catherine-de-Hatley no longer need to worry about the [...]

MTL Kneels for Change shares a message of hope

MTL Kneels for Change shares a message of hope

As part of Black History Month, the Montreal Community Cares Foundation is holding an Instagram Live event called MTL Kneels [...]

School support staff union demands government re-enter negotiations

School support staff union demands government re-enter negotiations

A dozen members from the Township Regional Union Support Staff - Centrale des syndicats du Québec (TRUSS-CSQ) stood outside the [...]

Quebec invests $3.6-million in permanent location for Resilience Montreal

Quebec invests $3.6-million in permanent location for Resilience Montreal

Quebec has invested $3.6-million in buying a permanent home for Resilience Montreal, which works with homeless Indigenous people. [...]

Montrealers celebrated for BHM 2021

Montrealers celebrated for BHM 2021

Calendar laureates in community workers, educators, artists and media personalities [...]

Daycare centres struggle with worker shortages and inflated wait lists

Daycare centres struggle with worker shortages and inflated wait lists

There are thousands of children in Quebec stuck on daycare waiting lists due to a lack of available space, an [...]

Cinema Politica presents a talk with the director of Finding Sally

Cinema Politica presents a talk with the director of Finding Sally

Cinema Politica co-presents Ethiopia Then and Now, a talk featuring Tamara Dawit, the director of the new film Finding Sally. [...]

Trudeau: Harper’s failed policies hurt Indigenous & Black Canadians

Trudeau: Harper’s failed policies hurt Indigenous & Black Canadians

Trudeau criticized the Harper government for perpetuating systemic racism and spoke about reversing some of those policies with Bill C-22. [...]

Deux-Montagnes February 2021 Council meeting

Deux-Montagnes February 2021 Council meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Deux-Montagnes municipal council was held via tele-conference on February 11th at 7:30 pm. [...]

BLACK ALLIANCE (Vol. 1) Features line up of emerging stars

BLACK ALLIANCE (Vol. 1) Features line up of emerging stars

WARNER MUSIC BHM COMPILATION BRINGS BACK SOME R&B ANTHEMS WITH A NEW FLAVOR [...]

Ayer’s Cliff health co-op turns to  experience over youth

Ayer’s Cliff health co-op turns to experience over youth

The Massawippi Valley Health Centre (CSVM), a community-owned health cooperative in Ayer’s Cliff that provides general medical services to the [...]

Sherbrooke gains confidence in Shawinigan bubble

Sherbrooke gains confidence in Shawinigan bubble

After a disappointing performance in the Drummondville bubble, the Sherbrooke Phoenix have found their footing for the first time in [...]

The Fade to Black festival features live music & essential discussions

The Fade to Black festival features live music & essential discussions

As part of Black History Month, the 10th annual Fade to Black festival features 51 guest performers and speakers from [...]

'Turner and the Sublime' finally arrives at the MNBAQ

'Turner and the Sublime' finally arrives at the MNBAQ

Turner and the Sublime at MNBAQ [...]

ELAN offers a Penny for your thoughts in Three Pines

ELAN offers a Penny for your thoughts in Three Pines

Louise Penny chats with ELAN viewers [...]

Jim Simons reminisces about his brief career with the QCT

Jim Simons reminisces about his brief career with the QCT

Former QCT journalist reminisces [...]

Canadians mourn the passing of Christopher Plummer

Canadians mourn the passing of Christopher Plummer

Death of Christopher Plummer [...]

Ayer’s Cliff loses Collège Massawippi bid

Ayer’s Cliff loses Collège Massawippi bid

Ayer’s Cliff municipal council failed in its divisive, and expensive, bid to purchase Collège Massawippi, as the former private high [...]

SPA Estrie sends reminder to keep an eye on pets in cold weather

SPA Estrie sends reminder to keep an eye on pets in cold weather

The Société protectrice des animaux (SPA) de l’Estrie wants new and experienced pet owners to consider their animal’s safety as [...]

Ripplecove construction project under the microscope

Ripplecove construction project under the microscope

An information session regarding the expansion of the Ripplecove Inn led to more questions than answers this week as Ayer’s [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

Police and crime news from Laval QC [...]

A step in the right direction for girls’ baseball in Laval

A step in the right direction for girls’ baseball in Laval

girls baseball gets organized in Laval for 2021 [...]

Shaar Shalom online event focuses on risks to seniors from COVID-19

Shaar Shalom online event focuses on risks to seniors from COVID-19

online presentation on COVID-19 by Chomedey Jewish congregation [...]

Clinical pharmacist shortage threatens health care, claims A.P.E.S.

Clinical pharmacist shortage threatens health care, claims A.P.E.S.

shortage foreseen of pharmacists at health establishments [...]

CFIB-Quebec wants CAQ government to ease taxes for small/medium businesses

CFIB-Quebec wants CAQ government to ease taxes for small/medium businesses

CFIB-Quebec and upcoming Quebec budget [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Highlights from recent activity at Laval city hall [...]

Federal election fever gets an early start in Laval-Les Îles

Federal election fever gets an early start in Laval-Les Îles

Federal Conservatives choose Laval Les Iles candidate [...]

Cinema Politica presents Bring It Black: Films by Black Artists in Canada

Cinema Politica presents Bring It Black: Films by Black Artists in Canada

Bring It Black: Films by Black Artists in Canada is a varied collection of short films streaming from Feb. 1 [...]

Vigil for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, 2Spirit on Sunday

Vigil for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, 2Spirit on Sunday

The 11th annual vigil for Indigenous women, girls and trans or 2Spirit people "lost to gendered and racist violence" will [...]

North Shore reopens!

North Shore reopens!

Non-essential businesses and malls opened across Quebec last Monday. For many residents it seemed like a dream since the past [...]

A three-day tribute to Raphaël Napa André is happening at the Open Door shelter

A three-day tribute to Raphaël Napa André is happening at the Open Door shelter

The Open Door will be lit up by MAPP MTL for three nights in memory of Raphaël Napa André, the [...]

Pizza dough shop coming  to Lennoxville

Pizza dough shop coming to Lennoxville

There’s a new pizza joint coming to Lennoxville, but it won’t be following traditional pizzeria norms, where people can walk [...]

Organizers of Black History Month cite 30 Years of Success

Organizers of Black History Month cite 30 Years of Success

Mike Farkas calls for unity among community groups. [...]

Legault: No systemic racism in Camara vs. Montreal police case

Legault: No systemic racism in Camara vs. Montreal police case

A judge has been recommended to lead the province's inquiry into the wrongful arrest of Mamadi Camara by Montreal police. [...]

English language advocates denounce Quebec’s plan to modernize the Official Languages Act

English language advocates denounce Quebec’s plan to modernize the Official Languages Act

The Quebec government reignited the province’s language debate on Friday after Canadian Francophonie Minister Sonia LeBel revealed a list of [...]

City of Rosemère Council meeting February 8th 2020

City of Rosemère Council meeting February 8th 2020

The Town Council meeting was once more held by video-conference in order to ensure the safety of Rosemère citizens and [...]

City delays tax bill payment schedule again

City delays tax bill payment schedule again

Quebec City taxpayers will get a break on paying municipal taxes. [...]

Mayor: CAQ tramway delay ‘starting to bug me’

Mayor: CAQ tramway delay ‘starting to bug me’

The mayor of Quebec City is getting impatient with provincial government delays in approving the tramway project. [...]

Black artist who painted Biden gift influenced Canadian landscape

Black artist who painted Biden gift influenced Canadian landscape

Robert Duncanson, a Black artist who painted a work presented to President Biden, had much influence on Canadian art from [...]

FEQ ‘studying scenarios’ for 2021 festival

FEQ ‘studying scenarios’ for 2021 festival

Organizers of the huge Festival d'ete in Quebec are looking cautiously at scenarios. [...]

City takes another step toward expropriating Maison Pollack

City takes another step toward expropriating Maison Pollack

Quebec City has committed more funds towards the eventual expropriation of the historic Maison Pollack. [...]

Former spaceman and PM contender Garneau has new lofty mission

Former spaceman and PM contender Garneau has new lofty mission

Canada's first man in space Marc Garneau now heads Canada's foreign policy. [...]

Banking on all-Canadian hockey division: Personal cheques for body checks

Banking on all-Canadian hockey division: Personal cheques for body checks

A Canadian bank is playing a big corporate role in Canadian hockey. [...]

Quebec imposes curfew hoping to curb COVID

Quebec imposes curfew hoping to curb COVID

Quebec has imposed a curfew and other measures in an effort to break the COVID-19 curve. [...]

Big year ahead for big projects in the city

Big year ahead for big projects in the city

After the pandemic slow-down, several major projects in Quebec City should move forward in 2021. [...]

Battle to beat COVID-19 could escalate war on cancer

Battle to beat COVID-19 could escalate war on cancer

Medical advances fighting COVID-19 could help in battle against cancer [...]

Sherbrooke microbiologist to study side effects of COVID vaccines

Sherbrooke microbiologist to study side effects of COVID vaccines

Dr. Louis Valiquette, a microbiologist and infectious disease specialist at the CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS, is leading a team [...]

The virus, the vaccine, and the variant.

The virus, the vaccine, and the variant.

If the title of this article conjures memories of westerns with harmonica soundtracks, it’s because I meant it to do [...]

Outrage grows about racial profiling in recent Montreal police incident

Outrage grows about racial profiling in recent Montreal police incident

A protest against racial profiling and the wrongful arrest of Mamadi III Fara Camara is happening in Montreal's Parc Extension [...]

Be open to new experiences, says retired teacher

Be open to new experiences, says retired teacher

Janet Angrave remembers her teaching days fondly, especially her long-tenured position at Alexander Galt Regional High School. She started working [...]

First virtual Robbie Burns Night held in Quebec City

First virtual Robbie Burns Night held in Quebec City

Burns Night held virtually [...]

Morrin Centre, museums receive Quebec grants

Morrin Centre, museums receive Quebec grants

Museums to receive government grants [...]

How was your Groundhog Day this year?

How was your Groundhog Day this year?

Groundhog Day facts [...]

Morrin Centre virtual concert explores roots of Quebec music

Morrin Centre virtual concert explores roots of Quebec music

Concert at Morrin Centre highlights roots of Quebec music [...]

Snow removal workers gear up for first major snowfall of the new year

Snow removal workers gear up for first major snowfall of the new year

With a heavy snowfall blanketing the Eastern Townships early Tuesday afternoon, local snow removal workers began to mobilize in preparation [...]

Vyceroy brings the passion playlist

Vyceroy brings the passion playlist

‘When it comes to music, I felt a call towards it. I just found that I had a voice in [...]

Joshua Roy takes on a new challenge with Phoenix

Joshua Roy takes on a new challenge with Phoenix

The Sherbrooke Phoenix made one of the most significant trade deadline acquisitions in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) [...]

An overnight warming tent for the homeless in Cabot Square is opening

An overnight warming tent for the homeless in Cabot Square is opening

Coffee, sandwiches and consultation with social workers will be available at a Cabot Square warming tent for the homeless as [...]

Montreal's 30th annual Black History Month launches today

Montreal's 30th annual Black History Month launches today

The 30th annual Black History Month / Mois de l'Histoire des Noirs in Montreal is launching with virtual unveiling of [...]

NHL prospect reflects on time spent in  Eastern Townships

NHL prospect reflects on time spent in Eastern Townships

Dawson Mercer was 14 years old when he uprooted his life, leaving the small town of Bay Roberts, Newfoundland, to [...]

Five types of digestive cancer have been linked to tobacco use

Five types of digestive cancer have been linked to tobacco use

Quebec anti smoking week focuses on digestive cancers [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

recent police and crime news from city of laval [...]

Mayor’s office welcomes Dufour back onto Laval executive-committee

Mayor’s office welcomes Dufour back onto Laval executive-committee

laval mayors office accepts controversial senior councillor back in caucus [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

News from laval city council and executive committee [...]

Fifty-three new social housing units for vulnerable people in Laval

Fifty-three new social housing units for vulnerable people in Laval

Laval to get more social housing for vulnerable persons [...]

Pandemic pressures spur demand for women’s shelters, says Minister Monsef

Pandemic pressures spur demand for women’s shelters, says Minister Monsef

Women and Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef pandemic impact [...]

Aliah Guerra launches her new app

Aliah Guerra launches her new app

The Aliah App is the latest move by the up-and-coming artiste who defines herself by being highly entrepreneurial. She released [...]

Vanier College responds to racist comments by a professor in Zoom class

Vanier College responds to racist comments by a professor in Zoom class

A video of a professor scolding a student about his Armenian last name in a class at Montreal CEGEP Vanier [...]

Isolation continues to weigh on Quebecers’  mental health

Isolation continues to weigh on Quebecers’ mental health

Mental Health Estrie (MHE) has witnessed a surge in general information and referral phone calls, nearly doubling its activity since [...]

“There is systemic racism in the health care system in every province and territory”

“There is systemic racism in the health care system in every province and territory”

Indigenous Affairs Minister Marc Miller spoke about the measures of success for combating systemic racism in the health care system. [...]

The homeless are officially exempt from the Quebec curfew

The homeless are officially exempt from the Quebec curfew

Quebec Superior Court Judge Chantal Massé ruled that the homeless do not have to abide by the curfew imposed by [...]

Phoenix exchange three first round picks for 17-year-old Joshua Roy

Phoenix exchange three first round picks for 17-year-old Joshua Roy

The Sherbrooke Phoenix were active participants in lead up to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) trade deadline, but [...]

Montreal lawyers are fighting to exempt homeless from Quebec curfew

Montreal lawyers are fighting to exempt homeless from Quebec curfew

Lawyers from the Montreal Mobile Legal Clinic are attempting to exempt the homeless from the province-wide curfew in Quebec Superior [...]

Sanitary measures keep vulnerable youth  away from shelters

Sanitary measures keep vulnerable youth away from shelters

The Auberge du cœur La Source-Soleil, a shelter for troubled and homeless youth in Sherbrooke, is witnessing a significant amount [...]

Sexual education coalition seeks more  government funding

Sexual education coalition seeks more government funding

Teachers in Quebec are left to their own devices, often involuntarily, when it comes to sexual health education (sex ed) [...]

Deux-Montagnes January Council meeting

Deux-Montagnes January Council meeting

Held virtually for covid reasons the meeting started with the adoption of the agenda and mayor Denis Martin announced a [...]

Montreal COVID-19 numbers down, homeless outbreak a concern

Montreal COVID-19 numbers down, homeless outbreak a concern

Montreal public health director Mylène Drouin provided a COVID-19 update, with a focus on the situation in the homeless community [...]

French and English school unions gather to protest working conditions

French and English school unions gather to protest working conditions

Dozens of union members affiliated with the Centrale des syndicats du Québec (CSQ) gathered in protest outside of Coalition Avenir [...]

Legault accuses critics of sowing division on issue of the homeless & curfew

Legault accuses critics of sowing division on issue of the homeless & curfew

François Legault expressed condolences about the homeless man who died, praised police for curfew enforcement, criticized Quebec media. [...]

Sherbrooke-based tattoo artists ready to get back to the studio

Sherbrooke-based tattoo artists ready to get back to the studio

Marie-Philippe Plante is waiting patiently for the Quebec government to announce the reopening of non-essential businesses, so that she can [...]

Legault thinks people would pose as homeless if curfew amnesty was granted

Legault thinks people would pose as homeless if curfew amnesty was granted

François Legault dismissed an official request from Mayor Valérie Plante to grant amnesty to Montreal's homeless during the ongoing curfew [...]

Alexander Galt raises nearly 500 sports banners in newly renovated gym

Alexander Galt raises nearly 500 sports banners in newly renovated gym

After roughly four years, the gymnasium beautification project at Alexander Galt Regional High School, which includes a fresh paint job [...]

The death of Raphaël André highlights the plight of Montreal’s homeless

The death of Raphaël André highlights the plight of Montreal’s homeless

51-year-old Innu man Raphaël André froze to death outside the Open Door homeless shelter in Montreal, which used to be [...]

City of Rosemère Council meeting on January 18, 2021

City of Rosemère Council meeting on January 18, 2021

The Town Council meeting at Rosemère was once again held virtually with Mayor Westram in the council chambers and the [...]

Workers’ rights advocacy group denounces bill amending workplace safety law

Workers’ rights advocacy group denounces bill amending workplace safety law

The Comité des travailleurs et a accidentés de l’Estrie (CTTAE) is one of several workers’ rights groups in Quebec demanding [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

recent police and crime news from city of laval [...]

New bus times and service improvements on STL routes

New bus times and service improvements on STL routes

schedule adjustments by laval transit authority [...]

CISSS de Laval announces new hours and restrictions for COVID-19

CISSS de Laval announces new hours and restrictions for COVID-19

new hours at CISSS de laval facilities for COVID-19 [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

News from City of Lavals executive-committee [...]

Ottawa counting on women for COVID-19 economic recovery

Ottawa counting on women for COVID-19 economic recovery

economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic on women [...]

With Marc Demers sidelined, will Stéphane Boyer run for mayor?

With Marc Demers sidelined, will Stéphane Boyer run for mayor?

Speculation over laval municipal elections [...]

English School Board Elections Postponed

English School Board Elections Postponed

The election process and vote is postponed for all English-language school boards in Québec. [...]

Updated Education Plan: Important measures to keep our schools open

Updated Education Plan: Important measures to keep our schools open

On January 8, Québec's Minister of Education announced a series of new sanitary measures in schools. [...]

Phoenix defenceman optimistic as QMHJL returns to action

Phoenix defenceman optimistic as QMHJL returns to action

With one year of eligibility left in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), Sherbrooke Phoenix veteran Xavier Bernard is [...]

Quebec now under 30-day COVID curfew

Quebec now under 30-day COVID curfew

Quebec announces 30-day COVID-19 curfew [...]

Justin Trudeau draws parallels between Blanchet and Trump

Justin Trudeau draws parallels between Blanchet and Trump

Justin Trudeau invoked Donald Trump inciting riots on Capitol Hill when discussing the underhanded racism of Yves-François Blanchet. [...]

SWLSB, a year in review

SWLSB, a year in review

This was the situation at the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board when the first lockdown hit, paralyzing the entire province [...]

The impact of COVID-19 & the curfew on the homeless in Montreal

The impact of COVID-19 & the curfew on the homeless in Montreal

There's a petition calling for amnesty for the homeless during the Quebec curfew & Montreal will launch a vaccine campaign [...]

Unemployment rates double in the Eastern Townships

Unemployment rates double in the Eastern Townships

The unemployment rate in the Eastern Townships has more than doubled over the last four years due in large part [...]

First Nations COVID-19 infection rate now higher than national average

First Nations COVID-19 infection rate now higher than national average

$1.2-billion more federal funding has been pledged to fight COVID-19 in First Nations communities, where there are 4,384 active cases. [...]

Montreal picks Bochra Manaï as anti-racism commissioner amid criticism

Montreal picks Bochra Manaï as anti-racism commissioner amid criticism

The city of Montreal has chosen community organizer, activist and author Bochra Manaï as its first anti-racism commissioner. [...]

The Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal expands with 23 housing units

The Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal expands with 23 housing units

The city of Montreal has approved the use of an old bathhouse to be reappropriated for a second location of [...]

Fire consumes Orford hotel overnight

Fire consumes Orford hotel overnight

The Hôtel du Parc Orford, located at the corner of Chemin du Parc and Chemin de la Montagne in Orford [...]

Curfew in the North Shore

Curfew in the North Shore

Saturday night and cellphones all over Quebec emitted a screeching tone with a message that the curfew was about to [...]

Day centre for Sherbrooke’s homeless and vulnerable open for business

Day centre for Sherbrooke’s homeless and vulnerable open for business

Ma Cabane, a day centre for Sherbrooke’s homeless and vulnerable population, opened its doors last week close in the heart [...]

Provincial government cancels ministerial exams, announces new tutoring platform

Provincial government cancels ministerial exams, announces new tutoring platform

The Quebec government cancelled ministerial exams during a Friday press briefing and unveiled a new online tutoring platform to help [...]

There's a new critter in the crèche at the Cathedral

There's a new critter in the crèche at the Cathedral

Christmas Eve at Anglican Cathedral [...]

Non-profit collects recyclable items to tackle food insecurity

Non-profit collects recyclable items to tackle food insecurity

The Fondation Rock-Guertin, a non-profit organization focused on food security, partnered with IGA in Sherbrooke for three weekends last May [...]

Next stop: Wickham, Quebec

Next stop: Wickham, Quebec

There are two types of model train enthusiasts. There are those who keep it simple, unboxing and building a scene [...]

Call for submissions for Indigenous artist residency at Centaur Theatre

Call for submissions for Indigenous artist residency at Centaur Theatre

The Centaur Theatre will host a year-long artist residency to tell untold stories about the Indigenous experience in Montreal and [...]

Making time for the teepee

Making time for the teepee

Jamie Moses teaches traditional cooking – on social media [...]

Cree connections

Cree connections

Business Exchange Day attracts northern development activity [...]

Quebec cancels holiday plans

Quebec cancels holiday plans

Vaccine program rolls out, but won’t reach Eeyou Istchee soon [...]

The State of the Cree Nation

The State of the Cree Nation

The Grand Chief reviews the year 2020 in Eeyou Istchee [...]

Year-End Recaps

Year-End Recaps

Cree leaders talk about the year that was and look forward [...]

Growing the force

Growing the force

Indigenous policing receives new provincial funding [...]

Local vendors find a home on Townships e-commerce platform

Local vendors find a home on Townships e-commerce platform

Although the Quebec government made efforts to protect small, local businesses and more consumers shopped locally throughout the last few [...]

Federal politicians say government needs to fix sickness benefit loophole

Federal politicians say government needs to fix sickness benefit loophole

A loophole in the federal government’s Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) has many Canadians up in arms, after it was [...]

The Centre for Gender Advocacy in Montreal is hiring a trans rights advocate & educator

The Centre for Gender Advocacy in Montreal is hiring a trans rights advocate & educator

The new position at the organization aims to provide "frontline services to the trans population, advocate for their rights, and [...]

Kahnawake store fined over $16K for operating during lockdown

Kahnawake store fined over $16K for operating during lockdown

The Kahnawake Peacekeepers announced on Friday that the community's COVID-19 Task Force fined the owner and cashier at a cigarette [...]

Iraqi refugee nurse feels welcomed at Grace Village

Iraqi refugee nurse feels welcomed at Grace Village

Savio Habash spends his day resting and taking care of his children, alongside his wife, Rana Osanah, before heading off [...]

Warm weather hinders start of ski season

Warm weather hinders start of ski season

With activities limited due to the ongoing pandemic, Quebecers are turning to ski hills for a daily dose of fresh [...]

To click or not to click?

To click or not to click?

It seems that lately all manners of scammers, spammers and various nefarious cyber creatures have been increasing their attacks on [...]

Women’s advocacy groups call for higher standards in long-term care facilities

Women’s advocacy groups call for higher standards in long-term care facilities

A petition circulating online demanding the Quebec government strengthen its residential and long-term care facilities, or CHSLDs, sits at 38 [...]

Medicago has new boss as vaccine trials progress

Medicago has new boss as vaccine trials progress

Quebec City pharmaceutical company Medicago has a new boss as Phase 2/3 trials progress on a coronavirus vaccine. [...]

Spelling out a true threat to the French language in Quebec

Spelling out a true threat to the French language in Quebec

Troubling rates of illiteracy are a threat to the preservation of French in Quebec [...]

Scott Griffin recalls being spy novelist le Carré’s Canadian “pilot”

Scott Griffin recalls being spy novelist le Carré’s Canadian “pilot”

Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist Scott Griffin was John le Carre's pilot in Canada when he was researching one of his [...]

City sets pandemic rules for use of outdoor and indoor rinks

City sets pandemic rules for use of outdoor and indoor rinks

The pandemic has forced the city to set new rules for using indoor and outdoor rinks. [...]

Saint-Sacrement residence to be named for arboretum shrub

Saint-Sacrement residence to be named for arboretum shrub

A new housing project will be named for a rare shrub found in the arboretum on the site. [...]

Suggesting a nominee for Canada’s Person of Annus Horribilis 2020

Suggesting a nominee for Canada’s Person of Annus Horribilis 2020

In a year of unprecedented challenges, your average citizen is the hero. [...]

Saint-Sacrement housing advances; church demo on hold

Saint-Sacrement housing advances; church demo on hold

A new housing project mostly for seniors is rising behind the abandoned Tres Saint Sacrement church. [...]

Opposition to Laurentia terminal grows

Opposition to Laurentia terminal grows

Opposition is growing to the large container port project in Quebec. [...]

Department store catalogues used to be what e-commerce is now

Department store catalogues used to be what e-commerce is now

Catalogues have pretty much disappeared; but once they were the model for ecommerce. [...]

Humaniti development replaces Le Phare on Boul. Laurier

Humaniti development replaces Le Phare on Boul. Laurier

A new, somewhat smaller development will replace the controversial Le Phare project on Boulevard Laurier. [...]

Merry moral contract: A COVID Christmas Carol

Merry moral contract: A COVID Christmas Carol

A parody of Dickens' Christmas Carol during the time of pandemic. [...]

Facing opposition to project, city unveils designs for tramway cars

Facing opposition to project, city unveils designs for tramway cars

Quebec officials have unveiled the sleek design models for the tramway cars intended for the new transit system. [...]

Labeaume mulls exit: Not ‘irreplaceable’ but maybe inimitable?

Labeaume mulls exit: Not ‘irreplaceable’ but maybe inimitable?

Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume has hinted he's mulling quitting city hall. [...]

Lawyer wants probe of mayor’s inaction on Maison Pollack

Lawyer wants probe of mayor’s inaction on Maison Pollack

Fed up with inaction, a local lawyer wants Mayor Regis Labeaume held to account for deteriorating Maison Pollack. [...]

‘Promising’ Medicago COVID-19 vaccine moves to Phase 2/3 trials

‘Promising’ Medicago COVID-19 vaccine moves to Phase 2/3 trials

Quebec City-based company Medicago is starting Phase 2/3 trials on COVID-19 vaccine. [...]

COVID-19 measures ground usual snowbird migration

COVID-19 measures ground usual snowbird migration

The pandemic has forced the usual snowbird exodus to mostly stay home. [...]

‘Pour Moi, Pour Québec’ encourages public participation in COVID fight

‘Pour Moi, Pour Québec’ encourages public participation in COVID fight

Well-known Quebecers encourage others to help curb the spread of COVID-19. [...]

Local soup kitchen continues to serve  homeless population

Local soup kitchen continues to serve homeless population

Although they were forced to close their dining hall when the Eastern Townships went into a red zone, the Chaudronnée [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

recent police and public safety briefs from city of laval [...]

Report on consultation with English Quebecers gets thumbs-up from Skeete

Report on consultation with English Quebecers gets thumbs-up from Skeete

CAQ mna Skeete gives thumbs up to report on anglo quebecers [...]

De Cotis unites with merchants to assist families at Christmas

De Cotis unites with merchants to assist families at Christmas

laval councillor unites with merchants to help underprivileged at Christmas [...]

Proposed law targets vandals of first responder memorials

Proposed law targets vandals of first responder memorials

housakos joins tory MP in proposed new law to protect first responder memorials [...]

Chomedey MNA Guy Ouellette’s Christmas message uses sign language

Chomedey MNA Guy Ouellette’s Christmas message uses sign language

Chomedey MNA Guy Ouellette uses sign language for Xmas message [...]

No paving on Patrick St., complains a fed-up Laval-Les Îles home-owner

No paving on Patrick St., complains a fed-up Laval-Les Îles home-owner

interesting local municipal services issues in Laval neighbourhood [...]

STL to offer contactless credit card option on buses starting next year

STL to offer contactless credit card option on buses starting next year

Laval transit corp. introducing on-board credit card fare payments [...]

Elliot Page urges support for trans organizations over holidays

Elliot Page urges support for trans organizations over holidays

Canadian actor Elliot Page thanked supporters on Instagram yesterday and urged those who can to support trans organizations during the [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

municipal news from the city of Laval [...]

Remembering Newsfirst Multimedia columnist Alberto del Burgo

Remembering Newsfirst Multimedia columnist Alberto del Burgo

appreciation of deceased longtime Montreal writer and columnist [...]

Property taxes frozen, as Demers tables Laval’s 2021 budget

Property taxes frozen, as Demers tables Laval’s 2021 budget

city of laval tables its 2021 budget and opposition reaction [...]

North Hatley bridge reopens but businesses continue to struggle

North Hatley bridge reopens but businesses continue to struggle

North Hatley residents and business owners not only dealt with the weight of the pandemic but they were also burdened [...]

NEW AUTHOR OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS EXCITED TO SHARE STORIES WITH THE YOUNG ONES

NEW AUTHOR OF CHILDREN’S BOOKS EXCITED TO SHARE STORIES WITH THE YOUNG ONES

The balance of a youthful imagination and adult professionalism is crucial in captivating young readers. Latoya Belfon has learned this [...]

Teachers at Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles are getting impatient

Teachers at Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles are getting impatient

Negotiations were initiated in October 2019 [...]

Ottawa protects owner-captain status

Ottawa protects owner-captain status

With this regulatory amendment, the policy of separating fleets by prohibiting certain types of companies from holding licences in the [...]

A road between the Augustines Industrial Park and Sandy Beach

A road between the Augustines Industrial Park and Sandy Beach

The council adopted a resolution on December 7 to find funding to study this road option, which would divert heavy [...]

Marked drop in traffic at Forillon

Marked drop in traffic at Forillon

Forillon recorded a 14% decrease in the number of visitors, but daily admissions increased [...]

Federal aid for airports: well received in Gaspé

Federal aid for airports: well received in Gaspé

The losses at Michel-Pouliot Airport are caused by the suspension of commercial flights last summer continuing into the fall. [...]

Gaspé: Construction of the new Ministry of  Transport service centre will begin in the spring

Gaspé: Construction of the new Ministry of Transport service centre will begin in the spring

The lowest construction bid was submitted by Marcel Charest et Fils of Saint-Pascal de Kamouraska for $13.2 million. [...]

No big surprises in Town of Gaspé's budget

No big surprises in Town of Gaspé's budget

Development continues, but will not contain major expenses or major cuts. [...]

Inauguration of the new swimming pool at the Pavillon des sports in Gaspé

Inauguration of the new swimming pool at the Pavillon des sports in Gaspé

“Having a healthy swimming pool in an environment like ours makes an important contribution to improving the quality of life [...]

The court suspends Louisette Langlois’ requests

The court suspends Louisette Langlois’ requests

The court expects a judicial review appeal once the sanction is issued and will allow amendments to the motion up [...]

Loss of 2,500 jobs in one year

Loss of 2,500 jobs in one year

1,000 full-time jobs cut last month. [...]

Skaters rejoice as ice rinks  open in the Townships

Skaters rejoice as ice rinks open in the Townships

A frosty afternoon chill did little to stop Eastern Townships’ residents from stepping on the local ice rink on Friday [...]

Local fishermen talk safety before start of ice fishing season

Local fishermen talk safety before start of ice fishing season

With Quebec’s lakes, rivers and ponds beginning to freeze over, fishermen are licking their chops at a chance to get [...]

Bill 72 is a win for restaurant owners in Quebec

Bill 72 is a win for restaurant owners in Quebec

Restaurant owners in Quebec rejoiced last week after the provincial government pushed through Bill 72 on the last day of [...]

Language Protector

Language Protector

Cree Nation names Jamie Moses as its first language commissioner [...]

New health boss

New health boss

Bertie Wapachee elected chair of Cree Health Board [...]

Grand Chief on Grande Alliance tour

Grand Chief on Grande Alliance tour

But a hunger striker wants to raise of awareness of potential environmental damage [...]

Vaccine approved

Vaccine approved

Increased Covid restrictions announced while vaccine distribution plans developed [...]

Designated gift buyer

Designated gift buyer

Viviane Snowboy shops for other people’s presents in Sudbury [...]

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Planning the future of Cree Tourism in a year without visitors [...]

Erin O’Toole takes back comments about residential schools

Erin O’Toole takes back comments about residential schools

Conservative party leader Erin O'Toole has taken back comments he made about residential schools in Canada to students at Ryerson [...]

Lampshades shed light on art on Avenue Cartier

Lampshades shed light on art on Avenue Cartier

Colourful lampshades on Avenue Cartier [...]

Enjoy a winter experience at Place Jean-Béliveau

Enjoy a winter experience at Place Jean-Béliveau

Quebec City offers fun winter experiences [...]

Les Violons du Roy offer a free Baroque Christmas concert

Les Violons du Roy offer a free Baroque Christmas concert

Free Baroque Christmas concert by Violons du Roy [...]

Meet the marvellous Madame Labriski

Meet the marvellous Madame Labriski

Local Quebec City businesswoman wins 2020 Fideides award [...]

Bishop’s hockey coach helps launch Women’s Hockey Institute

Bishop’s hockey coach helps launch Women’s Hockey Institute

The Bishop’s University women’s hockey program partnered with Heydra Hockey and Fonctions Optimum to create a project specific to developing [...]

Sports retailers experience a fat bike shortage

Sports retailers experience a fat bike shortage

Fat bike sales are soaring in Quebec, but demand is currently outpacing supply, as many retailers have already reached their [...]

Quebec will appoint a minister to fight racism, ban random arrests

Quebec will appoint a minister to fight racism, ban random arrests

A minister will be appointed to fight racism in Quebec, yet the CAQ and its anti-racism action group still won't [...]

Fleet electrification only a matter of time in Quebec

Fleet electrification only a matter of time in Quebec

The Eastern Townships School Board (ETSB) runs three electric school buses daily in the region, making up four per cent [...]

Hockey Sherbrooke postpones 2021 tournaments slated for January and February

Hockey Sherbrooke postpones 2021 tournaments slated for January and February

Hockey Sherbrooke took another set of precautionary steps on Wednesday, choosing to postpone four upcoming events in the New Year [...]

Richard Vachon of Jeunesse Unie—26 years of service and counting

Richard Vachon of Jeunesse Unie—26 years of service and counting

Jeunesse Unie has been giving to the community—giving of their time—for the last 30 years and counting, and Richard Vachon [...]

CAPE holds another demonstration in Park Ex … with a little help from their friends

CAPE holds another demonstration in Park Ex … with a little help from their friends

The Comité d’action de Parc-Extension were at what they do best in front of Parc Metro on Hutchison this past [...]

Editorial/Opinion - A cancelled Holiday season

Editorial/Opinion - A cancelled Holiday season

Early on, it was announced that Premiere Legault would allow the province to be open to celebrations of up to [...]

Andres Fontecilla honors those working to fight hunger in Park Ex

Andres Fontecilla honors those working to fight hunger in Park Ex

Andres Fontecilla pays tribute to volunteers who have been working “day and night” to help those in need in Park [...]

Filato shocks the borough with resignation & imminent departure from office

Filato shocks the borough with resignation & imminent departure from office

In a mysterious and confusing turn of events, elected official Rosannie Filato announced her departure from her position as head [...]

Five Quebec universities unite to offer insights into vocational training

Five Quebec universities unite to offer insights into vocational training

Vocational training professors are set to receive more resources with the launch of the Observatoire de la formation professionnelle du [...]

Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine accepted by Health Canada

Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine accepted by Health Canada

Since March and the dawn of the Covid-19 pandemic, Canadians have been praying for an end to all the turmoil [...]

FUNDING READY FOR TWO COMPONENTS OF $221 MILLION BEP

FUNDING READY FOR TWO COMPONENTS OF $221 MILLION BEP

Call for applications for Ecosystem and Knowledge Hub funds [...]

Cross country ski sales on the rise

Cross country ski sales on the rise

With coronavirus cases continuing to pile up in Quebec, Townshippers who planned on skiing during the winter are seeking a [...]

Covid-19 Update ... numbers skyrocket in Quebec

Covid-19 Update ... numbers skyrocket in Quebec

Numbers in Quebec reached an all-time high, breaking all records for the region. [...]

Rosemere High supports Valora, Moisson Laurentides and Make-a-Wish

Rosemere High supports Valora, Moisson Laurentides and Make-a-Wish

Christmas is always the season to give. Cynics say, it is the gift exchange and consumerism that push charitable donations [...]

Granby Hospital launches shooting star project  for grieving parents

Granby Hospital launches shooting star project for grieving parents

When a child passes away in a hospital, a health professional known as a spiritual care practitioner is brought in [...]

Marlene Jennings seeks to rekindle connections with English-speaking organizations

Marlene Jennings seeks to rekindle connections with English-speaking organizations

Marlene Jennings, a former Liberal MP, is working to unite English-speaking community members in her new role as president of [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

crime and public safety news from laval [...]

Collège Citoyen teacher receives Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Collège Citoyen teacher receives Governor General’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Laval-area teacher wins governor generals award for teaching project [...]

Everyone should test for radon, experts urge during online event

Everyone should test for radon, experts urge during online event

Radon Action Week marked in canada with online event [...]

Laval wins award at 15th annual Fleurons du Québec

Laval wins award at 15th annual Fleurons du Québec

Laval wins municipal award for green project [...]

Diagnostic COVID-19 saliva tests catching on in Laval

Diagnostic COVID-19 saliva tests catching on in Laval

covid19 saliva tests being used in Laval [...]

New seniors’ residence to be built on des Prairies Blvd. in L-D-R

New seniors’ residence to be built on des Prairies Blvd. in L-D-R

new seniors retirement residence announced in Laval [...]

CISSS de Laval reports a 74 per cent rise in medical complaints since last year

CISSS de Laval reports a 74 per cent rise in medical complaints since last year

CISSS de Laval holds 2020 annual general meeting [...]

S&P Global renews City of Laval’s ‘AA’ credit rating

S&P Global renews City of Laval’s ‘AA’ credit rating

Laval gets renewed positive credit rating [...]

Laval workers and retirees donate more than $371,000 to Centraide

Laval workers and retirees donate more than $371,000 to Centraide

Laval employees and retirees donate $371,000 to Montreal Centraide [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Recent decisions and news from Laval city hall [...]

Agape’s Elizabeth McLeod wins a 2020 Hosia from the City of Laval

Agape’s Elizabeth McLeod wins a 2020 Hosia from the City of Laval

Social service organization's longtime leader receives municipal award [...]

Top Cree, on Top of the World

Top Cree, on Top of the World

New clothing brand celebrates Eeyou Istchee [...]

Red zones move north

Red zones move north

Outbreaks in Chibougamau and Chapais prompt new travel and deconfinement warnings [...]

Healthier herds

Healthier herds

Chisasibi promotes respect for caribou and Cree hunting traditions [...]

Montreal’s reconciliation strategy

Montreal’s reconciliation strategy

Plan aims to improve lives of Indigenous residents, build relations with Indigenous governments [...]

Joyce’s Principle

Joyce’s Principle

Atikamekw document rejected by government aims to ensure equal access to government services [...]

Becoming True Partners

Becoming True Partners

New guide helps First Nations navigate Impact Assessment Act [...]

Magog-based design company delivers reusable N99 masks

Magog-based design company delivers reusable N99 masks

A polymer development and design company in Magog, eLab, is one of four companies to participate in the creation of [...]

Waskapitan concert to honour Joyce Echaquan, support her community

Waskapitan concert to honour Joyce Echaquan, support her community

The Waskapitan concert will help raise funds for a new clinic and memorial for Quebec Indigenous woman Joyce Echaquan. [...]

The 33rd Precinct and the old 31st to find a new home

The 33rd Precinct and the old 31st to find a new home

It has been reported that the police HQ in Park Extension that closed back in June will be finding a [...]

A young but already influential organization gives back to its community

A young but already influential organization gives back to its community

They only started in May and they still don’t have a name they can use officially, but this organization has [...]

Pact de Rue—there for a community in need

Pact de Rue—there for a community in need

Maxime Bonneau, Jess Albayrak, Alexandra Thibault and their team of street workers at Pact de Rue are dedicated to helping [...]

Canadian actor changes name to Elliot, announces they are transgender

Canadian actor changes name to Elliot, announces they are transgender

The Canadian actor previously known as Ellen Page revealed that they are transgender and will be changing their name to [...]

Stanstead Township fire hall back on the table

Stanstead Township fire hall back on the table

The Régie intermunicipale de prévention et de protection incendie Memphrémagog Est recently announced an investment plan of $11 million for [...]

Bishop’s  men’s basketball team runs  virtual Christmas fundraiser

Bishop’s men’s basketball team runs virtual Christmas fundraiser

The Bishop’s University Gaiters men’s basketball team is normally bagging groceries at the Provigo in Lennoxville this time of year [...]

MAYA JOHNSON BECOMES THE FACE OF CTV MONTREAL NEWS

MAYA JOHNSON BECOMES THE FACE OF CTV MONTREAL NEWS

Fifteen years after joining the station, she becomes its first Black news anchor [...]

Sherbrooke Paralympian retires from Canadian women’s wheelchair basketball team

Sherbrooke Paralympian retires from Canadian women’s wheelchair basketball team

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games was supposed to be Maude Jacques’ last appearance for Team Canada on the international stage [...]

Big fines for the organizer of the covidiots party in Place Rosemère

Big fines for the organizer of the covidiots party in Place Rosemère

No-one would have thought that and illegal gathering of 30 anti-maskers was something one would see in a North Shore [...]

Black Music in Quebec: A night of hip hop, soul, reggae, jazz & more

Black Music in Quebec: A night of hip hop, soul, reggae, jazz & more

Black Music in Quebec celebrates Montreal's Black musical heritage with a night of hip hop, soul, reggae, jazz and more [...]

MARLENE JENNINGS GRABS THE HELM AT THE QUEBEC COMMUNITY GROUPS NETWORK

MARLENE JENNINGS GRABS THE HELM AT THE QUEBEC COMMUNITY GROUPS NETWORK

On Nov. 5, a few days after completing her tenure as trustee of the English Montreal School Board, Marlene Jennings [...]

Santa Claus is still coming to town

Santa Claus is still coming to town

Every year, right around the holidays, children stream into malls or town centres clutching their parents hands in excitement as [...]

Mary McCown launches 'Wigglesworth in Lutinland'

Mary McCown launches 'Wigglesworth in Lutinland'

Former QCT journalist launches first children's book [...]

Work underway on Jardins du Corps-de-Garde in Old Quebec

Work underway on Jardins du Corps-de-Garde in Old Quebec

New public garden in Old Quebec [...]

Defense lawyers work overtime to tackle  trial delays

Defense lawyers work overtime to tackle trial delays

Criminal cases in Quebec are normally given a trial date within a month or two of an initial arrest, but [...]

Small business insurance costs rising, says Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Small business insurance costs rising, says Canadian Federation of Independent Business

CFIB says small businesses' insurance costs impacted by COVID [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

Police and public safety news from the City of Laval [...]

City receives award for innovation in processing citizen requests

City receives award for innovation in processing citizen requests

Laval wins award for developing new inquiries management system [...]

Preparations underway for Laval City Hall refurbishment work

Preparations underway for Laval City Hall refurbishment work

Laval city hall is due for an extensive refurbishment [...]

Quebec allots an extra $1.3 million to local family organizations

Quebec allots an extra $1.3 million to local family organizations

quebec government allots new subsidies to Laval family support groups [...]

Union reps report inadequate measures for violence in Cité de la Santé’s psychiatry wing

Union reps report inadequate measures for violence in Cité de la Santé’s psychiatry wing

reported violence incidents in psych win at Laval's Cite de la Sante hospital [...]

Governor General marks International Space Station’s first two decades

Governor General marks International Space Station’s first two decades

gov. gen. julie payette marks space station anniversary with science journalist [...]

COVID-19 help lines discussed during Agape-NPI online meeting

COVID-19 help lines discussed during Agape-NPI online meeting

Report on Agape network partnership initiative online meeting [...]

Action Laval announces leader and 2021 mayoralty candidate

Action Laval announces leader and 2021 mayoralty candidate

Laval's second opposition party announces mayoralty candidate [...]

Demers not certain he’ll run again for mayor in 2021

Demers not certain he’ll run again for mayor in 2021

Laval's mayor uncertain if will run in 2021 [...]

REM stations in Ste-Dorothée and Île Bigras delayed until 2024

REM stations in Ste-Dorothée and Île Bigras delayed until 2024

Réseau électrique métropolitain (REM) stations in Laval postponed [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Laval executive-committee recent decisions [...]

Legault is optimistic about Quebec’s post-pandemic economy

Legault is optimistic about Quebec’s post-pandemic economy

Quebec premier Legault delivers an optimistic message for pandemic [...]

Eastern Townships MRC demands extra effort from citizens in fight against pandemic

Eastern Townships MRC demands extra effort from citizens in fight against pandemic

Brome-Missisquoi Regional County Municipality (MRC) general manager Robert Desmarais led a virtual press briefing Friday morning to address a surge [...]

COVID-19 is impacting mental health of entrepreneurs

COVID-19 is impacting mental health of entrepreneurs

BDC survey suggests COVID-19 impacting entrepreneurs [...]

Quebec projects a $15-billion budgetary deficit for 2020-2021

Quebec projects a $15-billion budgetary deficit for 2020-2021

Quebec finance minister delivers a finance update for COVID-19 era [...]

Quebecers mourn the death of Max Gros-Louis

Quebecers mourn the death of Max Gros-Louis

Head of Huron-Wendat Nation passes away [...]

Remembrance Day ceremony held at Cross of Sacrifice

Remembrance Day ceremony held at Cross of Sacrifice

Remembrance Day service in Quebec City [...]

The data trapline

The data trapline

Cree Trappers’ Association launch new mobile app to track harvests and climate change [...]

Haute cuisine from Eeyou Istchee

Haute cuisine from Eeyou Istchee

French chef records recipes inspired by visit to Fort George Island [...]

From JBH to BDH

From JBH to BDH

Name change approved for Billy Diamond Highway [...]

Sofa chats

Sofa chats

Iskwe spotlights Indigenous artists on The Chesterfield [...]

Keeper of the Peace

Keeper of the Peace

Deputy EEPF Director Jim Hester reflects on his 40-year career [...]

Orange zone moves north

Orange zone moves north

Waskaganish community health scare resolved [...]

Imminent Fear—school closings & testing in Park Ex

Imminent Fear—school closings & testing in Park Ex

Many parents worry as Premiere Legault announces possible school closings for the winter & Park Ex residents fear getting tested [...]

School drop-out rates on the rise in Park Ex & all over the city

School drop-out rates on the rise in Park Ex & all over the city

Drop-outs are actually becoming a bit more common and yeah … in these modern times—a trend of the past making [...]

The Comité d’Action de Parc-Extension’s call for more Social Housing

The Comité d’Action de Parc-Extension’s call for more Social Housing

Amy Darwish and her troupe gathered at two locations, presenting actions in hopes for a change and a dedication by [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for November 20th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for November 20th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Nov. 20, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec [...]

SSHQ Pre-Holiday Charity Bazaar

SSHQ Pre-Holiday Charity Bazaar

Pre-Holiday Charity Bazaar [...]

Schools adjust campus protocols with international students entering Townships

Schools adjust campus protocols with international students entering Townships

Although the Eastern Townships has been designated a red zone, university, college and high school residential buildings are remaining open [...]

Communication with police officers a top concern for citizens and non-profits

Communication with police officers a top concern for citizens and non-profits

The Comité consultatif sur la réalité policière (CCRP) began its public consultations on police in Quebec last Thursday with non-profit [...]

There are no “police” or effective policy to protect Indigenous languages

There are no “police” or effective policy to protect Indigenous languages

The Indigenous Languages Act of 2019 aims to promote and protect cultures, but leaves most of the work to provinces [...]

Lennoxville Provigo owner addresses claims over maskless clients

Lennoxville Provigo owner addresses claims over maskless clients

Robert Lafond, the owner of the Provigo in Lennoxville, has spent the last few days putting out verbal fires, after [...]

Lennoxville businesses brace for a quiet winter season

Lennoxville businesses brace for a quiet winter season

The inconsistent nature of the pandemic has forced the Eastern Townships into a red zone, resulting in Bishop’s University announcing [...]

Sherbrooke bar counters police claims of breaking pandemic guidelines

Sherbrooke bar counters police claims of breaking pandemic guidelines

La Microdistillerie, a bar in Sherbrooke, is trying to clear its name after local police claimed to have witnessed over [...]

Rental condo project rising on Avenue Maguire

Rental condo project rising on Avenue Maguire

A new rental condo project is changing the face of Avenue Maguire. [...]

New QCGN president Jennings reaches out to regional anglos

New QCGN president Jennings reaches out to regional anglos

New QCGN president Marlene Jennings promises to mend fences with regional anglos. [...]

Following U.S. mail-in mania, can Quebec deliver posted ballots?

Following U.S. mail-in mania, can Quebec deliver posted ballots?

American voted by the millions by mail; Will Canadians do the same? [...]

Spat with China raises question about port expansion project

Spat with China raises question about port expansion project

The spat with China over a Huawei executive is causing wide-spread ripples. [...]

Outdoor rinks to be built; hockey on hold for now

Outdoor rinks to be built; hockey on hold for now

The pandemic may put a freeze on outdoor hockey, but the city will build rinks. [...]

City unveils plan to link rivers in huge park

City unveils plan to link rivers in huge park

Quebec City plans to create a vast park linking the city's major waterways. [...]

UPDATING THE $221 MILLION PROMISE TO BLACK BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS

UPDATING THE $221 MILLION PROMISE TO BLACK BUSINESSES AND ENTREPRENEURS

Webpage for the Black Entrepreneurship Program launched [...]

Two candidates vying for QCGN presidency

Two candidates vying for QCGN presidency

Two candidates are seeking the presidency of the QCGN. [...]

Where will you be when election night history is made?

Where will you be when election night history is made?

Canadians wait anxiously to see who wins the American presidential election. [...]

Riverfront grain terminal project nears completion

Riverfront grain terminal project nears completion

A massive new grain terminal is nearing completion in Quebec City's port. [...]

Canadian transition tradition keeps government lame ducks on a leash

Canadian transition tradition keeps government lame ducks on a leash

Canadian government transitions are brief compared to the United States. [...]

City seeks volunteers for kitchen waste collection trial

City seeks volunteers for kitchen waste collection trial

Quebec City is seeking volunteers for a kitchen waste recycling pilot project. [...]

As second wave hits, why are Quebec infection numbers still so distinct?

As second wave hits, why are Quebec infection numbers still so distinct?

Quebec's spiking covid infection rate is puzzling. [...]

School board elections on hold; Burke stays as CQSB chair

School board elections on hold; Burke stays as CQSB chair

The pandemic has forced the postponement of English school board elections, [...]

Côte de Sillery lookout now open for viewing

Côte de Sillery lookout now open for viewing

A new look-out has been installed on Cote de Sillery with a panoramic view of the river. [...]

ETSB continues to work on ventilation issue  in schools

ETSB continues to work on ventilation issue in schools

With the weather dropping steadily and the first real snow fall right around the corner, Quebecers are openly challenging the [...]

Eileen Reid Marcil launches 'The PS Royal William of Quebec'

Eileen Reid Marcil launches 'The PS Royal William of Quebec'

Local author launches book at age 98 [...]

‘We will remember them’ at the Cross of Sacrifice

‘We will remember them’ at the Cross of Sacrifice

Remembrance Day in Quebec City [...]

CJLO will host a journalism workshop on covering Indigenous communities

CJLO will host a journalism workshop on covering Indigenous communities

Montreal radio station CJLO will host a free journalism workshop on reporting the climate crisis outside of conventional colonial narratives. [...]

University deputy director of graduate studies funds LGBT-focused scholarship

University deputy director of graduate studies funds LGBT-focused scholarship

When the Université de Sherbrooke reached out to its deputy director of graduate studies, Claude Villeneuve, about making a donation [...]

Construction of a 200,000 square foot building in Saint-Eustache

Construction of a 200,000 square foot building in Saint-Eustache

Groupe Mach Inc. (MACH) and the company NSE Services Techniques & Logistiques, an affiliate of DRAKKAR Aeronautics & Ground Transportation [...]

City of Montreal press conference crashed by Defund the Police Coalition

City of Montreal press conference crashed by Defund the Police Coalition

As a city of Montreal press conference was about to begin this morning, the local Defund the Police Coalition staged [...]

Editorial/Opinion - What a Democratic win in the US means for Canada

Editorial/Opinion - What a Democratic win in the US means for Canada

Now that Joe Biden has won the American election, what does this mean for Canada and for relations between the [...]

Real-estate soars in Park Ex despite second wave of pandemic

Real-estate soars in Park Ex despite second wave of pandemic

Montreal’s resale market astonishingly shows no signs of slowing in October, despite the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. [...]

Library re-opened in Park Ex

Library re-opened in Park Ex

Park Extension library was re-opened on Tuesday, November 10, starting at 10AM to allow citizens to borrow books. [...]

A community member’s stand for what’s right

A community member’s stand for what’s right

Tenant, Abdul Waheed, doesn’t take ‘No’ for an answer … going to any member of the press & government that [...]

Denise Zervos at Maison Ogilvy—serving the community and those in need for over 15 years

Denise Zervos at Maison Ogilvy—serving the community and those in need for over 15 years

The Hellenic Social Services of Quebec have been serving the community for quite some time, and as they don’t need [...]

Restaurants and bars change course as Eastern Townships enters red zone

Restaurants and bars change course as Eastern Townships enters red zone

The Eastern Townships is moving into a COVID-19 red zone, forcing restaurants and bars to once again close their dining [...]

ANSWERS TO LIFE’S OBSTACLES

ANSWERS TO LIFE’S OBSTACLES

The Answers to Obstacles in One’s Life" gives an insight into Jonas’ journey from the age of 19 to 2 [...]

Public consultations on police in Quebec begin  this week

Public consultations on police in Quebec begin this week

Quebecers are invited to participate in a series of public consultations discussing the realities and challenges police officers face on [...]

Social housing groups voice concerns over lack of development projects

Social housing groups voice concerns over lack of development projects

Front d’action populaire en réaménagement urbain (FRAPRU), a Quebec housing advocacy group, covered a condo ad in downtown Montreal on [...]

City of Rosemère November 9 council meeting

City of Rosemère November 9 council meeting

The City of Rosemère held its regular monthly council meeting by videoconference on the 9th of November with Mayor Westram [...]

Film-maker Henri Pardo and his wealth of creative endeavours

Film-maker Henri Pardo and his wealth of creative endeavours

Kanaval is set for a screen near to you. Feature documentary Jackie Robinson, soon to be released and Black Wealth [...]

Bishop’s women’s hockey program ready for  USPORTS challenge

Bishop’s women’s hockey program ready for USPORTS challenge

Although U SPORTS, Canada’s national governing body of university sport, remains undecided on the future of winter athletics, the Bishop’s [...]

TOMORROW: Montreal protest follows police killing of Sheffield Matthews

TOMORROW: Montreal protest follows police killing of Sheffield Matthews

The protest against police brutality follows the fatal shooting of 41-year-old Montreal Black man Sheffield Matthews by the SPVM. [...]

Valérie Plante addresses rise in hate crimes in Montreal’s Chinatown

Valérie Plante addresses rise in hate crimes in Montreal’s Chinatown

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante has spoken out about the vandalism and hate crimes in Chinatown affecting the city's Chinese community. [...]

Quebec to launch new register for funeral pre-arrangements

Quebec to launch new register for funeral pre-arrangements

Quebec changes in funeral pre-arrangement regulations [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

police news from the City of Laval [...]

Ottawa plans to boost economic recovery through immigration

Ottawa plans to boost economic recovery through immigration

Canada announces annual revisions to immigration targets [...]

Giant Steps school’s online fundraiser sets new record

Giant Steps school’s online fundraiser sets new record

Giant Steps school for autism successful fundraiser [...]

Vimont councillor Michel Poissant running for mayor in 2021

Vimont councillor Michel Poissant running for mayor in 2021

Laval city councillor declares candidacy for mayoralty [...]

Laval purchases islands in Mille Îles River for future park use

Laval purchases islands in Mille Îles River for future park use

Laval buys two islands for park space [...]

Council of Laval Women to develop policy for equality of sexes

Council of Laval Women to develop policy for equality of sexes

Laval city committee to promote equality of sexes [...]

Sainte Thérèse becomes the focus of a gruesome story.

Sainte Thérèse becomes the focus of a gruesome story.

A 24-year-old man has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder after allegedly [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Laval decisions by the city's executive committee [...]

A new day dawns for the Montreal region’s taxi services

A new day dawns for the Montreal region’s taxi services

Montreal taxi companies unite to serve Laval [...]

Laval using an online platform to consult on urban plan revisions

Laval using an online platform to consult on urban plan revisions

Laval urban planning public consultation on virtual platform [...]

Nemaska shooting spree

Nemaska shooting spree

No injuries reported by shocked residents after group of kids steal guns and target buildings [...]

‘Tinder for Business’

‘Tinder for Business’

New Allia platform provides online matchmaking for Cree companies [...]

Plus ça change

Plus ça change

Georges-Hervé Awashish dies in Chicoutimi hospital after complaining about racist slurs [...]

Have a merry Covid Christmas

Have a merry Covid Christmas

… And a happy pandemic New Year [...]

Still safe

Still safe

As Covid cases spread across Quebec, Eeyou Istchee remains a yellow zone [...]

Former Lennoxville resident prepares for second book release in under a year

Former Lennoxville resident prepares for second book release in under a year

When Tessa Wegert met her husband’s family for the first time nearly 17 years ago on an island that they [...]

Quebec City residents awaken to Halloween horror

Quebec City residents awaken to Halloween horror

Quebec City Halloween attacks leave two dead [...]

Much-reduced Remembrance Day ceremony to be held in Quebec City

Much-reduced Remembrance Day ceremony to be held in Quebec City

Remembrance Day 2020 reduced in size [...]

Renovictions in Park Ex –a continued dilemma

Renovictions in Park Ex –a continued dilemma

Is there an end in sight for this issue …? I’ve looked into it further and have had conversations with [...]

Park Extension ranked hot spot for Covid-19

Park Extension ranked hot spot for Covid-19

In the last 14 days, over 200 cases have been reported by news outlets all over the city for Villeray [...]

Cyber attack against CIUSSS West Central Montreal IT system

Cyber attack against CIUSSS West Central Montreal IT system

The CIUSSS West Central Montreal’s IT system was hacked—as was the STM’s—a deeper look at what happened and responses by [...]

Gym owners protest closure extension to no avail—plus insight from some local professionals

Gym owners protest closure extension to no avail—plus insight from some local professionals

Gym members all over the island and province protested Premiere Legault’s extension of the closures for another 4 weeks last [...]

La FAE accueille de façon mitigée le jugement de la Cour supérieure

La FAE accueille de façon mitigée le jugement de la Cour supérieure

La Cour supérieure a rejeté la demande en injonction provisoire déposée par la FAE le 15 septembre dernier. [...]

New measures in red zones for Secondary 3 students

New measures in red zones for Secondary 3 students

Starting November 2, Secondary 3 students of high schools in red zones will attend school on a rotating basis. [...]

Sherbrooke Islamic Association wants a more nuanced conversation around religion

Sherbrooke Islamic Association wants a more nuanced conversation around religion

A legal challenge against Bill 21, Quebec’s secularism law, began on Monday morning in Montreal and expects to last up [...]

Richmond Regional plans to livestream annual Remembrance Day play

Richmond Regional plans to livestream annual Remembrance Day play

Richmond Regional High School is hosting its annual Remembrance Day play, despite losing weeks of preparation time due to health [...]

Phoenix captain inches closer to cracking Canada’s World Junior Championships roster

Phoenix captain inches closer to cracking Canada’s World Junior Championships roster

Samuel Poulin, Sherbrooke Phoenix captain and Pittsburgh Penguins first round pick in the 2019 National Hockey League (NHL) draft, is [...]

New thrift shop coming to Lennoxville

New thrift shop coming to Lennoxville

Liz Dunn is laying down the final touches on her new thrift store, Boutique elle dit, a shop she describes [...]

Quebec’s top junior hockey league resumes for orange and yellow zone teams

Quebec’s top junior hockey league resumes for orange and yellow zone teams

The Sherbrooke Phoenix are back on the ice Wednesday evening to face off against the Val d’Or Foreurs at the [...]

WEST CAN PROJECT VIDEO TO BE LAUNCHED IN NOVEMBER

WEST CAN PROJECT VIDEO TO BE LAUNCHED IN NOVEMBER

Westcan video showcase will be launched in November, 2020 on West Can’s YouTube channel. [...]

Summer camps in Outaouais region ask Quebec government for more funds

Summer camps in Outaouais region ask Quebec government for more funds

Summer camps in Outaouais region ask Quebec government for more funds [...]

Écoles écocitoyennes de l'Outaouais program returns virtually to schools

Écoles écocitoyennes de l'Outaouais program returns virtually to schools

Enviro Éduc-Action announced the virtual return of its Écoles écocitoyennes de l’Outaouais program to several schools in the region, September [...]

Western Quebec School Board confirmed 19 cases and CSSPO reported 85 cases of COVID-19 since the school year began

Western Quebec School Board confirmed 19 cases and CSSPO reported 85 cases of COVID-19 since the school year began

The WQSB has confirmed 19 COVID-19 cases and the CSSPO has reported 85 cases since the beginning of the school year. [...]

Former family caregivers want more  long-term solutions

Former family caregivers want more long-term solutions

The Quebec government recently adopted Bill 56, acknowledging for the first time the importance of family caregivers and promising to [...]

“We will not break the law” say North Shore Gym owners

“We will not break the law” say North Shore Gym owners

North Shore gym owners faced once more the grim news that they cannot go back to work this past Monday [...]

GENERATION GAP RENEWED URGENCY TO HELP MINORITIES SEE SOCIAL WORK AS A CAREER CHOICE

GENERATION GAP RENEWED URGENCY TO HELP MINORITIES SEE SOCIAL WORK AS A CAREER CHOICE

After two years of success, the Generation Gap program returns this fall, driven by the same objectives: to increase the [...]

Two fires and a standoff in Park Ex … and all in the same week

Two fires and a standoff in Park Ex … and all in the same week

The neighborhood was shaken this past week in one occurrence after another, but the community did what it does best [...]

Noor-E-Madina Masjid vandalized

Noor-E-Madina Masjid vandalized

In what is being considered a string of acts of vandalism in recent weeks, a respected Park-Extension Mosque is vandalized [...]

Business owners facing extension to restrictions

Business owners facing extension to restrictions

Taking a look at how 3 business types in and around Park Ex are dealing with the red alert and [...]

An extension on restrictions and a new kind of Halloween celebration

An extension on restrictions and a new kind of Halloween celebration

As Premiere Legault and his administration extend restrictions further as Covid-19 cases are still on the rise, and Halloween still [...]

Zombie Nation

Zombie Nation

Editorial/Opinion - As pharmaceutical companies move onto human testing for a resolution to Covid-19, many worry about the effects of [...]

Bishop’s rugby player balances family dynamics in sophomore season

Bishop’s rugby player balances family dynamics in sophomore season

When Tate Robinson visited Bishop’s University two years ago, she instantly fell in love with the school’s sprawling campus and [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 27th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 27th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 27, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Stanstead Township mayor not giving up on fire hall despite referendum result

Stanstead Township mayor not giving up on fire hall despite referendum result

With one year remaining on her term as mayor of Stanstead Township, Francine Caron Markwell is determined to get a [...]

LPD Blue: Crime news from Laval

LPD Blue: Crime news from Laval

Police and crime incident news from Laval [...]

Laval pledges to cut greenhouse gas 33 per cent by 2035

Laval pledges to cut greenhouse gas 33 per cent by 2035

laval pledges to reduce GHG emissions 33 per cent by 2035 [...]

Filmmakers score more awards with their latest – 'Night Shift'

Filmmakers score more awards with their latest – 'Night Shift'

Film short by local filmmakers wins national awards [...]

Table régionale de concertation des aînés marked International Day of Older Persons

Table régionale de concertation des aînés marked International Day of Older Persons

International Day of Olders marked in Laval despite COVID [...]

ALPA launches book/kit to assist caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients

ALPA launches book/kit to assist caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients

Local group launches book/kit on Alzheimer's disease [...]

Despite mounting lawsuits, no immediate changes foreseen at UPAC

Despite mounting lawsuits, no immediate changes foreseen at UPAC

Despite lawsuits, no changes soon at UPAC [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Decisions and information in October from Laval executive-committee [...]

Action Laval says official opposition is supporting administration

Action Laval says official opposition is supporting administration

Laval opposition party says mayor won't address flagged issues [...]

De Cotis motion calls on Demers to reject $50 REM surtax

De Cotis motion calls on Demers to reject $50 REM surtax

Laval opposition motion calls rejection of REM surtax [...]

City of Laval announces property tax freeze in 2021

City of Laval announces property tax freeze in 2021

City of Laval announces 2021 tax freeze [...]

Stanstead Township fire hall project nixed

Stanstead Township fire hall project nixed

Stanstead Township’s latest fire hall project is up in flames following a referendum vote rejecting a loan of $1,900,000 for [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 26th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 26th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ -The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Park Extension Maison Bleu catches fire

Park Extension Maison Bleu catches fire

Park Extension Maison Bleu catches fire. [...]

UMQ president wants to avoid creating vacation hubs in residential zones

UMQ president wants to avoid creating vacation hubs in residential zones

Union des municipalités du Québec (UMQ) President Suzanne Roy reacted to Quebec’s Bill 67, which addresses flood risk management in [...]

Montreal rapper Hua Li pays homage to her maternal hometown of Wuhan

Montreal rapper Hua Li pays homage to her maternal hometown of Wuhan

On her forthcoming EP, Montreal rapper Hua Li pays homage to her maternal hometown of Wuhan, China and addresses anti-Asian [...]

LGBTQ film festival image+nation presents its first Halloween horror edition

LGBTQ film festival image+nation presents its first Halloween horror edition

Montreal's image+nation, Canada's first LGBTQ film festival, is presenting a four-day Halloween horror fest for the first time. [...]

Chuck Hughes: I want lobster back on my menu, but violence is not the answer

Chuck Hughes: I want lobster back on my menu, but violence is not the answer

Chef Chuck Hughes on why his Montreal restaurant Garde Manger joined a local lobster boycott to support Mi'kmaq fishers in [...]

Quebec’s response to the N-word scandal doubles down on offensiveness

Quebec’s response to the N-word scandal doubles down on offensiveness

As the scandal over an Ottawa professor using the N-word sparks reactions across Canada, the conversation has become heated in [...]

Montreal restaurants boycotting lobster to support Mi’kmaq fishers

Montreal restaurants boycotting lobster to support Mi’kmaq fishers

Garde Manger and Joe Beef are among Montreal restaurants removing commercially caught lobster from their menus to support Mi'kmaq fishers. [...]

Montreal protest for recognition of Armenian conflict

Montreal protest for recognition of Armenian conflict

The Armenian community in Montreal is mobilizing to raise awareness about the conflict between Armenia, Azerbaijan and Turkey. [...]

Indigenous Canadians most likely to have negative experiences with police

Indigenous Canadians most likely to have negative experiences with police

According to an Angus Reid Institute survey, Indigenous people are the most likely Canadians to have negative experiences with police. [...]

Systemic racism is doubly damaging for Indigenous people in a pandemic

Systemic racism is doubly damaging for Indigenous people in a pandemic

Justifiable reluctance to get tested, treated and vaccinated could exacerbate the second wave of the pandemic in Indigenous communities. [...]

Canada’s Drag Race finalist Rita Baga is Quebec royalty

Canada’s Drag Race finalist Rita Baga is Quebec royalty

An interview with Montreal drag queen (and Canada's Drag Race finalist) Rita Baga about being discovered by Mado, her early [...]

Legault meets with Atikamekw chiefs, asks all Quebecers to help fight racism

Legault meets with Atikamekw chiefs, asks all Quebecers to help fight racism

Quebec Premier François Legault met with the Atikamekw chiefs to discuss Joyce Echaquan, and has asked all Quebecers to help [...]

Standoff near Hutchison and Ogilvy between a man and local police

Standoff near Hutchison and Ogilvy between a man and local police

Montréal / Park Extension—Local police surrounded a building near the corner of Ogilvy and Hutchison in Park-Extension this morning. [...]

North Shore dresses for Halloween

North Shore dresses for Halloween

Covid-19 was set to destroy one of the most beloved children’s holidays but the premier of Quebec had different plans [...]

Fixing It Up

Fixing It Up

How Cree Women’s collective Niweshtanan began building houses [...]

Visionary tunes

Visionary tunes

How music helped lift blind Oji-Cree rapper Mattmac out of ‘dark place’ [...]

Meeting the new boss

Meeting the new boss

Hydro-Québec head shares her vision for working with the Cree in a Nation interview [...]

A CEGEP for Eeyou Istchee

A CEGEP for Eeyou Istchee

Higher education roundtable focuses on college [...]

Second Wave

Second Wave

Another confirmed Covid case in Montreal as outbreaks reported contained in Radisson and Abitibi region [...]

Dying on Facebook Live

Dying on Facebook Live

Joyce Echaquan died after filming racist interactions with hospital staff [...]

Covid Counselling

Covid Counselling

First Nations Health Managers Association reboots virtual town halls to fight second wave of pandemic [...]

Historic stone missing from Chalmers-Wesley property

Historic stone missing from Chalmers-Wesley property

Historic stone "missing" from church property [...]

Opéra de Québec gala highlights World Opera Day

Opéra de Québec gala highlights World Opera Day

Local opera company gives virtual performance [...]

National Assembly petition aims to rework Quebec’s long-term care spending

National Assembly petition aims to rework Quebec’s long-term care spending

Jacques Malouin needed a way to keep busy during the pandemic, but rather than follow popular trends like baking bread [...]

Quebec Liberal Party MNA drops gloves in fight against violence in sports

Quebec Liberal Party MNA drops gloves in fight against violence in sports

Marquette MNA Enrico Ciccone tabled a bill in the National Assembly Wednesday to ban fighting in sports for people under [...]

Seeing in the dark

Seeing in the dark

A conversation with Park extension native, Peter Nikolantonakis, and how he sees the state of affairs when it comes to [...]

Local Villeray/Saint-Michel/Park Extension resident charged with threatening Mayor Plante’s life

Local Villeray/Saint-Michel/Park Extension resident charged with threatening Mayor Plante’s life

Vincent Rochette, a 23-year-old Montrealer, is accused of having threatened the mayor of Montréal. [...]

Homeless shelters brace for winter months

Homeless shelters brace for winter months

With the winter months creeping in, the Eastern Townships homeless population faces a difficult situation, especially as many regions in [...]

EXPANDED EI BENEFITS AND THREE OTHER PROGRAMS TO BRING COVID-19 FINANCIAL RELIEF TO CANADIANS

EXPANDED EI BENEFITS AND THREE OTHER PROGRAMS TO BRING COVID-19 FINANCIAL RELIEF TO CANADIANS

Employment minister Carla Qualtrough recently unveiled a $37-billion transition plan that would make Employment Insurance (EI) more accessible to those [...]

Richmond Regional and Parkview Elementary close some class bubbles following COVID-19 concerns

Richmond Regional and Parkview Elementary close some class bubbles following COVID-19 concerns

One class at Parkview Elementary School (PES) in Granby and two class bubbles at Richmond Regional High School (RRHS) have [...]

Controversial Stanstead Township fire hall referendum coming up

Controversial Stanstead Township fire hall referendum coming up

A simmering debate over the future of a fire hall development project is coming to a head in Stanstead Township [...]

1.6 million Canadians with disabilities can expect a $600 one-time payment

1.6 million Canadians with disabilities can expect a $600 one-time payment

The Government of Canada will issue a $600 one-time payment to disabled people to help with extra expenses during the [...]

QUEBEC TIGHTENS COVID-19 MEASURES AT SCHOOLS

QUEBEC TIGHTENS COVID-19 MEASURES AT SCHOOLS

High school students told to wear masks [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 16th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 16th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 16, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Montreal Chilean community demands right to vote in historic referendum

Montreal Chilean community demands right to vote in historic referendum

The right for Chilean citizens in Montreal to vote in the Oct. 25 referendum has been denied due to COVID-1 [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 15th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 15th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 15, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Public Health Notice Update: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to peaches imported from the United States

Public Health Notice Update: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to peaches imported from the United States

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - This notice has been updated to advise that the outbreak appears to be [...]

Local landlord hikes rents to astronomical proportions

Local landlord hikes rents to astronomical proportions

Shortly after purchasing an apartment building on Bloomfield in Park Ex, a new landlord hikes the rent way up, over [...]

‘Renovictions’—two sides to every story

‘Renovictions’—two sides to every story

As dissension erupts among the borough council concerning ‘renovictions’ - we present to you the ins and outs of the [...]

Sarker Hope Foundation—being there for a community in need

Sarker Hope Foundation—being there for a community in need

The Sarker Hope Foundation is helping those in need, one child, one person at a time, and with dedication, care [...]

The fate of an Historic building in Modern Times

The fate of an Historic building in Modern Times

The Canadian Pacific Train Station—a look at its history and how it stands today. [...]

St. Paul’s Rest Home shutting down after more than 50 years in operation

St. Paul’s Rest Home shutting down after more than 50 years in operation

Years of staffing shortages has finally caught up to the St. Paul’s Rest Home in Bury, Quebec, as the board [...]

Sewage leak prompts push for better protection of Lake Memphremagog

Sewage leak prompts push for better protection of Lake Memphremagog

Quebec officials at the provincial and municipal levels are demanding more transparency from Vermont, after the state failed to notify [...]

City of Rosemère council meeting October 13th 2020

City of Rosemère council meeting October 13th 2020

The Rosemère city council took place on the 13th of October 2020 with mayor Westram being alone in the council [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 14th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 14th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 14, 2020 T/CNW Telbec/ - he most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Quebec. [...]

Ticket offenders, rather than close movie theatres, says Cinémas Guzzo head

Ticket offenders, rather than close movie theatres, says Cinémas Guzzo head

Montreal theatre owner reacts to COVID-19 lockdown rules [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

News from the Laval police beat [...]

Former SWLSB chair Steve Bletas remembered for strength and endurance

Former SWLSB chair Steve Bletas remembered for strength and endurance

Tree planted at SWLSB HQ remembering late chairman [...]

Construction starts on Laval’s Firehall Six

Construction starts on Laval’s Firehall Six

Work starts on new Laval-Ouest firehall [...]

Quebec releases report on COVID-19 outbreak at CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée

Quebec releases report on COVID-19 outbreak at CHSLD Sainte-Dorothée

provincial report on COVID-19 outbreaks at Quebec CHSLDs [...]

Minister of Middle Class Prosperity meets online with Laval Chamber of Commerce

Minister of Middle Class Prosperity meets online with Laval Chamber of Commerce

Federal Minister Middle Class Prosperity meets Laval C of C [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

recent decisions by the City of Laval executive-committee [...]

Quebec’s CAQ government marks its second year since 2018 election

Quebec’s CAQ government marks its second year since 2018 election

Local CAQ MNA on party's two-year mark [...]

Face masks become mandatory at all times in Quebec’s ‘red zone’ high-schools

Face masks become mandatory at all times in Quebec’s ‘red zone’ high-schools

Quebec announces stricter rules for COVID-19 [...]

Male victims of sexual abuse support group launches awareness campaign

Male victims of sexual abuse support group launches awareness campaign

A local support group for men who have fallen victim to sexual abuse is reminding Quebecers that there are people [...]

Local microbreweries find a safety net in new online purchasing platform

Local microbreweries find a safety net in new online purchasing platform

When the pandemic struck Quebec soil and the province entered into a lockdown, thousands of businesses suffered tremendous losses, including [...]

Certain hand sanitizers recalled because they may pose health risks

Certain hand sanitizers recalled because they may pose health risks

OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians that the following hand sanitizers are being recalled [...]

No red zone for Avignon... at least not for now

No red zone for Avignon... at least not for now

The Public Health Board does not intend to move the Avignon MRC to the red zone, despite the fact that [...]

Plan is secured to move Gaspé MTQ garage

Plan is secured to move Gaspé MTQ garage

In the works for several years now, the relocation of the Department of Transport Service Centre from downtown Gaspé to [...]

Youth Protection requests more resources

Youth Protection requests more resources

There is an urgent need to take action in order to counter the chronic lack of resources at the Youth [...]

Medical technicians overworked

Medical technicians overworked

Maria and Chandler labs have a processing capacity of 100 tests per day while testing in Gaspé and Sainte-Anne-des-Monts will [...]

The proportion of young male deer is decreasing

The proportion of young male deer is decreasing

The Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks is developing a new study to observe the proportion of young male deer [...]

Normandeau is not ruling out a lawsuit

Normandeau is not ruling out a lawsuit

Former deputy premier and mayor of Maria, Nathalie Normandeau is considering all her options after the court ordered a stay [...]

Agreement in principle for childcare providers

Agreement in principle for childcare providers

Agreement ends the indefinite general strike that began on September 21. [...]

Three newcomers in CQSB election acclamations

Three newcomers in CQSB election acclamations

Three new commissioners have been acclaimed to the Central Quebec School Board. [...]

Jordan delayed trial ruling put to test in Normandeau case

Jordan delayed trial ruling put to test in Normandeau case

Supreme Court of Canada decisions, even though split, have a huge impact on cases. [...]

Quebec goes red with spike in school COVID-19 cases

Quebec goes red with spike in school COVID-19 cases

Quebec City has been declared a red zone with tighter restrictions on activities. [...]

FORMER MONTREALER SEKOU ALLEYNE TAKES THE HELM AT T&T’S IPA

FORMER MONTREALER SEKOU ALLEYNE TAKES THE HELM AT T&T’S IPA

Former Montrealer Sekou Alleyne, has climbed closer to the top of the career ladder at Trinidad and Tobago’s flagship investment [...]

Morrin Centre continues its mission in spite of COVID

Morrin Centre continues its mission in spite of COVID

Morrin Centre benefits from Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy [...]

A Molotov Cocktail thrown in the wee hours in Park Ex

A Molotov Cocktail thrown in the wee hours in Park Ex

Montréal—Thursday night, a Molotov Cocktail was thrown at a local commerce in Park Extension. [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 9th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 9th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 9, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Change in Great Whale

Change in Great Whale

Whapmagoostui elects new chief and council [...]

Harvesting their rights

Harvesting their rights

Mi’kmaq in Nova Scotia assert their right to fish [...]

Keep them reading

Keep them reading

Fewer summer literacy camps operated this year [...]

Collaborative exploration

Collaborative exploration

Ensuring that Cree benefit from new gold mines [...]

The battle intensifies

The battle intensifies

Assessing the Covid situation as the second wave hits Quebec [...]

Court of Appeal rules in favor of the City of Lorraine

Court of Appeal rules in favor of the City of Lorraine

The City of Lorraine is satisfied with the judgment rendered by the Court of Appeals, which recognizes the value of [...]

Sherbrooke pediatrician sets off on three-day ultramarathon fundraiser for Moisson Estrie

Sherbrooke pediatrician sets off on three-day ultramarathon fundraiser for Moisson Estrie

There is no turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy or stuffing in Sébastien Roulier’s immediate future, as the ultramarathon runner embarks on [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 8th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 8th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 8, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

The United Nations—friend or foe?

The United Nations—friend or foe?

The United Nations turns 75 this month and although the world is celebrating their longevity, there are those that have [...]

Covid-19 Mobile Testing Clinic at Howard Park

Covid-19 Mobile Testing Clinic at Howard Park

It was held over the course of the end of last week and will run from Wednesday to Thursday of [...]

Borough Council looks to 2021 with hope

Borough Council looks to 2021 with hope

Following a year that perhaps no one will ever forget, the Borough Council of Villeray/St Michel/Park Extension looks to the [...]

As Covid-19 cases rise, new rules are set in place in week 2 of red alert

As Covid-19 cases rise, new rules are set in place in week 2 of red alert

Just a week after the new rules were set in place to stop the spread of Covid-19, as well as [...]

Exposé—The state of Place de la Gare Park

Exposé—The state of Place de la Gare Park

Taking a look at the park … the state of it and what’s needed by the members of the community [...]

Halloween Village transforms into candy delivery service for Ayer’s Cliff residents

Halloween Village transforms into candy delivery service for Ayer’s Cliff residents

Although the pandemic forced Ayer’s Cliff to cancel its Halloween Village, event organizers still plan to deliver candy to all [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 7th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 7th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 7, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

New Green Party leader Annamie Paul on bringing diversity to Parliament

New Green Party leader Annamie Paul on bringing diversity to Parliament

Annamie Paul is the first Black and Jewish leader of a federal political party in Canada. She is running for [...]

François Legault on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

François Legault on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Quebec Premier François Legault commented on the Day of Remembrance for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. [...]

Valérie Plante comments on Joyce Echaquan march, systemic racism

Valérie Plante comments on Joyce Echaquan march, systemic racism

Valérie Plante on the Joyce Echaquan Montreal march, systemic racism and the Day of Remembrance for Missing and Murdered Indigenous [...]

Trudeau comments on vigils for missing, murdered Indigenous women

Trudeau comments on vigils for missing, murdered Indigenous women

Justin Trudeau commented on today's Sisters in Spirit vigils, which honour the lives of missing and murdered Indigenous women and [...]

Sisters in Spirit vigil honours lives of missing, murdered Indigenous women

Sisters in Spirit vigil honours lives of missing, murdered Indigenous women

On Oct. 4 at 2 p.m., the virtual Sisters in Spirit Vigil will honour the lives of missing and murdered [...]

Housing rights organization unimpressed with latest government initiative

Housing rights organization unimpressed with latest government initiative

The Quebec government announced a partnership with the federal government that will see roughly $3.7 billion invested into improving the [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 6th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 6th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Conservatives oppose a bill to criminalize LGBTQ2 conversion therapy

Conservatives oppose a bill to criminalize LGBTQ2 conversion therapy

The Liberals reintroduced a bill to criminalize conversion therapy for LGBTQ2 youth, supported by the NDP but opposed by Conservatives. [...]

PETITION: Free masks for low-income Quebecers

PETITION: Free masks for low-income Quebecers

A coalition of anti-poverty organizations launched a petition to push the provincial government to provide masks for low-income Quebecers. [...]

A Montreal protest demanding justice for Joyce Echaquan

A Montreal protest demanding justice for Joyce Echaquan

Montreal will be the site of a protest demanding justice for Joyce Echaquan, the Atikamekw woman who died at a [...]

The stars of Canada’s Drag Race play the Royalmount Drive-in this week

The stars of Canada’s Drag Race play the Royalmount Drive-in this week

Canada’s Drag Race: Live at the Drive-In is coming to the Royalmount Drive-in Event Theatre in Montreal for four spectacular [...]

Sherbrooke Phoenix shrug off lofty expectations in lead up to 2020-2021 regular season

Sherbrooke Phoenix shrug off lofty expectations in lead up to 2020-2021 regular season

The Sherbrooke Phoenix are looking to replicate a historic regular season in 2019-2020, after the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League [...]

Eastern Townships School Board addresses attack on young boy in Cowansville

Eastern Townships School Board addresses attack on young boy in Cowansville

The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) opened an investigation into a scary altercation near Massey-Vanier High School, after a group of [...]

Covid-19 test clinic being offered at Howard Park

Covid-19 test clinic being offered at Howard Park

Test clinic for covid-19 being offered currently at Howard Park. [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 2nd 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 2nd 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 2, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Police now able to get official warrants by phone to enter private homes

Police now able to get official warrants by phone to enter private homes

Montréal—As has been reported by numerous sources, Police in Montréal and other regions will now be able to enter private [...]

North Shore goes red

North Shore goes red

In a widely anticipated press conference on Monday the 28th of September, premier Legault announce what everyone feared. An increase [...]

Cookshire women’s centre holds vigil in honour of Joyce Echaquan

Cookshire women’s centre holds vigil in honour of Joyce Echaquan

La Passerelle, a women’s intervention and learning centre in Cookshire-Eaton, held a vigil demonstration on Thursday afternoon to commemorate the [...]

Business as usual for Halloween-specific stores

Business as usual for Halloween-specific stores

Trick-or-treating is in jeopardy again this year, with several Quebec regions tightening restrictions to combat a second wave of COVID-1 [...]

L.TEEZ’ ‘INDEX TO MY INNER THOUGHTS’: INSPIRED MUSINGS AND POETRY

L.TEEZ’ ‘INDEX TO MY INNER THOUGHTS’: INSPIRED MUSINGS AND POETRY

Lee or L.Teez as he is known on stage, reckons that his heritage and background set him up for success [...]

Advisory - Recall of counterfeit Zytec Germ Buster Hand Sanitizer

Advisory - Recall of counterfeit Zytec Germ Buster Hand Sanitizer

Health Canada is informing Canadians that the distributor Northern National Sales Inc., was found to be selling a counterfeit version [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 1st 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for October 1st 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Oct. 1, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

School board elections to be held on November 1

School board elections to be held on November 1

English-language school board elections on Nov. 1 [...]

La Maison Anglaise introduces the Book & Ticket virtual event series

La Maison Anglaise introduces the Book & Ticket virtual event series

La Maison Anglaise online Book & Ticket series [...]

There's SNO beer at the Grand Marché

There's SNO beer at the Grand Marché

Brew pub at Quebec City's Grand Marché is hopping [...]

The Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra is an only-in-Montreal phenomenon

The Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra is an only-in-Montreal phenomenon

The music and dance collective is mounting a very ambitious show that will be streaming live as part of Festival [...]

Park Ex Streets—still very much in disarray

Park Ex Streets—still very much in disarray

A brief update for the construction on Park Extension streets—as it stands right now & when will it all end? [...]

City of Montreal in the red—lockdown announced

City of Montreal in the red—lockdown announced

The 28 day lockdown will commence on Thursday October 1st and will last until the 28th Premiere Legault announced this week. [...]

Worries mount as Flu Season & Covid-19 collide

Worries mount as Flu Season & Covid-19 collide

People will be flooding local clinics as flu season gets under way, but a mounting trepidation can be felt as [...]

Orange Shirt Day: Remembering residential schools in Canada

Orange Shirt Day: Remembering residential schools in Canada

Sept. 30 is Orange Shirt Day, an annual observance of a shameful chapter in Canadian history: the residential school system. [...]

Gyms stay open despite regional colour change

Gyms stay open despite regional colour change

The Eastern Townships region is moving to code orange, while Montreal and Quebec City are both jumping to code red [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 30th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 30th 2020 – The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

City vows better sidewalk snow removal, more bike paths

City vows better sidewalk snow removal, more bike paths

Quebec City has unveiled a plan to improve snow removal, especially on sidewalks. [...]

Court of Appeal backs English boards; call for election delay

Court of Appeal backs English boards; call for election delay

A Superior Court decision supports English school boards in Quebec but elections are in limbo. [...]

Wolfe monument on Plains a rare reminder of FLQ spree of terror

Wolfe monument on Plains a rare reminder of FLQ spree of terror

On the 50th anniversary of the October Crisis a rare reminder is the Wolfe Monument in Quebec City. [...]

City to reopen recreational activities at lower capacity

City to reopen recreational activities at lower capacity

Quebec City is gradually reopening recreational facilities as the covid lockdown loosens. [...]

Some former politicos become belles-mères; Couillard stays mum

Some former politicos become belles-mères; Couillard stays mum

Former premier Philippe Couillard has kept his silence since the Liberal defeat in 2018. [...]

LPD Blue: News from the Laval police beat

LPD Blue: News from the Laval police beat

police beat news from city of laval [...]

Table régionale de concertation des aînés to mark International Day of Older Persons

Table régionale de concertation des aînés to mark International Day of Older Persons

Senior citizens in laval to mark International Day of Older Persons [...]

FILIA Association for Senior Citizens holds first Walk A Thon in Laval

FILIA Association for Senior Citizens holds first Walk A Thon in Laval

senior citizens group's annual fundraising health walk [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

recent laval executive committee decisions [...]

Quebec aims for food autonomy, with major greenhouse farming project

Quebec aims for food autonomy, with major greenhouse farming project

CAQ web convention with Premier [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 29th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 29th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 29, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

EDUCATORS RESPOND TO THE COVID-19 CHALLENGE

EDUCATORS RESPOND TO THE COVID-19 CHALLENGE

Many of Quebec’s almost 250,000 teachers found themselves clamouring after the directive to go back to school for in person [...]

Stanstead inn owner recounts bizarre  pandemic experience

Stanstead inn owner recounts bizarre pandemic experience

The border between the United States of America and Canada plays an important role in the daily lives of Stanstead [...]

Champlain postpones wall of champions celebration, Cougars fall to Limoilou

Champlain postpones wall of champions celebration, Cougars fall to Limoilou

Champlain Regional College planned to honour another crop of former outstanding school athletes at this year’s wall of champions event [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 28th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 28th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 28, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec [...]

ARE THE NASAL PCR TESTS FOR SARS-2-CoV TOO “SENSITIVE”?

ARE THE NASAL PCR TESTS FOR SARS-2-CoV TOO “SENSITIVE”?

A lot of commotion in the news lately concerning tests. The good news is that newer and faster tests are [...]

Blainville tightens the leash

Blainville tightens the leash

In 2018, the government of Quebec adopted Bill 128 aimed at promoting the protection of people by setting up a [...]

A super-busy Thérèse-De Blainville PD

A super-busy Thérèse-De Blainville PD

The Thérèse-De Blainville police department has been busy as of late. They have engaged in multiple campaigns of public information [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 26th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 26th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 26, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 25th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 25th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Crustacean Obsession

Crustacean Obsession

Chisasibi crab experiment inspires citizen scientist initiative [...]

Fowl fever

Fowl fever

The joys of chicken farming in Eeyou Istchee [...]

An Inconvenient Trickster

An Inconvenient Trickster

Filmmaker Michelle Latimer’s two TIFF premieres provide a showcase for Indigenous talent [...]

Espresso infections

Espresso infections

Investigation into Covid-19 outbreak among Cree patients, staff at Montreal hotel concluded [...]

Bosum meets new Hydro head

Bosum meets new Hydro head

Grand Chief’s first face-to-face with Sophie Brochu since her April appointment delayed by pandemic [...]

A centuries-old battle

A centuries-old battle

Six Nations community in new struggle to prevent development on disputed land [...]

Gaiters football team finds stability and peace of mind back on the field

Gaiters football team finds stability and peace of mind back on the field

After waiting with bated breath for months to hear the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec’s (RSEQ) final decision regarding [...]

Former Bishop’s students launch Montreal-based literary journal

Former Bishop’s students launch Montreal-based literary journal

took nearly an entire year, but after countless nights spent reviewing and editing essays, poems, fiction and non-fiction stories, the [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 24th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 24th 2020 - The government presents its daily update

The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Walking the road to truth and reconciliation

Walking the road to truth and reconciliation

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde commented what the throne speech promised for Canada's Indigenous communities. [...]

1st solo museum exhibition for Haitian Montrealer Manuel Mathieu at MMFA

1st solo museum exhibition for Haitian Montrealer Manuel Mathieu at MMFA

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts presents Survivance, the first solo exhibition for Haitian-born, Montreal-based artist Manuel Mathieu. [...]

Ron Evans presents an alternate history of the Métis in Montreal in October

Ron Evans presents an alternate history of the Métis in Montreal in October

Oral historian Ron Evans is coming to Montreal for two performances of Stories of the Métis, an alternate history of [...]

Local churches asking to be exempt from new crowd restrictions

Local churches asking to be exempt from new crowd restrictions

Local places of worship want the same treatment that theaters and reception halls are receiving as Covid-19 cases are on [...]

Cross at your own risk

Cross at your own risk

Non-official EXO Pedestrian train crossing at end of Ogilvy is safer than you’d think, states City Councilor Mary Deros [...]

From bad to worse at L’Acadie/Jean-Talon intersection

From bad to worse at L’Acadie/Jean-Talon intersection

Local business owners & City Councilor Mary Deros not happy with end result of the construction at the corner of [...]

Park Extension T-Shirts spread a wave of Patriotism on Social Media

Park Extension T-Shirts spread a wave of Patriotism on Social Media

A line of T-Shirts available on-line have sparked a new interest for Park Extension and its storied history. [...]

Local church powers through era of pandemic

Local church powers through era of pandemic

A look back at what KOIMISIS TIS THEOTOKOU church and its community went through in the last few decades and [...]

PRODUCT RECALL - unpasteurized milk in Parmesan and various allergens in homemade pizzas sold by Marché Adonis

PRODUCT RECALL - unpasteurized milk in Parmesan and various allergens in homemade pizzas sold by Marché Adonis

*WARNING—undeclared presence of unpasteurized milk in Parmesan and various allergens in homemade pizzas sold by Marché Adonis* [...]

Bishop’s youth basketball programs start this  weekend

Bishop’s youth basketball programs start this weekend

The Steve Nash Youth Basketball Program and Junior Gaiters Basketball Academy kicks off its first sessions of the fall season [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 23rd 2020 - The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic update for September 23rd 2020 - The government presents its daily update

QUÉBEC CITY, Sept. 23, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Financial incentive to bring newly retired teachers back into the school system

Financial incentive to bring newly retired teachers back into the school system

Quebec's Minister of Education is offering a major financial incentive to retired teachers to help fill shortages in the school [...]

Emergency Protocols: The school system is ready

Emergency Protocols: The school system is ready

All school service centres now have emergency protocols in place to allow rapid transition to distance learning in the event [...]

IT support will be provided to students in case of new school closures

IT support will be provided to students in case of new school closures

In the event of school closure requiring distance learning, IT support will be made available to students who have borrowed [...]

Bill 40: English school boards win in Court of Appeal

Bill 40: English school boards win in Court of Appeal

Quebec's highest court has upheld the stay granted last month to English school boards that are challenging the provincial government's [...]

Richmond’s 2021 Mousquiri hockey tournament cancelled

Richmond’s 2021 Mousquiri hockey tournament cancelled

Teams from outside of Quebec, many of them coming from Ontario, aren’t rushing to sign up for a hockey tournament [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

COVID-19 Pandemic - The government presents its daily update

The most recent data on the evolution of COVID-19 in Québec. [...]

Sherbrooke resident shakes off leg injury to complete Everest challenge

Sherbrooke resident shakes off leg injury to complete Everest challenge

Fernand Courchesne accomplished his goal to climb the equivalent of Mount Everest by ascending and descending Mont-Orford National Park 1 [...]

Operation OSCAR results in two warnings, one fine in Sherbrooke

Operation OSCAR results in two warnings, one fine in Sherbrooke

After completing the three-day Opération Systématisée Comportements À Risque (OSCAR) over the weekend, the Sherbrooke Police Service (SPS) revealed it [...]

Gaspé: the swimming pool should open by the end of November

Gaspé: the swimming pool should open by the end of November

The swimming pool at the Pavillon des sports at the Gaspé Cegep should reopen by the end of November if [...]

Towards a deficit in Gaspé

Towards a deficit in Gaspé

Gaspé hopes to be able to balance its 2020 budget despite the major impacts caused by the pandemic. [...]

Percé: $3.9 million to repair roads The helicopter saga continues

Percé: $3.9 million to repair roads The helicopter saga continues

Due to the pandemic, the Town has obtained enhanced assistance of 95% from the Quebec Local Roads Assistance Program to [...]

Chandler: 20 of the 21 breaches  against Mayor Louisette Langlois are retained

Chandler: 20 of the 21 breaches against Mayor Louisette Langlois are retained

In its decision, the court found that the mayor contravened sections 3, 5 and 6 of the Chandler Code of [...]

Massive cuts at Orléans Express

Massive cuts at Orléans Express

Orléans Express is laying off 40% of its coach drivers on September 20. [...]

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons consults Gaspesians

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons consults Gaspesians

On September 1, the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, Pablo Rodriguez, held virtual discussions with various [...]

Family childcare workers strike

Family childcare workers strike

The mayor hopes that Quebec will be open to new projects to address the lack of spaces now estimated at [...]

Requests for a change in CISSS administration

Requests for a change in CISSS administration

The tension is mounting between the Union of Nurses, Auxiliary Nurses and Respiratory Therapists of Eastern Quebec (SIIIEQ-CSQ) and the [...]

Tourism: a season comparable to 2019

Tourism: a season comparable to 2019

Fears were huge in the spring when the pandemic hit full force with the bans on gatherings and closure of [...]

The cement plant sold?

The cement plant sold?

The Port-Daniel-Gascons cement plant is reportedly targeted by a Brazilian cement company, but a Quebec company is also interested. [...]

Provincial Liberals calling for school board elections delay

Provincial Liberals calling for school board elections delay

The Quebec Liberal Party (QLP) is growing increasingly more vocal about pushing the upcoming school board elections in November, citing [...]

KENRICK MCRAE DISAPPOINTED BY WEAK SANCTIONING OF POLICE

KENRICK MCRAE DISAPPOINTED BY WEAK SANCTIONING OF POLICE

Officers suspended for 13 days without pay [...]

Update from the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Government Canada on recent cyber attacks

Update from the Office of the Chief Information Officer of the Government Canada on recent cyber attacks

CNW/ - It is important that Canadians can access online government services easily and securely. In early August, the Government [...]

Quebec teachers’ union files suit in Superior Court

Quebec teachers’ union files suit in Superior Court

Quebec teachers’ union suing government to obtain documents used to prepare the province's back-to-school plan. [...]

The buck stops here

The buck stops here

The process to report an animal carcass on the side of the road, or on the highway, isn’t as easy [...]

Regional Hockey League delays start to  2020-2021 season

Regional Hockey League delays start to 2020-2021 season

The Windsor Wild will have to wait a little longer to jump back on the ice, after the Regional Hockey [...]

23 year old man shot in Park Extension Wednesday night

23 year old man shot in Park Extension Wednesday night

Last night a young man was shot in Park Extension near Durocher where gun casings were found [...]

Andrés Fontecilla speaks against the reform set up by the PEQ last Saturday

Andrés Fontecilla speaks against the reform set up by the PEQ last Saturday

Andrés Fontecilla speaks against the reform set up by the PEQ last Saturday. [...]

Opinion - Your mask; don’t leave home without it

Opinion - Your mask; don’t leave home without it

In an effort to limit the spread of Covid-19, police can now fine you up to $6000 for not wearing [...]

Plaza Hutchison purchased by local government—set to serve as social housing

Plaza Hutchison purchased by local government—set to serve as social housing

After months of social unrest due to evictions served by previous owner of the location, local government picks up the [...]

Solo Drum Studio—a portal into the depth of the 90s & right here in Park-Ex

Solo Drum Studio—a portal into the depth of the 90s & right here in Park-Ex

The studio’s been around for 24 years and right at the heart of the community, serving musicians and reminding them [...]

Two Tablets Featuring The Ten Commandments Found In Park Extension

Two Tablets Featuring The Ten Commandments Found In Park Extension

While doing some construction, workers find tablets containing the Ten Commandments at Park Extension synagogue. [...]

Bishop’s University supports fall sports cancellation, while Champlain College prepares for football season

Bishop’s University supports fall sports cancellation, while Champlain College prepares for football season

While the return-to-play strategy for cegep and high school sports is still being hashed out, the Réseau du sport étudiant [...]

Les Violons du Roy reveal their fall program

Les Violons du Roy reveal their fall program

In spite of COVID-19, Les Violons Du Roy will perform live at the Palais Montcalm [...]

'Sommet de la montagne' unveiled on Parliament Hill

'Sommet de la montagne' unveiled on Parliament Hill

Local art exhibited in front of the National Assembly [...]

VEQ preparing a virtual version of the annual Fall Fest

VEQ preparing a virtual version of the annual Fall Fest

Voice of English-speaking Québec holding a virtual Fall Fest this year [...]

Four Quebec regions designated yellow regional  alert status

Four Quebec regions designated yellow regional alert status

The Quebec government confirmed 292 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 65,554 confirmed [...]

Sherbrooke professor recommends corticosteroids in treatments for severe COVID-19 patients

Sherbrooke professor recommends corticosteroids in treatments for severe COVID-19 patients

François Lamontagne took part in a study this summer to help the World Health Organization (WHO) create a treatment guideline [...]

Information Update - Certain hand sanitizers recalled because they may pose health risks

Information Update - Certain hand sanitizers recalled because they may pose health risks

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 14, 2020 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians that the following hand sanitizers are being recalled [...]

Sherbrooke resident speaks out about idling trains at Lac des Nations

Sherbrooke resident speaks out about idling trains at Lac des Nations

Louise Fontaine spends quite a bit of time around Sherbrooke’s Lac des Nations, cycling, walking, eating lunch with friends, but [...]

Bishop’s Gaiters soccer coach reflects on transition from player to authority figure

Bishop’s Gaiters soccer coach reflects on transition from player to authority figure

Sarah-Kim Bergeron started her Bishop’s University varsity career when she joined the women’s soccer team back in 2016 after transferring [...]

MCITY SOLO BACK LIKE HE NEVER LEFT

MCITY SOLO BACK LIKE HE NEVER LEFT

His album shows his creative sounds. His single “Slow Wine” is contagious [...]

Novartis ‘Ride for Life’ goes virtual to raise funds for cancer research

Novartis ‘Ride for Life’ goes virtual to raise funds for cancer research

Novartis pharma employees bike for cancer research [...]

LPD Blue - Police and public security briefs from Laval

LPD Blue - Police and public security briefs from Laval

Police briefs from Laval [...]

Archeological dig in Sainte-Rose turns up ancient artefacts

Archeological dig in Sainte-Rose turns up ancient artefacts

archelogical excavation in Laval's historic Ste Rose district [...]

Politics run deeply in Liberal Gov’t House Leader Pablo Rodriguez

Politics run deeply in Liberal Gov’t House Leader Pablo Rodriguez

Liberal Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez goes one-on-one with Newsfirst [...]

Nearly $2.5 million in federal aid announced for tech development

Nearly $2.5 million in federal aid announced for tech development

Federal subsidies from Ministry Economic Development for Laval C of C et al [...]

Canada and Quebec invest $9.2 million in Laval’s water infrastructure

Canada and Quebec invest $9.2 million in Laval’s water infrastructure

Ottawa and Quebec give subsidies to Laval for water infrastructure [...]

Deloitte moving to Espace Montmorency by early 2023

Deloitte moving to Espace Montmorency by early 2023

Deloitte moving to big downtown Laval hi-rise campus project [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

summary of recent laval executive committee decisions [...]

Guy Ouellette hopes his new book blows the lid off UPAC

Guy Ouellette hopes his new book blows the lid off UPAC

Quebec MNA arrested by UPAC pens book on experiences [...]

Chomedey U18 AAA pays homage to ‘Black Lives Matter’

Chomedey U18 AAA pays homage to ‘Black Lives Matter’

Chomedey soccer team pays homage to Black Lives Matter [...]

David De Cotis readmitted to Action Laval caucus

David De Cotis readmitted to Action Laval caucus

Former exec-comm v.p. turned readmitted to opposition party after inquiry [...]

Opposition questions ‘transparency’ of Laval’s ‘Grande Bibliothèque’ project

Opposition questions ‘transparency’ of Laval’s ‘Grande Bibliothèque’ project

Early opposition rumblings over Laval's Big Library project. [...]

Air Creebec flies again

Air Creebec flies again

Air Creebec flies again...while schools reopen, and specialists return to Eeyou Istchee [...]

Viral inspirations

Viral inspirations

Artist’s flowery beadwork turns pandemic masks into art [...]

House rules

House rules

Newly elected Chisasibi Chief Daisy House opens up to the Nation [...]

Keeping kids safe

Keeping kids safe

Cree School Board updates school opening plans [...]

Phased, Trained and Informed

Phased, Trained and Informed

Eeyou Istchee moves into Phase 4 of deconfinement [...]

Environmental diplomacy

Environmental diplomacy

Crees take lead on northern conservation efforts [...]

Stronger together

Stronger together

Cree leaders gather from a distance at the 2020 AGA [...]

Talk-Sick communications

Talk-Sick communications

CISSS wants to improve English-language health service in Abitibi-Témiscamingue [...]

Life lessons

Life lessons

Youth learn traditional skills and to overcome challenges while paddling for weeks [...]

WE WANT TO BELONG

WE WANT TO BELONG

RALLIES ACROSS CANADA DEMANDING FOR REGULARIZATION OF STATUS [...]

Sherbrooke resident starts petition to improve  bar security

Sherbrooke resident starts petition to improve bar security

Ariane Mailhot, daughter of Joël Mailhot, the man who lost his life on Aug. 17 after he was fatally assaulted [...]

Canada Day Celebration in Jean-Talon Park

Canada Day Celebration in Jean-Talon Park

A Celebration for Canada and the Bangladeshi Community hit hard by the effects of Covid-19, but a celebration just the [...]

Celebrating the Bangladeshi / Canadian community at two separate events

Celebrating the Bangladeshi / Canadian community at two separate events

Two separate prominent groups celebrated patriotism to the Bangladeshi community and to Canada this past Sunday, and turnouts paled in [...]

Real Estate in Park Extension during Covid-19—a surprising look

Real Estate in Park Extension during Covid-19—a surprising look

Real estate in the community and the reasons why it stands as it does. [...]

Raising awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day

Raising awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day

Flags will be flown at half-mast today as the city of Sherbrooke, the Service de Sherbrooke Police (SPS), and JEVI [...]

Roberge rules out new school closures

Roberge rules out new school closures

With the number of COVID-19 cases in schools on the rise, Quebec's Education Minister says he will do everything he [...]

Canada to invest $221-million in first ever Black Entrepreneurship Program

Canada to invest $221-million in first ever Black Entrepreneurship Program

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of the Black Entrepreneurship Program, backed by an investment of nearly $221-million. [...]

New toonie commemorates Indigenous artist Bill Reid

New toonie commemorates Indigenous artist Bill Reid

A new toonie commemorates Canadian artist Bill Reid, a half Haida artist whose Xhuwaji, Haida Grizzly Bear painting appears on [...]

Residential schools in Canada deemed a National Historic Event

Residential schools in Canada deemed a National Historic Event

The government of Canada hasnadded residential schools for Indigenous children to a list of 491 other National Historic Events. [...]

COACH RAY CAN PUT YOUR YOUNG, ASPIRING ATHLETE ON A PATH TO COLLEGE AND PROBABLY PRO FOOTBALL

COACH RAY CAN PUT YOUR YOUNG, ASPIRING ATHLETE ON A PATH TO COLLEGE AND PROBABLY PRO FOOTBALL

As fitness centres and gyms remain closed due restrictions brought on by the pandemic, program directors are forced to come [...]

City study: Changes to tramway project boost user forecast

City study: Changes to tramway project boost user forecast

Major changes to Quebec City's tramway plan have actually boosted ridership projections. [...]

FEQ taking baby steps back from COVID-19 freeze

FEQ taking baby steps back from COVID-19 freeze

Quebec's big summer music festival is getting back in business with a series of covid-safe concerts. [...]

O’Toole has a good story, but will voters find him cool?

O’Toole has a good story, but will voters find him cool?

New Tory leader Erin O'Toole begins a new chapter in the party's history. [...]

New YMCA set to open in Saint-Roch

New YMCA set to open in Saint-Roch

After a long absence, Quebec City now has a brand new YMCA building in the Saint Roch district. [...]

Quebec’s pride, the Cirque du Soleil, falls into ‘foreign’ hands

Quebec’s pride, the Cirque du Soleil, falls into ‘foreign’ hands

Quebec no longer has a stake in the world famous Cirque du Soleil. [...]

St. Charles River runs dry to flush toxins

St. Charles River runs dry to flush toxins

The level of the St. Charles River in Quebec City is being "flushed" by tides to reduce toxins in the [...]

CQSB prepared for back-to-school mask rules

CQSB prepared for back-to-school mask rules

The Central Quebec School Board is preparing to comply with new rules for containing the COVID-19 virus once classes begin. [...]

Kamala Harris’ Quebec stint a lesson in political change

Kamala Harris’ Quebec stint a lesson in political change

Quebec was in the midst of political change when Kamala Harris spent her teenage years in Montreal. [...]

Modern methods mean mine waste not going to waste

Modern methods mean mine waste not going to waste

Modern technology means mine waste can be remined. An example is the tailings in the Asbestos region. [...]

Local author rolls out his first novella demystifying the Townships

Local author rolls out his first novella demystifying the Townships

Roughly one year ago, Josh Quirion set out on a mission to explore the dichotomy between regional life and urban [...]

DESTA BX FOCUSES ON BLACK EMPOWERMENT

DESTA BX FOCUSES ON BLACK EMPOWERMENT

Panel discussion at the Phi Centre on September 12 [...]

Fewer participants for the 7th edition of the TDLG

Fewer participants for the 7th edition of the TDLG

There will be a 7th edition of the Traversée de la Gaspésie (TDLG) on foot, from September 19 to 26 [...]

Disagreement between  the Mayor of Gaspé and Pascan So far, no follow-up regarding gas prices

Disagreement between the Mayor of Gaspé and Pascan So far, no follow-up regarding gas prices

The mayor of Gaspé is not surprised by Pascan’s recent comment, saying that an agency or a cooperative doesn’t take [...]

LM Wind Power: the union accepts the employer's offer

LM Wind Power: the union accepts the employer's offer

The third time is a charm. Of the 375 CSN unionized employees of LM Wind Power in Gaspé, 70% accepted [...]

Gaspé holds in-person council meeting

Gaspé holds in-person council meeting

On August 24, elected officials in Gaspé held their first in-person municipal council meeting at the town hall since the [...]

Orléans Express is busy

Orléans Express is busy

Orléans express is pleased with the number of passengers travelling on their coaches since the return of their service in [...]

Jean-Pierre Pigeon rallies behind Erin O’Toole

Jean-Pierre Pigeon rallies behind Erin O’Toole

Jean-Pierre Pigeon, the President of the Conservative Association of the Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands believes that the Conservative Party [...]

Government of Quebec supports 27 projects

Government of Quebec supports 27 projects

Twenty-seven projects in the Gaspé region are receiving $1.4 million from Quebec Fonds d’appui au rayonnement des région (FARR). [...]

Forest fire ravages 22 hectares

Forest fire ravages 22 hectares

A fire in the Réserve faunique des Chic-Chocs, northwest of Murdochville has, so far, ravaged 22 hectares of forest. [...]

The Rhapsodes choir return to the stage in October

The Rhapsodes choir return to the stage in October

After six months of COVID-19 restrictions, Les Rhapsodes return to the stage to give live performances. [...]

Terrasses Bowen open despite construction

Terrasses Bowen open despite construction

Terrasses Bowen opened last week after months of delay brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, but construction on the building [...]

Information Update - Certain hand sanitizers recalled because they may pose health risks

Information Update - Certain hand sanitizers recalled because they may pose health risks

CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians that the following hand sanitizers are being recalled because they may pose health [...]

Advisory - Hand Sanitizers and Children's Safety: What you need to know

Advisory - Hand Sanitizers and Children's Safety: What you need to know

Health Canada is warning Canadians, particularly parents and guardians, about the risks of accidental ingestion among children from hand sanitizers [...]

More than $1.5M to help parents of students with disabilities balance family and work

More than $1.5M to help parents of students with disabilities balance family and work

The Government of Quebec grants funding for supervision services of high school disabled students. [...]

Nouveau modèle de gouvernance scolaire au Québec

Nouveau modèle de gouvernance scolaire au Québec

L'appel de candidatures est lancé pour former les conseils d'administration des nouveaux centres de services scolaires francophones. [...]

Hasidic community court victory against Boisbriand-The city reacts

Hasidic community court victory against Boisbriand-The city reacts

The Hasidic Jewish community Kiryas Tosh of Boisbriand has won a victory in court against the City. The dispute concerned [...]

Youth In The South Shore Stand To benefit From A New Community Initiative

Youth In The South Shore Stand To benefit From A New Community Initiative

The SSYO extends a hand to the young [...]

Hockey players, organizations reflect on cancelled Quebec Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament

Hockey players, organizations reflect on cancelled Quebec Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament

Xavier Parent participated in the Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament three times as a young hockey player. The news of [...]

Rentrée de la 1re secondaire de Grande-Rivière à l’École des Tournesols

Rentrée de la 1re secondaire de Grande-Rivière à l’École des Tournesols

Les élèves de secondaire 1 de Grande-Rivière sont relogés pour un an dans une école primaire d'Aylmer en raison d'un [...]

Montreal announces three new sites to house the homeless

Montreal announces three new sites to house the homeless

To replace the temporary shelters set up during COVID-19 lockdown, there are three new accommodation sites for the homeless in [...]

Criticism mounts over Quebec’s new policy on police street checks

Criticism mounts over Quebec’s new policy on police street checks

29 Quebec community groups and leaders are calling for the amended policy on police street checks to be revised to [...]

$82.5-million for Indigenous mental health support during COVID-19

$82.5-million for Indigenous mental health support during COVID-19

The federal government is investing $82.5-million in urgent mental health support for Indigenous communities across Canada. [...]

A minute of silence for Kahnawake Grand Chief Joe Norton in Montreal

A minute of silence for Kahnawake Grand Chief Joe Norton in Montreal

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante noted the city's moment of silence for Kahnawake Mohawk Nation Grand Chief Joe Norton on Aug [...]

Terry Fox Foundation transforms annual run into virtual event

Terry Fox Foundation transforms annual run into virtual event

Quebec’s continued pandemic protocols forced the Terry Fox Foundation to rethink its annual fundraising run in September, but rather than [...]

School sports governing body pushes fall decision back another two weeks

School sports governing body pushes fall decision back another two weeks

Universities and colleges will need to wait until September 14 to find out the fate of fall sports as the [...]

Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States

Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States

CNW/ - The outbreak investigation is ongoing as illnesses continue to be reported to the Public Health Agency of Canada. [...]

FUNDING FOR BLACK COMMUNITIES TO BUILD CAPACITY

FUNDING FOR BLACK COMMUNITIES TO BUILD CAPACITY

Black Canadians make up almost 4% of Canada’s population. Inclusivity is a major bastion of Canada’s democratic principles. In keeping [...]

City of Laval acquires a wooded lot in Sainte-Rose

City of Laval acquires a wooded lot in Sainte-Rose

laval acquires new land next to Mille Iles river [...]

Laval taking a new approach for annual blood donor clinic

Laval taking a new approach for annual blood donor clinic

Giving blood during COVID-19 pandemic [...]

Hot dogs were on the menu at Aglaia Revelakis’s summer BBQ event

Hot dogs were on the menu at Aglaia Revelakis’s summer BBQ event

Summer BBQ event for Chomedey city councillor [...]

Canadians worried about closure of local businesses, CFIB says

Canadians worried about closure of local businesses, CFIB says

CFIB reaction to federal COVID-19 measures [...]

STL overdue for an administrative overhaul, says David De Cotis

STL overdue for an administrative overhaul, says David De Cotis

Former laval transit head criticizes current management [...]

Government of Quebec suffers another legal defeat on Bill 40

Government of Quebec suffers another legal defeat on Bill 40

QESBA and others win another round in struggle against school board reform [...]

CAQ government shelves Bill 61, with plans to rewrite and replace it

CAQ government shelves Bill 61, with plans to rewrite and replace it

Chomedey MNA Ouellette opposes Quebec Bill 61 [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Laval executive-committee decisions recent [...]

Ongoing COVID-19 raises spectre of homelessness worsening

Ongoing COVID-19 raises spectre of homelessness worsening

Families, Children and Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen says Ottawa is prepared to provide additional help for the homeless should [...]

Revelakis motion for ‘non-partisan’ multicultural committee defeated

Revelakis motion for ‘non-partisan’ multicultural committee defeated

Laval councillor's motion for 2nd multiculture committee rejected [...]

Expos finish the regular season above .500 for the first time in seven years

Expos finish the regular season above .500 for the first time in seven years

The Sherbrooke Expos concluded the Ligue de Baseball Majeur du Québec (LBMQ) shortened season with a third place finish in [...]

Suspension of administration charges: Enter into a payment arrangement with Hydro-Québec by September 30

Suspension of administration charges: Enter into a payment arrangement with Hydro-Québec by September 30

CNW Telbec/ - Hydro-Québec customers have until September 30 to enter into a payment arrangement if they wish to continue [...]

Magog cancer march sheds light on little-known blood disease

Magog cancer march sheds light on little-known blood disease

When Mario Saucier was asked to be the spokesperson at the 2nd annual Magog Multiple Myeloma March, he was shocked [...]

Quebec Liberal Party leader ends tour around the Townships’ education sector

Quebec Liberal Party leader ends tour around the Townships’ education sector

Quebec Liberal Party leader Dominique Anglade concluded a short tour through the Eastern Townships Friday after meeting with representatives from [...]

Sherbrooke resident to use Mont-Orford in Everest Challenge

Sherbrooke resident to use Mont-Orford in Everest Challenge

Fernand Courchesne is attempting to climb Mount Everest in his own backyard for a challenge he gave himself more than [...]

Back to school: Of masks and kids

Back to school: Of masks and kids

School is restarting and the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board is gearing for its most unique and stressful back to [...]

What makes us human?

What makes us human?

Local artist works outside Musée Nationale des Beaux-Arts du Québec to entertain visitors waiting in line during COVID-19 restrictions [...]

Ressource Action Alimentation Parc Extension & PEYO join forces in serving the community—City Councilor, Mary Deros present & working in tandem

Ressource Action Alimentation Parc Extension & PEYO join forces in serving the community—City Councilor, Mary Deros present & working in tandem

Two very prominent and non-profit organizations worked in unison last Wednesday, August 19th, bringing school supplies to the children of [...]

Construction finally resumes on MIL University of Montréal campus—what this could mean for Park Extension businesses

Construction finally resumes on MIL University of Montréal campus—what this could mean for Park Extension businesses

As construction gets under way once again, we take a look at the progress of the site & how its [...]

Sherbrooke neighbourhood struck with COVID-19 outbreak

Sherbrooke neighbourhood struck with COVID-19 outbreak

The CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS is sending a mobile screening clinic to the Ascot neighbourhood in Sherbrooke on Thursday and Friday [...]

Student food aid program expanded to all schools in Quebec

Student food aid program expanded to all schools in Quebec

Quebec is expanding the food aid measure for vulnerable students to all schools starting this school year. [...]

Revised Student Entry Schedule due to mold

Revised Student Entry Schedule due to mold

Delayed entry for students in a Gatineau school after mold was discovered. [...]

Récupex recycled clothing containers vandalized

Récupex recycled clothing containers vandalized

Two recycling containers belonging to Récupex in Shebrooke were vandalized using a tool to pry open the doors and steal [...]

The long road home from Brazil

The long road home from Brazil

Suzanne Cordeau-Andrews and Gabriel Andreatto are in the middle of planning a small, intimate wedding in Magog, but there was [...]

Colors of COVID project to do the job the Quebec government won’t

Colors of COVID project to do the job the Quebec government won’t

One Montreal entrepreneur and three community organizations have launched Colors of COVID to collect race-based pandemic data. [...]

Stay on education reform upheld

The Quebec Court of Appeal refused to lift the stay on Bill 40 granted earlier this month to English school boards. [...]

Additional aid of $375M for postsecondary students

In order to help postsecondary students, the Minister of Higher Education announced an additional investment of $375M to improve the [...]

More than $120M for the construction and renovation of schools in the Outaouais region

This year, $3.7 billion is being invested by Quebec to upgrade the province’s school infrastructure, an investment provided for in [...]

Quebec invests $20 million to help students catch up

Quebec’s education minister has unveiled a series of measures to help students as they head back to class, including a [...]

Sherbrooke Phoenix forward signs contract with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

After lighting up the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) last season, Sherbrooke Phoenix leading scorer Félix Robert is heading [...]

What’s up in the North Shore?

What’s up in the North Shore?

As vacation, if you can call this period of our lives a vacation, comes to a close the cities of [...]

Back to school 2020

Back to school 2020

It is that time of the year again and our most beloved treasures are heading back to school. An online [...]

Sherbrooke theatre company explores the marginalization and trauma of military veterans

Sherbrooke theatre company explores the marginalization and trauma of military veterans

The Théâtre des Petites Lanternes (TPL) announced its newest project, Monarques, which aims to unite the arts with the military [...]

Opinion—In this climate of change sweeping through North America, will All Hollows Eve be canceled due to Covid-19?

Opinion—In this climate of change sweeping through North America, will All Hollows Eve be canceled due to Covid-19?

Taking a look at the possibility that little ghosts and goblins will be stuck at home to watch TV come [...]

SYSTEMIC RACISM CONTRIBUTES TO INEQUITIES IN MEDICAL SCHOOLS AND IN COMMUNITIES

SYSTEMIC RACISM CONTRIBUTES TO INEQUITIES IN MEDICAL SCHOOLS AND IN COMMUNITIES

Organizers of On-line petition calling on McGill to improve access for Black medical students want community support [...]

Champlain College residence buildings open to students

Lennoxville residents will start to notice a rise in student numbers in upcoming weeks as Champlain College recently reopened its [...]

Sherbrooke cyclists challenged to push their limits

Sherbrooke cyclists challenged to push their limits

Benoît Hallée has transformed his annual Défi Félix event to accommodate the current pandemic situation by challenging Sherbrooke residents to [...]

Imagine Van Gogh at the Centre des Congrès de Québec

Van Gogh art exhibit during COVID-19 [...]

Jonathan Marchand stages a sit-in in front of the National Assembly

Handicapped citizens demand alternatives to long-term care facilities. [...]

Sherbrooke officials remove temporary bike lanes

Sherbrooke’s municipal council concluded its temporary bike lanes pilot project in the eastern and western parts of the city. They [...]

OSQ returns to the stage at the Grand Théâtre

First concert by OSQ since COVID-19 [...]

CHSLD D'Youville in Sherbrooke experiences minor COVID-19 outbreak

CHSLD D'Youville in Sherbrooke experiences minor COVID-19 outbreak

One resident and one employee at the CHSLD D’Youville in Sherbrooke tested positive for COVID-19 this past weekend. In a [...]

Bladesmithing finds a home in the Eastern Townships

Bladesmithing finds a home in the Eastern Townships

Bladesmithing might not seem like a profession that fits the mold in 2020, but for some people in the Eastern [...]

City Councilwoman Mary Deros Urges Vigilance In These Trying Times

City Councilwoman Mary Deros Urges Vigilance In These Trying Times

... vigilance is to be practiced when receiving phone calls, emails and through contact on social media … especially when [...]

National Council of Canadian Muslims wants action on Quebec hate crime

National Council of Canadian Muslims wants action on Quebec hate crime

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) wants charges laid following an alleged anti-Muslim hate crime in Outaouais, Quebec. [...]

A LOVE LETTER TO CONGO

A LOVE LETTER TO CONGO

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Quebec launches offensive to prevent school dropout

Quebec launches offensive to prevent school dropout

A mobilization campaign will be launched on August 17 in all regions of Quebec to motivate young people to return [...]

Quebec creates reserve of 30,000 computer devices for students

Quebec Education Minister announced the government is creating a reserve of computer equipment for students as they return to school. [...]

Major win on Bill 40 for advocates of elected English school boards

A Quebec Superior Court judge has granted a stay in the application of Bill 40 to English language school boards. [...]

Quebec update on school reopening plan

Quebec Education Minister Jean-François Roberge unveiled an updated back-to-school plan on Monday. [...]

Crude language and imagery painted onto Sainte-Bibiane Church

Two weeks ago the Sainte-Bibiane Church in Richmond was defaced with highly offensive language and Nazi symbols resulting in nearly [...]

Quarantine plans set for international students at Stanstead College

With half of its students coming from outside of Canada, Stanstead College is imposing a mandatory 14-day quarantine period per [...]

Fière la fête marches on with virtual activities

Sherbrooke’s Fière la fête pride festival is adopting a new look this year as organizers nixed the traditional parade model [...]

Never Was Average and the art of change

Never Was Average and the art of change

Hanna Che and Harry Julmice, founders of Montreal organization Never Was Average, on curating the Black Lives Matter street mural [...]

Montreal electronic folklore label Cosmovision Records thinks globally

Montreal electronic folklore label Cosmovision Records thinks globally

Cosmovision Records rep Felipe Nadeau told us about the challenges faced by an immigrant- and minority-run electronic folklore label in [...]

$305-million more for the Indigenous Community Support Fund

$305-million more for the Indigenous Community Support Fund

The government of Canada is almost doubling its financial commitment to the Indigenous Community Support Fund for First Nations, Inuit [...]

Rockers take the High Ground

Rockers take the High Ground

First drive-in concert brings live music to Chisasibi [...]

Masks on for Eeyou Istchee

Masks on for Eeyou Istchee

Crees adopt provincial indoor mask requirement as cases increase nearby [...]

Back-to-school puzzle

Back-to-school puzzle

Schools prepare for both in-person and online learning [...]

Viral misinformation

Viral misinformation

Friendship centres association confronts Covid myths through comedy [...]

LPD Blue

LPD Blue

Recent Laval Police criminal incident news items. [...]

Sainte-Dorothée Community Centre certified LEED Gold

Sainte-Dorothée Community Centre certified LEED Gold

Another City of Laval building certified LEED. [...]

James Bay painter/artist’s works showcased in Fabreville

James Bay painter/artist’s works showcased in Fabreville

James Bay artist establishes connection in Laval [...]

Laval C of C forum contemplates the post-COVID-19 economy

Laval C of C forum contemplates the post-COVID-19 economy

Quebec finance minister delivers a post-COVID-19 economic diagnostic to Laval C of C [...]

Most residents oppose Île Gagnon redevelopment, says survey

Ongoing tension between city and residents about island development [...]

Laval well-positioned against COVID-19, says economic report

Laval well-positioned against COVID-19, says economic report

City of Laval optimistic about its COVID-19 economy [...]

Federal Liberal MP Rodriguez hears COVID-19 concerns in Laval

Federal Liberal MP Rodriguez hears COVID-19 concerns in Laval

Federal Liberal lieutenant for Quebec Pablo Rodriguez visits Laval [...]

Canada well-positioned to continue COVID-19 recovery support, says Mélanie Joly

Canada well-positioned to continue COVID-19 recovery support, says Mélanie Joly

Wide ranging interview with federal Economic Development Minister Mélanie Joly. [...]

New overpass to fix deadly problem at busy A-15/A-440 interchange

New overpass to fix deadly problem at busy A-15/A-440 interchange

New overpass to solve deadly Laval autoroute traffic hazard [...]

Laval City-Watch

Laval City-Watch

Recent decisions of the City of Laval's executive-committee. [...]

Petition opposes COVID-19 measures in CAQ government’s Bill 61

Petition opposes COVID-19 measures in CAQ government’s Bill 61

Chomedey MNA Guy sponsors petition opposing Bill 61 [...]

Laval MPs react to devastating explosion in Port of Beirut

Laval MPs react to devastating explosion in Port of Beirut

Laval MPs react to explosion in Port of Beirut Lebanon [...]

Quebec sets new rules for COVID-19 back-to-school

Quebec sets new rules for COVID-19 back-to-school

Quebec sets new rules for COVID-19 and back-to-school [...]

Motta Butcher Shop—a giant in the industry unaffected by the pandemic

Motta Butcher Shop—a giant in the industry unaffected by the pandemic

Motta stands tall as it continues to strive through an era in which so many others faltered. [...]

What these 3 Park Ex restaurants are doing to better serve the community

What these 3 Park Ex restaurants are doing to better serve the community

Perhaps no other industry was hit like the food industry when Covid-19 spread its wings, reaching out from Asia and [...]

Opinion—Why are we still trusting Social Media for our daily news?

Opinion—Why are we still trusting Social Media for our daily news?

Especially in times like these, the right news source is one of the most important things to find. [...]

Staying fit in Park Ex during and in the aftermath of Covid-19

Staying fit in Park Ex during and in the aftermath of Covid-19

A look at some of the gyms in the area and professional tips for exercising amidst the calamity that is [...]

How the Native Women’s Shelter beat COVID-19 on their own terms

How the Native Women’s Shelter beat COVID-19 on their own terms

Native Women's Shelter of Montreal executive director Nakuset told us about her organization's struggle with the pandemic and public health. [...]

Masks play larger role in Quebec’s ­return-to-school plan

Masks play larger role in Quebec’s ­return-to-school plan

The provincial government ditched its previously stated plan to institute a six-person bubble policy in classrooms across the province, instead [...]

Activity-starved families turn to cycling for physical fitness

Activity-starved families turn to cycling for physical fitness

With many sports postponed up until a couple of weeks ago, Quebecers were forced to find ways to entertain themselves [...]

$24.6-million for organizations supporting Indigenous communities in cities

$24.6-million for organizations supporting Indigenous communities in cities

The COVID-19 relief funding has been allocated to three national organizations that support Indigenous communities in cities across Canada. [...]

Fierté Montreal 2020: You can't postpone Pride

Fierté Montreal 2020: You can't postpone Pride

Fierté Montreal Pride has reimagined itself for 2020 with online conferences, streaming music and festive activities happening between Aug. 10 and 16. [...]

The Montreal First Peoples Festival 2020 is underway

The Montreal First Peoples Festival 2020 is underway

The Montreal First Peoples Festival (aka Présence Autochtone) features film screenings, streaming concerts, street performances, a journal launch and more [...]

Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Today is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Justin Trudeau, Harjit Sajjan and Valérie Plante commented on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples [...]

Update - Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States

Update - Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to red onions imported from the United States

Do not eat, use, sell or serve any red, white, yellow, and sweet yellow onions from Thomson International Inc. of [...]

Two Mountains council meeting August 6th 2020

Two Mountains council meeting August 6th 2020

The town of Two Mountains held its monthly council meeting on Thursday the 6th of August. Under the leadership of [...]

IDRF launches Emergency Aid Campaign to help victims of Beirut explosion

IDRF launches Emergency Aid Campaign to help victims of Beirut explosion

Toronto—The terrible explosion that rocked the port of Beirut this past August 4th left many injured and many dead. The [...]

Blainville councilor withdraws temporarily

Blainville councilor withdraws temporarily

Faced with the apparent conflict of interest allegations raised by a Montreal daily, Blainville councilor Marie-Claude Collin, decided to withdraw [...]

That damned weed! City of Lorraine says: Uproot-it!

That damned weed! City of Lorraine says: Uproot-it!

It happens every August! This annoying damned weed releasing its pollen affecting so many people. Allergy sufferers have to wait [...]

Lennoxville resident describes moving during a pandemic

Lennoxville resident describes moving during a pandemic

When Helen Nobes moved into her Lennoxville home nine years ago, she thought it would be her final relocation, but [...]

A vaccine for Covid-19 on the horizon, promise Pfizer and BioNTech

A vaccine for Covid-19 on the horizon, promise Pfizer and BioNTech

Kirkland, Quebec—Known as the BNT162 mRNA- Based Vaccine, it should be supplied as early as 2021 state the two companies [...]

Park Extension expected to see surge in business when school starts up again come the fall

Park Extension expected to see surge in business when school starts up again come the fall

With the Université de Montréal campus, the Vanier College Continuing Education campus and the plethora of schools in the area [...]

Astor Candles - lighting the way through disaster

Astor Candles - lighting the way through disaster

Astor has been around for 40 years – join us as we take a look back through the years & [...]

TONIGHT: A candlelight vigil for Lebanon in Montreal

TONIGHT: A candlelight vigil for Lebanon in Montreal

Valérie Plante announced that there will be a candlelight vigil in Montreal to commemorate the victims of yesterday's explosion in [...]

Local health authority partners with paramedics co-op to increase coronavirus testing

Local health authority partners with paramedics co-op to increase coronavirus testing

The CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS recently entered into a partnership with the Coopérative de travailleurs d’ambulance de l’Estrie (CTAE) – a [...]

North Hatley begins construction  on the Main Street Bridge

North Hatley begins construction on the Main Street Bridge

North Hatley residents woke up yesterday morning to the sight of orange cones blocking access to the Main Street Bridge [...]

Phoenix sophomore wants to inspire ­future Indigenous hockey ­players

Phoenix sophomore wants to inspire ­future Indigenous hockey ­players

Israel Mianscum was left speechless last week when he watched Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ethan Bear sporting a name bar in [...]

Appointment Now Required For CIUSSS West-Central Montréal Test Centers

Appointment Now Required For CIUSSS West-Central Montréal Test Centers

CIUSSS West-Central Montréal is changing its standards of operation starting August 10th. As it turns out, people must now phone [...]

Wales Home staff helps residents adapt to new reality

Staff at the Wales Home assisted living and long-term care facility in Richmond, Quebec are staying vigilant, even with the [...]

Hantavirus: a mouse’s rare dangerous gift

Hantavirus: a mouse’s rare dangerous gift

This article is not a fear mongering piece! Personally, I despise it when media overdo it to gain a few [...]

WATCH: Black Lives Matter music video by Montreal hip hop artist Hoshea

WATCH: Black Lives Matter music video by Montreal hip hop artist Hoshea

"Raise Our Hands" by Montreal hip hop artist Hoshea, part of local label S.B.O. Records, was inspired by the Black [...]

A recipe for disaster

A recipe for disaster

There has been a very big campaign in North America to inform and sensitize parent drivers to the dangers of [...]

Cellphones, speakerphones and carwashes

Cellphones, speakerphones and carwashes

A driver who uses the "speaker" function to talk on the phone, without holding it in hand or handling it [...]

North Shore Cities campaign for local businesses

North Shore Cities campaign for local businesses

It was in the minds of everyone as soon as the pandemic isolation started. How would local businesses survive In [...]

Tackling the trash

Tackling the trash

Petition demands an end to Whapmagoostui dump site’s toxic fumes [...]

Breaking through bureaucracy

Breaking through bureaucracy

Day school survivors now able to have individual legal representation in class action settlement [...]

Film faux pas

Film faux pas

Montreal-based artist Daybi quits video project over the use of the word ‘sauvage’ [...]

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