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FILIA Association for Seniors holds second annual Walk A Thon in Laval

FILIA Association for Seniors holds second annual Walk A Thon in Laval

association for chomedey Greek seniors holds annual walk event [...]

Who’s taking sides? ‘Conservatives are dangerous,’ Canadian Labour Congress says

Who’s taking sides? ‘Conservatives are dangerous,’ Canadian Labour Congress says

canadian labour congress take on federal election [...]

Laval Regional Seniors Table to mark International Day of Older Persons

Laval Regional Seniors Table to mark International Day of Older Persons

Laval seniors table to make Int'l Day of Older Persons [...]

Bill 96 will set off a constitutional crisis, language rights lawyer tells QCGN

Bill 96 will set off a constitutional crisis, language rights lawyer tells QCGN

rights lawyer speaks out on Bill 96 during QCGN hearing [...]

Laval wants Ottawa to take decisive action against gun violence

Laval wants Ottawa to take decisive action against gun violence

Laval joins other Quebec cities asking Ottawa for help re: guns [...]

Laval restaurants/bars join growing ‘safe bar’ network

Laval restaurants/bars join growing ‘safe bar’ network

Britain's Ask for Angela sex assault program comes to Quebec [...]

Chomedey landlord wins $29,500 judgment against ‘tenant from hell’

Chomedey landlord wins $29,500 judgment against ‘tenant from hell’

Laval chomedey landlord's nightmare tenant [...]

Trevor Williams’ long and glorious history on and off the court

Trevor Williams’ long and glorious history on and off the court

Former basketball star, Trevor Williams is proud of many things. One of them is his Trevor Williams Kids Foundation, where [...]

Grande-Vallée is recovering from a major flood

Grande-Vallée is recovering from a major flood

Grande-Vallée authorities declared a state of emergency late in the morning of September 4. [...]

Federal election: Mayors of Gaspé and New Richmond want to see certain issues addressed

Federal election: Mayors of Gaspé and New Richmond want to see certain issues addressed

Investments in infrastructure and incentives for residential construction should be election priorities according to the mayors of Gaspé and New [...]

Campaign summary for the Gaspésie-Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine riding

Campaign summary for the Gaspésie-Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine riding

Six candidates compete in the September 20 electoral campaign in Gaspésie- -Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine riding. [...]

50% of the housing shortage in Gaspé will be alleviated by upcoming apartment project

50% of the housing shortage in Gaspé will be alleviated by upcoming apartment project

No less than $25 million will be invested by Logements CVP to build four apartment buildings for a total of [...]

No running water, no electricity: Kitcisakik struggles to be heard in this election (Part 2)

No running water, no electricity: Kitcisakik struggles to be heard in this election (Part 2)

In a campaign about nothing, the issues in this Northern Quebec community are a little different [...]

No running water, no electricity: Kitcisakik struggles to be heard in this election (Part 1)

No running water, no electricity: Kitcisakik struggles to be heard in this election (Part 1)

In a campaign about nothing, the issues in this Northern Quebec community are a little different [...]

Citizen scientist duo tag Monarchs

Citizen scientist duo tag Monarchs

Celine Perrier has been working with Monarchs for over a decade with Monarch Watch, a group based at the University [...]

WQSB enrollment numbers up

WQSB enrollment numbers up

Western Quebec schools saw a five per cent increase in enrollment this year, as students returned to in-person classes, and [...]

No back-up

No back-up

Wakefield Hospital nursing staff stretched thin, overnight shifts left unstaffed [...]

Alleyn et Cawood: Small town, big dreams

Alleyn et Cawood: Small town, big dreams

A profile of the small community of Alleyn et Cawood in the lead up to this year's municipal elections [...]

Suicide prevention intiative announced in the Pontiac

Suicide prevention intiative announced in the Pontiac

Local health organization announces participation in a nationwide suicide prevention program [...]

MRC Pontiac releases petition proposing changes to Bill 96

MRC Pontiac releases petition proposing changes to Bill 96

A petition seeking amendments to Bill 96 has been released by MRC Pontiac Warden Jane Toller [...]

Conservation groups form coalition to protect Monteregian Hills

Conservation groups form coalition to protect Monteregian Hills

Nine conservation groups gathered in Rougemont Tuesday to announce the creation of a coalition, which aims to protect biodiversity in [...]

Two confirmed with COVID at the fair

Two confirmed with COVID at the fair

Two confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Shawville Fair held during the labour day long weekend [...]

Magog breaks ground on new ‘maison des aînés’

Magog breaks ground on new ‘maison des aînés’

The CIUSSS de l’Estrie - CHUS, the Eastern Townships’ regional health authority, broke ground on the first of the new [...]

Lack of mandatory vaccination on university and CEGEP campuses in Quebec raises concern among students and teachers

Lack of mandatory vaccination on university and CEGEP campuses in Quebec raises concern among students and teachers

Students and teachers are concerned with the lack of mandatory vaccination in Quebec CEGEPs and Universities Photo: Students protesting on [...]

Minister of education announces updates for return to school

Minister of education announces updates for return to school

Quebec's Minister of Education announced an update to the back to school plan on August 11th, 2021 [...]

Growing up LGBTQ+ in the Valley can mean a complex search for community

Growing up LGBTQ+ in the Valley can mean a complex search for community

The towns and villages that make up the Valley have created this sense of belonging for many; however, not all [...]

Finding family in the queer community

Finding family in the queer community

Clayton Nussey, a Valley native, grew up in this community and has since moved to Montreal as an openly gay [...]

English group plans competing Bill 96 hearings

English group plans competing Bill 96 hearings

A Quebec English community network feels their community is being left out of the Quebec National Assembly’s hearings on a [...]

Decoding vaccination ‘passports’

Decoding vaccination ‘passports’

No, the “vaccine passport” isn’t a booklet like some people had as a child to show they’ve had the required [...]

‘Time to hear our truths’

‘Time to hear our truths’

Elder Claudette Commanda remembers intensely the abuse and ridicule she suffered while attending Congo Bridge Indian Day School in Kitigan [...]

CISSSO recommends boosters for vulnerable population

CISSSO recommends boosters for vulnerable population

COVID-19 update for the Pontiac [...]

Two shootings in 12 hours in Montreal

Two shootings in 12 hours in Montreal

Montreal police (SPVM) are investigating a shooting which occured in Pierrefonds-Roxboro at approximately 1:20 a.m. Thursday. [...]

CTV claims leaked memo confirms nurse was symptomatic while working at LGH

CTV claims leaked memo confirms nurse was symptomatic while working at LGH

CTV claims that a memo it obtained reveals that the Lakeshore General Hospital is dealing with fallout after an unvaccinated [...]

AMBER ALERT: Two year old toddler abducted

AMBER ALERT: Two year old toddler abducted

The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) launched an Amber Alert to find 2 year old, Jake Côté. [...]

Quebec's HRC says state must show cause for mandatory vax

Quebec's HRC says state must show cause for mandatory vax

“To force people to get vaccinated, the government must produce reasons, justifications.” the Quebec Human Rights Commission declared on Friday. [...]

Anglade clear on English concerns but vague on how to address them

Anglade clear on English concerns but vague on how to address them

Quebec Liberal Party Leader Dominique Anglade told The Record Tuesday afternoon that she considers respect for access to services in [...]

Community event for indigenous children organized by 13-year-old

Community event for indigenous children organized by 13-year-old

A thirteen-year-old boy named Nicholas organized an event which he titled “Kids For Every Child Matters” at Edgewater park in [...]

Two men arrested in drug related home invasion in DDO

Two men arrested in drug related home invasion in DDO

Police arrested two men following a drug-related argument in a Dollard-des-Ormeaux home on Saturday. [...]

Medical staff and supporters demonstate against vaccine passports

Medical staff and supporters demonstate against vaccine passports

A group of physicians, medical staff, caregivers and supportive citizens who named themselves “Professionals United,” demonstrated under the banner of [...]

DDO police operation leads to evacuation of residents

DDO police operation leads to evacuation of residents

A police operation is underway at the corner of Herron Street and Shakespeare Street in Dollard-des-Ormeaux. [...]

LGH patient symptomatic after unvaxxed nurse tests positive

LGH patient symptomatic after unvaxxed nurse tests positive

The CIUSSS de l'Ouest de l'Île-de-Montréal confirmed that it is investigating the link between an unvaccinated emergency room nurse at [...]

Montreal Police used chemicals five times more in 2021 than in 2020

Montreal Police used chemicals five times more in 2021 than in 2020

"This is a shocking number," Marvin Rotrand, Ensemble Montreal opposition city councillor said concerning the Montreal police (SPVM) spike in [...]

Two injured in Lasalle stabbing

Two injured in Lasalle stabbing

Two people were transported to the hospital following a police intervention of an altercation involving a knife that erupted from [...]

Judith Kelley acclaimed as Chair of LBPSB

Judith Kelley acclaimed as Chair of LBPSB

Judith Kelley has been acclaimed to the position of Chairperson of the Lester B. Pearson School Board’s Council of Commissioners [...]

Women of Hope benefits from Ile-Bizard car show

Women of Hope benefits from Ile-Bizard car show

A muscle car show took place in the IGA parking lot located on the corner of Chevremont and Jacques-Bizard Boulevards [...]

Tony Di Gennaro commemorated by West Island Karate

Tony Di Gennaro commemorated by West Island Karate

An annual commeration ceremony took place on Saturday morning at Di Gennaro park in Kirkland for Tony Di Gennaro, the [...]

Pointe-Claire village celebrates local merchants

Pointe-Claire village celebrates local merchants

Pointe-Claire village sprang to life on Saturday as the city and it's merchants hosted a village wide street fair. [...]

18-year sentence for man who "purchased" a child as sex slave

18-year sentence for man who "purchased" a child as sex slave

Sylvain Villemaire has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted last winter of sexual exploitation, human trafficking [...]

Publication ban on Kirkland kidnapping of girl

Publication ban on Kirkland kidnapping of girl

A publication ban has been placed on all evidence presented in court regarding the 16-year old girl that was allegedly [...]

West Islanders adopt Iranian world champion refugee wrestler

West Islanders adopt Iranian world champion refugee wrestler

Worlclass wrestling champion, Seyed Mostafa Salehizadeh came to Montreal in 2019 to train at TriStar gym. [...]

Public Event test project is cancelled

Public Event test project is cancelled

Faced with the fourth wave and the rapidly changing Covid-19 situation, the Minister of Tourism, Caroline Proulx announced that the [...]

WIM levels the playing field with BTS project

WIM levels the playing field with BTS project

Over 250 children will recieve brand new backpacks and school supplies again this fall thanks to the West Island Mission's [...]

This Date In History – Discovering the 1019 connection  Sept. 1: From Confederation to Ste. Marthe – an Irish link

This Date In History – Discovering the 1019 connection Sept. 1: From Confederation to Ste. Marthe – an Irish link

This Date In History – Discovering the 1019 connection Sept. 1: On this date in 1864 the Charlottetown Conference opened [...]

Quebec to study ways to improve Highway 20 corridor in Vaudreuil, Île Perrot

Quebec to study ways to improve Highway 20 corridor in Vaudreuil, Île Perrot

The Quebec government on Monday announced it will conduct a feasibility study to determine the best way to improve traffic [...]

Fire destroys shelter at border services agency in Rigaud

Fire destroys shelter at border services agency in Rigaud

Blaze guts building at sprawling Canada Border Services Agency College in Rigaud. [...]

Will Île Perrot end up with 1 or 2 commuter train stations?

Will Île Perrot end up with 1 or 2 commuter train stations?

The option of building a new commuter train stations on the island of Île Perrot – thereby reducing the number [...]

Emerald ash borer infestation forces Notre Dame de l'Île Perrot to chop down 40 trees

Emerald ash borer infestation forces Notre Dame de l'Île Perrot to chop down 40 trees

An infestation of emerald ash borers forced town officials in Notre Dame de l'Île Perrot to fell approximately 40 ash [...]

Live music, open-air bars, quiet lounging areas: Is this what municipal parks of the future hold?

Live music, open-air bars, quiet lounging areas: Is this what municipal parks of the future hold?

A new kind of public space is making its appearance in the region. In Vaudreuil-Dorion this summer, you may have [...]

Montrealers deliver for HAITI

Montrealers deliver for HAITI

On August 14, island struck by magnitude 7.2 earthquake More than 2,200 perish [...]

Seniors have a new home in the Pontiac

Seniors have a new home in the Pontiac

New long-term care home opened in Portage du Fort [...]

Elections 2021: They’re Off

Elections 2021: They’re Off

Elections 2021: They’re Off [...]

Community groups warn new regulation limits English voice in healthcare network

Community groups warn new regulation limits English voice in healthcare network

English-language advocacy groups in the province of Quebec are worried about changes that they say could dramatically impact the way [...]

Threat shuts Low office

Threat shuts Low office

A threatening voicemail directed at Low public works staff prompted the municipal hall to close on Aug. 27, and the [...]

Vax passports start now

Vax passports start now

Vax proof required at all non-essential businesses in Quebec. [...]

This tenant fought renoviction and won. Here’s how.

This tenant fought renoviction and won. Here’s how.

By Duncan McLachlan [...]

Elle Barbara posters defaced with anti-trans hate speech and threats

Elle Barbara posters defaced with anti-trans hate speech and threats

Posters on Mont-Royal Avenue for a forthcoming dance show by Elle Barbara and Danse-Cité were defaced with anti-trans hate speech [...]

Low Down Q&A: Environment, Bill C-32, vax mandate, health care, reconciliation

Low Down Q&A: Environment, Bill C-32, vax mandate, health care, reconciliation

The Low Down recently sent five questions to the election candidates concerning the most pressing issues affecting the Pontiac and [...]

COVID-19 update: The Outaouais enters the fourth wave

COVID-19 update: The Outaouais enters the fourth wave

COVID-19 update for the Pontiac [...]

Shaky start for vaccination passports

Shaky start for vaccination passports

Vaccination passports introduced in Quebec [...]

PPC candidate for the Pontiac stops in Campbell’s Bay

PPC candidate for the Pontiac stops in Campbell’s Bay

PPC candidate for the federal riding of Pontiac visits Campbell's Bay [...]

‘Who is intimidating who?’

‘Who is intimidating who?’

Flyers urging the National Capital Commission to settle its property tax dispute with the municipality of Chelsea popped up around [...]

Cautious optimism over return to school

Cautious optimism over return to school

Just a week before students return to class, the head of the Centrale des syndicats du Québec criticized the province’s [...]

Police, women’s shelter, team up to address domestic violence

Police, women’s shelter, team up to address domestic violence

In response to the increasing rates of domestic violence since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, the MRC des [...]

Healthcare workers call cuts to service “the only option left”

Healthcare workers call cuts to service “the only option left”

n the wake of a series of increasingly dire warnings from nursing staff across the Townships in recent weeks, including [...]

Lametti talks minority language rights  in Lennoxville

Lametti talks minority language rights in Lennoxville

David Lametti, Canada’s Justice Minister and Attorney General was in Lennoxville on Thursday alongside Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau [...]

Candidates spar over economy, climate change and democracy

Candidates spar over economy, climate change and democracy

Pontiac riding candidates in the federal election debate local issues [...]

COVID-19 update: New measures announced by Quebec government

COVID-19 update: New measures announced by Quebec government

COVID-19 numbers for the pontiac [...]

Border closure continues to separate families

Border closure continues to separate families

For those living in communities along the Canada-United States border, it’s not uncommon to have family and friends on the [...]

Birdwatchers flock to Dundee and the National Wildlife Area

Birdwatchers flock to Dundee and the National Wildlife Area

It’s no secret that some of the best birdwatching sites in Quebec can be found in the Valley. This summer [...]

Quebec changes school mask mandate in certain regions, brings back extracurricular activities

Quebec changes school mask mandate in certain regions, brings back extracurricular activities

uebec Provincial Association Of Teachers (QPAT) President Heidi Yetman’s wishes were answered in part on Tuesday afternoon, after Education Minister [...]

Sikh, Muslim and Hindu memorial vandalized: “A despicable act of hate”

Sikh, Muslim and Hindu memorial vandalized: “A despicable act of hate”

The Komagata Maru Memorial, acknowledging the denial of entry into Canada of 376 Sikh, Muslim and Hindu people, was vandalized [...]

CIPAD promises research to address inequities facing Blacks

CIPAD promises research to address inequities facing Blacks

The Canadian Institute for People of African Descent (CIPAD) positions itself as the first-ever institute dedicated to conducting research on [...]

Bibeau given backyard briefing on Bill 96 concerns

Bibeau given backyard briefing on Bill 96 concerns

On Saturday afternoon Brian and Erica Monty of Stanstead invited about a dozen people over to their backyard to share [...]

‘Prudent optimism’ marks return to classes at St. Lawrence

‘Prudent optimism’ marks return to classes at St. Lawrence

CEGEP St. Lawrence readies for normal return to classes. [...]

Capital battles: Liberals run union boss in Beauport-Limoilou

Capital battles: Liberals run union boss in Beauport-Limoilou

The Liberals are betting on union leader Ann Gingras to win Beauport-Limoilou from the Bloc. [...]

Angered by CAQ decrees, Burke to run again for board chair

Angered by CAQ decrees, Burke to run again for board chair

Stephen Burke has decided to run one last time for CQSB chairman. [...]

Will there be a surprise in store as Trudeau bets the House on Quebec seats?

Will there be a surprise in store as Trudeau bets the House on Quebec seats?

The Liberals are hoping to win seats in Quebec in the hopes of a majority. [...]

Daycare association applauds $6 billion boost from Ottawa

Daycare association applauds $6 billion boost from Ottawa

The federal government get Quebec a $6 billion boost mostly for daycare. [...]

Envol et Macadam music fest moves to municipal baseball stadium

Envol et Macadam music fest moves to municipal baseball stadium

Respecting covid measures makes Quebec City's baseball stadium an ideal site for an alt music festival. [...]

Adieu Whippet: Dare we say, that’s how the Quebec cookie crumbles

Adieu Whippet: Dare we say, that’s how the Quebec cookie crumbles

Real estate pressure has forced the closing of the factory making the popular Whippet cookie. [...]

Avoid emergencies by first consulting 811

Avoid emergencies by first consulting 811

Traffic remains high in the emergency rooms of hospitals in the Saint-Jérôme region, i.e. those located in. Eustache, Lachute, Saint-Jérôme [...]

Inauguration of the Larry-Bélisle baseball field at Clair Matin park

Inauguration of the Larry-Bélisle baseball field at Clair Matin park

The mayor of Saint-Eustache, Mr. Pierre Charron, as well as the municipal councillor of the Clair Matin district, Mr. Marc [...]

Montreal Holocaust Museum: Yellow stars at protests offensive, inaccurate, hurtful

Montreal Holocaust Museum: Yellow stars at protests offensive, inaccurate, hurtful

The Montreal Holocaust Museum released a statement after yellow stars of David were seen at recent protests here and around [...]

Young people of colour ‘belong in the political process’ in Montréal-Nord (part two)

Young people of colour ‘belong in the political process’ in Montréal-Nord (part two)

Problems of policing and poverty being confronted with both street protests and electoral politics [...]

Young people of colour ‘belong in the political process’ in Montréal-Nord (part one)

Young people of colour ‘belong in the political process’ in Montréal-Nord (part one)

Problems of policing and poverty being confronted with both street protests and electoral politics [...]

Quebec adopts vaccine passports

Quebec adopts vaccine passports

Quebec announces implementation of vaccine passports [...]

COVID-19 update: Cases continue to rise across Quebec

COVID-19 update: Cases continue to rise across Quebec

COVID update for the Pontiac [...]

MRC Pontiac announces funding

MRC Pontiac announces funding

MRC Pontiac announces funds for projects seeking to improve the quality of life for Pontiacers [...]

Party leaders react to antisemitic vandalism on Montreal campaign signs

Party leaders react to antisemitic vandalism on Montreal campaign signs

After swastikas were drawn on campaign posters for MPs Anthony Housefather and Rachel Bendayan, party leaders condemned antisemitic hate. [...]

West Island Blues Festival is back with pop up shows

West Island Blues Festival is back with pop up shows

The West Island Blues Festival will be back this year with two pop-up shows in Dollard-des-Ormeaux this comng weekend followed [...]

WIM levels the playing field with BTS project

WIM levels the playing field with BTS project

Over 250 children will recieve brand new backpacks and school supplies again this fall thanks to the West Island Mission's [...]

Ribfest take out version was a hit

Ribfest take out version was a hit

Ribfest succesfully returned to the West Island this past weekend. The pop up annual event at 13665 Pierrefonds Boulevard, is [...]

Lachine residential school survivor Ida Bratton speaks out

Lachine residential school survivor Ida Bratton speaks out

Lachine resident, Ida Bratton, 96, was taken away from her former home in Kanawake at the age of four to [...]

Demonstators hit the streets against vaccine passports

Demonstators hit the streets against vaccine passports

Thousands of demonstrators marched from 200 Rene-Levesque to Montreal’s entertainment district near Place des Arts on Saturday to denounce the [...]

West Islanders adopt Iranian world champion wrestler

West Islanders adopt Iranian world champion wrestler

Worlclass wrestling champion, Seyed Mostafa Salehizadeh came to Montreal in 2019 to train at TriStar gym. With very litte knowledge [...]

Civil Liberties Union calls for public consult on health measures

Civil Liberties Union calls for public consult on health measures

Quebec’s civil liberties union, la Ligue des Droits et Libertés (LDL), says that it is time to start questioning the [...]

Scarpallegia announces investment in Pointe-Claire hybrid tractor-trailer project

Scarpallegia announces investment in Pointe-Claire hybrid tractor-trailer project

Francis Scarpallegia, Member of Parliament for Lac-Saint-Louis, on behalf of Seamus O’Regan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, announced a $1.7-million [...]

Hudson residents fight for three hundred year-old oak tree

Hudson residents fight for three hundred year-old oak tree

An oak tree rooted in Hudson history since the 18th century may be threatened by a new development and has [...]

Karnak Shriners and Widows Sons tailgate fundraiser draws hundreds

Karnak Shriners and Widows Sons tailgate fundraiser draws hundreds

The Karnak Shriners and Widows Sons organized a summer tailgate fundraiser which took place at the Karnak temple on Sources [...]

No masks or distancing for post-secondary students this fall

No masks or distancing for post-secondary students this fall

Masks and social-distancing will no longer be required in classrooms for CEGEP and University students in Quebec as of September [...]

Two-time Stanley Cup champion to bring his trophy home in Beaconsfield

Two-time Stanley Cup champion to bring his trophy home in Beaconsfield

Two-time Stanley Cup champion and Tampa Bay Lightning player Alex Killorn will visit his hometown community in Beaconsfield on Friday [...]

Human Rights Tribunal awards damages to victim of racial slurs

Human Rights Tribunal awards damages to victim of racial slurs

The Quebec Human Rights Tribunal ruled in 56-year-old Daniel Peña’s favour, awarding him nearly $4,000 in damages for derogatory and [...]

Lebanese community and friends want answers

Lebanese community and friends want answers

Members of Montreal’s Lebanese community and many representatives allied with its cause gathered outside the Lebanese consulate on Wednesday to [...]

Defence for alleged kidnappers blames Amber Alert for severity

Defence for alleged kidnappers blames Amber Alert for severity

The Amber Alert on July 27, woke up the entire city at 6:20 a.m. At their first court appearance on [...]

Pointe-Claire purchases YMCA building

Pointe-Claire purchases YMCA building

Pointe-Claire mayor, John Belvedere, and the members of the municipal council, announced the acquisition of the YMCA Ouest-de-l’Île building, located [...]

Mail in vote for Dorval seniors

Mail in vote for Dorval seniors

Dorval residents ages 70 and over as well as non-domiciled voters can now fill out the request for voting by [...]

Six Pointe-Claire residents to represent Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Six Pointe-Claire residents to represent Canada at Tokyo Olympics

Six athletes from Pointe-Claire's diving team and canoe-kayak club will represent Canada at the Tokyo Olympics from July 23 to 8 August. [...]

Couple faces charges on fake PAB certificates

Couple faces charges on fake PAB certificates

Youssef Bencheikh, 56, and his wife Sabri Nissirine, 42 appeared at the Montreal courthouse on charges of fraud and forging [...]

Derek Falls: Music in the time of COVID

Derek Falls: Music in the time of COVID

Worldwide, the economic impacts of COVID-19 shutdowns have been substantial. Career musicians pulled out of live performances trying to navigate [...]

Ugly duckling truth exposed

Ugly duckling truth exposed

A new social media trend where mainly teenagers pose with ducklings has emerged since the start of Covid. The “duckling-pose [...]

Virtual learning worked but human contact still irreplaceable

Virtual learning worked but human contact still irreplaceable

“Learning is not just about the material. It is about connections, thought and the investigatve process,” marketing lecturer at Lasalle [...]

Restrictions weren’t so funny for comedians: Khullar

Restrictions weren’t so funny for comedians: Khullar

Comedians rode the waves of the pandemic as the tides of COVID cases moved up and down the grids. Open [...]

SPVM and Info-Crime renew partnership

SPVM and Info-Crime renew partnership

The Montreal Police Department (SPVM) renewed its partnership agreement with Info-Crime Montreal for the next five years.The agreement was finalized [...]

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue to welcome "Le Gym a Zach"

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue to welcome "Le Gym a Zach"

A family in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is raising funds to create an outdoor gym at Harpell Park for residents in honour of [...]

Police search continues for alleged killer Navdeep Ghotra in fourteenth feminicide

Police search continues for alleged killer Navdeep Ghotra in fourteenth feminicide

Navdeep Ghotra, 30, allegedly killed his 32-year-old spouse Rajinder Prabhneed Kaur in her apartment in the Park Extension borough on [...]

Police searching for victims of alleged serial sex offender

Police searching for victims of alleged serial sex offender

Montreal police are looking for potential victims of an alleged 48-year-old serial sex offender who was arrested in early July. [...]

Traffic stalls almost everywhere in West Island

Traffic stalls almost everywhere in West Island

West Island drivers seem to be caught up at every turn with multiple detours resulting from roadworks taking place simultaneously [...]

Mother of two killed, suspect is on the loose

Mother of two killed, suspect is on the loose

Police are on the hunt for Ghotra Navdeep, suspected of killing his 32-year-old spouse while out of custody on bail. [...]

Gatineau ER closure strains Wakefield

Gatineau ER closure strains Wakefield

Wakefield acute care unit at or near full capacity [...]

No vax, no service

No vax, no service

Province begins vaccine passport pilot projects [...]

Amos: ‘Goodbye, for now’

Amos: ‘Goodbye, for now’

Pontiac MP reflects on the past six years [...]

Sunflowers for photos and for charity

Sunflowers for photos and for charity

Community sunflower garden for charity blossoms. [...]

Quebec Vaccine Passport is here as of Sept. 1

Quebec Vaccine Passport is here as of Sept. 1

Quebec Vaccine Passport is here as of Sept. 1. Federal government might soon follow. [...]

'Quebecois libre’

'Quebecois libre’

Conservative Party of Quebec leader Éric Duhaime hopes to attract voters with a "pro-liberty" platform [...]

Community, politicians at forefront of Montreal Pride March 2021

Community, politicians at forefront of Montreal Pride March 2021

See photos of the 2021 Montreal Pride March, a community event minus a major corporate presence, but with plenty of [...]

Racial profiling petition calls for 500 signatures

Racial profiling petition calls for 500 signatures

Lodged at the House of Common and closes on August 26 [...]

Using the right place for the right problem

Using the right place for the right problem

The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) des Laurentides asks for the collaboration of the population in order to [...]

Deux-Montagnes celebrates!

Deux-Montagnes celebrates!

On Wednesday August 18th, Deux-Montagnes will officially blow out 100 candles! To mark this milestone event, the City is offering [...]

SQ issues thousands of tickets

SQ issues thousands of tickets

The SQ handed out thousands of tickets during the two-week long construction holiday. A period which traditionally sees a large [...]

No new rural roads for La Pêche

No new rural roads for La Pêche

The municipality of La Pêche is making a “big shift” in how it will develop over the next decade in [...]

Intersection Art calls for submissions from artists with autism

Intersection Art calls for submissions from artists with autism

Montreal autism advocacy organization / school Giant Steps has launched Intersection Art, a national art competition for autistic artists. [...]

Covey Hill asphalt plant deemed ‘inadmissible,’ for the time being

Covey Hill asphalt plant deemed ‘inadmissible,’ for the time being

Around 150 people turned out once more on August 2 outside the Havelock town hall to protest the proposed asphalt [...]

New Hemmingford café/épicerie offers fine foods from near and far

New Hemmingford café/épicerie offers fine foods from near and far

New to Hemmingford, Isma Bounila has opened D’Ici et d’Ailleurs, a café and specialty grocer on Frontière Street. She and [...]

Heat advisories

Heat advisories

A heatwave has hit the Pontiac and the Federal and Quebec governments are asking the community to take precautions [...]

COVID-19 update: Outaouais up, Pontiac numbers unchanged

COVID-19 update: Outaouais up, Pontiac numbers unchanged

Updated COVID-19 for the pontiac [...]

“Commit to making sure Indigenous rights are respected every single day”

“Commit to making sure Indigenous rights are respected every single day”

Today is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and Justin Trudeau & Valérie Plante spoke about the importance [...]

Eastman sees first female mayor in town’s history

Eastman sees first female mayor in town’s history

Nathalie Lemaire became the first female mayor of Eastman last week, after Yvon Laramée stepped down from the position suddenly [...]

Quebec looking at a three election fall with return of school board vote

Quebec looking at a three election fall with return of school board vote

School board elections are back on in the Province of Quebec after the government quietly revoked the order in council [...]

Laval researchers say spruce budworm may have cancer-beating chemistry

Laval researchers say spruce budworm may have cancer-beating chemistry

Researchers say molecules found in tree-killing spruce budworm may contain cancer-fighting agents. [...]

Marchand slams Labeaume on heritage protection

Marchand slams Labeaume on heritage protection

A former city councillor says Mayor Labeaume has failed to act to save heritage properties. [...]

Nixed gas and shipping projects give river dwellers a little relief

Nixed gas and shipping projects give river dwellers a little relief

The cancellation of two mega-projects is good news for Quebec's rivers. [...]

Fishing derby reels in funds for local cemetery

Fishing derby reels in funds for local cemetery

Local community holds charity event to raise funds for cultural imporovements [...]

The  Centre aquatique du Lac will finally see the light of day

The Centre aquatique du Lac will finally see the light of day

The Centre aquatique du Lac project will finally see the light of day. This is what the mayoress of the [...]

The upcoming redevelopment at Saint-Pierre park

The upcoming redevelopment at Saint-Pierre park

According to the City of Sainte-Thérèse the population should be informed of the latest developments concerning the planned redevelopment of [...]

Walking Eagle News offers a satirical take on Indigenous issues in Canada

Walking Eagle News offers a satirical take on Indigenous issues in Canada

We spoke to Walking Eagle News “Editor-in-Grand-Chief” Tim Fontaine about his satirical approach to Indigenous issues in Canada. [...]

Quebec government provides funding for road projects

Quebec government provides funding for road projects

Quebec government is providing funding for road projects across the Pontiac [...]

Full house for meeting on language bills

Full house for meeting on language bills

The Regional Association of Western Quebecers hold an information session on the potential impacts of Quebec's proposed Bill 96 [...]

For sale sign on Quyon’s CLSC building causes serious concern in community

For sale sign on Quyon’s CLSC building causes serious concern in community

Fears that one of CLSCs in the Pontiac may close due to building being put up for sale [...]

Car crashes into ditch near Shawville Giant Tiger

Car crashes into ditch near Shawville Giant Tiger

Car crashes at a busy intersection [...]

A call for fair elections

A call for fair elections

An editorial on the hypocrisy of in our dysfunctional democracy [...]

Olymel labour dispute puts financial  stress on pig farmers

Olymel labour dispute puts financial stress on pig farmers

An ongoing labour dispute between workers and management at the Olymel slaughterhouse in Vallée-Jonction has paralyzed Quebec’s pork industry for [...]

Making Use of Black History Lessons in The Summer

Making Use of Black History Lessons in The Summer

Eight young Montrealers are spending part of their summer immersed in the history of Quebec’s Black community as well as [...]

Université Laval to organize concerts to test safety of large gatherings

Université Laval to organize concerts to test safety of large gatherings

Laval University is testing how large vaccinated crowds are affected at a pair of concerts in September. [...]

Festival d’Été hoping for a ‘classic’ event in 2022

Festival d’Été hoping for a ‘classic’ event in 2022

After a cancelled event and a reduced one, Quebec City's big music festival plans to return to a normal program [...]

Are we prepared for the great unmasking, whenever that is?

Are we prepared for the great unmasking, whenever that is?

Are Quebecers really eager to drop their pandemic masks? [...]

Aaliya Arthur is Miss Teenage Quebec and a lot more

Aaliya Arthur is Miss Teenage Quebec and a lot more

At 15 years old Aaliya Arthur has an astuteness and depth that goes beyond her years. She was recently crowned [...]

Boat rally for charity comes to the Ottawa River

Boat rally for charity comes to the Ottawa River

Local community holds charity boat rally to support local families [...]

THE IMPACTS OF THE PANDEMIC ON COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE LAURENTIANS REGION

THE IMPACTS OF THE PANDEMIC ON COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE LAURENTIANS REGION

A very thorough report was released by the Conseil Régional de Développement Social des Laurentides made possible through the financial [...]

ERs in the Laurentians overflowing

ERs in the Laurentians overflowing

Once more in a short period of time the ERs of the 2 biggest hospitals in the Laurentians are filled [...]

English school boards excluded from Bill 96 hearings

English school boards excluded from Bill 96 hearings

Representatives of English school boards aren’t happy about being left out of the upcoming parliamentary hearings on Quebec’s controversial language [...]

Conservatives promise to revive Maniwaki SOPFEU research centre

Conservatives promise to revive Maniwaki SOPFEU research centre

The Conservative Party of Canada has promised to revive the research centre that studied the development of forest fire prevention [...]

CREDDO consults residents on wetland, water conservation

CREDDO consults residents on wetland, water conservation

Residents of the four Outaouais MRCs have another chance to participate in a second round of public consultations in order [...]

Pontiac Terry Fox run celebrates 40 years

Pontiac Terry Fox run celebrates 40 years

Pontiac Terry Fox run association announces 40th run with virtual contingent [...]

Military exercises play out near Sheenboro

Military exercises play out near Sheenboro

Military exercises announced for a remote part of the Pontiac near Sheeboro [...]

There’s a place for classical music in our community

There’s a place for classical music in our community

Double bassist Brendyn Lewis is the only Black player in the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. On stage as a member of [...]

Local author publishes third book in popular Calvin Watters series

Local author publishes third book in popular Calvin Watters series

Luke Murphy publishes 3rd book in his Calvin Watters series [...]

Provincial rowing head coach cheers on former Knowlton club member

Provincial rowing head coach cheers on former Knowlton club member

Gavin McKay was sitting on the edge of his seat Sunday evening, as he watched one of his former Aviron [...]

East Bolton mayor reflects on a political career spanning more than three decades

East Bolton mayor reflects on a political career spanning more than three decades

Joan Westland, long-time mayor of East Bolton, has decided not to run in the upcoming municipal election, leaving a gap [...]

Health professionals say they are pushed to the brink

Health professionals say they are pushed to the brink

For years, the syndicat des professionnelles en soins des Cantons-de-l'Est (FIQ-SPSCE) has raised concerns about work conditions that they believe [...]

City has people-friendly vision for Hamel/Laurentienne axis

City has people-friendly vision for Hamel/Laurentienne axis

The city wants to transform a wasteland of automobile-oriented terrain into a people-friendly neighbourhood. [...]

Domaine de Maizerets historic barn to get major restoration

Domaine de Maizerets historic barn to get major restoration

The historic barn and stable at Domaine des Maizerets is getting a complete overhaul. [...]

On your marks, get set … let the election games begin

On your marks, get set … let the election games begin

Rumours are rampant of a fall federal election. [...]

High-frequency rail service coming to Quebec City-Toronto corridor

High-frequency rail service coming to Quebec City-Toronto corridor

The federal government is moving ahead with a plan for better passenger rail service. [...]

New super-hospital to be mostly steam-powered

New super-hospital to be mostly steam-powered

The city's incinerator will provide steam power for the new super hospital. [...]

Canada marks Afghan mission end as Taliban undo Operation Medusa

Canada marks Afghan mission end as Taliban undo Operation Medusa

Canada remembers end of Afghan combat mission as Taliban retake territory. [...]

Public square on Cartier honours Halloween attack victim

Public square on Cartier honours Halloween attack victim

The city has created a public art square in honour of a victim of the Halloween stabbings. [...]

‘CARNIVAL WINE’ is feel good music with nice vibes

‘CARNIVAL WINE’ is feel good music with nice vibes

After an eight-year hiatus, Daniel Boone aka DBoon steps back onto the music scene this time as a solo artist [...]

Rosemère candidates re-entering the race

Rosemère candidates re-entering the race

As the municipal elections approach 2 councilors of the current administration are seeking re-election. [...]

Access to Domaine Vert Park

Access to Domaine Vert Park

On July 15th the city of Rosemère announced that it entered into an agreement, until October 31, with the Domaine [...]

Air rescue services for TNO?

Air rescue services for TNO?

Petition issued to bring Air rescue services to TNO [...]

The cost of closing trails

The cost of closing trails

Closure of snowmobile trail will have serious economic impact on the community [...]

Unexploded ordnance found near Petawawa garrison

Unexploded ordnance found near Petawawa garrison

An unexploded ordinance was found on the Ontario said of the Ottawa river at the location of a former testing [...]

Tough Mountie Challenge to take place this October

Tough Mountie Challenge to take place this October

On Monday morning the Foundation of Stars, which supports paediatric medical research in Quebec, launched the fourth edition of its [...]

Language task force preparing for fall hearings

Language task force preparing for fall hearings

The task force launched at the end of June to stop planned reforms to language laws at the provincial and [...]

Inoculation hesitation

Inoculation hesitation

An editorial on vaccination hesitancy [...]

COVID-19 update: Canadian border opening to US travellers

COVID-19 update: Canadian border opening to US travellers

July 20 COVID numbers for the Pontiac MRC [...]

Environment Canada issues air quality advisory

Environment Canada issues air quality advisory

Air quality advisory issued for the Pontiac. [...]

Gunshots fired in Fairview parking lot

Gunshots fired in Fairview parking lot

Gunshots were fired in the parking lot of Fairview mall Sunday night in what police say appears to be a [...]

YMCA and Pointe-Claire move towards partnership

YMCA and Pointe-Claire move towards partnership

Pointe-Claire Mayor John Belvedere and the president and CEO of the YMCAs of Quebec, Stéphane Vaillancourt, announced that steps are [...]

West Island mayors comment on tough new residential pool regs

West Island mayors comment on tough new residential pool regs

The Quebec government has tightened security measures around all residential pools, whether they be new or beneficiary of acquired rights [...]

Pointe-Claire Home Depot raising funds for AMCAL

Pointe-Claire Home Depot raising funds for AMCAL

The Home Depot in Pointe-Claire is raising funds for AMCAL Family Services until August 1 .Customers are being invited to [...]

DDO doctor accused of murder granted bail

DDO doctor accused of murder granted bail

Brian Nadler, a doctor from Dollard des Ormeaux accused of killing 89 year-old patient Albert Poidinger from Pointe-Claire at Hawkesbury [...]

Michael Soles is gone after heroic battle against ALS

Michael Soles is gone after heroic battle against ALS

Former Montreal Alouette fullback, Michael Soles, has passed away at the age of 54 after a battle against ALS. He [...]

Federal government to introduce Canada Recovery Hiring Benefit for hard-hit businesses

Federal government to introduce Canada Recovery Hiring Benefit for hard-hit businesses

The federal government is launching the Canada Recovery Hiring Benefit to help businesses that have been hard hit by the [...]

RV goes up in flames on Highway 40; both directions blocked

RV goes up in flames on Highway 40; both directions blocked

A recreational motor vehicle caught fire on highway 40 Westbound at approximately 7:05 p.m. on Sunday. [...]

Kid Mercury gives The Suburban an exclusive tour

Kid Mercury gives The Suburban an exclusive tour

Kid Mercury is back! The Suburban visited Kid Mercury at his Canadiens festooned home in the West Island of Montreal. [...]

Maria Tutino receives National Assembly medal

Maria Tutino receives National Assembly medal

Maria Tutino, former Mayor of Baie D’Urfé, was presented with the medal of the National Assembly by MNA Greg Kelley [...]

West Island drug bust expands to Montreal and South Shore

West Island drug bust expands to Montreal and South Shore

Investigators from the Organized Crime — Narcotics West Section of the Montreal police (SPVM) seized large quantities of synthetic drugs [...]

Les Amis and Trash Talk team up to clean up

Les Amis and Trash Talk team up to clean up

A Beaconsfield resident reached out to city councillor Dominique Godin when she noticed trash building up on the forested area [...]

Montreal tourism gets boost from Lions Convention

Montreal tourism gets boost from Lions Convention

Montreal will be the host city for the Lions Clubs International Convention, Tourisme Montreal announced. The event is one of [...]

City of Dorval to reopen municipal buildings

City of Dorval to reopen municipal buildings

The City of Dorval has reopened all of its municipal buildings as of this past Monday. [...]

Book-Sharing boxes are back in WI

Book-Sharing boxes are back in WI

Borrow a book - leave a book. Community book-sharing boxes are back in multiple West Island locations but some are [...]

Sources ramp to highway 20 East closed until the Fall

Sources ramp to highway 20 East closed until the Fall

A complete closure of the ramp leading from Autoroute 20 eastbound to Boulevard des Sources is in effect from until [...]

Lindsay Place High closes after 59 years

Lindsay Place High closes after 59 years

Lindsay Place High School will cease to exist 'as is' after 59 years with the relocation of St-Thomas High School [...]

Belvedere announces WIM Solidarity Orchard to honor Covid victms

Belvedere announces WIM Solidarity Orchard to honor Covid victms

Eighty fruit trees will be planted in Pointe-Claire in tribute to the city's residents who died of COVID-19.It will be [...]

LBPSB to take action on equity and inclusivity report

LBPSB to take action on equity and inclusivity report

The Lester B. Pearson School Board’s Council of Commissioners has mandated the board’s administration to create an action plan to [...]

Muslim leaders call for federal intervention to bring down Quebec’s Bill 21

Muslim leaders call for federal intervention to bring down Quebec’s Bill 21

Challenging Quebec's anti-Muslim Bill 21 is among 61 recommendations being presented at the National Summit on Islamophobia. [...]

Mini-FEQ 2021 opens with most shows sold out

Mini-FEQ 2021 opens with most shows sold out

Quebec's scaled down music festival got underway this week. [...]

Feds kill Laurentia terminal project in Beauport

Feds kill Laurentia terminal project in Beauport

The federal government has rejected a huge terminal project for environmental reasons. [...]

Demand for electric batteries sparks Quebec cobalt rush

Demand for electric batteries sparks Quebec cobalt rush

Quebec is the target of much prospective cobalt production. [...]

Montrealer Dr. Natasha Johnson named Associate Chair of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at McMaster University

Montrealer Dr. Natasha Johnson named Associate Chair of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at McMaster University

Montreal-born Dr. Natasha Johnson continues to make headways in her area of specialty, combining her work as a clinician and [...]

QCGN urges anglo-Quebecers to resist CAQ government’s Bill 96

QCGN urges anglo-Quebecers to resist CAQ government’s Bill 96

QCGN challenge to Quebec Bill 96 and federal Official Languages Act [...]

Hundreds attend a scaled-down Laval Hellenic Summer Festival

Hundreds attend a scaled-down Laval Hellenic Summer Festival

2021 Laval Greek Festival after Covid pandemic [...]

Action Laval chooses Sophie Trottier as mayoralty candidate and new leader

Action Laval chooses Sophie Trottier as mayoralty candidate and new leader

Laval opposition party chooses new mayoralty candidate [...]

Sonia Baudelot unsure whether she’ll run for mayor under her own banner

Sonia Baudelot unsure whether she’ll run for mayor under her own banner

Laval opposition party mayoral candidate states her uncertain intentions [...]

Laval's mayor pledges assistance to Bel-Habitat Homes bankruptcy victims

Laval's mayor pledges assistance to Bel-Habitat Homes bankruptcy victims

Laval mayor pledges assistance to residents caught up in house-building scam [...]

ER overflow in the Laurentians

ER overflow in the Laurentians

The CISSS des Laurentides is asking the population to avoid emergencies in the event of non-urgent health problems [...]

Control of snowmobile trail comes to resolution

Control of snowmobile trail comes to resolution

A dispute between the Pontiac Snowmobile Club, the Municipality of Pontiac and the NCC is finally settled [...]

Will Amos launches rehabilitation campaign

Will Amos launches rehabilitation campaign

Will Amos announces his return to politics after an extended hiatus [...]

Senate committee highlights key points in language reform document

Senate committee highlights key points in language reform document

Prior to the federal government tabling Bill C-32, an Act for the Substantive Equality of French and English and the [...]

Colleen Loach bound for the Olympics

Colleen Loach bound for the Olympics

Colleen Loach and Qorry Blue D’Argouges, the horse she will be riding, are currently in Germany, partway through a ten-day [...]

Havelock council opposes asphalt factory on Covey Hill

Havelock council opposes asphalt factory on Covey Hill

The Havelock municipal council has issued a statement making clear its stance regarding the possible implementation of an asphalt plant [...]

Organic Blueberries thrive on Covey Hill

Organic Blueberries thrive on Covey Hill

Gregg Edwards runs an organic blueberry farm, Bleuetière C. Gregg Edwards, on the Eastern flank of Covey Hill. He started [...]

Condos rising at Hemmingford Golf Club

Condos rising at Hemmingford Golf Club

Beginning in February 2021, five buildings containing four condo units each were erected at the front of the Hemmingford Golf [...]

COVID-19 update: Restrictions across Quebec ease further

COVID-19 update: Restrictions across Quebec ease further

July 13 weekly COVID-19 totals in the Pontiac MRC [...]

Rosemère city council meeting July 12th 2021

Rosemère city council meeting July 12th 2021

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

#NOREGARD, A STORY OF GRIT AND PASSION

#NOREGARD, A STORY OF GRIT AND PASSION

The documentary premieres at the Scotia Cinema downtown Montreal on July 15… [...]

English group blasts Bill 96 hearing plan

English group blasts Bill 96 hearing plan

As it did with draft Bill 96, the Quebec Community Groups Network said it isn’t happy with the planned hearing [...]

Waitlist for French Enrichment program at Hadley Philemon Wright

Waitlist for French Enrichment program at Hadley Philemon Wright

Despite the Legault government’s call to strengthen the French language in the province with Bill 96, it has not provided [...]

First the church, is Cantley cemetery next?

First the church, is Cantley cemetery next?

Members of the volunteer based group Cantley 1889 said they are worried for the safety of a 179-year-old cemetery, which [...]

A place called Netherleigh

A place called Netherleigh

The Holmes family starts a new part of their life taking on the challenges of farm life [...]

Second Native Women’s Shelter breaks ground in southwest Montreal

Second Native Women’s Shelter breaks ground in southwest Montreal

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, Nakuset and other city officials spoke from what will be a second location for the Native [...]

THE JACO ROBOTIC ARM WILL PROVIDE PAUL WITH MORE INDEPENDENCE

THE JACO ROBOTIC ARM WILL PROVIDE PAUL WITH MORE INDEPENDENCE

THE JACO ROBOTIC ARM WILL PROVIDE PAUL WITH MORE INDEPENDENCE [...]

SOPFIM plane crashes in Gaspé

SOPFIM plane crashes in Gaspé

The aircraft was on its final approach when it stalled, finishing its landing in a fence at the end of [...]

Seniors have been forgotten

Seniors have been forgotten

The Bloc is asking for a hike of $110 per month for all seniors. [...]

Éric Duhaime was wrong to call for the closure of the Gaspé

Éric Duhaime was wrong to call for the closure of the Gaspé

The new leader of the Conservative Party of Quebec admits to having made a mistake after declaring that the Government [...]

Pro-mayor's expense account continues to  attract attention

Pro-mayor's expense account continues to attract attention

Municipal Integrity and Investigations Commissioner may be investigating the Chandler pro-mayor's expense account. [...]

Employment insurance  reform called for once again

Employment insurance reform called for once again

The battle to reform the Employment Insurance Program continues on the Coast. [...]

Langlois’ appeals dismissed in Superior Court

Langlois’ appeals dismissed in Superior Court

The Superior Court dismisses the appeals made by Chandler mayor, Louisette Langlois [...]

Ed Kay: not horsing around when it comes to shoes

Ed Kay: not horsing around when it comes to shoes

Ed Kay of Saint-Catherine-de-Hatley says that his work shoeing horses could keep him busy seven days a week if he [...]

VacciBUS gets a ministerial visit!

VacciBUS gets a ministerial visit!

The Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Minister of Immigration, Francization and Integration and Minister responsible for the Laurentians [...]

Thérèse de Blainville PD as active as ever

Thérèse de Blainville PD as active as ever

During the summer season the RIPTB is as active as ever. From park patrols to informing citizens about safety the [...]

Kahnawake’s first LGBTQ2S+ woman Grand Chief to focus on healing first

Kahnawake’s first LGBTQ2S+ woman Grand Chief to focus on healing first

Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer is the first woman and first openly LGBTQ2S+ Grand Chief of the Mohawk Council in Kahnawake, Quebec. [...]

COVID-19 update: Delta variant enters the Outaouais with four cases

COVID-19 update: Delta variant enters the Outaouais with four cases

Weekly update to covid numbers in the Pontiac MRC [...]

The future comes to hunting

The future comes to hunting

Entrepreneurs announce a new venture called Baitbin which seeks to automate the process of providing bait for hunters [...]

Gatineau ER still closed for most patients

Gatineau ER still closed for most patients

After a mass resignation, the Gatineau Hospital is forced to temporarily close its emergency room [...]

SNACS book sale at QHS draws hundreds

SNACS book sale at QHS draws hundreds

The SNACS book sale raises money for worthy programs. [...]

Former Grande Allée beauty school getting major makeover

Former Grande Allée beauty school getting major makeover

An annex to an old house is being demolished to make way for a condo rental tower. [...]

Seems most Canadians seek the joy (and expense) of home ownership

Seems most Canadians seek the joy (and expense) of home ownership

Most Canadians want to own their own home. [...]

Summer of Thunder

Summer of Thunder

Luskville dragway celebrates its second week after opening [...]

Popular City Hall square to get major makeover

Popular City Hall square to get major makeover

The square near city hall in Quebec City is getting a major overhaul. [...]

Cities on both shores brace for monster congestion on Laporte bridge

Cities on both shores brace for monster congestion on Laporte bridge

Necessary repair work on the Laporte bridge will cause traffic havoc. [...]

Vikings beyond Vinland: Is this Valhalla? No, it’s Laval

Vikings beyond Vinland: Is this Valhalla? No, it’s Laval

It's still not known how far Vikings ventured into the part of the continent now known as Canada. [...]

A book is a dream!

A book is a dream!

The RHS Parent Participation Organization (PPO) in its efforts to create a welcoming space for learning that is a true [...]

Laurentians in the green

Laurentians in the green

Due to the significant improvement in its epidemiological situation, the Laurentians region went to the green vigilance as of June 28. [...]

Canada Day in Shawville

Canada Day in Shawville

Shawville celebrates Canada Day [...]

Montreal Canadiens release statement honouring Indigenous communities

Montreal Canadiens release statement honouring Indigenous communities

Montreal Canadiens issued a statement honouring Indigenous communities in Canada and expressing sympathy over past and present traumas. [...]

Quebec Black Communities Observatory focuses on Youth and community development

Quebec Black Communities Observatory focuses on Youth and community development

Ultimately the goal of the recently launched Quebec Black Communities Observatory is community development and to empower Afro-Quebecers. According to [...]

Valérie Plante: “Today is an opportunity… to begin true reconciliation”

Valérie Plante: “Today is an opportunity… to begin true reconciliation”

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante shared a message of empathy and solidarity with Indigenous Peoples, addressing the need for true reconciliation [...]

Trudeau urges reflection about atrocities and reconciliation this Canada Day

Trudeau urges reflection about atrocities and reconciliation this Canada Day

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke about the legacy of residential schools and how Canada Day should be a time for [...]

TODAY: A Montreal vigil and march for victims of residential schools

TODAY: A Montreal vigil and march for victims of residential schools

The Native Women's Shelter in Montreal has organized a vigil and march that will begin at the Sir George Etienne [...]

Bill for ‘tax fairness’ becomes law

Bill for ‘tax fairness’ becomes law

A bill affecting the sale of family farms becomes law [...]

COVID-19 update: All of Quebec goes into green

COVID-19 update: All of Quebec goes into green

COVID numbers and update for the Pontiac [...]

Serious crime up, overall crimes down

Serious crime up, overall crimes down

Instances of sexual assault, impaired driving, attempted murder, and certain other serious crimes increased between 2018 and 2019 at the [...]

Task force to fight language bills

Task force to fight language bills

The English-speaking Quebec community isn’t going to accept the erosion of its rights without a fight. Last week 18 English [...]

CJ’s serves Hemmingford with a smile, pandemic or no

CJ’s serves Hemmingford with a smile, pandemic or no

CJ’s Corner Kitchen, owned and operated by Joanna Bigras and Cassie Lussier, first opened its doors last year on July [...]

Organic blueberry farm highlights its own ecosystem

Organic blueberry farm highlights its own ecosystem

The Bleuetière La Grande Ourse is an organic blueberry farm in Saint-Chrysostome that aims to create a unique experience for [...]

Learn about plants through song with Carmen Porter

Learn about plants through song with Carmen Porter

Hemmingford native Carmen Porter recently launched a podcast called Song and Plants which takes listeners on a journey to learn [...]

Successful steamroller printmaking event pulls a crowd

Successful steamroller printmaking event pulls a crowd

Three Havelock-based artists hosted an experimental printmaking event on Thursday, June 24, in Parc Cécile-Rochefort in St. Chrysostome. [...]

Gatineau emergency room closed for several days after mass resignation

Gatineau emergency room closed for several days after mass resignation

Gatineau emergency room closed after mass resignation [...]

Park-Ex Habs fans all in for Canadiens in Stanley Cup battle

Park-Ex Habs fans all in for Canadiens in Stanley Cup battle

Montreal Canadiens fans in Park-Extension show their support for the Habs in the finals and talk about what their team [...]

Calls for new bike lanes in Park-Ex amid concern for possible pitfalls

Calls for new bike lanes in Park-Ex amid concern for possible pitfalls

Calls for more bike lanes continue in Park-Extension but some are concerned that bike lanes may bring gentrification to the [...]

Vigil held in Park-Extension for slain Muslim family

Vigil held in Park-Extension for slain Muslim family

A vigil was held in Park-Extension to call for action against Islamophobic violence. [...]

Gradual progress in Park-Extension vaccination campaign

Gradual progress in Park-Extension vaccination campaign

Following the mobile vaccination clinic that opened in the local mosque, vaccinations rates go up in the neighbourhood. [...]

Park-Ex support staff hits the picket line

Park-Ex support staff hits the picket line

Support staff workers go on strike in Park-Ex to demand better work conditions, better pay and more respect. [...]

Park-Extension mosque hosts mobile vaccination clinic

Park-Extension mosque hosts mobile vaccination clinic

Park-Extensions opens new mobile vaccination clinic in local mosque to increase vaccinate more locals. [...]

Lessons learned from a school year like no other

Lessons learned from a school year like no other

After a challenging school year, teachers and school directors reflect on the limits on remote learning and the value of [...]

Cricket draws Jarry Park crew closer together

Cricket draws Jarry Park crew closer together

This is a story about the importance of cricket to the Indian community in Park-Extension and the importance of community [...]

Bridging the telehealth gap

Bridging the telehealth gap

This story is about access to telehealth services in Park-Extension and how access is unequal for different demographics. [...]

Friends and SWLSB colleagues share memories of Elizabeth Rossi

Friends and SWLSB colleagues share memories of Elizabeth Rossi

friends and colleagues pay homage to SWLSB volunteer and employee Elizabeth Rossi [...]

Legault’s anglo liaison Christopher Skeete goes to bat for Bill 96

Legault’s anglo liaison Christopher Skeete goes to bat for Bill 96

The CAQ government's only anglophone elected member defends Bill 96 [...]

Notre Dame/Curé Labelle shutdown draws flack from nearby businesses

Notre Dame/Curé Labelle shutdown draws flack from nearby businesses

subterranean infrastructure work at busy laval corner creates exasperation [...]

Webb Ave. residents decry city’s proposed street changes

Webb Ave. residents decry city’s proposed street changes

Some Chomedey residents saying no to changes imposed by the city [...]

Laval launches Phase II of its ‘Biotech City’ science park project

Laval launches Phase II of its ‘Biotech City’ science park project

Laval sees pandemic as opportunity to expand Cite de la Biotech [...]

Michel Louvain launched his singing career at a hotel in Chomedey

Michel Louvain launched his singing career at a hotel in Chomedey

The late Québécois singer Michel Louvain launched his career in Laval [...]

As Laval’s English-speaking population rises, the SWLSB’s enrollment is still falling

As Laval’s English-speaking population rises, the SWLSB’s enrollment is still falling

Sir wilfrid laurier school board enrolment drops even as anglo population in Laval rises [...]

Former Laval executive-committee v.p. cleared of wrongdoing after 30 months

Former Laval executive-committee v.p. cleared of wrongdoing after 30 months

Former Laval executive-committee v.p. cleared of wrongdoing [...]

‘Mission accomplished’, says Marc Demers

‘Mission accomplished’, says Marc Demers

Outgoing Laval mayor looks back on his years in office [...]

Agape-NPI releases new data on Laval’s English-speaking population

Agape-NPI releases new data on Laval’s English-speaking population

Local NGO reports growth in English-language residents in Laval [...]

Beaconsfield allows mail-in voting for those 70+

Beaconsfield allows mail-in voting for those 70+

Beaconsfield Mayor Georges Bourelle announced three modifications to the voting process for the November 7 Mayoralty including the right to [...]

Dorval celebrates holidays with unique drive-in

Dorval celebrates holidays with unique drive-in

The City of Dorval is hosting a unique drive-in celebration in the P9 parking lot at Montreal-Trudeau International Airport on [...]

Historic restored wharf at SADB Canal inaugurated

Historic restored wharf at SADB Canal inaugurated

The Government of Canada has invested more than $4 million to restore the upstream wharf at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National [...]

Beaconsfield reaffirms bilingual status

Beaconsfield reaffirms bilingual status

The Mayor of Beaconsfield, Georges Bourelle and the members of City Council officially reaffirmed the importance of the city’s bilingual [...]

Iconic Lachine site may win a complete transformation

Iconic Lachine site may win a complete transformation

Montreal is setting aside $10 million for the realization of projects proposed by residents in order to advance the social [...]

Denis Coderre presents Ensemble Montreal Lachine slate

Denis Coderre presents Ensemble Montreal Lachine slate

Montreal Mayoral candidate Denis Coderre presented Ensemble Montréal's team for the Lachine borough on at the Lachine Marina sailing school [...]

A bright future for Beau Village and Beau Market

A bright future for Beau Village and Beau Market

Beau Market is back in Beaurepaire village this summer, operating every Friday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. [...]

ESSC celebrates grad with a small gathering

ESSC celebrates grad with a small gathering

Local high school, ESSC, celebrates a COVID-safe graduation [...]

WHAT’S UP NORTH SHORE

WHAT’S UP NORTH SHORE

News from the North Shore at the end of June 2021 [...]

Montreal City Hall flags to be lowered following discovery of 751 graves in Saskatchewan

Montreal City Hall flags to be lowered following discovery of 751 graves in Saskatchewan

Following the discovery of 751 graves near a former residential school in Saskatchewan, Montreal City Hall flags will be lowered tomorrow. [...]

Route 301 reopens ahead of schedule

Route 301 reopens ahead of schedule

Local Hwy. opens ahead of schedule [...]

Valérie Plante thanks Nakuset for her contribution to Montreal social justice

Valérie Plante thanks Nakuset for her contribution to Montreal social justice

On Indigenous Peoples Day, Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante highlighted the work of Nakuset, whose organizations help Indigenous people in need [...]

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. [...]

COVID numbers continue to decline across the Outaouais

COVID numbers continue to decline across the Outaouais

COVID update for the Pontiac [...]

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 [...]

The VacciBUS Laurentides will crisscross the Laurentians region as of June 19

The VacciBUS Laurentides will crisscross the Laurentians region as of June 19

The VacciBUS, an initiative of the Laurentian Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) in partnership with exo, is a [...]

Road Safety Awareness Campaign

Road Safety Awareness Campaign

The Thérèse-De Blainville RCM, in collaboration with the municipalities of Boisbriand, Blainville, Bois-Des-Filion, Lorraine, Rosemère, Sainte-Anne-Des-Plaines and Sainte-Thérèse, the Régie [...]

Rosemère greener than ever!

Rosemère greener than ever!

For conservation purposes, the City of Rosemère has officially acquired 13.2 hectares of mature woodlands with high ecological value in [...]

Mayor seeks further clarification after coroner’s report released

Mayor seeks further clarification after coroner’s report released

A coroner's report leaves unanswered questions for the mayor of the Municipality of the Pontiac [...]

Drone pilots warned, fire ban lifted

Drone pilots warned, fire ban lifted

Forrest fires rage across western Quebec as SOPFEU fire crews continue to battle more than 100 blazes. [...]

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 [...]

Why is Canada deporting essential workers to COVID hotspots?

Why is Canada deporting essential workers to COVID hotspots?

By Christopher Curtis and Joseph Valentin Dubois [...]

Gypsy moths causing damage across the Pontiac

Gypsy moths causing damage across the Pontiac

Gypsy moth infestation concern for orchards and maple bushes across the Pontiac [...]

New splash-pad and park upgrades approved

New splash-pad and park upgrades approved

Municipality of Pontiac's monthly council meeting summary and highlights [...]

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 [...]

Spring rally for Bouffe Pontiac

Spring rally for Bouffe Pontiac

Community of Mansfield et Pontefract holds charity scavenger hunt for food bank [...]

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. [...]

Majority of Rosemerites ready to pay more taxes for Golf course

Majority of Rosemerites ready to pay more taxes for Golf course

According to the Léger survey on the Preliminary Draft of the Urban Plan and the future of the golf course [...]

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. [...]

Kids skate into summer

Kids skate into summer

Local youth centre holds skateboarding workshops for youth [...]

Rosemère Mayor fires back

Rosemère Mayor fires back

The City of Rosemère was called upon to respond to a public presentation of a project by the owners of [...]

OPP targets Quebecers buying groceries in Ontario communities

OPP targets Quebecers buying groceries in Ontario communities

Quebecers frustrated with continuing roadblocks at the Ontario border [...]

Road closure causes dustup

Road closure causes dustup

Road closure causes frustration and rule breaking [...]

Flags at half-mast after discovery of mass grave in Kamloops

Flags at half-mast after discovery of mass grave in Kamloops

Flags fly at half-mast across the Pontiac after discovery of mass graves in Kamloops [...]

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 [...]

“Muslims in Canada have become all too familiar with the violence of Islamophobia”

“Muslims in Canada have become all too familiar with the violence of Islamophobia”

Canadian Muslim groups and Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante comment on last night's anti-Muslim hate crime in Ontario, and Islamophobia in [...]

A flowery contest in Deux-Montagnes

A flowery contest in Deux-Montagnes

After being forced to cancel the 2020 edition due to the pandemic, the City of Deux-Montagnes announced the return of [...]

Arrest of a suspect in connection with the sale of illegal products around schools.

Arrest of a suspect in connection with the sale of illegal products around schools.

On April 22, investigators from the Régie intermunicipale de police Thérèse-De Blainville (RIPTB) conducted a search of a private residence [...]

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 [...]

Fire destroys family home

Fire destroys family home

House fire in Mansfield et Pontefract [...]

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. [...]

Flags at half-mast after discovery of mass grave in Kamloops

Flags at half-mast after discovery of mass grave in Kamloops

Flags fly at half-mast in the Pontiac after discovery of unmarked graves in Kamloops. [...]

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. [...]

What’s up North Shore?

What’s up North Shore?

News from the North Shore Month of May 2021 [...]

Rosemère’s online Forum on the Environment

Rosemère’s online Forum on the Environment

On June 12, the Town of Rosemère will launch the 2nd edition of its Forum on the Environmental—a free, 100% [...]

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 [...]

Deux Montagnes Council meeting

Deux Montagnes Council meeting

The City of Deux Montagnes council meeting took place on May 6th, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. once more virtually due [...]

CHSLDs double dosed in the Laurentians

CHSLDs double dosed in the Laurentians

The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) des Laurentides announced that the second round of vaccination against COVID-19 for [...]

Research on treatments against COVID-19: the CISSS des Laurentides in action

Research on treatments against COVID-19: the CISSS des Laurentides in action

The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) des Laurentides is among a list of 127 centers and units of [...]

Patients with autism spectrum disorder get involved in the community

Patients with autism spectrum disorder get involved in the community

Since October 2019, the participants of the Tremplin work platform of the Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) of [...]

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 [...]

The CISSS des Laurentides acquires neonatal transport stretchers.

The CISSS des Laurentides acquires neonatal transport stretchers.

The Laurentian Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) was able to provide the hospitals of Saint-Jérôme and Saint-Eustache as [...]

Awareness campaign #Partagelaroute

Awareness campaign #Partagelaroute

The MRC de Thérèse-De Blainville, in collaboration with the cities of Boisbriand, Blainville, Bois-Des-Filion, Lorraine, Rosemère, Sainte-Anne-Des-Plaines and Sainte-Thérèse, as [...]

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 [...]

The Deux-Montagnes fire department gets new fire engine

The Deux-Montagnes fire department gets new fire engine

A new pumper-type vehicle entered service on April 6, 2021, within the Deux-Montagnes intermunicipal fire safety service. [...]

Rosemere council meeting of April 12th

Rosemere council meeting of April 12th

Once more the City Council meeting was be held by video-conference in order to ensure the safety of our citizens [...]

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 [...]

What’s up North Shore?

What’s up North Shore?

News from the North Shore during April 2021 [...]

Rosemère Receives Government Grant for Tylee Marsh Trail Rehabilitation Work

Rosemère Receives Government Grant for Tylee Marsh Trail Rehabilitation Work

The City of Rosemère has received $150,000 in financial assistance from the Ministère de l'Éducation, under its program to support [...]

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 [...]

100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CITY OF DEUX-MONTAGNES: THE FESTIVITIES KICK OFF!

100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CITY OF DEUX-MONTAGNES: THE FESTIVITIES KICK OFF!

On August 18, the City of Deux-Montagnes will reach a pivotal stage in its development by blowing out 100 candles [...]

Rosemère Former Golf Course Dossier

Rosemère Former Golf Course Dossier

We would like to start our coverage with a summarized timeline of events as announced by the City of Rosemère [...]

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