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The Foundation for the Rights and Liberties of Quebecers, organized a motorized protest against government lockdown measures that took place last Saturday. The foundation’s leader, Stephane Blais planned the protest alongside his team and in tandem with the Surete du Quebec, the Quebec Trans…

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By now most Montrealers know Highway 20 is closed in both directions at the Dorval Circle. The closure is for at least the next two weeks and likely longer for emergency repairs. This is having a major impact on anyone who still commutes in Montreal, to and from the West Island, Trudeau Airp…

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Last August, the Plante administration announced that it would open temporary winter shelters at the old Royal Victoria hospital site, in Complexe Guy-Favreau on René-Levesque Boulevard and the YMCA in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. Altogether, the shelters would be able to accommodate 315 beds. But…

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The Quebec government welcomed the fact last week that daily COVID cases fell from 1,078 Oct. 7 to 844 Oct. 13. But the government was also pleased that in terms of new cases versus overall testing, the number of negative results remained between nearly 95 and more than 96 percent.

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“There’s a considerable gap between someone suffering from mental health issues alone with no help and them actually getting professional services,” says Paula Barbaresso, workplace mental health consultant. “That’s a gap that needs to be bridged,” she adds, “and that bridge is peer support …

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Until COVID-19 hit, a visit to the Dayscape Adult Activity Center was mostly fun and games for some seniors in South Florida. The Coconut Creek facility welcomed some 500 members for classes and organized animated activities each month.

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The 26th annual Shield of Athena art auction, which raises funds for services to victims of family violence, will take place virtually this year rather than in person because of COVID-19.

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Nineteen industrial and commercial buildings in Quebec were recently recognized for their energy performance. The 4-year Building Energy Challenge launched by BOMA Quebec, the province’s largest association of commercial and property owners and managers, named Year 2 winners in the friendly …

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Due to the recent COVID-19 protocols, the Autism Speaks Canada Walk on Wheels Car Parade, originally scheduled to take place this Sun. Oct. 25 in Pointe Claire, is going virtual. To participate you can walk around the block, in your own backyard, decorate your car before a quick grocery run …

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After I binge-watched season three of the Israeli-thriller Fauda, I went into a bit of withdrawal. But now comes Tehran, a new espionage thriller from Fauda writer Moshe Zonder. It tells the thrilling story of a Mossad agent who goes deep undercover on a dangerous mission in Tehran that plac…

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In the midst of International Senior’s weeks (first 2 weeks of October), the Services Communautaires Canadiens-Italiens du Québec inc. has partnered with the provincial committee for awareness and prevention of elder abuse and is spreading an important message for English-speaking seniors.

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A campaign has been launched to make a turnkey Black history teaching kit accessible and affordable for all Canadian students.

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St. Laurent council at its October public meeting adopted a $73.7 million borough budget for 2021 and a $97 million 10-year capital plan for 2021-2030 for upcoming projects.

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There will not be a by-election this year for District 8, which was held for decades by the late councillor Ruth Kovac, the city has announced.

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Ten days ago in the Massachusetts town of Great Barrington, Oxford University professor Dr. Sunetra Gupta along with Harvard University’s Dr. Martin Kulldorff and Stanford’s Dr. Jay Bhattacharya authored a call to end lockdowns and adopt new strategies against the Covid pandemic. Some 6000 d…

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Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the show must go on and The McGill IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Research Group will indeed hold its annual fundraising event — this year dubbed “Laugh Your Butt Off (At Home!)” on Thursday, Nov. 12 via Zoom, featuring international entertainer and mentalist…