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There are three vaccination sites serving West Island residents While preparations were taking place, the West Island Health Board (CIUSSS) was continuing to vaccinate seniors for the last several weeks.

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Even as Quebec is beginning to vaccinate the general population over 70 years old this week, Canada still ranks 43rd in the world in terms of doses given per 100 people, according to the Bloomberg vaccine tracker.

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The news continued to improve regarding COVID-19 between Feb. 18 and 23. Quebec’s new daily COVID cases remained below 1,000, between a new low of 666 and 858, the latest provincial statistics reveal.

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The tragic situation regarding homelessness in Montreal remains unresolved. The city continues to return responsibility to the province. City Councilor Benoit Langevin, repeatedly explained to the city and to media since the start of the pandemic that emergency funds can and should be alloca…

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“Parents and children alike will be happy to know that the City of Dorval has planned many special activities to entertain the whole family from February 27 to March 7,” said Sébastien Gauthier.

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As of Monday March 1st, the three locations designated to serve West Islanders as COVID 19 vaccinations sites opened. Anyone now aged 70 and over can book an appointment by calling 1.877.644.4545 or by registering online via quebec.ca/vaccinCOVID.

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“In these exceptional times, we all have to take steps to protect everyone’s health and safety,” said John Belvedere. “We’re proud of this collaboration with the CIUSSS that will benefit the entire Pointe Claire and West Island community, and help ensure that this health crisis is soon behin…

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With the provincial government easing some restrictions for public outings for the March break including indoor pools, the city of Dorval reopened its Aquatic Centre and Sports Complex as well as Westwood Sports Centre.

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On day one of the new travel measures ordered by the federal government, Montreal Airport looks like a ghost town with a testing center set up boldly in the arrival section just a few meters from the entrance doors. The arrival section is protected by heavy security with nearly two dozen off…

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“As part of the relocation of a storm sewer in Kirkland, we must proceed with a complete closure of a portion of the service road on Highway 40 West, between Houde and Jean-Yves streets, this weekend,” said REM spokesperson Emmanuelle Rouillard-Moreau.

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Dollard-des-Ormeaux COUNCILLOR GAUTHIER PASSES AWAY: The flags at Dollard-des-Ormeaux City Hall are flying at half mast to honour the recent passing of longtime councillor Colette Gauthier. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Councillor Col…

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"It's a great honour to be recognized among Montreal’s top employers, especially in this particular year where the COVID-19 pandemic has put the economy on hold, disrupting the daily lives of organizations and undermining the mental health of the community,” said Patrice Boileau.

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More than a dozen community groups are calling on Montreal council to pass Snowdon councillor Marvin Rotrand's motion "calling on provincial and federal public health authorities to collect race-based and socioeconomic data on COVID-19."

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Ontario resident, Lucy (last name withheld upon request) a healthy mother of two, was ordered to take a PCR test along with her co-workers in early November when a colleague tested positive for Sars-Cov-2. Her result was negative. A few days later she developed an exceedingly high fever and …

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COVID restrictions in Quebec are being somewhat relaxed, partially to accommodate parents who are staying home with their children for March break, but the 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew in red zones will remain for now, Premier François Legault announced Tuesday afternoon. The relaxed rules will l…

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The Good News Chapel (GNC) opened on Sunday for the regular mass service. Over 100 members attended the service.

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New quarantine rules, in which Canadians returning from trips will have to stay in a hotel while waiting for COVID test results at a cost to them of some $2,000, take effect Feb. 22, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday morning. The order is retroactive to all who are abroad now as…

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The United Kingdom variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Côte St. Luc, Mayor Mitchell Brownstein told The Suburban Thursday. We contacted the Mayor after discovering a COVID-19 variant has been detected at Écoles Yeshiva Yavne, on the former site of The Suburban on Wavell Road, according …

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He was a father, grandfather, World War II veteran, social worker, hotel manager but mostly, Lieutenant Wolf William Solkin was an advocate for seniors and veterans’ rights.

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Numerous facts have emerged in recent days about the failures of the Trudeau government’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. “Lives are at stake and the economy is in the tank due to lockdowns that have only been required because Trudeau’s government has unforgivably dropped the ball,” Financial …

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“The pandemic is changing things in so many ways, but it’s also providing opportunities for us to find new ways, more accessible ways of maintaining long-standing traditions such as Open House at John Abbott,” said John Halpin.

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About two years ago, the city of Beaconsfield partnered with GCoM (Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Canada) to take part in a pilot project focusing on climate change in municipalities.

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“Throughout the years, WIBCA and its volunteers have been dedicated to promoting cultural and educational activities to all–regardless of gender, race or ethnic origin. It is important to acknowledge all their hard work in building a vibrant community and offer our support in their efforts t…

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Thursday night was supposed to be a celebratory Mapping Ceremony themed “Révolution du coeur” at the Cabot Square Warming Centre for the homeless half a block from Westmount. The centre was named for Raphael Andre who died in an outdoor toilet when he had to leave the Open Door shelter due t…

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The city of Dorval will be hosting its annual Winter Festival this year. But with changes that reflect the current provincial guidelines in accordance with COVID 19.

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With the aim of reducing the spread of COVID-19, the Quebec government announced the extension up to and including February 8, 2021 throughout Quebec — of the closing of non-essential commercial enterprises. Online stores and stores offering delivery or curbside pickup have been given free r…