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Province will allow gatherings under 10 starting Friday

Avleen K Mokha Quebec Deputy Premier Genevieve Guilbault announces reopening dates and deconfirment measures during the May 20 coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency press briefing. Photo: Screenshots / CBC Officials confirmed...

City executives can now extend state of emergency every five days

By Avleen K Mokha The City of Montreal executive committee has renewed the state of emergency until May 21 for the Montreal agglomeration. The city council also passed a motion that allows them...

Sparks fly as Quebec debates school reopening

Parents want clear directives from province leaders By Avleen K Mokha Parents, school staff, and schoolboards feel that reopening this summer creates more issues than it solves. Photo:...

Live story time and e-books for book lovers at home

Avleen K Mokha Photo: City of Montreal Tomorrow, April 23, is International Book Day. Due to government directives, local libraries Park Extension and Prévost are closed till the coronavirus...

World Health Organization Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters

COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in areas with hot and humid climates From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including...

How to talk to children and address their coronavirus concerns

Be honest and don’t keep them in the dark, youth psychiatrist says There’s no escaping it. On television, in schools, on the street and at home, one word hangs in the air: coronavirus. The...

Farrow/Ferguson’s latest book, Ball Park, is set in Park Extension

Martin C. Barry Trevor Ferguson, who writes under the pseudonym John Farrow and who was raised in Park Extension, sets his latest detective novel, Ball Park, in Park Extension.