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Vaccines are ‘weapons of mass reduction’

Québec pharmacies are set to participate in mass vaccination campaign The provincial government updated Quebecers on the vaccination campaign on Tuesday, outlining their plan to use pharmacies as vaccination centers. Quebecers will therefore be able to get their COVID-19 shot...

Myanmar coup felt in Canada

Burmese-Canadians want their government to respond in helping democracy in Myanmar By: Matias Brunet-Kirk Large-scale protests have swept across Myanmar since the democratically elected government of Nobel Peace Laureate and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and her party the National...

COVID-19: Quebec GovernmentRelaxes Measures

The Legault government announced on Tuesday that it will be relaxing COVID-19 health measures in the run-up to March break, as case numbers continue to drop.The provincial government announced it will be allowing indoor pools, sports arenas and movie...

Managing your dog and cat separation anxiety when you return to work

Separation anxiety is difficult for both you and your pet. But a few simple changes can make a huge difference as life returns to some semblance of normal. When one of my co-workers found out about a tiny, orphaned kitten...

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 ten people over a four day period (the 24th – the 27th), and although that decision pleased many, it infuriated...

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 the young in many neighborhoods in Montréal … and in Park Extension, Jess Albayrak keeps a close eye on...

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 a return, much like pandemics, essentially an obvious pandemic all its own And it is at a time when our...

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 two nations? I read The Art of the Deal by Donald Trump back in 2004. Believe it or not, at the time...

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 both to the media The CIUSSS du Center-Ouest-de-Île-de-Montréal has been the victim of a hacker attack. Healthcare facility has seen...

OPINION- Zombie Nation

Editorial/Opinion - As pharmaceutical companies move onto human testing for a resolution to Covid-19, many worry about the effects of these drugs and/or vaccines in the long run. I can still remember getting vaccinated in grade school. I remember my...