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Local community group distributes food to in-need residents

Local community group International Cultural Integration Organization distributed food to many in-need Parc-Extension residents last Friday, at Parc Metro station.Five volunteers with the organizations helped distribute portions of biryani, a South Asian mixed rice dish, to residents in need...

Quebec Budget outlines pandemic needs

Money into health care, will delay balancing budget ‘We first have to beat the pandemic,’ finance minister says in projecting $12.3B deficitJonathan Montpetit · CBC News · Posted: Mar 25, 2021 4:06 PM ET | Last Updated: March 25Premier François...

Covid-19 Vaccine. What about the children?

It seems that the entire planet is getting vaccinated! The 6 main vaccines approved for use (4 in the western world and 1 in China and 1 in Russia) are being pumped out and jabbed into arms at breakneck...

City funding to combat gun violence

City pledges $1.4M to fight gun violence in city’s North-East Mayor Valérie Plante pledged to invest $1.4 million towards community organizations to fight a rise in violent, gun-related crime in Montreal’s North-East.Mayor Valérie Plante announced the measure on Mar. 10...

Rockland Center bustling but safe

COVID-19 measures respected at one of Montreal’s most popular malls Saturday marked the tail-end of 2021’s Spring Break, and for many people and families, a return to work, school and a day-to-day routine. Many decided to spend that day with...

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...