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Quebec judge who asked woman to remove hijab in court to offer apology

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By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 30, 2020 3:45 pm     Updated July 30, 2020 3:55 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Quebec judge who refused to allow a Muslim woman to appear in court wearing a hijab in 2015 will apologize. In […]

New Brunswick announces that it will open border to Quebec communities for day trips

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The New Brunswick government announced on Thursday that it is opening its border to a limited group of Quebec residents for day trips. The province says that starting on Aug. 1, residents of Avignon Municipal Regional County, Listuguj First Nation and the Témiscouata Municipal Regional County will be allowed to enter the province for day […]

COVID-19: Red Cross staffing lower than expected in Quebec long term care homes – Montreal

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The number of temporary Canadian Red Cross-trained workers needed in Quebec’s long-term care homes is short of the 900 that were expected to replace departing Canadian military personnel. On Wednesday, the humanitarian agency’s Quebec branch said it had 160 employees working in the province’s long-term care facilities at the beginning of the week, a number expected to rise […]

Health officials take over private seniors’ home in Quebec City after COVID-19 spike – Montreal

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Health authorities in Quebec City have taken over the day-to-day care at a private seniors’ residence following a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. Officials made the announcement Tuesday — the same day the province’s minister for seniors, Marguerite Blais, announced an investigation into the situation at the Auberge aux Trois Pignons in the city’s Beauport […]

Wireless data prices lower in Quebec than similar plans across Canada, data shows

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By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 28, 2020 9:00 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A new government report shows Canada’s three biggest wireless carriers have lowered prices for a number of plans in Quebec since January but left them unchanged in all other provinces. […]

PQ member for Gaspé calls for money, police after tourists descend on region – Montreal

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A member of the Quebec legislature representing the popular tourist region of Gaspé is calling on the province to send police and money to help locals deal with rowdy vacationers. Méganne Perry Mélançon with the Parti Québécois said in a news release today Gaspé doesn’t have the resources to ensure out-of-towners respect their surroundings. Quebecers […]

Boy, 12, in critical condition after kayak struck by seaplane in Quebec’s Outaouais region – Montreal

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By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 26, 2020 4:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec provincial police say a 12-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a seaplane while kayaking near Grand-Remous in western Quebec on Saturday. The boy suffered serious head […]

Provincial police find body of missing man on lake east of Montreal – Montreal

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By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 26, 2020 1:44 pm     Updated July 26, 2020 1:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Provincial police say they have found the body of a 20-year-old man who disappeared in Lac Waterloo after a pedal boat accident, […]

Posting on Quebec’s COVID-19 frontline shaped Duvernay-Tardif’s decision: agent

1595730647 Posting on Quebecs COVID 19 frontline shaped Duvernay Tardifs decision agent  - Quebec

Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif’s decision to sit out the 2020 NFL season and focus on medicine wasn’t an easy one, but his experience on the front lines of Quebec’s COVID-19 fight at a long-term care home shaped that decision, his agent said Saturday. The Canadian offensive lineman announced late Friday through social […]

Quebec police search lake, shoreline for missing boater in his 20s – Montreal

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Quebec provincial police divers are searching for the body of a man in his 20s in Lac Waterloo in southern Quebec after a pedal boat accident. Around 5 a.m., Saturday, Quebec provincial police received a call for a man whose boat began to take on water. Police say the victim, who didn’t know how to swim […]