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Month: October 2020

Montreal’s Chinese community responds to racism with fortune cookies of acceptance

As Montreal battles the COVID-19 pandemic’s second wave, the city’s Chinese community is once again facing rising racism.

Police watchdog investigating after man found unconscious in Quebec City police cell

Quebec’s Independent Investigations Bureau says it’s launching a probe after a man was seriously injured while in custody of Quebec City police.

Quebec musicians pleading for help as survey shows one-in-five saying show’s over

Hard hit by the closure of concert halls and other music venures, professional musicians are calling on governments for help when nearly one-in-five of them has decided to give up their career during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dollarama employees protest against employment agencies in Montreal

Dollarama warehouse workers plan to demonstrate on Saturday afternoon in front of a store in Plaza Saint-Hubert in Montreal. The retail giant denies the allegations.

‘There’s never a dull moment’: 12-year-old dabbling in special effects make up has new face every day

Jeremy Hubscher, 12, is a seventh-grader at John Rennie High School and lives in Dollard-des-Ormeaux. He’s recently started a hobby that’s going to turn a lot of heads this Halloween — he’s taught himself special effects makeup.

Warehouse party raided, 83 people face nearly $5,000 in fines for violating COVID-19 measures

Montreal police (SPVM) raided a warehouse Friday night and fines to 83 people who had gathered there for a party in contravention of COVID-19 health measures.

Two men pulled from burning car wreck in Quebec, driver arrested for drunk driving

Alcohol and speed could be a factor in an accident that resulted in two young men being pulled from their burning vehicle by witnesses in Lachute, in the Laurentians, about an hour northwest of Montreal.

Quebec reports 1,064 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths

Quebec public health officials announced Saturday that 106,016 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 in the province, and 6,246 people have died due to the disease since the start of the pandemic.

Families prepare for pandemic-era Halloween with public health restrictions in place

Families across the country have assembled their costumes and stockpiled their candy to celebrate a Halloween unlike any other.

Actor Sean Connery, the ‘original’ James Bond, dies at 90

Scottish actor Sean Connery, the first actor to play James Bond on film and for many fans the best, has died. He was 90.