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Year: 2021

Quebec pharmacies to start offering free flu shots Nov. 1

Quebecers can make an appointment now on the Clic Santé webtsite and check if their community pharmacy is on the list of vaccination sites.

Women, young people more supportive of land acknowledgments by NHL teams: survey

The survey comes after a controversy over the Montreal Canadiens reading a statement before home games recognizing that they are playing on unceded Indigenous territory and thanking the Mohawk Nation for its hospitality.

Dishy Rishi Sunak serves up a thin gruel budget that fails to address the key problem with the UK economy – lack of productivity

​​The good news about the UK budget is that the economy is recovering to pre-Covid levels faster than we thought. The bad news is that, even before the pandemic, it has been and remains fundamentally under-productive. After the crushing impact…

Still haven’t settled on a mayoral candidate? Tune into English debate at 5:30 Thursday

Haven’t decided who to vote for as mayor this year? If so, you’ll have one more chance to hear them before advance voting starts this Saturday. Thursday’s English-language debate airs at 5:30.

We risk terrifying a generation of women if we go into a moral panic over ‘needle spiking’ in clubs without looking at the facts

Needle spiking in clubs: Without looking at the facts, we risk terrifying a generation of women if we first go into a moral panic Across the UK, a panic has developed around the idea that young women are being ‘spiked’…

Two workers missing in Quebec scaffolding collapse found dead, according to union, family

Though Quebec provincial police hasn’t yet confirmed that workers were found dead amid the rubble of a mill in the Eastern Townships, messages of condolence have flooded social media networks, paying tribute to two men who were missing in the…

A post-pandemic job fair: $1,000 signing bonuses, but workers have their own priorities

A job fair opened Wednesday at the Palais des Congrès and highlighted the pressing labour shortage in Quebec — as well as the new priorities workers seem to have, with salary not at the top of the list.

Shipping companies face fines for docking too long at ports

SAN PEDRO, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 15: People ride on a tour boat beneath cargo containers stacked on a container ship at the Port of Los Angeles, the nation’s busiest container port, on October 15, 2021 in San Pedro, California. (Photo…

Speaker Pelosi: Reconciliation framework enough to bring infrastructure to a vote in House

WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCTOBER 21: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., along with members of Congress, parents and caregiving advocates hold a press conference supporting Build Back Better investments in home care, childcare, paid leave and expanded CTC payments in front…

NHL fines Chicago Blackhawks $2M for failing to follow through with sexual assault allegations against an assistant coach from 2010

Blackhawks logo. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images) OAN Newsroom UPDATED 2:13 PM PT – Wednesday, October 27, 2021 The National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks general manager, Stan Bowman, has stepped down after reports revealed the team failed to follow through…