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Budget 2021: Government unveils $101.4B in new spending, with deficit declining

The federal government is unveiling $101.4 billion in new spending, aimed at both supporting the country through the third COVID-19 wave, and stimulating the economic recovery post-pandemic, in a historic budget presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia…

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Despite first deal with one union group, 73,000 Quebec teachers still planning April 27 walkout

While Quebec teachers unionized with one group will soon be asked to vote on their agreement in principle, the members of another major union are still planning a walkout on April 27 over their lack of a deal.

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Fewer curfew tickets issued in Quebec in the last week, despite protests

Fewer than 1,000 Quebecers received a ticket last week for violating the curfew, even while protests increased.

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City to investigate violent altercation between Black woman, transit security and police

Montreal city officials are launching an investigation into a violent altercation between several police and metro officers and a Black woman in the Jean-Talon metro this weekend.

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New study links COVID-19 and erectile dysfunction, including in younger men

COVID-19 could multiply your risk of suffering from erectile dysfunction, and if you already suffer from it, you could also be at greater risk of being infected by COVID-19.

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Quebec to lower age eligibility for AstraZeneca vaccine; Arruda receives first Moderna shot

Quebec will soon lower the age eligibility for the AstraZeneca vaccine, but public health director Horacio Arruda wouldn’t say what the age limit will be.

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Quebec Liberals want government to set up hotel rooms, other services for women fleeing domestic violence

The Quebec Liberal Party is calling on the Quebec government to set up emergency services, including setting up hotel rooms, to accommodate women fleeing domestic violence when no shelters are available.

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Quebec sees second daily drop in COVID-19 numbers with just 1,092 new cases Monday

Quebec saw another significant drop in new COVID-19 cases on Monday, recording just 1,092 new infections.

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Ottawa police set up checkpoints at Ottawa-Gatineau crossings

Ottawa police officers will be stationed 24 hours a day, seven days a week on the Ontario side of the Champlain Bridge, Portage Bridge, Chaudiere Bridge and Macdonald-Cartier Bridge.

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Joyce Echaquan posthumously awarded International Rosa Parks Prize

The late Joyce Echaquan, an Indigenous woman who died last September in a Quebec hospital after filming staff insulting her, has been posthumously awarded the International Rosa Parks Prize.

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