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Quebec health minister asks everyone to stay home unless ‘truly necessary’

As Quebec enters its second wave of COVID-19, the province’s health minister is once again asking Quebecers to stay home unless absolutely necessary — regardless of where their regions rank on the province’s alert system.

Routine blood test may predict increased mortality risk in COVID-19 patients, study finds

U.S. scientists say they have identified a routine blood test that could help predict which COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital face a higher risk of becoming critically ill and dying from the virus.

Violent events in Montreal’s Old Port: Reward of up to $10K for information leading to arrests

Sun Youth Organzation is offering a reward of up to $10,000 to anyone who can help lead to the arrest of suspects linked to three events in Montreal’s Old Port over the summer.

Montreal reports almost 250 new COVID-19 cases, surpasses 32,000

Montreal public health authorities reported Thursday that 32,063 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

Outaouais sees highest one-day spike in new COVID-19 cases

Thirty-six new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday in western Quebec, including Gatineau.

Supreme Court of Canada to hear the maple syrup heist case

The Supreme Court of Canada will hear the case of the 2012 maple syrup heist.

Some CRA online services remain unavailable a month after cyberattacks

More than a month after the Canada Revenue Agency took its website offline in the wake of a major cyberattack, the federal tax collection agency won’t say when it expects its online services to fully return to normal.

Film and television technicians in Quebec have a new, larger union behind them

Quebec artists and technicians struggling to survive in a pandemic- let alone practice their craft, may at least have more negotiation clout moving forward, now that three major unions have merged.

Quebec reports 582 new cases of COVID-19, six more hospitalizations

Quebec health authorities reported 582 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total number of cases in the province since the start of the pandemic to 69,670.

Costco to open new business centre at St-Hubert location

On Sept. 29, Costco’s St-Hubert location will become a business centre.