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Quebec professor’s drink to treat mild cognitive impairments in older adults hitting store shelves

A ketogenic drink developed by a Quebec professor to treat mild cognitive impairments in older adults that can lead to Alzheimers and dementia will be hitting the shelves soon, after years of research.

Montreal man killed in police shooting was a father who worked at seniors’ home but was ‘struggling with poverty’

A family friend of the man who was shot and killed by Montreal police on Thursday, 41-year-old Sheffield Matthews, says he was a dedicated father who worked at a seniors’ home, though he struggled with poverty.

Montreal’s temporary housing solutions met with skepticism from tent city residents, opposition

Montreal’s mayor is encouraging people living in a tent city to use new shelters for the winter – but many of them say they don’t want to leave.

If you’ve got it, haunt it: Montreal man creates COVID-19 friendly haunted house

A code red and potential fine won’t stop Scott Trainor from having people visit his haunted house on Halloween.

Longueuil mayor promises to deal with wastewater spills

Longueuil Mayor Sylvie Parent said she promises to deal the poor history of her city’s wastewater treatment network, which has been ranked as the worst in all of Quebec by the Fondation Rivieres.

Canadians need to cut contacts by 25 per cent to curb second COVID-19 wave: modelling

Based on the current projections, Canadians need to decrease their current rate of contacts by 25 per cent in order to get the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic under control in this country.

Class-action lawsuit in investment case can go ahead, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court of Canada says a class-action suit over personal investments can proceed against a Montreal-based financial services firm.

Montreal COVID-19 cases plateaued but ‘uncomfortable’: public health director

Montreal’s director of public health Mylene Drouin said COVID-19 cases have plateaued but she said the number of new confirmed cases is still uncomfortable.

Quebec reports 1,108 more cases of COVID-19, 18 deaths

Quebec health authorities reported another 1,108 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 104,952.

The distribution machine behind Quebec’s COVID-19 drug stockpile and pharmacy flu vaccines

Demand for the flu vaccine this year in Quebec is sky high, and appointments may be hard to come by. Still, pharmacies that ordered flu vaccines will all receive their supply by November 1, in time for the start of…