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New privacy bill promises greater control for consumers, stiff fines for companies

Federal privacy legislation introduced today would require companies to get consent from customers through plain language, not a lengthy legal document, before using their personal data.

McGill University announces name change for men’s varsity athletics teams

McGill University has announced the new name for its varsity athletic teams: The McGill Redbirds.

St-Hubert Group to build new distribution centre in Mascouche

For several years, the restaurant chain has operated a distribution centre out of the Anjou borough in northeast Montreal.

Quebec reports 982 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths

Quebec reported 982 new positive COVID-19 cases on Tuesday and 24 deaths.

Montreal makes downtown parking free after 6 p.m. until 2021

Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante said on Twitter on Tuesday that the move is part of the city’s economic recovery plan amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Negative impact of COVID-19 felt in the core of family life: survey

The COVID-19 pandemic brings ill effects that snake their way into the heart of family life, according to a new poll unveiled Tuesday by an early childhood observatory (l’Observatoire des tout-petits).

Despite COVID-19, Bixi Montreal plans to balance its budget this year

The ride-share bicycle organization attributes its success to the popularity of outdoor exercise as a stress-reliever amid the pandemic.

Laval police search for witnesses of fatal October fire

Police in Laval are asking for the public’s help in finding witnesses to a fatal fire that took place in the Ste-Rose area in October.

5 things to know for Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Canada has surpassed 50,000 active cases of COVID-19, with more than 11,000 associated deaths.

U.S. nurse says dying COVID-19 patients spent last minutes insisting virus isn’t real

An emergency room nurse in South Dakota is speaking out in frustration after watching several COVID-19 patients die from a disease they insist isn’t real, describing the front lines like a ‘horror movie that never ends.’