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Canadian dollar hits strongest level in more than two years

The Canadian dollar touched its strongest level against the U.S. dollar since October 2018, following positive COVID-19 vaccine news from Pfizer and news over the weekend that Joe Biden won the U.S. presidential election. The loonie was trading at 1.30…

Lanaudiere Native Friendship Centre will be relocated and expanded in Joliette

The government of Quebec is investing $3.1 million in the relocation and expansion of the Lanaudiere Native Friendship Centre in Joliette.

Five suspects face 80 charges linked to string of catalytic converter thefts

Longueuil police have arrested several people in connection to a string of catalytic converter thefts that began at the beginning of the year.

Mi’kmaq First Nations joining with Premium Brands to buy Clearwater Seafoods for $1B

Premium Brands Holdings Corp. and a group of Mi’kmaq First Nations are buying Clearwater Seafoods Inc. for $1 billion, including debt.

Canadian company says its COVID-19 vaccine spurred ‘promising antibody response’ in Phase 1 of clinical trials

The Canadian company behind a new plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine candidate has released the results of their Phase 1 clinical trials, saying two doses of their adjuvanted vaccine spurred a significant antibody response in 100 per cent of the trial subjects.

Train hits car stalled on tracks in Rivieres-des-Prairies, no one injured

Police were at the scene of an accident in Rivieres-des-Prairies Monday night where a passenger train hit a pick up truck stalled on the tracks.

Seven dead, at least 80 residents test positive in major COVID-19 outbreak at Joliette CHSLD

A Joliette long-term care residence is the site of a sudden spike of COVID-19 cases, with at least seven people dying of the virus in a matter of days.

PM says Canada preparing for effective vaccine in 2021

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he sees “the light at the end of the tunnel” of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, after seeing the news that Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate may be substantially effective and ready for distribution in early 2021.

Westmount High students, faculty celebrate their most famous alumna’s election to vice-president

Almost 40 years ago, Kamala Harris graduated from Montreal’s Westmount High School. On Monday, students at her alma mater came to class knowing that one of their own would be the next vice-president of the United States.

Demolition of Pointe-Claire’s iconic Pioneer Bar to begin Tuesday

The building that once housed a beloved Pointe-Claire watering hole will begin coming down on Tuesday.