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Eric Salvail sexual assault trial continues as Crown brings in new witnesses

As the trial of Eric Salvail resumes in Montreal, the Crown is set to call additional witnesses to attack the former Quebec media personality’s credibility.

Under the sea: research says whales, dolphins and more could get infected by COVID-19

A new study from scientists at Halifax’s Dalhousie University predicts that certain species of whales, dolphins, seals and other endangered marine mammals could be highly susceptible to infection from COVID-19.

Suspected Molotov cocktail sets car ablaze in Saint-Leonard

Montreal police are investigating potential arson in Saint-Leonard after a car was found in flames on Sunday night.

Air Canada reports $685M third-quarter loss compared with $636M profit a year ago

Air Canada reported a $685-million loss in its third quarter compared with a profit of $636 million in the same quarter last year as the number of people flying plunged due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel restrictions.

Pfizer says early data signals COVID-19 vaccine is effective

Pfizer says an early peek at its vaccine data suggests the shots may be 90 per cent effective at preventing COVID-19, indicating the company is on track later this month to file an emergency use application with U.S. regulators.

5 things to know for Monday, November 9, 2020

Canada has had more than 264,000 total cases of COVID-19, with nearly 38,500 cases still active.

‘He was fascinating’: Lisa LaFlamme reflects on Alex Trebek’s legacy

In the wake of broadcaster Alex Trebek’s death following a battle with pancreatic cancer, CTV News Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme reflected on his life, calling him “someone very special.”

Petition for a ‘Place Suzanne-Clermont’ created for victim of Quebec sword massacre

Three citizens of Quebec City have launched a petition online asking the mayor of the city, Regis Labeaume, to have a space named Place Suzanne-Clermont built in homage one of the two victims of the sword attacks on Halloween in…

Majority of Quebecers concerned about the French language: survey

The majority of Quebecers are concerned about the situation surrounding the French language in Quebec and want stronger legislation to protect it, according to the results of a poll published on Monday.

Sunny weather, sunny smiles: Montrealers find relief from COVID anxiety by heading outdoors

With winter not far away –at least, on the calendar– and the city still mired in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Montrealers took advantage of the unseasonable warm weather this weekend and headed outdoors.