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Montreal public health investigates possible legionella outbreak in LaSalle

Seven cases were declared among the population between Sept. 9 and 22 and an investigation is underway to determine the cause of the outbreak.

Corruption case against former Quebec deputy premier halted

The corruption case has been halted against former Quebec deputy premier Nathalie Normandeau and her co-accused four-and-a-half years after their high-profile arrest.

Weekend Traffic: Major construction planned for (surprise! surprise!) the Turcot and Highway 15

Those planning to drive this weekend will want to stay away from Highway 15 northbound between the Samuel-de Champlain Bridge and the Turcot Interchange as well as the Ville-Marie Expressway (720) eastbound between the Turcot and the tunnel. Highway 40…

5 things to know for Friday, September 25, 2020

Canada is approaching 150,000 total cases of COVID-19, with more than 11,100 cases still active.

NDG borough mayor presents ‘modest’ budget over Zoom

The budget for the Cote-Des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-De-Grace (CDN-NDG) was released Thursday night with parks and traffic measures top among the Montreal borough’s concerns.

After long-term care, Quebec private seniors residences a growing COVID-19 concern

A slow but steady rise of COVID-19 cases in Quebec’s private seniors residences in recent weeks is causing concern among experts and authorities, who want to avoid the disaster that befell long-term care homes during the first wave of the…

Montreal photographer chronicles Black women in health care

Montreal photographer Karene Isabelle’s portraits of Black women in health care tell the stories of their roles in health-care professions, and their fight to be recognized.

‘War’ of personalities tore Montreal Museum of Fine Arts apart: study

A “war” of personalities tore apart the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, leading to the chief curator’s dismissal, an independent study into the affair has revealed.

Fast-tracked construction on Highway 30 will give South Shore commuters reserved carpool, transit lane

The Quebec government is forging ahead with a fast-tracked project to create a reserved carpool and public transit lane on a busy highway south of Montreal.

Jean Coutu management says there won’t be delays for prescription drugs despite worker lockout

Management at Jean Coutu is trying to reassure customers that it will still be able to distribute prescription drugs after it locked out nearly 700 employees at its warehouse near Montreal.