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Montreal reports 229 new cases of COVID-19, one more death

Montreal public health reported 229 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of cases in the city since the start of the pandemic to 32,292.

Quebec man facing charges in U.S. in darknet fentanyl trafficking case

U.S. authorities have charged a Quebec man for allegedly importing fentanyl into the United States using a network of secret websites called the darknet.

Weather: Summer’s coming back for the weekend!

Summer weather is making a comeback this weekend across southwestern Quebec. Temperatures are expected to soar into the upper 20s, and with humidity in place it’s expected to feel like the low 30s.

Quebec surpasses 70,000 cases of COVID-19 with 637 new infections

Quebec health authorities reported 637 new cases of the disease on Friday, bringing the provincial total to 70,307.

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…