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LIVE: Quebec with French-language update

Minister Responsible for the French Language Simon Jolin-Barrette with an update about the Quebec Office for the French Language, LIVE NOW

The common cold spreads in Montreal schools, causing COVID-19 confusion and fear

With the Montreal region on orange alert as of Sunday evening, the symptoms of seasonal viruses and allergies no longer seem benign and are creating panic in some schools and households.

LIST: Quebec reports 507 COVID-19 cases across 272 schools

There are now 272 Quebec schools that have reported at least one confirmed case of COVID-19 since the start of the school year, according to the latest government data.

Montreal legend inspired by Terry Fox completes 40th run on Sunday

Montreal running legend Eddy Nolan took part in his 40th Terry Fox run on Sunday.

Quebecers re-evaluate their contraceptives amid COVID-19 pandemic

The uncertainty and instability generated by the coronavirus pandemic is prompting Quebecers to reassess their main method of contraception, according to a new survey by the Leger firm.

What is ricin and how dangerous is it? A look at the poison sent to the White House

A Canadian was arrested Sunday evening at the New York-Canada border, according to U.S. law enforcement officials, under suspicion that they had sent an envelope containing poison to the White House — the latest development in a long history of…

Ginsburg’s impact on women spanned age groups, backgrounds

The pop culture status that Ruth Bader Ginsburg found — or rather, that found her — in recent years was just a side show, albeit one that amused her, to the unique and profound impact she had on women’s lives.

Quirky Canadian comedy ‘Schitt’s Creek’ takes Emmys by storm

The fish-out-of-water Canadian sitcom “Schitt’s Creek” made history for its swan song season at the Emmy Awards Sunday night, nabbing all seven categories in which it was nominated, including best comedy series.

In battle over library, Ormstown councillor says mayor threatened to call police on him

A new plan to move Ormstown’s library into a rented space in a commercial building, right next to a couple of highways, isn’t sitting well with many locals — or town councillors.

Amid astronomical closure rate, Montreal restaurateurs unsure how to survive winter

Montreal restaurateurs aren’t sure how they’ll survive without terrasses. The Canadian Chamber of Commerce estimates that two-thirds of restaurants might be closed for good by the beginning of winter, including those that have already gone under.