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‘A new chapter’: Montreal Symphony Orchestra hosts free concert

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 19:48
For the first time since he arrived in the city, the orchestra’s new music director Rafael Payare hosted a concert with the public at the city's Olympic Stadium.
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Liberals will ensure gun control remains a priority: Survivors of Quebec mass school shootings

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 16:21
'The Liberal Party is the only party that can strengthen our gun laws today,' said PolySeSouvient coordinator Heidi Rathjen.
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Global News at 5:30 Montreal: Sep 9

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 15:30
The Sep 9, 2021 edition of Global News at 5:30 on Global Montreal.
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Witnesses describe deplorable conditions at Herron Residence

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 15:27
Testimony into the staffing shortages and lack of medical supplies at the CHSLD Herron in Dorval continued on Thursday with nurses and administrators illustrating the many shortcomings at the long -term care residence during the first wave of the pandemic. Global’s Tim Sargeant report.
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École Polytechnique, Dawson shooting survivors endorse federal Liberals

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 15:26
With the federal election approaching, politicians are calling for better gun control measures after a recent rise in shootings in Montreal. Now, survivors of the École Polytechnique massacre and Dawson College shooting, alongside student groups are giving their voting recommendations when it comes to the hot-button issue. Global’s Olivia O’Malley reports.
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Quebec premier criticizes Trudeau, says O’Toole would be easier to work with

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 15:25
Quebec Premier François Legault was riled up after Wednesday night’s French language debate. He said none of the federal party leaders are willing to increase health transfers to the level provinces are asking for. As Raquel Fletcher reports, he was particularly critical of Liberal leader Justin Trudeau.
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Rising COVID-19 hospitalizations not expected to overwhelm Quebec hospitals in short term: report

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 15:08
Laval, is currently the most affected region in Quebec, with 171.3 active cases per 100,000 people, followed by Montreal, with 99.2 active cases per 100,000 people.
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Royal Conservatory of Music renames Toronto school after jazz legend Oscar Peterson

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 14:32
Oscar Peterson's wife, Kelly Peterson, said in a statement that the renaming of the Royal Conservatory School "would have humbled Oscar tremendously."
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Plea deal in the works for Quebec woman accused of sending Donald Trump poison

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 12:50
Pascale Ferrier has been charged with threatening to kill and injure the U.S. president, sending threats through the mail and violating biological weapons prohibitions.
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Dozens of complaints filed against Montreal archdiocese, independent ombudswoman says

Global Montreal - Thu, 09/09/2021 - 12:04
Lawyer Marie Christine Kirouack received 45 formal complaints over her first three months in her new role — 26 of which cite various forms of abuse related to the Catholic Church.
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Anti-Semitic graffiti in Montreal draws condemnation from party leaders

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 20:27
Anti-Semitic graffiti on election signs for two Montreal-area Liberal candidates drew condemnation from party leaders on Tuesday. Read More
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Brownstein: Pandemic takes down leading Montreal catering company

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 19:31
It took four decades to build up, but just a little over a year for it all to come tumbling down. The pandemic has seen more than its share of heartbreaking business stories, but one really has to feel for the collapse of Java U Catering, one of the city’s premier food services. Read More
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D.D.O., Pierrefonds have been under a boil-water advisory for nearly a week

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 19:00
The boil-water advisory issued on Aug. 11 for parts of Dollard-des-Ormeaux and the Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough is still in effect. Read More
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Legendary Quebec film producer Rock Demers dies at 87

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:57
The most prominent producer of Quebec youth cinematography, Rock Demers, died on Monday night at the age of 87. Read More
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Legault announces new round of measures to fight COVID-19 fourth wave

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:41
QUEBEC — All Quebec health-care workers who have direct contact with patients will be required to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 1 in order to remain at their posts, Premier François Legault said Tuesday. Read More
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Make proof of vaccination mandatory for on-campus classes: McGill law profs

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:25
A group of McGill law professors is urging the university to adopt a COVID-19 proof of vaccination requirement for on-campus classes and activities or face possible lawsuits for discrimination. Read More
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Goalkeeper Clément Diop leaves FC Montréal

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:15
Goaltender Clément Diop and CF Montréal have parted ways. Read More
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Get ready for more heat and humidity in Montreal area

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:14
Environment Canada has issued a heat wave warning for southern Quebec from Wednesday through Monday. Read More
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Alouettes kicker David Coté was calm, cool and confident in pro debut

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:12
While David Côté said he was pleased the first field goal attempt of his professional career was a relatively short 23 yarder, the rookie Alouettes kicker claimed he would have connected from the 52. Read More
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Purrfect timing: Keyboard-dancing cat helps Quebec group hit lottery jackpot

Montreal Gazette - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:58
They say dogs are man's best friend, but Émile Cyr's cat is no doubt his bff these days. After all, how many other pets have helped their owners hit lottery jackpots? Read More
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