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Conjugal violence reaches into workplace, campaign tells employers

An association of women’s shelters says it plans to send a conjugal violence campaign poster, an information brochure and contact information for shelters across the province to 1,000 of Quebec’s largest employers and unions starting this week. West Island Women’s Shelter Conjugal violence starts in the home, but it carries over into the workplace through […]

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Comedian Mike Ward refuses to pay for joke about disabled boy

Quebec comedian Mike Ward is seen at the Nasty Show at the Metropolis on July 20, 2016. Pierre Obendrauf / Montreal Gazette Comedian Mike Ward can’t get away with saying whatever he wants “under the guise of comedy,” the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday, upholding a previous decision that ordered him to pay […]

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday shoppers warned of sneaker scam

Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers are being warned about an online scam that involves rare sneakers. The Better Business Bureau says in the past few months the bureau has received 33 reports from shoppers who paid hundreds of dollars for hard-to-find custom kicks, but never received their items. The scam starts with an advertisement […]

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