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Toddler dies after being struck by vehicle in the driveway

Article content An 18-month-old died after being hit by a pick-up truck in a driveway at home on Saturday in St-Eustache. St-Eustache police said a 911 call was made around 1 p.m. First responders and police found the child seriously injured. The child was taken to hospital, but later died. We apologize, but this video […]

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COVID-19: Côte-St-Luc mayor tells synagogue-goers to self-isolate

Côte-St-Luc Mayor Mitchell Brownstein is urging all residents who attended synagogue in the two weeks prior to the shuttering of congregations throughout the municipality last Thursday to self-isolate for 14 days. The west-end municipality has more places of worship than any city of comparable size in Quebec, including five major synagogue congregations and several smaller […]

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Should people with flu-like symptoms be tested for COVID-19?

In South Korea, where the new coronavirus illness is raging, there are drive-through sites at which people can be tested. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States this week lifted most restrictions on testing for COVID-19, as the respiratory illness sweeping the globe is known, to expand testing “to a wider […]

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Karl Lohnes: Gift suggestions to help celebrate time at home

Keeping my toes toasty and my rooms stylish this winter is easy with a cozy, stylish faux fur throw. bedbathandbeyond.ca By now I’ve read gift-giving articles, blogs and seen many TV segments telling me what holiday gifts to give to fashionistas, camping enthusiasts, commuters and so on. I’ve decided to do something a little different: […]

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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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Gazette Christmas Fund: Senior with mobility issues tries to keep his spirits up

“We’re all pretty separated; it’s not like it was before,” Jacques said of his family. “But on Christmas, we’re all together.” Every year, Jacques and his three adult children gather at his home in Greenfield Park to celebrate the holidays. Usually, the gang will bundle up and head over to a restaurant for dinner. On […]

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Cannabis: SQDC to open a Pointe-Claire location by end of March

Cannabis is coming to Pointe-Claire. The SQDC has signed a lease and will open a store at 1866 Sources Blvd. — onetime home to the bar Bourbon Street West — by the end of March. The outlet will bring the number of Montreal area stores to five, including current locations on Ste-Catherine St., St-Hubert St., […]

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