Neighborhood issues on Stephanie King’s mind
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Neighborhood issues on Stephanie King’s mind

Stephanie Henry King stands proudly on the foundation of her Little Burgundy upbringing. She credits the borough, which is considered one of Montreal’s first Black neighborhoods, as shaping her...

Meet Chanel M. Sutherland:  winner of the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize
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Meet Chanel M. Sutherland:  winner of the 2021 CBC Nonfiction Prize

  In the socially distant silence of the pandemic last year, the brutal murder of George Floyd sparked boycotts, protests, and rallies. Discussions around race relations were brought to...

In Desperation, Quebec Offers Nurses Big Money
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In Desperation, Quebec Offers Nurses Big Money

The aim is to get about 4500 nurses and back into the public healthcare system. To make it happen the Quebec government is ready to pump about $1 billion...

TANZANIAN WRITER WINS NOBEL PRIZE
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TANZANIAN WRITER WINS NOBEL PRIZE

The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded on Thursday October 7, to Abdulrazak Gurnah for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of...

Montreal author Ketsia Morand offers tools for healing
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Montreal author Ketsia Morand offers tools for healing

The beginning of fall finds Ketsia Morand busy juggling her motherhood responsibilities, schoolwork and now press for her new book; When It Hurts Too Much to Let Go. It’s...

Trevor Williams’ long and glorious history on and off the court
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Trevor Williams’ long and glorious history on and off the court

Former basketball star, Trevor Williams is proud of many things. One of them is his Trevor Williams Kids Foundation, where for the past 28 years he has managed to...

Deadline for all health workers in Quebec to get vaccinated set to Oct. 15
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Deadline for all health workers in Quebec to get vaccinated set to Oct. 15

On Tuesday September 7, the Quebec government announced that all health care workers no longer have the option of turning down the vaccine. And as of October 15, healthcare...

Montrealers deliver for HAITI
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Montrealers deliver for HAITI

Days after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated part of Haiti’s southern peninsula on August 14, Montrealer Svens Telemaque got busy trying mobilize help for victims. Through what he describes...

IN REPENTIGNY, SOMETHING HAS TO GIVE BETWEEN POLICE AND BLACKS
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IN REPENTIGNY, SOMETHING HAS TO GIVE BETWEEN POLICE AND BLACKS

For the past five years complaints about racial profiling by the Repentigny police force (Service de police de la Ville de Repentigny or SPVR.) have been increasing. Things are getting to...

Aaliya Arthur is Miss Teenage Quebec and a lot more
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Aaliya Arthur is Miss Teenage Quebec and a lot more

At 15 years old Aaliya Arthur has an astuteness and depth that goes beyond her years. She was recently crowned in a virtual ceremony earlier in the summer and...