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Montreal Grand Prix might get green light despite COVID-19 -- "I think it's possible, technically, to have this kind of race without having a risk to the population if they respect standards of hygiene and protocols," Quebec public health director Horacio Arruda said Tuesday.

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COVID-19 live updates: Montreal schools, non-essential businesses may close 'in coming weeks' – Legault - With variants spreading and more young people getting infected in Quebec, don't expect life to return to normal before June 24, premier warns.

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'We have two big months ahead': Legault warns normalcy won't come before June 24 -- "I know you are fed up (but) it's your health which is at stake," the premier said at a news conference Tuesday, addressing young Quebecers after two nights of anti-curfew protests.

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Quebec confirms first case of a blood clot after AstraZeneca vaccine administered -- The Health Ministry says measures are in place, the person was treated and is recovering and the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe.

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Quebec tweaks rules for outdoor mask-wearing -- Quebecers in red and orange zones must now wear masks outdoors during any activity involving even just one person from a different household unless they are seated two metres apart.

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When seniors residence staff heard 'COVID,' everyone left, coroner's inquest hears -- An employee at a seniors residence in Lévis said widespread panic set in once it was announced three residents were being tested for COVID-19.

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Christopher Labos: What won't protect you from COVID-19 -- Practices like fogging, fumigation, electrostatic spraying and ultrasonic waves have no clear benefit and potentially carry some risk.

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Legault 'forgets' possibly unpopular measures at news conferences, PQ charges -- "It's a strategy ... not to have the premier or the minister of public health be associated with unpopular measures while in front of two million Quebecers."

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Convicted fraudster Lino Matteo not allowed to advise family on finances -- The former CEO of the financial management company Mount Real Corp. is out on day parole as he continues to serve his sentence for his role in the Cinar scandal.

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Montreal busker on trial for murder questioned about marriage, work -- The prosecution says Cedric Gagnon was killed with a bass guitar and dismembered weeks before Montreal police were advised he was missing.

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Kheiriddin: Trudeau's 'feminist' Liberals shut down a probe into military sexual misconduct -- The women who came forward to the committee are frustrated, dispirited and angry.

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Allison Hanes: Help runs out for the helpers in N.D.G. -- Emergency federal funding used to provide mental health support to young crisis workers has come to an end.

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Nawaz: The grass is always greener — especially in a pandemic -- Why argue about who's had it worse? It's a contest nobody wants to win. Truth is, everyone has suffered.

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Brownstein: Protesters pick wrong targets in Old Montreal -- It's heartless and unconscionable that these merchants were targeted. How about their "freedom?"

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What the Puck: When the Canadiens play as a team, they're hard to beat -- And when the Habs play as a team, like they did Monday in a stunning 4-2 statement win over Toronto, they're a force to be reckoned with.

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In the Habs' room: Floundering Canadiens display resilience at a critical juncture -- It was the perfect time for Montreal to become passive and find yet another way to lose to the Maple Leafs. But they didn't.

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About Last Night: Habs show mettle in 4-2 win over Maple Leafs -- Tomas Tatar scored twice as the Montreal Canadiens snapped their three-game losing skid.

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Canadiens end three-game losing streak against first-place Leafs -- They won 4-2 against one of the hottest teams in the NHL.

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Liveblog replay: Habs defeat Maple Leafs 4-2 on Monday night -- Tomas Tatar scored twice for the Montreal Canadiens. Nick Suzuki and Josh Anderson also scored.

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Commerce Dorval is launching city supported buy local campaign -- "We are truly proud to launch this incredible (buy local) campaign again," noted Dorval Mayor Edgar Rouleau.

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Canadian law may not apply to PornHub, justice minister tells Commons committee -- Last year, Pornhub owner, Montreal-based MindGeek, was accused of hosting videos involving child sexual abuse material and non-consensual content

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Air Canada to get billions in COVID aid in exchange for restoring domestic routes, refunding cancelled trips -- Air Canada, which last year cut over half its workforce, and other regional airlines have been negotiating with the Liberal government for many months on an aid package

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Opinion: Employee ownership trusts should be an option in Canada -- The post-pandemic recovery offers Canada a golden opportunity to address some of the inequities in our society.

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How about a 5:30 show? Theatres, cinemas, halls adapt to curfew rules -- "It's very important that the show goes on. I want to scream from the top of the mountain for everyone to please come."

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Montreal's Festival Art Souterrain returns with 13th edition -- You can explore the corridors and corners of the city's underground network and discover the work of local and international artists.

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Web series mixes Montreal chefs, their restaurants and mental health -- Squawk & Gobble, on YouTube, serves up cooking lessons from some of the city's best, plus a side dish of mental health awareness.

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New MMFA curator of contemporary art looks forward to showcasing diverse voices -- "When I was younger and enjoying art, I didn't see myself anywhere," says Eunice Bélidor, the first Black curator at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. "I want that lack of representation to stop for people who are from a younger generation."

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The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal returns to the stage with fresh concerts for the spring -- April 7 and 8 marks the first two live concerts that have been scheduled for Montreal's all-too-quiet orchestra.

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Six O'Clock Solution: Chicken supreme straight from Italy -- Old World Italian: Recipes and Secrets From Our Travels in Italy is a worthy companion to Mimi Thorisson's fine books about French cooking.

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Princes William, Harry release separate, markedly different tributes to 'Grandpa' -- Shortly after William praised Prince Philip's 'century of life defined by service,' Harry released his own, more informal, message

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Hopes that Philip in death will reconcile Harry with the royal family -- There is a genuine sense that the royal family want to use its former patriarch's passing as a catalyst for reconciliation

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Juhl: Want to end sexism? Start with taking a hard look at school dress codes -- Shoulders and belly buttons are not private parts — how can that be a controversial statement?

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Fitness: App helps breast cancer patients, survivors keep moving -- The Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation's My Active Health app is designed to decrease sedentary time among cancer survivors.

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Pickup and trailer blown across Nova Scotia bridge -- open in new tab -- Gone with the wind... literally

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Gone with the Schwinn: Halton Police keeping an eye on bicycles -- open in new tab -- Rules of the road aren't just for cars, and neither is their enforcement

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Take it to the Track: B.C. police impound four speeding Mustangs -- open in new tab -- 135 km/h in a 60 zone? There is no excuse for these chuckleheads

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Dodge extending the limited production of 710-hp 2021 Durango SRT Hellcat -- open in new tab -- The automaker said regulations left its hands tied, but the first batch of 2,000 units sold almost instantly, so—round two!

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New Canadian mirror-based technology can check for distracted driving -- open in new tab -- Ontario-based auto supplier Magna has developed a rearview mirror that looks back at you

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Pandemic linked to 6 unhealthy eating behaviours -- open in new tab -- Eating disorders are on the rise, as well as a range of habits such as mindless eating, eating more and eating to cope

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Job strain, social stress linked to heart disease risk -- open in new tab -- Psychosocial stress — often resulting from living within challenging environments — can have a significant affect on women's health

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Debunking 4 myths about ticks as spring arrives -- open in new tab -- How do ticks find their way onto humans? A look at tick and Lyme disease facts

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South African variant may 'break though' Pfizer vaccine, Israeli study says -- open in new tab -- The research, which is still awaiting peer review, compared 400 people who tested positive for the virus after receiving one or both shots

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Men speak out on life with erectile dysfunction -- open in new tab -- Almost half of Canadian men over 40 have difficulty maintaining an erection

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Canadian researchers find habitual cannabis use when young could be linked to heart disease later on -- open in new tab -- Researchers identified subtle, but potentially important, changes in heart and artery function, which could prove a warning sign before more overt signs and symptoms of cardiovascular disease are present.

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Police arrest 19-year-old for selling cannabis edibles from vehicle parked behind church -- open in new tab -- Someone in the neighbourhood — it's not clear if it was a parishioner — cited suspicious goings-on and alerted the cops.

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Majority of Texas patients prefer medical cannabis over prescription drugs -- open in new tab -- Most medical marijuana patients in Texas reported they used cannabis to cope with pain management.

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UFC fighter Sasha Palatnikov discusses his cannabis and psilocybin use -- open in new tab -- "I'm telling you, the results are there, the science is there. I'm a proven factor of it."

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Virtual 4/20 event to feature Snoop Dogg, A$AP Rocky, Wiz Khalifa and more -- open in new tab -- Weedmaps announces "Even Higher Together" virtual 4/20 celebration.

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