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Meet Lamont Marcell Jacobs, the surprise Olympic 100m champion: 'I really didn't know anything about him' -- A long jumper just five years ago, the Italian — who broke 10 seconds for the first time in May — wasn't on anyone's radar going into Sunday's final

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Oh, the noise! How the pandemic sensitized Montrealers to sound - What will residents do as deconfinement ramps up — and decibels soar?

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Long weekend wait no bother for Montrealers getting second dose at MUHC

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Courtesy in the pandemic era: Can you ask someone if they've been vaccinated?

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A small urban farm in Lachine creates an oasis in a food desert

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'Not a coincidence:' Indigenous leaders praise historic election victories by women

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Mohawk Council of Kanesatake elects new Grand Chief for first time in 10 years -- Victor Bonspille defeated incumbent Serge Otsi Simon in an election that was held a month later than planned due to the pandemic.

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'Confused and disoriented man' fatally shot by police in Repentigny -- Quebec's police watchdog is investigating the shooting.

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Police investigating armed robbery at Pointe-aux-Trembles pharmacy -- One person was lightly cut on the hand and another tied up before the suspects stole money, drugs and fled the scene.

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Group stakes white flags in Laval park in campaign to ban pesticides -- Vigilance OGM says they mimic those used to indicate pesticides have just been sprayed and "to remind us of the level of our exposure to pesticides."

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Juhl: Choose your own adventure with quests along the Rallye des rivières -- Choose your mode of transportation: car, bike, your own two feet.

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'I know I can do so much better': Andre De Grasse reflects on his Olympic bronze in unpredictable 100m final -- Canada's Andre De Grasse won the bronze medal in the men's 100 metres at Tokyo 2020, a repeat of his performance in the same race in Rio 2016

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Penny Oleksiak is very happy with her seven Olympic medals. Give her a moment before talking Paris -- The greatest medal collector in Canadian Olympic history isn't done yet. But Penny Oleksiak needs a quick breather before firing up the search for double digits in Paris 2024

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Scott Stinson: As many pros remain indifferent to the Olympics, some still provide high drama at Tokyo 2020 -- A basketball game featuring the United States men's team is one of the very few places at Tokyo 2020 that can draw a crowd

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Speed, lead, bouldering: Why you should watch Olympic sport climbing at Tokyo 2020 -- Sport climbing will have its first Olympic champions this week, as 40 athletes compete in the debut sport's three distinct disciplines

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Robert Libman: Mailloux, Habs now each get a second chance -- Before Logan Mailloux steps onto the ice in a Canadiens uniform, he must demonstrate that his apparent remorse is not just damage control.

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The Right Chemistry: Sir William Osler's important, but flawed, legacy -- He was physician with wit and insight who revolutionized the teaching of medicine, but some of his comments can only be described as racist.

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Allison Hanes: Making the case to vaccine skeptics -- How to convince Quebecers who are still hesitating? Polling shows the "probably won't" group would likely comply if inoculation became obligatory.

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Opinion: Mounting signs of climate change should be a wake-up call -- Canada should have been prepared for a pandemic, but was not. Similarly, our leaders are failing to heed scientists on climate change.

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Opinion: There is much to lament in the U.S. Congressional hearings on the Capitol breach -- "Republicans are pushing an alternate reality."

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CF Montréal losing streak reaches three games after Inter Miami comeback -- If CFM misses the playoffs, it might look back on Saturday night's game as a missed opportunity.

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Laval's Jennifer Abel finishes eighth in three-metre springboard -- "I was sort of ashamed of my fourth place (in Rio), and now I finished eighth."

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CF Montréal squanders halftime lead in heartbreaking loss to lowly Inter Miami -- With the 2-1 defeat, CFM has now lost three consecutive games for the first time this season, dropping its record to 6-6-4.

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Stu Cowan: Loss of key players could loom large for Canadiens -- With Shea Weber, Phillip Danault and Corey Perry all gone, Habs could have hard time just making playoffs with the roster they have now.

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Canadiens sign Lehkonen to one-year extension -- The deal with the 26-year-old restricted free agent is worth $2.3 million.

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Montreal pledges to help developer get Hudson's Bay tower built -- The city's public consultation office has requested the proposed 25-storey structure be scaled back to preserve views of Mount Royal.

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Le Boulevard mall will stay open despite Blue Line extension -- Quebec's Transport Ministry said Friday it has found a solution to avoid demolishing the aging Jean-Talon St. shopping centre. Le Boulevard's owners announced in April the mall would close Dec. 1 and be expropriated.

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Canada extends subsidies for businesses by a month amid start of possible fourth wave -- Businesses had been pushing for an extension just as the Liberal government appears poised to seek a September snap vote.

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Bombardier reaches agreement with Canadian union members -- Business jet maker Bombardier Inc said on Friday it reached an agreement with Toronto members of Canada's largest private-sector union.

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Proposed tower atop Hudson Bay building is too tall: consultation bureau -- The 25-storey office tower should be scaled back to preserve views of Mount Royal, the bureau said.

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Brownstein: Local wits making up for lost time at Just for Laughs -- Pandemic travel restrictions mean our local comics are getting a showcase at Just for Laughs, and they're making the most of it.

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Black Theatre Workshop returns with provocative Black and Blue Matters -- Omari Newton's rap battle, subtitled No One Gives a F--- About a Cop, is an excerpt of a larger work. Meanwhile, BTW's Quincy Armorer is channelling romantic French cinema over in Hudson.

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Can visual art save empty storefronts downtown? Montreal is betting on it -- Thirty vacant retail spaces are being made available to artists as part of an initiative designed to revitalize the downtown core and showcase contemporary works of art — as well as the storefronts that house them.

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Osheaga returning this fall with Cardin, Reyez and Half Moon Run -- Osheaga Get Together, at Jean-Drapeau Park Oct. 1-3, will have 5,000 in attendance — or more if the government allows.

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West Island Blues Festival coming to a town near you this summer -- Discussions are being held with local health officials about having mobile vaccination stations at pop-up West Island Blues festival shows.

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Karl Lohnes: Students can get schooled in style -- Back-to-school supplies are a little different these days — and so is the budget.

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Bill Zacharkiw's Wines of the Week: July 30, 2021 -- Every week, Bill Zacharkiw identifies his top wine picks available at the SAQ and offers ideas for food pairings.

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Quebec bug outbreaks could provide answers for struggling Saskatchewan caribou -- The study in Quebec found that budworm outbreaks can start a flush of vegetation that attracts moose, but also draws in wolves who will pick off caribou when given the chance.

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Millennial Mom's Review: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe -- open in new tab -- If it's good enough for 'Jurassic Park,' it's good enough for Canada's Dinosaur Park

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GM, Cruise sue Ford to block use of 'BlueCruise' name for hands-free driving -- open in new tab -- Ford calls GM's lawsuit over its use of "cruise" a "meritless and frivolous" effort

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News Roundup: Santa Cruz pricing, an obnoxious BMW driver, and more -- open in new tab -- Have you checked out the new interior shots of the Toyota Tundra?

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Pass the Green Poupon: Bentley launches Flying Spur Hybrid -- open in new tab -- The electrified uber-luxurious four-door packs over 500 horses but can travel solely on electricity

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Alpha Beat: Cars to drive to the strangest-named towns in Atlantic Canada -- open in new tab -- There's no shortage of amusing appellations down east

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ADVICE: My pandemic puppy is acting aggressive -- open in new tab -- Pandemic living has created stress and confusion for dogs, too

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What it takes to prepare for the Olympics -- open in new tab -- Layering calories in meals, visualizing competitions and more

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FYI, there are braces for dogs -- open in new tab -- But they're used for very different reasons than braces for humans

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Dry eyes 101 -- open in new tab -- More screen time, low-humidity indoor environments, and contact lens wear may be causing the emerging dry eye "epidemic"

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Israel to give COVID vaccine to high-risk kids under 12 -- open in new tab -- Pfizer plans to release data on children between five and 11 in September.

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Vancouver company receives federal licence to work with all natural psychedelics, including ayahuasca -- open in new tab -- "This is a promising step forward in our mission to get safe, natural psychedelics into the hands of everyone who needs them, as soon as possible."

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NBA legend Allen Iverson inks multi-year deal with Viola Brands -- open in new tab -- The Iverson Collection, a series of strains, will launch in California this fall.

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No spike in trauma patients testing positive for cannabinoids post-legalization: study -- open in new tab -- Researchers noted that the rate of positive cannabinoid screenings in patients with trauma was similar in the months before and after cannabis became federally legal.

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CBD may help reduce binge eating in mice: study -- open in new tab -- The author claims the effects of CBD on binge-eating behaviours have not been studied to date.

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U.K. man busted for using grandma's shed, grandpa's equipment for illicit grow-op -- open in new tab -- Officers followed the smell of cannabis to the shed and became suspicious upon spotting the entrance to the grow.

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