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Local news for Quebec, Canada continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

Province takes 'cost-effective' approach on sprinklers for seniors facilities

More than six months after a fatal fire swept through a Quebec seniors lodge killing 32 residents, the Alberta government has yet to reveal a plan to protect thousands of vulnerable Albertans in seniors homes.

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3 hrs ago | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Two patients seek to launch class-action suit against Montreal hospital

Two women are trying to launch a class-action lawsuit against a Montreal-area hospital which is testing patients who underwent bariatric surgery and might have contracted HIV or hepatitis from an improperly sterilized surgical tool.

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Related Topix: Canada, Hepatitis, Medicine, Health

3 hrs ago | Montreal Gazette

Breast cancer diagnosis turned young mother's world upside-down

Julie Szasz with her daughter Eva at their home in St-Lazare. Szasz was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 that spread to her bones, but is in remission now.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Breast Cancer, Health, Canada, Oncology

7 hrs ago | Canada.com

Lac-Megantic locomotive pulled from U.S. auction after request by Quebec police

The lead locomotive in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster has been yanked from a U.S. auction following a request by Quebec provincial police.

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Related Topix: Canada, Train Disaster, Milo, ME

8 hrs ago | CBC News

Chapters in Montreal to be replaced by Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret Herald Square store in midtown Manhattan is the lingerie company's flagship location.

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12 hrs ago | CNews

Murderer opened unlocked window to flee Quebec prison, source says

The Surete du Quebec is asking the public's help to locate Robert Gaudette, 55, who escaped from Montee Saint-Francois prison in Laval, Que.

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14 hrs ago | 105.9 The X

Arcade Fire Kicks Off Last Leg Of 'Reflektor' Tour

Arcade Fire is ready to hit the road again, and this time the Canadian indie rockers are bringing along a few new friends.

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Related Topix: tUnE-YaRdS, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Canada, Inglewood, CA

17 hrs ago | CBC News

Motorcyclist caught doing 185 km/h faces $3,500 fine

A motorcyclist was arrested after leading police on a high-speed chase in Gatineau on Tuesday night, police say.

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19 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Disclosure of First Nations salaries raises eyebrows

Records showing a native councillor with construction contracts worth $300,000, a chief with a six-figure salary, and an eight member band council each making about $6,500 annually are among dozens of revelations that emerged Tuesday under a new transparency law targeting First Nations leaders.

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23 hrs ago | CBC News

Montreal hospital buys robot to help children walk again

The rehabilitation centre at Montreal's Sainte-Justine Hospital has acquired a new piece of vital equipment that will help children in recovery learn to walk again.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Canada

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Forward

Jewish Defense League of Canada Seeks to Open Chapter in Montreal

The Jewish Defense League of Canada wants to set up a chapter in Montreal, citing an increase in attacks on Jews.

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Related Topix: Canada, Terrorism, Israel, World News, Middle East

The Montreal Gazette

Rona strikes deal to distribute to Ace Hardware stores

Home renovation company Rona is returning to the hunt for new independent dealers, after reaching a long-term licensing agreement to distribute products to 120 Ace Hardware stores in Canada.

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Canada.com

Medical marijuana debate: Doctors take issue with national body

MONTREAL, QUE. NOVEMBER 7, 2013 - Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, head of the Canadian Medical Association, prior to speaking at a symposium on palliative care at the Hotel Marriott in Dorval Thursday, November 7, 2013.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Canada, Palliative Care

Reuters

Canada says China tried to hack into key computer system

High-level Chinese hackers recently tried to break into a key Canadian computer system, forcing Ottawa to isolate it from the main government network, a senior official said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Computers, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Canada

The Montreal Gazette

St-Felicien lait cru cheese recalled over E. coli risk

Cheesemaker La Fromagerie Hamel has recalled their brand "St-Felicien lait cru France " cheese from the marketplace due to possible E. coli contamination.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Life, Food, Cheese, Canada

CBC News

Guatemalan chicken catcher in Quebec alleges abusive work practices

Mario Rodolfo Garcia says he is in 'constant pain' following an injury he sustained while loading chickens onto a truck.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Resource Investing News

Picture This: North Arrow Completing Bulk Sampling Program at Qilalugaq

The central pit at the Q1-4 kimberlite in the early stages of the 1,500-tonne sampling process, July 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom,

Montreal Gazette

Jane Heller remembered for her vision and artistry

A description of Monumentalove - a photography series of Montreal monuments sold on different items - says the way its pictures depict the city's imposing landmarks has a way of making them feel a little more human and relatable.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Canada,

CNews

Stray cats burned with hot oil north of Montreal

Three stray cats have been found burned with hot oil since winter in Laval, Que., an animal shelter owner says.

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The Raw Story

US climber's stupidity condemned after he films his kids being hit by avalanche

A US climber who filmed his children, aged 9 and 11, being knocked off their feet in a mini-avalanche during an attempt to set a new mountaineering record on Mont Blanc was condemned on Monday by the local mayor and climbers' associations.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Kids, Family, Canada,

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