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Speed bumps aim to slow cyclists down in the Plateau

There are new speed bumps on Mont-Royal Avenue in the Plateau but they're not for the cars. The street is closed to cars for the summer and pedestrians take priority so the speed bumps are to slow down the cyclists.

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Donald Sutherland has died at the age of 88. Over his decades-long career, the celebrated Canadian actor performed in more than 100 films.<br><br> Here are some of his most memorable roles.

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Montreal sponge parks soak up the storm

After over 100 millimetres of rain pummelled Montreal Wednesday evening, some Montreal streets saw less flooding, and sponge parks played a big part in soaking up the precipitation.

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A stool sample could help diagnose autism

This, at least, is the hope of research carried out at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the results of which were recently published in the medical journal Nature Biology. The study's authors examined stool samples from 1,627 children aged between 1 and 13, including some with autism. They painted a complete picture of these samples by analyzing the bacteria they contained, but also viruses, fungi and single-celled microorganisms called archaea.

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Montreal sponge parks soak up the storm

After over 100 millimetres of rain pummelled Montreal Wednesday evening, some Montreal streets saw less flooding, and sponge parks played a big part in soaking up the precipitation.

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Should you wait to buy or sell your home?

The Bank of Canada is expected to announce its key interest rate decision in less than two weeks. Last month, the bank lowered its key interest rate to 4.7 per cent, marking its first rate cut since March 2020.

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