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Cases of Lyme disease rebound in Quebec after 2020 slowdown

Lyme disease in Quebec was back on the rise in 2021, following a brief slowdown in 2020. Of the 650 cases of Lyme disease acquired in Quebec, Estrie was again the most affected region. With 452 cases, it accounts for nearly 70 per cent of all infections in the province.

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Lone tenant in a $400-a-month apartment could hold up major Montreal condo project

Carla White is the only remaining tenant in her building, which is slated to be demolished to make room for a 176-unit condo project. But in order to move forward, the developer must reach an agreement with White -- and she says she won't leave until she's provided with a home that offers the long-term stability she needs to ensure she won't end up back on the streets.

Carla White pictured in front of her small apartment building in downtown Montreal. LA PRESSE CANADIENNE/Christinne Muschi

Can Montreal's CDN-NDG become more bike-friendly?

Residents in Côte-Des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-De-Grâce expressed their desire for bike-friendly infrastructure Sunday during their borough's first-ever local bicycle festival. "The people of Cotes-des-Neiges-NDG want to be able to use bicycles as means of transportation," said Borough Mayor Gracia Kasoki Katahwa.

This young West Island makeup artist's looks will make your skin crawl

After Montrealer Adrian Morot's Oscar win for make-up on the film "The Whale," local artists are feeling like the road to Hollywood may be more accessible than they thought. Christine Long caught up with Jeremy Hubscher, a young west-island makeup wiz exploring the world of special effects makeup.

'Pay attention': Family of struck Montreal 10 year old pleads with motorists to drive safely

The family of a 10-year-old girl who was hit by a car almost two weeks ago is appealing drivers and pedestrians to be more careful on Montreal’s roads. Kyaa Guinto is still in a coma at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. “She’s slowly come out of the induced coma, she’s moving her hands, she was able to squeeze our hands, and we’re waiting patiently,” said her mother, Stephanie Ledesma.

Quebec trucker subdues runaway injured horse on Highway 40

Quebecers are used to congestion headaches on Highway 40, but Saturday’s hold-up was nothing if not out of the ordinary: a horse broke free from its transport container and ran free in the fast lane. Marco Lelievre, a trucker, stopped his vehicle while driving through Repentigny, Que. after he saw the runaway horse.

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Cases of Lyme disease rebound in Quebec after 2020 slowdown

Lyme disease in Quebec was back on the rise in 2021, following a brief slowdown in 2020. Of the 650 cases of Lyme disease acquired in Quebec, Estrie was again the most affected region. With 452 cases, it accounts for nearly 70 per cent of all infections in the province.

School nurses could be forced to cover Lakeshore Hospital ER

The day after the tabling of a scathing report on the state of care provided in the emergency department of the Lakeshore General Hospital in Pointe-Claire on Montreal's West Island, the 135 recommendations are already being dealt a heavy blow. According to the nurses' union, management plans to use school staff to cover the emergency department this summer.

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