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Montreal is spending $30 million to expand and improve bike paths

The City of Montreal announced Tuesday that it would develop over four dozen projects aimed at expanding and improving the metropolis's bike path network. The 53 projects estimated to cost $30 million will develop and upgrade 59.1 kilometres in the cycling network, spanning 14 boroughs and four other municipalities, the city said in a news release.

A cyclist takes a bike path in Montreal. The city continues to expand its network with hopes of adding 200 kilomtres of paths by 2027. (Scott Prouse/CTV News)

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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.


Quebec to continue free flu vaccination in 2023

The Quebec government announced on Tuesday that the influenza vaccine will continue to be free of charge for anyone who wishes to take advantage of it during the next annual autumn vaccination campaign against this disease.

FILE - A patient receives a vaccination shot. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

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