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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.

An injured horse is seen running on Highway 40 through Repentigny, Que. on May 27, 2023 (Photo courtesy of Marco Lelievre)

New Montreal-Toronto studio developing 80s-inspired open world video game

A new video game studio in Montreal and Toronto is developing a franchise and hopes to change the way studios are set up and run. China-based NetEase Games launched Bad Brain Game Studios in the two cities to develop a new AAA "open world, multi-platform experience built with Unreal Engine 5 and is inspired by cult 1980s movies, mixing elements of adventure and horror."

Meet the Montrealer keeping analog film projectors alive in a digital world

In a time when digital is king, Robert Miniaci works tirelessly to make sure film keeps on rolling. The Montrealer is one of the few projectionists left in the world who can repair, maintain and even build analog film projectors. Most of his contemporaries are now in their 80s, so Miniaci's work is in high demand.

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MISSING | Missing 14-year-old girl from Ste-Sophie, Que. last seen in St-Jerome

Quebec provincial police (SQ) are asking for the public's help locating 14-year-old Alexia Gendron of Sainte-Sophie, who has been missing since May 26. Gendron was last seen on foot in the nearby municipality of Saint-Jérôme. She was wearing black Adidas pants with white lines, Nike shoes and a marine-blue shirt.

Quebec police are asking for the public's locating Alexia Gendron, 14, of Sainte-Sophie in the Laurentides. (SQ)

Second Montreal business targeted by arson attack this weekend

A Montreal business was targeted by an arson attack for the second day in a row, this time in the Ahuntsic-Cartierville borough. Police say a 911 call was made just before 5 a.m. Sunday. By the time SPVM officers arrived, firefighters had put out the flames at the bakery on Charles de la Tour Street, near Antonio-Barbeau Street.

Mexican authorities make arrest in mid-May killing of Quebec man at seaside town

Mexican authorities say they've made an arrest in the killing of a Quebec man earlier this month in the Pacific coast beach town of Puerto Escondido. The Oaxaca state attorney general says in a statement issued Friday that an arrest warrant was executed for a man in Puerto Escondido identified only by his initials in connection with the homicide of Victor Masson.

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