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How to talk to your kids about about the Laval bus crash tragedy

Many people were upset by the events, particularly because of the age of the young victims. Children may be asking their parents questions about the incident. 'When such a tragedy occurs, it is essential to establish a dialogue with your child quickly if he or she feels the need to do so, said one expert.

A police officer takes flowers from a young boy close to a daycare centre in Laval, Que, Wednesday, February 8, 2023, where the driver of city bus crashed into the building leaving two children dead. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Quebec considering raise in retirement age to 62

For those planning to retire, it could soon take a little longer in Quebec. Consultations have begun into what should be the minimum eligibility age for the Quebec Pension Plan, but labour groups in Quebec are already raising concerns after the province said it is thinking of raising the retirement age from 60 to 62.

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The Quebec government says it's looking to find a buyer for Medicago Inc., the Quebec-based COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer that will be shut down by parent company Mitsubishi Chemical. Quebec Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon said Friday the province has had preliminary talks with potential buyers in the pharmaceutical sector to keep Medicago's expertise and skilled workforce in Quebec.

Quebec launches new information tool to monitor province's emergency rooms

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dube announced the launch of a new information tool designed to provide the public with a more accurate picture of the situation in the province's hospital emergency rooms. The tool is still in the running-in phase, according to the Minister in a press release. Nevertheless, some indicators are already available at

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