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Festive day in Chinatown as Montrealers celebrate Lunar New Year

It was a colourful afternoon in Montreal's Chinatown as hundreds assembled to celebrate the Lunar New Year. The first celebration of its kind since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the festivities reenergized an area hard-hit by health restrictions and economic instability.

Year of the Rabbit: Montrealers prepare for Lunar New Year celebrations

The countdown to the Lunar New Year is on, and members of Montreal's Chinese community are getting ready to celebrate. The Year of the Tiger ends Saturday night and the Year of the Rabbit begins Sunday, and Chinatown is bustling and beautifully decorated for the weekend-long festivities at Sun Yat-sen Park.


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MISSING | Longueuil police search for 16-year-old boy missing since Tuesday

Longueuil police (SPAL) are asking for the public's help locating 16-year-old Loick Charlebois Bruce, who has been missing since Tuesday. He is white, 5'5" tall, and weighs 132 lbs. He has black hair and dark eyes, and was last seen wearing a black jacket and black jogging pants with a white stripe.

Longueuil police (SPAL) are asking for the public's help locating 16-year-old Loick Charlebois Bruce, who has been missing since Jan. 24, 2023. (SPAL)


The housing crisis is worsening in Quebec, data confirms

Housing in Quebec is becoming increasingly expensive and increasingly difficult to find. Data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMGC) shows the housing crisis is worsening, both in terms of rental costs and availability. Although landlord and tenant groups interpret the federal agency's data differently, both agree: it's no longer possible to ignore the situation or rely on the market to correct it. Top Stories

Canadians worried about the state of provincial health systems: poll

A new survey suggests the vast majority of Canadians have concerns about the state of the health-care system, particularly in Atlantic provinces where hospitals have struggled to maintain emergency services for months. Leger and The Association for Canadian Studies surveyed 1,554 Canadian adults over a two-day period in January.

Auschwitz anniversary marked as peace again shattered by war

Auschwitz-Birkenau survivors and other mourners commemorated the 78th anniversary Friday of the liberation of the Nazi German death camp, some expressing horror that war has again shattered peace in Europe and the lesson of Never Again is being forgotten.

5 things to know for Friday, January 27, 2023

Canada sends four combat-ready battle tanks to Ukraine, a Russian warship armed with advanced missiles sails into western Atlantic, and Canadians fighting in Ukraine speak out. Here's what you need to know to start your day.

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