A 54-year-old woman has died in the province after receiving the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Quebec's public health director Horacio Arruda confirmed Tuesday, but experts say the vaccine is still worth getting as the benefits outweigh the dangers.
As parts of Quebec face tighter COVID-19 restrictions, calls are multiplying for Montreal to enter into another strict lockdown, too. Since Friday, a group of doctors has been pushing to lock down Montreal. They want non-essential businesses closed and schools returning to distance learning.
Investigators from the organized crime unit carried out 11 searches on Thursday in Côte-Saint-Luc, Lachine and Pierrefonds-Roxboro, seizing 50 kilograms of cocaine and 49 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. Five suspects were arrested.
Sherbrooke police have issued a call for any possible victims of a 41-year-old Sherbrooke man to come forward. Michael Craswell was arrested last week and appeared Thursday at the Sherbrooke courthouse on several charges, including unlawful confinement, sexual assault with a weapon, uttering threats and assault for two events that allegedly occurred this month in Sherbrooke.
The entrance to Mont-Royal Park from the west end of Montreal is about to get a major makeover. The city announced on Friday a $52-million renovation project on the intersection of Remembrance Road and Côte-des-Neiges Road.
Montreal police have made an arrest in connection with the death of a 38-year-old man in Verdun last month. Pascal Hally, 49, appeared at the Montreal courthouse Thursday to face a charge of second-degree murder.
The City of Montreal has announced a new housing strategy to address soaring residential real estate prices on the island, but critics say it doesn’t address the needs of those facing the biggest housing crisis.
A recent spat over language and bilingualism between Quebec's justice minister and the province's chief justice is raising serious concerns about the independence of the judiciary in the court system.