Fitness company Energie Cardio has filed for bankruptcy protection. The company, which brands itself as the largest network of franchised gyms in Quebec, issued a news release Wednesday notifying of the filing.
A smog warning is in effect in southern Quebec, including the Montreal area. According to Environment Canada, 'high concentrations of pollutants are expected and will result in poor air quality this afternoon and this evening.'
A 49-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle in the Rosemont neighbourhood on Tuesday. The collision took place near the intersection of St-Michel boulevard and Bellechasse street at 7:30 a.m., according to Montreal police spokesperson Sabrina Gauthier.
In any given year, one in five people in Canada will personally experience a mental health problem or illness, according to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). Here is a list of mental health resources in Quebec.
The City of Montreal is promising a cleaner, more accessible downtown core with a new 10-year plan to bring life back to the area. The $1.8-billion project was presented by Mayor Valerie Plante Tuesday, with a goal to keep downtown culturally vibrant and economically attractive.
The Common Front of Quebec public sector workers has released the wage increase included in the agreement in principle with Quebec. The union group published a press release Wednesday saying it has negotiated wage increases of 17.4 per cent over five years for its 420,000 public sector workers in the province.
A Pointe-Claire naturopath has been ordered by the courts to pay $125,000 in fines for the illegal practice of medicine and for leading people to believe that he was authorized to perform acts reserved for members of the Quebec College of Physicians.