The member of the national assembly (MNA) for Marquette and official opposition spokesperson for sports, recreation and healthy lifestyles Enrico Ciccone presented a bill to the National Assembly on Wednesday that would ban fighting in sports involving persons under the age of 18.
The Monteregie East on Montreal's South Shore holds the prize for the worst healthcare professional to patient ratios, according to the Interprofessional Health Federation of Quebec (FIQ), which unveiled its list of CHSLDs in the province on Wednesday.
The FTQ-Construction and the Steelworkers union are calling for rapid intervention from Minister of Labour Jean Boulet to better protect workers on Quebec's road construction sites, the day after another CNESST report on the death of a road construction flagger.
COVID-19 precautions mean opportunities to greet Santa Claus in person are dwindling this year. Toronto cancelled its public Santa Claus parade for the first time in its more than 100-year history, and municipalities around the country have done the same. Retailers scrapped in-store visits, corporate parties are out of the question and hospitals are reconsidering who can safely walk their wards.
Canada's headline inflation measure went up in September by 0.5 per cent compared with a year ago, a better-than-expected increase, but one that experts say won't sway the Bank of Canada's stimulus measures.
There's one exception to COVID-19 rules, Quebec Premier François Legault clarified in a press conference on Tuesday. People who live alone can have visitors over, just not groups of visitors, he said.
One year ago today, Canadians elected to put Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals on a shorter leash, returning them to government but with only a minority of seats in the House of Commons. It has been a year of unprecedented calamity and crisis.
As Canadians grow more tired of the restrictions the nearly eight-month long pandemic has imposed on their lives, experts in health policy say so too has their frustration with the communication around those directives.
A commission examining Quebec's youth protection system will file its final report five months later than expected, citing a “colossal amount of analysis” and “organizational challenges” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The U.K. government has signed a contract for the first human challenge studies for the novel coronavirus, in which healthy volunteers are deliberately infected with the virus in a controlled setting, and some receive an experimental vaccine.
Montreal rapper Backxwash won the Polaris Music Award for Best Canadian Album. The Zambian-born, trans artist thus obtained recognition for her work on her most recent album, 'God Has Nothing to do With This Leave Him Out of It.'
Poorly installed traffic sign tripods were a major factor in the tragic accident that claimed the life of a woman signalling traffic last December in Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix, in the Monteregie region.
A subsidiary of the Caisse de depot et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has obtained a study mandate to identify optimal solutions for a mobility project for the South Shore of Montreal -- in particular, for the REM network.
Nearly one in three female writers has been the victim of harassment in Quebec's literary community, according to a survey unveiled on Tuesday by the Union des ecrivaines et des ecrivains quebecois (UNEQ).
The word "Cowansville" -- which is a central city in the Brome-Missisquoi region -- does not currently appear on the exit signs leading to it on Highway 10, and the town's elected officials want to change that.
Work continues on the REM light rail line to the Trudeau Airport is continuing and while those behind the project believe they've found a way to protect wetlands the line will pass through, environmentalists are not pleased.
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake prompted a now-lifted tsunami warning Monday for a nearly thousand-mile stretch of Alaska's southern coast, with waves over 2 feet at the nearest community as the threat subsided.
The rebuilt Turcot Interchange fully opened this morning, which means the province can now tally up everything involved in the five-year project: 145 kms of roadway, nearly 5,000 steel beams, the planting of 9,000 trees and more.