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Cases of Lyme disease rebound in Quebec after 2020 slowdown

Lyme disease in Quebec was back on the rise in 2021, following a brief slowdown in 2020. Of the 650 cases of Lyme disease acquired in Quebec, Estrie was again the most affected region. With 452 cases, it accounts for nearly 70 per cent of all infections in the province.

Renovations coming to the Salon bleu at Quebec's national assembly

Quebec's national assembly hall, known as the Salon bleu, will be extensively renovated with seating reconfigured into a "horseshoe" shape. While the work is underway, desks, chairs and the president's chair will be moved to the Salon rouge where debates will be held, including question period.

More than 800 farm animals evacuated in Abitibi-Témiscamingue

More than 800 farm animals have been temporarily relocated in Quebec's Abitibi-Témiscamingue region to protect them from devastating forest fires. Livestock at six large farms and several farmhouses in the region have been evacuated so far, confirmed Pascal Rheault, president of the Union of Agricultural Producers (UPA) of Abitibi-Témiscamingue, on Thursday afternoon. Top Stories