YMCA Guy-Favreau to close permanently, citing soaring renovation costs

The Guy-Favreau YMCA in Montreal’s Chinatown neighbourhood is closing its doors for good, come year’s end. Announced Wednesday, the closure was billed as the “beginning of a period of transformation and reinvention” for the organization, according to a written statement…

Campaign announced to help replace trees damaged by post-tropical storm Dorian

A non-profit organization is mounting a $500,000 funding campaign to help plant trees in municipalities across Atlantic Canada that suffered damage from post-tropical storm Dorian in September. Tree Canada, a national charity, announced the campaign known as #OperationReLeaf, Wednesday in…

Halifax police charge 4 in connection with series of frauds

Halifax Regional Police have charged four people in connection with a series of frauds that reportedly took place in the Halifax area last week. Police say officers responded to a call about a fraud in progress at O’Regans BMW at…

Trudeau to meet with Bloc Québécois leader ahead of new Parliament sitting

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted November 13, 2019 9:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ It’s Yves-Francois Blanchet‘s turn to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa. The Bloc…

Jacques Cartier Bridge to pilot bike path project during 2019-2020 winter season

The Jacques Cartier Bridge plans to test out a pilot project, allowing cyclists to use the bridge throughout the 2019-2020 winter season. A group of 25 volunteer cyclists who were chosen out of 100 applicants will have special access to…

‘I am distraught’: Liberal MNA vows to continue fight for services for people with autism

The Coalition Avenir Québec Government (CAQ) shot down a proposal by Liberal MNA Jennifer Maccarone to study what services are available for people living with autism — with a special focus on issues facing those transitioning into adulthood. Maccarone was…

CAQ government drops controversial reforms to PEQ immigration program

The Coalition Avenir Québec government announced Friday it is suspending a set of controversial reforms to a popular immigration program known as PEQ. The move comes following public outcry this week over recently-announced changes to tighten the rules around program…

Toronto poutinerie has come up with poutine with a twist, and it’s turning heads in Quebec

One Toronto restaurant is taking poutine innovation to a whole new level. Owners at The Enchanted Poutinerie on Wilson Avenue in North York created a new “unicorn poutine” that they say is meant to cheer up clients. Related News “The…