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Influenza outbreak in Montreal worries area hospitals

An influenza and gastroenteritis outbreak has stretched Montreal emergency rooms to 150 per cent capacity. According to the Montreal Health Agency, the worst hit hospitals are the Lakeshore, Royal Victoria, Montreal General, and the Santa Cabrini.   “Flu outbreaks are predictable, and what we are seeing this post-holiday is no different than what we see… Keep Reading

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City’s streak of firebombings continues

Montreal has seen more than 30 firebombings since last year. In November alone, there have been more than 10.   The latest incident occurred last Wednesday at a Haitian grocery store, Marche Steve Anna on Belanger Street in Rosemont. According to media reports, at around 3:30 a.m., passers-by noticed smoke coming from inside the establishment.… Keep Reading

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Landlord abuse prevalent

Demands for illegal deposits, unlawful refusals of leases, collection of private information, and harassment and intimidation are among the many complaints that university housing offices have been receiving from international students in Montreal. In response, Concordia’s Student Union is urging the Quebec’s Human Rights Commission to look into the allegations. “Abusive practices by landlords [are]… Keep Reading

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Nicolo Rizzuto murder the latest hit on mafia family

Students opening city newspapers last week saw pages upon pages covering on mafia leader Nicolo Rizzuto’s funeral. This is the latest in a string of headlines pertaining to the Montreal Mafia, which has been  under mysterious attack for more than a year. The notorious Rizzuto family and its associates have fallen victim to a kidnapping… Keep Reading

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Quebec nurses’ union strikes historic deal

It was a banner day last weekend for the province’s largest nurses’ union, the Quebec Interpersonal Health Federation (FIQ). After a year of tense negotiations with the provincial government, the FIQ reached an agreement in principle, which will provide significant gains to the 58,000 members of the union. The agreement stipulates an annual 3.45 per… Keep Reading

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STM recognized as North America’s best transit service

Miranda Whist Last month, the Montreal Transport Corporation (STM) received the prestigious honour of Outstanding Public Transportation System in North America, bestowed by the American Public Transportation Association, as part of the 2010 Annual Meeting in Houston, Texas. The accolade was awarded by a committee of peers throughout North America. The STM won in the… Keep Reading

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Mile End construction disturbs businesses

For anyone living on Park Avenue above Mount Royal, the recent construction on the street is well-known and unwelcome. Noise starts as early as 7 a.m., while dust, gravel, and a maze of metal slabs and bright cones mar the sidewalk. The construction is meant to facilitate the revamping of an important aqueduct that runs… Keep Reading

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Montreal General Hospital cuts down MRI waiting times

The Montreal General Hospital and the Royal Victoria Hospital have made a dent in the long waiting lists for some MRI examinations by extending their MRI operating hours. With hours now stretching into the evenings and weekends, the amount of time a patient must wait for an MRI scan for a minor injury has decreased.… Keep Reading

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Bat found with rabies

A deceased bat found September 10 at the corner of Sherbrooke and McGill College has tested positive for rabies, according to Montreal public health officials. Officials are looking for anyone whom the bat may have scratched or bitten. One person was bitten while trying to put the bat in a box, La Presse reported Friday,… Keep Reading

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