Public health experts with the Quebec government are projecting between 1,200 and 9,000 people could die of COVID-19 by the end of the month, although they also believe the current trajectory for mortalities is toward the lower end of that range. The forecasting models were released Tuesday amid public pressureRead More →

Quebec’s fourth COVID-19 patient took public transit in the Montreal region — including a bus on the South Shore and two Metro lines — several times over a two-week period, Quebec public health officials announced Tuesday.  Horacio Arruda, Quebec’s ​director of public health, says there has been no reported case of theRead More →

Montreal’s Haitian community will gather later today for a ceremony to mark the 10th anniversary of the earthquake that killed an estimated 230,000 people and reshaped Quebec’s relationship with the Caribbean nation. The ceremony, which will be held in Montreal’s Saint-Michel neighbourhood, caps off a weekend of speeches, screenings and panel discussionsRead More →

Énergie Saguenay, a proposed $14-billion pipeline and LNG terminal, is the largest private investment project in recent Quebec history. CBC Quebec travelled through the region to find out what’s at stake. Here is the final installment. Michel Moisan stands at the stern of the Bleuvet, an eight-metre-long boat, the TadoussacRead More →

Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet apologized Thursday after media outlets uncovered a number of Islamophobic and racist social media posts by candidates running for the sovereigntist party. “They all regret having shared in the past videos or messages containing inappropriate comments,” Blanchet said in an emailed statement. “They apologized. As leaderRead More →