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Two Quebec cities most affected by pandemic have lower COVID-19 vaccination rates

North Shore News 03 Jun 2021
Among those regions are Montreal and Laval — the only two areas left at the red pandemic-alert level ... Neighbouring Villeray -- Saint-Michel -- Parc-Extension and Saint-Léonard are the only other boroughs or municipalities on the Island of Montreal where fewer than half of the population is vaccinated.
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Quebec asks universities and colleges to reopen this fall without physical distancing

North Shore News 31 May 2021
"We understand that people, and not only young people, all the population, were anxious to get those measures out of the way," Dubé told reporters in Montreal, a few days after his government lifted the curfew and permitted private outdoor gatherings and restaurant patio dining.
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Quebec restaurant patios reopen as curfew lifts and backyard gatherings permitted

North Shore News 28 May 2021
MONTREAL — As the curfew lifted Friday and restaurant patios reopened, Quebec's public health institute said the province could avoid another wave of novel coronavirus if people follow health orders ... That area was defined as Montreal, its northern suburb of Laval, Que., and several less-populated adjacent regions.
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Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

North Shore News 23 May 2021
TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week.. Victoria Day Holiday ... Suncor Investor Day ... Shopify Inc ... The railway’s recent investment in the densely populated Toronto-Montreal corridor was cited by an academic as a contributing factor to the demise of Greyhound Canada, which ceased operations earlier this month.
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Cloistered nuns get vaccinated to do their 'duty as citizens' and neighbours

North Shore News 22 May 2021
Marie-Pierre Bielle, who manages an elder-support program at a Montreal health authority, says the Carmelites are among the city's most vulnerable populations, with the youngest nun aged 61 and their oldest now 96.
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Montreal F1 race track turned into 'vaccinodrome'

The Times of India 20 May 2021
MONTREAL. After cancelling an upcoming Formula One Grand Prix race in Montreal due to risks of Covid-19 outbreaks, the Canadian city will use the venue to vaccinate bicyclists and later motorists who can drive up for shots, officials announced on Wednesday ... it's wonderful," Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante said.
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Transit providers say Greyhound's pullout could present expansion opportunities

North Shore News 17 May 2021
Intercity transit providers say they're looking at opportunities for expansion in the wake of Greyhound Canada's decision to cease operations last week ... He pointed out that Via Rail in particular had heavily invested in the densely populated Toronto-Montreal corridor. Siemiatycki. said more options, including ride-hailing have started to fill the gap.
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OIC condemns barbaric Israeli attacks on Palestinians: UNSC flops as protests ramp up

The News International 17 May 2021
Gatherings to show solidarity with Palestinians took place in cities, including New York, Boston, Washington, Montreal and Dearborn, Michigan ... Several Jewish people attended, carrying placards that said "Not in my name" and "Solidarity with Palestine" as the protesters took over a street in the area which has a large Arab population.
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Vegas’ competition for the A’s: Several cities in the running

Las Vegas Review-Journal 15 May 2021
Metropolitan population/rank (2019 estimate) ... Metropolitan population/rank (2019 estimate) ... It raises the question of whether Las Vegas has the population base to support a third pro team. Montreal ... 21, 2013 photo shows a view of downtown Montreal taken from Mount Royal park ... Metropolitan population/rank (2020 estimate).
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Helping put food on Canada's table

Toronto Sun 12 May 2021
“There have been multiple impacts, from dramatic drops in volunteers to the fact that 50% of food banks have seen huge increases in demand, mostly in urban centres with populations of over 100,000 people, like Vancouver, Calgary, the GTA, Montreal, Halifax, and in Canada’s North, ...
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Montreal police launch new campaign to make its force more diverse

CTV 11 May 2021
Montreal police are on a mission to make the force more diverse and better reflect the population it serves, but advocates say the SPVM has a lot of work ahead to build trust with under-represented communities ... .
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You can't run from your Covid jab forever

The National 06 May 2021
While you're here. Nick March. Let's not be too choosy about our coronavirus vaccine. Damien McElroy. Vaccine passports a work in progress but essential ... I’m particularly excited about this because I should be able to finally book my vaccine appointment when Montreal, where I live, opens the door for appointments for the general population on Friday ... .
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Quebec expands efforts to raise vaccination rate using ads, mobile clinics

North Shore News 05 May 2021
MONTREAL — Health officials operated a pop-up vaccine clinic in a hard-hit Montreal neighbourhood for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, as the Quebec government continued expanding its efforts to increase vaccination rates. Nearly 100 people were lined up outside a mosque in Montreal's Parc-Extension neighbourhood ahead of the 2 p.m.
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Quebec expands efforts to raise vaccination rates using ads, mobile clinic in mosque

North Shore News 05 May 2021
MONTREAL — Health officials operated a pop-up vaccine clinic in a hard-hit Montreal neighbourhood for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, as the Quebec government continued expanding its efforts to increase vaccination rates. More than 100 people were lined up outside a mosque in Montreal's Parc-Extension neighbourhood ahead of the 2 p.m.
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Resilience Montreal offering second doses of COVID-19 vaccines to city's homeless

CTV 28 Apr 2021
The Resilience shelter is giving a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to homeless Montrealers Wednesday in an attempt to get more vulnerable populations vaccinated against the virus ... .

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