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Smokers’ Bill Passes Senate (Blacklock’s Reporter)

June 2, 2017

The Senate yesterday passed a bill to enact Australian-style regulations on plain packaging of tobacco products. Manufacturers have threatened to challenge the bill as a breach of the Trademarks Act. “We…

With universal drug coverage, Canadians could save billions: study

February 28, 2017

Carly Weeks The Globe and Mail Published Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 12:01AM EST – Last updated Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 9:19AM EST Canadians and private drug-plan sponsors could save more…

Montreal passes motion to become sanctuary city

February 21, 2017

René Bruemmer, Montreal Gazette Published on: February 20, 2017 | Last Updated: February 20, 2017 7:17 PM EST City council unanimously passed a motion declaring Montreal a “sanctuary city” Monday,…

Health Minister Gaétan Barrette carves out deal with medical professionals

January 26, 2017

Charlie Fidelman, Montreal Gazette More from Charlie Fidelman, Montreal Gazette Published on: January 25, 2017 | Last Updated: January 26, 2017 9:23 AM EST Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette announced…

Formal complaints lodged against Trudeau for French-only responses

January 19, 2017

CTV Montreal Published Wednesday, January 18, 2017 5:56PM EST Last Updated Thursday, January 19, 2017 9:15AM EST He goofed, he admitted it, and now he’s being investigated for it.The office…

Montreal Reimagined: Creativity gets down to business

January 18, 2017

Tracey Lindeman, Special to Montreal Gazette More from Tracey Lindeman, Special to Montreal Gazette Published on: April 12, 2015 | Last Updated: April 12, 2015 7:26 PM EST Montreal has…

Expo 67, Take 2: Is Montreal ready to host another world’s fair?

January 17, 2017

John Meagher, Montreal Gazette Published on: January 15, 2017 | Last Updated: January 15, 2017 8:13 PM EST Ready for Expo 67: The Sequel? Montreal enthralled the world 50 years…

Happy Hanukkah

January 5, 2017

Season’s Greetings

My statement on the twenty-seventh Anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal Tragedy

December 12, 2016

It was a cold, Wednesday afternoon when a young man walked into École Polytechnique de Montreal armed with a 223‑calibre rifle. The date was December 6, 1989. He entered a classroom…