Investment in social housing demanded for victims of domestic violence

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Alliance MH2 says the province is currently dealing with a dangerous shortage of resources in its second-stage housing — where women and children go once they leave emergency shelters, but before they find permanent housing. Author of the article: Presse Canadienne Publishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  10 minutes ago  •  2 minute read  •  Join the conversation Artist’s conception of a new social housing apartment building in Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. The $8-million project will offer 31 social housing units. Alliance MH2 said the province is currently dealing with a dangerous shortage of resources in its second-stage housing — where women and children go once they leave emergency shelters, but before they find permanent housing. Alliance MH2 is

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Your taxes aren’t due Monday, Montreal reminds property owners

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Homeowners and businesses are getting a three-month respite due to the pandemic. Author of the article: Marian Scott  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  36 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  Join the conversation Photo by Dutko /Getty Images/iStockphoto Montreal’s first property tax payment, scheduled for March 1, has been postponed to June 1, the city is reminding taxpayers. Homeowners and businesses are getting the three-month respite because of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The second payment, which is usually due on June 1, has been postponed to Sept. 1. “The arrival of vaccines gives us hope for happier months in the medium term. In the meantime, the

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Police watchdog investigating case of Longueuil woman injured in custody

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News She was taken to hospital after losing consciousness. Author of the article: Marian Scott  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  50 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  Join the conversation Montreal Gazette files Quebec’s police watchdog is investigating an incident in which a 23-year-old woman lost consciousness after becoming injured in the back of a Longueuil police cruiser. According to information provided by Longueuil police to the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI), officers were called to a residence Sunday at about 4:45 a.m. to investigate an illegal gathering that violated COVID-19 rules. Once there, police arrested the woman for domestic violence and drove her to the station. When they got

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Quebec reports 737 new COVID-19 cases, nine more deaths

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News On Saturday, Quebec administered 12,469 vaccine doses. Author of the article: Montreal Gazette A security guard offers to help an elderly woman down the stairs at the Parc Ave Covid-19 testing site in Montreal on Friday, February 26, 2021. (Allen McInnis / MONTREAL GAZETTE) ORG XMIT: 65809 Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Quebec reported 737 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. A total of 287,740 infections have now been confirmed in the province since the first one was reported in February of 2020. Quebec also announced that nine more fatalities had been attributed to the virus, four of which occurred in the last 24 hours for which there is data. The province’s death

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Can new Habs coach get more from Danault? | HI/O Bonus

Breadcrumb Trail Links Hockey Inside Out The Canadiens’ centre has some epic struggles. Author of the article: Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  11 minutes ago  •  < 1 minute read  •  Join the conversation In this bonus episode, our panelists — Montreal Gazette columnist Stu Cowan, CBC Daybreak Montreal’s Jessica Rusnak and former Canadiens defenceman and NHL assistant coach Rick Green — along with host Julian McKenzie talk about Phillip Danault’s value to the Canadiens. Weber, Chiarot struggle on Canadiens’ blue line | HI/O Bonus Dominique Ducharme era dawns for Canadiens | HI/O Show Advertisement Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Share this article in your social network Montreal Gazette Headline News Sign up to receive

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Montreal’s snow-removal operation will begin Monday

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News The rain that fell Saturday afternoon partly melted the snow but the city says it’s important to clear what remains to prevent flooding. Author of the article: Marian Scott  •  Montreal Gazette A snowplow clears snow on King-Edward Ave. in the Notre-Dame-de-Grace borough of Montreal Tuesday February 16, 2021. Photo by John Mahoney /Montreal Gazette Snow-removal crews will start clearing the eight centimetres that fell Saturday by Monday evening, the city of Montreal announced Sunday. The rain that fell Saturday afternoon partly melted the snow but it is important to clear what remains to prevent flooding, the city said in a press release. “Rain followed by refreezing is expected over the next few

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About Last Night: Canadiens played like the better team in loss to Jets

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey 41 shots on net weren’t enough as the Habs lost 2-1 to Winnipeg in overtime Saturday night. Author of the article: Julian McKenzie  •  Special to the Montreal Gazette Montreal Canadiens forward Joel Armia (40) misses a rebound off Winnipeg Jets goalie Connor Hellebuyck (37) during the third period at Bell MTS Place. Mandatory Credit: Terrence Lee-USA TODAY Sports Photo by Terrence Lee /USA TODAY Sports Montreal still has yet to win in the Dominique Ducharme era. But it seems the Canadiens are slowly improving on the fly. The Canadiens fired over 40 shots on net last night against the Jets in a 2-1 overtime loss last

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Montreal weather: Sunny and dripping

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News A mix of sun and cloud, and another sure sign of spring — UV inches up a notch. Author of the article: Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  33 minutes ago  •  1 minute read  •  Join the conversation Today’s photo was posted on Instagram by @pamplemouss27. A mix of sun and cloud, and another sure sign of spring — UV inches up a notch. The wind will come from the east at 20 km/h near noon. Environment Canada is forecasting a high of plus 4 and the UV index will be 3, or moderate. Tonight: Rain with a low of plus 2. Don’t forget to submit your photos of Montreal via

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Juhl: Here’s one activity a day to make a time capsule during March break

Breadcrumb Trail Links Parenting Local News Columnists No one older than 3 is going to forget the Season of COVID-19, but what could be lost to time are the little things that helped us get through it. Author of the article: Hayley Juhl  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  34 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation What will you put in your 2020/21 time capsule? A mask? Photo by Maja Hitij /Getty Images files Postmedia may earn an affiliate commission from purchases made through our links on this page. If ever there were a time to document and then bury current events, it’s now. No one older than 3 is going to

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Canadiens Game Day: Habs’ hot start to season now looking like a mirage

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey Winless streak reaches five games and overall record falls to 9-6-5 after 2-1 overtime loss to Jets in Winnipeg. Author of the article: Stu Cowan  •  Montreal Gazette Publishing date: Feb 28, 2021  •  10 minutes ago  •  11 minute read  •  26 Comments Jets forward Paul Stastny (25) is congratulated by teammate Nikolaj Ehlers (27) after scoring in overtime against Canadiens goalie Jake Allen for 2-1 victory Saturday night at Bell MTS Place in Winnipeg. Photo by Terrence Lee /USA TODAY Sports The Canadiens’ first 10 games this season now look like they were nothing more than a mirage. The Canadiens got off to a 7-1-2 start,

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