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At the Movies Takes a Look at Mogul Mowgli

After the exceptional Sound of Metal from director Darius Marder, Mogul Mowgli seems as if it can follow the same path to be one of the best films of the year - with another great performance from Riz Ahmed.


Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman Review

Content Warning: Discussions of True Crime. Reader Discretion is advised.


From Left To Right: Chad Michael Murray as Ted Bundy in Ted Bundy: American Boogeyman, the real life Ted Bundy in a police mugshot, Zac Efron as Ted Bundy in the Netflix film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.

There has always been a fascination with the true crime story genre. We have already seen Zac Efron as Ted Bundy in the Netflix Original film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, where Efron was praised for his acting taking on a serious role stepping away from his High School Musical days. 


Quebec launches vaccine passport app, Canadian military evacuates another 106 Afghans as situation in Kabul worsens, Toronto hospital network plans implements vaccine mandate

Shanellie Marie 

 

 


Quebec launches vaccine passport app

Quebec has launched its COVID-19 vaccine passport app.

While no services are off limits before september 1, residents can now download proof of vaccination. 


Fantasia Week Two: A Weekly Recap of The Genre Film Festival

*Please note that one of the films deals with subjects of substance abuse and suicide. Reader discretion is strongly advised. 


Fantasia Week One: A Weekly Recap of The Genre Film Festival

Once again, this year I am taking part in the virtual portion of the Fantasia Film Festival due to the circumstances. However, I am happy to see the theatrical component of the festival come back this year because there is nothing like a Fantasia audience for a film premiere. Quite honestly it is the only way to truly appreciate the festival in a room of other genre film lovers while keeping everyone safe under the current guidelines. In my theatrical experience the film that I got to see seemed lost amongst the audience I saw it with, and I ponder how it played out among the Fantasia audience. 
 

#NOREGARD clothing brand releases documentary to support brand awareness

Shanellie Marie

 

 


 

Lance Daniel documentary premiered July 15, 2021 to promote his clothing brand #NOREGARD.

He is a former flag football player for the FPF, Flag Plus Football league in Montreal Quebec.


Fantasia 2021: The Premier Film Festival Heads Back to Theatres, Even Though It Never Left

Nothing stood in the way of the Fantasia International Film Festival - not even a pandemic. Last year the festival was a success through a virtual rendition. This year the milestone 25th edition will find the fine balance of the in person experience, while following the government guidelines still in place (a virtual edition will also be available this year). Running from Aug. 5 - Aug.


Evacuation of thousands in Southern B.C wildfires continue to spread, 24 year old Montrealer killed in Miami building collapse, Update: Canada offers alternatives for Afghan interpreters in critical situation

Shanellie Marie 

 


Evacuation of thousands in Southern B.C wildfires continue to spread

Officials have evacuated more than 5000 people from their homes in the Vancouver area and that number will likely  increase as wildfires continue to spread across the province. 


Ottawa pledges to help Afghan interpreters, Quebec Launches 2 million dollar vaccine lottery, Link between floods in Europe and climate change

Shanellie Marie

 


Ottawa pledges to help Afghan interpreters 

The federal government is under pressure to help former translators, interpreters, and cultural advisors who helped the Canadian military during the war in Afghanistan.


Montreal officer charged with sexual assault, Poor global access to vaccine could create risk with Covid-19 variant, Power returns to the Maritimes after Hurricane Elsa

Shanellie Marie

 


Montreal officer charged with sexual assault

A montreal police officer is facing sexual assault charges following an investigation by Quebec’s law enforcement watchdog. 

Officer Roger Frechette allegedly assaulted an Ontario woman who was visiting Montreal in 2019. 


Miami condo collapses, 11 dead and 150 people remain missing, Unmarked graves found at Residential school in Saskatchewan

Shanellie Marie

 

 


Miami condo collapses, 11 dead and 150 people remain missing

A residential Florida condo complex collapsed on Thursday, leaving at least 11 dead and nearly 150 people unaccounted for.


Trudeau extends travel ban until July 21st, Ontario surpasses 9000 Covid-19 deaths, Public Health agency reports a spike in new cases of Delta variant

Shanellie Marie

 


Trudeau extends travel ban until July 21st

Canada has banned all nonessential travel to anywhere in the world, until July 21st. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refuses to lift the ban until at least 75 percent of Canadians have had at least one dose of a first Covid-19 vaccine.


Trudeau extends travel ban until July 21st, Ontario surpasses 9000 Covid-19 deaths, Public Health agency reports a spike in new cases of Delta variant

Shanellie Marie

 


Trudeau extends travel ban until July 21st

Canada has banned all nonessential travel to anywhere in the world, until July 21st. 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refuses to lift the ban until at least 75 percent of Canadians have had at least one dose of a first Covid-19 vaccine.


Quebec enters Zone Yellow, Novavax highly effective in trials, Charges laid against accused London attacker

Stories by Allison O’Reilly

Reported by Allison O’Reilly

 

Quebec Enters Yellow Zone

As of this past Monday, all of Quebec including Montreal has entered Zone Yellow, making ways for more relaxed rules around social gathering.

Once the epicenter of COVID-19 in Canada, Montreal has reported fewer than 100 cases per day in the past week.


Funeral held for family killed in attack in London, Ontario, Health Canada won't be releasing Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine over quality control issues

Shanellie Marie 

 

 


Funeral held for family killed in attack in London, Ontario

Thousands gathered across Canada this week to celebrate the lives of a muslim family who became victims of what police are calling a hate crime.


Vaccines approach 70 per cent coverage, logging pause on Vancouver Island, and earth gains a new ocean

QUEBEC COVID UPDATE

For your COVID-19 update…

Quebec reported record low case counts this week for a daily average below 200 as of Thursday morning.

This as healthcare workers are administering about 80 thousand vaccines per day.

So far about 70 per cent of Quebecers have gotten at least one dose.

Elsewhere in Canada, Manitoba is still reporting the most infections per million residents of any province or American state.

LOGGING PAUSE CALLED ON VANCOUVER ISLAND

Across the country…

After an extended standoff between police and blockaders, the BC government has approved a two-year pause on old-growth logging on Vancouver Island.


Pope Francis and Canadian Cardinal meet after remains found at former school, G7 nations sign pact to tax Tech Giants and Global Corporations

 

Shanellie Marie

 

 


 

Pope Francis and Canadian Cardinal meet after remains found at former school

Pope Francis met with Vatican-based Canadian Cardinals, Cardinal Michael Czerny and Cardinal Marc Ouellet on Saturday,


Montreal says don’t gather indoors, NHL suspends Mark Scheifele, Muskowekwan First Nation in Saskatchewan will continue grave search

Hadassah Alencar

 

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Montreal says don’t gather indoors

Montreal is allowing restaurant dining rooms and gyms to open up on Monday. 


Thousand of AstraZeneca doses about to expire, Shoes placed by Kahnawake residence on Catholic Church Steps in memory of children

Stories by: Shanellie Marie

Reporter: Shanellie Marie 

 


Thousand of AstraZeneca doses about to expire 

About 45,000 thousand doses of Ontario's AstraZeneca vaccine are set to expire on May 31, and a large portion of that stock has yet to be administered.


KANESATAKERONON STAND TO HALT REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT ON ANCESTRAL TERRITORY, HALF OF CANADIANS VACCINATED

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro 

 


Kanesatakeronon stand to halt real estate development on ancestral territory

Demonstrators in Kanesatake gathered Saturday to call a halt on development plans on their ancestral territory.


Investigation into the death of Joyce Echaquan begins, Île-aux-Tourtes bridge closed, Quebec: COVID-19 vaccine for teens

Hadassah Alencar

 

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Investigation into the death of Joyce Echaquan begins 

It’s been almost eight months since Joyce Echaquan died at a hospital in Joliette. On Thursday, an investigation into her death began.


Protestors clash over middle east crisis, Quebec coronavirus update

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 


Protestors clash over middle east crisis

Police fired tear gas at protestors as two groups of demonstrators clashed Sunday. 


VACCINE UPDATE, PROTESTORS DEMAND SOCIAL HOUSING, PROTESTERS STAND AGAINST SHIPPING YARD

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 


VACCINE UPDATE

More than 40 per cent of Quebecers have now received a dose of a COVID-19 vaccination.


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