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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.


Covid-19 Update, Tent City Dismantled

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 


COVID-19 Update

Québec reported fewer than 800 cases of COVID-19 Monday, the fewest new cases since March.


Quebec vaccination update

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 


Quebec vaccination update

 

Quebec hit several major vaccination milestones this week.

With daily records of over 80 thousand injections throughout recent days,


Ontario reverses pandemic policing measures, Quebec vaccine update, Undergrad survey in motion

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro 

 


 

Ontario reverses pandemic policing measures

After receiving widespread backlash, Ontario has walked back some of it’s pandemic policing powers.


Legault urges caution, lockdown continues in some areas as Quebec hits 2 million vaccine doses" QC COVID-19 update

Luca Caruso-Moro

 

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More people are eligible to get their COVID-19 vaccinations starting Wednesday. 

For this round, certain essential workers at high risk and some Quebecers with chronic health conditions can book an appointment starting Wednesday. 


More priority groups up for vaccination, 70 percent of new cases in Quebec City are variants, Unusual Ramadan in store under curfew

Reporter: Shanellie Desparois 

News stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 


 

More priority groups up for vaccination

More health and social service workers can get a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine under the province’s new Phase two rollout for that group.


Preview: Shiva Baby from Director Emma Seligman, a Pitting Comedy

Shiva Baby from director Emma Seligman can be best described as a dark comedy in the similar vein to the cult comedy Death at a Funeral. After meeting her soon-to-be sugar daddy Max (Danny Deferrari), college graduate Danielle (Rachel Sennott) rushes to meet her neurotic parents for a family shiva.


Preview: New Film Like a House on Fire from Montreal director Jesse Noah Klein

Like a House on Fire is a new film from Montreal director Jesse Noah Klein, starring Sarah Sutherland (Veep) and Quebec singer Hubert Lenoir. Dara (Sarah Sutherland) returns home after a two year absence to connect with her husband and her daughter. However, things are not what they seem. There is a new woman in the household who is seven months pregnant with Dara’s husband’s baby and her daughter does not seem to recognize her anymore. The film then becomes a story of a woman’s struggle to regain control of her old life. 


Supreme Court rules on carbon tax, Petition regarding Alberta’s coal mining expansion, Fourth COVID-19 variant in Montreal

Hadassah Alencar

 

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Supreme Court rules Ottawa’s carbon tax constitutional

The Supreme court decided Ottawa can hammer down a carbon tax on the provinces. 


At The Movies Race to the Oscars (Audio) Review: Promising Young Woman

The following film being reviewed deals with mature subject matter like sexual assault and viewer discretion is strongly advised before viewing.


Metal My Movie: Guardians of The Galaxy

A group of misfit criminals come together to save the world alongside an awesome soundtrack that rocks. If this sounds like an awesome Metal My Movie segment, you are correct. It is also the premise of Marvel Studio’s Guardians of The Galaxy, directed by James Gunn. Unlike the classic Marvel heroes archetype, the Guardians are seen more as the anti-heroes that must put aside their differences and personalities to save the universe. As well it’s the first time that the music not only revolved around the score by Tyler Bates, but most notably a soundtrack jam-packed with rock tunes and nostalgia.

Back to a Nü Future: A Small Primer on Metalcore

If you know me, it’s not really a surprise to see me write about my favorite subgenre of metal. If you don't know me, my name is JP and I love everything that is melodic and heavy at the same time, I live to die in a mosh pit during a sick breakdown and I’m really passionate about metalcore - what can i say?


Thousands protest Quebec’s lockdown, Firefighters urge caution while at home, New vaccine shows high efficacy after phase three testing

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro

 

 


Thousands protest Quebec’s lockdown

Thousands marched the streets of Montreal on Saturday to protest the province’s pandemic measures.


Metal My Movie: Donnie Darko

 
Donnie Darko, the cult classic film from director Richard Kelly, is currently celebrating its 20-year anniversary. What might have been seen as the mythos about the American Suburb being a great place to live gets subverted into a supernatural gothic tale complete with a Nostradamus plot set in the 80’s. The soundtrack has more of a rock somber mood, as Michael Andrews provides the somber score and isn’t afraid to punch up a scene with some synth loops to give the film its atmosphere.
 

Taking a Look at Upcoming Film My Salinger Year

My Salinger Year from director Philippe Falardeau was a success at last year’s closing screening for the Festival du nouveau cinéma. The film has continued on a successful run of festival circuits to much critical acclaim. My Salinger Year comes out in theatres, where open, and streaming services this Friday, March 5.


Metal My Movie - Her Smell

Metal My Movie: Her Smell (Dir. Alex Ross Perry
Content warning // mentions of self-harm
 

Young Quebecers challenge feds over climate, MNA test positive for Covid-19

Reporter: Shanellie Marie 

Stories: Luca Caruso Moro 

 


Young Quebecers challenge feds over climate 

A group of young Quebecers are back in court this week, to try yet again to file a class action lawsuit against the federal government on climate change. 

They say they're not doing enough to avoid the effects of the climate crisis. 


Patients traveling for essential medical services exempt from quarantine, Expect slower snow removal in Montreal, McGill students facing eviction

Hadassah Alencar

 

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Patients traveling for essential medical services exempt from quarantine

Ottawa has announced that Canadians receiving medical treatment abroad won’t need to quarantine when they get home. 


Guns, drugs, and cash found by police, More vaccines and variant testing in Montreal

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories by: Luca Caruso Moro

 


Guns, Drugs, and cash found by police 

Montreal police recovered several guns, drugs and stolen goods in Montreal and Laval on Thursday. 


Campuses to reopen on Feb. 8, Pornhub testifies to federal ethics committee

Reporter: Shanellie Marie

Stories by: Luca Caruso Moro

 


Campuses to reopen on Feb. 8

Some university students will return to campus in the coming days, as daily COVID-19 cases continue to trend downwards.


JSMB Student petition, Recent cases of crime in Montreal, Canada will adopt quarantining in hotel after travel, COVID-19 cases under 1K

Hadassah Alencar

 

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JSMB Student petition

Feeling disheartened after recent deaths in Montreal’s homeless population, a JMSB student decided to take action.


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