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CANADA

Vigilance OGM asks municipalities to do like Laval and ban pesticides like glyphosate [Video]

Around 500 small white flags symbolically dotted a portion of Bernard-Landry Park in Laval on Saturday morning to call on elected officials and municipal candidates in the upcoming elections to ban the cosmetic use of pesticides on their territory.

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CANADA

CSL building tenants worry that proposed renovations could force them from their homes [Video]

Proposed renovations to a Cote-St-Luc building have some tenants fearing they could be pushed out of their homes.

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Fully vaccinated Quebecers enrolled in vaccine lottery could win a trip to Mexico [Video]

Quebecers registered in the province’s vaccine lottery have a chance to win additional prizes, the government announced Friday.

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CANADA

Old, chemically treated railroad ties have Vaudreuil-Dorion residents fearing potential fires [Video]

Vaudreuil-Dorion residents say thousands of flammable, chemically-treated pieces of lumber laid along the railway tracks behind their houses are posing a potentially lethal threat.

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CANADA

As of Sunday, Quebec bars can serve until 1 a.m., festival and event capacity increases [Video]

Starting Sunday, Quebecers will be able to order a beer later, and more people are welcome to attend events and festivals as deconfinement continues.

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CANADA

Mouvement Montreal releases action plan for Milton Park homeless population [Video]

New municipal political party Mouvement Montreal criticized the Plante administration Sunday for what it called a lack of leadership after recent developments in Milton Parc where several homeless people spend their time.

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CANADA

Four young people rescued from the waters of Lac Jean-Pere in La Verendrye Park [Video]

Four young people who had left in a canoe had to be rescued from the waters of Lac Jean-Pere late Saturday in the La Verendrye Wildlife Reserve, about two hours north of Ottawa.

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FLORIDA

Canadiens select two forwards in second round of draft [Video]

The Canadiens patiently waited their turn in the re-draft and selected forwards Riley Kidney and Oliver Kapanen with the last two picks of the second round on Saturday.

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CANADA

Montreal’s demerged cities hit with their portion of city’s Formula E settlement [Video]

The bill has come due for Montreal’s cancelled electric car race and suburban mayors say they want to slam on the brakes after being told what their share will be.

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CANADA

With vaccinations lagging in Beauce, town mayor says better communication is needed [Video]

The mayor of a town in Quebec’s Beauce region says public health officials must communicate better with citizens about COVID-19 vaccination.