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Ottawa prevents him from working |  The Journal of Montreal
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Ottawa prevents him from working | The Journal of Montreal

A French woman who moved to Quebec to become a truck driver feels that the federal government is getting in her way by delaying providing her with the right permit to work. • Read also: Montreal loses its inhabitants to the benefit of the regions • Read also: Quebec companies: more foreign workers as reinforcements • Read also: Immigration: Canada welcomed a record number of permanent residents in 2021 “We saved for 15 years to be able to come here. If I still don't work, and I can't in the coming months, it's going to be complicated to stay," says Aurélie Becker, 34, who left her life in Nancy, France, to come and live in Stoneham. -and-Tewkesbury, a year and a half ago. Since mid-September, Aurélie Becker has had her Quebec truck driver's diploma in her...
“We got there!”  |  The Journal of Montreal

“We got there!” | The Journal of Montreal

By being part of the cast of the series For you Flora and movie the inhuman, Samian sees his concerns for the promotion of Aboriginal identity and culture finally being addressed in a concrete way. Messages that were “heard, but not listened to” that the rapper claims to have been hammering for 15 years. For you Flora, a series written and directed by Mohawk filmmaker Sonia Bonspille Boileau, will be the first to deal with the horror of residential schools for Aboriginals. We will follow the fate of two Anishinabés torn from their families by the Oblates in the 1960s. Samian plays the role of Jean-Charles, the son of a survivor of these residential schools. A tough character – demonstrating the intergenerational collateral damage of these horrors – that was ...
A memorable second round |  The Journal of Quebec

A memorable second round | The Journal of Quebec

The Chiefs beat the Bills 42-36 in overtime in one of football's best games to earn their fourth straight berth in the American Conference Finals. The Rams for their part survived a furious attempt to come back from the Buccaneers. The second round of the NFL playoffs definitely lived up to high expectations. The weekend's four games, including Saturday's wins for the Bengals over the Titans and the 49ers over the Packers, kept fans on their toes. For the first time in the history of the second elimination round, the four duels on display ended on the very last game. The four clashes were decided by an average margin of 3.8 points, the narrowest margin of victory in history in the second round. The spectacle offered by the Bills and the Chiefs, at least on the...
An absurd war |  The Journal of Montreal

An absurd war | The Journal of Montreal

The war which is being born in Ukraine is absurd insofar as it will harm everyone, except the arms dealers. Ukraine has nothing to do with a war that will ravage its territory. Its preparations are already exerting a considerable drain on public finances. Each year, more than 4% of the country's GDP is spent on modernizing its army. Russia has nothing good to expect from a war against Ukraine. Unlike the Ukrainian soldiers, who will fight with fervor, it is far from certain that the Russian soldiers will engage in battle with conviction. The Russian population does not seem very warm to the idea of ​​a war against Ukraine. The actual popular benefit that Putin would derive in the long term from such a conflict is doubtful. The Russian occupation of Ukr...
Hughes: the right price!  |  The Journal of Montreal

Hughes: the right price! | The Journal of Montreal

Kent Hughes does not hide it. The phone is ringing. “Hello, Kent, here...congratulations and welcome to the world of GMs. You know, I always have my cell phone to hand, if you ever think of making some changes, I'll have an attentive ear..." Urge, urge, urge ... “Hello, Kent, congratulations. Welcome to our brotherhood... by the way, if you ever plan to trade some players, I'm listening. » Urge, urge, urge ... Finally, when a newcomer shows up, we want them to take the welcome test right away. It is common practice. We want to test the waters as soon as possible, we want to know if Kent Hughes is willing to talk business. We want to know more about his game plan for the next few weeks as we begin a strategic period in terms of workforce transfers....
Unable to register their car |  The Journal of Montreal

Unable to register their car | The Journal of Montreal

Spouses from Montreal North find themselves stuck with a vehicle paid for $8,500 that they cannot even drive because their seller did not have the papers in order, making it impossible to register it. • Read also: Charged with manslaughter after parking lot fight • Read also: The Motor Show from yesterday to today • Read also: The ten most expensive vehicles in the Mecum auction “We've been putting money aside for three years and all of our savings are suddenly gone. We thought we were doing business with honest people, but no,” laments Juan Carlos Berreondo Urizar. The misadventure of the latter and his wife began during the holiday season, when they spotted a 2016 Dodge Caravan displayed on Marketplace, Facebook's sales platform. Interested, they im...
After Cannes, Sundance… |  The Journal of Montreal

After Cannes, Sundance… | The Journal of Montreal

Almost three years after making a splash at Cannes with his first feature film My brother's wife, Monia Chokri had the honor of launching her new film Babysitter at the renowned Sundance Film Festival on Saturday night. However, pandemic obliges, it is in front of his computer, in Montreal, that the filmmaker experienced this virtual premiere. "At one o'clock in the morning, I was in front of my computer in a kind of Zoom with a moderator, the actors Patrick [Hivon) et Nadia [Tereszkiewicz] and the people of Sundance, said Monia Chokri, laughing, in a telephone interview granted to the Journal Sunday. "Viewers could ask us questions online, but it was a very abstract experience." Of course, Monia Chokri's original plan was to be on location in Park City, Uta...
The Steadfast Penguins |  The Journal of Quebec

The Steadfast Penguins | The Journal of Quebec

The Penguins quickly erased a two-goal deficit to win 3-2 in a shootout against the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday in Pittsburgh, extending their winning streak to five. • Read also: Mikko Koskinen and the Oilers see light at the end of the tunnel The local favorites needed just nine seconds to tie the game in the third period. Kasperi Kapanen first hit the target, then Jeff Carter took advantage of a very poor outing by goalkeeper Connor Hellebuyck to bring the two teams back on an even footing. Sidney Crosby was then the lone scorer in the shootout. Tristan Jarry, meanwhile, made 27 saves in the victory. The Jets had started the game the right way. In his second game since returning to action, captain Blake Wheeler hit the target after just 3:28 into the first...
From the great Shapovalov |  The Journal of Montreal

From the great Shapovalov | The Journal of Montreal

He is only the third Canadian in history to reach the quarter-finals in Melbourne. The other two are Milos Raonic (five times) and Mike Belkin (1968). In his four previous appearances, he had not gone beyond the third round. • Read also: Shapovalov surprises Zverev and advances to the quarter-finals • Read also: Souvenirs from Montreal for Nadal If he wins his next game, he will equal his best result in a Grand Slam tournament. We remember that he reached the semi-finals at Wimbledon last year. He bowed to Novak Djokovic. "What Félix Auger-Aliassime and I are doing in Australia is special," said Denis Shapovalov after his resounding triumph over Zverev. We hope that many people in Canada will have the chance to see our matches. “It's not super eas...