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East Coast Storm | Several flights canceled from Montreal

The violent storm that hit the United States and Nova Scotia forced the cancellation of several flights from Montreal to the Eastern United States and the Maritimes. Posted at 11:46 a.m. Updated at 3:45 p.m. Florence Morin Martel The PressOn Saturday, flights from Montreal-Trudeau International Airport (YUL) were canceled, including some to New York, Washington, Boston, Moncton, Halifax and Saint John in New Brunswick.In Nova Scotia, up to 45 centimeters of snow are exp...
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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...
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“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 ...
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Dua Lipa postpones her Montreal concert

February was announced as the month of the return of international tours to Montreal. Will this still be the case, while the performance halls are still closed? The British queen of dance-pop Dua Lipa has just given the beginning of an answer to this question by postponing her scheduled stop at the Bell Center on February 22 until the end of July. Posted at 6:15 p.m.While his tour Future Nostalgia due to begin on February 9 in Miami, Dua Lipa will not see her Montreal and Toronto fans again until July 25 and 27 respectively, she announced on Monday on Twitter. Knowing that the in...
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Irregularities in the awarding of a computer contract in Montreal

Due to irregularities in the call for tenders process, the Office of Inspector General of Montreal (OIG) recommends that the City of Montreal terminate as soon as possible a major IT contract that led it to adopt Google products offered by a third-party provider to create “the office of tomorrow” in cloud computing. Posted at 3:26 p.m. Vincent Larouche The PressThe contract was awarded to the firm Onix Networking Canada in 2018. The Canadian subsidiary of the American group Onix was to implement and ...
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Irregularities in the awarding of a computer contract in Montreal

Due to irregularities in the call for tenders process, the Office of Inspector General of Montreal (OIG) recommends that the City of Montreal terminate as soon as possible a major IT contract that led it to adopt Google products offered by a third-party provider to create “the office of tomorrow” in cloud computing. Posted at 3:26 p.m. Vincent Larouche The PressThe contract was awarded to the firm Onix Networking Canada in 2018. The Canadian subsidiary of the American group Onix was to implement and ...
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Mike Ward’s shelter offer accepted elsewhere than in Montreal

If the mayoress of Montreal again rejected comedian Mike Ward's offer on Monday, his manager confirmed to TVA Nouvelles that other municipalities have shown interest in the 25 shelters. • Read also: Housing for the homeless: Mike Ward reaches out to Montreal "There are municipalities that are ready to provide the land and we take care of providing the shelters," explained Michel Grenier, who did not want to reveal the interested cities, however. In Montreal, it is always surprising and amazing to see tents set up in freezing weather in certain areas of the city. In the morning, our teams in the field were able to observe the presence of a tent under the Ville-Marie Expressway overpass on the edge of Saint-Antoine Street near Atwater Street. Nobody was th...
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Montreal | The Plante administration must diversify the City’s revenues

In the pages of The Press on January 9, columnist Mario Girard reported the remarks of Dominique Ollivier, president of the executive committee of the City of Montreal, concerning the diversification of the City's revenues. “We will study all possible avenues: eco-taxation measures, tax on foreign residential real estate investments, tax on billboards, tax on outdoor commercial parking lots, etc. “, she says. Posted at 9:00 a.m. Pierre-Yves Melancon Former municipal councilor at the City of Montreal*...
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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...
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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....