A team of researchers at the Université de Montréal has shown in a new study that an experimental treatment for acute leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma is not only safe but has produced astounding results with almost no side-effects. Full story here.
Despite a tearful plea over shattered dreams and a barrage of criticism from the opposition, the government is not backing down on restrictions to a popular international student program that fast-tracks citizenship. Full story here.
It may come as welcome news to some Quebec anglos that they will still have English-language access to provincial government services like electricity bills and automated telephone menu options. Just as long as they are part of the “historic English community.” Full column here.
It happens once every year. Prepare yourself, Montreal, mentally, physically and spiritually, for the first snowfall of the year. Oh, by the way, it’s slated to hit the city in a matter of days. Full story here.
Rufus Wainwright dresses up as Anna Wintour in his new video. Less than a week after Halloween, the Montreal singer-songwriter poses in drag as the famed Vogue editor-in-chief in the clip for his new song, Trouble In Paradise. Full story and video here.
Mayor Valérie Plante’s spokesperson on Indigenous issues, Marie-Josée Parent, has stepped down amid doubts of her claims to Aboriginal ancestry. Full story here.
Quebec is being hit harder by the problem of juvenile prostitution because of the “exotic” attraction of the French language among “customer/abusers” in the rest of the country, a provincial commission created to examine the issue said Monday. Full story here.