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  • Kate 15:11 on 2022-10-06 Permalink | Reply  

    Last week, a young man was stabbed to death in the Mile End as he took an early morning walk with his girlfriend and her dog. Thursday, Theodore Gliga – he’s the bespectacled guy shown in the photo – was charged with murder in the second degree. The Journal teased out some details of what may have happened that morning.

    • Kate 15:04 on 2022-10-06 Permalink | Reply  

      Some notes on what’s open and closed on Thanksgiving weekend.

      Also the driving issues.

      • Kate 08:50 on 2022-10-06 Permalink | Reply  

        An alert policeman spotted two familiar faces filling up at a gas station in DDO and discovered they were armed to the teeth. They’re now likely to face charges for possession of banned firearms.

        • Kate 08:24 on 2022-10-06 Permalink | Reply  

          In advance of transplants and some forms of chemotherapy, the medical team insists that a patient get their dental situation tidied up – but many patients can’t afford to do that because it isn’t covered by the RAMQ, so lifesaving procedures can’t be done. A CHUM doctor lays out the problem.

          • JaneyB 11:04 on 2022-10-08 Permalink

            I did not know this. I’m very surprised though I knew about gum disease and heart health. This needs to be covered by RAMQ. Of course it does.

          • Kate 14:17 on 2022-10-08 Permalink

            I’m fortunate enough never to have heard of it either, but as I was reading it I was thinking it made sense. You can’t administer treatments that lower a person’s immunity if their mouth is full of reservoirs of potential infection. This doctor isn’t asking for people to get full restorative dental work on the RAMQ – just to have their basic dental hygiene looked after.

        • Kate 07:11 on 2022-10-06 Permalink | Reply  

          Almost a year ago, firefighter Pierre Lacroix drowned off Lachine in the midst of a river rescue operation. Now his famiy and colleagues are asking why the Montreal fire service chose to buy a boat that proved to be so unreliable.

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