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  • Kate 19:34 on 2022-12-11 Permalink | Reply  

    Quebec is giving $6 million in emergency funds to food banks as winter begins to bite. Canadaland has a sharp piece just now on food banks: Every food bank is a policy failure. It had not quite struck me how Canada tends not to view them as the shameful necessity they are.

    • Kate 19:31 on 2022-12-11 Permalink | Reply  

      Protesters held a demo Sunday against Ray-Mont Logistics, now that the company is starting to stack containers on the land it has been permitted to use.

      • Kate 10:13 on 2022-12-11 Permalink | Reply  

        Eater has put up a possibly useful list of where you can eat on Christmas day and the Journal a list of ten activities you can do around the holidays.

        La Presse talked to three experts who counsel caution in holding big holiday gatherings, and making anyone with symptoms stay isolated. There’s bound to be a rush on overcrowded ERs around the holidays no matter what’s advised.

        • EmilyG 13:27 on 2022-12-11 Permalink

          As for businesses open on Christmas Day, I was recently at the Renaud-Bray on Parc near Laurier, and they had a sign saying they’re open on Christmas Day.

        • shawn 13:38 on 2022-12-11 Permalink

          Yes, Renaud-Bray on Parc has been my go-to place in the past when I’ve been unexpectedly invited somewhere for somebody’s Christmas and I need a gift. I think last-minute stuff on that day is a not-insignificant part of their business.

      • Kate 09:41 on 2022-12-11 Permalink | Reply  

        The OQLF received a record number of complaints last year, as noted in its 2021‑22 annual report.

        • Ephraim 13:39 on 2022-12-11 Permalink


      • Kate 09:35 on 2022-12-11 Permalink | Reply  

        A city worker was killed in an accident with a backhoe Saturday at St‑Hubert and Jean‑Talon. No other information about the incident is given.

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