Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred smiles Thursday, November 18, 2021, during a press conference in Chicago. (AP Photo / Charles Rex Arbogast) Charles Rex Arbogast PA CHICAGO While insisting that Major League Baseball is focused on getting a working deal, Commissioner Rob Manfred signaled on Thursday that the owners would likely block players if …

Thanks to a kind gesture from a stranger, a beloved community bookbox that mysteriously disappeared from the lawn of a Montreal home in the Kirkland area has since been replaced. A new brightly colored house-shaped new outdoor library now sits on Bruce Street, overflowing with books. “In less than 24 hours it was full of …

As police in the Montreal area face an increase in gun violence linked to clashes between street gangs, community workers are calling on policymakers to focus on the root of the problem. This week, representatives of community groups that work with the city’s black youth gathered in an eastern park to announce the launch of …

DC United have climbed east tonight and will look for a real winning streak tonight as they host CF Montreal. United are undefeated in four games and come off a solid midweek win, but they have only enjoyed one winning streak all year (which only lasted two games). The next step for the Blacks and …

Almost a year after the pandemic hit Canada, community groups in Montreal are still pushing all levels of government to collect and release data on how COVID-19 is affecting how disproportionately racialized minorities and low-income city residents. “Montreal, as a city, needs this information so that we can work together to send resources where they …

Much has been said about the up to 30% commissions that large delivery companies, like Uber Eats and DoorDash, take from restaurants in Quebec – at least for now. But, even in Montreal, there are a number of local services emerging as viable alternatives. Their business models range from cooperatives that return profits to restaurant …

“I think it’s really something to be proud of,” says Makivik vice president Maggie Emudluk. The family and friends of the late Inuk author Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk say they are proud and honored to see a new arts center named after the region’s most famous novel, Sanaaq. The authorities of the City of Montreal have chosen …

MONTREAL – A group of community organizations denounces the police dismantling of the tent city on Notre-Dame Street, which at one time had more than 150 people living there. “What happened yesterday was a complete shame, it shouldn’t have happened,” said Sandra Wesley, executive director of Chez Stella, a non-profit organization by and for sex …

Breadcrumb Links New Local News By adapting to deliver their services virtually through communication tools such as Zoom and Crowdcast, organizations have shown remarkable agility. Author of the article: Susan schwartz • Montreal Gazette Release date : Sep 08, 2020 • September 8, 2020 • 4 minutes to read • Join the conversation As staff …

In Montreal, the center of Canada’s coronavirus pandemic, the reopening of popular community vegetable gardens after a two-month lockdown has come like a breath of fresh air – despite rigid new rules. “Just touching the earth is like reconnecting with something deep inside us, it feels good to our souls, it alleviates the chaos and …