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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 …

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 …

“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 …