The EMSB has been placed under trusteeship for six months The English Montreal School Board will be placed under trusteeship for six months, sources say. Read More
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Marlene Jennings, a former Liberal MP, is expected to be appointed to oversee the board, sources say.

Tomkinson: Construction set to begin on new housing project in Hudson’s Como Gardens A long-anticipated new housing project to be built in Hudson’s Como Gardens neighbourhood is officially moving ahead. The development will include about a dozen semi-detached bungalows adjacent to environmentally sensitive wetlands. Read More
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Demand in Hudson is growing for smaller, single-storey bungalows: Place Como Gardens brokers.

Quebec backs down on acquired rights of foreign students, temporary workers QUEBEC — Faced with an uproar, the Legault government Wednesday shifted gears and now says it will recognize the acquired rights of foreign students and temporary workers in its reform plans. Read More
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The CAQ government has been faced with mounting protests over its attempts to reform a popular international student program that fast tracks citizenship.

Joan Fraser, Josh Freed among winners of community leadership awards Joan Fraser, a retired senator and former editor-in-chief of the Montreal Gazette, said it is particularly meaningful to receive an award from your own community. Read More

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The winners of the Quebec Community Groups Network awards this year are Joan Fraser, Josh Freed, Martin Murphy, Joshua Arless.

While you were sleeping: Is it a crime to drive a shopping cart when drunk?
Here's what happened as the Habs beat the Bruins.  Read More
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In this case, the answer appears to be yes.