It’s official. Quebecers who want to use certain services or take part in certain activities deemed “non-essential” need to present proof of being adequately vaccinated against COVID-19 to do so. Quebec is the first Canadian province to implement a COVID vaccine passport, but with Ontario, BC and Manitoba working on their own systems, it won’t […]

Jason C. McLean and Special Guest Dawn McSweeney go through some of the week’s top news, roundup-style. Topics: The US leaving AfghanistanThe 2021 Canadian Federal ElectionOnlyFans dropping explicit contentForced sterilization of Native women in SaskatchewanGatineau boy’s father denied human rights complaint Follow Dawn McSweeney @mcmoxy on Twitter and Instagram Follow Jason C. McLean @jasoncmclean on […]

Jason C. McLean and Special Guest Samantha Gold discuss the upcoming Montreal Municipal election (with an emphasis on the Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and Montreal Nord boroughs), the possibility of a fall Federal Election and Quebec’s new vaccine passport. Follow Samantha Gold on Facebook @samiamart and Instagram @samiamartistmtl See Samantha’s mural outside of the Union United Church Follow […]

Gracia Kasoki Katahwa will run for Borough Mayor of Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce under the Projet Montréal banner. Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante made the announcement earlier today at a press conference in the borough alongside Katahwa and seven other first-time candidates whom Plante referred to as the future of her party. Katahwa joins an arguably crowded field which […]

Now that the hybrid Just for Laughs is over, festival season continues. This week, we’ve got two Montreal summer mainstays back in different forms and a Rouyn-Noranda-based festival running a mini-fest in our city for the first time. Let’s get started: Osheaga Through the Ages While it’s sadly true that Osheaga won’t be returning to […]