Tag Archives: Quebec

How to Pretend You’re in Quebec City Tonight

How to Pretend You’re in Quebec City Tonight

How to Pretend You’re in Quebec City Tonight How to Pretend You’re in Quebec City Tonight While your travel plans may be on hold, you can pretend you’re somewhere new for the night. Around the World at Home invites you to channel the spirit of a new place each week with recommendations on how to explore the culture, all from …

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A Polarizing Documentary Spurs Debate Over a Violent Time in Quebec

A Polarizing Documentary Spurs Debate Over a Violent Time in Quebec

A Polarizing Documentary Spurs Debate Over a Violent Time in Quebec A Polarizing Documentary Spurs Debate Over a Violent Time in Quebec MONTREAL— Félix Rose was 7 years old when he realized that the gentle father he idolized had a secret past. “Your daddy killed someone,” his cousin told him during a family celebration, he recalled recently. His father, Paul …

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2 Killed in Halloween Stabbing Spree in Quebec City

Instagram Tries Clamping Down on Misinformation

2 Killed in Halloween Stabbing Spree in Quebec City 2 Killed in Halloween Stabbing Spree in Quebec City The police in Quebec City on Sunday arrested a man dressed in medieval garb who was believed to have killed at least two people and injured several others in a stabbing spree on Halloween. The attacks occurred late Saturday in a neighborhood …

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Tight New Restrictions in Parts of Quebec as Cases Rise Again

Tight New Restrictions in Parts of Quebec as Cases Rise Again

Tight New Restrictions in Parts of Quebec as Cases Rise Again Tight New Restrictions in Parts of Quebec as Cases Rise Again The arrival of autumn has brought along the predicted rebound of coronavirus infections, at least in Quebec and Ontario. On Friday, Ontario set a record for the number of new cases in one day and Quebec reported 1,000 …

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As Cases Surge, Pandemic Restrictions Again Descend on Quebec

As Cases Surge, Pandemic Restrictions Again Descend on Quebec

As Cases Surge, Pandemic Restrictions Again Descend on Quebec As Cases Surge, Pandemic Restrictions Again Descend on Quebec MONTREAL — There has been a veneer of normalcy in Montreal. Couples hunched over steak-frites and poutine at popular neighborhood bistros. Young people thronging comedy shows and CrossFit classes in parks. Shopping sprees, even if armed with masks and sanitizers. But this …

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31 Deaths: Toll at Quebec Nursing Home in Pandemic Reflects Global Phenomenon

31 Deaths: Toll at Quebec Nursing Home in Pandemic Reflects Global Phenomenon

MONTREAL — Thirty-one people were found dead in less than a month at a nursing home in Montreal, at least five confirmed to have coronavirus — a powerful Canadian emblem of how nursing homes are among the places hardest hit by the pandemic. In the United States 17 bodies were recently discovered at a long-term care facility in New Jersey, …

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Excuse My French: Franglais Rappers Raise Hackles in Quebec

Excuse My French: Franglais Rappers Raise Hackles in Quebec

MONTREAL — As pungent pot smoke filled the air in a bunkerlike, dimly lit basement recording studio in Montreal, the Quebec rapper Snail Kid pondered a question befitting these pandemic times: What word rhymes with Purell? Mulling how to fit the hand sanitizer into his latest rap lyric, he considered the English words “well,” “smell” and “toaster strudel” before toying …

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