La Cage owner cuts 30% of workforce, shuts four restaurants

Article content continued Sportscene also said Wednesday it will postpone the release of fiscal third-quarter results until late August, as allowed by Canadian securities regulators. The company’s third quarter ended May 24. COVID-19 “will continue to have for a period of time a negative impact” on operations and financial performance, the company said. A return […]

Montreal will require masks in indoor spaces: Plante

Article content The city of Montreal intends to pass a bylaw making face coverings mandatory in enclosed public places by July 27, Mayor Valérie Plante announced Monday afternoon. In a social media post, Plante said the city has come to the decision after witnessing outbreaks in surrounding suburbs in recent days, which could “undermine the […]

Coronavirus live updates: Quebec surpasses Italy, France in COVID-19 deaths

Article content continued In April, the federal government spent $1.3 billion to provide seniors with a one-time special payment through the goods and services tax credit, worth an average of $375 for each single senior. 9:25 p.m. Quebecers among most optimistic about personal finances, poll finds Despite the ongoing lockdown and uncertainty about how long […]

First woman of colour to lead Quebec Liberals vows ‘constructive approach’

Article content QUEBEC — It was one of most emotional events of the fall session of the legislature, with not a dry eye in the house. Ten years after an earthquake killed an estimated 200,000 people in Haiti in 35 seconds, the Liberal MNA for Saint-Henri–Sainte-Anne Dominique Anglade rose to speak to a motion of […]

Montreal sets aside cash to help local retailers convert to online operations

Article content The city of Montreal announced on Friday a trio measures aimed at helping local businesses weather the economic storm created by the coronavirus outbreak. First, the city will finance a $200,000 plan in co-operation with the Conseil québécois du commerce de détail to allow 1,000 retail business owners to convert or enhance their […]