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    Doctors protest Laval University’s use of live animals in invasive procedures.
    Quebec City- Laval University is the last in Canada still using animals; Physician-Led Demonstration on Oct.1 will urge the University to switch to simulation.Laval University should stop using live animals to train future pediatricians and...
  • The Chateau Frontenac, Quebec City
    What to know about the 2014 New France Festival
    From August 6th to 10th, 2014, Quebec’s founders will be honored with the theme Saluting our Builders, a tribute to the first founders who settled on North American soil. There will be more than 400 activities — parades, shows,...
  • Festival du Cochon Quebec
    The sad and heartless reality of Quebec's Pig Festival
    Vegan Former NHL player and animal advocate, Georges Laraque, used his Facebook and Tweeter feeds to call for a boycott on the Pig Festival that takes place each year in Saint Perpétué, Québec. “This event is to terrorize pigs and boars for...
  • How Canadians perceive Canada
    Albertans Know Their Place, Mr Trudeau: It's On Top
    This Canada Day Liberal leader Justin Trudeau -- whose supporters insist he's basking in the glow of two byelection wins yesterday -- just received some very unwelcome news.Abacus Data has released their annual poll of how each province ranks...
  • Party Place ~ Quebec
    Bonne Fête Nationale (But after the party there is a clean up)
    Bonne Fête nationale du QuébecHappy holiday Quebec.But like all good parties, there is cleaning up that has to go on afterwards.Recently Quebec passed a budget. Ho-hum, another 4 Billion or so in deficit. There then was a statement by the minister...
  • Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay
    Inaugural Race of Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay (Quebec)
    The Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay, in its first edition, will take place from June 5 to 8, 2014 in La Baie and Chicoutimi. The race part of the UCI America Tour features three urban circuit races and one evening criterium.Despite being in its...
  • Kidnapped baby found thanks to Facebook as picture of a woman posing as a nurse was posted on Facebook and a group of four teens tracked her down!
    Baby kidnapped from hospital by fake nurse: Found by teens via Facebook (Video)
    A woman posing as a nurse kidnapped a newborn baby girl from the hospital maternity ward and walked out the door with the baby in her arms. That was the last time her parents saw their newborn until a picture posted on Facebook from the hospital...
  • Poutines obtenu d'aimer
    Poutines obtenu d'aimer
    If you have ever been to a bar or greasy spoon in Montreal and trust me, I have been to a few in my time, then you know of the classic Quebec Poutine.These babies are the unwritten, unheard of ultimate in comfort food, right up there with Mac &...
  • Plains of Abraham
    Days that changed America: Quebec (1759)
    Many Americans enjoyed being part of the British Empire. The British established their first North American colony in 1607. Over the next century and a half, Britain competed with France over global empire. That struggle led to a series of wars...
  • The City of Montreal
    The Cultures of Montreal
    Montreal is easily one of Canada's most multicultural cities. It was named 'Canada's Cultural Capital' by Monocle Magazine. During the very early stages of Canada's development all those years ago, many cultures arrived into...
  • Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
    Ghost walking along street reported in Quebec
    A tourist claims that she, along with her friend, saw the ghost of a young girl walking along the main street of Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Que., according to a report submitted on March 12 to the ghost sighting database at ColdSpot.org.The tourist,...
  • Economic freedom in Canada
    There's a Reason Alberta is Number One
    When it comes to job creation in Canada, Alberta is number one. And by a fairly wide margin, too.In a report issued by Statistics Canada this week it was revealed that the Albertan economy created 87% of all the jobs created in Canada over the...
  • Canadian boutique owner facing legal action for English-only Facebook posts
    Canadian boutique owner facing legal action for English-only Facebook posts
    In a situation seemingly prophesied by the 80s comedy Canadian Bacon, one Quebec boutique shop owner is facing legal action from her provincial government for not posting to the shop’s Facebook page in both English and French, according to a...
  • Montreal's decline
    Justin Trudeau's Model for Canada is Already Faltering
    A recent poll by Ipsos-Reid has indicated that Liberal Party fortunes in Alberta seem to be turning. If an election were held today Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party could pocket as many as 10 seats in Alberta.Despite what Liberals would like...
  • Hands Bound By Hands, Colored Sands
    "Colored Sands" a reflection of the contemporary death metal scene
    Gorguts is one of the many metal bands that have experienced a long period of inactivity and dissolution, only to reform and begin recording anew. Such hiatuses create a mythos for the faithful, a legend that can either be renewed or tarnished if...