Quebec to expand assisted death to include mentally ill, but few expected to qualify

Quebec plans to expand medical aid in dying to include people with severe, incurable mental illness, the province’s health minister says, with guidelines to be drawn up by the provincial college of physicians. Health Minister Danielle McCann told a news…

Quebec’s public health agency taking no chances in dealing with China coronavirus

Quebec’s Public Health Agency says it isn’t taking any chances when it comes to coronavirus, which has already killed over a dozen people in China. Horacio Arruda, Quebec’s director of public health, said Wednesday that the province is treating the…

Proposed Pointe-Claire Village zoning changes attract controversy

Some big changes are in the works for the commercial jewel of Pointe-Claire. City council wants to increase the height of buildings along Lakeshore Road to three stories from two. The ground floors would be reserved for commercial businesses while…

New multi-sensory space at Montreal North school aims to help students relieve stress

Galileo Adult Education Centre has a new resource that school administrators say is the first of its kind in the English Montreal School Board adult sector. “Well, it’s called a a snozzle room, but our students named it the ‘snuggle…

Global News at 5:30 Montreal: Jan 22

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