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Where will it STOP? (DATE DE PARUTION 12 JUIN 2008)

By Isaak Olson on June 18, 2009

Tobacco products vanished from shelves June 1 as store owners across Quebec struggled to meet the demands of a new law that requires all smoke-related merchandise be kept from public view. By the end of the year, all Canadians, with the exception of Newfoundlanders, will be seeing the change put into action in an attempt described by anti-tobacco lobbyists as a means to “de-normalize” the product and prevent children from being exposed to advertising.

New tolls proposal could spell disaster (DATE DE PARUTION 26 JUIN 2008)

By Isaak Olson on June 18, 2009

On June 16, Montreal’s city council voted overwhelmingly in favor of Mayor Gérald Tremblay’s plan to revitalize the city’s transportation system – a plan that could potentially use region-wide tolls to help fund the $8.1 billion, 20-year project...

Local youth learn about global responsibility

By Isaak Olson on October 30, 2008

Hundreds of young voices became one, filling the air with hope and dreams of change: "We can make a difference,” they chanted. “We have a global responsibility! We can make a difference!"..

Westmount going green

By Isaak Olson on October 2, 2008

Linking arms with the growing "green city" trend, Westmount officials have jump started a "sustainable development" initiative by holding the same community-wide discussion that has been building steam around this rapidly-warming globe we call home...

Funding cuts will behead entrepreneur program

By Isaak Olson on July 10, 2008

Government funding for a local program dedicated to young entrepreneurs will be cut at the end of August—a move that, according to program officials, will have an economic ripple effect on the region...

New tolls proposal could spell disaster

By Isaak Olson on June 26, 2008

On June 16, Montreal’s city council voted overwhelmingly in favor of Mayor Gérald Tremblay’s plan to revitalize the city’s transportation system – a plan that could potentially use region-wide tolls to help fund the $8.1 billion, 20-year project...

Where will it STOP?

By Isaak Olson on June 12, 2008

Tobacco products vanished from shelves June 1 as store owners across Quebec struggled to meet the demands of a new law that requires all smoke-related merchandise be kept from public view...

Mission’s Pearce looks to the future

By Isaak Olson on May 29, 2008

Maybe he lost his factory job of 20 years because the company took its business overseas. Maybe she’s addicted to gambling, alcohol or drugs. Maybe his wife was killed by a drunk driver and he never recovered from the loss. Maybe it’s a mental illness, a chronic sickness or just a lack of the right social tools that keep most of us on our feet in today’s fast paced world...


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