#ICYMI: COVID hospitalizations, Bill 96-'Gestapo' comment, Herron inquest, Carey Price, more

© Provided by The Gazette A health-care worker greets people lining up outside a COVID testing centre on Park Ave. on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021.

COVID-19 hospitalizations are “accelerating” in Montreal, with 43 people now in intensive care, Sonia Bélanger, head of a regional health authority, told reporters Wednesday. Andy Riga reports on this and other pandemic developments in his daily blog. Read it here .

© Provided by The Gazette Speaking at a news conference Wednesday morning, Premier François Legault reacted to comments made last week by Anne-France Goldwater during public hearings being held on Bill 96 by the Quebec Community Groups Network.

Legault condemns Bill 96-‘Gestapo’ comparison . The premier said Anne-France Goldwater’s comments were ‘insulting’ to the Jewish community, and hoped the community would take her to task. Read more here .

© Provided by The Gazette “There were people who hadn’t eaten, there were people who hadn’t had a drink,” coroner Géhane Kamel said Wednesday in the hearings into the Résidence Herron crisis. “How is it possible that the doctors … weren’t aware of this before the press (reports)?”

Coroner expresses disbelief that doctors didn’t intervene earlier at Herron . Géhane Kamel also took a moment Wednesday at the inquest into CHSLD deaths to publicly thank the Montreal Gazette’s Aaron Derfel for his reporting on the crisis at the Herron. Read more here .

© Provided by The Gazette CIUSSS West-Central employee Mohamed Imhidi helps Valerie Kuzmina create her vaccine passport at the vaccination clinic at Décarie Square.

Quebec businesses see drop in customers as grace period for vaccine passport expires . At a Montreal bowling alley, an unvaccinated employee quit and two regular customers were booted out of their bowling league, the manager said. Read more here .

© Provided by The Gazette “As our famous music and politics make abundantly clear, conformity has never been in fashion here, and it’s those differences that bring us together,” notes Time Out editor JP Karwacki, a Montrealer, in his assessment of the city’s upper-crust placement.

Brownstein: More evidence Montreal is one of the world’s best cities . Montreal is the only Canadian metropolis to make it onto Time Out magazine’s 2021 ranking of the 37 best cities in the world.  Read more here .

© Provided by The Gazette “I had a torn meniscus, they had to go in there and clean that up,” Canadiens goalie Carey Price said about his knee surgery that was performed on July 22. “I’ve been playing with that for a little while now.”

Canadiens’ Carey Price still not skating after having knee surgery . “With any type of rehabilitation, you’re never quite sure how long it’s going to take,” goalie says after having torn meniscus repaired. Read more here .

© Dave Sidaway “I had no expectations, which is a good lesson in itself in this industry — to never have expectations, to just enjoy the ride,” Brittany Kennell says of her time on The Voice. The Beaconsfield native’s debut album, I Ain’t a Saint, is to be released on Friday, Sept. 17.

Montreal country singer Brittany Kennell finds the bright side to breakups . “I didn’t want to hear any more sad breakup songs,” said Kennell, the first Canadian to compete on The Voice, who releases her debut album this week. “I wanted some sassy, upbeat, it’s-gonna-be-OK kind of songs.” Read more here .

© Pierre Obendrauf Carmela Cucuzzella of Concordia has helped organize a series of design challenges to reimagine aspects of public transportation. The latest competition asked students to completely reconsider what it now means to use public transit — not just in Montreal, but in any city.

Hanes: Students take imaginative routes in designing post-pandemic public transit. A joint research project between Concordia and the Université de Montréal drew ideas both whimsical and practical. Might they help lure riders back aboard the train, bus and métro? Read more here .


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