Quebec won't legislate to prevent retail workers from welcoming their customers with "bonjour-hi," Quebec's immigration minister said on Monday, October 7, 2019, — three days after he raised the possibility of outlawing the bilingual greeting.
There's little doubt about what greeting customers will hear when they enter Dave Plant's soon-to-be opened Cafe Bonjour/Hi, even as the Quebec government looks for ways to ban the popular bilingual greeting.
A Nova Scotia widower who received thousands of birthday cards last year after his daughter asked people to mail him their best wishes for his 92nd birthday has died, his daughter said on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
An Ottawa couple and their friends remained unaccounted for on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, after being trapped in a northern Bahamas home Sunday when Hurricane Dorian battered the region as a massive Category 5 storm, the couple's daughter said.
For years, members of Montreal's black community have told stories about the discrimination they've allegedly suffered at the hands of the city police: A black lawyer in a BMW, repeatedly pulled over. A man checking his cell phone on the street, questioned and eventually arrested. Seemingly routine police interventions that escalate to violence and even death.