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Here's The Median Price Of Homes & Condos In Different Parts Of Greater Montreal Right Now

According to new data from Royal LePage.

Real estate company Royal LePage released its latest House Price Survey and Market Survey Forecast, revealing the median price of houses and condos in Greater Montreal over the past three months.

It splits the data into six regions: Montreal Centre, Montreal East, Montreal West, Laval, Montreal North Shore and Montreal South Shore.

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A Big Hydro-Québec Power Outage Has Affected Around 5,000 Customers Near Montreal

A stormy Saturday with no electricity... cool, cool, cool.

Around 5,000 Hydro-Québec customers were without electricity due to power outages on Saturday afternoon.

According to Hydro-Québec's map of ongoing outages, the bulk of the power outages were concentrated on Montreal's south shore in the areas surrounding Sainte-Julie and Boucherville.

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Legault Says 'The Worst Is Behind Us' When It Comes To The Pandemic In Quebec

"We've managed to avoid a large-scale fourth wave despite the start of the school year."

One year and several months into the pandemic, with another winter on its way, Quebec Premier François Legault took to Facebook on Saturday morning to tell Quebecers that "the worst is behind us."

"The good news is that we are really coming through the worst of the pandemic," Legault said. He noted that more than 90% of Quebecers aged 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 85% have received two doses, which is consistent with Quebec data.

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Montreal Clubs Are Protesting With A Huge Dance Party For The Right To Boogie

Dancing still isn't allowed in Quebec bars and clubs.

Montreal nightclubs are planning a huge dance party protest through the streets of the Plateau to tell the Quebec government to allow dancing at their businesses again.

Due to COVID-19, dancing is still prohibited at Quebec bars and clubs, as well as at weddings if alcohol is served.

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Vaccine Passports Are Now Needed At Quebec Health Facilities For Non-Essential Reasons

This includes hospitals.

Mandatory vaccination for health care workers may have been postponed until November 15, but there is a new measure coming into effect in Quebec on October 15: vaccine passports will now be required to enter health and social services institutions.

Anyone ages 13 and older who wants to access hospitals, CLSCs, rehab centres, long-term care centres, private seniors residences and other facilities needs to show proof of vaccination.

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Balarama Holness Says A Racist & Violent Email He Got Was Like An 'Emotional Concussion'

The email, which he posted on social media, claims to be from a "proud Quebecer."

Montreal mayoral candidate Balarama Holness told MTL Blog he was "disappointed and saddened" by a racist and violently hateful email that was sent to him.

This article contains graphic content that might not be suitable for some readers.

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