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Throughout the month of October, this haunted village near Montreal will have you jumping at every corner if you dare to visit.

For the 13th time, this historic tourist site, the Village Québécois d'Antan, is recreating the atmosphere of Quebec between the 1810s and the 1930s while being transformed into a much more dark destination for a few weekends.

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If you've left home at all this summer — especially while carrying something sweet — chances are you've been harassed by buzzing, flying, stinging, black-and-yellow insects. While wasps are regularly a nuisance during the summer in Montreal, they've made their presence known this season, leaving some Quebecers wondering: Are there more wasps than usual this year?

We asked Dr. Julia Mlynarek, an entomologist at Montreal's Insectarium, what she thinks. She also gave us hacks for fighting off wasps and insight into when we'll finally be rid of the darned things... at least until next season.

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A week after news broke that OnlyFans would ban "sexually explicit" content, the popular content-sharing platform reversed its decision, taking its vast community of adult content creators on an emotional rollercoaster ride. One such creator was Quebec's Hélène Boudreau, who is known for her famously revealing UQAM grad photo.

Last week, Boudreau told MTL Blog she was in a "very stressful situation" since her main source of income is OnlyFans. She also said she didn't put in an offer on a converted church she was considering buying in case she didn't have a job in a few months' time.

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Popular content-sharing platform OnlyFans recently revealed it would soon be banning sexually explicit content to comply with banking partners and payout providers. We asked one of the most famous Quebecers on OnlyFans, Hélène Boudreau, what this news means for content creators like her.

OnlyFans announces changes

"Effective 1 October, 2021, OnlyFans will prohibit the posting of any content containing sexually-explicit conduct," said OnlyFans in an email shared with MTL Blog. "To ensure the long-term sustainability of the platform, and to continue to host an inclusive community of creators and fans, we must evolve our content guidelines."

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Rescue group Chatopia reported Wednesday that it had rescued three cats from a garbage bin in the Montreal area. The three animals were crammed into a single carrier.

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In an August 3 tweet, Quebec health minister Christian Dubé called the COVID-19 situation in Quebec's Mauricie region "worrying."

"The [rise in] cases is worrisome in Mauricie. The majority are 18-30 years old," Dubé tweeted. He said that among new cases,* "80% of these people have not received their 1st dose and none have received their 2nd dose."

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The president, CEO and owner of the Montreal Canadiens, Geoff Molson, has responded to the backlash surrounding the team's decision to draft Logan Mailloux. Mailloux was charged in Sweden for distributing a sexual photo of an 18-year-old woman without consent.

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At the 2021 NHL Draft on July 23, the Montreal Canadiens selected defenceman Logan Mailloux as the team's first pick — the 31st pick overall. But just a few days earlier, Mailloux had tried to "renounce" himself from the 2021 draft, tweeting that he didn't feel he had "demonstrated strong enough maturity" to be welcomed onto a team.

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