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2 Travellers Entering Canada Were Fined $19,720 Each After Lying About Vaccine Proof

They also refused to comply with COVID-19 testing.

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) said it has fined two travellers entering Canada from the United States for providing false information related to proof of vaccination and non-compliance with the country's entry requirements. The fines add up to $19,720 per traveller.

The agency said the travellers — who arrived in Toronto during the week of July 18 — "providing false information related to proof of vaccination credentials and pre-departure tests," and also refused to comply with Canada's mandatory government-approved hotel quarantine and on-arrival testing.

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Waka Flocka Flame's Quebec Show Has Been Cancelled 'Out Of Respect' For Mohawk Community

The music festival was supposed to take place in Oka on July 31.

Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame was set to perform at the Oka Kanehsatake Music and DJ Festival on July 31, but event organizers have cancelled the show, citing solidarity with the Indigenous community.

Miguel Lopez and Rickey Daley, the festival's organizer and promoter, respectively, told MTL Blog the Mohawks of Kanesatake were originally on board with having a concert on their territory. But they said perspectives shifted after the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at former residential schools across Canada.

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A Music Video Filmed In Montreal Was Named One Of The Best Of All Time By Rolling Stone

This bop from 2011 was just ranked among the 100 greatest music videos ever.

A music video filmed in Montreal has made it to Rolling Stone Magazine's list of "The 100 Greatest Music Videos" of all time.

Azealia Banks' video for "212" — filmed in Montreal in 2011 — was ranked number 84 on the music authority's list.

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Quebec Bars Can Start Serving Alcohol For An Extra Hour

New rules for festivals also come into effect on August 1.

Quebec is loosening some public health regulations on August 1, meaning that, starting at 12:01 a.m., you'll have an extra hour to order alcohol at Montreal bars.

As of Sunday morning, Quebec bars will be permitted to sell alcohol until 1 a.m. rather than midnight. But they must still close their doors at 2 a.m.

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Frozen Mango Brands Sold In Quebec Recalled Due To Possible Hepatitis A Contamination

Look out for them on your next grocery run.

Various brands of frozen mangoes distributed in several provinces in Canada have been recalled by the country's food inspection agency due to possible Hepatitis A contamination. Some incidents of illness have been reported in Canada associated with consuming them.

If you have one of the recalled mango products, the Canada Food Inspection Agency recommends throwing the item away immediately or returning it to the store where it was purchased.

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Quebec Is Letting Le Boulevard Shopping Centre Stay Open Past December 1 After All

The iconic shopping centre announced it would be closing its doors earlier this year.

Montreal's Le Boulevard shopping centre can stay in business after all. The news comes following an April announcement that Le Boulevard would be closing its doors after 68 years in operation, as the city of Montreal prepared to take over the property rights for the extension of the Société de transport de Montreal (STM)'s blue line.

According to a news release by Quebec's Ministry of Transport, the iconic shopping centre can remain open past December 1 when the STM officially becomes the owner of the property.

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