Holly Cabrera

Journalist

Holly Cabrera is a journalist with CBC Montreal. Reach her by email at holly.cabrera@cbc.ca or follow her on Twitter: @hleahcabrera.

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Time running out to table bill on advance consent for medical aid in dying, says Quebec opposition

A bill to amend Quebec's existing law must be introduced by May 15 if it is to be adopted by the end of the parliamentary session on June 10, according to National Assembly rules.

Sunwing flights delayed, passengers stranded amid network-wide issue

Sunwing Airlines travellers are taking to social media for information on their delayed flights, as the company struggles with a network-wide system issue.

Quebec police ethics commissioner upholds complaints against 8 officers for racial profiling

Since Pierre-Marcel Monsanto, 44, and his family moved to Terrebonne in 2018, he says police have asked him twice per month on average to pull over without valid reason when he was running errands.

Quebec likely heading toward 6th wave, says public health director

In less than a week, there has been a 60 per cent increase in the number of health-care workers calling in sick, with 8,600 people absent mostly due to COVID-19, says Quebec's interim public health director Dr. Luc Boileau. 

More Quebecers ditch driving as gas prices soar

With the price of regular gas running at $1.95 per litre in Montreal and even more in some communities, some Quebecers are turning to public transit and others are lining up to buy electric vehicles.

Montreal police to install playground cameras, blindsiding local community groups

To combat gun violence, four of the nine new cameras will be placed in children's parks, including Parc Nelson-Mandela in Côte-des-Neiges, Parc Ferland in Saint-Léonard and Parc des Roseraies in Anjou.

Quebec to soon lift public masking requirements

The Health Ministry announced that public masking requirements may end by spring.

Waacking on the world stage: Montreal dancer choreographs Olympic gold-medal skate routine

Axelle Munezero spent about six months teaching Olympic gold medallists Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron the history of waacking before she even started to choreograph their acclaimed performance.

Vast majority of Montreal-area teens developed COVID-19 antibodies, study shows

Five- to 11-year-olds showed the highest rate of antibodies to protein N, suggesting they developed them after catching COVID-19. Teens had the highest rate of antibodies associated with vaccines.

'Sick and tired': Quebec community groups stage provincewide strikes

After two years stretching themselves thin during a pandemic, organizations are demanding the provincial government supply $460 million for workers to continue responding to the specific needs of their communities.

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