Jay Turnbull

Journalist

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How a Quebec family struggling with their baby's illness came up with a way to help others

After Liliane Larocque's son got sick, she asked her great aunt to put her sewing skills for work. The result nearly brought tears to a doctor's eyes.

Montreal hospitals practise Code Orange, simulating catastrophe

CBC News got a rare behind-the-scenes look at hospital workers' readiness to respond to a mass casualty situation Thursday. "We learn not just about the things that we're missing, but how we can operate better with what we have," said co-ordinating physician Dr. Brett Burstein.

Montreal bylaw on wood-burning stoves comes into effect today

New rules ban wood-burning fireplaces and stoves that emit more than 2.5 grams of fine particles per hour.

Quebec police officer found guilty of speeding, causing death of 5-year-old

Patrick Ouellet, a Quebec provincial police officer, has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death in connection with the death of a five-year-old boy. He was driving more than 100 km/h in a 50 km/h zone while tailing a suspect.

Montreal police officer will stand trial in connection with 2016 drug bust death

Christian Gilbert, a Montreal police officer accused of killing a man during a drug bust two years ago, is headed to trial.

Massage therapist's 'happy endings' incident spurs federation to take action

One of the federations representing Quebec’s massage therapists is putting additional supports in place for victims of sexual misconduct in the wake of a Montreal therapist's story about a client’s inappropriate behaviour and a police officer’s insistence that the encounter was “part of the business.”

Police officer tells massage therapist 'happy endings' are 'part of the business'

A West Island certified massage therapist is urging Montreal police to examine how they handle complaints of unwanted sexual behaviour after an officer seemed to try to dissuade her from filing a report and repeatedly told her to not be "emotional."

What you need to know about Montreal's plastic bag ban

Montreal's new bylaw banning single-use plastic bags went into effect on New Year's Day, making it the first major Canadian city to put forward such a rule.

Montreal app aims to connect sexual assault victims, help them take legal action

A Montrealer is looking to connect sexual assault victims with a new online application. But experts say the plan raises legal issues.

Community club in LaSalle gets anglophone seniors out of isolation

From line dancing to yoga, people who go to the D&D 50+ Centre in LaSalle say it's the only one of its kind for English speakers in the neighbourhood.

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