Kim Garritty

Journalist

Kim Garritty is a journalist and producer at CBC Quebec City.

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Gaspé nursing-home worker who tried in vain to get COVID-19 test triggered outbreak that's killed 2

Gustave Joseph would have turned 80 on April 7. The resident of the Manoir du Havre in Maria, Que., died Saturday, followed by a second person Monday. In all, 35 people have contracted the virus at the home in the days since a caregiver returned to work from a visit to Quebec City, not knowing she was contagious.

What would more tanker traffic on the St. Lawrence mean for endangered belugas?

Marine mammals' sensitivity to noise has researchers seeking more time to look at impact of shipping LNG from Saguenay.

Veterans return to Balkans to make peace with wartime memories

A quarter of a century after their first deployment to Bosnia, two Canadian Forces veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces joined Wounded Warriors on a bike tour of the places they last saw ripped apart by war.

Hope the moose set free in the Quebec wilderness

After spending several months at a wildlife refuge in the Abitibi region, a young moose has been released into the wild to forge her own path.

Good Samaritan reunites Quebec mother with lost pendant containing son's ashes

A Gaspé woman has been reunited with a special pendant containing her son's ashes after a journey involving several Quebec cities, a thoughtful man from Victoriaville and a little luck.

Candidates challenge the 'lone ranger' incumbent of Trois-Rivières in mayoral race

The electoral campaign in Trois-Rivières is centering around the controversial and colourful incumbent, Yves Lévesque, who is vying for a fifth mandate.

Father of fallen Quebec police officer says son's killer should have never had access to guns

The father of Thierry LeRoux, the police officer killed in Lac Simon, Que., in 2016, is urging Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to do more to restrict access to guns for those with serious mental illness and create other safeguards for responding officers.
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After Zika and Ebola, Quebec doctor sets his sights on HIV vaccine

Gary Kobinger will be working on the development of a vaccine to prevent the spread of the HIV virus with his research team at Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases at Laval University in Quebec City.

Quebec CEGEP starts classes later for sleep-hungry students

A CEGEP in Lévis has switched schedules for the majority of the students from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. with the hopes it will improve their attention levels and overall sense of well-being.

Quebec City parents push for new English high school

Parents on the governing boards at Quebec High School and St. Patrick's High School say the infrastructure at both their institutions is outdated. That's why they're pushing for a brand new school.

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