Sean Gordon


Sean Gordon is a CBC reporter based in Quebec's Eastern Townships, and has previously covered the National Assembly, Parliament and the Montreal Canadiens. Follow him on Twitter: @MrSeanGordon

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From swimming for Canada to the streets of London: a McGill grad's remarkable journey

After more than four years of homelessness Laraine McHendrie-Décarie has a place to live again thanks to a crowdfunding campaign. Her tale is one of how suddenly life's trajectory can deviate, how carefully laid plans sometimes go awry for no good reason.

Vaccines are 'weapons of mass reduction' in Quebec's fight against coronavirus variants, health minister says

Health Minister Christian Dubé calls the COVID-19 vaccines "weapons of mass reduction" as provincial public health director Dr. Horacio Arruda warns of "sharks under the water" in the form of variants.

Elderly Quebecers keen to take their turn in COVID-19 vaccination queue but push for more details on process

Quebec is opening up COVID-19 vaccine appointments on Thursday for those born in 1936 or earlier, a development that is being met with relief and a little skepticism by the seniors next in line.

Clash of the Quebec political titans: Labeaume fires back at Legault on tramway project

The province's premier and its capital's mayor are Quebec's preeminent political heavyweights, and on Monday Régis Labeaume reacted to François Legault's decision to try and freeze the city out of a $3.3-billion transit project.

Quebec's bet on delaying second dose of COVID-19 vaccine is paying off, early data show

Preliminary results show the current COVID-19 vaccines are 80 per cent effective after a single dose. Protection builds after two weeks in health-care workers and after three weeks in older, more vulnerable long-term care residents.

Provincial modelling says Quebec can cope with coronavirus variants if people follow the rules

A lot hinges on continued adherence to public health measures and how many variants were imported by travelers in December and early January. The INSPQ says Quebec is in a "very favourable" situation right now, but it could go off the rails quickly.

Families disappointed, sad as probe into spring COVID-19 deaths at Montreal West Island care home delayed

Families of dozens of people who died during the first wave of the pandemic last spring at CHSLD Herron on Montreal's West Island say they're disappointed they'll have to wait even longer for closure.

As vaccine deliveries resume, pressure shifts onto Quebec to ramp up its inoculation campaign

Health Minister Christian Dubé has been pointing at his watch and urging Ottawa to give Quebec more vaccines to administer. He now has his wish, and it's up to the province's vaccination strategy to kick into high gear.
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COVID-19's effect on mental health in the regions, through the eyes of a small-town Gaspé psychologist

Pandemic-related anxiety and distress aren't evenly distributed, and young people hard, particularly those who live in the regions, appear to be bearing a particular burden according to new research.

Liberal government declares Jan. 29 national day of remembrance for victims of mosque shooting

The federal government has announced that Jan. 29 will become a national day of remembrance for the 2017 Quebec City mosque attack in a move to honour the victims and express solidarity with the survivors.