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By Morgan Lowrie The Canadian Press

Quebec lockdown unlikely to return this fall

MONTREAL - It's highly unlikely Quebec will reimpose a partial lockdown on its citizens this fall if there is a second wave of COVID-19, the province's top doctor said Friday.

Horacio Arruda, director of public health, told reporters that forcing people to stay home can have negative consequences on society, including for children and the elderly.

Call it ‘snowga’: Winter weather is no match for outdoor yoga enthusiasts

MONTREAL — If you think achieving the yogi’s perfect balance and inner peace is already hard enough hard, just try it with frozen toes.

But on Saturday morning, when people were more likely to be waking up over a leisurely cup of coffee, dozens of men and women were plunking yoga mats into the foot-deep snow of Montreal’s Lafontaine park to do just that.

Bones found in Gaspe could be from 1847 shipwreck

:MONTREAL — Human remains found last week in Quebec’s Gaspe region might be those of Irish immigrants fleeing the potato famine who died in an 1847 shipwreck, Parks Canada said Wednesday.

Archaeologists found bones and skeletons of at least eight individuals likely five adults and three children near Cap-des-Rosiers, Que. in late July.

Bones found in Gaspe could be from 1847 shipwreck

:MONTREAL — Human remains found last week in Quebec’s Gaspe region might be those of Irish immigrants fleeing the potato famine who died in an 1847 shipwreck, Parks Canada said Wednesday.

Archaeologists found bones and skeletons of at least eight individuals likely five adults and three children near Cap-des-Rosiers, Que. in late July.