Assumption University offers Catholic Studies diploma

Article content Assumption University is launching a graduate diploma program in Catholic Studies for the Fall 2022 semester. Article content The diploma emphasizes both classical and contemporary issues in Catholic studies. It consists of five graduate foundational courses along with courses on social justice and ecumenical and interfaith dialogue. There is also an option for […]

Eintracht Frankfurt lifts the Europa League crown

German football takes the glory of the second most important club level tournament in Europe. EintrachtFrankfurt defeated through penalties, by a score of 5-4 after a tie to one that lasted until extra time, when Scottish Rangers F.C. to win the 2022 Europa League title, marking their first international trophy in 42 years. The Frankfurt […]

MLA removed from Sask. legislature during heated session

Nadine Wilson, the Independent MLA of Saskatchewan Rivers, was removed from the Saskatchewan legislature after refusing to apologize for comments made towards the government, following Wednesday’s fierce Question Period session. Wilson was heard shouting over Minister of Energy and Resources Bronwyn Eyre’s ministerial statement immediately following Question Period. The Speaker of the House requested that […]

“Mexico and Spain must strengthen their relations even more”: Eduardo Matos Moctezuma

The Mexican archaeologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma was recognized this Wednesday in Spain with the Princess of Asturias Award 2022in the category of social Sciences. The award jury convened by the Princess of Asturias Foundation – heir to the Spanish throne – recognized the 81-year-old researcher for his “intellectual rigor (…) to reconstruct the civilizations of […]

Suspected monkeypox cases detected in Montreal

Suspected cases of monkeypox are under investigation in the Montreal area as more reports of infections of the rare disease are popping up globally in recent weeks. At least seven suspected cases have been detected in Montreal, according to Dr. Donald Vinh, an infectious disease specialist and medical microbiologist at the McGill University Health Centre. […]

Upping the ante on Montreal’s nightlife

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Entertainment This weekend, one downtown venue gets to stay open and serve alcohol around the clock. Some say that’s how it should always be. Mathieu Grondin of MTL 24/24 is part of a group of cultural activists who want to revive Montreal’s reputation as a go-to city for late-night […]

Church shooting suspect was ‘very negative’, took issue with Taiwan and US govt, acquaintances say

Following Sunday’s deadly shooting at a Taiwanese church in Southern California, those who interacted with suspect David Chou are sharing past interactions, trying to make sense of the tragedy. Acquaintances who had met Chou, 68, several times over the years through the Las Vegas Taiwan Association reflected on Sunday’s shooting, which killed one person and […]

West Island community calendar for the week of May 19

Breadcrumb Trail Links West Island Gazette Off-Island Gazette Contribute to the Gazette’s West Island/Off-Island community calendar by email at [email protected] Principal Nick Hayter raises the Pride flag at Pierrefonds Community High School as part of International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The school’s Genders and Sexualities Alliance hosted the ceremony on Tuesday. Photo by […]

Paul Sadlon testifies in sexual assault trial

Warning: Some readers may find the language and contents of this article triggering and/or disturbing. Paul Sadlon took the stand in a Barrie courtroom Wednesday to deny allegations he sexually assaulted a woman after a business meeting in 2019. The 89-year-old automotive giant testified he never touched, kissed, hugged or groped the complainant. Earlier […]

Trafficker faces extradition

Barely released from the penitentiary, a cocaine trafficker linked to the Hells Angels is now at risk of being sent to France, where he will have to serve eight years in prison for having run a “real commercial structure” of drug delivery in Marseille. “The service worked 7 days a week and customers were called […]

Uncle Tom’s Cabin reopens to the public

Article content Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site will reopen to the public for the 2022 season. Located in Dresden, the site will be open most days from May 21 to Oct. 21. Uncle Tom’s Cabin Historic Site has interactive exhibits exploring the life and leadership of Josiah Henson — an abolitionist, preacher and conductor of […]

More Ukrainian fighters surrender in Mariupol, Russia says

Ukrainian soldiers, many wounded, taken to Russian-controlled cities US reopens embassy in kyiv Ukraine says saboteurs attacked Russian armored train KYIV/MARIUPOL, Ukraine, May 19 (Reuters) – Moscow said nearly 700 more Ukrainian fighters had surrendered in Russian-held Mariupol as it shored up a key victory in the south, while the United States became the last […]

NotedDC — Beyond Formula Scarcity

The House will vote on two bills Wednesday night to address the ongoing shortage of baby formula across the country. A $28 million supplemental bill introduced by Deputy Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) would greenlight emergency funding to help the Food and Drug Administration address shortages, including increasing staff for inspections. And another bill presented by Representative […]