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ENHANCED COMPLAINT HANDLING RULES COMING IN QUEBEC

Quebec’s financial services regulator (the Autorité des marchés financiers) recently published a proposed regulation aimed at improving how complaints by financial consumers in that province are handled.The rules are designed to address numerous consumer concerns, such as access barriers, confusion, and timeliness, with respect to how complaints are managed by Quebec’s provincially regulated financial institutions.Among other things, the new rules would require ...

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Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund needs you

In response to the devastating damage caused by the mass flooding and mudslides in the Fraser Valley, the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce (ACOC), the Abbotsford Community Foundation and the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), have jointly established the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. The Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund will provide grants to local agencies involved in the disaster relief effort, as well as businesses that have been ...

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PROPAGATE CONTENT ACQUIRES THE FILM RIGHTS TO BURNT SUGAR, THE DEBUT NOVEL BY AVNI DOSHI

Deepa Mehta photo credit - Janick Laurent; Avni Doshi photo credit - Sharon Haridas

DEEPA MEHTA ATTACHED TO WRITE AND DIRECT THE FEATURE FILM November 5, 2021 – Los Angeles/Toronto – Ben Silverman’s Propagate Content has acquired audiovisual rights for the internationally acclaimed debut novel, Burnt Sugar, by Avni Doshi. The film will be produced by Propagate. The Academy Award nominated Indian-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta is attached as writer/director for the feature film adaptation of the novel. Mehta’s ...

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Celebrate Jewish Book Month 2021

Jewish Book Month poster 2021

WRITERS IN CONVERSATION | FILM | DANCE | LECTURES | CONCERTS | WORKSHOPS | Q&A Jewish Public Library presents Jewish Book Month 2021 (not just books!) Tuesday, Oct. 26 -Tuesday, Nov. 30, various dates and times Livestreamed from cities around the world Montreal, October 2021 – The Jewish Public Library (JPL) is pleased to announce the return of its annual ...

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Racial Justice Summit 2021/Sommet sur la justice raciale 2021

Racial Justice Summit 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many of the racial inequities that millions of racialized Canadians have always faced.  Furthermore, the global protest around anti-Black racism in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd, the rampant anti-Asian sentiment and violence, and the recent discovery of thousands of unmarked graves at residential schools has forced Canadians to take stock of how ...

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AccuWeather’s 2021-2022 Canada winter forecast

By Mark Puleo, AccuWeather staff writer https://www.accuweather.com/en/winter-weather/accuweather-2021-2022-canada-winter-forecast/1031228 Winter in Canada may seem like a Groundhog Day-type of forecast. Despite the country’s vastness, “cold and snowy” should be the copy-paste-repeat annual seasonal outlook, right? Not so fast, longtime AccuWeather expert meteorologist Brett Anderson said as AccuWeather released its annual Canada winter forecast this week, spelling out what different areas of the country can expect. ...

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The YBM’s Legal Helpline is here for the Quebec population for a 37th edition!

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Montréal, October 14th, 2021 – In order to answer legal questions from the Quebec population, the Young Bar of Montreal’s (YBM) Legal Helpline is back for the 37th edition! On October 23rd and 24th, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., volunteer lawyers will answer citizens’ questions by phone and provide free legal advice as well as information on the various methods of ...

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