Quebec buddy/zombie movie Brain Freeze has striking parallels to pandemic

The plot of Brain Freeze, if you must know, involves a golf club and chemical fertilizer used to make grass grow year-round, which sets off a zombie apocalypse.
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Cuomo accused of sexual misconduct days before being fired by CNN, attorney says
Attorney Debra Katz said Sunday her client was the victim of "serious sexual misconduct'' by Cuomo and that she had contacted CNN about the woman's allegations on Wednesday.
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Canadian Red Cross awards two Nova Scotian volunteers with highest honour
Two Nova Scotia volunteers were given the Order of Red Cross at a ceremony held at Province House, marking International Volunteer Day.
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Jack Todd: Now is not the time to bring Roy back into Canadiens' fold
In any situation where he has anything less than absolute power, it’s highly likely that Roy’s tenure with the Habs would end with a mushroom cloud over the Bell Centre.
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OPP investigate multiple suspected overdoses in Ontario
Between Thursday and Saturday, Ontario Provincial Police say officers responded to two fatal and five non-fatal suspected overdoses in the Huntsville area.
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City of London installs first speed enforcement cameras to slow drivers in school zones
The first two ASE cameras were installed Friday. One is installed on Thompson Road and the other is installed on Second Street between Oxford Street East and Dale Street.
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‘Matter of survival’: Small businesses feel squeeze left by global supply chain crisis
With the winter holiday nearly in full swing, late shipments and bare shelves could be disastrous for the busiest sales season of the year.
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Surrey RCMP appeal for witnesses of crash between SUV, tractor-trailer
Photos from the scene show a severely damaged Mercedes SUV and a tractor-trailer partially suspended in the air.
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Canadian junior women’s field hockey team gets testing exemption to return from South Africa
The federal government has granted an exemption for the B.C.-based junior women's field hockey team, allowing them to board a flight bound for Canada this week.
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Building higher dikes may be a losing battle, warn experts
Tough decisions lie ahead as climate change means "we're not going to be able to permanently exclude water from some of these areas."
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Quebec introduces $52 million in new funding to tackle gun violence and crime
This comes as Montreal has seen a spate of shootings in recent months, and the killings of four teenagers this year have prompted calls for more to be done to end gun violence.
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Saskatchewan minimum wage due for increase to raise low-wage earners over poverty line: experts
Experts feel the minimum wage in Saskatchewan should be between $15 to $20 per hour through the large and smaller centres.
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75 per cent of people sent to B.C. prisons struggle with addiction, mental health: study
A first-of-its-kind study in B.C. highlights how our safety nets are failing tens of thousands of the province’s most vulnerable people.
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Prince Albert, Sask. residents take to WhatsApp to combat crime in West Hill area
Prince Albert West Hill area residents are combatting crime by a faster means, as the neighbourhood has turned to WhatsApp to record suspicious activity and directly notify police.
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Canadian demand to buy homes in the United States has picked up: NAR report
A recent report states more Canadians are buying residential properties south of the border than any other foreign buyers. Popular locales are in Arizona and Florida.
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Indonesia volcano: Rescuers dig through smoldering ash, debris after 14 die
Search and rescue efforts were temporary suspended on Sunday afternoon because of fears that hot ash and debris could tumble down from the crater due to heavy rains.
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After a month on front lines at Regina General Hospital, Canadian Armed Forces members head home
Canada's military provided a critical helping hand in November, when a nursing team was posted to Saskatchewan to help the overburdened health-care system.
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Clinkskill light display returns for another year to ‘wow’ Saskatoon residents
The Clinkskill Light Display is entering its 10th year of entertaining Saskatoon residents over the holidays.
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Injured, ill veterans struggling needlessly as feds ignore recommendations, ombud says
The problems identified by the watchdog's office since 2017 include long wait times for veterans to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits and assistance.
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U.S. congressman posts family Christmas picture with guns, days after school shooting
A U.S. congressman on Saturday posted a Christmas picture of himself and what appeared to be his family, smiling and posing with an assortment of guns, just days after four teenagers were killed in a shooting at a Michigan high school.
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COVID-19: Quebec reports 1,256 new cases, one new death, 819 active outbreaks
The seven-day average for new cases is 1,144.
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Vancouver weather: More snow on the way … and this time, it should stick
Accumulations of anywhere from 2 to 10 cm is expected to fall over the region starting Sunday night
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U.S. Senate leader, presidential candidate Bob Dole dies at 98
Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued U.S. Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of Second World War veterans, has died. He was 98.
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Bob Dole, former U.S. senator and presidential candidate, dead at 98
Dole announced in February that he had been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and would begin treatment.
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Senate leader, presidential candidate Bob Dole dies at 98
During his 36-year career on Capitol Hill, Dole became one of the most influential legislators and party leaders in the Senate.
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Belgian police use water, tear gas on COVID-19 protesters
The main crowd in Sunday’s mostly peaceful march had already dispersed when about a 100 protesters ran into a riot police barricade cordoning off access to the European Commission.
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Two drivers suffer minor injuries after tractor trailer crushes SUV in Surrey, B.C.
Global News footage shows a truck in a ditch with the trailer on top of a heavily damaged SUV off of Highway 15 in Surrey, B.C. Only minor injuries were suffered in the accident.
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Why do Canadians want to travel in 2022? Survey says mental wellness tops the list
According to a report on traveller trends from Expedia, in 2022, around two-thirds of Canadians are planning a 'no regrets' type of adventure for their next trip.
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Few tickets issued to scrap-metal dealers in 10 years since law passed
National association representing metal recyclers says province and police should be investigating unregistered metal dealers and thieves, and not legitimate dealers to crack down on metal theft.
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Toronto Argos quarterback Bethel-Thompson to play East Division final against Hamilton
The Toronto Argonauts will have starter McLeod Bethel-Thompson for the East Division final.
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