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'I see each bridge like a potential danger,' witness remembers De la Concorde collapse

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT


Claude Girard says he's still uneasy every time he drives over a bridge or overpass, ten years after he helped pull people from rumble of the De la Concorde collapse.

De la Concorde overpass: Before and after the collapse

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT


The contract for the De la Concorde overpass was awarded in 1968 and by 1980, the first reports of problems began to emerge. Here's a look at some of the important dates in the overpass's history.

Power restored for 17,000 in Montreal

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:00:56 EDT


Electricity was restored for Hydro Quebec customers around 8 a.m.

Quebec bishops say they won't refuse funerals in assisted-death cases

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:53:22 EDT


Bishops in Quebec and Montreal will not be following in the steps of their counterparts in Alberta and the Northwest Territories, where guidelines were introduced Thursday that say priests should refuse funerals in assisted-death cases.

Quebecers have some of the cheapest cellphone plans in the country

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:00:00 EDT


Cellphone customers can often score a cheaper plan in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Quebec compared to the rest of the country. CBC News explores the price differences and why better rates are offered in those three provinces.

Prince Arthur Street merchants struggle to do business in construction zone

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:35:38 EDT


Shari Okeke from CBC Montreal's Daybreak met with Prince Arthur Street business owners who are frustrated about the construction mess, which they say is costing them customers and forcing them to reduce staff.

Montreal weather: Clouds moving in for the weekend

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:18:21 EDT


Sun and cloud mix today. The clouds will move in by tonight and they will stick around throughout the weekend.

Alain Perreault found guilty of 1st-degree murder

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:29:36 EDT


A jury has found Alain Perreault guilty of the murder of Lyne Massicotte in 2003. The woman's body was never found after she travelled to Quebec City to meet Perreault, whom she had met online.

Man in Trudeau selfie linked to RCMP terror investigation

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:10:02 EDT


CBC News/Radio-Canada has learned that the man in a December 2015 selfie with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is one of at least four Quebec men of interest to the RCMP for their alleged connection to the 2012 kidnappings of two Americans in Syria.

Singer Cyndi Lauper calls pit bull ban a 'sad day for Montreal' as thousands threaten to boycott city

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:33:36 EDT


Montreal's new pit bull ban is being condemned by animal-rights activists across North America, with petitions garnering thousands of signatures and celebrities voicing their concern. Others have threatened to boycott the city altogether.

Canada takes World Cup title after furious comeback in final minutes

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:49:41 EDT


Canada defeated Europe 2-1 after scoring twice in the final minutes of the third period to win the World Cup of Hockey.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue residents, mayor rally to save hose tower

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:30:00 EDT


Built in 1936, the ageing hose tower that adorns the top of town hall is slowly crumbling due to a lack of maintenance.

Montreal fire department chief steps down

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:54:08 EDT


François Massé announced his departure in a letter to his colleagues on Thursday.

Federal health minister's talk of health-care efficiencies called 'trap' by Quebec minister

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:29:29 EDT


Health Minister Jane Philpott is hitting back at premiers who are concerned about the Liberal pledge to stick with the former Harper government's health-care spending formula, saying that more money for cash-strapped provinces isn't the only solution.

Anglophones, immigrants in worse health than francophones in the Eastern Townships

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:22:25 EDT


When it comes to their health and well-being, anglophones and immigrants living in the Eastern Townships are worse off than their francophone neighbours, according to a new report.