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Justin Trudeau faces heat over decision to speak French only at town hall

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:44:16 EST


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says in retrospect, maybe he should have answered in English when asked questions in that language at last night's town hall meeting in Sherbrooke, Que.

Montreal opts for less intense LED lights after pushback over health risks

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:02:51 EST


The City of Montreal is opting to replace 132,000 streetlights with 3000K LED lights, 1000K less intense than the ones first proposed, after consumers raised health and light pollution concerns.

Photographer captures life in the city of orange cones

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:30:22 EST


Mikaël Theimer has channelled his frustration with Montreal's never-ending construction into a game through playful pictures showcasing the city's gutted glory.

Kevin O'Leary makes late entry into Conservative leadership race

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:57:18 EST


It's finally official: Kevin O'Leary will run to become leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. After months of flirting with the idea, he picked the morning after the French leadership debate and used a video on his Facebook page to declare his candidacy.

Sixties Scoop adoptee finds himself after facing death

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:00:00 EST


Having grown up as a Sixties Scoop adoptee, Gord Petruic has struggled with finding his identity person. Years ago, he almost died after contracting the H1N1 virus. The virus left him in a coma and set him on a spiritual path which eventually allowed him to reconnect with who he is as an Indigenous person.

Former Expos OF Tim Raines on track to make Hall of Fame

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:21:07 EST


Ex-Montreal Expos left-fielder Tim Raines could pull off a rare feat Wednesday should be be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his 10th and last year.

Federal government fails on First Nations child health delivery, says advocate

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:58:11 EST


An outspoken child advocate is taking the federal government to task over its approach to a policy designed to ensure all First Nations children access necessary services, noting the issue will be the subject of public hearings this spring.

Cameras could be coming to Quebec long-term care homes

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:56:58 EST


The Quebec government will examine a proposal that would allow residents in long-term care facilities to decide for themselves if they want cameras installed their rooms.

A Conservative leader who can't speak French? Quebec voters won't buy it: Neil Macdonald

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:14:11 EST


The real spectacle during the Conservative leadership debate in Quebec City was all the awful French. Listening to it, you had to ask yourself what in heaven’s name these people are thinking.

Montreal to test out 3 new pedestrian-only streets

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:05:10 EST


Montreal will be expanding the roster of pedestrian-only streets in the city, including making areas around the Atwater Market off-limits to vehicular traffic.

The linguistic winners and losers of the French language Conservative leadership debate

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:21:05 EST


With only two Francophones in the running to be the next leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, establishing verbal credibility during the French Language debate in Quebec City Tuesday for the rest of the field was always going to be about staying well clear of last place.

In wake of Mylène Laliberté's death, what can be done about domestic violence?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:00:44 EST


An expert in family violence offered a sobering assessment of the problem following the death of Mylène Laliberté, 24, in Lanaudière. Her ex-boyfriend has been charged with first-degree murder.

Jacques Corriveau to be sentenced next week for sponsorship fraud

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:37:35 EST


Jacques Corriveau, an ex-Liberal organizer convicted of fraud related to the federal sponsorship scandal, will face some hefty financial penalties as he awaits sentencing next week.

Cockroaches, bed bugs, mould plague low-income apartments in Montreal's north end

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:15:12 EST


Residents living in low-income apartment units in Montreal's Cartierville are plagued by cockroaches, bed bugs, mould and rodents, according to a new report by the local housing watchdog.

Are 24/7 visiting hours at Quebec hospitals on the horizon?

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:55:51 EST


When the CHUM's superhospital opens next fall, it will offer round-the-clock visiting hours - a move patient advocates say benefits both patients and health care workers.