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Last Build Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 22:03:30 EST

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Striking Quebec lawyers, notaries to be forced back to work with special law

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:27:49 EST


At a news conference on Saturday, Treasury Board President Pierre Moreau announced the back-to-work legislation would be introduced Monday at the National Assembly.

Man in critical condition after stabbing in downtown Montreal

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 21:49:25 EST


Montreal police Const. Benoit Boisselle said a 911 call came in around 8:10 p.m. and said a man may have been stabbed followed an armed assault near the intersection of Berri Street and de Maisonneuve Boulevard.

Habs claim 14th straight victory over Leafs with Shaw's OT winner

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 22:03:30 EST


Andrew Shaw scored the overtime winner on Saturday as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Toronto Maple Leafs for the 14th consecutive time, a 3-2 victory that furthered their tenuous hold on the Atlantic Division.

The Botanical Garden offers stress reduction with butterflies, summer temperatures

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:00:00 EST


The Botanical Garden’s Butterflies Go Free exhibit runs until April 30 and features about 2,000 butterflies and moths.

'This is about a mission:' says incoming artistic director of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:29:37 EST


Ivan Cavallari has been acclimating himself to Montreal and Les Grands Ballets with the help of outgoing artistic director Gradimir Pankov. He takes the reins in June.

Flooding in Waterville and other warm-weather hazards in Quebec

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:59:32 EST


Mild temperatures combined with freezing rain compromised electrical lines and raised water levels in places like Waterville, Que., where the Moe River has risen and trapped people in their homes.

Senior Montreal police officers pledge support for their chief as SPVM embroiled in scandal again

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:34:29 EST


Montreal police Chief Philippe Pichet has the backing of his senior-ranking officers, despite the force again the subject of controversy.

West Island man undaunted by recovery after electrocution, amputation

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:04:54 EST


Kevin Bolusi doesn't remember much from the night 25,000 volts of electricity shot through his body, but he does remember the pain.

Canadian cities are failing to deliver on the promise of being sanctuary cities

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:25:38 EST


This week, Montreal declared itself a sanctuary city. It's the fifth city in Canada to do so. But according to Ryerson University Criminologist Graham Hudson, many of those cities aren't actually delivering on the promise, and an influx of asylum seekers from the United States could make it even tougher.

Xavier Dolan wins best director at César Awards

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:02:18 EST


Quebec film director Xavier Dolan has won the best director award at the César Awards, France's equivalent of the Oscars.

Caregiver accused of stealing thousands from seniors in credit card fraud

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:54:56 EST


Montreal police have arrested a young woman accused of defrauding two elderly women, and are asking other potential victims to come forward.

Take a tour of a school that will make you want to go back to kindergarten

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST


The Rives du Saguenay school board hopes to make a splash with Au Millénaire school, which brings nature indoors and promises youngsters will learn three languages.

Quebec calls inquiry into 'systemic' problems in Montreal police service

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:44:51 EST


Quebec Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux is launching an inquiry into what he is called 'systemic' problems within the Montreal police service.

Lack of English on Montreal borough websites frustrates anglophones

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 06:08:04 EST


The Quebec Community Groups Network, representing Quebec's English-speaking communities, says it’s time the websites for Montreal's boroughs be translated into English.

Spike in deaths at Quebec seniors home used as advertising hook

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:02:15 EST


The largest seniors residence in Trois-Pistoles, Que., took out an unusual advertisement offering bargain rates on vacant rooms, available "following a number of deaths."