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Toddler found dead in Quebec City had been stabbed, police confirm

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:55:20 EDT

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Police are asking Quebec City residents whose garbage bins have gone missing to contact 911 as part of their investigation into the death of two-year-old Rosalie Gagnon on Wednesday.




Quebec figures call on government to drop Montreal light-rail project

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:21:18 EDT

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In an open letter, nearly two dozen members of environmental and public transit groups in Quebec are calling on the province to abandon the REM, a $6.3-billion light-rail project for the Montreal area.




West Island students debate solutions to global refugee crisis at model UN

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:21:57 EDT

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About 250 students at St. Thomas High School in Pointe-Claire held a model United Nations meeting Friday. They debated solutions to the refugee crisis, from how much countries would be willing to spend, to safe travel for asylum seekers.




Man sentenced to 12 months in jail for torching car of former president of Quebec City mosque

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:11:20 EDT

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Mathieu Bilodeau, 34, pleaded guilty in February to setting fire to the car of Mohamed Labidi, the former president of the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre where last year's deadly attack took place.




Laval offers citizens $2K subsidy to plug in to electric car trend

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:21:10 EDT

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In what it's calling a first for a Canadian city, Laval is offering its citizens a $2,000 subsidy for the purchase of an electric vehicle and $400 for electric bicycles.




Montreal entrepreneurs have high hopes of cashing in on budding cannabis market

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:33:56 EDT

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It's 420 — the day devoted to the consumption of marijuana, with people around the world gathering to light up at 4:20 p.m. on April 20. In Montreal, some entrepreneurs are already cashing in on the cannabis market.




It's springtime in Montreal, and it ain't pretty

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:41:17 EDT

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With a high of 7 C today and sunny, double-digit weather in the forecast until Tuesday, what’s left of the snow has begun to melt, leaving streets riddled with trash and muck.




6 face charges in connection with alleged sexual assault in Sherbrooke

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:05:31 EDT

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Police aren't providing many details about the incident because some of the accused, as well as the alleged victim, are minors.




Eugenie Bouchard to play Fed Cup tie in Montreal

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:46:57 EDT

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Eugenie Bouchard will take on Kateryna Bondarenko in the opening singles matches of Canada's Fed Cup tie against Ukraine on Saturday in Montreal.




Extension of Laval's Highway 19 coming at last, province says

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:41:43 EDT

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Quebec Premier PhilippeCouillard and Transport Minister André Fortin announced details of the project this afternoon in Laval's Vimont district.




'Bye bye, ma princesse': Father's last words echo through courtroom at mosque killer's sentencing hearing

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 EDT

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Azzeddine Soufiane's 14-year-old daughter left almost everyone in a Quebec City courtroom in tears on Thursday when she shared the last conversation she had with her father, who has been hailed as a hero for trying to stop Alexandre Bissonnette's shooting rampage.




Months after imposing tax hikes, City of Montreal declares budget surplus

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:57:33 EDT

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After raising taxes at the beginning of the year to make up for a supposed budget shortfall, the Plante administration now finds itself with extra money in the city’s coffers: a surplus of $139.5 million.




5 reasons why gas prices are set to go up in Canada — and fast

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 EDT

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Doing a double take over how much it costs to fill up a tank of gas is a classic Canadian irritation. But a confluence of factors are teaming up at the moment to make that process even more gobsmacking than usual. Here's a look at five big reasons why gas prices are soaring.




Strike day for students at Montreal's largest school board called off

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:32:35 EDT

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Members of the Alliance des professeurs de Montréal, which represents nearly 9,000 teachers, reached an agreement in principle with the Commission scolaire de Montréal Wednesday night.




Mother makes first court appearance after toddler found dead in Quebec City

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 07:05:59 EDT

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Audrey Gagnon, 23, has been charged with obstructing the work of a police officer and setting fire to a police station, after making her first court appearance Thursday afternoon in Quebec City.




Contentious Parti Québécois law from 2000 not sovereignist plot, court rules

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:49:00 EDT

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The Quebec Superior Court has tossed out a legal challenge to a contentious provincial law. Passed by a Parti Québécois government 17 years ago, Bill 99 was not a covert attempt to make sovereignty easier to achieve, a judge ruled Thursday.




Supreme Court's 'free-the-beer' decision privileges one part of the Constitution over another

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 17:35:12 EDT

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This case required the Court to balance Section 121, which holds that goods should be "admitted free" into a province, with the provincial authority granted under Section 92, which includes the power to regulate property and civil rights.




Tory unity must have room for Bernier despite book, strategist says

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 20:12:42 EDT

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A Montreal strategist says the Conservative party was wise not to publicly shame MP Maxime Bernier for a now-stalled book that accuses Andrew Scheer of pandering to "fake Conservatives" in the Quebec dairy lobby during last year's leadership race.




Survivors of mosque shooting overwhelmed by anxiety, constant fear, court hears

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:54:18 EDT

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Those who witnessed the deadly shooting at a Quebec City mosque and survived say they lost all sense of peace when Alexandre Bissonnette entered their place of worship, killing six men and wounding many more.




Montreal to invest $360M over next 4 years to boost economic development

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 19:06:45 EDT

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For the first time since being elected, Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante formally addressed Montreal's business community, arriving with a promise — to spend $360 million in over the next four years to bolster Montreal's economy.