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Search underway in Arundel, Que., for missing man connected to Amber Alert case

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:43:00 EDT

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Quebec provincial police are now searching in the town of Arundel, 20 kilometres south of Mont-Tremblant, for signs of 71-year-old Yvon Lacasse, last seen Sept. 14.




Turtle Island Reads: Indigenous authors and stories take centre stage tonight

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:25:41 EDT

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Three advocates will each champion their chosen work of fiction written by an Indigenous Canadian and try to persuade our live and online audience to make that book next on their reading list. The event starts at 7 p.m. at McGill's Tanna Schulich Hall.




Montreal projects $31.4M deficit, 1st time in red since 2013

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:25:13 EDT

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Montreal is projecting a $31.4 million deficit for 2017, mainly due to salary increases in the latest union agreements. If confirmed, this deficit will be a first since 2013.




NDG Food Depot to close for 1 week, reopen at new location on Somerled Ave.

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:30:44 EDT

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The NDG Food Depot will be closed from Sept. 25 to Oct. 1 as the community organization moves into its new home on Somerled Avenue.




Used-car nightmare leaves Montreal-area woman on hook for $30K

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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A year after Stacey Attey bought a second-hand Nissan Rogue, the Bank of Montreal informed her the man who sold it to her still owed almost $30,000 on it. CBC Montreal Investigates tried to find the seller, following a trail of suspicious transactions.




Jean Fortier to join Montreal mayoralty race for Coalition Montréal

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:10:39 EDT

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Jean Fortier, a former chair of the city's executive committee, will run against Denis Coderre and Projet Montréal's Valérie Plante, under the banner of the centrist Coalition Montréal.




Saint Louis du Ha!Ha! gets Guinness World Record nod for its exclamation marks

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:41:18 EDT

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The municipality of Saint-Louis-du-Ha!-Ha!, located on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, finds itself on page 161 of the 2018 edition of the book of records.




Valérie Plante, vying to be Montreal's 1st female mayor, talks transport, families, city spending

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:18:15 EDT

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Leader of Projet Montréal launched her official campaign platform this week. The municipal election in Montreal and other Quebec municipalities is Nov. 5.




Cyclists take to social media to call out vehicles that block bike lanes

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:10:09 EDT

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A group of Montreal cyclists is hoping a popular new Facebook group called #dansmapiste propels local politicians and police to crack down on when a car or truck blocks a bike path.




New post-secondary program puts Inuit youth in touch with their culture

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:00:00 EDT

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Nunavik Sivunitsavut is the first program of its kind in Quebec. The post-secondary program focuses on teaching an Inuit language, humanities, government relations and physical education, all from an Inuit perspective.




Couche-Tard still wants to sell marijuana in its Quebec convenience stores

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:16:08 EDT

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Alimentation Couche-Tard is still interested in selling marijuana and its co-founder says he thinks provincial governments should stay out of selling this product.




Bombardier looking beyond Tuesday's duty decision as workers rally in Toronto

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:58:23 EDT

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Even as scores of Bombardier workers in Toronto rallied in support of the company's battle with Boeing, the Montreal transportation company said it's looking beyond next week's U.S. Department of Commerce decision about preliminary duties against its CSeries aircraft.




McGill University scales back its eating disorder program, fails to tell students

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:00:00 EDT

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McGill University is slashing resources for its eating disorder program, which has been a recruiting tool and a support network for students struggling with all forms of eating disorders since 2009.




Rabbi certifies Quebec pot product with ‘highest standards of kosher purity’

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:32:16 EDT

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A medical marijuana producer in Gatineau, Que., says its processed products have been certified as kosher, just in time for one of the High Holidays on the Jewish calendar.




What's killing right whales? Wildlife pathologists spend summer searching for answers

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 05:00:00 EDT

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Solving the mystery of what's killing North Atlantic right whales is the goal of a team of scientists and volunteers from the Atlantic Veterinary College, work that also involves pathologists from the University of Montreal. Solving the "unprecedented" deaths in the Gulf of St. Lawrence sometimes amounts to a race against time.




Firefighters discover body inside burnt-out vehicle in Saint-Laurent

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 06:22:37 EDT

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Firefighters were called to Saint-Laurent's industrial park around 11:15 p.m. to put out a major fire. Once the flames were out, they looked inside the vehicle and discovered a body, said Const. Raphaël Bergeron.




Turtle Island Reads returns tonight: Discover the best in Canadian Indigenous writing

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 07:00:00 EDT

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Host Waubgeshig Rice is back, inviting this year's advocates to champion their chosen work of fiction by an Indigenous writer at a live public event on Sept. 20 at McGill's Tanna Schulich Hall.




At least 200 dead after magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Mexico

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:01:34 EDT

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Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities climbed to at least 200.




Montreal police name suspect in fatal Pointe-Saint-Charles stabbing

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:00:01 EDT

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Jean Edens Lindor, 24, is wanted in connection with Montreal's 17th homicide of 2017. Police say Lindor was seen on security footage wearing a black coat, black pants and a black sweater with “Nike” in white letters on the chest.




Projet Montréal criticizes flyers distributed in Rosemont on eve of municipal election campaign

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:20:09 EDT

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The flyers show Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie city councillor Marc-André Gadoury beside Montreal mayor Denis Coderre and a City of Montreal logo and list accomplishments between the city and the borough. Projet Montréal officials say that using public funds for such material on the eve of an election is unethical.