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Man, 89, in critical condition after being hit by car in NDG

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:49:45 EST


Montreal police are investigating a crash in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce after an 89-year-old man was transported to hospital in critical condition after he was struck by an SUV.

Montreal anti-Trump demonstration ends in vandalism

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:40:25 EST


Four windows were smashed and another 8 painted with graffiti in downtown Montreal Friday evening as an anti-Donald Trump demonstration was coming to an end.

Last Canadian survivor of Armenian genocide dies at 107

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:15:14 EST


Knar Yemenidjian was the last living link for Canada's Armenian community to the genocide that began in 1915.

Light-rail project fails to get green light from Quebec's environmental review agency

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:45:25 EST


The proposed light-rail project that would link downtown Montreal with the South Shore and West Island is incomplete and requires a more in-depth review before getting the green light, according to Quebec's environmental review agency (BAPE).

Jacques Lesage, father in Val-des-Monts incest trial, guilty of 4 of 6 charges

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:27:09 EST


A west Quebec woman who was sexually abused by her father for more than 30 years urged other victims of domestic violence to come forward, saying testifying against him at trial was a deliverance for her.

STM says 'lateral force' contributed to AZUR train damage

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:29:47 EST


All of Montreal's new AZUR trains were taken out of service after the incident on Jan. 14, which damaged signalling equipment at du Collège station and the contact shoes on a number of trains.

Fed up with combative Gaétan Barrette, medical specialists want new bargaining partner

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:20:07 EST


Quebec's medical specialists are pushing back against Health Minister Gaétan Barrette and what they call his unilateral approach to negotiations after ending extra-billing.

Q&A: A Canadian Conservative in Washington

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:24:59 EST


What is it like to be a Conservative MP in Washington, D.C., for the inauguration? CBC's Daybreak asks Pierre Paul-Hus.

'Are you anti- or pro-Trump?': Montrealer going to Washington claims he was asked, then turned back at border

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:49:32 EST


CBC has spoken to two Montrealers who were refused entry to the U.S. en route to Washington for Donald Trump's U.S. presidential inauguration today and the women's march Saturday.

Gatineau police 'not satisfied' with 30-minute response to homicide scene

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:21:36 EST


Gatineau police have launched an internal investigation to find out why it took half an hour for officers to arrive at the scene of the city's first homicide of 2017.

Police ask for public's help to find missing Pointe-Claire teen

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:06:57 EST


Montreal police are asking for the public’s help to find a 14-year-old girl, missing from her home in Pointe-Claire.

SPCA Montreal calls for boycott of film A Dog's Purpose as premiere, some previews cancelled

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:38:58 EST


The Hollywood premiere of A Dog's Purpose has been cancelled amid growing concern and calls to boycott the shot-in-Canada film, following the release of a video — purportedly from the movie set — showing a distressed German shepherd being forced into turbulent water.

Road to the Olympic Games: Quebec's love affair with freestyle skiing

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 07:54:15 EST


Scott Russell reflects on Quebec's consistent love affair with freestyle skiing, even when directly competing with the NHL's Montreal Canadiens and the MLB's Montreal Expos.

Why not speaking French is such a disadvantage in Conservative leadership race

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:00:00 EST


Kevin O'Leary joins the Conservative leadership race as one of several candidates who lack proficiency in French. The electoral math suggests this puts O'Leary and others at a distinct disadvantage in their quests to become party leader and prime minister.

'They're going to lose us both': couple recounts terrifying plunge into icy lake

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:33:12 EST


Kevin Wiseman jumped repeatedly back into the frigid water of a west Quebec lake to save his wife Audrey Berndt's life after the snowcat the couple was driving plunged through the ice Wednesday night.