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Dec 15th, 2016 by tay
A Merrier Xmas in Montreal
A Canadian chain of recreational marijuana dispensaries is set to open eight illegal shops Thursday on the island of Montreal. Cannabis Culture, which is co-owned by activists Jodie and Marc Emery, already has stores in British Columbia and Ontario. ...
Nov 28th, 2016 by petros
Montreal Shut Down Far-Right Concert
The performance on Saturday night by the far-right metal group Graveland at the Plaza Theater was canceled about an hour before the performance was to have begun. The organizers of the festival reported taking this decision "for security reasons". They...
Apologies after ad for Montreal's 375th features only honkies
The man in charge of Montreal's 375th anniversary celebrations is apologizing that a commercial for the festivities depicts only white people. Gilbert Rozon said criticism of the 45-second spot is "100 per cent fair," and it will be redone over the...
Jehovah's Witness died giving birth knew risk of refusing blood
Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette says he has proof a 26-year-old Jehovah's Witness woman who died during childbirth at a hospital near Quebec City understood the risks of refusing a blood transfusion, but insisted one not be performed. Éloïse...
Oct 19th, 2016 by Machjo
Quebec blasted in hearings on religious neutrality
The Quebec government was strongly criticized Tuesday for excluding the word "secular" from its proposed legislation on state religious neutrality. Opposition parties and a women's rights group chided the Liberals on the first day of hearings into Bill...
Gatineau Hospital among worst in western world for ER care
After falling in his home, Gauthier was admitted to the emergency room at the hospital on La Vérendrye Boulevard at 4:07 p.m. on Aug. 15, 2015, according to the report. He was classified by a nurse as a level three patient. The ideal waiting time for...
Aug 7th, 2016 by Ludlow
Report on Body Found a Week After Death i
A coroner has issued his recommendations after the body of an elderly woman was found one in a St. Jean sur Richelieu seniors' home a week after her death. The body of Jeannine Benjamin, 85, was found by a maintenance worker at the Chartwell Oasis...
Jun 26th, 2016 by Walter
Trudeau booed in Quebec for speaking English
All in all, it was fairly tame compared to the virulent reaction against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's father 48 years ago. Trudeau was booed briefly by a few people in Quebec City on Friday -- the province's Fete nationale -- about 11 seconds...
May 4th, 2016 by tay
Separatist Péladeau Resigns Amid Divorce
What brought that on? Well, like most Quebecers, on Sunday night he watched Tout le monde en parle, the wildly popular Radio-Canada talk show. The special guest was his recently-estranged wife Julie Snyder, a star on his Quebecor-owned TVA network; she...
Apr 24th, 2016 by tay
Yvon Charbonneau dies at 75
Ex-Quebec union leader and Liberal MP Yvon Charbonneau has died at the age of 75. His former union says Charbonneau passed away peacefully on Friday surrounded by family in a Florida hospital where he'd been since suffering a stroke on April 7. ...
Mar 19th, 2016 by MHz
Montreal cancels 2017 World Police and Fire Games
The City of Montreal has cancelled the 2017 World Police and Fire Games after several unions have said they intend to boycott the event. "We're cancelling the games when that shouldn't be the case," Mayor Denis Coderre . "There are men and women who...
Feb 6th, 2016 by tay
Gatineau students asked to raise $20K for desks and chairs
Eight-year-old Emma Larocque came home from school this week with her school's annual request to sell chocolate bars to help raise money for her school. This year, that request asked students to go door to door to raise $20,000 for items such as...
Jan 13th, 2016 by tay
Judge denounces obsolete pot laws, fines man $1
Judge denounces obsolete pot laws ("a law that would mean that half of all Canadians would have a criminal file is a stupid law"), fines man $1 for possession of 30 pot plants. Crown prosecutor demanded 3 months in jail. Articles in French so I will...
Dec 19th, 2015 by tay
Montreal Cops Caught Dressed as Black Bloc
At least four undercover police officers infiltrated a protest against austerity measures and state violence on Friday night in downtown Montreal, which resulted in around nine arrests, according to Montreal police. The march began around 8:30 p.m.,...
Nov 19th, 2015 by Mowich
Péladeau apologizes for immigration remarks
During a debate the night before, Péladeau said immigration was hurting the provinces ability to achieve sovereignty. Péladeau issued an apology on his Facebook page. "My apologies. I would like to apologize for the unfortunate comments I made...
One good thing about Montreal!
The food - 2000 - 440 Autoroute, Laval Best dam Philly Cheesesteak I have ever eaten, from a Patate 2000, Greek Restaurant. Oh and the Women of course ;)
Nov 15th, 2015 by Walter
Should we promote religious literacy in school?
Regardless of the religion, people can easily be manipulated into accepting a violent corruption of a religion by being presented quotes our of context, and we never know who will convert to what religion as an adult. Is it time to promote 'religious...
Montreal Mayor destroys community mailbox foundation
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre's destruction of the concrete slab foundation of a community mailbox in l'Anse-à-l'Orme nature park on Thursday may be just the beginning in a battle between the city and Canada Post. Dimitrios Jim Beis, mayor of the...
Baby girl in Quebec shaken-baby case dies
Baby girl in Quebec shaken-baby case dies THE CANADIAN PRESS First posted: Saturday, July 18, 2015 12:48 PM EDT GATINEAU, Que. -- Police say a two-month-old baby who was...
4 cows damage Quebec couple's BMW
4 cows damage Quebec couple's BMW By Keaton Robbins, Ottawa Sun First posted: Monday, July 13, 2015 04:15 PM EDT | Updated: Monday, July 13, 2015 05:28 PM EDT Perhaps it's a sign to moooove? A Val-des-Monts couple woke up to find a rowdy group of...
Jul 10th, 2015 by JLM
Girl watches dad dive to death
Girl watches dad dive to death By Sam Cooley, Ottawa Sun First posted: Wednesday, July 08, 2015 12:20 PM EDT | Updated: Thursday, July 09, 2015 06:49 AM EDT An eight-year-old daughters last sight of her father alive was of him jumping 23 metres...