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    Officer-cadet from Royal Military College Saint-Jean expelled for defiling Qur'an

    Officer-cadet from Royal Military College Saint-Jean expelled for defiling Qur'an


    An officer-cadet at Royal Military College Saint-Jean has been discharged and two others could face the same fate a masturbating over a copy of the Muslim holy book, the Qur'an, at a party last...

    An officer-cadet at Royal Military College Saint-Jean has been discharged and two others could face the same fate a masturbating over a copy of the Muslim holy book, the Qur'an, at a party last month.

    Teamsters union members vote to reject CP Rail contract offer

    Teamsters union members vote to reject CP Rail contract offer


    The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference says its members at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. have voted 98.1 per cent to reject the company's final...

    The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference says its members at Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. have voted 98.1 per cent to reject the company's final offer.

    Quebec bar members vote to back down on challenge of law drafting process

    Quebec bar members vote to back down on challenge of law drafting process


    Just over 50 per cent of members present at a special meeting Thursday night voted to drop the legal challenge after about an hour of discussion. The vote wasn't binding,...

    Just over 50 per cent of members present at a special meeting Thursday night voted to drop the legal challenge after about an hour of discussion. The vote wasn't binding, however.

    Liberals increase support for parents of murdered, missing children

    Liberals increase support for parents of murdered, missing children


    The Liberal government is overhauling a program to support parents of children who are murdered or were abducted, boosting the weekly benefits and extending the eligibility...

    The Liberal government is overhauling a program to support parents of children who are murdered or were abducted, boosting the weekly benefits and extending the eligibility period.

    Police seize nearly 2 million methamphetamine pills at lab north of Montreal

    Police seize nearly 2 million methamphetamine pills at lab north of Montreal


    Specialized squad led by the SQ is trying to prove the people behind the operation could supply up to 600,000 pills per week to various criminal...

    Specialized squad led by the SQ is trying to prove the people behind the operation could supply up to 600,000 pills per week to various criminal organizations.

    Condo buyers left in lurch after developer sells off unfinished Saint-Henri project

    Condo buyers left in lurch after developer sells off unfinished Saint-Henri project


    A group of Montreal condominium buyers are going to court to try to get back either their deposits or their condos, after the unfinished building they were to move into in Saint-Henri in 2016 was sold to another...

    A group of Montreal condominium buyers are going to court to try to get back either their deposits or their condos, after the unfinished building they were to move into in Saint-Henri in 2016 was sold to another developer.

    Military looks at foreign recruits to boost ranks

    Military looks at foreign recruits to boost ranks


    Canada's military is considering lifting a longstanding citizenship requirement as a way to boost its numbers. Right now, Canadian citizenship is a key requirement for enlistment, with waivers offered in exceptional...

    Canada's military is considering lifting a longstanding citizenship requirement as a way to boost its numbers. Right now, Canadian citizenship is a key requirement for enlistment, with waivers offered in exceptional cases.

    Cultural complex F-MR Station opens on Lachine Canal

    Cultural complex F-MR Station opens on Lachine Canal


    The new F-MR Station pilot project is open on the Lachine Canal and welcomes people to a summer of shopping and sipping coffee in its remodeled old Metro...

    The new F-MR Station pilot project is open on the Lachine Canal and welcomes people to a summer of shopping and sipping coffee in its remodeled old Metro cars.

    Châteauguay Valley High School raises $1K in cookie bake sale for students in Haiti

    Châteauguay Valley High School raises $1K in cookie bake sale for students in Haiti


    A simple bake sale in Ormstown, south of Montreal, showed high school students how it feels to do little things that can have a big impact on the lives of...

    A simple bake sale in Ormstown, south of Montreal, showed high school students how it feels to do little things that can have a big impact on the lives of others.

    Algo and Polly find a new home in NDG, far from clamour of Turcot construction

    Algo and Polly find a new home in NDG, far from clamour of Turcot construction


    A pair of peregrine falcons have abandoned their perch in the cacophonous Turcot Interchange construction zone and settled into a quieter home in Montreal's Notre-Dame-de-Grâce...

    A pair of peregrine falcons have abandoned their perch in the cacophonous Turcot Interchange construction zone and settled into a quieter home in Montreal's Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood.

    Sweeping changes on the way for Quebec City's winter carnival

    Sweeping changes on the way for Quebec City's winter carnival


    The Carnaval de Québec — the world's largest winter festival — will take on a whole new look in 2019, with a new consultant, the man behind the ultra-successful Festival d'été de Québec, announcing he'll scrap some of the signature...

    The Carnaval de Québec — the world's largest winter festival — will take on a whole new look in 2019, with a new consultant, the man behind the ultra-successful Festival d'été de Québec, announcing he'll scrap some of the signature events.

    Canadian officials to counter 'incomplete' information in flyers with tips on illegal border crossing

    Canadian officials to counter 'incomplete' information in flyers with tips on illegal border crossing


    Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says officials will reach out to counter "incomplete" misinformation being circulated in New York state offering instructions to asylum seekers on how to illegally cross the border into...

    Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says officials will reach out to counter "incomplete" misinformation being circulated in New York state offering instructions to asylum seekers on how to illegally cross the border into Canada.

    Legal fumble could derail trial of online gambling mogul David Baazov

    Legal fumble could derail trial of online gambling mogul David Baazov


    Quebec's securities regulator, the AMF, appears to have shared too much information in its court fight against former online gambling mogul David Baazov, and now that legal fumble could scuttle the whole...

    Quebec's securities regulator, the AMF, appears to have shared too much information in its court fight against former online gambling mogul David Baazov, and now that legal fumble could scuttle the whole trial.

    Indigenous leaders, community groups want voices heard at G7

    Indigenous leaders, community groups want voices heard at G7


    Advocates for the environment, gender equality and other causes hope to shed light on important issues Quebecers face during the G7 Summit but say they have little hope world leaders will hear what they have to...

    Advocates for the environment, gender equality and other causes hope to shed light on important issues Quebecers face during the G7 Summit but say they have little hope world leaders will hear what they have to say.

    Laval police looking for victims of alleged sexual predator

    Laval police looking for victims of alleged sexual predator


    Laval police are looking for victims of a man who was arrested on child pornography charges after he allegedly exposed himself to young...

    Laval police are looking for victims of a man who was arrested on child pornography charges after he allegedly exposed himself to young girls.

    Illegal mountain biking on Mount Royal is damaging its ecosystem, experts say

    Illegal mountain biking on Mount Royal is damaging its ecosystem, experts say


    Repeatedly crossing the mountain's soil loosens tree roots, and affects its renowned Laurentian flora, according to Éric Richard, director of the non-profit organization Les amis de la...

    Repeatedly crossing the mountain's soil loosens tree roots, and affects its renowned Laurentian flora, according to Éric Richard, director of the non-profit organization Les amis de la montagne.

    Montreal acquires land once slated for housing to expand L'Anse-à-l'Orme nature park

    Montreal acquires land once slated for housing to expand L'Anse-à-l'Orme nature park


    This decision effectively ends the years-long battle between conservationists and real-estate developers over a piece of land that straddles Pierrefonds-Roxboro and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue in Montreal's West...

    This decision effectively ends the years-long battle between conservationists and real-estate developers over a piece of land that straddles Pierrefonds-Roxboro and Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue in Montreal's West Island.