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    Victims' families willing to wait for justice as mosque shooter's sentencing delayed

    Victims' families willing to wait for justice as mosque shooter's sentencing delayed


    The sentencing arguments for mass murderer Alexandre Bissonnette, guilty of killing six men at a Quebec City mosque, left too many answered questions for Justice François Huot to render his decison on Oct. 29 as...

    The sentencing arguments for mass murderer Alexandre Bissonnette, guilty of killing six men at a Quebec City mosque, left too many answered questions for Justice François Huot to render his decison on Oct. 29 as planned.

    Metro riders can now get cell service across entire Orange line

    Metro riders can now get cell service across entire Orange line


    The Blue line is also expected to be connected to cell towers by the end of the year. The STM is planning to have accessible cell service across the whole Metro network by...

    The Blue line is also expected to be connected to cell towers by the end of the year. The STM is planning to have accessible cell service across the whole Metro network by 2020.

    François Legault defends cabinet picks in first news conference as premier

    François Legault defends cabinet picks in first news conference as premier


    In his first news conference as Quebec Premier, François Legault announced he would create a new compensation program for tornado victims in the Outaouais, defended his choice of immigration minister and admitted his party didn't talk about climate...

    In his first news conference as Quebec Premier, François Legault announced he would create a new compensation program for tornado victims in the Outaouais, defended his choice of immigration minister and admitted his party didn't talk about climate change enough in its campaign.

    Université Laval investigating reports of date rape drug being given to students

    Université Laval investigating reports of date rape drug being given to students


    Université Laval in Quebec City is investigating at least nine cases of medical students believed to have been given the date-rape drug GHB against their knowledge and...

    Université Laval in Quebec City is investigating at least nine cases of medical students believed to have been given the date-rape drug GHB against their knowledge and consent.

    Here is the CAQ wunderkind in charge of cutting Quebec's immigration levels

    Here is the CAQ wunderkind in charge of cutting Quebec's immigration levels


    Simon Jolin-Barrette​, 31, is a suburban dad, recreational golfer, unrepentant nationalist — and the Quebec government's point-man on the most contentious issues on the CAQ...

    Simon Jolin-Barrette​, 31, is a suburban dad, recreational golfer, unrepentant nationalist — and the Quebec government's point-man on the most contentious issues on the CAQ agenda.

    RCMP, Quebec police investigating use of fake Indian status cards for tax breaks

    RCMP, Quebec police investigating use of fake Indian status cards for tax breaks


    Two law enforcement agencies and the federal tax authority are investigating the use of fake Indian status cards to obtain tax breaks, CBC News has...

    Two law enforcement agencies and the federal tax authority are investigating the use of fake Indian status cards to obtain tax breaks, CBC News has learned.

    Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising

    Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising


    Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. Here's what you need to know about this year's - and what kind of flu season 2018-19 is shaping up to...

    Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. Here's what you need to know about this year's - and what kind of flu season 2018-19 is shaping up to be.

    Quebec Inuit leaders plead for mental health support in wake of youth suicides

    Quebec Inuit leaders plead for mental health support in wake of youth suicides


    In Nunavik, Quebec's expansive northern region dotted by remote fly-in Inuit villages, most residents are connected to at least one, if not several of the young people who have recently ended their own...

    In Nunavik, Quebec's expansive northern region dotted by remote fly-in Inuit villages, most residents are connected to at least one, if not several of the young people who have recently ended their own lives.

    Montreal to hold byelection in December to fill 2 vacant seats

    Montreal to hold byelection in December to fill 2 vacant seats


    Voters in Rivière-des-Prairies—​Pointe-aux-Trembles and Villeray—Saint-Michel—Parc-Extension will go back to the polls on Dec. 16, to replace newly elected MNAs Chantal Rouleau and Frantz...

    Voters in Rivière-des-Prairies—​Pointe-aux-Trembles and Villeray—Saint-Michel—Parc-Extension will go back to the polls on Dec. 16, to replace newly elected MNAs Chantal Rouleau and Frantz Benjamin.

    Montreal hospitals practise Code Orange, simulating catastrophe

    Montreal hospitals practise Code Orange, simulating catastrophe


    CBC News got a rare behind-the-scenes look at hospital workers' readiness to respond to a mass casualty situation Thursday. "We learn not just about the things that we're missing, but how we can operate better with what we have," said co-ordinating...

    CBC News got a rare behind-the-scenes look at hospital workers' readiness to respond to a mass casualty situation Thursday. "We learn not just about the things that we're missing, but how we can operate better with what we have," said co-ordinating physician Dr. Brett Burstein.

    Charles Taylor slams CAQ plan to ban religious symbols for some civil servants

    Charles Taylor slams CAQ plan to ban religious symbols for some civil servants


    Philosopher Charles Taylor says the new CAQ government "doesn't get the point" of the report he co-authored that's been frequently cited by the CAQ as justification for its controversial plan to ban the wearing of religious symbols by some civil...

    Philosopher Charles Taylor says the new CAQ government "doesn't get the point" of the report he co-authored that's been frequently cited by the CAQ as justification for its controversial plan to ban the wearing of religious symbols by some civil servants.

    Oblate religious order covered up decades of sexual abuse of First Nations children, victims allege

    Oblate religious order covered up decades of sexual abuse of First Nations children, victims allege


    An investigation by Radio-Canada's investigative program Enquête has found generations of Innu and Atikamekw children, right up to the 1990s, were assaulted by Oblate missionaries posted in their remote Quebec...

    An investigation by Radio-Canada's investigative program Enquête has found generations of Innu and Atikamekw children, right up to the 1990s, were assaulted by Oblate missionaries posted in their remote Quebec communities.

    Meet the key cabinet ministers in the new Coalition Avenir Québec government

    Meet the key cabinet ministers in the new Coalition Avenir Québec government


    Who's in charge of Quebec's schools? Who is tasked with cutting down on emergency room wait times? We've got the breakdown on the key cabinet posts...

    Who's in charge of Quebec's schools? Who is tasked with cutting down on emergency room wait times? We've got the breakdown on the key cabinet posts here.

    Quebec cannabis stores already short on supply a day after legalization

    Quebec cannabis stores already short on supply a day after legalization


    After 42,000 transactions Wednesday, Quebec's government-run cannabis agency says some oils, pills, sprays and pre-rolled joints are already sold...

    After 42,000 transactions Wednesday, Quebec's government-run cannabis agency says some oils, pills, sprays and pre-rolled joints are already sold out.

    François Legault promises to govern for 'all Quebecers'

    François Legault promises to govern for 'all Quebecers'


    "Today, we're not just forming a CAQ government. We are forming a government for all Quebecers," François Legault said after being sworn in as...

    "Today, we're not just forming a CAQ government. We are forming a government for all Quebecers," François Legault said after being sworn in as premier.

    Westmount High teachers protest against CAQ government's religious symbols policy

    Westmount High teachers protest against CAQ government's religious symbols policy


    "We are free individuals who can wear what we want and what we wear doesn't determine how we teach," said Sabrina Jafralie, who teaches ethics and religious culture at the high...

    "We are free individuals who can wear what we want and what we wear doesn't determine how we teach," said Sabrina Jafralie, who teaches ethics and religious culture at the high school.