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    'Hazardous' freezing rain headed for most of southern Quebec

    'Hazardous' freezing rain headed for most of southern Quebec


    If you thought the tough weather this winter has unleashed on us was over, brace yourself. Freezing rain is on the...

    If you thought the tough weather this winter has unleashed on us was over, brace yourself. Freezing rain is on the way.

    Free abortion pill still hard to find, forcing women to seek Ontario prescriptions instead

    Free abortion pill still hard to find, forcing women to seek Ontario prescriptions instead


    More than one month after the abortion pill was made available for free to Quebec residents, supply shortages and a battle over compensation mean it's still hard to track down the pill in the...

    More than one month after the abortion pill was made available for free to Quebec residents, supply shortages and a battle over compensation mean it's still hard to track down the pill in the Outaouais.

    Two major fires break out in Montreal overnight

    Two major fires break out in Montreal overnight


    Two major fires broke out overnight in Montreal — one in a Montreal North industrial building and another in a daycare near Crémazie...

    Two major fires broke out overnight in Montreal — one in a Montreal North industrial building and another in a daycare near Crémazie Boulevard.

    Multi-level cars added to RTM's Deux-Montagnes line to bolster service

    Multi-level cars added to RTM's Deux-Montagnes line to bolster service


    The Réseau de transport métropolitain began using double-decker trains today on its Deux-Montagnes line in an attempt to curb chronic...

    The Réseau de transport métropolitain began using double-decker trains today on its Deux-Montagnes line in an attempt to curb chronic delays.

    'Enough is enough': West Island residents push back against tax hikes

    'Enough is enough': West Island residents push back against tax hikes


    More than 100 West Island residents gathered to protest tax hikes imposed on demerged cities in front of Pointe-Claire City Hall on...

    More than 100 West Island residents gathered to protest tax hikes imposed on demerged cities in front of Pointe-Claire City Hall on Sunday.

    Provincial NDP elects Raphaël Fortin to lead party into fall election

    Provincial NDP elects Raphaël Fortin to lead party into fall election


    The New Democratic Party of Quebec (NDPQ) has a new leader: Raphaël Fortin, a graduate of UQAM's business administration program who has run for the federal NDP in the...

    The New Democratic Party of Quebec (NDPQ) has a new leader: Raphaël Fortin, a graduate of UQAM's business administration program who has run for the federal NDP in the past.

    A U.S. Navy ship is trapped in Montreal until spring due to icy waters

    A U.S. Navy ship is trapped in Montreal until spring due to icy waters


    A Navy spokeswoman says the USS Little Rock was commissioned in Buffalo on Dec. 16 and was expected to make its way to its home port in Mayport, Fla., but it's been moored in Montreal since Christmas...

    A Navy spokeswoman says the USS Little Rock was commissioned in Buffalo on Dec. 16 and was expected to make its way to its home port in Mayport, Fla., but it's been moored in Montreal since Christmas Eve.

    Quebec doctors still charging administrative fees, watchdog group says

    Quebec doctors still charging administrative fees, watchdog group says


    Quebec doctors are still charging patients too much for administrative services, such as filling out forms, says a Montreal watchdog group that has been monitoring billing...

    Quebec doctors are still charging patients too much for administrative services, such as filling out forms, says a Montreal watchdog group that has been monitoring billing practices.

    Fête des neiges kicks off at Parc Jean-Drapeau

    Fête des neiges kicks off at Parc Jean-Drapeau


    The 35th annual Fête des neiges de Montréal is now underway at Parc Jean-Drapeau. The outdoor family event runs every weekend until Feb....

    The 35th annual Fête des neiges de Montréal is now underway at Parc Jean-Drapeau. The outdoor family event runs every weekend until Feb. 11.

    Amazon would have been welcome, say Canadian tech sector CEOs whose cities were snubbed

    Amazon would have been welcome, say Canadian tech sector CEOs whose cities were snubbed


    Tech sector entrepreneurs whose Canadian cities were snubbed by Amazon in its search for a second corporate campus say they are disappointed, despite fears they would have seen increased competition for scarce skilled...

    Tech sector entrepreneurs whose Canadian cities were snubbed by Amazon in its search for a second corporate campus say they are disappointed, despite fears they would have seen increased competition for scarce skilled talent.

    No joke: Quebec fisherman reels in monster cod in Baie des Ha! Ha!

    No joke: Quebec fisherman reels in monster cod in Baie des Ha! Ha!


    A local fisherman in Baie des Ha! Ha! outside of Saguenay says he could barely believe his eyes when he reeled in a giant 24 kilogram codfish Friday...

    A local fisherman in Baie des Ha! Ha! outside of Saguenay says he could barely believe his eyes when he reeled in a giant 24 kilogram codfish Friday night.

    How 1950s moralizing is still impacting Mount Royal's trees

    How 1950s moralizing is still impacting Mount Royal's trees


    Montreal announced earlier this week that 4,000 ash trees will be felled on Mount Royal Park. But this won't be the first time the mountain lost huge swaths of...

    Montreal announced earlier this week that 4,000 ash trees will be felled on Mount Royal Park. But this won't be the first time the mountain lost huge swaths of woodland.

    Montreal abolishes infamous traffic and parking ticket quotas, bonuses tied to them

    Montreal abolishes infamous traffic and parking ticket quotas, bonuses tied to them


    Montreal's widely loathed quota system for traffic tickets is over, as are lucrative performance bonuses for bosses that were tied to lower-level cops reaching the...

    Montreal's widely loathed quota system for traffic tickets is over, as are lucrative performance bonuses for bosses that were tied to lower-level cops reaching the targets.

    Paired with university students, Montreal merchants learn French on the job

    Paired with university students, Montreal merchants learn French on the job


    Jun Huang had a hard time learning French until he was part of a pilot project that brings together merchants like Huang and Université de Montréal...

    Jun Huang had a hard time learning French until he was part of a pilot project that brings together merchants like Huang and Université de Montréal students.

    Pierrefonds piano students take their talents to Carnegie Hall (again)

    Pierrefonds piano students take their talents to Carnegie Hall (again)


    Pierrefonds's Lambda School of Music and Fine Arts isn't your average music school. For the past eight years, students from the Lambda School have been invited to play the cream of the crop of classical music venues: New York City's Carnegie...

    Pierrefonds's Lambda School of Music and Fine Arts isn't your average music school. For the past eight years, students from the Lambda School have been invited to play the cream of the crop of classical music venues: New York City's Carnegie Hall.

    Less than half the people deported from Canada in 2017 paid their own way home

    Less than half the people deported from Canada in 2017 paid their own way home


    Less than half the foreign nationals forced to leave Canada last year did so voluntarily and paid their own way home, according to data from the border services agency. Some advocates say the government should provide financial assistance to help...

    Less than half the foreign nationals forced to leave Canada last year did so voluntarily and paid their own way home, according to data from the border services agency. Some advocates say the government should provide financial assistance to help migrants resettle back home.

    'Jury made the right decision,' says former MMA chairman of Lac-Mégantic verdict

    'Jury made the right decision,' says former MMA chairman of Lac-Mégantic verdict


    The former railway executive in charge of Montreal, Maine and Atlantic (MMA) is speaking out after the acquittal of three of his former employees charged with criminal negligence causing death in the 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail...

    The former railway executive in charge of Montreal, Maine and Atlantic (MMA) is speaking out after the acquittal of three of his former employees charged with criminal negligence causing death in the 2013 Lac-Mégantic rail disaster.