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    Immigration lawyers to take Quebec to court over rejected applicants

    Immigration lawyers to take Quebec to court over rejected applicants


    Immigration lawyers are seeking an injunction that would force the Quebec government to delay its plan to cancel 18,000 immigration...

    Immigration lawyers are seeking an injunction that would force the Quebec government to delay its plan to cancel 18,000 immigration applications.

    2 men in hospital after stabbing in Côte Saint-Luc

    2 men in hospital after stabbing in Côte Saint-Luc


    One man is in critical condition and another also in hospital after a stabbing in Côte Saint-Luc this...

    One man is in critical condition and another also in hospital after a stabbing in Côte Saint-Luc this morning.

    Montreal man contesting ticket for walking on street to avoid icy sidewalk

    Montreal man contesting ticket for walking on street to avoid icy sidewalk


    "I honestly feel because I didn't tell him where I was going, because I wasn't polite with him, he got upset. And that's why he decided to give me a ticket," said Lateef...

    "I honestly feel because I didn't tell him where I was going, because I wasn't polite with him, he got upset. And that's why he decided to give me a ticket," said Lateef Martin.

    'I was fed up': Meet the Haitian-Canadian activist who helped spark anti-corruption demonstrations in Haiti

    'I was fed up': Meet the Haitian-Canadian activist who helped spark anti-corruption demonstrations in Haiti


    "They [politicians] took this money and just spent it on houses, on boats ... This is nonsense," said Gilbert Mirambeau Jr., a 35-year-old Haitian-Canadian, who posted a photo of himself on Twitter last summer which helped to kick-start today’s...

    "They [politicians] took this money and just spent it on houses, on boats ... This is nonsense," said Gilbert Mirambeau Jr., a 35-year-old Haitian-Canadian, who posted a photo of himself on Twitter last summer which helped to kick-start today’s movement.

    The SNC-Lavalin scandal so far: plenty of drama, few facts

    The SNC-Lavalin scandal so far: plenty of drama, few facts


    Few weeks in federal politics get off to a more theatrical start than this one did - thanks to Jody Wilson-Raybould dropping in on a cabinet meeting and being confirmed as a Commons justice committee witness. But are we any closer to getting to the...

    Few weeks in federal politics get off to a more theatrical start than this one did - thanks to Jody Wilson-Raybould dropping in on a cabinet meeting and being confirmed as a Commons justice committee witness. But are we any closer to getting to the bottom of the SNC-Lavalin affair?

    Quebec Order of Nurses looks to abolish licensing exam for nurse practitioners

    Quebec Order of Nurses looks to abolish licensing exam for nurse practitioners


    As Quebec moves to give more responsibilities to nurse practitioners, the Quebec Order of Nurses is quietly taking steps to eliminate the licensing exam required to...

    As Quebec moves to give more responsibilities to nurse practitioners, the Quebec Order of Nurses is quietly taking steps to eliminate the licensing exam required to practise.

    Canadiens snap 4-game skid with win over Blue Jackets

    Canadiens snap 4-game skid with win over Blue Jackets


    Tomas Tatar scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens held on to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on...

    Tomas Tatar scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Montreal Canadiens held on to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday.

    Boil water advisory in parts of Old Longueuil due to E. coli

    Boil water advisory in parts of Old Longueuil due to E. coli


    A boil water advisory is in effect for parts of Old Longueuil because of the presence of E. coli bacteria in the water...

    A boil water advisory is in effect for parts of Old Longueuil because of the presence of E. coli bacteria in the water mains.

    Willingdon governing board votes to create new campus for older students

    Willingdon governing board votes to create new campus for older students


    It's now up to the English Montreal School Board to decide whether a popular elementary school in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce will get a second...

    It's now up to the English Montreal School Board to decide whether a popular elementary school in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce will get a second campus.

    Family of man who shot and killed police officer loses bid for compensation

    Family of man who shot and killed police officer loses bid for compensation


    The family of Basil Parasiris, a Laval man acquitted of first-degree murder after he shot and killed a police officer in 2007, has failed in its bid to get compensation from...

    The family of Basil Parasiris, a Laval man acquitted of first-degree murder after he shot and killed a police officer in 2007, has failed in its bid to get compensation from police.

    Magog police warn of PIN-stealing thieves at Walmart

    Magog police warn of PIN-stealing thieves at Walmart


    Police are investigating after an off-duty officer spotted three people at the Walmart, who appeared to watch while people entered their credit card PINs at self-checkout machines and then steal their...

    Police are investigating after an off-duty officer spotted three people at the Walmart, who appeared to watch while people entered their credit card PINs at self-checkout machines and then steal their cards.

    Defence suggests manslaughter conviction in case of man who killed ailing wife

    Defence suggests manslaughter conviction in case of man who killed ailing wife


    In final arguments before the jury, a lawyer representing Michel Cadotte said the evidence does not demonstrate the intent required for a second-degree murder conviction in the death of Jocelyne Lizotte, his wife of 19...

    In final arguments before the jury, a lawyer representing Michel Cadotte said the evidence does not demonstrate the intent required for a second-degree murder conviction in the death of Jocelyne Lizotte, his wife of 19 years.

    Why microwaving grapes creates a dazzling plasma light show

    Why microwaving grapes creates a dazzling plasma light show


    It’s a crowd-pleasing party trick: Cut a grape in half, pop it in the microwave, hit “start” then sit back and watch the dazzling “grape balls of fire.” Now a team of Canadian scientists has figured out how grapes generate plasma in your...

    It’s a crowd-pleasing party trick: Cut a grape in half, pop it in the microwave, hit “start” then sit back and watch the dazzling “grape balls of fire.” Now a team of Canadian scientists has figured out how grapes generate plasma in your kitchen.

    Case thrown out against former SNC-Lavalin exec

    Case thrown out against former SNC-Lavalin exec


    Stéphane Roy, a former vice-president of SNC-Lavalin, was facing charges of fraud and bribing a foreign public official in connection with the company's dealings with the regime of the late Libyan dictator, Moammar...

    Stéphane Roy, a former vice-president of SNC-Lavalin, was facing charges of fraud and bribing a foreign public official in connection with the company's dealings with the regime of the late Libyan dictator, Moammar Gadhafi.

    AC/DC rocker Angus Young donates for Alzheimer's, inspired by Canadian fan's 19-hour skates

    AC/DC rocker Angus Young donates for Alzheimer's, inspired by Canadian fan's 19-hour skates


    A hockey ref has been skating for 19 hours and 26 minutes in each of Canada's seven NHL cities while blasting AC/DC to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's societies. And his efforts caught the attention of not just one but two of the legendary...

    A hockey ref has been skating for 19 hours and 26 minutes in each of Canada's seven NHL cities while blasting AC/DC to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's societies. And his efforts caught the attention of not just one but two of the legendary band's members.

    Zero-waste pub coming to St-Hubert Plaza later this year

    Zero-waste pub coming to St-Hubert Plaza later this year


    The eight people behind La Cale are taking on each challenge as they come, looking for waste-reduction solutions before the pub...

    The eight people behind La Cale are taking on each challenge as they come, looking for waste-reduction solutions before the pub opens.

    Côte Saint-Luc says it won't enforce religious symbol ban

    Côte Saint-Luc says it won't enforce religious symbol ban


    Mayor Mitchell Brownstein said he and his colleagues believe it is their job to represent what they believe is the majority view in Côte...

    Mayor Mitchell Brownstein said he and his colleagues believe it is their job to represent what they believe is the majority view in Côte Saint-Luc.

    More snow, freezing rain headed to southern Quebec

    More snow, freezing rain headed to southern Quebec


    The snowfall won’t be as intense as last week’s blizzard-like conditions that rolled through the province, but commuters should be wary of Thursday morning’s...

    The snowfall won’t be as intense as last week’s blizzard-like conditions that rolled through the province, but commuters should be wary of Thursday morning’s drive.

    Section of Laval greenhouse complex destroyed in fire

    Section of Laval greenhouse complex destroyed in fire


    After a massive fire ripped through a family-owned greenhouse complex in Laval early Tuesday, firefighters called in excavators to demolish the smouldering remains of two industrial...

    After a massive fire ripped through a family-owned greenhouse complex in Laval early Tuesday, firefighters called in excavators to demolish the smouldering remains of two industrial buildings.