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Saving the bees: New restrictions on pesticides on Quebec farms | CTV News Saving the bees: New restrictions on pesticides on Quebec farms
Quebec is putting new restrictions on pesticides. The changes mean farmers will need permission from a certified agronomist to use certain pesticides on their crops.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Frustration grows over plan to block cars from crossing Mount Royal | CBC Frustration grows over plan to block cars from crossing Mount Royal
More and more Montrealers say banning cars from driving over Mount Royal on Camillien-Houde Way, a pilot project announced by Luc Ferrandez earlier this month, will reduce access to the mountain and create a barrier between the city's east and west ends.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Significantly warmer temperatures, heavy rainfall on the way this week | CBC Significantly warmer temperatures, heavy rainfall on the way this week
Get ready, Quebec. There is going to be rain and warm weather coming this way starting today.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Quebec Court of Appeal hearing case about who can inherit Canada's Crown | CTV News Quebec Court of Appeal hearing case about who can inherit Canada's Crown
If the appeal is successful, the challenge could force Ottawa to undertake a round of constitutional negotiations, according to lawyers behind the suit.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Trial begins for man whose dog mauled seven-year-old girl | CTV News Trial begins for man whose dog mauled seven-year-old girl
In September 2015 Karim Jean-Gilles's dog mauled Vanessa Biron as she played in a Brossard park, puncturing her skull and crushing her jaw in multiple pieces. Her first surgery took seven hours.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Bombardier may lay off hundreds at its Quebec railway plant if no orders come in | CBC Bombardier may lay off hundreds at its Quebec railway plant if no orders come in
The railway division of Bombardier Inc. says losing out on a large electric train contract in Montreal may force it to lay off workers this fall at its plant in La Pocatiere, Que., unless it wins some new contracts.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Three stabbed at Tim Hortons near Beaudry metro | CTV News Three stabbed at Tim Hortons near Beaudry metro
Police say three people were stabbed Monday afternoon in an attack outside a Tim Hortons restaurant on Ste. Catherine St. and Beaudry.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Community groups say process to make Montreal more 'age friendly' not inclusive enough | CBC Community groups say process to make Montreal more 'age friendly' not inclusive enough
More than a dozen community groups say the city’s process to make Montreal more “age friendly” is still not inclusive enough, despite some improvements.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Montreal school for students in crisis scrambles to find new home | CBC Montreal school for students in crisis scrambles to find new home
The Centre d'intégration scolaire (CIS) that takes on students with severe behavioural difficulties from all over the region may have to close its doors after 50 years if it cannot find a new location.
CBC | February 19, 2018
2 out of 3 Montreal area workers still commute by car, study finds | CBC 2 out of 3 Montreal area workers still commute by car, study finds
The proportion of workers using public transit to get to work is slowly increasing in the Greater Montreal Area, according to a study released Sunday.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Man in hospital after armed robbery, police chase in Granby | CBC Man in hospital after armed robbery, police chase in Granby
A man is in hospital after losing control of his vehicle in a police chase following an armed robbery at a Couche Tard in Granby.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Three injured in armed assault near Beaudry metro | CTV News Three injured in armed assault near Beaudry metro
Police say three people were stabbed Monday afternoon in an attack on Ste. Catherine St. and Beaudry.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Neuroscience funding to provide common platform for Canadian researchers | CTV News Neuroscience funding to provide common platform for Canadian researchers
Montreal is at the forefront of brain research but it has always been difficult to share and access data from other labs across the country.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Quebec man arrested in 2002 Alberta slaying | CTV News Quebec man arrested in 2002 Alberta slaying
A Quebec man has been arrested in the slaying of a 21-year-old woman 16 years ago.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Quebec restricts pesticides in bid to protect honeybees | CBC Quebec restricts pesticides in bid to protect honeybees
Quebec is introducing new restrictions on pesticides considered harmful to honeybees. Under the changes, farmers will have to get permission from agronomists before using certain pesticides on crops.
CBC | February 19, 2018
The time has almost come: Montreal's Oreo plant prepares for shutdown | CTV News The time has almost come: Montreal's Oreo plant prepares for shutdown
Union spokesman Pierre Grenier says many of the factory's 454 employees had worked there for decades, and news of its closure came as "a blow." "It's always hard, but people have done their mourning," says Grenier, whose union represents building maintenance employees.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Lumber producers have high hopes for sales to U.S. despite duties | CTV News Lumber producers have high hopes for sales to U.S. despite duties
Softwood lumber duties aren't dampening the spirits of Canadian lumber producers as strong demand from rising U.S. housing starts and tight supply is expected to keep prices high throughout 2018.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Man, 25, arrested after downtown stabbing leaves 3 injured | CBC Man, 25, arrested after downtown stabbing leaves 3 injured
Montreal police have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a downtown stabbing that left three people injured.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Pointe-Saint-Charles tenants ordered to vacate apartments seek compensation for their troubles | CBC Pointe-Saint-Charles tenants ordered to vacate apartments seek compensation for their troubles
The tenants of two decrepit apartment buildings in Pointe-Saint-Charles say they are stuck between the city and their landlord in a seven-year-old dispute that's finally coming to a head.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Three stabbed inside Tim Hortons near Beaudry metro | CTV News Three stabbed inside Tim Hortons near Beaudry metro
Police say three people were stabbed Monday afternoon in an attack inside a Tim Hortons restaurant on Ste. Catherine St. and Beaudry.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
10,000 Montrealers sign petition opposing driving ban over Mount Royal | CTV News 10,000 Montrealers sign petition opposing driving ban over Mount Royal
More than 10,000 people have now signed a petition opposing the move, and editorialists from La Presse and The Gazette have come out against it.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Project for mega mall in Town of Mount Royal to include traffic-easing measures | CBC Project for mega mall in Town of Mount Royal to include traffic-easing measures
Montrealers now have a better idea of what the Royalmount Centre, a new shopping and entertainment complex to be situated at the junction of highways 40 and 15, will look like.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Commuters fed up with RTM train tardiness demand improvements | CBC Commuters fed up with RTM train tardiness demand improvements
A group of Montrealers who use the Réseau de transport métropolitain (RTM) is fed up with the chronic delays that have been plaguing the train service this winter, and have launched a petition calling for improvements.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Montreal Canadiens demote Nikita Scherbak to AHL | CBC Montreal Canadiens demote Nikita Scherbak to AHL
The Montreal Canadiens assigned forward Nikita Scherbak to the Laval Rocket of the American Hockey League on Monday.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Broken water main closes De Lorimier and Rachel | CTV News Broken water main closes De Lorimier and Rachel
Police closed De Lorimier Ave. between Sherbrooke St. and Rachel St. around 6 a.m., while Rachel was closed between De Bordeaux St. and Des Erables Ave.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
The burgeoning field of 'family economics' reveals hidden household strife: Don Pittis | CBC The burgeoning field of 'family economics' reveals hidden household strife: Don Pittis
As a majority of Canadians celebrate Family Day, scholars in a growing field dissect the forces that lead to what may be the mere illusion of family love, harmony and altruism.
CBC | February 19, 2018
Anglo groups say Montreal must do more for senior consultations | CTV News Anglo groups say Montreal must do more for senior consultations
Anglophone groups say the city of Montreal still has much to do to create a sensible consultation process for senior citizens.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Bombardier warns of layoffs after losing REM contract to SNC-Lavalin consortium | CTV News Bombardier warns of layoffs after losing REM contract to SNC-Lavalin consortium
The railway division of Bombardier Inc. says losing out on a large electric train contract in Montreal may force it to lay off workers this fall at its plant in La Pocatiere unless it wins some new contracts.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Alouettes sign three free agents | CTV News Alouettes sign three free agents
The Montreal Alouettes signed linebacker Kyle Knox, kicker Quinn van Gylswyk and running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence on Monday.
CTV News | February 19, 2018
Downtown argument between brothers ends in death | CTV News Downtown argument between brothers ends in death
An apparent altercation between two brothers in a downtown apartment building ended in death on Saturday.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
Ouellet acknowledges Ouellet acknowledges "resistance" in Bloc Quebecois
Speaking at her first general council meeting as leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Martine Ouellet admitted she’s felt some “resistance” in the party since taking the lead last year on Saturday.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
Montreal school helps failing students graduate by adapting to their needs | CBC Montreal school helps failing students graduate by adapting to their needs
Secondaire adapté à ta situation is a program offered by a Montreal school board to help students between the ages of 16 and 18 graduate high school.
CBC | February 18, 2018
La Bolduc still steals the show, decades after her short, brilliant career | CBC La Bolduc still steals the show, decades after her short, brilliant career
88 years after her first hit record, Quebec's music superstar is making a comeback.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Senegalese man suing Quebec congregation for alleged sexual abuse in Africa | CBC Senegalese man suing Quebec congregation for alleged sexual abuse in Africa
Legal experts in Montreal said they aren't aware of another case in which a Canadian religious organization has been taken to court for the alleged actions of its members in another country.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Montreal's Oreo cookie plant prepares to shut its doors after drawn-out closing | CBC Montreal's Oreo cookie plant prepares to shut its doors after drawn-out closing
An era comes to an end this month when snack-maker Mondelez International closes its Montreal factory for good.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Quebec court to hear appeal of challenge to British royal succession law | CBC Quebec court to hear appeal of challenge to British royal succession law
The Quebec Court of Appeal is set to begin reviewing a case that challenges the rules governing the ascension to the British throne, and the result could have political consequences in Canada.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Where's Marilyn?: A decade later, family of missing woman pleads for systemic review | CTV News Where's Marilyn?: A decade later, family of missing woman pleads for systemic review
A decade after 24-year-old Marilyn Bergeron vanished without a trace, her family is appealing for a review of the case and of law enforcement practices concerning missing persons.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
Vancouver artist's cartoon of Florida school shooting resonates | CTV News Vancouver artist's cartoon of Florida school shooting resonates
A Vancouver illustrator says she's overwhelmed by the social media response to her cartoon depicting the victim of the recent school shooting in Florida.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
SQ investigating deadly explosion in Sherbrooke | CBC SQ investigating deadly explosion in Sherbrooke
The Sûreté du Québec is investigating an explosion that left one man dead Saturday evening in Sherbrooke's Rock Forest's borough.
CBC | February 18, 2018
19 snowblowers stolen in South Shore | CTV News 19 snowblowers stolen in South Shore
Police in Longueuil, Que., are asking the public to be vigilant after a series of snowblower thefts in recent weeks.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
Angry Quebec nurses push for lower patient ratios, less overtime | CTV News Angry Quebec nurses push for lower patient ratios, less overtime
The head of a Quebec nurses' union says the provincial government will be in for a fight if it doesn't commit to improve nurses' working conditions.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
PQ leader says better French education will keep Anglos in Quebec | CTV News PQ leader says better French education will keep Anglos in Quebec
Jean-Francois Lisee wants Quebec’s young English speakers to have better French education.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 picks up 2 BAFTA awards | CBC Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 picks up 2 BAFTA awards
The unofficial dress code Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards was black as Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took the top award of the night.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Learning the sweet tricks of the maple syrup trade | CBC Learning the sweet tricks of the maple syrup trade
Experienced maple syrup producers are passing on their skills to others aspiring to operate a successful sugar forest in Quebec, thanks to a vocational training program in Coaticook, in the Eastern Townships.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Boil-water advisory lifted in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve | CBC Boil-water advisory lifted in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
The boil-water advisory for residents in the borough of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve has been lifted, according to officials.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Nearly 75,000 Quebecers refused by family doctors through online registry | CBC Nearly 75,000 Quebecers refused by family doctors through online registry
More than 540,000 Quebecers have been connected to a family doctor through the province's registry to find a general practitioner (GAMF) — but thousands have been refused for one reason or another.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Man dead, brother in custody after stabbing in Gay Village | CBC Man dead, brother in custody after stabbing in Gay Village
Police say the incident happened around 6:30 p.m., after the two men got into a dispute at an apartment on Beaudry Street.
CBC | February 18, 2018
STM maintenance workers vote in favour of strike mandate | CBC STM maintenance workers vote in favour of strike mandate
Workers who repair and service Montreal's buses and Metros voted 98 per cent in favour of a six-day rotating strike on Sunday.
CBC | February 18, 2018
Senegal man sues Quebec Catholic congregation over alleged sexual abuse | CTV News Senegal man sues Quebec Catholic congregation over alleged sexual abuse
A Senegalese man is suing a Quebec-based Catholic congregation for 1.4 million dollars, alleging one of its brothers sexually abused him when he was a boy in the 1980s at a school the religious order ran in Africa.
CTV News | February 18, 2018
STM maintenance teams vote in favour of six-day strike mandate | CTV News STM maintenance teams vote in favour of six-day strike mandate
The maintenance employees of the STM have approved a six-day strike mandate on Sunday, while remaining hopeful they will reach an agreement with their employer.
CTV News | February 18, 2018