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The Liberals want to 'refresh' the shipbuilding strategy. What does that mean? | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
The federal government has been quietly debating a “refresh” of its marquee — but troubled — national shipbuilding strategy, federal documents reveal.
Trudeau government started pressing Saudis to release Badawi long before Twitter flap | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
A 2015 government memo shows the government's recent tweet criticizing Saudi Arabia's handling of the Raif Badawi case did not replace back-channel diplomacy. In fact, the Liberals were pressing the matter privately within weeks of taking office with the same Saudi official who is no...
Pet stores, breeders plan opposition to animal control bylaw | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
A group of Quebec pet stores and dog breeders are teaming up to take on a Montreal bylaw forcing the shops to get their dogs and cats from shelters.
Elections Quebec goes on hiring spree before election | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Politicians aren’t the only ones whose employment status will be affected by the Oct. 1 Quebec provincial election.
Jagmeet Singh tours Quebec, where the NDP faces a fight to hang on | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
Not for the first time, the NDP is trying to turn things around in Quebec.
Families of murder victims to get financial help to attend trials | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Families of murder victims who wish to attend the trials of the accused will get some help from the Quebec government.
Highway 440 standoff suspect due in court | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
A man in his twenties is due in court Wednesday following an hours-long standoff on Highway 440 in Laval.
Cold weather not the major killer when it comes to homeless 'rough sleepers:' study | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Members of the homeless population who spend their nights outdoors have a much higher mortality rate than those who sleep in shelters, but the reasons aren’t what you might think, according to a new study.
Liberal MNA Francois Ouimet asked not to run | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Longtime Liberal MNA Francois Ouimet has been asked not to will not run in the upcoming election.
Crosswalks the talk of some blocks in NDG | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
With crosswalk paint faded to the point of almost invisibility, officials in NDG has devised a new plan to ensure the pedestrian crossing points remain visible and safe.
Manziel missed practice, but should start as QB against Eskimos | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Johnny Manziel has been thrown into the fire as the new quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes, so many fans were wondering what had happened to make Manziel miss a team practice on Tuesday.
Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Italian emergency workers pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll in the disaster to at least 39 people.
Crosswalks the talk of some blocks in CDN-NDG | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
With crosswalk paint faded to the point of almost invisibility, officials in CDN-NDG devised a new plan to ensure the pedestrian crossing points remain visible and safe.
Fire in Mont Saint Hilaire garage | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Firefighters in Mont Saint Hilaire used power saws to cut through doors and walls after a fire broke out in a garage overnight.
Motorcycle rider spotted using cell phone | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
The Sureté du Quebec is looking for a motorcycle rider who was photographed using a cell phone while on Highway 15.
Beloeil police arrest firearms suspect | CTV News
CTV News | August 15, 2018
Beloeil police arrested a man overnight after he allegedly pointed a gun at someone.
Crazy high expectations: What's at stake for Crazy Rich Asians | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
More than just a big-budget romantic comedy, Crazy Rich Asians carries the expectations of many moviegoers of Asian descent who are hungry for their own Black Panther.
Liberal MNA François Ouimet asked to step aside ahead of upcoming election | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
The longtime LIberal MNA had announced last month he planned to run again.
Man expected to be charged after armed standoff with police closes part of Highway 440 | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
A man in his twenties is expected to be charged Wednesday in connection with an armed standoff with Laval and provincial police Tuesday afternoon.
Electric-assisted Bixi bicycles are available in Montreal starting today | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
There are only 20 of the electric-assisted bikes in circulation, because they’re part of a pilot project to see how electric bikes can be integrated into the current Bixi system.
West Island business owners decry roadwork, now extended until Aug. 31 | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
Closures and detours on one of the West Island’s main arteries has frustrated business owners for months, and the roadwork has now been extended until the end of August.
Rising Sun daycare shines a light on learning through songs of the ancestors | CBC
CBC | August 15, 2018
For the past eight years, Sedalia Kawennotas Fazio has spent her Wednesdays teaching preschool children traditional Haudenosaunee social songs and dances.
Federal legislation needed to declare housing a 'right,' says coalition | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
A coalition that includes advocates for Canada's poor is calling on the Trudeau government to enshrine the right to housing in law.
Indigenous-led committee will help pick a new name for Amherst Street | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
The street will be renamed after an Indigenous person who helped shape Montreal said city spokesperson Samuel-Philippe Dugré.
Bernard Trépanier, key figure in Charbonneau commission, dies | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Trépanier was facing charges including fraud and breach of trust in two cases in relation to the issuance of city construction contracts. A stay of proceedings in both trials was issued in June because Trépanier was receiving palliative care.
Concordia unveils Canada's first lab where 'robots do biology' | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
The university says the facility, known as the Genome Foundry, will help speed up experiments and increase their accuracy.
CDN-NDG borough council calls on city to improve road markings | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
The Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough council has unanimously passed a motion calling on the City of Montreal to improve road markings, especially for crosswalks, school zones and bike lanes.
Heat wave hit farms hard but producers say blueberry, strawberry prices stable | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Strawberry and blueberry producers in Quebec say this summer's sweltering temperatures have affected their yields but that consumers likely won't pay more for the fruit.
22 killed, 8 injured in Genoa bridge collapse | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
An Italian transport official says 22 are dead, 8 injured in the collapse of a highway bridge in the port city of Genoa.
U.K. police treat Parliament crash as terrorism | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons.
Car smashes into two houses on South Shore | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Chateauguay police are investigating an amazing car crash that saw a vehicle go through a house and smashed into a second home.
Ontario offers to take John A. Macdonald statue removed in Victoria | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
The Ontario government says it would be happy to acquire a statue of Sir John A. Macdonald which was recently removed from the City Hall building in Victoria, B.C.
Australian archbishop gets house detention for child sex abuse coverup | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse was ordered by an Australian court Tuesday to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.
Softball players take city of Montreal to court | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Softball players have launched legal action against the city of Montreal after their beloved field was closed.
Quebec spending millions to improve health care access for Anglos | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
As promised in the spring budget, the provincial government is spending $6.9 million to improve access to health care for anglophones and to help other anglophone groups.
Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26 | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 16 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel.
Bridge collapses in Italy during heavy storm, crushing cars | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A bridge over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova partially collapsed during a sudden and violent storm on Tuesday, leaving vehicles crushed in the rubble below.
Wind farm project on Quebec's North Shore divides government, Hydro Quebec | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A wind farm project planned for the North Shore of Quebec is putting the provincial government at odds with Hydro Quebec.
Jean Charest urges Quebecers to pay attention to election campaign | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
For the first time in decades, it appears the ballot box question won’t be about Quebec sovereignty, but Charest says that doesn’t mean the issue won’t come back.
20 killed, 13 injured in Genoa bridge collapse | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging 45 metres into a heap of rubble below. Italian officials said at least 20 people were killed and others injured.
Standoff with armed man closes Highway 440 in Laval | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
A section of Highway 440 in Laval was closed on Tuesday afternoon due to a standoff between police and an armed man.
Bernard Trepanier aka Mr. 3%, central figure in corruption scandal, has died | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
Bernard Trepanier, one of the central figures in the corruption scandals that plagued Gerald Tremblay's terms as mayor of Montreal, has died.
Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 19 | CTV News
CTV News | August 14, 2018
At least 24 people were killed and another 19 injured when a bus careened into another vehicle at high speed and overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital Tuesday, local officials reported.
François Legault promises $8.05 daily rate for subsidized daycare | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
All Quebec parents, regardless of their income, would have access to the daily rate, according to the CAQ's proposal. That's a departure from the current system, which adjusts the costs according to a parent's taxable annual income.
Gardens of Light selling tickets in advance to avoid overcrowding | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
You could say the annual Gardens of Light event at Space for Life is a victim of its own success.
Pathways to residency remain open to Saudi students amid diplomatic rift, Ottawa says | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
A Saudi Bishop's University student who successfully applied for asylum in Canada in 2014 is urging other students to do the same. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRC) says that may not be necessary, as most should be able to stay.
Quebec unveils where $7M earmarked for Anglos will be invested | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Community Health and Social Services network, ELAN, Literacy Québec, Senior Action Québec will receive funds, said Kathleen Weil, the minister responsible for relations with English-speaking Quebecers.
97-year-old veteran takes to Montreal sky in vintage WW II bomber | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
A vintage B-25 has rolled into St-Hubert airport as part of the Flying Legends of Victory Tour, allowing 97-year-old Normand St. Aubin to recreate a photo he took in 1944 in the plane's cockpit.
Wind turbine project on Quebec's North Shore quickly spiralling into an election issue | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
The Coalition Avenir Québec has decried the costs of the Apuiat project, which has been under negotiation since 2015. The Liberals, meanwhile, say it's "essential" for economic development in northern Quebec and for First Nations communities.
Car crashes through house, into another on Montreal's South Shore | CBC
CBC | August 14, 2018
Police say people were inside both homes at the time, but no one was hurt.