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Snow-removal operations in Montreal set to begin today | CBC Snow-removal operations in Montreal set to begin today
By 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Montreal had gotten around 19 centimetres of snow. The forecast for Wednesday calls for a few flurries but nothing major.
CBC | December 13, 2017
Montreal to eliminate sugary drinks from municipal buildings | CTV News Montreal to eliminate sugary drinks from municipal buildings
Montreal city council passed a motion Monday night to phase sugary drinks out of all municipal buildings.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Roads closed, buses stuck, and now the commute begins in stormy Montreal | CBC Roads closed, buses stuck, and now the commute begins in stormy Montreal
The storm walloping Montreal will make the commute home a challenge this afternoon, with Environment Canada warning "rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations."
CBC | December 12, 2017
Canadian cellular prices declining, mainly for talk and text, report finds | CBC Canadian cellular prices declining, mainly for talk and text, report finds
Prices for cellphone service in Canada came down in the last year, but not for heavy users in the vast majority of Canadian cities.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Bombardier's rail division awarded $900 million contract in U.K. | CTV News Bombardier's rail division awarded $900 million contract in U.K.
Corelink Rail Infrastructure and West Midlands Trains will receive 333 new Bombardier Aventra vehicles for use on the United Kingdom's West Midlands Trains franchise.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Rescuing whales 'high-risk' work government doesn't want to do, DFO email shows | CBC Rescuing whales 'high-risk' work government doesn't want to do, DFO email shows
Whale rescuers are in limbo, as they wait for the completion of a five-month-old Transport Canada investigation into Joe Howlett’s death while disentangling an endangered whale.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in Alabama upset | CTV News Doug Jones beats Roy Moore in Alabama upset
In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Police search for arsonist after multiple fires started on one street | CTV News Police search for arsonist after multiple fires started on one street
Montreal police are searching for the individual they believe set several fires overnight.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
First storm of season brings school closures, fender-benders | CTV News First storm of season brings school closures, fender-benders
The first storm of the season has hit southern Quebec – and will continue with blowing snow through Wednesday evening.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
3-alarm fire burns though abandoned building in Southwest borough | CBC 3-alarm fire burns though abandoned building in Southwest borough
At least 80 firefighters are working to put out a three-alarm fire in Montreal's Southwest borough.
CBC | December 12, 2017
170 dogs rescued from South Korean meat farm | CTV News 170 dogs rescued from South Korean meat farm
More than 170 dogs have been rescued from a dog meat farm in South Korea and are being brought to Montreal.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Quebec City slammed by powerful storm, could be hit with 50 cm | CBC Quebec City slammed by powerful storm, could be hit with 50 cm
Residents in Quebec City are bracing for a powerful winter storm that could bring up to 50 centimetres by the time it's all over. The Charlevoix and Eastern Townships regions are also expected to be hit hard.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Accused in Lac-Mégantic trial won't mount defence | CBC Accused in Lac-Mégantic trial won't mount defence
The lawyers for the three men charged in connection with the 2013 Lac-Mégantic, Que. tragedy have told the court their clients won't present a defence. Jurors have been asked to return to the Sherbrooke courthouse to hear final arguments Jan. 3.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Man facing child pornography charges recently worked with youth in Salluit, Que. | CBC Man facing child pornography charges recently worked with youth in Salluit, Que.
Quebec provincial police are asking Nunavimmiut for help in an investigation of a child pornography case after the arrest of Predrag Remic in Sherbrooke on Dec. 6.
CBC | December 12, 2017
21 cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce confirmed in N.L., N.B. and Quebec | CBC 21 cases of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce confirmed in N.L., N.B. and Quebec
The federal government is investigating 21 cases of E. coli in three provinces that are believed to be linked to the consumption of romaine lettuce.
CBC | December 12, 2017
String of fires in Montreal's east end leads to arson investigation | CBC String of fires in Montreal's east end leads to arson investigation
Montreal police are investigating a string of arsons in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood overnight.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Montreal Impact trade star defender Laurent Ciman to Los Angeles FC | CTV News Montreal Impact trade star defender Laurent Ciman to Los Angeles FC
The Montreal Impact shook up their backline Tuesday, trading star centre back Laurent Ciman to expansion Los Angeles FC for Canadian wingback Raheem Edwards and Finnish defender Jukka Raitala.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Trudeau's pick for Supreme Court chief hailed in Quebec | CBC Trudeau's pick for Supreme Court chief hailed in Quebec
The appointment of Richard Wagner, a Quebecer, as the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada was met with a sigh of relief by jurists and political leaders across the province.
CBC | December 12, 2017
West Island man with history of incidents involving children pleads guilty to indecent assault | CBC West Island man with history of incidents involving children pleads guilty to indecent assault
Howard Krupp, a Pierrefonds man picked up in 2013 for allegedly stalking schoolchildren in Kirkland, pleaded guilty last week to indecent assault of a minor in a case dating back to the 1970s.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Tenants fighting eviction in CDN-NDG | CTV News Tenants fighting eviction in CDN-NDG
People living in Cote des Neiges-Notre Dame de Grace say they're being kicked out of their homes because their landlords want to increase their income.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
New judge on SCOC from Quebec | CTV News New judge on SCOC from Quebec
Richard Wagner was born in Montreal, earned his law degree at U of Ottawa, and served as a judge on the Quebec Superior Court
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Getaway driver convicted for 2010 murder at McDonald's | CTV News Getaway driver convicted for 2010 murder at McDonald's
A Nova Scotia man has been found guilty for his role in a double murder that took place eight years ago in NDG.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Canadian doctor suggests 'man flu' is real | CTV News Canadian doctor suggests 'man flu' is real
It's a term mocking a man's ability to handle the flu, but a Canadian doctor is throwing his support behind the phenomenon that men are affected differently when they fall ill and argues it’s due to weaker immune systems.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Wagner appointed Supreme Court chief justice | CTV News Wagner appointed Supreme Court chief justice
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has appointed Quebec-born Justice Richard Wagner to be the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Quebec jurist Richard Wagner named next Supreme Court chief justice | CBC Quebec jurist Richard Wagner named next Supreme Court chief justice
Quebec jurist Richard Wagner has been named the next chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.
CBC | December 12, 2017
1st major snowstorm of the season to hit southern Quebec | CBC 1st major snowstorm of the season to hit southern Quebec
Ready or not, Quebec's first major snowfall of the season is here.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Americans revoking travel visas from visitors who plan to claim asylum in Canada | CBC Americans revoking travel visas from visitors who plan to claim asylum in Canada
American authorities say an ongoing operation along its northern border has led them to revoke U.S.-issued travel visas of thousands of people, most of whom were headed to Canada to claim asylum.
CBC | December 12, 2017
The three accused in Lac-Megantic disaster won't testify at their trial | CTV News The three accused in Lac-Megantic disaster won't testify at their trial
Lawyers representing the three men charged with criminal negligence in the Lac-Megantic rail disaster that killed 47 people announced in court Tuesday they won't call any witnesses.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
First storm of season closes a few schools | CTV News First storm of season closes a few schools
Snow began falling early Tuesday morning and 15 to 20 centimetres of snow is expected to accumulate in the regions around Montreal.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
Student, 8, asking Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to help build new school | CBC Student, 8, asking Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to help build new school
Hector Singh, 8, is lobbying Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to help get a new school built in his neighbourhood.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Quebec's new basic income plan has proponents dreaming big, others skeptical | CBC Quebec's new basic income plan has proponents dreaming big, others skeptical
The Quebec government has taken a "positive first step" toward a universal basic income with its commitment to provide a set amount of money to those unable to work, says one proponent of the idea. Others aren't so sure.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Impact trade star defender Ciman, acquire ex-TFC wingback Edwards | CBC Impact trade star defender Ciman, acquire ex-TFC wingback Edwards
The Montreal Impact shook up their backline Tuesday, trading star centre back Laurent Ciman to expansion Los Angeles FC for Canadian wingback Raheem Edwards and Finnish defender Jukka Raitala.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Charles Hamelin uses video games to escape pressures of speedskating | CBC Charles Hamelin uses video games to escape pressures of speedskating
When Olympic short-track speedskating champion Charles Hamelin isn't training or racing, chances are he's in front of a video game console.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Davie Shipyard facing bleak prospects | CTV News Davie Shipyard facing bleak prospects
At least 800 workers from the Davie Shipyards are facing a bleak holiday season after the company began laying off staff.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
New fighter-jet competition to have 'economic interest' requirement | CTV News New fighter-jet competition to have 'economic interest' requirement
The Trudeau government is kicking off its latest bid to replace its aging fleet of fighter jets -- and adding a new requirement to the procurement process by assessing a company's overall impact on the Canadian economy.
CTV News | December 12, 2017
On monorails, hyperloops and other wild ideas to get from Montreal to Quebec City | CBC On monorails, hyperloops and other wild ideas to get from Montreal to Quebec City
Premier Philippe Couillard wants a high-speed link between Quebec's two biggest cities, but what would that look like? Here's an overview of some of the more outlandish ideas.
CBC | December 12, 2017
Firebomb fizzles as arsonists attack TMR house | CTV News Firebomb fizzles as arsonists attack TMR house
Police are searching for suspects after the attempted arson of a home in Town of Mount Royal.
CTV News | December 11, 2017
'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globes | CTV News 'Shape of Water,' 'Big Little Lies' lead Golden Globes
Guillermo del Toro's Cold War-era fairytale "The Shape of Water" swam away with a leading seven nominations from the Golden Globes, while the HBO drama "Big Little Lies" led the television nominees with six nods.
CTV News | December 11, 2017
After six years of waiting, listing ship in Lake St. Louis to be dismantled | CTV News After six years of waiting, listing ship in Lake St. Louis to be dismantled
Six years after it was first asked to dismantle the Kathryn Spirit, Groupe St-Pierre is going to tear the vessel to pieces.
CTV News | December 11, 2017
Insider trading trial begins with request to have case thrown out | CTV News Insider trading trial begins with request to have case thrown out
The insider trading trial of David Baazov opened with a request by the defence to have the case tossed due to unreasonable delays in getting evidence.
CTV News | December 11, 2017
Patient in Line users can't get company to stop charging reccurring monthly fees | CBC Patient in Line users can't get company to stop charging reccurring monthly fees
Months after paying what they thought was a one-time fee, people who signed up for an online service that promises a way to skip the doctor’s waiting room are still getting credit card charges, month after month.
CBC | December 11, 2017
Victor Mete heading to junior national team | CTV News Victor Mete heading to junior national team
Defenceman Victor Mete has been loaned by the Montreal Canadiens to Canada's national junior team a day before its selection camp for the upcoming world championships begins.
CTV News | December 11, 2017
Elderly pedestrian dead after being hit by car that jumped sidewalk in Villeray | CBC Elderly pedestrian dead after being hit by car that jumped sidewalk in Villeray
A man in his 70s is dead after he was struck by a car whose driver, reversing to park, hit the wrong pedal, accelerating instead of braking and jumping the curb.
CBC | December 11, 2017
2 Montreal councillors call for Canada-wide tax on soft drinks, energy drinks | CBC 2 Montreal councillors call for Canada-wide tax on soft drinks, energy drinks
Two Montreal city councillors are calling on the city to pressure the federal government into instituting a tax on sugary drinks.
CBC | December 11, 2017
Canadiens loan Victor Mete to Canada's world junior team | CBC Canadiens loan Victor Mete to Canada's world junior team
Canada's world junior hockey selection camp is getting some NHL flavour with the addition of Montreal Canadiens rookie defenceman Victor Mete. The 19-year-old Toronto native was among the first cuts last December.
CBC | December 11, 2017
Nobel laureate fears U.S. politics could undermine science | CTV News Nobel laureate fears U.S. politics could undermine science
An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research.
CTV News | December 11, 2017
Starting today, the Turcot Interchange torment heads west | CBC Starting today, the Turcot Interchange torment heads west
For months, driving eastbound, toward downtown, was the problem, but no more! The traffic headaches are going west.
CBC | December 11, 2017
The purloined Parmesan: Merchant fights onslaught of cheese burglars | CTV News The purloined Parmesan: Merchant fights onslaught of cheese burglars
The owner of a supermarket in the Plateau has had to resort to extreme measures to stop cheese burglars.
CTV News | December 11, 2017
Quebec patients will soon have access to medical records online | CBC Quebec patients will soon have access to medical records online
Health Minister Gaétan Barrette announced Monday that Quebecers will soon be able to consult their entire medical files online using a password-protected portal.
CBC | December 11, 2017
Feds have reached a deal with provinces on pot tax | CTV News Feds have reached a deal with provinces on pot tax
The federal government has reached a deal with the provinces and territories on the revenue sharing of the legalized marijuana excise tax, CTV News has learned.
CTV News | December 11, 2017