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Man charged in murders of 2-year-old girl, 25-year-old woman in Sept-Îles | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
A 24-year-old man has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the deaths of a toddler and a woman who were found Monday in Sept-Îles.
The government will make a lousy, uncompetitive pot dealer: Neil Macdonald | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Given a chance to bet on the agility, efficiency and adaptability of the black market, versus a sheltered monopoly like Ontario's LCBO, I know where my money would go.
Mosque shooter shows potential for rehabilitation, Quebec City court hears | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Two mental health professionals experts who interviewed Alexandre Bissonnette say the 28-year-old could be rehabilitated, if he is treated for his ongoing anxiety and feelings of victimization.
For elderly, opioids tied to higher risk of fall-related injuries and deaths, Montreal researcher says | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Opioid use linked to increased risk of falls and death in older adults
New Cree medical app teaches doctors and patients medical terms to communicate | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
The Cree Health Board in the James Bay region of Quebec has created the East Cree Medical App — a free Cree glossary and translation dictionary.
G7 security ministers gathered in Toronto discuss 'soft targets' and online radicalization after van attack | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
What happened in Toronto Monday afternoon was a scene out of a counter-terrorism officer's worst nightmares.
Conservatives demand feds act to halt illegal border crossings | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Conservative MPs are calling on the federal government to take “immediate action” to halt illegal border crossings, describing the flow of asylum seekers from the United States as a “crisis without a plan.”
Longueuil told to pay $12K in damages over racial profiling incident | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
The ruling dates back to 2009 incident when police officers pulled over Joël Debellefeuille, not believing that a black man could have that surname and reasoning that the BMW didn't belong to him.
Quebec hoping to reduce use of paper in justice system | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
The Quebec government says it hopes to greatly reduce the use of paper in the province's judicial system in order to make it much more efficient.
'A shining light': Remembering the 10 victims of the Toronto van attack | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Portraits of the 10 people killed after a rental van veered onto a Toronto sidewalk and drove into pedestrians are slowly emerging as loved ones and officials identify the victims.
Verdict looms into macabre death of Swedish journalist | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
One of the most talked-about and macabre court cases in recent Danish history is set to conclude Wednesday when the verdict is handed down on whether Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip.
Mosque shooting trial: Bissonette's psychologist cross-examined | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Bissonnette is liable to 150 years in prison for six murders and six attempted murders. His lawyers will argue that he should only spend 25 years behind bars before being eligible for parole.
Cosby jury to decide: Serial rapist or con artist's mark | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Accompanied for the first time by his wife of more than 50 years, Bill Cosby walked into a courthouse Tuesday morning ahead of closing arguments in his sexual assault retrial.
Just one suspect in death of two-year-old girl: Quebec City police | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Quebec City police say their investigation into the slaying of a two-year-old girl points to just a single suspect.
Antisemitic hate crimes spiked in 2017, according to B'Nai Brith | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Instances of antsemitic vandalism went up by a “whopping” 107 per cent in 2017, according to an audit by B’Nai Brith Canada
Suspect in deadly Toronto van attack to appear in court | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
The man suspected of running down numerous pedestrians on a bustling stretch of Yonge Street north of downtown Toronto is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.
Van attack suspect charged with ten counts of murder | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
A man arrested in connection with a deadly van attack in Toronto has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder.
Provincial police arrest Hells Angels members in 20 municipalities | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Dozens of arrests were made Tuesday in twenty of Quebec's municipalities, in an attempt to neutralize alleged drug traffickers.
Controversial religious painting will remain in Quebec: Culture Minister | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Quebec’s Culture and Communications Minister, Marie Montpetit, announced Monday that a buzzworthy religious painting will remain within Quebec.
Woman, toddler victims of suspected double homicide in Sept-Iles | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
A two-and-a-half year old girl and a 25-year-old woman lost their lives Monday morning in what police believe to be a double homicide.
Anti-Semitic hate crimes spiked in 2017, according to B'Nai Brith | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Instances of anti-Semitic vandalism went up by a “whopping” 107 per cent in 2017, according to an audit by B’Nai Brith Canada – setting a record for antisemitism in Canada, they said.
Residential fire destroys apartment building in Brossard | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Firefighters in Longueuil were at the scene of a major fire in a residential building in Brossard Tuesday afternoon.
Quebec party leaders make their pitches for gender parity | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
Quebec’s party leaders are each making promises on how to get more women into politics and create gender parity at the National Assembly.
Black with a BMW: Longueuil resident wins another racial profiling case against police | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
A black resident of Longueuil was the victim of racial profiling by police, according to a decision by the Human Rights Commission.
Small stretch of Lachine Canal off-limits for the summer | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
A small part of the Lachine Canal may be off limits all summer, even though workers will only begin repairs in the fall.
Duke's Picks: 5 acts to catch at Montreal Jazz fest this year | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
The complete schedule of indoor shows at the 39th annual Jazz festival was announced today. CBC Homerun music columnist Duke Eatmon shares his top picks.
Quebec streamlining court system by ditching paper records | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Quebec is moving its courts into the 21st century with a $500-million project that aims to modernize the overburdened and antiquated legal system.
Montreal's homeless count aims to paint picture of life on the street | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Montreal's homeless count, taking place Tuesday, aims to give policymakers a sense of the challenges facing the city. But critics say the voices of some of the most vulnerable often go unheard.
Mother of toddler found dead in Quebec City is lone suspect, police say | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Audrey Gagnon, 23, remains in custody, charged with breaching probation, obstructing the work of a police officer and mischief.
Another victory for Longueuil resident who alleged racial profiling by police | CTV News
CTV News | April 24, 2018
A decision rendered by the Commission des droits de la Personne et des droits de la Jeunesse (CDPDJ) found that Joel Debellefeuille, a black resident of Longueuil, was the victim of racial profiling by police.
Quebec says community groups can now give naloxone directly to drug users | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
Since last November, Quebecers over the age of 14 have been able to get naloxone from about 1,900 pharmacies.
STM bus driver caught on camera yelling, nearly hitting cyclist suspended for 5 days | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
The STM bus driver who was caught on camera passing close to a cyclist on Sherbrooke Street West and arguing with him after the fact has been suspended for five days without pay.
Seal, Herbie Hancock among performers at 2018 Montreal Jazz Fest | CBC
CBC | April 24, 2018
The Montreal International Jazz Festival announced the lineup for its indoor concerts Tuesday. The program features 150 concerts and runs from June 28 to July 7.
Black woman given $444 ticket for 'excessive noise,' accuses Montreal police of racial profiling | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
Tayana Jacques and Brian Mann say they were laughing on St-Laurent Boulevard when Montreal police officers arrested them without justification earlier this month. They say they will file complaints with the SPVM's ethics board and the Quebec Human Rights Commission.
Montreal couple cleared of terror charges ready to sign peace bond | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
The Crown is asking the Quebec Court of Appeal to overturn the acquittal on the explosives charge for Sabrine Djermane and order a new trial.
Montreal's first 4 pot stores will be located near Metro stations | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
The city confirmed the first four Société Québécoise du Cannabis will be located near the Berri-UQAM, Radisson, Jean-Talon and Lionel-Groulx Metro stations.
Quebec watchful, extends condolences after van attack in Toronto | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
Quebec officials are monitoring events in neighbouring Ontario, where nine people are dead and 16 others injured after a van struck a number of pedestrians Monday in Toronto.
3 teens charged in connection with sexual assault of 13-year-old girl in Montreal North | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
Three teenagers were charged with sexual assault and possession, production and distribution of child pornography at youth court on Friday, in connection with the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl.
Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge welcome baby boy | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
The Duchess of Cambridge entered a London hospital Monday and gave birth to her third child with husband Prince William, Britain's Kensington Palace says.
Montreal CEGEP professor quits over homophobic remarks on social media | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
Jean Laberge, a devout Catholic and philosophy professor at the CEGEP du Vieux Montréal, wrote that he has "disgust for homosexuals" on Facebook.
Montreal set to OK steeper fines for parking, traffic violations | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
Parking and traffic tickets will increase by at least $9 under a motion set to come up for a vote and pass at city council on Monday. Parking in a zone reserved for people with disabilities will go from $149 to $300.
Mosque shooter's high school teacher paints portrait of bullied youth, during sentencing hearings | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
Alexandre Bissonnette was bullied by classmates, as early as elementary school, according to his former teacher who was the first to testify as part of his defence team’s sentencing arguments.
Montreal-area bus drivers go on strike, affecting thousands of students | CBC
CBC | April 23, 2018
Bus service will be suspended Monday on select routes serving schools belonging to the Trois-Lacs and Lester B. Pearson school boards. The school boards say they do not know how long the strike will last.
Mayors seek to reduce traffic north of Montreal | CTV News
CTV News | April 23, 2018
Nineteen mayors are trying to reduce traffic in their municipalities, saying it is taking a toll on the public's health.
10 dead after van strikes pedestrians in Toronto, suspect identified | CTV News
CTV News | April 23, 2018
Ten people were killed and 15 others were injured after a white rental van mowed down pedestrians along a busy street in Toronto on Monday. The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Alek Minassian.
At least 1 dead after van strikes people on Toronto sidewalk; suspect arrested | CTV News
CTV News | April 23, 2018
Police have arrested a suspect after a white van mounted a curb and struck numerous pedestrians in Toronto. At least one person has died and at least seven others were injured, according to a local hospital representative.
First four legal pot shops to be located near metro stations: city | CTV News
CTV News | April 23, 2018
The Plante administration says Montreal’s first four legal cannabis outlets will be located near metro stations.
Teens charged with alleged rape of 13-year-old girl and filming the attack | CTV News
CTV News | April 23, 2018
Three teenagers were charged Monday in connection with a 13-year-old who was raped last month.
People should have minimal knowledge of French to be able to stay in Quebec: poll | CTV News
CTV News | April 23, 2018
A survey conducted for two nationalist groups in Quebec suggests about three-quarters of Quebecers believe people should have a minimum knowledge of French to be allowed to stay in the province.
Liberals promise $90M for ner ER at Lakeshore General Hospital | CTV News
CTV News | April 23, 2018
The Liberal government was offering more money for health care Monday, promising $90 million for a new emergency room for the Lakeshore General Hospital.