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"22.03.2017 19:44:43" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Undaunted Hoodfar launches book on women in sport Homa Hoodfar's work and spirit embodies the determination of the women she writes about. Homa Hoodfar launched her new book on women in sport Wednesday, almost a year late.
"22.03.2017 19:21:19" montrealgazette.com Appeal court asked to convict Westmount naturopath acquitted of homicide in 2015 While the Crown ordinarily asks for a new trial in such situations, Galiatsatos argued there is enough evidence for a guilty verdict, either manslaughter or criminal negligence causing death The victim's daughter, Gabrielle Matern, sat in the front row of the courthouse while Dennis Galiatsatos argued the Crown's case.
"22.03.2017 18:55:26" montrealgazette.com Canadian rookie Lance Stroll geared up for Formula One debut with Williams The Mont-Tremblant native will be the second-youngest to race in F1 after Max Verstappen, who began at 17 for Toro Rosso in 2015 Stroll landed the Williams ride after he became the youngest champion of the European Formula 3 series last year, winning 14 of 30 races.
"22.03.2017 18:49:26" National Post Music Montreal natives The Franklin Electric were in our music studio.
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"22.03.2017 18:00:32" news.nationalpost.com A patient's perseverance After Michael Weinstein's intercession, Hull's unusual and rare problem was diagnosed and treated. Nine months after that, she ran her first 5K... A patient's perseverance: Increasing breathlessness leaves Pennsylvania woman searching for answers. #health
"22.03.2017 18:00:29" driving.ca How It Works: Tires The most important feature on your vehicle is also the foundation of safe driving driving.ca Tires are the most important part on your car for control. Do you know how they work? #autos
"22.03.2017 17:56:22" montrealgazette.com Meet Coumba: Granby Zoo welcomes baby hippopotamus The littlest hippo was born March 6 and is getting a head start on life in a private enclosure with its mother, Polita. Now that's a good size baby.
"22.03.2017 17:07:38" montrealgazette.com Kevin Tierney: Quebec icon Robert Charlebois is rock solid Rock'oustic tour brings him to Place des Arts March, 30, 31 and April 1 "I liked Charlebois the moment I met him, and as I got to know him better, I liked and respected him even more."
"22.03.2017 17:02:42" montrealgazette.com AP: Trump ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort worked to 'greatly benefit' Putin government in U.S. Documents dating back as early as 2005 appear to contradict assertions by the Trump administration and Manafort himself that he never worked for Russian interests The Associated Press says it has documentation that appears to contradict assertions by the Trump administration and Manafort himself that he never worked for Russian interests.
"22.03.2017 17:01:28" news.nationalpost.com Lapping up luxuries Kate Silver: We searched for over-the-top luxuries offered at lodgings across the United States. Here's what we found Lapping up luxuries: From room service by robots to a loaner Porsche, hotels are upping the amenity ante. #travel
"22.03.2017 16:33:50" montrealgazette.com Transport ministry dysfunctional, Quebec's auditor-general says in annual report A week after the Highway 13 snowstorm fiasco, the blistering report describes Quebec's ministry of transport as dysfunctional and mired in layers of red tape. The auditor adds to the ministry's Highway 13 misery by saying it “has not been able to put in place the permanent conditions overseeing the good governance of the contract management it is responsible for.”
"22.03.2017 16:30:20" news.nationalpost.com 'Health is found at the supermarket' Bucking the trend of expensive, inaccessible 'clean eating,' Sarah Britton proves healthful food can be made with everyday, supermarket ingredients... Sarah Britton bucks the trend of time-consuming, expensive 'clean eating.' #life
"22.03.2017 16:01:28" news.nationalpost.com A new designer at Givenchy Clare Waight Keller will likely bring a sunnier style to the legacy house after several buzz-chasing years Could a new designer at Givenchy mean a little less Kardashian in our lives? #life
"22.03.2017 15:45:06" news.nationalpost.com We've officially reached peak avocado toast Starbucks is jumping on the avocado toast trend with the introduction of a new organic spread We've officially reached peak #avocadotoast — Starbucks is jumping on the trend with a new spread. #life
"22.03.2017 15:34:09" montrealgazette.com Several injured outside British parliament, house on lockdown amid reports of shooting outside The UK parliament's sitting has been suspended and politicians and journalists have been told to stay inside their offices as police and emergency crews respond to this developing situation. An update offered inside the House of Commons said the alleged assailant has been shot. Reports also suggest a car may have mowed down pedestrians on nearby Westminster bridge.
"22.03.2017 15:12:30" montrealgazette.com Amber Alert issued for child abducted in St-Jérôme A four-year-old boy was abducted Wednesday in St. Jérôme. He is believed to be in a red 2005 Pontiac Vibe with the Quebec licence 270 XLX. If you see this car or child, call 911 immediately.
"22.03.2017 15:01:21" news.nationalpost.com 'Go beyond pho' Anthony Bourdain is Vietnam's unofficial international tour guide, professing his love for the country and its cuisine since the early 2000s 'Go beyond pho': A two-week Vietnamese food pilgrimage in the spirit of Anthony Bourdain. #travel
"22.03.2017 15:00:30" driving.ca The 10 greatest engines of all time Vote for your pick at the bottom of the article! driving.ca In the entire history of the automobile, which engine do you think had the most impact? Vote here! #autos
"22.03.2017 14:52:23" montrealgazette.com Instagram will soon let users book haircuts, etc. through its app Hungry? Need new jeans or some other kind of retail therapy? Instagram makes a play for Yelp, OpenTable and other booking apps Look out Yelp, OpenTable
"22.03.2017 13:57:44" montrealgazette.com Montreal says it met deadline for snow removal The city of Montreal says it has — more or less — met its six-day deadline for getting the job done after last week's big snowstorm. How is it out there? Can you see sidewalk?
"22.03.2017 13:44:00" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Judges need sex assault law training Justice Robin Camp has tendered his resignation in the face of the Canadian Judical Council's recommendation that he be removed from the bench for judicial misconduct. "Rape myths and victim blaming have no place in the criminal justice system processing of sexual assault."
"22.03.2017 13:40:22" driving.ca Luxury tastes growing for Canadians, especially for SUVs Baby Boomer money, low interest rates spurring rise in luxury car sales – but upscale sedans take a big hit driving.ca The luxury car market has skyrocketed in Canada in the last few years; here's why. #autos
"22.03.2017 13:33:56" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Judges don't need more coaching Over almost two decades I have both defended and prosecuted people charged with sex assault. I have also acted as counsel to complainants in sex assault trials. "Stereotypes and bias have no place in Canadian courtrooms."
"22.03.2017 13:31:58" montrealgazette.com Opinion: McKenna has few allies in Washington for the climate change battle On the day Catherine McKenna blew into a storm-tossed Washington, scientists reported that two-thirds of the Great Barrier Reef off Australia is dead or dying. Nevertheless, McKenna was characteristically spirited and cheerful.
"22.03.2017 13:10:51" Hockey Inside/Out Shea Weber and Andrei Markov managed to shut down Connor McDavid in Edmonton. Can they continue to be a shutdown pair in the playoffs? Our panel breaks that down.
"22.03.2017 12:26:39" montrealgazette.com Lawyer suing Mohammad Shafia for not paying more than $100K in legal fees after honour killing convictions David Crowe says he is owed more than $100,000 in legal fees after several attempts to collect payment from Mohammed Shafia were ignored.
"22.03.2017 11:44:44" montrealgazette.com Landowner accuses Beaconsfield of abuse of power The lawyer for Yale Properties grilled Beaconsfield Mayor Georges Bourelle in Quebec Superior Court accusing the mayor of an abusive use of an interim bylaw. The woods in question have long been a popular place for nature walks even though much of the territory is privately owned.
"22.03.2017 11:30:02" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Topless protest and high-rise qualms Plus: Four criminals who probably won't be invited to join Mensa, and this gorgeous image of a woman celebrating spring in Turkey.
"22.03.2017 11:27:45" montrealgazette.com Saint-Lambert resident died natural death, police say Longueuil police say the death on Sunday of a 57-year-old Saint-Lambert resident seems to have been a result of a medical condition. There was no foul play in the death this man, police say.
"22.03.2017 10:57:27" montrealgazette.com Suspicious fire devastates Saint-Lazare housing site At least three homes under construction in Saint-Lazare were destroyed early Wednesday in a fire deemed "suspicious" by authorities. The SQ will investigate this fire.
"22.03.2017 10:52:14" montrealgazette.com 'Unprecedented uncertainty' in high-end real estate; Montreal rises modestly Montreal saw sales of $1-million-plus homes climb 13 per cent year-over-year in the first two months of 2017 to 99 properties. Surprise: Toronto will lead the pack in sales of homes worth more than $1 million.
"22.03.2017 10:15:15" montrealgazette.com Hanes: Nothing unites Quebecers like criticism from someone seen as an outsider Quebecers — francophones, anglophones and allophones alike — stand united against attack on our social order Hell hath no fury like Quebecers scorned.
"22.03.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: Cold and breezy. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @mathieujarryphoto. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-46Hk
"22.03.2017 10:08:03" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Canadians should oppose the anti-Islamophobia motion, M-103 Fear of existing political realities abroad and open discussion of their roots and implications is not irrational. Let us not confuse the issues: hatred of Muslims and incitement to discrimination is wrong, but that's not what Islamophobia is, Sherif Emil writes.
"22.03.2017 03:00:00" montrealgazette.com Citizens demand concessions on development of old Children's Hospital Community groups said the development lacks green space, proper social housing and “creativity” during public hearings about the project. Citizens gave lukewarm reviews Tuesday to the $400-million highrise project that a developer will build over the former site of the Montreal Children's Hospital in western downtown.
"22.03.2017 02:39:17" montrealgazette.com Al Montoya helps Canadiens salvage important point in OT loss to Wings Backup goalie makes 34 saves in rare Bell Centre start, thwarting a number of terrific Detroit scoring chances to keep the Habs in the game. The Canadiens pulled off another third-period comeback as Artturi Lehkonen scored at 17:31 to tie the game at 1, but Anthony Mantha scored at 4:10 of overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 2-1 win over Montreal Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.
"22.03.2017 01:48:51" montrealgazette.com Montreal citizens ready to fight proposed electoral boundary changes Former parliamentarian Marlene Jennings offers to head committee that would raise money and legally challenge the electoral commission's decision. West end politicians are encouraging citizens to fight electoral boundary changes to the Mont-Royal, Outremont and D'Arcy McGee ridings — changes, opponents say, that would weaken the voice of an ethnically and linguistically diverse population of voters.
"22.03.2017 01:00:14" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Have you figured out the most fuel efficient small SUV in Canada? Hint: It's Murican but not made in Murica.
"22.03.2017 00:48:13" montrealgazette.com Judge acquits activist who bared breasts at Montreal Grand Prix Neda Topaloski faced charges of disturbing the peace and mischief following the topless action, which was aimed at condemning the sex trade Neda Topaloski faced charges of disturbing the peace and mischief following the topless action, which was aimed at condemning the sex trade.
"22.03.2017 00:00:00" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Chirping not the only thing Steve Ott brings to Canadiens The 34-year-old veteran's mouth has always been part of his arsenal when he hits the ice as much as his stick and skates. If the NHL had an award for the league's best chirper, Steve Ott would have won it many times.
"21.03.2017 23:58:33" montrealgazette.com Send "strong signal" on transit in budget: Couillard to feds Fresh from failing to get as much as it wanted from Ottawa in terms of health care transfer, Premier Philippe Couillard hopes the new federal budgets specifies Canada's commitement to public transi… The province will be looking for a “very strong signal” in Wednesday's budget that Ottawa is committed to funding public transit, Premier Philippe Couillard said Tuesday.
"21.03.2017 23:05:03" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Don't let your auto's interior get you all cracked up Time takes its toll on all things, but that isn't a reason to think your vehicle's interior is damaged beyond hope like the human body, keeping your car young at heart means keeping the insides in good shape.
"21.03.2017 23:00:00" montrealgazette.com Festival TransAmériques 2017: Montreal gets leading role “This edition pays tribute to a city where art inspires, instilling hope for a better tomorrow,” director Martin Faucher says. Montreal is the star of this year's Festival TransAmériques. The full lineup was announced Tuesday at the Quartier général du FTA for the two-week celebration of cutting-edge dance, theatre and things indefinable.
"21.03.2017 22:30:00" hockeyinsideout.com Liveblog: Detroit at Canadiens Detroit sits 23 points behind the Canadiens in the Atlantic Division standings and will miss the playoffs for the first time in 25 years. Mike Boone's live blog of Tuesday's matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and the Detroit Red Wings at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
"21.03.2017 22:00:00" montrealgazette.com Canadiens wary of upsets by non-playoff opponents in final 10 games Beginning with a home game Tuesday night against Detroit, nine of Montreal's last 10 games of the regular season are against teams not currently in a playoff position. On paper, the Montreal Canadiens should be able to coast into the Stanley Cup playoffs.
"21.03.2017 21:00:00" montrealgazette.com Canadiens' prospects join Quebecers in action at NCAA hockey tourney There are 11 Quebec players in the tournament, the highest representation in more than a decade. The Canadiens took a flyer in 2014 when they used their final two picks in the entry draft to select players who were headed to college. They selected Hayden Hawkey, a goaltender from Colorado, in the sixth round and Jake Evans, a forward from the Tier
"21.03.2017 20:30:57" montrealgazette.com Toronto stock index loses steam after early morning gains, Canadian dollar up TORONTO - Canada's main stock index has lost a lot of its steam in late morning trading today, with copper producers contributing to the drag. TSX down, dollar up.
"21.03.2017 19:54:01" montrealgazette.com Transport Minister mum on whether Canada will bar electronic devices on flights from certain countries Marc Garneau has stopped short of saying whether Canada will join the U.K. and U.S. in the ban on flights originating from six countries in the Middle East and Africa The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage.
"21.03.2017 19:53:25" montrealgazette.com Nearly half our online shopping done on non-Canadian retail sites: report But Canadian retailers are catching up with 62% of retailers surveyed saying the value of their online orders and conversion rates rose over the past year Cross-border shopping without leaving home
"21.03.2017 19:16:43" montrealgazette.com Front Page Challenge panellist, broadcaster Betty Kennedy dead at 91 OTTAWA - Betty Kennedy, once one of Canada's best-known television personalities, has died. She also served a brief stint as a senator, appointed to Canada's upper house by then-prime minister Jean Chétien in June 2000.
"21.03.2017 19:14:26" montrealgazette.com Quebec Budget 2017 to be delivered March 28 at 4 p.m. It will be the third straight balanced budget for the Quebec Liberals even though the province is actually sitting on a $2.3-billion surplus We will have full coverage of the provincial budget one week from today.
"21.03.2017 18:30:24" news.nationalpost.com Settle in for a snooze at Tokyo's nap café Vampires, kawaii (cute) monsters, cats and even goats: a new pop-up nap café has joined Tokyo's world of themed cafés Settle in for a snooze followed by a coffee at Tokyo's nap café. #life #travel
"21.03.2017 18:01:12" news.nationalpost.com Killing 'zombie' cells to improve health However, it will likely be several years before we see senolytic drugs being tested on humans Could one pill cure a host of diseases? #health
"21.03.2017 17:52:31" montrealgazette.com West Island crime map: It's safe out there, but lock up your valuables Montreal Police crime statistics — available on an interactive map — show the West Island has relatively few homicides, or car thefts. Montreal's crime map has been updated to include the West Island.
"21.03.2017 17:42:43" montrealgazette.com Just for Laughs Ethnic Show: Iranian-American host Maz Jobrani plans to play the Trump card JFL's Ethnic Show series runs July 12 to 27 at Club Soda and Metropolis. “There's always that possibility that they might not let me back in the (US.) after the festival,” Jobrani, 45, says in a phone interview from his L.A. base.
"21.03.2017 17:30:45" montrealgazette.com Body found beside Highway 13 in Laval The major crimes unit of the Sûreté du Québec is investigating after a dead body was discovered on the side of northbound Highway 13 on Tuesday morning. We will update as more information becomes available.
"21.03.2017 17:15:11" driving.ca Top 10 small SUVs with the best fuel economy One of the biggest bonuses of choosing a compact utility vehicle is the lack of pain at the gas pump driving.ca Can you guess what small SUV has the best fuel economy in Canada? You might be surprised.
"21.03.2017 17:11:51" montrealgazette.com Illegal border crossers so far in 2017 nearly half of all caught last year RCMP data shows that, of those stopped so far this year, 677 were in Quebec, 161 in Manitoba and 291 in British Columbia. Figures provided by the federal government show that in January and February, the RCMP intercepted 1,134 people compared to 2,464 apprehended in all of 2016.
"21.03.2017 17:09:46" montrealgazette.com Alleyway near Bell Centre sags spectacularly City inspectors are examining why a section of alleyway between a pair of downtown condo towers gave way early Tuesday. Incident happened near brand new condo towers in downtown Montreal.
"21.03.2017 17:03:44" montrealgazette.com Ski director who helped hire Bertrand Charest takes stand for defence A ski director who helped hire Bertrand Charest is testifying he never received complaints or heard rumours about sex allegations. Regis Nivoix said Charest was hired for the 1992-93 ski season because of his history of delivering the goods.
"21.03.2017 17:01:23" news.nationalpost.com An archery quest leads to unexpected lessons Author Leigh Ann Henion was here to study the anciet ways of the sport. She hit something much deeper In Japan, an archery quest leads to unexpected lessons. #travel
"21.03.2017 16:45:18" montrealgazette.com Police seek public's assistance in firebombing probe Police are investigating whether those accused in the Boustan firebombing, Dorothy Condo and Jamey Guitard, could have been involved in other incidents If you recognize these faces, the police want to talk to you.
"21.03.2017 16:16:04" montrealgazette.com Researchers successfully raise wasps to kill the emerald ash borer in Canada "We're hoping to raise about 10,000 for this summer. That will be enough to do five or six sites across Ontario and Quebec." "The wasps will eat and kill the larvae and then you get more wasps coming out instead of the emerald ash borer."
"21.03.2017 16:10:05" montrealgazette.com Six O'Clock Solution: Orange-caraway glazed carrots Recipe is one of 140 imaginative dishes featured in Naomi Pomeroy's cookbook Taste and Technique: Recipes to Elevate Your Home Cooking Hungry? We can help.
"21.03.2017 16:01:30" news.nationalpost.com These vegetable patties can hold their own Hearts of palm and artichoke hearts are given the taste of the sea with Old Bay Seasoning and a little nori They look like crab cakes, but these vegetable patties can hold their own. #life
"21.03.2017 15:52:54" montrealgazette.com Quebec boosts autism funding by $29 million a year under new plan The goal in the first year of the plan is to reduce by 45 per cent, or 500, the number of children who have been waiting years for IBI therapy A wait list of 700 families in need of respite care will be eliminated as well, Social Services Minister Lucie Charlebois announced.
"21.03.2017 15:51:06" montrealgazette.com More cars, $140 million added to the Caisse's electric train project An additional 40 cars have been added to the project as expected demand is higher than initially forecast. It's the little project that grew. And grew.
"21.03.2017 15:50:27" montrealgazette.com Cheese tycoon Lino Saputo is Quebec's wealthiest billionaire Lino Saputo, who with his family built the cheese empire that bears their name, is Quebec's richest businessman, according to Forbes. There are four other Quebecers on the Forbes list.
"21.03.2017 15:32:35" montrealgazette.com Writer 'very sorry' for causing offence at accusing Quebec of 'social malaise' Andrew Potter has apologized after striking a nerve claiming the Highway 13 fiasco was typical of Quebec's "social malaise" Have you got something to add to the discussion of Quebec's supposed "social malaise"?
"21.03.2017 15:14:51" montrealgazette.com Montreal snowstorm: Public Security thought 30 cars were stuck on Highway 13 Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux says he was kept in the dark about the calamity happening in the snowstorm on Hwy. 13 last week. Two just-released documents suggest neither the Ministry of Transport nor the Public Security Ministry had a handle on the situation.
"21.03.2017 15:05:48" montrealgazette.com Woody Harrelson has given up smoking pot after '30 solid years of partying too f--king hard' 'I am a party animal. But on the other hand, I haven't ... I'm now extremely moderate' Harrelson has been on the advisory board of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws for more than 10 years.
"21.03.2017 15:05:07" driving.ca First Drive: 2018 Audi RS3 A unique combination of tires makes this baby Audi a drift king on tarmac driving.ca Audi found a very simple way to make its new RS3 the drifting king of the road.
"21.03.2017 15:01:19" news.nationalpost.com B.C.'s Sunshine Coast is within easy reach Region is the perfect hideaway for those looking to disappear and disconnect B.C.'s Sunshine Coast is within easy reach, but it's off the grid. #travel
"21.03.2017 14:13:59" montrealgazette.com Updated iPad, with a $70 price cut Apple is updating its iPad Air, now just called iPad, and shaving the price to $329. If you were waiting for a sign to replace your old iPad, this might be it
"21.03.2017 13:58:34" montrealgazette.com Man in hospital with serious injuries after east-end brawl Montreal police are questioning a man in his 30s in the wake of an early morning brawl that sent another man to hospital with "serious injuries." The fight spilled into a local business, where the victim was struck repeatedly, police say.
"21.03.2017 13:57:48" montrealgazette.com Sketch of suspect in kidnapping of Chez Cora president released by SQ The SQ believes that the kidnapping was ransom-driven, although no amount was paid The SQ has released the image of a man in his late twenties, with brown hair and eyes.
"21.03.2017 13:56:47" montrealgazette.com We're losing ideas war to the Russians Canadians to whom all this talk in America and Europe about Russian-inspired fake news seems a rather paranoid fantasy that has nothing to do with us are about to get a rude awakening. Remember that after the fall of the Berlin Wall the West's greatest disarmament was not in military hard power, but in soft power.
"21.03.2017 13:55:32" montrealgazette.com Coyne: Robots are only the latest in a long line of job killers — yet employment's never been higher Every tool, every advance that enables one man to do more deprives two men of the chance to do less. But without it living standards would never have risen Let's get a little perspective on this.
"21.03.2017 13:06:56" montrealgazette.com How easy is it for cops to search texts? On Thursday, the Supreme Court will hear a case posing the question of how far your privacy rights travel along with the text messages you send from your phone. And why have the courts found this issue so difficult?
"21.03.2017 13:04:10" montrealgazette.com Ex-MMA fighter guilty of 29 felonies in kidnapping, beating case of former girlfriend and her male friend The two most serious counts — kidnapping and sexual assault with a weapon — could get Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver up to life in prison. War Machine was found guilty of sexually assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
"21.03.2017 12:58:07" montrealgazette.com Baie-d'Urfé not eligible for sound-calming funding from Quebec Baie-d'Urfé is not eligible for sound-calming financing from the Quebec Transport Ministry which means the town must decide how to move ahead on its own. Only four homes fit the criteria for excessive noise, tests showed.
"21.03.2017 12:57:08" montrealgazette.com Tegan and Sara join YouTubers in questioning LGBTQ video filtering A chorus of Canadian LGBTQ YouTubers, including pop duo Tegan and Sara, is calling for the video service to stop filtering out gay and trans-themed videos for some users. At issue is YouTube's "restricted" designation, which lets parents, schools and libraries filter content that may be considered inappropriate for users under 18.
"21.03.2017 12:55:52" montrealgazette.com Ivanka Trump to get West Wing office, access to classified information Ivanka Trump's role has already come under scrutiny because there is little precedent for a member of the first family with this kind of influence Yet she's not technically a government employee.
"21.03.2017 12:45:24" montrealgazette.com Comedy show, featuring Joey Elias, to benefit education foundation The Pearson Education Foundation is holding a comedy benefit show March 31 at Lakeside Academy in Lachine. The show will be hosted by Ellie MacDonald and feature comedians Joey Elias, Lawrence Corber and Reese Turner.
"21.03.2017 12:44:25" montrealgazette.com PQ, Québec Solidaire have 'plenty of time' to reach an entente: Cloutier A survey suggests Québec Solidaire has risen five percentage points since Nadeau-Dubois announced he would stand as a candidate for the left-of-centre party. The clock is ticking.
"21.03.2017 12:06:33" What to expect in the 2017 Federal Budget John Ivison and Larysa Harapyn tell you what to expect in the 2017 federal budget.
"21.03.2017 11:18:14" montrealgazette.com What now? Valeant confronts rocky road to revival Turning around Valeant was never going to be easy, but the clock is ticking for Joe Papa, the CEO of the struggling drug company. Joe Papa is running hard just to stand still.
"21.03.2017 11:17:14" montrealgazette.com New season of Hockey Wives has a strong Quebec flavour to it There is a strong Quebec flavour to the new season of Hockey Wives thanks to Maripier Morin, Catherine LaFlamme, Martine Auclair Vlasic and Vanessa Vandal. There's tension off the ice, and a handful of cameras to catch it all.
"21.03.2017 11:15:35" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping, the gravity edition: Snow, buildings, coconuts Including: Snow clearing in Montreal, snow isolation in Manitoba, a partial building collapse downtown, and the danger of coconuts in Germany Things that fall, plus this crazy beautiful photo from Mexico.
"21.03.2017 10:54:04" montrealgazette.com No electronics on some US-bound jets from Mideast, Africa The U.S. government is ordering passengers on nonstop, U.S.-bound flights from a handful of mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries… This affects flights to Montreal.
"21.03.2017 10:15:31" montrealgazette.com Schizophrenic artist from N.D.G. hosts first solo show Montrealer Alana Barrell began falling in love with art at about the same time her mental illness of paranoid schizophrenia took hold. This is the graduation she never had.
"21.03.2017 10:14:32" montrealgazette.com Detroit Red Wings at Canadiens: Five things you should know Habs coach Claude Julien warns that teams like the Red Wings can pose a challenge because they have nothing to lose. This should be an easy win for Montreal. Find out why.
"21.03.2017 10:13:27" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Quebec students can use code word angelot to ask for help A woman can signal she is in distress by ordering an angelot at a campus bar. One element of an effort to curb sex assault, it's a simple tool. But will it work? The attractiveness of a simple tool like ordering an angelot is apparent. But does it work?
"21.03.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: It might be slippery. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @apostrophe_artist. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-46tO
"21.03.2017 03:08:02" montrealgazette.com Macron, Le Pen clash in first French election TV debate All five candidates landed punches during vigorous discussion on the big issues for France: jobs, terrorism, immigration, Europe. The two front-runners for the French presidency clashed spectacularly in the campaign's first televised debate between leading candidates Monday night.
"21.03.2017 03:02:40" National Post Music Limblifter was in the National Post music studio and performed a stripped down version of 'Tinfoil'
"21.03.2017 00:05:07" driving.ca The little things can mean a lot when it comes to fine print Warranties and insurance are unforgiving if you make one small (or large) mistake without knowing the consequences driving.ca Sometimes, the little things can mean a whole lot of trouble. #auto
"20.03.2017 23:48:57" montrealgazette.com Cargair student pilot forced Porter Airlines flight to abort descent last year Incident is one of several communication problems involving Cargair flights recorded over the past year in Transport Canada's reporting system. Two men studying at Cargair to be pilots for Chinese airlines crashed their Cessna planes in mid-air over St-Bruno March 17. There have been several communication problems involving Cargair flights recorded over the past year.
"20.03.2017 23:45:58" montrealgazette.com City confident snow cleanup will be complete by Wednesday night Nearly a week after a snowstorm shut down Montreal's roads, airports and schools, the city says its on pace to wrap up snow-removal operations by Wednesday night. While most of the 19 boroughs are at least 80 per cent done, the Sud Ouest was lagging somewhat with 65 per cent of its streets cleared as of Monday night.
"20.03.2017 22:38:27" montrealgazette.com Quebec independence back in spotlight as challenge of 17-year-old secession law goes to trial Lucien Bouchard's PQ government passed Bill 99, which asserts Quebec's right to unilaterally secede, after the federal Clarity Act set ground rules for future referendums For plaintiff Keith Henderson, the former leader of the defunct anglophone-rights Equality Party, the issue to be decided is as vital now as it was in 2000 when the PQ government of Lucien Bouchard passed Bill 99.
"20.03.2017 22:22:07" montrealgazette.com MUHC to lower controversial parking rates as of April 1 Maximum daily rate will drop to $24 and will only kick in after four hours rather than 90 minutes. Also, the first 30 minutes will be free. The maximum daily rate of $24 will be the highest of any hospital in the province.
"20.03.2017 22:00:01" montrealgazette.com Bill Brownstein: It wouldn't hurt to over-react to weather warnings Montreal snowstorm: We like to snicker at other cities, but Montreal has a lesson or two to learn about how to brace for a major blizzard. Here in Montreal, we never over-react. We're tough. We live to smite the snow. Or we used to. Not so much any more.
"20.03.2017 21:10:05" news.nationalpost.com Harvesting organs from Canadian patients What if people agree to donate, but then change their mind about euthanasia? Would they feel compelled to follow through, knowing someone is... Doctors are harvesting organs from Canadian patients who underwent medically assisted death. #health
"20.03.2017 21:06:17" montrealgazette.com Montreal storm: Transport Quebec apologizes to Highway 13 motorists The ministry says it will cooperate with an external investigation, and will reimburse stranded drivers' whose vehicles were towed. Transport Quebec issued an apology Monday to the hundreds of motorists who found themselves stuck in their vehicles on Highway 13 for much of the night during last week's record snowstorm.
"20.03.2017 20:52:59" montrealgazette.com Coffee shops, ATMs ideal spots for automated external defibrillators: study TORONTO - A new study suggests that coffee shops and automated bank machines would make ideal locations for installing automated external defibrillators to help people who suffer a cardiac arrest. Clear! New study urges common availability of defibrillators
"20.03.2017 20:42:31" montrealgazette.com Shopify to triple size of Ottawa headquarters Given its rapid sales trajectory it was only a matter of time Shopify would outgrow its state-of-the-art headquarters building at 150 Elgin St. That 170,000-square-foot facility was outfitted just three years ago. But last week Shopify Inc. signed a lease With its Ottawa expansion, Shopify is on track for a staff of 3,000 by 2021, including 90 in Montreal
"20.03.2017 20:35:06" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Quebec's Bill 10 health care centralization needs reforms Improvements are needed both at the managerial level, which has been beset by burnout and confusion, and for patients. It's easy to be distracted by Donald Trump, but let's pay more attention to problems closer to home that we might be able to do something about, Tim Harbinson says.
"20.03.2017 20:00:32" news.nationalpost.com Babies to blame, study finds About 30 per cent of cases involved women who were nearing the end of a pregnancy or had recently given birth. More than 350 Canadian people a year, many young women, may be falling victim to stress-related heart attacks, new research suggests. #health
"20.03.2017 19:56:00" montrealgazette.com SAQ's Alain Brunet steers clear of criticism in Canadian Club address Efficiency measures and price cutting were not intended to dissuade pre-budget criticism against SAQ's monopoly, Brunet says
"20.03.2017 19:32:48" Explained: What's the deal with 'budget shoes'? Counting down to Wednesday's federal budget, the budget minister needs a new pair of shoes. Wonder where the tradition originated?
"20.03.2017 19:00:49" news.nationalpost.com Sessions run with a different group each week This therapy session is run with a different group each week, often mixing cooks and waiters to help break down divisions between the kitchen and... Why one of the world's best restaurants added a psychologist to its staff. #life
"20.03.2017 18:30:12" news.nationalpost.com Prince Charles' pledge to end deforestation 12 of the world's largest chocolate makers – including Nestle, Mars and Ferrero – have joined Prince Charles in a pledge to end deforestation in... "Chocolate is killing west African forests on a massive scale," says the environmental group Mighty Earth. #life
"20.03.2017 18:25:58" montrealgazette.com Blue Met 2017: Grand Prix winner Anita Desai heads strong lineup Francisco Goldman, Barbara Gowdy, Imbolo Mbue, Xue Yiwei and David Treuer among the marquee names at this year's literary festival to be held April 24 to 30 in Montreal. Entering its 19th instalment, Blue Metropolis has established its own niche as a multilingual, multicultural literary event and a go-to stop on the international festival circuit.
"20.03.2017 18:17:18" montrealgazette.com World's largest chocolate makers join Prince Charles' pledge to end deforestation The companies have committed to devising a plan to prevent the clearing of forests for cocoa crops by November. While industries such as beef, timber and palm oil have long been linked to environmental damage, it wasn't until more recently that cocoa was identified as contributing to rainforest destruction.
"20.03.2017 18:15:10" montrealgazette.com YouTube is 'looking into' complaints that it unfairly censors LGBT videos Several prominent YouTubers discovered recently that some of the things hidden from view when the filter is turned on are a bit baffling. Or maybe it isn't Many are accusing the platform of censoring its LGBT creators. And so far, the YouTube community at large is not satisfied with YouTube's responses to their concerns.
"20.03.2017 18:00:43" news.nationalpost.com Quebec City Biennial event draws artists There are many reasons to visit Quebec City this winter, including the recent opening of the Manif d'art/8 Quebec City Biennial This Quebec City Biennial event draws artists and art lovers. #travel
"20.03.2017 17:55:17" montrealgazette.com Kuwait censors pull Disney's Beauty and the Beast for edits KUWAIT CITY - Beauty and the Beast was pulled from cinemas in Kuwait on Monday after censors raised concerns over the content of the new film, which includes what has been called the first "gay moment" for a Disney character. Duaij Al-Khalifa Al-Sabah, a board member at the National Cinema Company, told The Associated Press a newly edited version of the movie may be in theatres later this week. He said concerns centre on a scene late in the movie involving the character LeFou,
"20.03.2017 17:51:52" montrealgazette.com Comey: FBI investigating links of collusion between Russia and Trump associates during 2016 campaign Comey acknowledged that the FBI does not ordinarily discuss ongoing investigations, but said he'd been authorized to do so given the extreme public interest in this case The FBI director won't give a timetable for completion, though: "This work is very complex."
"20.03.2017 17:50:15" montrealgazette.com After worst cargo season in years, St. Lawrence Seaway opens for shipping After the worst cargo season in years, shippers traversing the Great Lakes are expecting a rise in volumes this season as the St. Lawrence Seaway opened Monday, but not enough to give them cause to celebrate. "We need another China or an India or something like this to really get us back to a very, very upbeat shipping world."
"20.03.2017 17:50:07" driving.ca The little things can mean a lot when it comes to fine print Warranties and insurance are unforgiving if you make one small (or large) mistake without knowing the consequences driving.ca: Reading the fine print is especially important when it comes to insurance policies. http://ow.ly/3Sj430a5etA
"20.03.2017 17:17:39" montrealgazette.com First day of spring in Montreal: Smog warning issued "High concentrations of air pollutants" are expected to persist in the air until noon Tuesday. Breathe easy.
"20.03.2017 17:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Six days, six national parks Ori Nevares: The goal was to hit six U.S. national parks, but we only had six days to do it since Phil had a plane to catch. So we set off, crammed... Six days, six national parks: Four college kids cram into an old car for a whirlwind photography road trip. #travel
"20.03.2017 16:56:40" montrealgazette.com Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard aces penthouse purchase as Miami Open starts The first Canadian-born player to reach the singles finals at Wimbledon has her sights set on the Miami Open, which runs until April 2, and her new place in the city Take a peek inside the Westmount tennis star's new home in Miami
"20.03.2017 16:42:34" montrealgazette.com NFL great Dwight Clark says he has ALS, suspects football a cause Clark announced on Twitter that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease that attacks cells that control muscles. “I can't run, play golf or walk any distances. Picking up anything over 30 pounds is a chore.”
"20.03.2017 16:01:51" news.nationalpost.com Think you don't like beets? This salad offers a refreshing bright spot this time of year when we have had our fill of roasted roots and stews and are ready to move on to... Think you don't like beets? Try 'em with lemon-honey dressing, tangy yogurt and bright rounds of citrus. #life
"20.03.2017 15:35:02" ottawacitizen.com Boswell: Hockey and history – a few inconvenient facts about the 'NHL 100 Classic' Take a bow Gary Bettman, Eugene Melnyk and Jim Watson. You overcame certain practical and pecuniary challenges, finally figuring out the ultimate Canadian no-brainer: how to combine hockey and his… A few inconvenient facts, in the wake of the 100th anniversary NHL game, between Ottawa and Montreal in December
"20.03.2017 15:34:45" montrealgazette.com A Muppet with autism to be welcomed soon on 'Sesame Street' Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of kids on the spectrum, Julia is one of the gang.
"20.03.2017 15:04:25" montrealgazette.com Bob Dylan brings his Triplicate tour to Montreal Bell Centre June 30 Triplicate is his new album, available March 31, featuring Bob Dylan performing 30 American standards. The new album features the such classics as Stardust, Sentimental Journey and As Time Goes By
"20.03.2017 15:01:38" news.nationalpost.com McCord Museum resurrects forgotten fashion Fifty years after Montreal hosted a world's fair to mark Canada's centennial, Expo 67 is generally remembered for art, architecture and... Montreal's McCord Museum resurrects forgotten fashion moments of Expo 67. #travel
"20.03.2017 14:56:41" montrealgazette.com Beauty and the Beast banks the biggest March opening of all time, with a record-breaking female audience This places the Disney hit just above last year's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, which previously held the title for biggest March opening Not too shabby for a tale as old as time.
"20.03.2017 14:55:03" montrealgazette.com What Canada's tech gurus want from Trudeau's $800B 'innovation' budget Canada's tech community has been vocal since Trudeau's election about the need for changes in how the government deals with fast-growing companies These industry players have opinions on how to spend in an innovative way.
"20.03.2017 14:42:37" montrealgazette.com Judge orders SQ to hand over more information to defence in Contrecoeur trial A judge has ordered the Sûreté du Québec to hand over some additional information sought by former municipal politician Frank Zampino's defence. But most of the motion was rejected by the judge.
"20.03.2017 14:41:11" A new way to treat diabetes?
"20.03.2017 14:21:50" montrealgazette.com Holy shovelling, Batman! Caped crusader helps Montrealers dig out their cars The Dark Knight — or someone impersonating him — was caught on video roaming Montreal streets with a shovel after last week's big snowstorm. Pictured: His batshovel.
"20.03.2017 14:18:45" vancouversun.com Opinion: Paying people less isn't economic innovation Not long ago when we had stuff we didn't like we just dumped it in the river. It was super convenient and quick. Remember the garbage that set the Cuyahoga River ablaze in 1969? In this age of Uber, the future belongs to businesses and governments that understand that if you treat people like garbage, they'll catch on fire, too.
"20.03.2017 13:42:37" montrealgazette.com The U.S is getting more miserable, while Canada cracked the top 10 of the World Happiness Report Norway vaulted into the top position of the ranking of 155 countries. Canada came in the seventh spot, with the U.S. trailing behind in 14th Don't worry, we're still happy.
"20.03.2017 13:04:54" Hockey Inside/Out Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty sits near the top of the NHL scoring race. Our panel looks at this chances if winning the Maurice Richard Trophy this season.
"20.03.2017 13:01:04" montrealgazette.com Mass Effect Andromeda review: A galaxy without diversity is the ultimate evil BioWare's daring and imaginative sci-fi epic is loaded with topical, optimistic, and progressive themes, plus a requisite dollop of humdrum combat Andromeda follows the tradition.
"20.03.2017 12:59:57" montrealgazette.com Longueuil police investigate firebombing at Chambly Rd. home Longueuil police are at the scene of an attempted firebombing early Monday that targeted a residence on Chambly Rd. Police say they are trying to establish a motive behind the attack.
"20.03.2017 11:59:07" montrealgazette.com Germany denies Trump's claim it owes U.S. 'vast sums of money' The criticism echoed other experts, including former U.S. ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder. 'Trump's comments misrepresent the way NATO functions' 'NATO does not have a debt account,' notes Germany's defence minister.
"20.03.2017 11:30:21" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: All good news on the first day of spring Including: A celebrated teacher, kids in Car2Gos, the equinox live, and a very important popcorn-ball-heist update Happy Monday, friends, and happy spring. Let's get started on a lighter note, shall we?
"20.03.2017 11:29:06" montrealgazette.com Man arrested for impaired driving after woman dies in crash on Highway 720 A 26-year-old woman is dead and a 26-year-old man has been arrested for impaired driving after a car lost control on westbound Highway 720 at the Notre Dame exit in Montreal's Sud-Ouest boroug… The accident happened around 2 a.m.
"20.03.2017 10:48:59" montrealgazette.com Charges to be stayed in major Montreal Mafia bust Project Clemenza Reports say the decision to ask for a stay of proceedings is based on the manner in which some of the evidence was gathered against the accused. The stay will effect those charged with drug production, trafficking and importation, weapons possession, arson and kidnapping, reports say.
"20.03.2017 10:12:52" montrealgazette.com Car2Go to update Montreal fleet and offer five-person cars this year You'll be able to take children in Car2Go car sharing cars by the end of the year. Customers have been anxious to be able to take their children with them when they rent cars.
"20.03.2017 10:11:47" montrealgazette.com 50 years of Aislin: Jean Chrétien provided a wealth of caricature opportunities In this cartoon published in the Montreal Gazette on March 18, 2000. Terry Mosher (a.k.a. Aislin), imagines gregarious Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien leading leading a group of bewildered Ar… “Le petit gars de Shawinigan” was a colourful character who liked to refer to his humble origins.
"20.03.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: More sun in the picture today. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @robzechetto. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-46kT
"20.03.2017 03:34:48" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens gaining confidence under Claude Julien Coach Claude Julien has been teaching the Canadiens new habits since taking over from Michel Therrien on Valentine's Day, and the lessons are definitely sinking in. The player who has benefitted the most from Julien's lessons and the team's new habits is goalie Carey Price, who has a 9-3-0 record since the new coach arrived.
"20.03.2017 02:34:53" montrealgazette.com Canadiens beat Senators for second time in two nights to stay atop division Carey Price made 30 saves for his 32nd win of the season — and his eighth in his last nine games — as Montreal completed a weekend sweep of the Ottawa Senators… The win Sunday gives the Canadiens 90 points and a four-point lead over the second-place Senators in the Atlantic Division.
"20.03.2017 01:59:15" National Post Music Watch Canadian folk singer-songwriter, Basia Bulat in the National Post music studio.
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"19.03.2017 22:56:33" hockeyinsideout.com Liveblog: Ottawa at Canadiens A win over Ottawa at the Bell Centre Sunday night would lift the home side four points ahead of the Senators, who hold a game in hand. Mike Boone calls the action in his live game blog. Stream starts at 7 p.m.; puck drops at 7:40ish.
"19.03.2017 22:48:17" montrealgazette.com Jack Todd: If only Gretzky could teach Emelin about decision-making under pressure Gretzky is, with Bobby Orr, one of the two greatest players in the history of the game. Emelin is a hard-rock, stay-at-home defenceman — although of late, his play is more in the category of “E.T.,… Emelin's struggles are difficult to understand. He's never been Larry Robinson but he's been far better than this.
"19.03.2017 22:40:52" montrealgazette.com New student initiative launched to help people who feel threatened in bars The initiative is a variation of the "Angel Shots" approach that is already used in certain bars in the United States and the "Ask Angela" campaign in the United Kingdom. A Quebec student organization is hoping to cut down on the number of sexual assault and harassment cases that happen in bars surrounding universities.
"19.03.2017 22:29:03" National Post Music Soprano saxophonist Jane Bunnett covers Bill Withers' "Ain't No Sunshine" in the National Post music studio sessions.
"19.03.2017 22:02:56" montrealgazette.com After a life dodging trouble, Montreal man caught up in drug case fights to recover $200,000 life savings At 83, Jesse Goldstaub finds himself ensnared in a criminal drug case and fearing he might die without recovering life savings that he says were wrongly seized by the police Goldstaub counters that the money is the fruit of his labour and is asking the court to return it to him. A date for a hearing has not been set, but the prosecution is contesting his application.
"19.03.2017 21:59:21" montrealgazette.com St. Patrick's Day 2017: Montreal turns Irish as parade takes over downtown “It's amazing. There are so many people wearing green. I'm sure they're not all Irish, but I still think it's fantastic.” Sidewalks were filled with families and others, many dressed in green, and a party-like atmosphere overtook the side streets, where revellers spilled out of Irish pubs.
"19.03.2017 21:06:14" montrealgazette.com Jimmy Breslin, chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, dies at 88 In a writing career that spanned six decades, the columnist and author became the brash embodiment of the street-smart New Yorker, chronicling wise guys and big-city power brokers but always coming… Breslin, who died Sunday, was a fixture for decades in New York journalism, notably with the New York Daily News, and he won a Pulitzer Prize for pieces that, among others, exposed police torture in Queens and took a sympathetic look at the life of an
"19.03.2017 20:00:28" montrealgazette.com Five things feminists would like to see in Wednesday's federal budget OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made gender equality a priority for his Liberal government, arguing it makes good economic sense. "We know that when women are included and given the same opportunities as men ... it's a critical way that we can actually add tremendous growth to our economy," Labour Minister Patty Hajdu said in a recent interview. Feminists are hoping the federal
"19.03.2017 18:52:52" montrealgazette.com Montreal's winter: snowy, rainy and relatively warm Snowy, rainy and relatively warm. Montreal got more rain and snow than usual in the fall and winter, and temperatures have been above average. Here's a look at what Mother Nature delivered during the fall and winter in Montreal.
"19.03.2017 18:09:15" montrealgazette.com Celine Cooper: BBC interview mishap and the perils of working from home It's refreshing to see what the blurring of work and family life — a daily reality for many of us — looks like in real time. Celine Cooper: Yes, the video is funny. But it also exposes some of the behind-the-scenes work involved with producing those at-home (usually non-paid) interviews that you see on major news channels.
"19.03.2017 17:29:04" montrealgazette.com Squeaky Wheels: buses don't have snow tires, but still have traction Commuting questions answered. This week: winter tires for buses, and a potentially less costly elevator design for métro stations. There is no such thing as winter tires for buses. However, STM maintenance crews rebuild tires for the buses in the fleet by adding new rubber onto the old tires, and carving out the treads.
"19.03.2017 17:17:19" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Montrealers need new ways of looking at parks A visit to the Heart of the City conference in Calgary showed that there is much to learn from other cities. "What was most striking to me was how attitudes toward parks in many other cities differed so greatly from those seen here, where a top-down approach prevails."
"19.03.2017 16:57:34" Photos from Montreal Gazette's post Sláinte!
Photos from the St. Patrick's Day parade in downtown Montreal.
(Allen McInnis/Montreal Gazette)
"19.03.2017 16:37:16" montrealgazette.com Canadian wins $1M Global Teacher Prize for work with Quebec Inuit community A Canadian school teacher whose teaching philosophy underscores hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the most-coveted an… Maggie MacDonnell's perseverance to continue teaching in the remote village of Salluit, where many teachers leave their post midway through the year, made her a standout for the award.
MacDonnell created a number of programs for boys and girls, including
"19.03.2017 16:16:23" montrealgazette.com A seven-year-old is dead and a manhunt is underway for his stepfather for a separate stabbing Nathan Dumas died Saturday after being found wounded Thursday by his mother. Police in Ontario are searching for his stepfather, who is suspected of a stabbing at a bank A manhunt is underway after an Ontario mother found her seven-year-old son brutally wounded in her St. Catharines home.
"19.03.2017 16:09:48" montrealgazette.com Opinion: STM's commitment to universal access is clear Société de transport de Montréal chief executive officer Luc Tremblay takes exception to a recent article on transit-system accessibility. The STM responds to our March 11 article “Ticket to ride comes with frustration.”
"19.03.2017 14:40:30" montrealgazette.com Pro-sovereignty Quebecers hold rally as Bill 99 goes to court As the Quebec Superior Court prepares to decide the fate of Bill 99, pro-sovereignty political and entertainment personalities are holding a rally in Montreal Sunday. The federal government of Stephen Harper asked the court to invalidate Bill 99 in 2013. Quebec's National Assembly replied with a unanimous motion denouncing federal intervention and reiterating its support for the law.
"19.03.2017 13:58:32" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Bureaucratic malice belies Canada's welcome to refugees As a mom with two young kids, the Syrian refugee crisis hit me hard. I would be breastfeeding in the middle of the night, scrolling through the news on my phone, with tears streaming down my face. I saw my children in the heart-wrenching photos of Alan "As a mom with two young kids, the Syrian refugee crisis hit me hard. I would be breastfeeding in the middle of the night, scrolling through the news on my phone, with tears streaming down my face.
I saw my children in the heart-wrenching photos of Alan
"19.03.2017 13:28:25" montrealgazette.com Fitness: Is this the year we see a sub-two-hour marathon? Shaving even a few seconds off Dennis Kimetto's marathon record is a tall order, but that hasn't stopped running geeks around the world from trying. For an already elite pack of runners, who are surrounded by the best coaches, best gear and best training conditions, even a few seconds faster is a tall order.
"19.03.2017 13:02:54" montrealgazette.com The Lumineers light up the Bell Centre Anyone wondering why rustic folk and roots pop trio The Lumineers are playing arenas need only go see and hear them play an arena. “Last time we played here, it was at Metropolis, and the only reason we're here [at the Bell Centre] is because of you. So thank you,” said The Lumineers singer/guitarist Wesley Schultz as they ended their set.
The gratitude, to say the least, went both
"19.03.2017 12:24:27" montrealgazette.com 54-year-old man stabbed in Crescent St. bar Around closing time, the 54-year-old man was stabbed in the upper-body at a bar on Crescent St. near the corner of Ste-Catherine St. W. The man was stabbed around closing time and suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
"19.03.2017 12:00:22" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Tillerson meets with Chinese president, Kenney elected Alberta PC leader, Stabbing on Crescent St. While you were sleeping is an overnight rundown of daily headlines to get you started in the morning. While few details of his talks have been released, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to strike a cordial tone during his meetings in Beijing, in contrast to Trump's tough talk on Chinese economic competition during his presidential campaign.
"19.03.2017 11:37:37" montrealgazette.com From the archives: City ignored the lessons of a deadly hotel fire This story was first published on March 21, 2004, in the Montreal Gazette. ''On one side of the building a woman hanging from a window sill, swaying, as it were, with every gust of wind. ”On one side of the building a woman hanging from a window sill, swaying, as it were, with every gust of wind. … On the other side Guardian McCullough of No. 5 station assisting down from the fourth storey window five trembling, shrieking women, one by
"19.03.2017 11:36:18" montrealgazette.com Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90 NEW YORK — Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero Chuck Berry died Saturday in his home in St. Louis.
"19.03.2017 03:34:31" montrealgazette.com In the Habs' Room: Secondary scorers step up to secure shootout win in Ottawa OTTAWA — The lack of secondary scoring has been a sore point for the Canadiens over the second half of the season but the bit players stole the show Saturday as Montreal outlasted the Ottawa Senato… You can thank some hard work by some unsung heroes for the Canadiens' win tonight.
"19.03.2017 02:34:59" montrealgazette.com Mourners gather for funeral of RCMP constable Richer Dubuc, killed in Lacolle collision Officers from other police forces and first responders also joined the procession, which wound its way to a hangar on a military base southeast of Montreal where a funeral began for Richer Dubuc, w… Constable Dubuc was remembered as a dedicated family man at his funeral in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu on Saturday. Dubuc was killed near Lacolle in a collision.
"19.03.2017 02:06:17" montrealgazette.com Game Report: Canadiens win back-and-forth game with Senators in shootout Paul Byron and Alexander Radulov scored in a shootout to give the Canadiens a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators Saturday night at the Canadian Tire Centre. Well that was a wild ride. Do it again tomorrow?
"19.03.2017 01:31:11" montrealgazette.com McGill Martlets down UBC Thunderbirds 1-0 to advance to U Sports women's hockey gold game NAPANEE, Ont. — Tricia Deguire stopped all 17 shots she faced as the McGill Martlets blanked the UBC Thunderbirds 1-0 on Saturday to move on to the gold-medal game at the U Sports women's hockey ch… The Martlets made Sunday's national final, but the Stingers came up just short.
"19.03.2017 00:49:08" montrealgazette.com SQ arrests truck driver in Highway 13 traffic jam The Sûreté du Québec announced Saturday it has arrested a 57-year-old man linked to the traffic jam on Highway 13 on Tuesday that kept hundreds of drivers stuck for hours in a snowstorm. A truck driver's refusal to be towed off of Highway 13 has gotten him arrested by the SQ (who got blamed for allowing the situation to deteriorate during Tuesday's snowstorm).
"19.03.2017 00:43:48" montrealgazette.com Black man to file complaint after he says six Montreal police cars surrounded him to give him $48 ticket Fo Neimi, executive director of CRAAR, noted that his organization files 15 to 20 complaints of "racially biased conduct" against police each year. Six police cars and a $48 ticket for standing outside a car, says this man's complaint against the Montreal police.
"18.03.2017 18:54:32" montrealgazette.com ICYMI: A snowstorm, a plane crash and frequent gusts of Trump news The past week was dominated with news of a massive snowstorm, a forgotten Highway 13 in the middle of it, and the ensuing aftermath and inquiry. In case you missed it: Here are our top stories from the past week.
"18.03.2017 18:47:00" montrealgazette.com Checking In: Stratford's Bruce Hotel channels Shakespeare This impressive brick manor, built less than three years ago, has the air of a Tudor heritage property and includes clever nods to the Bard. Thinking about a road trip?
"18.03.2017 18:32:27" Trump meets Merkel in Washington Angela Merkel met with Trump yesterday, and it got a little awkward.
"18.03.2017 18:25:22" montrealgazette.com Flight school stumped by St-Bruno plane crash that killed a Chinese student pilot Cargair, the school that was training two pilots who crashed mid-air over a South Shore mall Friday, does not think mechanical problems, the weather or language barriers were factors in the acciden… Cargair, the school that was training two pilots who crashed mid-air over a South Shore mall Friday, does not think mechanical problems, the weather or language barriers were factors in the accident.
"18.03.2017 18:00:20" montrealgazette.com Trump denies having a bad meeting with Merkel then accuses Germany of owing 'vast sums' to NATO One day after meeting Merkel, Trump said the U.S. 'must be paid more for the powerful, and very expensive, defence it provides to Germany!' Trump and Merkel tried to sidestep their differences in their meeting at the White House on Friday, but it was punctuated by some awkward moments.
"18.03.2017 17:49:00" montrealgazette.com Bill Zacharkiw's Wines of the Week: March 17, 2017 Three to try: Reds from Spain and Australia and a white from France Let's see... Shopping list, SAQ bag ... and this list of wines to try.
"18.03.2017 17:46:10" montrealgazette.com Martine Ouellet says she'll make Energy East a priority as she's crowned Bloc Québécois leader Ouellet was elected by acclamation after the only other potential candidate, Felix Pinel, withdrew Monday lacking the necessary support to complete his leadership application. The former Parti Québécois MNA became independent to remain in the National Assembly until the end of her mandate in October 2018.
"18.03.2017 17:09:32" montrealgazette.com Couillard sells his 'beautiful budget' at Drummondville assembly Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard affirmed his government will present a "beautiful budget" which will symbolize "newfound hope" in his Liberal party here on Saturday. Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says his Liberal government represents both change and the experience required to manage the province in an uncertain global context.
"18.03.2017 16:34:27" montrealgazette.com Montreal's fifth homicide of 2017: Body found in Anjou parking lot Montreal police said the body of an unidentified man discovered Saturday morning in a parking lot in Anjou is the fifth homicide of the year. The bloodstained body of the man, in his 40s or 50s, was lying on the floor of a car with visible injuries.
"18.03.2017 15:06:11" montrealgazette.com Former student demonstrators launch $6M class action against Quebec City The demonstrators' lawyer accused Quebec City police of making arrests in an arbitrary manner and said that legal proceedings against them were not carried out within a reasonable delay. The class action demands about $15,000 for each of the protesters.
"18.03.2017 14:47:46" montrealgazette.com Almost half of snow cleared in Montreal but Sud-Ouest, CDN-NDG still lag Just under half – 47 per cent – of the snow that fell during this week's storm has been hauled away, according to the city of Montreal. Some boroughs continue to lag far beyond others, according to figures on the city's website on Saturday morning.
At the bottom of the list: the Sud-Ouest borough, where only 25 per cent of snow has been cleared.
"18.03.2017 14:44:01" montrealgazette.com Emma Richler takes family name into uncharted literary waters The daughter of Mordecai Richler firmly establishes her own identity with her long-awaited third novel, Be My Wolff. "Talking in the atrium of a sleek modern hotel on Sherbrooke St. W., the writer pointed out, unbidden, that we were sitting two short blocks east of Le Château, the venerable upscale apartment building where her parents lived for 20 years," Ian McGillis
"18.03.2017 13:48:47" montrealgazette.com Conservative Party expels nearly 1,400 members after three leadership campaigns allege fraud Kevin O'Leary on Thursday issued a bombastic statement alleging "vote rigging." The Andrew Scheer and Chris Alexander campaigns have also expressed concerns. The Conservative Party announced Friday that “an expedited review” had found that 1,351 memberships had been registered illicitly and would be tossed from the rolls.
"18.03.2017 13:35:47" montrealgazette.com Alberta's Progressive Conservatives to pick a new leader Saturday The leadership vote at the Calgary Convention Centre could very well be the death knell for the party that ruled the province for 44 years, with frontrunner Jason Kenney... By Saturday evening, Albertans will know the next leader of the province's Progressive Conservative party.
"18.03.2017 13:32:11" montrealgazette.com New poll shows Québec solidaire gaining on Parti Québécois with arrival of Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois A new poll indicates the arrival of former student leader Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois on the political scene is helping Québec solidaire take support away from the Parti Québécois. The Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois effect: Québec solidaire's popularity is rising.
"18.03.2017 12:54:50" montrealgazette.com St-Bruno plane crash: Controller tried to contact pilot four times Seconds before the fatal collision between two small aircraft above the Montreal suburb of St-Bruno, the air-traffic controller at the St-Hubert Airport tried to contact one of the pilots four time… Seconds before the fatal collision between two small aircraft above the Montreal suburb of St-Bruno, the air-traffic controller at the St-Hubert Airport tried to contact one of the pilots four times.
"18.03.2017 12:44:21" montrealgazette.com Canada's Tory leadership race: Meet the new Maxime Bernier The man who once cultivated a playboy image and famously left sensitive government documents at his girlfriend's home has changed. This is a different Maxime Bernier, wiser and more cautious than the man who once cultivated a playboy image and played fast and loose with his career.
"18.03.2017 12:41:00" montrealgazette.com Theatre: Peter Brook looks death in the eye in Battlefield The nonagenarian theatre legend's main collaborator Marie-Hélène Estienne talks about their latest project: a minimalistic coda to their celebrated adaptation of The Mahabharata. Of the two Montreal shows based on the Mahabharata, the lion's share of anticipation will be for Battlefield, mainly because it's the latest offering from legendary international director Peter Brook.
"18.03.2017 12:04:16" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Man shot at Paris airport, China calls for 'cool-headed' relations with North Korea, Syrian rebels evacuate Homs neighbourhood While you were sleeping is a daily roundup of overnight headlines to get you started in the morning. The same man fatally shot early Saturday at Orly airport in Paris after stealing a soldier's gun had lightly wounded a police officer at a traffic stop in a northeastern Paris suburb earlier in the day, said Bruno Le Roux, France's interior minister.
"18.03.2017 11:38:22" montrealgazette.com Josh Freed: Montrealers put on special display of niceness in a crisis Tuesday's monster storm brought with it dozens of stories of strangers helping one another out in a pinch. Josh Freed: A city of strangers become a community for 24 hours, showing niceness in crisis — and solidarity in the storm.
"18.03.2017 11:30:10" montrealgazette.com Canadiens vs. Senators, 7 p.m.: Five things you should know Top spot in the Atlantic Division is up for grabs as teams face off in back-to-back games this weekend. The puck drops at 7 p.m.
"18.03.2017 11:28:49" montrealgazette.com Man killed after trying to grab Paris airport soldier's gun ORLY, France - A man was shot dead Saturday after wrestling a soldier to the ground at Paris' Orly Airport and trying to take her rifle, officials said. No one else in the busy terminal was hurt, but thousands of travellers were evacuated and flights were Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux said the man was linked with a carjacking earlier in the morning in a northern Paris suburb and that police and intelligence services know who he is.
"18.03.2017 04:16:08" National Post Music Watch The JUNO Awards nominated artist Coleman Hell in the National Post music studio performing an unplugged version of "Fireproof".
"18.03.2017 03:19:20" montrealgazette.com Monopoly board game ditches boot, wheelbarrow, thimble More than 4.3 million voters from 146 countries weighed in on which tokens they wanted to see in future versions of the property-acquisition game. The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place will be a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin and a rubber ducky.
"18.03.2017 02:53:00" montrealgazette.com Second Draft: Snowstorm made for a very long train ride to Toronto What ordinarily was a 16-hour journey, back in 1869, took Grand Trunk railway passengers fully 62. Past or present, we can't seem to escape the snow
"18.03.2017 00:02:16" montrealgazette.com Hudson's annual St. Patrick's parade ready to roll Saturday The parade starts at 1 p.m. at the corner of Côte St-Charles and Main Rd. The Town of Hudson is expected to double in size Saturday when a crowd of 10,000 is expected to attend the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.
"18.03.2017 00:00:00" montrealgazette.com Cowan: Cancer changed outlook on life for Canadiens' Brandon Davidson At age 20, the defenceman was diagnosed with testicular cancer after being drafted by the Edmonton Oilers. Canadiens defenceman Brandon Davidson is fighting for a regular spot on the Canadiens' blue line, but he has already won a much more important battle in his life.
"17.03.2017 23:00:00" montrealgazette.com National hoops championship a perfect ending for McGill's Jenn Silver There's a saying that if you want something to get done, ask a busy person. The 23-year-old medical student is a perfect example. Jenn Silver's university basketball career came to an end last Sunday when the McGill Martlets won their first-ever national championship with a 66-55 victory over Laval in Victoria, B.C.
"17.03.2017 22:38:58" montrealgazette.com Quebecer Alex Harvey wins sprint gold at World Cup finals in Quebec City Alex Harvey is the new king of the Plains of Abraham. Alex Harvey drew a huge ovation from his home fans as he passed Norway's Finn Haagen Krogh on the final turn to win the free sprint event at the World Cup finals on the hilly battlefield memorial park on Friday.
"17.03.2017 22:38:00" montrealgazette.com When pigs flew and tempers flared: The volatile 1977 Montreal concert that inspired The Wall Pink Floyd's show on July 6, 1977 marked the first concert at the unfinished Big O, and with attendance estimates between 80,000 and 100,000. "My friends and I had seen Pink Floyd twice before, so we knew the smoke could get pretty thick down front — and that was exactly where we parked ourselves," Wayne Larsen writes.
"17.03.2017 22:30:00" montrealgazette.com Opinion: The Trump trajectory There are reasons to think that the worst – full-fledged political tyranny – cannot possibly occur. The thing is, we don't know what is going to happen. Discomfort over the Trump presidency is based not so much on how awful many of his decisions seem but on the bigger issue of whether his presidency spells the end of liberal democracy in the United
"17.03.2017 21:28:36" montrealgazette.com YMCA to stay in Guy-Favreau Complex for at least one more year Community members and local politicians had been calling on the federal government to intervene and come up with a solution. The YMCA centre located in the Guy-Favreau Complex will stay open for at least another year after receiving a last-minute reprieve on Friday.
"17.03.2017 21:11:58" montrealgazette.com Don Macpherson: Quebec is ready for a politician like Donald Trump — and so is English Canada Results of a poll commissioned by Radio-Canada suggest widespread alienation among both Quebecers and other Canadians. Poll results seem likely to encourage identity politics, Don Macpherson says.
"17.03.2017 19:22:39" montrealgazette.com Editorial: There's no excuse for Highway 13 snow storm screw up One of the most fundamental roles of government is to see to citizens' safety and security. In this, public authorities failed miserably. When a screw up of this magnitude occurs, it is usually because several things went wrong at once; a perfect storm, so to speak.
"17.03.2017 19:00:30" news.nationalpost.com Best five cities for street food From crispy mussel pancakes in Bangkok, Thailand to freshly-baked simit in Istanbul, Turkey, taking it to the streets is one of the best ways to... Which city has the world's best street food scene? A look at the top five destinations for curbside bites. #life #travel
"17.03.2017 18:33:18" montrealgazette.com 73-year-old woman dies after being hit by snow removal vehicle She had been walking in a St-Michel supermarket parking lot Friday at about 10:40 a.m.
"17.03.2017 18:00:39" news.nationalpost.com Type 2 diabetes can be cured in four months The researchers said the program worked because it gave the insulin-producing pancreas 'a rest and decreases fat stores in the body, which in turn... Type 2 diabetes can be cured in four months — if you cut calories and exercise, research shows. #health
"17.03.2017 17:21:39" montrealgazette.com One dead after two small planes collide, crash at Promenades St-Bruno The police confirm that at least three more were injured in the incident at the shopping centre, which is being evacuated We are updating as new information comes in
"17.03.2017 17:17:18" montrealgazette.com 'No murder in empathy and compassion,' Michel Cadotte's lawyer argues 'If we talk about assisted death we talk about compassion, we talk about kindness, we talk about empathy, we talk about dignity. And there's no murder in empathy and compassion" Cadotte is charged with the murder of his wife, Jocelyne Lizotte, a woman whose request for medical assistance in dying was turned down.
"17.03.2017 16:43:57" montrealgazette.com Senators, Canadiens to mark NHL centennial on outdoor ice Dec. 16 The game, at Ottawa's TD Place, will be take place almost 100 years after Ottawa hosted Montreal in 1917 If you like your hockey cold and historic, save this date on your calendar
"17.03.2017 16:42:16" montrealgazette.com Opposition challenges Coderre's version of Highway 13 mess At least one person on the highway tweeted her plight directly to the mayor as early as 10:30 p.m. Tuesday The tweet reads: “Still stuck on the autoroute, stranded in a bus, no help coming, children, elderly people”.
"17.03.2017 16:30:49" news.nationalpost.com Best brown bread, traditional potato pancake Nutty, hearty, and at its best slathered in the Emerald Isle's trademark golden butter. Irish brown bread is a special loaf indeed Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the best Irish brown bread and other country cooking classics from Ireland. #life
"17.03.2017 16:09:51" montrealgazette.com Bill Zacharkiw: A new generation for Quebec's cider industry Cider is becoming cool? It's about time, Bill Zacharkiw says Attending the 10th edition of the Mondiale des Cidres, Bill writes: "I was there to taste, but I was struck by the age of the packed crowd. Most seemed to be under 30."
"17.03.2017 16:02:38" montrealgazette.com Highway 13: New chronology sheds light on chaos behind the scenes A new Transport Quebec chronology has been released, following the city's report. More details on the apparent chaos behind the scenes on Tuesday and early Wednesday.
"17.03.2017 16:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Make it a star vacation You're dying to get away over March break — perhaps the beach or maybe a city or ski trip — but it's hard to decide where to go Six places to enjoy March break like a celebrity. #travel
"17.03.2017 15:59:00" montrealgazette.com The Right Chemistry: Phosphate additives in food, and your health Phosphates are essential for health, and occur naturally in plants and animals. But too much of a good thing can be a problem. Mmmmmm bacon. But maybe don't be eating it while you tuck into this story and video.
"17.03.2017 15:39:47" montrealgazette.com Highway 13 fiasco: 'We were all alone, working with no help,' tow truck operator says "All over the island, truckers were saying, 'That's not my problem. I don't need a tow truck, I need someone to clean the snow'." Any other night trucks would have been out there in five minutes. But the night of Montreal's big snowstorm wasn't like any other.
"17.03.2017 15:35:32" montrealgazette.com Theatre review: Montreal burns in slave tragedy Angélique, smoulders in sex comedy Honesty Rents by the Hour Black Theatre Workshop and Tableau D'Hôte co-produce a powerful tale of historical injustice, while Infinithéâtre reprise a modern-day take on sex and prejudice. Our critic Jim Burke looks at two shows: Lorena Gale's historical drama about an 18th-century slave tortured and executed, followed by a delightful gem from Michael Milech. Curtains up!
"17.03.2017 15:30:43" news.nationalpost.com Craft beer in Ireland With all due respect to Guinness, you can enjoy a pint of the stuff in more than 120 countries; so if you're in Ireland, try seeking out craft beer... In honour of St. Patrick's Day, visit these 5 pubs for the best of #Ireland's craft beer scene. #travel
"17.03.2017 15:06:43" montrealgazette.com Dogs of Montreal: Meet Chubbz Where are the best places for dogs and their owners to walk? How dog-friendly is a district? Find out every week in Dogs of Montreal and follow this feature on Instagram. Stylin'.
"17.03.2017 15:01:19" news.nationalpost.com Embracing the art of hygge one bite at a time Meatballs turn up in many cultures, says the author of Scandinavian Comfort Food, who offers her grandmother's meatballs (frikadeller) with an... Meatballs go Scandinavian. #life
"17.03.2017 14:53:36" montrealgazette.com Borough mayor Russell Copeman blames residents for slow snow clearing But the comment from the major of Montreal's most populous borough was greeted with storm of criticism “Citizens and private contractors ... dumping snow from their entrances on sidewalks and roads along with the continuing snowfall have limited the efficiency of our operations.”
"17.03.2017 14:51:29" montrealgazette.com Montreal police seek suspects after construction waste dumped in parking lots Police say the cost of cleaning up after each incident varied between $4,000 and $18,000. Have you seen this truck?
"17.03.2017 14:45:10" business.financialpost.com Downsizing her $3 million family home key to upsizing this woman's... Even if the woman, who predictably lives in B.C., sells she can still buy a $2 million house and invest the rest Just a year from retirement, this woman has 83% of her wealth tied up in her $3 million home. What should she do? #business
"17.03.2017 13:40:27" montrealgazette.com Top 50 Irish proverbs and sayings you should know for St. Patrick's Day May you live to be 100 years, with one extra year to repent.
"17.03.2017 12:13:06" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: The Irish edition, with a side order of Pacioretty Including: How Irish can you get, a fake-news slavery fact check, and possibly reinforcing a drunken stereotype Good morning, Montreal.
"17.03.2017 11:42:25" Hockey Inside/Out Find out what our panel thinks about the Canadiens' turnaround under the new head coach and more on this week's HI/O show.
"17.03.2017 11:04:57" montrealgazette.com St. Patrick's Day 2017: Several events surround annual parade in Montreal The parade is only one of several events organized yearly throughout what the United Irish Societies Of Montreal considers “Irish Season.” How to paint the town green.
"17.03.2017 10:58:48" montrealgazette.com Poll gives Couillard government a failing grade on Highway 13 fiasco While Quebec plans to launch an inquiry into what went wrong during Montreal's big snowstorm, an poll suggests Quebecers have already reached a verdict. No one comes out of this poll unscathed.
"17.03.2017 10:58:01" montrealgazette.com Expo 67 fashion flashback at the McCord Museum: Preserving the look of Man and his World Viewing the exhibition, a realization dawns: the time of relative gender equality in fashion was still a few years in the distance in 1967 Montreal. From hostess uniforms to catwalk items to accessories and more.
"17.03.2017 10:46:35" montrealgazette.com Integration remains a challenge for Syrian refugees: researchers More than a year after landing in Canada, many Syrian refugees are still having trouble integrating, according to government data and researchers who have studied the issue. Researchers are examining the "integration journey."
"17.03.2017 10:45:23" montrealgazette.com St. Patrick's Day: Woman traces Irish roots in Montreal back to early 1820s “In doing all of this, you quickly discover how small, and yet how large, Montreal's Irish community really is,” said Kim Hogan. With little more than approximate years and a few surnames to work from, Kim Hogan slowly started tracing her family's lineage.
"17.03.2017 10:35:25" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: It's up to citizens to challenge electoral map The mayors and councils of west-end municipalities and boroughs are forming a united front against changest to the electoral map, but it's up to citizens to mount the a challenge. You want change? Help make it happen.
"17.03.2017 10:34:52" montrealgazette.com Restaurant review: Gambling on L'Atelier de Joël Robuchon pays off Montreal Casino restaurant delivers in spades with delectable and beautifully plated dishes, a varied wine list and professional staff. Our reviewer gives it 3½ stars out a possible four. Find out why.
"17.03.2017 10:05:33" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: Sunny and thankfully no snow. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-460F
"17.03.2017 02:37:22" montrealgazette.com Expect more traffic difficulties in Montreal over the weekend Turcot Exchange: The access ramp from Highway 15 to Highway 720 East/Downtown will be closed from Friday at midnight to Monday at 5 a.m. Montreal motorists can expect another weekend of roadwork and road closures.
"17.03.2017 01:50:01" montrealgazette.com Snow clearing under way across Montreal. Guess who's winning and losing? Speed of operations varies widely across the city, with different challenges faced among various boroughs. In the race to clear city streets — call them the snowlympics, if you will — Outremont was ahead of the pack Thursday night at 29 per cent of roads cleared.
"17.03.2017 01:09:05" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Max Pacioretty as handy with a shovel as a stick Captain stops to help dig a stranger's care out of a snowbank on the team's day off. Max Pacioretty has a good shot at winning the Maurice Richard Trophy this season as the NHL's top goal-scorer, but he should already win a Good Guy Trophy for what he did on Wednesday.
"17.03.2017 00:30:03" montrealgazette.com Highway 13: How a minor problem snowballed into a fiasco Here's what we know about how the Highway 13 imbroglio unfolded. A picture is starting to emerge from the blowing snow that left hundreds of drivers stranded on Highway 13 in the middle of Montreal for, in some cases, almost 13 hours overnight Tuesday to Wednesday.
"17.03.2017 00:00:01" montrealgazette.com Canadiens prepare for high-intensity games vs. Senators this weekend Teams play three times over an eight-day span and the matches will go a long way toward deciding who wins the Atlantic Division. Steve Ott is a newcomer to the rivalry between the Canadiens and the Ottawa Senators but he has a good idea of what to expect when the teams meet in back-to-back games this weekend.
"16.03.2017 23:31:01" montrealgazette.com Keith Urban is on a mission to woo Montreal music fans Astonishingly enough, nearly two decades after Urban's first album, he's never played a concert in Montreal. Keith Urban came to Montreal this week to help create a little hype around the announcement that he will be playing his first-ever concert here, at the Bell Centre Aug. 12.
"16.03.2017 23:00:00" montrealgazette.com Rivalling the storm of the century This week's blizzard ranked up there with the so-called “storm of the century” of March 3-5, 1971. Was this week's storm a record-breaker?
"16.03.2017 22:00:00" montrealgazette.com Montreal homelessness fundraiser braves the cold and snow As Montreal surrendered to a March blizzard, some hearty souls braved the elements to raise awareness and funds for the city's homeless.
"16.03.2017 21:00:01" montrealgazette.com The Gardener: Documentary offers inside look at Cabot Gardens The Gardener, which opens Friday at Cinéma du Parc, is an audio-visual immersion into the world-renowned 15-acre private garden in the Malbaie. Sébastien Chabot's first reaction upon visiting Les quatre vents, aka Cabot Gardens, was, “Am I still on Earth?”
"16.03.2017 20:46:30" montrealgazette.com Former Montreal cop who sold information to Hells Angel is denied full parole The Parole Board of Canada made the decision earlier this week. Instead, it decided to extend Roberge's day parole, which was first granted last summer. Benoît Roberge, the former Montreal police detective who was caught selling information about ongoing investigations to a Hells Angel, has been turned down in his request for full parole as he continues to serve a prison term of more than seven years.
"16.03.2017 20:22:25" National Post Music Throwback to 2014 , when The Last Internationale visited us in the National Post music studio.
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"16.03.2017 20:18:12" montrealgazette.com Canada introduces rules for recreational drone users OTTAWA - Canada is bringing in strict measures and fines for recreational users of drones. Transport Minister Marc Garneau on Thursday announced restrictions to curb the number of incidents in which recreational drones have come too close to planes, which has more than tripled since 2014.
"16.03.2017 20:00:35" news.nationalpost.com Tastes like chicken Memphis Meats says it has produced "the world's first clean poultry" – chicken and duck grown in a lab from harvested cells Tastes like chicken: Lab-grown poultry could shake up the meat industry. #life
"16.03.2017 19:59:48" National Post Music Bobby Bazini dropped by our studio to perform his hit 'C'est La Vie'
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"16.03.2017 19:16:56" montrealgazette.com Man who tossed ex-girlfriend from balcony sentenced 7 years in prison Marie-Josée Truchon fell several metres and was in a coma for several days. Prosecutors had asked for a 15-year sentence.
"16.03.2017 19:00:49" news.nationalpost.com Cheese lovers take note It's the green, green grass of Ireland that contributes to the character of the superior-quality dairy products. As Laura Brehaut discovered, Irish... Cheese lovers take note, Irish farmhouse cheeses are worth a trip in themselves. #travel
"16.03.2017 18:19:55" montrealgazette.com Lesley Chesterman: The best hamburgers in Montreal Lesley Chesterman did the legwork and came up with the 15 best burger spots in and around Montreal: 4 favourites and 11 discoveries The quest for the Holy Grail of burgers is endless. But start with these.
"16.03.2017 18:06:23" Hockey Inside/Out Top spot in the Atlantic division is up for grabs this weekend.
"16.03.2017 18:00:42" news.nationalpost.com In the wilds of Mongolia You can go hours, even days, without seeing another human while travelling through Mongolia's countryside In the wilds of Mongolia: Horses, sand dunes and stargazing. #travel
"16.03.2017 17:42:58" montrealgazette.com Digging out after Montreal's big snowstorm: Where we stand As the city winds up its snow-clearing machine, here's where we stand. We'll update this story until things return to normal.
Just four more days till spring!
"16.03.2017 17:05:44" montrealgazette.com What happened on Highway 13 during the Montreal snowstorm? "The first problem that occurred was when the truckers refused to collaborate (with being towed). ... It seemed they didn't want to be held responsible for such an operation." How did this whole thing start? We have some answers.
"16.03.2017 17:05:09" montrealgazette.com How to prepare in case you're stranded in a car for hours When setting out on the road in winter, make sure your cell phone is fully charged and your tank full of gas Are you (and your vehicle) prepared in case of emergency?
"16.03.2017 17:00:46" news.nationalpost.com What to cook now This beef and rice bowl that makes just enough for two, and takes just 35 minutes to whip up What to cook now: Something salty and sweet, with a little heat and meat. #life
"16.03.2017 16:57:33" A preview of Lance Stroll's F1 debut Quebec driver Lance Stroll will make his F1 debut on March 26 and has just completed testing in Spain: http://bit.ly/2mwX1y9 Here's a look at some of his testing, good and bad, for Williams Racing.
"16.03.2017 16:37:42" montrealgazette.com Matthew Perry says he once beat up Justin Trudeau when they were kids Years later, Trudeau has gone on to become none other than Prime Minister, which Perry happily takes credit for "I'm not bragging," he says. Sure you're not.
"16.03.2017 16:37:06" montrealgazette.com Visual Arts: Exploring Art Souterrain — Montreal's underground museum Founder and director has transformed Art Souterrain from a chance encounter in the Underground City to a focused art exhibition Now that's easy on the eyes.
"16.03.2017 16:36:45" montrealgazette.com Man charged with shooting dépanneur owner in face renounces right to bail hearing Jacques Bolduc has served a combined 35-year sentence for a series of violent crimes that began in the 1970s. He faces charges including three related to an armed robbery during which Wei Xie was shot in the face.
"16.03.2017 16:00:48" news.nationalpost.com Stretching out in Parrot Cay Parrot Cay features homes owned by the rich and famous that are available to rent. "It's a kind of La La Land," says Nadia Razak, Parrot Cay... Indulge the senses with yoga, massages at exclusive retreat in Turks and Caicos. #travel
"16.03.2017 15:00:34" news.nationalpost.com Regulator clears naturopath in meningitis death Ezekiel Stephan died from the brain inflammation in March 2012, after the parents had for days treated the 19-month-old with non-medical, natural... Regulator clears naturopath in Alberta boy's meningitis death that saw parents criminally convicted. #health
"16.03.2017 14:07:50" montrealgazette.com Banking watchdog to review consent practices after report of aggressive sales tactics at TD The FCAC says it is concerned about allegations that bank employees were breaking the law to meet sales goals A consumer watchdog has expressed concern over a CBC report about TD.
"16.03.2017 14:05:50" montrealgazette.com Three women lose sight after Florida clinic injects stem cells into their eyes to improve their vision The women, in their 70s and 80s, paid $5,000 to be treated for age-related macular degeneration. All suffered detached retinas "They were blinded by the next day."
"16.03.2017 13:21:38" montrealgazette.com Swiss International Air Lines converting CSeries orders to larger CS300 Swiss currently operates a fleet of six CS100 aircraft after its most recent delivery from Bombardier this month The airline made the announcement Thursday.
"16.03.2017 13:09:25" montrealgazette.com Elderly man found dead inside snow-covered car in LaSalle Police responded to a 911 call after passersby spotted the man in a car on 16th Ave. near Centrale St. Police believe he suffered some kind of illness while removing snow from his car.
"16.03.2017 13:06:26" montrealgazette.com Keith Urban hits Bell Centre in August for his first Montreal concert Keith Urban brings his Ripcord World Tour to the Bell Centre Saturday, Aug. 12, a first concert appearance for him in Montreal. Keith Urban's first concert in Montreal happens this August.
"16.03.2017 13:04:32" montrealgazette.com Transat AT says higher fuel prices, weak dollar hampering bottom line Transat says fluctuations in the Canadian dollar and higher fuel costs have hampered its attempts to return to sustainable profits. Transat's net loss equalled 87 cents per share and its adjusted loss was 98 cents per share.
"16.03.2017 13:01:04" montrealgazette.com Transit riders in Outaouais look for Plan B as bus drivers, mechanics walk off "It's cold and the sidewalks are not great," a commuter says.
"16.03.2017 12:44:41" montrealgazette.com Letter bomb explodes at IMF in Paris after low-grade explosives sent to German Finance Ministry One person was injured. Staff from the IMF office were evacuated and armed military officers and police guarded the area It is unclear who sent the explosive, which injured one person.
"16.03.2017 12:43:21" montrealgazette.com PQ calls for independent inquiry into Highway 13 fiasco after Montreal storm The PQ leader says the "people who get paid to ensure the safety of Quebecers" failed in their duty during the blizzard. “Quebecers feel, with reason, that their government let them down,” he said.
"16.03.2017 12:14:26" montrealgazette.com Restructuring at Yellow Pages shows signs of trouble Sales of $818 million last year were half the total in 2009 as online revenue fails to make up for lost print dollars Yellow Pages, synonymous with the thick phone book once widely delivered to Canadian homes, faces similar structural problems as other media companies.
"16.03.2017 12:00:01" montrealgazette.com Sûreté du Québec busts alleged tax fraud ring The SQ launched a series of early morning raids in Montreal, Gatineau, Cowansville, Boisbriand and Ontario after a two-year investigation. This comes after a two-year investigation.
"16.03.2017 11:53:44" montrealgazette.com Canada Goose to take flight on stock markets in Toronto, New York Canada Goose, whose winter jackets have been made famous by the likes of Daniel Craig and Kate Upton, is going public today on stock markets in Toronto and New York. The company will trade in Toronto and New York under the symbol GOOS.
"16.03.2017 11:50:08" montrealgazette.com Trump budget: Defence spending a priority over agency money President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes… Thursday's scheduled budget release will upend Washington.
"16.03.2017 11:49:29" montrealgazette.com Trump policies more attractive to business than Canada's, Air Canada CEO says "My sense of the border dynamics between Canada and the U.S. is that it won't become more complicated, indeed it may well become more transparent from a commercial perspective." Canadian airlines will be hurt by plans to introduce a carbon tax and may suffer if the government's intention of privatizing airports raises costs, the CEO says.
"16.03.2017 11:20:56" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Assimilation, not Ontario, plus groundbreaking tech for kids Also: The absurd of morphing Anne of Green Gables into Little Orphan Annie, and a great popcorn ball heist Some things you might have missed, and a fabulous giant bubble.
"16.03.2017 11:20:29" montrealgazette.com CBC's 'Anne' shows darker past of 'accidental feminist' from Green Gables The chatty Canadian dreamer that is Anne of Green Gables is internationally beloved for her cheery qualities: a big imagination, bold spirit and… What do you think? Is it time to see the darker side of Anne?
"16.03.2017 10:33:11" montrealgazette.com Concert review: Arcade Fire brings the hits to Kanpe Kanaval They didn't play any new songs, but they sure did bring it. Were you there? How was it?
"16.03.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: A brighter forecast today. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @robzechetto. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-45Qy
"16.03.2017 02:45:55" montrealgazette.com Anglophones are helping newcomers integrate and that's good for Quebec: QCGN “English-speaking Quebecers, by and large, are the poster children for integration,” Sylvia Martin-Laforge said. Efforts by Quebec's anglophone communities and institutions to help English-speaking newcomers successfully integrate into Quebec society should be financially and politically supported by the Quebec government, the director general of the Quebec
"16.03.2017 02:31:17" montrealgazette.com Montreal anti-police-brutality march ends mostly peacefully An estimated 150 people took to the streets to speak out against deaths in police custody or in clashes with police. Montreal's 21st annual march against police brutality lasted about two hours on Wednesday night with no arrests made, despite certain cases of mischief and assault reported by the Montreal police.
"16.03.2017 01:50:28" montrealgazette.com Trump's revised travel ban blocked by judge in Hawaii U.S. President Donald Trump called the ruling an example of “unprecedented judicial overreach” and said his administration would appeal it to the U.S. Supreme Court. Hours before it was to take effect, President Donald Trump's revised travel ban was put on hold Wednesday by a federal judge in Hawaii who questioned whether the administration was motivated by national security concerns.
"16.03.2017 00:00:02" montrealgazette.com Snowed-in Montrealers take the storm in stride Outside the city centre — where high winds and snow stranded hundreds of commuters along the highway overnight — the storm brought life to a halt. “Milk,” she said, before collapsing into a snowbank. It was supposed to be a jaunt to the store but in the midst of a blizzard that paralyzed sections of the city Wednesday, the errand escalated into a Homeric quest across Pointe-St-Charles.
"15.03.2017 23:48:09" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Embedded — a snow day survival guide This column is the product of working from home on a snow day while trying to entertain two healthy (read: rambunctious) kids. Not every parent can work from home. The bus driver, the call-centre employee and the ICU nurse must report for duty, no kids in tow.
"15.03.2017 22:57:37" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Carey Price needs more help from teammates The all-star goaltender saw his six-game winning streak come to an end with Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Blackhawks. Claude Julien's swarming defensive system is obviously working for the Habs, and it has certainly helped Carey Price. But the Canadiens simply need to score more goals since even Price can't maintain a .964 save percentage forever.
"15.03.2017 20:41:29" montrealgazette.com Centaur opens season with a hockey legend, closes with Tremblay's trans heroine Opens with Playing With Fire about hockey champ Theo Fleury, closes with Michel Tremblay's Hosanna The 49th season's opening face-off is a one-man show, performed on ice by Shaun Smyth, about the triumphant, sometimes traumatic, life of Saskatchewan-born hockey champ Theo Fleury.
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"15.03.2017 20:09:20" Schools and universities cancelled classes, and Montreal dug out after a storm dumped more than 40 centimetres of snow.
"15.03.2017 20:06:53" montrealgazette.com Centaur opens season with a hockey legend, closes with Tremblay's trans heroine Opens with Playing With Fire about hockey champ Theo Fleury, closes with Michel Tremblay's Hosanna Here's what's on tap for the 2017-18 season
"15.03.2017 20:04:59" montrealgazette.com Gloves are off for Goon sequel, proud Canadian Jay Baruchel says Last of the Enforcers is violent and politically incorrect — and that's the point, says director, a fan of Canada, hockey and the Habs Jay Baruchel talks to Brendan Kelly about his sequel, his love of hockey and, um, a "moral grey area”?
"15.03.2017 19:47:37" montrealgazette.com The Lumineers take it to another level on their first arena tour The Lumineers play rootsy acoustic-based music and now they're taking it to bigger venues with their first headlining North American arena tour. In May, they open for U2 on Joshua Tree tour In the midst of their first headlining North American arena tour, Lumineers singer-songwriter-guitarist Wesley Schultz said things have been going just swimmingly for the band in these much bigger venues.
"15.03.2017 19:42:24" montrealgazette.com Opinion: All votes in Quebec should have equal weight Quebec's new electoral map not only perpetuates an injustice against urban Quebecers and minorities, but deepens it. Hampstead Mayor Bill Steinberg takes issue with Quebec's new electoral map. What is your view?
"15.03.2017 18:53:36" montrealgazette.com Two men dead after being stuck in their car overnight near Montmagny Harsh weather foiled several rescue attempts during the snowstorm When SQ reached the location early Wednesday, they found three other cars and three survivors
"15.03.2017 18:35:59" montrealgazette.com U.S. charges Canadian, Russians with massive Yahoo data breach Russian government agents paid Karim Baratov and an alleged accomplice to hack U.S. Internet companies in one of the largest data breaches in history, U.S. authorities alleged Karim Baratov, a Canadian and Kazakh national, was arrested by the Toronto police fugitive squad Tuesday morning in Ancaster, Ont., in connection with a hack of 500 million Yahoo and Gmail accounts.
"15.03.2017 18:25:45" montrealgazette.com Guest column: Renegotiating NAFTA could benefit consumers It's time to bone up on some Latin. De Minimis. It means “trivial things.” It may be an obscure phrase, but it is anything but a trivial issue. It refers to the value of shipments that are allowed to enter Canada duty- and tax-free. There is a lot at stake for Canadian consumers, and especially for the increasing number who shop online.
"15.03.2017 18:24:40" montrealgazette.com Canadians need to get active As we approach the announcement of the next federal budget in Canada, I am poised to start a new career through medical school. What the federal government and I, as a ParticipACTION Board Member with a future in medicine, have in common is that we are Prescribing exercise should be an integral and important part of the work physicians do.
"15.03.2017 18:23:46" montrealgazette.com 'Canada is back' is meaningless “Canada is back, my friends,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau famously declared at the Paris climate summit back in November 2015 We're helping the UN meet its lofty obligations where it really matters, with pretty much the same gusto as Canadian governments have always managed to muster. Which really isn't all that much.
"15.03.2017 18:15:19" montrealgazette.com Paula Simons: Too easy to blame new wave of anti-Semitic threats on Donald Trump Will you stay quiet, keep your head down and hope the trolls don't eat you next? Or will we stand together, a bulwark against hate? It would be nice if we could just blame this ugly spate of bomb threats made against Jewish community centres across Canada, including Calgary, on people who were inspired by America's “alt-right” extremists.
"15.03.2017 18:03:50" National Post Music Award-winning Toronto duo USS [UBIQUITOUS SYNERGY SEEKER] stop by the National Post music sessions studio.
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"15.03.2017 18:01:11" news.nationalpost.com Move over unicorn macarons Toast is Adeline Waugh's canvas. The Florida-based food stylist, photographer and recipe developer is the creator of mermaid toast, the latest... Move over unicorn macarons. There's a new whimsical, most Instagrammable food… and it's made with algae. #life
"15.03.2017 17:19:17" montrealgazette.com Stranded on Highway 13: I'll get to the bottom of this, Mayor Coderre says A clearly unhappy Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre says he intends to get to the bottom of how 300 vehicles — and their occupants — were stuck on the lanes of southbound Highway 13 for close to 14 hours Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. Meanwhile, the transport minister has ordered a report into how hundreds of vehicles were stranded.
"15.03.2017 17:15:05" montrealgazette.com Man charged in major drug bust can't leave jail to attend brother's funeral Mihale Leventis has been detained since his arrest in December 2012 and his younger brother, Anastasios, 39, a resident of the St-Laurent borough, was fatally shot in Toronto on January 30 of this … Leventis was charged in 2012 and is in jail awaiting his trial.
"15.03.2017 17:01:26" news.nationalpost.com In Maryland, follow Harriet Tubman's footsteps A new visitors' centre in Maryland explores the history of one of the state's most famous figures, the Underground Railroad conductor, abolitionist... In Maryland, visitors can follow Harriet Tubman's footsteps at a new Underground Railroad centre. #travel
"15.03.2017 16:01:36" news.nationalpost.com Soul-satisfying soups "Empathy, that's the main objective," Barbara Massaad says. “It's about raising awareness that people are suffering. And these people are not so... How a humanitarian cookbook project is raising funds for Syrian refugees. #life
"15.03.2017 16:00:23" montrealgazette.com Jay Baruchel didn't want to make 'Goon' sequel 'for cynical reasons' Six years after the hit Canadian hockey film "Goon," the bloody bruisers are back pulling no punches for a comedy sequel. "We didn't need to make this movie. We wanted to."
"15.03.2017 15:45:07" news.nationalpost.com Why hast thou forsaken us, Lucky Peach? "Lucky Peach" – the food quarterly spearheaded by Momofuku's David Chang – will likely shutter in May, Eater reports Why hast thou forsaken us, Lucky Peach? Chef David Chang's food quarterly seems likely to end in May. #life
"15.03.2017 15:30:49" How a federal budget gets passed Your money at work: It is the most important thing the government will do all year: Here's how it's done
"15.03.2017 15:23:16" montrealgazette.com Photos: Scenes from the blizzard of March 2017 Here is a collection of scenes from the blizzard that is hitting Montreal and the rest of eastern Canada as well as New York, Washington and northeastern U.S. Scenes from the maelstrom so far
"15.03.2017 15:11:02" montrealgazette.com Don't call 911 unless it's an emergency: Urgences Santé The staff at Urgences Santé would prefer that you think twice before dialling 911. Please call 811 unless it's really an emergency.
"15.03.2017 15:01:27" news.nationalpost.com Affordable Vancouver Like any big city, Canada's west coast hub can be a little on the expensive side. But also like any big city, there are plenty of affordable things... Affordable Vancouver: Five things to do under $50 in Canada's west coast hub. #travel
"15.03.2017 14:39:36" What should we call Montreal's big March snowstorm?
"15.03.2017 14:36:16" montrealgazette.com Stranded on Hwy. 13: 'I'm lucky my colleagues bailed me out' During Tuesday night's snowstorm in Montreal, 300 vehicles— and their occupants — were stuck on Highway 13 for close to 14 hours. Were you trapped last night? Are you home safe?
"15.03.2017 13:57:51" montrealgazette.com Quebec to test emergency alert system Wednesday afternoon Quebec's public safety department will conduct a test of its alert system Wednesday at 2:55 p.m. Don't be alarmed this afternoon.
"15.03.2017 13:48:08" montrealgazette.com Canadian household debt creeps up to another record in fourth quarter The amount Canadians owe compared with how much they earn has hit another record high. The increase came as income rose by 1.1 per cent, while household credit market debt gained 1.2 per cent.
"15.03.2017 12:46:39" montrealgazette.com Snow day in Montreal: How to keep the kids from going (stir) crazy Most Montreal schools and daycares have declared a rare snow day. That's a special thing for kids, but parents know it's going to get real, real fast. Time to pull out all the stops. What's your trick for keeping snow day fun?
"15.03.2017 12:46:03" montrealgazette.com Lack of transfer plan could doom small Quebec businesses Almost 60 per cent of Quebec's small firms are poised to change hands in the next decade, yet only 10 per cent have a formal leadership plan “The problem is that owners don't let go."
"15.03.2017 12:45:33" montrealgazette.com Medical marijuana facility takes root in Pointe-Claire Aurora Cannabis is on the verge of opening a 40,000 square foot cannabis production facility on Hymus Blvd. in Pointe-Claire. “I have a tremendous sense of mission," says an Aurora Cannabis exec.
"15.03.2017 12:44:54" Snow closes Highway 13 South as people abandon their cars.
"15.03.2017 11:23:27" montrealgazette.com Quebecor reports $123.3M profit for Q4; revenue up 2.6% from year before Quebecor Inc. is reporting a profitable fourth quarter, erasing a loss that the media and telecommunications company experienced in the final quarter of 2015. That compared with a $34.8-million loss in the fourth quarter of 2015.
"15.03.2017 11:01:29" montrealgazette.com The last blast? Montreal schools closed, flights cancelled after huge snowstorm Montreal woke up to more than 36 centimetres of snow and though the weather watch had ended, the snow was expected to keep falling. How's your commute looking?
"15.03.2017 11:00:39" montrealgazette.com Home delivery of Wednesday's Montreal Gazette will be late Home delivery of the Montreal Gazette Wednesday edition will be late, due to the extreme weather conditions. Your paper will be a bit late today, but keep checking back here for all your news.
"15.03.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: More white stuff in the forecast. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @vesia514. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-45EN
"15.03.2017 10:05:50" A quick walk in the morning snow.
"15.03.2017 04:01:00" montrealgazette.com Blizzard proof! A spadeful of tips for safe snow shovelling Sure, you know how to shovel. But do you know how to shovel safely? Try to tell a Montrealer how to shovel and prepare to get a frigid death stare in return.
"15.03.2017 02:35:12" montrealgazette.com Canadiens' late comeback effort falls short against Blackhawks The visitors grabbed a 3-0 lead before Montreal made it interesting by scoring twice late in the third. An empty-net goal sealed the loss. Châteauguay's Corey Crawford continued his mastery of the Canadiens as he led the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-2 win over Montreal Tuesday night at the Bell Centre.
"15.03.2017 01:57:27" montrealgazette.com Chemical spill keeps motorists stuck on Highway 20 for 5 hours The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. not far from the Ontario border, and just a few kms from another accident that saw three trucks collide and burst into flames. Highway 20 was closed for at least five hours when a tanker truck collided with another, spilling 20,000 litres of bleach onto the highway.
"15.03.2017 01:19:35" montrealgazette.com City approves more work that's over budget for 375th anniversary "It's a small file, but it illustrates the city's improvisation with the 375th anniversary," Projet Montréal councillor Émilie Thuillier said. Projet Montréal party says a new 375th anniversary contract that's 32 per cent over the city's estimated price is emblematic of how the city has managed to drive up its own costs for the anniversary.
"15.03.2017 01:09:59" montrealgazette.com Lester B. Pearson School Board, EMSB and CSDM closed Wednesday The Lester B. Pearson School Board will close all schools, adult & vocational centres and daycares on Wednesday due to the snowstorm. Montreal's public school boards closed Wednesday.
"15.03.2017 00:56:12" Walking through the snow storm that cancelled school, wreaked havoc on roads.
"15.03.2017 00:00:30" montrealgazette.com Owner of Lachine factory that employed Syrian refugees ordered extradited on fraud charges "In truth, while Amoun Pita existed, it did virtually no business," the documents allege. Facing fraud charges in Connecticut, the owner of a Lachine bread factory praised for employing Syrian refugees last year has been ordered extradited to the United States.
"14.03.2017 23:32:16" montrealgazette.com MUHC officially rejects health merger proposals The MUHC consulted more than 150 people, including doctors, nurses, union representatives, patients and volunteers. Although the report rejects the merger proposals, it does call for "strengthening… No more health mergers. That's the conclusion of an exhaustive internal consultation by the McGill University Health Centre examining proposals to have the MUHC fall under the authority of a new mega health organization.
"14.03.2017 23:00:03" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Andrew Shaw has bizarre between-periods ritual The routine ends with the forward putting the knob of his stick on the ground and doing a 360-degree turn around it. Whack! Whack! Whack! Whack! Whack! Whack! Whack! While standing outside the Canadiens' locker room with Sportsnet's Kyle Bukauskas for a second-intermission interview last Thursday night in Calgary, there were suddenly some startling noises coming from
"14.03.2017 22:36:30" hockeyinsideout.com Liveblog: Chicago at Canadiens Stanley Cup preview? OK, let's not get ahead of ourselves. Mike Boone's live blog of Tuesday's matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and the Chicago Blackhawks at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
"14.03.2017 22:01:17" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Cartoon draws wrong response from Philippe Couillard The premier of Quebec has a right to dislike Jean-Marc Phaneuf's newspaper caricature, but not to censor it. Is editorial cartoonist Jean-Marc Phaneuf's depiction of Premier Philippe Couillard stoning former Liberal MNA Fatima Houda-Pepin on International Women's Day fit to print in a regional weekly newspaper?
"14.03.2017 21:26:56" montrealgazette.com Chaos on Quebec roads as winter storm blows in As a severe winter storm took hold of southern Quebec Tuesday afternoon, numerous collisions were reported in and around Montreal and heading west into Ontario As a severe winter storm took hold of southern Quebec Tuesday afternoon, numerous collisions were reported in and around Montreal and heading west into Ontario
"14.03.2017 21:09:55" National Post Music Watch The Elwins in the National Post music studio.
"14.03.2017 21:00:37" news.nationalpost.com Dorie Greenspan's infinite cookie-verse "Cookies are endlessly fascinating. I could have gone on forever because once you start playing with cookies you realize what the possibilities... In honour of Pi Day, make Dorie Greenspan's pumpkin whoopie pies with dulce de leche filling. #life
"14.03.2017 20:48:37" montrealgazette.com EMSB loses another experienced administrator A senior administrator at the English Montreal School Board is leaving his post because of ongoing conflicts with the board's chairperson. In November, Angelo Marino was one of 12 senior EMSB administrators who signed a letter sent to the council of commissioners complaining that the chair and vice-chair were too meddlesome.
"14.03.2017 19:41:33" montrealgazette.com 'Mass casualty response' after chemical spill, pile-up closes Highway 401 A multi-vehicle collision led to a chemical spill on Highway 401 near Brockville on Tuesday. Ontario police confirmed a “serious collision involving transports” along Highway 401 westbound lanes early afternoon, in which a corrosive material spilled onto the road
"14.03.2017 18:50:52" montrealgazette.com SNL 'Weekend Update' segment gets summer prime-time run LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Saturday Night Live" gets the summer off, but "Weekend Update" will keep the political satire coming in prime time. NBC said Tuesday that four episodes of "Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update" will air at 9 p.m. Thursday starting Aug. 10.
"14.03.2017 18:18:30" montrealgazette.com Bloc Québécois leadership: Who is Martine Ouellet? Here's what you need to know about Martine Ouellet. Martine Ouellet, who twice failed to win the leadership of the Parti Québécois, is expected to take over the Bloc Québécois by acclamation on Tuesday.
"14.03.2017 18:05:36" hockeyinsideout.com Game Day: Nathan Beaulieu will be healthy scratch for Canadiens vs. Blackhawks For the first time this season, defenceman Nathan Beaulieu will be a healthy scratch for the Canadiens when they meet the Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday night at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., SNE, RDS, TSN Radio 690). After enjoying an off-day Monday following a four-game road trip, the Canadiens were back on the ice Tuesday in Brossard for a morning skate and Beaulieu was the odd man out on the blue line, losing his spot in the lineup to Brandon Davidson.
"14.03.2017 18:01:29" news.nationalpost.com Sushi in Pyongyang? Kenji Fujimoto, a Japanese sushi chef famous for working for North Korea's late leader Kim Jong Il, has opened a sushi restaurant in the capital Sushi in Pyongyang? A Japanese chef has opened a rare restaurant in North Korea. #travel
"14.03.2017 18:01:25" montrealgazette.com Montrealers love thrifting, and these Kijiji numbers prove it Montreal came in No. 3, after Calgary and Edmonton, as the city most involved in the second-hand economy, according to a survey by Kijiji. Montreal is No. 3 in Canada when it comes to buying, selling, trading and donating used items, Kijiji says.
"14.03.2017 17:57:32" montrealgazette.com Quebec to table 'prudent' spring budget on March 28 The 2017-18 budget will be a "stay the course" budget and if there are spending increases, they will go directly into the health and education sectors. “The days of Quebec in the red are over and over for good,” finance minister says.
"14.03.2017 17:57:06" montrealgazette.com Dan Delmar: Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois is too divisive to be a sovereignist saviour From PKP to GND, the rudderless movement continues to be incapable of pitching a big enough tent. GND and PKP may be on opposite ends of the left-right political spectrum, but they have at least one thing in common, Dan Delmar suggests.
"14.03.2017 17:29:35" March snowstorms in Montreal are not uncommon Montreal could see 25 centimetres of snow by Wednesday morning, and 30 to 50 cm in central Quebec: http://bit.ly/2mWNhRL. While people hope spring weather is right around the corner, Montreal receives an average of 36 cm of snow each March. Here's a look
"14.03.2017 17:15:39" montrealgazette.com Opinion: A fiscally responsible Quebec would invest in expertise Cutting the government payroll may look fiscally responsible, but it increases outsourcing costs and increases the risk of corruption. The Fraser Institute was wrong to suggest that Quebec government employees are overpaid in relation to the private sector, says David Bernans of the Syndicat de professionnelles et professionnels du gouvernement du Québec (SPGQ).
"14.03.2017 17:12:50" montrealgazette.com Class-action lawsuit launched against Canopy Growth over pesticide in marijuana HALIFAX - A Halifax-based law firm has launched a class-action lawsuit against Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) and its subsidiary Mettrum over recalls of medical marijuana that contained unauthorized pesticides. It alleges that Mettrum breached its contract with consumers and that its development, distribution and sale of medical marijuana was negligent.
"14.03.2017 17:12:19" montrealgazette.com St. Patrick's Day 2017: Adding up the numbers for Sunday's parade There will be 3,000 people participating in the March 19 parade, which will have a special focus on First Nations Ready?
"14.03.2017 17:00:45" news.nationalpost.com A new (Canadian) bible for baking Cookbook author and pastry chef Daphna Rabinovitch traces her love of baking squarely back to her childhood home in Ottawa Happy Pi Day! Celebrate with a satiny smooth chocolate cream pie. #life
"14.03.2017 16:49:41" montrealgazette.com City opposition seeks reprieve for downtown YMCA | Montreal Gazette The head of the official opposition at Montreal city hall has written to the federal government seeking a reprieve for the YMCA branch at the downtown Guy Favreau Complex. The Y says the proposed rent increase would force its closure
"14.03.2017 16:36:48" montrealgazette.com Now hear this: Loud sound may pose more harm than we thought Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent research may have found an explanation for problems like his, something called "hidden hearing loss." Hello? HELLO?
"14.03.2017 16:15:40" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Shopify's partly right on free speech Let's begin by applauding the CEO's willingness to engage on the issue recently.
"14.03.2017 16:01:27" news.nationalpost.com Myanmar's ex-colonial capital captivates Despite the intrusions of modern technology and being Myanmar's fourth largest city, Mawlamyine still maintains an air of distance from the world's... Myanmar's ex-colonial capital of Mawlamyine captivates with faded glory. #travel
"14.03.2017 15:40:02" montrealgazette.com Couche-Tard reports rise in net income, revenue for third quarter The convenience store operator says it had $287 million U.S. of profits in its fiscal third quarter, up from $274 million in the comparable period last year. Outside Quebec, Couche-Tard is switching its global brand to Circle K.
"14.03.2017 15:39:11" montrealgazette.com Ian Mulgrew: Criminal trial delays creating justice crisis Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould is facing the biggest test of her rookie career In the wake of the game-changing Supreme Court of Canada R. v Jordan ruling on trial delays last July, more than 800 accused criminals have walked — including individuals charged with murder and child sexual offences.
"14.03.2017 15:31:49" montrealgazette.com Andrew Coyne: Politicians need to forget about polls and do the right thing Let's suppose these polls are genuine reflections of current public opinion. That's no answer at all to the question: Are they right to think so?
"14.03.2017 15:30:01" montrealgazette.com Mystery solved: Here's why a goat was behind the wheel at the Ottawa Hospital She looked over, and there it was: a goat at the steering wheel of the grey van beside her, staring back. Sometimes you just have to bring your goat on errands.
"14.03.2017 15:25:22" montrealgazette.com Petition for bilingual road signs in Quebec reaches National Assembly A petition calling for road signs to be bilingual, which has gathered nearly 7,000 signatures, will be formally tabled Tuesday. The government can act or ignore the petition, as it is in no way binding.
"14.03.2017 15:24:54" montrealgazette.com McGill basketball teams in spotlight for brutal hazing allegation A male student says he was the victim of a violent and booze-filled hazing incident in 2015 that involved both teams. In the wake of winning a national title, the McGill men's and women's basketball teams are in the spotlight again.
"14.03.2017 15:23:09" montrealgazette.com 2013 LaSalle double murder trial begins Altamond LIttle is accused of killing Marjorie Dammier and Maxime Berthiaume Calado in October 2013. Superior Court Justice Michel Pennou has advised the jury that the trial will last about eight weeks and is scheduled to end in May.
"14.03.2017 15:10:13" National Post Music Joel Plaskett & Bill Plaskett came by our studio to perform 'The New California'
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"14.03.2017 15:07:30" montrealgazette.com Nadeau-Dubois confirmed as Québec Solidaire candidate in Gouin riding Next step for the 26 year old is to be approved during March 26 nomination meeting Still waiting for a date for the by-election, but it must happen by June 19.
"14.03.2017 15:02:01" National Post Music Four-time JUNO Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Officer of the Order of Canada, soprano saxophonist/flautist Jane Bunnett brings her assembly of all-star Cuban musicians to the NPMusic studio. The sextet which includes herself cover Bill
"14.03.2017 15:01:23" news.nationalpost.com Best brown bread, traditional potato pancake Nutty, hearty, and at its best slathered in the Emerald Isle's trademark golden butter. Irish brown bread is a special loaf indeed Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Irish country cooking classics. #life
"14.03.2017 14:15:30" montrealgazette.com How to celebrate Pi Day in sweet and savoury ways Pi Day is celebrated March 14 — that's 3.14 — and combines two favourite geek things — that's math and pie. Here's your slice of pi.
"14.03.2017 14:00:57" montrealgazette.com More tourists loved Montreal more in 2016 2016 was a good year for Montreal tourism-related industries and 375th anniversary plans promise to continue the trend Tourists love us. They really really love us (3.5% more visitors, 5.8% more spending)
"14.03.2017 13:18:25" montrealgazette.com New Brunswick premier finds love at the pizza parlour as blind date leads to engagement Brian Gallant, Canada's youngest premier, posted the news Monday in both official languages on his Twitter feed: 'Karine said yes' A love story with extra cheese.
"14.03.2017 13:17:28" montrealgazette.com Longueuil mother suspected of 'renting' her daughter to 61-year-old man A mother of a nine-year-old girl has been charged with allegedly accepting money in exchange for allowing her child to be sexually assaulted, Longueuil police said Tuesday. Longueuil police are urging anyone with information on Marc Clermont to contact them at 450-463-7211.
"14.03.2017 12:50:10" montrealgazette.com Workplace headscarf ban not discriminatory, EU's high court determines The EU's Court of Justice says that banning Muslim headscarves in the workplace does not constitute "direct discrimination." The decision applies to private business, but clarifies a long-standing question in the EU.
"14.03.2017 12:49:15" montrealgazette.com Victim drives himself away after shooting in Ahuntsic An 18-year-old man was the victim of what appears to be a targeted shooting, then himself away from the scene after being hit. Shot in the leg, the victim got to his car and drove away.
"14.03.2017 12:47:46" montrealgazette.com Valeant shares hit a new low before the market open following Pershing's departure Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals plunged about 13% Tuesday morning.
"14.03.2017 11:50:19" montrealgazette.com Félix Pinel won't run for Bloc Québécois leadership Félix Pinel won't be running for the leadership of the Bloc Québécois because he has not collected enough signatures on his nomination papers, he says. He says the party is preventing a real race by cutting 30 days out of the time to sign nomination papers
"14.03.2017 11:33:59" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Record distributor stops spinning; a moose on the loose Also: A former police chief will crack down on corruption in St-Jérôme, and Canadian Girls Guides will explore the world, not just the U.S. Here's the best and brightest — including this great picture from the Holi celebrations in Mumbai.
"14.03.2017 10:32:43" montrealgazette.com Winter storm warning: Heavy snow, zero visibility A winter storm watch was upgraded to a winter storm warning by Environment Canada as a low-pressure system from the U.S. made its way to Montreal. Days till spring: 6.
"14.03.2017 10:31:33" montrealgazette.com Canadiens vs. Blackhawks, 7:30 p.m.: Five things to know The Habs and Blackhawks boast 8-2-0 records in their last 10 games. Only the Calgary Flames (9-0-1) have a better record over that stretch. The game's tonight. Here's what you need to know.
"14.03.2017 10:31:00" montrealgazette.com McGill-born technology aims to revolutionize headphones, speakers Ora's technology uses graphene, a 'wonder material' that has yet to fulfill its promise Hey, listen to this.
"14.03.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: Tough sledding today. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @montrealdiaries. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-45sj
"14.03.2017 03:25:36" montrealgazette.com DEP record distributor closing its doors DEP president Maurice Courtois explained that the company's bankruptcy was related to the closing of HMV stores and the reduced sales in the industry. DEP record distributor will close its doors said its president, Maurice Courtois, on Monday at the company's Montreal office.
"14.03.2017 00:05:49" montrealgazette.com Brexit creeps closer: British parliament votes to give PM power to start split from EU Once the bill receives royal assent - which should happen within hours - May will be free to invoke Article 50 of the EU's key treaty, triggering two years of exit negotiations. Britain lurched closer to leaving the European Union Monday when Parliament stopped resisting and gave Prime Minister Theresa May the power to file for divorce from the bloc.
"14.03.2017 00:03:53" montrealgazette.com Brendan Kelly: Mixed reviews unlikely to dampen enthusiasm for Another Brick in the Wall – The Opera Critical reaction to Another Brick in the Wall - The Opera was mixed but tickets are selling like hotcakes and it's set to play in the U.S. The standing-room-only crowd at Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier Saturday night gave the Opéra de Montréal's adaptation of Pink Floyd's rock-opera The Wall a rousing welcome and the evening ended with a standing ovation that only got more intense when The Wall
"13.03.2017 23:42:36" montrealgazette.com Jacques Duchesneau to head St-Jérôme's Office of Integrity BIPA was created following revelations of a system of collusion through which four engineering firms divvied up professional service contracts under former mayor Marc Gascon. While announcing the creation of the BIPA or office of integrity Monday, Stéphane Maher, the mayor of St-Jérôme, also confirmed Duchesneau's nomination as associate director of the municipality's police department.
"13.03.2017 23:35:39" montrealgazette.com New immigrants' adoptive child stuck in Iran With a deadline of March 17, Iranian mother has appealed to Quebec Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil – who is also her MNA in NDG – to issue a Certificat de Sélection du Québec on a "humanitarian"… Azam Jabbari and her husband are now permanent residents in Canada and the official adoptive parents of Payman, now at the top of his class.
"13.03.2017 23:33:28" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: How not to reform the electoral map The redrawing of Quebec's electoral map is not only a slap in the face to minority communities, including anglophones, it represents a failure to recognize the clout of Montreal as a city and an … The process of redrawing Quebec's electoral boundaries has, perhaps predictably, turned into a mess.
"13.03.2017 23:09:17" montrealgazette.com A cold, snowy Montreal winter is setting in. Are you ready? There's a little more harsh weather headed out way. Here's your shovelling, driving and power-failure survival guide. Despite the fast-approaching 'official' end of winter, Andy Riga's handy guide to safe driving and shovelling (among other things) will come in handy when the blizzard hits. Bundle up and stay safe.
"13.03.2017 23:00:32" montrealgazette.com Montreal lawyer hopes to sue McDonald's for advertising to children Joey Zukran is the lawyer heading a petition for a class-action lawsuit against the multinational restaurant chain. A Montreal lawyer is hoping to take on McDonald's for what he says is a violation of Quebec's law banning advertisements towards children.
"13.03.2017 22:00:02" montrealgazette.com Laval tight end Antony Auclair shows he can play hurt at his pro day The Laval Rouge et Or tight end went through his paces before 17 NFL scouts despite suffering a pulled hamstring roughly 10 days ago. For the majority of football players, a pro day is an opportunity to show off their athleticism. On Monday, Antony Auclair used his to display his grit and toughness.
"13.03.2017 21:46:21" montrealgazette.com 'Big Bang Theory' gets spinoff about Sheldon's early years LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "The Big Bang Theory" is getting a spinoff about genius Sheldon's early years. CBS said Monday that "Young Sheldon" will air this coming season.
"13.03.2017 21:37:20" montrealgazette.com Cystic fibrosis patients in Canada have longer median survival than in U.S.: study TORONTO - Canadians with cystic fibrosis have a median lifespan a decade longer than their U.S. counterparts and researchers on both sides of the border are trying to figure out why there's such a dramatic survival gap between the two countries. After taking into account factors like patient age and disease severity, researchers found the risk of death among people with CF was 34 per cent lower in Canada than in the United States.
"13.03.2017 21:27:02" montrealgazette.com Girl Guides of Canada cancelling U.S. trips because of 'uncertain' entry rules The organization says it decided to cancel future trips because of uncertainty over whether all of its members would equally be allowed to enter the U.S. The statement says provincial advisers on international travel will contact a small number of groups that were already approved for trips to the United States about how they should proceed.
"13.03.2017 20:55:02" montrealgazette.com Congress' analysts on Trumpcare: 14M would lose coverage under GOP health bill Nonpartisan analysts project that 14 million people would lose coverage next year under the House bill dismantling former President Barack Obama's health care law. The estimate is a blow to Republicans. Monday's estimate by the Congressional Budget Office says there would be 24 million more people uninsured in the U.S. by 2026 than under Obamacare.
"13.03.2017 19:18:28" montrealgazette.com Sun Youth asks public to nominate young people for annual bike giveaway program "Do you know of a young person in the Montreal area between the ages of 3 and 17 who did something that deserves to be highlighted and rewarded with a new bike, a safety helmet and a bike lock?" T… The Sun Youth Organization is asking the public to nominate young people between the ages of 3 and 17 for its 33rd Annual New Bike Giveaway program.
"13.03.2017 18:42:45" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Project on old Montreal Children's Hospital site should be scaled down It turns its back on heritage, adds no real green space, does nothing to attract young families and the buildings proposed are too tall. Westmount Mayor Peter F. Trent takes issue with the proposed development for the former site of the Montreal Children's Hospital.
"13.03.2017 18:28:11" montrealgazette.com Quebec weekly removes cartoon depicting premier stoning ex-colleague Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard says he found the cartoon in poor taste but that his staff didn't request its removal Jean-Marc Phaneuf says he sees nothing controversial in his cartoon.
"13.03.2017 18:24:59" National Post Music Catch The Franklin Electric performing 'Burning Flame' in our #NPMusic studio #NPSessions
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"13.03.2017 18:16:54" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Caisse's REM train isn't what West Island commuters need The proposed Caisse de dépôt REM train — at least that part of it to the airport, West Island and Deux-Montagnes — should not be built. Do you commute between the West Island and downtown? What do you think?
"13.03.2017 18:01:18" news.nationalpost.com Say goodbye to luxury yoga pants The message from Paris: It's time to look polished again, and show a little effort Say goodbye to luxury yoga pants: Fashion wants you to try harder this fall. #life
"13.03.2017 17:57:44" montrealgazette.com Mandy Moore stages a revival in This Is Us, playing her most fitting role: America's sweetheart 'It's a dream. After all this time, it hasn't been easy, but this felt and feels right' "It's a dream. After all this time, it hasn't been easy, but this felt and feels right.”
"13.03.2017 17:35:17" montrealgazette.com Montreal flights cancelled as U.S. Northeast shuts down ahead of storm Dozens of flights at Montreal's Trudeau airport were grounded Monday afternoon ahead of an expected winter storm. Check your flight before heading to the airport, just to be safe.
"13.03.2017 17:30:27" news.nationalpost.com Carleton University ditches scales In an online forum, one person wrote that the scale 'had it coming' because it was a terrible liar. Another suggested the centre should also ban... Carleton University ditches scales at fitness centre 'to move away from focusing solely on body weight.' #health
"13.03.2017 17:01:35" news.nationalpost.com Want to race from China to Paris? A vintage-car race from the Great Wall of China to the Place Vendome. What could possibly go wrong? Want to race a vintage Porsche from China to Paris? This couple can tell you how. #travel
"13.03.2017 16:41:36" business.financialpost.com Canada takes its $3 billion video game industry seriously as it pushes... At the week-long Game Developers Conference, a federal delegation works the crowd to link small studios with global publishers for a shot at gaming stardom. #business
"13.03.2017 16:39:02" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: It wasn't pretty but Canadiens return home in first place At the end of the season, they don't ask how — they just ask how many points in the NHL standings. The Canadiens are now two points ahead of Ottawa in the Atlantic Division, but the Senators hold two games in hand. Next up: hosting Chicago Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
"13.03.2017 16:34:47" montrealgazette.com Disappointment, concern, but no surprise over immigration poll 'The problem is, what do we mean by Canadian values?' “Trump has been elected and Marine Le Pen is doing very well. We knew this would have an impact on our debate.”
"13.03.2017 16:34:45" National Post Music Montreal's Patrick Krief covers John Lennon's "Grow Old With Me" in the National Post music studio.
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"13.03.2017 16:30:22" news.nationalpost.com Gluten-free diets enhance risk of T2D Researchers behind the new study suggest that people who are not coeliacs should reconsider limiting their gluten intake Gluten-free diets adopted by rising number of consumers enhance risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to a Harvard study. #health
"13.03.2017 16:01:38" news.nationalpost.com Sweet appeal Bananas are fine to eat raw, but I think they really shine when cooked. They become sweeter, yet also acquire a certain tang Sweet appeal: The longer they age, the tastier bananas are for cooking. #life
"13.03.2017 15:58:38" montrealgazette.com 100 tow trucks to honour Saskatchewan driver killed in four-vehicle crash About 100 tow trucks are expected to converge on two highways in Saskatchewan's southeast to honour a driver killed in a four-vehicle crash. Highway honours
"13.03.2017 15:36:09" montrealgazette.com Video: Chilly chickens? No more, thanks to these knitters A plucky group of retirees in suburban Boston has hatched a plan to keep poultry warm during the New England winter. While the rest of us scramble to prepare for the snow storm hitting the east coast Monday night, these guys are ready
"13.03.2017 15:30:20" news.nationalpost.com The $25,000 taco ... that no one will order The "world's most expensive taco" will run you US$25,000 at Grand Velas Los Cabos Resort Please allow us to introduce you to the $25,000 taco … that no one will order. #life
"13.03.2017 15:25:03" montrealgazette.com Scarlett Johansson skewers first daughter Ivanka Trump in faux perfume ad on SNL 'A feminist, an advocate, a champion for women, but like how? ... Complicit: The fragrance for the woman who could stop all of this but won't' "She's powerful. She's complicit.”
"13.03.2017 15:18:25" montrealgazette.com Canada takes its $3 billion video game industry seriously as it pushes sector to new levels At the week-long Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, a Canadian delegation works the crowd to link small studios with global publishers for a shot at gaming stardom “The world owes a little bit of a debt to the Canadian government for what the Canada Media Fund has done in helping jump-start a lot of really amazing games,” said Seattle-based Chris Charla.
"13.03.2017 15:01:24" news.nationalpost.com Dutch treat A rainbow sea of 30,000 tulips and other blooms will stretch seemingly into the horizon as a canopy of 6,000 cut and dried flowers floats overhead... Dutch treat: Philadelphia Flower Show celebrates endless flower fields of Holland. #travel
"13.03.2017 14:54:29" montrealgazette.com This sucks: McDonald's reinvents the straw It might have started as a straw-dog proposal, but then aerospace and robotics engineers were suckered into it. Introducing the Suction Tube for Reverse Axial Withdrawal.
"13.03.2017 14:28:46" montrealgazette.com STM Blue Line service has returned to normal The Blue Line of the métro was down on Monday due to a water infiltration at the Parc station, the Société de transport de Montréal said. Blue Line is back in business
"13.03.2017 14:22:11" montrealgazette.com Quebec, rest of Canada divided over mosques and veils, survey suggests Most Quebecers and Canadians don't care if the attack on a Quebec mosque led to a drop in Muslim immigration, a Radio-Canada survey suggests. Quebecers were also less likely to welcome the construction of a mosque in their neighbourhood.
"13.03.2017 14:21:23" ottawacitizen.com Opinion: Trudeau gets a B- on foreign policy for now, but wait for the budget As all new governments learn quickly, it is far easier to make promises than to keep them. Unanticipated challenges and unforeseen circumstances can derail even the most modest of campaign platform… "In 2017, the Liberal shine has clearly worn off. No A grades were assigned, not even to the much-promised file of climate change and the environment."
"13.03.2017 13:54:22" montrealgazette.com Sculpture of giant snow dog greets motorists in St-Eustache People driving on Highway 640 in St-Eustache were in for a surprise on Monday morning, as a giant snow sculpture of a dog was on display. Jessie Armand, with a crew of 12 other workers, worked for 15 hours to transform the mountain of snow.
"13.03.2017 13:49:26" montrealgazette.com Oil below $50: OPEC's production cap plan is backfiring as U.S. shale enters 'near nirvana' Shale's rising prospect threatens to undermine the efforts of OPEC, which now looks at risk of having ceded market share for no substantial price gain The feeling of restrained optimism that imbued a major energy conference last week was short-lived.
"13.03.2017 13:22:20" montrealgazette.com Intel drops $14B on Mobileye in race for a driverless future Intel will buy Israel's Mobileye in a deal valued at just over $14 billion, the latest push by a major tech company to advance autonomous vehicles that could change the way traffic moves globally. Mobileye develops technology that essentially gives computers a sense of their physical surroundings.
"13.03.2017 13:00:11" montrealgazette.com Trump budget timeline mixes deadlines, uncertainty President Donald Trump's release of a spending blueprint for the upcoming budget year will set in motion a debate that's full of uncertainty and the potential for gridlock, even a government shutdown. There's also a more immediate quandary: What to do about the current budget year?
"13.03.2017 12:47:37" montrealgazette.com Dealing with hair loss: Understanding the source of this issue and how to fix it Hair loss is a complex and emotionally charged issue. This is a vast topic, and cannot be completely covered in one column You have a 50-50 chance of inheriting the trait from your mother, but the odds get worse if your father carries the baldness gene as well.
"13.03.2017 12:45:00" montrealgazette.com Obama books to be published worldwide, from Ireland to India The publishing of the upcoming books by Barack and Michelle Obama will be a global event. There's some presidential book buzz going around.
"13.03.2017 12:30:02" montrealgazette.com Companies seek to turn captured carbon into concrete, fish food and even toothpaste It has been derided as an expensive excuse to burn coal. But things have changed. There's a bit of a renaissance going on here.
"13.03.2017 12:15:03" montrealgazette.com Slow fashion: Tired of ill-fitting clothes, woman makes 'head to toe' wardrobe Erica Penton's goal is to never buy clothes again — not even her bras. This is a whole other level of DIY.
"13.03.2017 12:14:33" montrealgazette.com CPP to invest $325M in two logistics ventures with Caisse de dépôt Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is committing C$325 million towards warehouses and other logistics investments in Singapore and Indonesia. CPPIB and the Caisse's Ivanhoe Cambridge real estate arm will each own 48% of the ventures.
"13.03.2017 12:08:55" montrealgazette.com Norwegian hockey teams play record 8 overtime periods Joakim Jensen finally ended what is believed to be the longest game in hockey history, scoring in the eighth overtime in the Norwegian League playoffs. More than eight hours later, a winner was decided.
"13.03.2017 12:00:19" montrealgazette.com 'The more skin you show, the more likes you get': The virtual lives of Canadian teen girls Amanda Todd committed suicide in 2012 after a topless photo of her was shared on social media. Since then, little has changed for teen girls online A cyberbullying activist comes face to face with a man who, until now, had been a virtual monster.
"13.03.2017 11:32:51" montrealgazette.com Most Canadians favour values test for immigrants: poll Three Canadians out of four believe immigrants should be tested for "anti-Canadian" values, a survey conducted for Radio-Canada suggests. The poll also suggests Canadians believe immigrants should put aside their own cultures when they arrive.
"13.03.2017 11:19:30" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Giraffe mom wins neck-and-neck race with April Also: Xavier Dolan's giant stack of awards, and the triumphant return of the Canadiens and Revenue Canada's website This is the perfect way to start your day.
"13.03.2017 10:48:44" montrealgazette.com 50 years of Aislin: Weathering Montreal Weather is one of the most common themes in my Montreal Gazette cartoons, after political subject matter. This seems fitting, given the winter storm watch we're under.
"13.03.2017 10:30:29" montrealgazette.com More snow coming: Winter storm watch in effect for Montreal The good news is the days are staying brighter longer. The other news is that winter isn't over, and Mother Nature's going to make sure we know that. For those of you who are counting, it is seven days till spring.
"13.03.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: A bright day. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @jeremyxiefoto. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-45lt
"13.03.2017 03:37:43" montrealgazette.com In the Habs' Room: Byron shakes off flu to spark team with 3-point night At 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds, Paul Byron isn't the type of hockey player who can afford to lose a few pounds. Even if Byron was a few pounds lighter, his heart was the same size.
"13.03.2017 02:39:18" montrealgazette.com NL's Gushue beats Canada's Koe for first Brier title Brad Gushue of Newfoundland and Labrador defeated Canada's Kevin Koe 7-6 on Sunday night to win the Tim Hortons Brier for the first time. Gushue is the first Newfoundlander to hoist the Brier Tankard since Jack MacDuff in 1976.
"13.03.2017 01:53:22" montrealgazette.com Habs Game Report: Montreal drills Oilers with fusillade of shots The Canadiens ended their three-game Western Canada road trip with a 4-1 win over the Oilers on Sunday night at Rogers Place. Take sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Division standings, two points ahead of Ottawa.
"13.03.2017 01:02:39" National Post Music Gowan was in the National Post music studio and performed classic "Lorelei"
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"13.03.2017 00:53:00" montrealgazette.com Plaque unveiled for man behind HelpSaveMatthew.com who died of cancer Ceremony was held in Laval on Sunday to unveil plaque for cancer patient and fundraiser Matthew Schreindorfer, who died in February. “Never quit fighting, loving and inspiring,” read the plaque, in a memory garden behind a funeral complex where a service was held for him in Laval.
"13.03.2017 00:23:31" montrealgazette.com New novel by former Saskatchewan judge envisions Louis Riel in a different light If the Riel resistance had happened in the United States, David Orr suspects there would have been several movies made about it by now. Orr thinks it's a shame that such an epic Canadian story has had so little representation.
"13.03.2017 00:05:51" montrealgazette.com Boil-water advisory issued for L'Île-Perrot A boil-water advisory has been issued for all citizens of the city of L'Île-Perrot. The city is asking citizens to boil tap water for one minute before drinking it.
"12.03.2017 23:26:04" montrealgazette.com Minorities and municipalities challenge Quebec's new electoral map New map is final, chief electoral officer says. But opposition is growing, with critics talking about a possible legal challenge The Greek community in Laval says the new map is splitting their community between two ridings: the new map has the community's largest orthodox church, Holy Cross, in one riding while the parishioners are in another.
"12.03.2017 23:13:00" montrealgazette.com Undercover video raises questions about treatment of animals in Baie D'Urfé laboratory A U.S. animal rights organization wants the Quebec government to investigate allegations of animal cruelty at a research lab in Baie D'Urfé. A group called Last Chance for Animals conducted an undercover investigation at International Toxicology Research Laboratories Canada in 2016 and says it discovered several cases of animal abuse.
"12.03.2017 22:13:51" montrealgazette.com Jack Todd: Impact has all the parts, but need to mesh As the clock ticked toward extra time Saturday evening at the Big O, Impact midfielder Ignacio Piatti somehow controlled a pass from Marco Donadel that reached him at the edge of the Seattle Sounde… There are at least a couple of conclusions we can draw from the Impact's home opener.
"12.03.2017 21:06:33" montrealgazette.com CBC orders up 'Schitt's Creek' fourth season starting in 2018 TORONTO - Another season of "Schitt's Creek" is headed to CBC-TV next year. It's a further vote of confidence for the riches-to-rags story of the Rose family, who start anew in a small town after falling on hard times.
"12.03.2017 20:44:14" montrealgazette.com 'I thought he could be dead,' Lemieux's promoter says after Tyson-like Stevens KO VERONA, N.Y. — The legendary Bernard Hopkins, he of the sharp tongue and rapier-like wit, put things succinctly in the early hours of Sunday morning after watching David Lemieux's evisceration… With Stevens clearly unconscious, American referee Charlie Fitch immediately signalled the bout's conclusion at 1:59.
"12.03.2017 20:22:42" montrealgazette.com Quebec town settles with police chief who was harassed by his own officers After 30 years of investigating crime in Montreal, Michel Ledoux's stint in the Laurentian resort town should have been easy. It turned into a nightmare The chief became the target of a harassment campaign waged by his own officers in Mont-Tremblant, then was fired and criminally charged for using hidden cameras and recording devices to identify his tormentors.
"12.03.2017 20:07:31" montrealgazette.com Squeaky Wheels: Transport department doesn't share motorists' pains This week: a pothole-ridden stretch of Highway 15, and a blinding tunnel on Highway 13. Commuting questions answered.
"12.03.2017 19:22:57" montrealgazette.com More than 20 million face starvation as UN makes urgent appeal for funds Stephen O'Brien told the UN Security Council that "without collective and co-ordinated global efforts, people will simply starve to death" and "many more will suffer and die from disease." This story is from Friday, but the crisis is far from over.
"12.03.2017 18:04:45" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Polytechnics educate youth for the job market Polytechnics are distinct from universities. They have close relationships with industry to design program content and for R&D. It's not easy being young these days — especially where employment is concerned.
"12.03.2017 18:02:52" The evolution of Montreal's métro map The métro system is just over 50 years old and has come a long way from 1966. Still, there are challenges, such as universal accessibility which was explained in this weekend's story by Jason Madger, http://bit.ly/2mXoLQS. Our video below looks at how the
"12.03.2017 17:51:04" hockeyinsideout.com Game Day: Stopping Oilers' Connor McDavid will be big challenge for Canadiens EDMONTON — The Canadiens wrap up their three-game Western Canada road trip Sunday against the Oilers at Rogers Place. The 20-year-old Oilers star leads the NHL scoring race with 23-52-75 totals, four point ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (34-38-72).
"12.03.2017 17:47:11" montrealgazette.com Opinion: On exercise, it's OK to be a 'weekend warrior' When it comes to exercise, it seems that what you do matters less than whether you actually get up and do it. A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine examined the relative merits of intense but infrequent exercise.
"12.03.2017 17:33:37" montrealgazette.com Review: Another Brick in the Wall needs more rock to get on a roll All criticisms must be tempered with a recognition of the inventive work of Dominic Champagne, who did what he could with the script he was handed, Arthur Kaptainis writes. No surfeit of hard work, musical or theatrical, can redeem a score as bereft as this one of rhythmic life.
"12.03.2017 16:05:04" montrealgazette.com More great white sharks appear to be visiting off Cape Cod Great white sharks are discovering what tourists have known for years: Cape Cod is a great place to spend the summer. Researchers using a plane and boats spotted 147 individual white sharks last summer.
"12.03.2017 16:02:11" montrealgazette.com Daylight Saving Time doesn't work, it depresses us and it was invented by our enemies A hefty body of scientific research is backing up the theory that this whole clock-switching thing might be a literal waste of time A hefty body of scientific research is backing up the theory that this whole clock-switching thing might be a literal waste of time.
"12.03.2017 13:59:03" montrealgazette.com Threat of hacking prompts tax agency to take some online services down Canadians planning to file their taxes online could face difficulties as the threat of hacking prompted the Canada Revenue Agency to take down the service indefinitely. "Digital services were taken offline as a precaution, not as the result of a successful hack or breach."
"12.03.2017 13:51:31" montrealgazette.com Ouellet to make Bloc Québécois leadership bid official on Sunday Former PQ MNA Martine Ouellet is running for the leadership of the Bloc Québécois. Ouellet has the support of seven Bloc MPs.
"12.03.2017 13:22:51" montrealgazette.com Fitness: Exercise is the key to successful aging Exercise is the best way to fight aging. The challenge is learning how and when to modify activity as we get older The focus for boomers is on curbing the negative physiological changes associated with aging.
"12.03.2017 13:19:23" montrealgazette.com Man fighting for his life after major collision closes bridge on Île-Bizard A motorist is fighting for his life after being injured in a collision on Île Bizard Sunday morning. Speed and alcohol may have been a factor in the collision, said Montreal police spokesperson Benoit Boiselle.
"12.03.2017 12:35:23" Hockey Inside/Out Our HI/O panel looks at the Canadiens' weakest link — offence — and how much of an issue it could be down the stretch and into the playoffs.
"12.03.2017 12:14:17" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping (less): Daylight Savings Time kicked in, and a Canadian upset in tennis f you had trouble getting out of bed this morning, you aren't alone. And check your lottery tickets. There's a winner in Quebec.
"12.03.2017 12:13:19" montrealgazette.com McGill set to face Laval for U Sports women's basketball championship Alex Kiss-Rusk had 24 points and 13 rebounds as the McGill Martlets held off the No. 1 Carleton Ravens 66-60 on Saturday night to advance to the Canadian university women's basketball championship game. It's the first time two RSEQ conference teams will face each other for the title in the tournament's history.
"12.03.2017 11:23:00" montrealgazette.com No. 1 Murray stunned by Canada's Pospisil at Indian Wells Andy Murray was stunned in his opening match at the BNP Paribas Open by a man ranked 128 places below him, losing 6-4, 7-6 (4) to Canadian qualifier Vasek Pospisil on Saturday night. It was, without a doubt, the biggest singles victory of his career for Pospisil.
"12.03.2017 11:14:37" montrealgazette.com Police shoot at taxi driver who used car as ram against officer Montreal police had to shoot a seemingly angry taxi driver on Saturday night. His life is not in danger, however. Police were called after driver acted aggressively toward a taxi inspector.
"12.03.2017 05:51:34" montrealgazette.com Laval's Lemieux makes quick, destructive work of Stevens It lasted less than nine minutes, and it delivered everything that was anticipated. Lemieux improved to 37-3 with 33 knockouts. It was his third consecutive victory since losing his title, in his first defence, in October 2015 against Gennady Golovkin.
"12.03.2017 03:58:18" montrealgazette.com 'Comfortable' Impact blow 2-0 lead on Sounders for 2-2 draw Goalkeeper Evan Bush said the Impact became a bit comfortable, waiting to hear the Olé chants from the 34,373 fans at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday night. "We want to hear the olés from the crowd. But it's not the time. You gave to finish the game, keep the clean sheet.”
"12.03.2017 03:03:32" montrealgazette.com Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60 NEW YORK, N.Y. - Joni Sledge, who with her sisters recorded the enduring dance anthem "We Are Family," has died, the band's representative said Saturday. The dance song became an anthem of unity and women empowerment.
"12.03.2017 02:35:06" montrealgazette.com Canada's Hadwin shoots 67 to open four-shot lead at Valspar PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Canada's Adam Hadwin only wants a chance to win when he tees it up on the PGA Tour, and he's never had a chance like this one. http://www.montrealgazette.com/sports/canadas+adam+hadwin+shoots+open+4shot+lead+valspar+championship/13094727/story.html
"12.03.2017 02:02:45" montrealgazette.com Churchill official says town looks like the moon after days-long blizzard When the sun finally broke through a blizzard that lasted three days in northern Manitoba, a local leader said it looked like the moon. Deputy mayor Charles Hutchins says there were nine-metre drifts in some streets.
"12.03.2017 01:35:32" montrealgazette.com Daylight Saving Time: It's time, for better or for worse Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday. Set your clock ahead one hour. It sounds simple enough, but you know it isn't going to be that easy. Yup. It's happening tonight.
"12.03.2017 01:31:26" montrealgazette.com Canada's St-Gelais wins 2 silver, Christie wins 1,500 short track world title ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Canadian Marianne St-Gelais won two silver medals — one in the women's 1,500 metres and the other in the 500 — on Saturday at the ISU short-track world championships. St-Gelais of St-Félicien earned 42 points and is tied with Britain's Elise Christie. Kexin Fan of China is third at 34, while Marie-Éve Drolet of Saguenay stands eighth with five points.
"12.03.2017 01:04:43" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Habs continuing to fight flu in locker room “The fourth-liner giving it to the star goalie," Torrey Mitchell said while shaking his head after Carey Price got sick. Luckily for the Canadiens, this bug has only been of the 24-hour variety … so far.
"11.03.2017 23:58:11" montrealgazette.com Quebec's Laurie Blouin wins slopestyle gold at world championships Snowboarder Laurie Blouin won gold in slopestyle on Saturday at the FIS freestyle ski and snowboard world championships.
"11.03.2017 23:37:03" montrealgazette.com Clooney and Prendergast: South Sudan's government-made famine "A steep price should be paid for creating famine and benefiting from war," writes activist actor George Clooney and John Prendergast "The maxim is true that famine does not result from purely natural causes but is usually 'man-made.' "
"11.03.2017 23:26:33" When Syrian refugees came to CHEO it changed everyone involved. 'It means hope': When Syrian refugees came to CHEO it changed everyone involved.
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"11.03.2017 23:25:50" CHEO gave a Syrian mother back her hope “I was seeing my child dying little by little”
"11.03.2017 23:22:44" montrealgazette.com Civil-rights group takes up alleged racial-profiling case A Montreal civil rights organization is once again flagging the Montreal police department for racial profiling. This time the police are being accused of more than stopping a black man without just cause,
"11.03.2017 22:03:17" hockeyinsideout.com Canadiens Notebook: Carey Price and Alexander Radulov healthy to face Oilers After missing Thursday night's 5-0 loss to the Flames in Calgary with a flu bug, goalie Carey Price was back on the ice for practice Saturday afternoon. Missing from practice was Paul Byron, the latest flu victim on the team.
"11.03.2017 21:50:01" montrealgazette.com Mysterious energy flashes may be aliens firing up interstellar spacecraft, Harvard scientists say They detected Fast Radio Bursts — intense radio pulses that last no more than a millisecond that emanate from galaxies billions of light-years away. Let's hope the aliens aren't the type to destroy the White House.
"11.03.2017 20:30:30" montrealgazette.com Canada to host Curacao in friendly in Montreal ahead of CONCACAF Gold Cup Canada and Curacao will meet June 13, three weeks before the Gold Cup tournament begins. The teams will meet June 13, three weeks before the Gold Cup tournament begins.
"11.03.2017 19:57:54" montrealgazette.com Total Recall: Schwarzenegger eyes return to politics — this time in the Senate — to take on Trump Schwarzenegger is already engaged in a very public feud with the president, and has long been touted as a politician with the sort of name recognition and centrist credentials to tackle Trump
"11.03.2017 19:53:47" montrealgazette.com Quebec municipalities to discuss climate change in Montreal March 23 The event aims to bring together elected officials and other municipal decision-makers to come up with a common vision on environmental protection. The goal is to come up with a common vision.
"11.03.2017 17:52:18" montrealgazette.com Quebecer Laurie Blouin wins slopestyle gold at world championships Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin won gold in slopestyle on Saturday at the FIS freestyle ski and snowboard world championships. The 20-year-old Blouin of Stoneham scored 78 points for her first world title.
"11.03.2017 17:50:25" montrealgazette.com Quebec's St-Gelais wins silver at short track world championships Christie wins 1,500 short track world title Elise Christie of Britain claimed an upset victory for her first world championships gold medal
"11.03.2017 17:48:08" montrealgazette.com Canadian Natural joins exclusive 1-million-barrels club Canadian Natural's massive bet on Shell's oilsands assets is “one of the better deals of the cycles,” which will set up the company for the next decade: analyst Analysts call it a 'steal' of a deal.
"11.03.2017 17:46:11" montrealgazette.com Person arrested on White House grounds The U.S. Secret Service says a person is under arrest after climbing a fence and getting onto the south grounds of the White House. Trump was in the White House when the breach happened.
"11.03.2017 17:30:45" montrealgazette.com Organic farming doesn't always deliver benefits, UBC study says Whether organic food delivers health and environmental benefits depends a great deal on who you are and where it is grown, according to a new study. Since we enjoy a nutrient-rich diet and stringent pesticide regulations, the health benefits of organic foods are marginal, the authors say.