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"28.04.2017 03:24:57" montrealgazette.com Canada Post unveils Habitat 67 stamp to commemorate Canada's 150th anniversary The stamp is the first of 10 that Canada Post is unveiling to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the country's founding. Canada Post and renowned architect Moshe Safdie have unveiled a stamp depicting the city's famous Habitat 67 housing complex to celebrate the 150th year of Confederation.
"28.04.2017 01:34:00" montrealgazette.com Les Impatients' exhibit shows the healing power of art “Art is the tragedy of life suspended,” says Les Impatients founder and president Lorraine Palardy, quoting philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer. Les Impatients' exhibit presents artwork by those who live with mental-health issues. Its latest show is at the Wellington Centre in Verdun until May 3.
"28.04.2017 01:32:27" montrealgazette.com Ten projects selected to help vulnerable Quebec anglophones The funding was announced a year ago, and the Quebec Community Groups Network was chosen to solicit and select projects. Ten projects that will improve the prospects and quality of life of vulnerable English-speaking youth, seniors and newcomers have been selected among 43 project proposals vying for $1 million in federal funding over the next two years.
"28.04.2017 01:00:00" montrealgazette.com Quebec never carried out plan to expand Henri-Bradet nursing home A decade after announcing a $20-million expansion plan, the government is renovating the facilities at a fraction of the original cost. It was billed as an investment of “great importance” when the Quebec government announced in 2007 that it would spend $20 million to nearly double the size of the Henri-Bradet nursing home in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, adding 100 beds to accommodate the growing
"27.04.2017 23:35:00" montrealgazette.com Sam Hamad: an immigrant success story overshadowed by scandals The Liberal MNA came to Quebec from Syria, rising through the ranks of business and politics, but suffered serious blows to his credibility. Sam Hamad, the Liberal MNA, announced his retirement from politics Thursday after being passed over in January for his former cabinet post as president of the province's treasury board.
"27.04.2017 23:11:58" business.financialpost.com Boeing seeks U.S. anti-dumping probe against Bombardier's CSeries jet The petition against Canada's new competitor to the Boeing 737 came just days after the Commerce Department imposed duties on Canadian softwood lumber. Boeing Co on Thursday asked the U.S. Commerce Department to investigate alleged subsidies and unfair pricing for Canadian planemaker Bombardier's new CSeries airplane, against the backdrop of rising trade tensions between the United States and Canada.
"27.04.2017 22:55:42" montrealgazette.com Editor's note: Expo 67 front page brings back happy memories The Montreal Gazette's front page on Friday is a flashback to the front page exactly 50 years ago, on the opening day of Expo 67. Do not adjust your set. The Montreal Gazette's front page on Friday is a flashback to the front page of this newspaper exactly 50 years ago, on the opening day of Expo 67.
"27.04.2017 21:52:42" montrealgazette.com Expo 67: 50 years later still an expression of the human spirit Once the turnstiles were passed, we ceased to be from Winnipeg, Moncton or St-Lazare. We were Canadians, which meant we were citizens of the world. Expo 67 transcended divisions by linking the dream of a united Canada with the dream — then prevalent despite, or perhaps because of, the Cold War — of a united world.
"27.04.2017 21:50:27" montrealgazette.com Ever wonder why Vladimir Putin doesn't age? We asked some cosmetic surgeons The hollow cheeks and bags under the eyes that were once a hallmark of Putin's famous icy stares have vanished. If Vladimir Putin seems to stay the same age while world leaders around him are all hit by the natural weathering of time, there's a good reason: The Russian president is almost certainly subjecting his face to steady rounds of non-invasive cosmetic
"27.04.2017 21:46:00" montrealgazette.com N.D.G. councillor wants borough to buy church green space Trinity Memorial Church is the first target of Peter McQueen's motion, but the new owner says the green space is not for sale. Councillor Peter McQueen wants Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce to purchase church green space so the borough can create mini parks for the public to enjoy while helping to preserve heritage sites.
"27.04.2017 21:44:11" montrealgazette.com What exactly is Home Capital and why is it so important to the mortgage industry? Here's a look at the company, its role in the Canadian mortgage landscape and how the discovery of fraud among its brokers two years ago continues to… Why did Home Capital's shares plunge on Wednesday?
"27.04.2017 21:30:00" montrealgazette.com Artists display vertigo-inducing landscapes at 1700 La Poste Jocelyne Alloucherie, Ivan Binet and Mathieu Cardin play with perspective in the funhouse exhibit Vide et Vertige. What could be more substantial than icebergs and mountains? Three artists cast doubt on that perception in Vide et Vertige (Void and Vertigo), a funhouse of an exhibition at 1700 La Poste.
"27.04.2017 21:15:07" news.nationalpost.com The plan to 'reawaken' frozen brains Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero says he will attempt to bring the first brains frozen in liquid nitrogen back to life 'not in 100 years,' but three... The plan to 'reawaken' cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull. #health
"27.04.2017 21:04:53" Mega Vision: Nakuset promo Friday on Mega Vision: Fighting for indigenous rights in the city with Nakuset.
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"27.04.2017 21:00:00" montrealgazette.com Lesley Chesterman: 12 signature dishes from top Montreal restaurants The durability, popularity and/or influence of a chef's defining recipe can't be denied. Here are some of Montreal's must-taste plates. Every great chef has a defining recipe — a signature dish that displays his or her taste, style, background and technique. Most commonly it is an inspired assembly of ingredients, often (but not always) unique, that becomes a chef's calling card. In the
"27.04.2017 20:43:01" montrealgazette.com Negotiations between Quebec lawyers and government a 'failure' The two parties will now go to the next step, mandatory mediation. Quebec forced the striking lawyers and notaries back to work on Feb. 28 with the passing of a special law.
"27.04.2017 20:15:12" news.nationalpost.com The reason men need women to orgasm The desire to preserve or shore up a man's masculinity might also keep women from speaking honestly about what they want, which is why women, other... The reason men need women to orgasm — and why women often fake it — is to feel more masculine. #health
"27.04.2017 20:07:16" montrealgazette.com The plan to 'reawaken' cryogenically frozen brains and transplant them into someone else's skull Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero says he will attempt to bring the first brains frozen in liquid nitrogen back to life 'not in 100 years,' but three years at the latest Transplanting a brain only — and not an entire head — gets around formidable rejection issues, Italian surgeon Sergio Canavero says.
"27.04.2017 20:04:44" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: P.K. Subban delivers when spotlight shines brightest Subban became the first defenceman in Predators history to record three points in a playoff game as Nashville beat the Blues 4-3 in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal series in St. Louis. Stu Cowan: Big-time players love to play in big-time games and no hockey player loves the spotlight more than P.K. Subban.
"27.04.2017 19:45:05" driving.ca We miss you, Pontiac: Remembering the automaker's 8 greatest ideas On this day in 2009, GM announced Pontiac's demise driving.ca remembers some of Pontiac's greatest hits. #autos
"27.04.2017 19:43:02" montrealgazette.com Lloyd Barker: Has Anthony Jackson-Hamel era dawned for Impact? After four seasons with the team, it's fair to say that striker Anthony Jackson-Hamel, 23, can no longer be considered a prospect. During the past two weeks, the homegrown player has repaid coach Mauro Biello's faith in him with three timely goals.
"27.04.2017 19:30:17" montrealgazette.com Canadian Space Agency getting $80.9 million for two projects The federal government is providing $80.9 million over five years to the Canadian Space Agency to help it develop new technologies. The funding, which was already announced in this year's federal budget, will support two projects.
"27.04.2017 18:43:00" montrealgazette.com National Theatre School of Canada gets $3 million for renovations The National Theatre School of Canada, an important training ground for Canadian theatre talent headquartered on St-Denis St. The money will contribute to the refurbishment of the Annex, which is linked to the main building.
"27.04.2017 18:39:14" montrealgazette.com Starting field of CMIM's piano competition is truly international South Korea leads the pack with seven contestants, while the 24 pianists include only one Canadian. The competition runs from May 2 to 12. Teo Gheorghiu, a native of Switzerland, is the only Canadian in the competition.
"27.04.2017 18:24:05" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Here's what Canada should do about 'irregular' asylum seekers Rather than suspend the Safe Third Country Agreement, Canada should seek to expand the deal to include crossings of any kind. "It appears the rising tide of irregular asylum seekers is less a function of Trump's policies than a result of Trudeau's ill-considered tweets."
"27.04.2017 18:05:06" news.nationalpost.com Appalachian food culture defies stereotypes In Victuals, author Ronni Lundy tells us that her people were right all along; both in pronunciation (viddles), practice and sentiment Try this "delectably oh-so-sticky pudding" from Montreal chef Colin Perry. #life
"27.04.2017 17:58:34" montrealgazette.com Woman rescued from crane in Toronto 'adventure seeking,' friend says A young woman stranded for hours after scaling a construction crane in the middle of the night is a thrill seeker, a friend said Thursday. She has been released on bail
"27.04.2017 17:07:01" montrealgazette.com Fossil shocker: Humans may have been in North America 100,000 years earlier than originally believed If the stones and bones really are evidence of people, then who were they? How did they get to this part of the world? And why haven't we found other evidence? New fossils show humans may have been on the continent tens of thousands of years earlier than we think.
"27.04.2017 16:56:10" montrealgazette.com A dark Simpsons clip slaughters President Trump's first 100 days in office '100 days; we are 6.8 per cent of the way home. Paid for by Anybody Else 2020' The Simpsons has never had a problem skewering the celebrity of their choice, including Donald Trump, whose presidency they ruthlessly slaughtered in a new clip released this week commemorating his first 100 days in office.
"27.04.2017 16:50:12" montrealgazette.com Court of Appeal upholds SQ seizure of journalist's laptop Upholds the Supreme Court ruling that SQ had provided sufficient evidence an offence might have been committed The Fédération professionnelle des journalistes du Québec (FPJQ) has denounced the appeal court decision and urged the SQ not to inspect the contents of the computer, and to return it immediately to Nguyen.
"27.04.2017 16:48:07" montrealgazette.com Opinion: The clownish attire of Montreal police is turning into a public-safety risk. It's time for the province to end it Since police leadership and the mayor's office seem unable to restore order, it is incumbent on the provincial government to legislate an end to the undignified and potentially dangerous tactics if… Dan Delmar wrote in Feb. 2016 that it was time to put an end to the Montreal police's "clownish attire." More than a year later, the province is taking action.
"27.04.2017 16:15:21" news.nationalpost.com Sweeten up any celebration Cupcakes may not be as on-trend as doughnuts and cream puffs, but they are so delightful that it's impossible to say no These fun homemade cupcakes are big on flavour. #life
"27.04.2017 16:03:50" montrealgazette.com 'Open for business': Desjardins says it's looking for deals to challenge Canada's big financial services firms Desjardins Group is looking to acquire insurers, wealth managers and payments firms to expand further outside Quebec and challenge the dominance of Canada's big financial services firms, Chief Exec… Desjardins CEO Guy Cormier says he'd consider deals up to $3 billion over the next three to five years, though he's also interested in pursuing partnerships with other credit unions and co-ops.
"27.04.2017 15:37:00" montrealgazette.com Canam stock nearly doubles on going-private offer for Quebec-based company Canam Group Inc. is preparing to go private, with core shareholders in the Quebec-based company offering to buy up all the publicly traded shares for nearly double their recent price. Under the proposal, the majority shareholder of the private company would be American Industrial Partners.
"27.04.2017 15:30:18" driving.ca Fixed VW diesels back on Canadian lots – but sell out quickly Sitting since 2015, cars receive software fix and sold with high incentives, mostly to people already with deposits driving.ca: Want to buy a "new" 2015 Volkswagen diesel? Sadly, you're out of luck. #autos
"27.04.2017 15:17:15" montrealgazette.com Andrew Coyne: How should Canada respond to Trump? By doing things we ought to be doing anyway We should have gotten rid of supply management. The need for tax reform, likewise. If we cannot improve Trump's behaviour, we can at least improve ours Andrew Coyne: The extraordinary thing about Donald Trump's presidency is this: as low as expectations of him were going in — as ignorant, unstable, and corrupt as he seemed likely to be, in advance — he has still managed to come in under them.
"27.04.2017 15:15:18" news.nationalpost.com A two-for-one presidential experience After a forgettable and regrettable U.S. election, time for more worthy pursuit of the story of America's highest executive office A two-for-one presidential experience: Adams National Historical Park packed with U.S. history. #travel
"27.04.2017 15:13:37" Montreal Gazette "It just breaks your heart": The gravestone of Shirley Elgar's father was run over by a truck in Pointe-Claire's Field of Honour http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4bm8
"27.04.2017 14:50:48" montrealgazette.com Quebec government tables bill to force police back into proper uniforms Bill 133 is an act to make wearing uniforms mandatory in the performance of duties. As expected, Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux Thursday rose in the National Assembly this morning to table Bill 133
"27.04.2017 14:32:07" montrealgazette.com Motorist critically injured in frontal collision with STM bus Montreal police received several 911 calls that the collision had occurred on St. Jacques near Westminster Ave. Montreal police received several 911 calls that the collision had occurred on St. Jacques near Westminster Ave.
"27.04.2017 14:15:06" montrealgazette.com Shunned for cabinet role, Sam Hamad quits politics Sources said Hamad informed the Liberal caucus Thursday morning of his intention to get out of politics and return to private life. He is to make the announcement to the media later Thursday.
"27.04.2017 13:56:48" montrealgazette.com Crime Stoppers offers $2,000 for tips leading to fentanyl seizures, arrests The reward is open to anyone providing information that leads to drug seizure or arrests Declaring war on illegal fentanyl trade
"27.04.2017 13:36:12" montrealgazette.com Volkswagen to pay record $2.1-billion settlement Volkswagen Canada must pay $2.1 billion to affected Canadian customers as part of a class-action vehicle-emissions lawsuit. Owners and lessees of 105,000 2-litre Volkswagen and Audi diesel vehicles will get between $5,100 and $8,000 each in damages.
"27.04.2017 13:29:07" montrealgazette.com Bouchard: 'Cheater' Sharapova should be banned for life If Eugenie Bouchard had her way, Maria Sharapova would have been banned from tennis for life. Sharapova has already been slammed by several other players who are unhappy that the five-time Grand Slam champion has been given wild-card entries to some tournaments.
"27.04.2017 13:21:13" montrealgazette.com The late-night deal that sealed Kevin O'Leary's exit On Tuesday, O'Leary and Maxime Bernier met at a private location in Toronto around 11 p.m. and started talking. Two hours later, they'd struck a deal A look behind the scenes on yesterday's big political story
"27.04.2017 12:50:30" montrealgazette.com Ohio man kidnaps neighbour, holds her captive in covered pit until woman heard crying for help The woman in 2016 had reported receiving harassing phone calls and text messages from Dunn, who she and her family had known for some time Her mother called police after hearing cries from a shed on the neighbour's property
"27.04.2017 12:47:24" montrealgazette.com United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000 United Airlines says it will raise the limit — to $10,000 — on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights. United is also vowing to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking.
"27.04.2017 12:30:18" montrealgazette.com Jean Coutu sales up but profit weakened by generic prices, higher expenses Jean Coutu Group says its store sales and revenue were up in the final quarter of its 2017 financial year but its profit declined due to weak generic drug prices and costs associated with setting up a new head office. The Quebec-based pharmacy company had $47.8 million of net income in its fourth quarter, down seven per cent from the comparable period last year.
"27.04.2017 12:24:05" montrealgazette.com Video: Montreal police protest pants – Who wore them best? With a bill expected any time, let's have a light-hearted look back at the protest fashion statement Is it Officer Yellow Pants?
"27.04.2017 12:00:00" Graves run over at Field of Honour "It just breaks your heart": The gravestone of Shirley Elgar's father was run over by a truck in Pointe-Claire's Field of Honour http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4bm8
"27.04.2017 11:31:09" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Subban love, women in science and a hand for the Handmaid remake With no Habs playoff run to distract them, fans tweeted Predator "Subban" to the top of Twitter trends in Montreal Good morning!
"27.04.2017 11:04:41" montrealgazette.com Majority of Quebecers want an end to SAQ monopoly: poll 71% favour allowing independent vendors – restaurants and wine distributors – to freely import wine and sell directly to consumers
"27.04.2017 10:11:13" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Life after a living donor transplant The exchange of kidneys among six strangers was a rare and precious gift even if it didn't bring a fairytale ending “He wanted to kick kidney disease's ass, even if he couldn't kick cancer,” B.C.'s Melissa Campbell said of husband Steve, who received a donor kidney shortly before she donated a kidney in Montreal to Cosmo Fazioli (below right), whose son Dominic had
"27.04.2017 10:05:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: A mixed bag. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4bvM
"27.04.2017 10:02:17" montrealgazette.com Woman dismayed to see tire marks across Pointe-Claire's Field of Honour Damage caused during the winter will be repaired as soon as ground is dry enough, cemetery manager says “It is supposed to be the Field of Honour, but that was no honour, them doing this. I feel terrible that someone could do this.”
"27.04.2017 09:59:13" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Privatize SAQ or keep the status quo? There's a third way In Quebec, a first stage of liberalization should be to allow small retailers to sell any kind of wine freely. "In Quebec, a first stage of liberalization should be to allow small retailers to sell any kind of wine freely."
"27.04.2017 03:21:19" montrealgazette.com Trump tells Canada, Mexico he won't terminate NAFTA The announcement was made late Wednesday in a read-out of calls between the world leaders. The White House says U.S President Donald Trump has told both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexico's president that he has agreed not to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time.
"27.04.2017 01:45:00" montrealgazette.com Couillard's chief of staff had contract with controversial Liberal fundraiser The halls of the National Assembly Wednesday continued to buzz with reports and rumours of ethical transgressions. Premier Philippe Couillard's chief of staff has revealed he had a professional connection with controversial Liberal fundraiser Marc Bibeau, who is under investigation by Quebec's anti-corruption unit.
"27.04.2017 01:15:00" montrealgazette.com Union slams $120 million in budget cuts to MUHC over past five years "We're trying to give the best care to patients, but because of the cuts we can't give them that care," union president says. The union representing nursing staff at the McGill University Health Centre has sent an urgent letter to Health Minister Gaétan Barrette condemning $120 million in budget cuts to the MUHC over the past five years.
"27.04.2017 00:18:55" montrealgazette.com Quebec will legislate police back into their uniforms Public Security Minister Martin Coiteux is expected to table bill on Thursday. The province plans to legislate Quebec's police officers and constables back into their uniforms.
"27.04.2017 00:09:13" montrealgazette.com 'Forgotten refugees' want to be recognized in Canada without a hearing While under the new system, a claimant must be given a hearing within 60 days, legacy claimants have been waiting in limbo for five years. It may seem extreme, but advocates want the federal government to fast-track about 5,600 so-called “forgotten refugees” who after five years in Canada have still not been given a hearing.
"26.04.2017 21:56:31" montrealgazette.com Laval police seek help in locating teenager Jason Kindrat-Teasdale is 1.78 metres tall, weighs 49.9 kilograms and has brown hair. Laval police is seeking help from the public as it tries to locate a 16-year-old boy who left his home on April 20 and has not been seen since.
"26.04.2017 21:38:22" Why Canadian taxes are so needlessly complicated Tristin Hopper: Our tax-filing system is a byzantine hellscape. Here's why it doesn't need to be that way.
"26.04.2017 21:26:25" montrealgazette.com Sophie D'Amours named rector of Université Laval The Université Laval and the hospital in Quebec City attached to it elected a new rector on Wednesday. Sophie D'Amours is the first woman to be named rector of the university.
"26.04.2017 20:30:22" montrealgazette.com A section of ceiling collapses inside the Grande Bibliothèque No one was injured when one side of the false ceiling fell to the floor below, inside the part of the library used to archive newspapers. A section of ceiling inside Montreal's Grande Bibliothèque collapsed just after noon on Wednesday.
"26.04.2017 20:30:10" driving.ca How It Works: Electric cars The basic technology has existed since the first cars, but only recently have electric vehicles become viable driving.ca: Today's EVs are considerably more sophisticated than those from the early 1900s, but the basic principle is the same. #autos
"26.04.2017 20:15:14" news.nationalpost.com Are obese people to blame for their condition? A new report calls on Canada to recognize obesity as a chronic disease, like diabetes or cancer, and improve public coverage for anti-obesity drugs... Are obese people to blame for their condition? No, says a report calling for wider access to treatment. #health
"26.04.2017 20:07:03" montrealgazette.com Blue Metropolis honours Anita Desai with Literary Grand Prix The Indian writer's decades-long creative streak has few equals in the last 50 years of world literature. “I've never stopped feeling an outsider in the United States. But I suppose one gets used to that," says Anita Desai, who lives in New York's Hudson Valley. "India is so unrecognizable to me now that I feel an outsider there as well.”
"26.04.2017 19:37:27" montrealgazette.com Montreal's Justin Senior taking low-key approach to NFL draft The 22-year-old Montreal native is projected as a late-round selection, but he won't be at a lavish draft party glued to the television The six-foot-five, 331-pound Senior tops the list of Canadians who could be late-round picks in the draft, which starts Thursday.
"26.04.2017 19:15:13" news.nationalpost.com Chicken salad breaks the 'same-old' mould What makes this salad so special is its variety of tastes, colours and textures which makes each forkful a bit different, so eating it feels like a... Chicken salad breaks the 'same-old' mould: Crunchy, sweet ingredients meet a tangy, buttermilk dressing. #life
"26.04.2017 18:33:04" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Time to forgive Coiteux, but not to forget English has standing The 1867 Constitution Act clearly states that French or English may be used in National Assembly debate. Martin Coiteux's disappointing faux pas provides an important opportunity for all Quebecers to re-learn a basic fact about the legal standing of English in this province, QCGN president James Shea writes.
"26.04.2017 18:25:15" montrealgazette.com Sen. Patrick Brazeau acquitted of charges related to drunk driving Senator Patrick Brazeau has been acquitted of drunk-driving charges that date back to 2014. Brazeau is still fighting one more criminal charge, stemming from an April 2016 incident when he allegedly refused to submit to an alcohol test.
"26.04.2017 18:15:14" news.nationalpost.com Come for the mushrooms, stay for the ham Aracena, in southwestern Spain, is rich in history, culture and culinary surprises Come for the mushrooms, stay for the ham: This unsung corner of Spain is home to fabulous food. #travel
"26.04.2017 18:11:13" montrealgazette.com White House unveils Trump's opening bid for the 'biggest tax cut' in U.S. history A list of goals for the tax overhaul calls for slashing the federal income-tax rate to 15 per cent for corporations, small businesses and partnerships of all sizes The White House made its opening bid for what officials called the “biggest tax cut” in U.S. history — with cuts that would benefit businesses, the middle class and certain high-earning individuals — but left unanswered questions about whether the plan
"26.04.2017 17:43:04" montrealgazette.com Kevin O'Leary dropping out of Conservative leadership race: report O'Leary is reportedly backing Maxime Bernier.
"26.04.2017 17:15:09" news.nationalpost.com Quick to make, fun to eat Here's a meal that works for a household full of folks on different schedules. Stir-fry the mushrooms and ground pork whenever you've got a quorum... Why lettuce wraps will never go out of style. #life
"26.04.2017 16:40:25" business.financialpost.com How wearable bass tech is helping prevent hearing loss for artists,... Concerts are loud — but thankfully, there are wearable bass technologies that exist which can help to prevent systemic hearing loss in the music industry. #business
"26.04.2017 16:31:00" montrealgazette.com Rollback of Bombardier bonuses only slightly repairs image damage: poll Despite the company rolling back controversial salary increase, most Quebecers say their opinion of the company has deteriorated. Despite the salary rollback, only seven per cent of Quebecers polled said their opinion of Bombardier improved, while 25 per cent said their opinion of the company remained the same.
"26.04.2017 16:15:14" news.nationalpost.com You're in it for the long haul These tips are for the humble masses, those who figure a cheaper flight is worth the reward of waking up in a place where the smells might be an... Flying coach is rarely any fun, but here are 14 ways to survive 14 hours in the sky. #travel
"26.04.2017 16:14:34" montrealgazette.com Goldfish finishes what it started 21 years ago One of the leading Montreal bands of the mid-1990s is back — temporarily — to finally release its debut album and stage a one-off show. Their debut album should have been their breakthrough. Instead, the band broke up before it could be completed.
"26.04.2017 15:58:48" montrealgazette.com Lack of venue, support cancels Townshippers' Day for first time in 37 years Organizers say it is because of a lack of a venue and a shortage of volunteers “Brome hosted the last two editions with success and had graciously offered to host this year, but that is not the aim of the festival.”
"26.04.2017 15:30:13" driving.ca Top 10 cheapest new cars in Canada for 2017 In the hunt for the biggest bang for your buck, you get a surprising amount of value from these inexpensive cars driving.ca: Don't want to spend more than $15K on a new car? These are your best bets. #autos
"26.04.2017 15:15:09" news.nationalpost.com Artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow Human testing still is three to five years away, although the team from the Philadelphia lab is already is in discussions with the Food and Drug... An artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow in an 'awe-inspiring' study that could help human preemies. #health
"26.04.2017 15:09:30" montrealgazette.com Martin Coiteux apologizes for answering English question in French Quebec Community Groups Network is demanding an apology from Coiteux The Coiteux incident is already being compared to a recent incident in Sherbrooke where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
"26.04.2017 14:55:31" montrealgazette.com Clément Jodoin won't return as assistant coach with Canadiens Jodoin was offered a position under Claude Julien, but decided to look for other opportunities. Jodoin had been on staff with the Canadiens for five seasons.
"26.04.2017 14:26:50" montrealgazette.com Loyalties of Canadian hockey fans divided entering next round of NHL playoffs With just two Canadian teams standing after the first round of the NHL playoffs, not everyone is rooting for a Stanley Cup final showdown between the Ottawa Senators and the Edmonton Oilers. Who will you be cheering for?
"26.04.2017 14:15:07" news.nationalpost.com Appalachian food culture defies stereotypes In Victuals, author Ronni Lundy tells us that her people were right all along; both in pronunciation (viddles), practice and sentiment Rooted in place and history, Appalachian food culture is tied to the land. #life
"26.04.2017 14:11:00" montrealgazette.com 'Goofy,' 'unbecoming': former U.S. ambassadors blast Trump over Canada A pair of former American ambassadors to Canada have criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for his string of remarks about the northern neighbour, calling it counter-productive to seriously resolving trade issues. Unlike Trump, the former Obama administration raised its complaints discreetly, in private primarily, just alluding to them in public, and seeking to keep the dialogue positive.
"26.04.2017 13:48:48" thestarphoenix.com Scooped: How I lost my mother, found my family, recovered my identity The National Film Board of Canada has made her deeply moving story into a documentary, Birth of a Family Seized as a toddler and meeting her siblings for the first time in middle age, Saskatoon StarPhoenix reporter Betty Ann Adam was part of Canada's infamous Sixties Scoop.
This is her gut-wrenching story.
"26.04.2017 13:47:54" montrealgazette.com Kevin Tierney: Goodbye, Girls — I hope the HBO hit comes back Where do Hannah and the other girls on Girls get to over their six-year run? Basically the same place we all get to: older. While it now seems obvious, putting Girls on the air was a considerable leap of faith.
"26.04.2017 13:45:27" montrealgazette.com You could win a tour of the Turcot Interchange In honour of the 50th anniversary of the Turcot interchange, 90 lucky Quebecers will win a guided tour of the roadwork project. Presumably, it will a cone-free affair
"26.04.2017 13:37:26" montrealgazette.com Mulcair blasts Justin Trudeau for 'hypocrisy' on marijuana possession charges Trudeau smoked marijuana as an MP but he has not suffered the same consequences as Canadians who are slapped with simple pot charges, NDP Leader Tom Mulcair said “When you're of that background and you're privileged and you've always had everything given to you and you are treated differently, that's what he is used to, isn't it?”
"26.04.2017 13:21:10" montrealgazette.com Motorist gets $2,300 ticket after doing 175 km/h on Quebec highway Very bad day for 28-year-old who's been fined, demerited, suspended and had his vehicle seized He was clocked travelling 75 kilometres over the posted speed limit on southbound Highway 73 near Notre-Dame-des-Pins.
"26.04.2017 13:15:46" edmontonjournal.com Opinion: Protect online expression by treating Net like the press The Internet pervades nearly everything we do in our lives, from reading this article to ensuring the mortgage or rent is paid on time. The CRTC ruled that Internet service providers cannot engage in differential pricing practices, creating a net neutrality policy that many consider to be the most robust in the world.
"26.04.2017 12:53:33" montrealgazette.com High drama as firefighters rescue woman stuck on crane in downtown Toronto The rescue began around 3:30 a.m. and ended around 8 when a rescue worker strapped himself to the woman and lowered them both to the ground The rescue began around 4 a.m. and ended around 8 when a rescue worker strapped himself to the woman and lowered them both to the ground
"26.04.2017 12:40:23" montrealgazette.com BCE Inc boosts dividend but profit takes hit from costs of acquiring Manitoba Telecom Services Costs from closing the deal to buy MTS dampened BCE's bottom line, but the telecom giant's results hit analysts' expectations when excluding those costs Bell reported that its profit dropped 4.4 per cent to $725 million.
"26.04.2017 12:21:52" montrealgazette.com United investigates report that giant rabbit died on flight United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights. More bad public relations for troubled airline.
"26.04.2017 12:07:08" montrealgazette.com Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post public. Williams says she plans to return to the court after becoming a mom.
"26.04.2017 11:49:54" montrealgazette.com Pie, tart shells recalled due to E. coli contamination The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the shells are produced by Edmonton-based Harlan Bakeries and were sold across Canada. The recalled pastry was sold under the following names: Great Value, Apple Valley, Western Family and No Name brands.
"26.04.2017 11:24:29" montrealgazette.com Montreal-area motorists got soaked at the gas pump in 2016: CAA While the price for crude oil dropped 16.3 per cent compared with 2015, Quebecers paid just seven per cent less to fill up their gas tanks.
"26.04.2017 11:05:40" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Flying Blue Jay, crane rescue and a milu deer love story Workers are still trying to rescue a woman hanging for hours onto a crane pulley in downtown Toronto Chris Coghlan's home plate slide is a thing to behold
"26.04.2017 10:47:48" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: A wet start to the day. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @shermanated. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4bnb
"26.04.2017 10:28:37" montrealgazette.com Argument in Verdun rooming house ends with stabbing The victim's life is not in danger. The other man was arrested. The two men had been involved in previous altercations http://ow.ly/g90S30bbu3t
"26.04.2017 10:25:00" montrealgazette.com Strong majority of Quebecers say racism is serious issue: poll Observers hope awareness of the problem will translate into the will to do something about it — on the part of politicians and the public alike “We've seen in the past few months more high profile incidents involving xenophobia in Quebec, including of course the attack on the Ste-Foy mosque. Subsequent vandalism targeted at specific communities followed, including in Montreal, which may be partly
"26.04.2017 10:04:33" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: 100 years of justice, not charity, at Saint Columba House Much has changed in Point St-Charles over a century, director says, but Saint Columba House has been there through it all “We feed everyone,” said chef Aché Alhadji, who whips up lunch for up to 120 people, five days a week with the help of volunteers. “For many of them, they get one meal a day and it's here.”
"26.04.2017 03:38:44" montrealgazette.com Bouchard loses in 1st round of Istanbul Cup | Montreal Gazette Bouchard struggled on the clay court winning only 7 points during the first set which lasted 17 minutes. Westmount's Eugenie Bouchard lost in the first round of the WTA BNP Paribas Istanbul Cup on Tuesday, falling 6-0, 6-4 to Slovak Jana Cepelova.
"26.04.2017 00:31:00" montrealgazette.com Company offers Internet speeds of up to 10 Gbps in downtown Montreal But, with monthly costs between $300 and $500, this ultra-high-speed connection isn't for everyone, ColbaNet's president says. A Montreal-based service provider says it's now offering the fastest residential Internet connection speeds available anywhere in Canada.
"25.04.2017 23:50:23" montrealgazette.com Impact needs to play with urgency and confidence, coach Mauro Biello says Montreal has too often allowed the first goal this season and aims to work on playing a complete game. The Impact hopes its 3-3 comeback draw at Philadelphia last weekend might be the type of character-building game it can rely on as the Major League Soccer team continues trying to escape from an early-season quagmire.
"25.04.2017 22:38:40" standard-freeholder.com Quebec union protests lockout The building in question houses a temporary warehousing operation set up by their employer, Canada Bread Company, shortly after it locked them out early this month. Locked out warehouse workers from Laval, Que. created a cacophony in front of building in a Cornwall industrial park on Tuesday.
"25.04.2017 22:03:21" montrealgazette.com Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project NEW YORK -- Uber is taking to the skies with its next project — "flying cars" — even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground. It wants to test a network for such vehicles by 2020.
"25.04.2017 22:00:00" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Nathan Beaulieu expects to be back in a Canadiens uniform Defenceman's future a little murky with upcoming expansion draft and the possibility of becoming a restricted free agent on July 1. This certainly wasn't the way Nathan Beaulieu expected his season to end.
"25.04.2017 21:49:49" montrealgazette.com Fake Tragically Hip merchandise duping fans, warns guitarist Rob Baker TORONTO -- Tragically Hip guitarist Rob Baker is urging fans to be vigilant when buying merchandise that claims to be linked to Gord Downie's charity. Some online shoppers are being duped into buying T-shirts, hoodies and other items that purport to donate $10 of the proceeds to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research.
"25.04.2017 21:32:14" montrealgazette.com Fraudsters might target Rigaud flood victims, police say Police said fraudsters may try to take advantage of the flooding situation by asking homeowners for a deposit and then failing to show up to do the work. Provincial police are warning flood victims in Rigaud to be prudent about whom they hire to repair their flooded homes.
"25.04.2017 21:24:22" Abdominal 'Behind The Scenes' // NP Sessions Abdominal takes you behind the scenes in the #NPSessions studio.
"25.04.2017 21:15:32" montrealgazette.com Dan Delmar: Volunteer bans and Quebec's labour movement In most places, gathering volunteers to repaint the local school would be seen as laudable, but an effort in one town ran into big trouble. Quebecers have a fine sense of community, but are often stifled by the dysfunction plaguing the Quebec government and its bureaucracies, Dan Delmar writes.
"25.04.2017 21:10:37" montrealgazette.com Thousands support UNESCO designation for Mount Royal Noon Wednesday is deadline to add signature to online petition started by Les amis de la montagne The online petition was started by non-profit group Les amis de la montagne with the support of the city of Montreal in early April in an effort to be registered on Canada's 2017 tentative submission list for World Heritage Sites.
"25.04.2017 20:44:44" montrealgazette.com Christina M. Smith elected new mayor of Westmount She replaces long-time former mayor Peter Trent, who resigned on April 13 Smith, a former policy adviser on Parliament Hill who became a councillor in 2013, was elected by her fellow councillors.
"25.04.2017 20:38:22" montrealgazette.com Q&A: Hawaii reassures tourists after brain parasite cases HONOLULU -- A California couple on their honeymoon and two people who drank a homemade herbal beverage are among the rising number of victims in Hawaii falling ill with a potentially deadly brain parasite. "It never occurred to us that our honeymoon would be two weeks in paradise to return home with worms in our brains," Ben Manilla of San Francisco said in an email after spending a month in the hospital, undergoing several operations and suffering
"25.04.2017 20:34:28" montrealgazette.com Quebec announces plan to help forestry sector in wake of U.S. duties The Quebec government says it is ready to offer as much as $300 million in loans and loan guarantees to help the province's forestry sector because of softwood lumber duties imposed by the United States.
"25.04.2017 20:26:40" montrealgazette.com Millennials don't like Donald Trump, but he has successfully warped their view of 'fake news' On average, millennials in the Harvard poll estimated that 48.5 per cent of the news they see in their Facebook feeds is fake President Donald Trump's approval rating among 18- to 29-year-olds stands at 32 per cent, according to a poll published Tuesday by the Harvard Institute of Politics – 10 points lower than the general population reported in a Washington Post-ABC News
"25.04.2017 20:08:12" montrealgazette.com Whoa, boy: Animal-rights defenders tell Mayor Denis Coderre to back off on Montreal rodeo Animal-rights activists are stepping up a campaign to have the rodeo shut down on the grounds that the horses and bulls suffer as they try to eject their riders A petition calling for the cancellation of the rodeo, launched April 20 by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, had drawn more than 13,000 signatures by Tuesday morning.
"25.04.2017 19:02:24" montrealgazette.com How did Canada suddenly become Public Enemy No 1 in Donald Trump's trade war? The U.S. president's flurry of complaints are a dramatic departure; suddenly, he's complaining less about China and Mexico, and more about us In an exchange late Monday with conservative media gathered at the White House, the president said, according to Breitbart News: “We love Canada, wonderful people, wonderful country, but they have been very good about taking advantage of us through
"25.04.2017 19:01:36" news.nationalpost.com Star attractions Many L.A. visitors hope for a celebrity sighting. But even if you're not lucky enough to have a real-life star encounter, there are other ways to... There are a few ways to guarantee you experience movie magic in glitzy Los Angeles. #travel
"25.04.2017 18:01:35" news.nationalpost.com 'It's flattering that you think my opinion matters' Richard Whittall: I certainly wouldn't say anything to your face about how it's a bad idea to let your three-year-old eat an industrial-sized bag... Why parenting for the benefit of others at the playground isn't necessary. #life
"25.04.2017 17:59:55" What was the Sixties Scoop? What was the Sixties Scoop?
Reporter Betty Ann Adam, herself a child of the Scoop, explains what it was, what caused it and its long-term effects.
Adam and her three siblings, each put into foster care as children, met as a group for the first time in
"25.04.2017 17:49:17" montrealgazette.com Quebec okay OKs volunteers for more construction work in schools, hospitals The move follows a recent complaint after the town of Saint-Sebastien used a group of volunteers to paint the interior of a school. Details of the changes will be available for consultation for 45 days before the measures become law.
"25.04.2017 17:34:44" montrealgazette.com Habs' Lehkonen knows he 'has to get better' despite impressive rookie season Canadiens rookie made a seamless transition after moving to the NHL from Frolunda in the Swedish Elite League. He scored 18 goals this season and wants to become a top forward for the Canadiens.
"25.04.2017 17:15:07" driving.ca Zipper merging may be frustrating, but it works Turns out those people who race right to the end of the merge lane are helping traffic run smoother driving.ca: Next time you're about to take the highway during rush hour, do the zipper merge. #autos
"25.04.2017 17:01:41" news.nationalpost.com Are new budget flights really a bargain? After including hidden fees and standard options on airlines like Wow, Level, and Norwegian, the discount doesn't always add up to much. But there... Are new budget flights between U.S. and Europe really a bargain? #travel
"25.04.2017 16:14:04" montrealgazette.com Montreal will appeal $16-million Bixi lawsuit ruling, Coderre says The settlement, tied to a $37-million loan to Bixi in 2011, could reach $18 million once interest is factored in.
"25.04.2017 16:02:07" news.nationalpost.com Welcome spring into your kitchen Bonnie Stern: Tiny seedlings of edible herbs and vegetables are becoming more widely available at specialty stores and supermakets Welcome spring into your kitchen with microgreens and shoots for an added freshness. #life
"25.04.2017 16:00:00" montrealgazette.com Canada's 150th? It's been around longer than that I am amazed by continued references to this being the year of Canada's 150th birthday. It is nothing of the sort. Canada has existed, in one form or another, for nearly 500 years.
"25.04.2017 15:33:37" montrealgazette.com Montreal International Jazz Festival program: from Dylan to Feist The festival unveiled the full indoor lineup for its 38th edition, with new announcements including Feist, Melissa Etheridge and Four Tops. Find out some highlights from among the newly announced shows, going venue by venue.
"25.04.2017 15:15:00" montrealgazette.com UN Declaration on Indigenous Peoples: 10 years on This week, Indigenous Peoples and national governments from around the world will meet at the United Nations in New York to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 13, 2007 adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Increased dialogue and partnership are clearly needed at this time, write Grand Chiefs Wilton Littlechild and Edward John.
"25.04.2017 15:04:34" montrealgazette.com Six O'Clock Solution: A taste of Rome If you don't know how to cook Italian, you could start with Tasting Rome, a new cookbook that provides a short cooking course and a soup-to-dessert collection of tempting, well-written recipes. Author Katie Parla and photographer Kristina Gill are American journalists who have lived and worked in Italy for decades.
"25.04.2017 15:01:46" news.nationalpost.com Five things to know about how touchscreens Babies' sleep and subsequent brain development may be being harmed by the use of iPads and other touchscreen devices, research suggests Five things to know about how touchscreens could be harming your baby's brain development. #health
"25.04.2017 14:46:27" montrealgazette.com Former premier Charest, Bibeau were under police surveillance: Report They were among 30 people targeted in the investigation called Mâchurer. The police also contemplated putting a wiretap on Charest and Bibeau's calls but there is no indication that ever happened.
"25.04.2017 14:27:31" Timeline Photos Saskatoon StarPhoenix reporter Betty Ann Adam and her three siblings were among thousands of indigenous children taken from their parents during the Sixties Scoop. In 2015, after decades of searching, Adam brought her siblings together for their first
"25.04.2017 14:26:57" montrealgazette.com Paul Martin: Why Alexander Galt was Canada's first federalist Despite the century-and-a-half that separates us, Alexander Galt and I share a common background. Galt played a pivotal role in Confederation as Canada's first federalist, every bit a fitting rival of better-known Fathers of Confederation, former PM Martin writes
"25.04.2017 14:09:14" Hockey Inside/Out Bergevin said Monday that in a perfect world he'd want the new contract done “as soon as possible.”
"25.04.2017 14:00:54" montrealgazette.com Longueuil police seize 800 plants in marijuana grow-op in St-Hubert The investigation leading to the raid began earlier this month and was based on a tip from the public. Two men are scheduled to appear in a Longueuil courtroom Tuesday following raid.
"25.04.2017 13:48:03" montrealgazette.com Another, bigger sinkhole plagues Rawdon's road network Rawdon Mayor Bruno Guilbault said part of Queen St. is cordoned off and residents were being told to avoid the area.
"25.04.2017 13:10:15" montrealgazette.com FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving automobiles they are building under an expanding partnership. The companies announced in the spring of last year that they would build 100 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans.
"25.04.2017 12:54:24" montrealgazette.com Grocery chain Metro posts better than expected profit in second quarter The Montreal-based grocery company had $132.4 million of net income in its fiscal second quarter, equal to 56 cents per share. Metro says its second-quarter revenue was limited by a decrease in food prices over recent months.
"25.04.2017 12:28:26" montrealgazette.com Arson suspected in early morning fire at Rizzuto-linked funeral home No one was injured and damage appeared minimal in the fire at the Loreto Funeral Complex. The St-Leonard complex was previously hit by arson in 2011.
"25.04.2017 12:13:43" montrealgazette.com Laval police seek six suspects in early morning drug raids | Montreal Gazette Last week, the first two waves of raids yielded nine arrests and the seizure of 10,000 kilos of cannabis, cocaine, methamphetamine pills, firearms and cell phones. The raids are the third wave of an anti-drug investigation launched by the Laval force last year.
"25.04.2017 12:10:54" montrealgazette.com Canada vows to fight 'unfair and punitive duty' as Trump slaps tariff on softwood lumber U.S. President Donald Trump has intensified a trade dispute with Canada, in a move that drew swift criticism from Ottawa, which vowed to sue if needed The tariffs will be implied not only immediately, but also retroactively by 90 days.
"25.04.2017 11:34:41" montrealgazette.com Suspect in critical condition after 15 km/h police 'chase' He had been driving a truck towing a large boat in Lac-Mégantic First the trailer lost a wheel, then the truck lost a wheel and the driver attempted to jump out.
"25.04.2017 11:26:16" montrealgazette.com Trudeau says father used connections to get brother Michel cleared of pot charges Trudeau used the anecdote to highlight how many people don't have the option to clear their name – something he said legalizing marijuana will help fix He said six months before Michel's death, he was charged with possession of marijuana after he was involved in a collision driving home to Montreal from the West Coast. Police had found a Sucrets box with a couple of joints inside when they were helping
"25.04.2017 11:06:38" montrealgazette.com Céline Dion finally sells her Florida estate at a huge loss Four years after putting her Florida estate up for sale, the Quebec pop singer finally sold the property last week. Almost four years after trying to sell her Florida estate for $72.5 million, she sold the Jupiter Island home for close to $38.5 million.
"25.04.2017 10:35:00" montrealgazette.com Montreal this morning: Another umbrella day A quick look at the day ahead After a sunny start, it will be wet and breezy today, Environment Canada forecasts.
"25.04.2017 10:28:20" montrealgazette.com Clerk stabbed in N.D.G. service station robbery The incident occurred just before midnight at an Ultramar at Sherbrooke and Mariette
"25.04.2017 10:15:47" montrealgazette.com Parents of baby with allergic reaction told to wait three hours for ambulance Within seconds, the infant broke out in hives, started screaming inconsolably, and began to scratch his arms, chest and face until he drew blood. "They said if anything changes to call them back, but we knew if something else happened it would be that he was choking and it would be too late.”
"25.04.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: Another umbrella day. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @lekurosawa. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4bbl
"25.04.2017 02:56:24" Timeline Photos Caption Tomas Plekanec. (Photo by Allen McInnis/Montreal Gazette)
"25.04.2017 02:03:54" montrealgazette.com Montreal inspector-general blames 'questionable management' for Richler gazebo cost overruns The restoration of the gazebo was managed by the city's department of large parks, with several other players involved. Montreal's inspector-general singled out the Mordecai Richler gazebo on Mount Royal, whose final price spiralled to $720,000, more than twice its original estimate, as a glaring example of a lack of rigour shown by the city of Montreal in the use of
"25.04.2017 01:20:00" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Marc Bergevin has failed to assemble a winning team P.K. Subban is gone. Michel Therrien is gone. Still, this team simply isn't good enough to go far in the playoffs. The Canadiens took down their “No Excuses” sign at the beginning of this season and now there are no excuses left for this team or its general manager.
"25.04.2017 00:01:00" montrealgazette.com 'We're not going to blow up this team,' Canadiens GM Marc Bergevin says Carey Price, Alex Radulov and Andrei Markov adamant they want to return to play in Montreal. Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin faces a busy off-season, but some of his key players are showing a willingness to make his job easier.
"24.04.2017 23:54:04" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Habs' Max Pacioretty must learn to block out the negativity Canadiens' captain appears to pay way too much attention to what is being said and written about him and lets it affect his play on the ice. Social media can be a cruel place when you're captain of the Canadiens and your team gets eliminated in the playoffs.
"24.04.2017 23:30:00" montrealgazette.com Côte-des-Neiges resident denies he celebrated fatal stabbing by chugging beers "Didn't you go to Pub Paré to celebrate that you had killed (the victim)?" prosecutor asks accused on trial. A Côte-des-Neiges resident on trial for murdering his neighbour denies he celebrated the fatal stabbing by going to a nearby pub to hoist a few beers.
"24.04.2017 23:00:00" montrealgazette.com Ste-Justine Children's Hospital inaugurates research institute The TransMedTech Institute will bring together researchers whose objective will be to develop medical technologies, validate and implement them more efficiently. The Ste-Justine Children's Hospital has inaugurated a new kind of research institute where researchers, engineers and patients will work side-by-side for the development of medical technologies.
"24.04.2017 22:30:00" montrealgazette.com Montreal couple pockets $55 million Lotto Max jackpot Phone app jingle was first clue Montrealers had won $55 million Lotto Max jackpot with ticket bought at dépanneur on Marie-Anne St. Nathalie Langlais was on her way home from work on Friday night when she saw a sign in her local dépanneur that caught her eye. The jackpot for the Lotto Max draw that evening was $55 million, so she decided to try her luck.
"24.04.2017 22:14:07" Montreal holds Holocaust memorial ceremony at City Hall The city hosted survivors, members of the Jewish community and high school students to mark the genocide of 6 million.
"24.04.2017 21:44:59" montrealgazette.com Ottawa waiting for feasibility report into Lac-Mégantic rail bypass Residents have been asking for a rail bypass out of town ever since a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded, wiping out part of Lac-Mégantic's downtown. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau said Monday that officials are awaiting a feasibility report into track bypass in Lac-Mégantic, the site of a rail disaster that killed 47 people in 2013.
"24.04.2017 21:39:48" Timeline Photos Holocaust Memorial Day: 'None of my friends survived. Someone has to speak for them' http://ow.ly/bMPX30b8sRO
"24.04.2017 20:23:09" montrealgazette.com Opinion: It might be the last chance to save L'Anse-à-l'Orme Pierrefonds housing development threatens last major undeveloped natural space on Montreal Island — home to varied and endangered species. Want to register your opposition? April 27 is the deadline.
"24.04.2017 20:03:32" Hockey Inside/Out GM Marc Bergevin and coach Claude Julien meet media for season-ending news conference
"24.04.2017 19:01:33" news.nationalpost.com Bruges offers Canadians a unique attraction Bruges' renowned Gothic architecture was left almost unscathed by the Second World War and today, the best way to see it is by boat Stunning medieval city of Bruges offers Canadians a unique attraction in 'Bison Bridge.' #travel
"24.04.2017 19:00:53" montrealgazette.com Montreal towing industry run by organized crime: inspector general The territory of the city of Montreal is divided into zones that are, in fact, small kingdoms where certain entrepreneurs are king and hold a strong control, Denis Gallant says “A climate of violence and reprisal reigns in the industry,” Denis Gallant writes.
"24.04.2017 18:54:04" montrealgazette.com Thousands sign petition against closing of Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to cyclists and others Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve will be closed to cyclists, in-line skaters and pedestrians from May 8 to Sept. 4 because of construction work Opposition party Projet Montréal accused the city administration on Monday of "chaotic," poorly planned management following the decision to close the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve to cyclists and other users this summer.
"24.04.2017 18:45:53" montrealgazette.com Outremont merchants oppose plans to reduce parking on Van Horne Ave. "We're collecting signatures right now so we're ready for what comes next" Merchants in Outremont say they're worried about a street improvement plan that could see half the on-street parking spots on Van Horne Ave. removed.
"24.04.2017 18:35:24" montrealgazette.com Two stretches of Ste-Catherine St. will be pedestrian-only this summer Two stretches of Ste-Catherine St. are about to close to car traffic for the summer.
"24.04.2017 18:01:33" news.nationalpost.com Why is measles making a comeback? 'You can have secondary cases very quickly. Knowing vaccine status is so important to protect the population and we don't have a system here to check' Canada eradicated measles in 1998 — so why is it making a comeback? #health
"24.04.2017 17:37:46" montrealgazette.com Marketing restrictions to help small marijuana brands compete against deep-pocketed players: panel Wide-ranging branding restrictions under the proposed Cannabis Act will probably create a more level playing field for new entrants Licensed marijuana producers have dominated Canada's medical marijuana industry, but a host of smaller brand-focused companies are waiting to disrupt the industry in the new era of recreational legalization.
"24.04.2017 17:29:16" Tax credits for families with children Still need to file your tax return? Here are some tips for families with children.
"24.04.2017 17:01:35" news.nationalpost.com On the Crown tour Featured in the Golden Globe-winning drama The Crown, Eltham Palace is an Art Deco masterpiece that underwent a bold transformation in the 1930s On the Crown tour: So many regal London locations double as sets for Netflix series. #travel
"24.04.2017 16:30:55" montrealgazette.com Twelve-year-old boy drives almost a third of the way across Australia before police stop him The boy may have avoided suspicion during his journey because he appears older than his age and is about 6 feet tall. Outback police have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was almost a third of his way toward driving solo across Australia.
"24.04.2017 16:01:46" news.nationalpost.com A picturesque weekend in Banff A marathon road trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks with four photographers A picturesque weekend in Banff: A photographer's pilgrimage to Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier and more. #travel
"24.04.2017 16:01:30" montrealgazette.com Brigitte Macron was Emmanuel's teacher when he was 15. Now, she could become France's first lady Presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron met Brigitte, 24 years his senior, when he began to act in her theatre pieces. The relationship grew to the point that she divorced the father of her three children While French first ladies have a checkered history — making headlines for excessive spending, extra-marital affairs, treason and even murder — they've never been as central a figure in the formative years of their husbands' lives as Brigitte has been for
"24.04.2017 15:40:36" montrealgazette.com Breakthrough for Le Pen: The formerly fringe right-wing candidate has become a major contender After a wave of bloody terrorist attacks, a surge of refugees and the aching sense that France's identity is slipping away, many voters appear ready to imagine her as their president Marine Le Pen says if most French voters endorse her harsh anti-immigration plans, that means she is a centrist.
"24.04.2017 15:25:42" montrealgazette.com John Oliver explains why Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are not 'moderating influences' Oliver compared Kushner to Where's Waldo: “If you look at photos of Trump's meetings, he's in all of them.” But what exactly is he doing there? “It seems when it comes to lying about easily observable facts, the apple does not fall far from the orange."
"24.04.2017 15:01:44" news.nationalpost.com Stale-bread beer and crooked carrots From "trash cooking" dinners to supermarket chains getting into the business of ugly produce, the concept of waste-based products is moving towards... Stale-bread beer and crooked carrots: How the hottest trend in food start-ups is turning trash into products. #life
"24.04.2017 14:58:54" montrealgazette.com Osheaga unveils daily lineup; single-day passes on sale this week Lorde headlines on Aug. 4, Muse tops the bill on Aug. 5, and the Weeknd closes the festival on Aug. 6. More than 100 acts will perform over the course of the festival.
"24.04.2017 14:53:26" montrealgazette.com Death of Edmonton toddler a 'devastating tragedy' Family members of a toddler found dead Friday identified him as Anthony Joseph Raine on social media Sunday while a snow-ringed memorial in north Edmonton continued to grow. “It's our most precious resource, our children. For someone to just abandon a child like that, it's horrific.”
"24.04.2017 14:45:10" driving.ca Yes, car insurance is a wreck, so you need to shop around Recent report damning Ontario's car insurance system means it's even more important for Canadian drivers to find the best deal driving.ca: Depending on where in Canada you live, car insurance can be a mess. Bottom line? Shop around to protect yourself – and your money. #autos
"24.04.2017 14:32:58" montrealgazette.com PQ turns over $130,000 in disputed contributions to elections watchdog The Parti Québécois announced Monday it has refunded more than $130,000 in contributions deemed illegal by Quebec's Director General of Elections (DGE). The PQ also announced it had deposited another $150,000 in a trust account pending the outcome of another claim it is fighting in Quebec Superior Court.
"24.04.2017 13:53:21" montrealgazette.com What train? Operation Lifesaver uses VR to promote rail safety To mark the beginning of Rail Safety Week, the organization has created two immersive videos that put the viewer in the role of driver and pedestrian attempting to cross a railway. Operation Lifesaver is using virtual reality in a new awareness campaign for rail safety.
"24.04.2017 13:17:07" montrealgazette.com Oil investors raise bets on higher prices and lose, thanks to shale boom The shale boom is making it hard to be an oil optimist. While hedge funds raised their bets on rising prices, the market tanked.
"24.04.2017 13:00:39" montrealgazette.com American Airlines flight attendant violently takes baby stroller from mother Later, an unidentified male passenger confronts the flight attendant, telling him, 'You do that to me and I'll knock you flat.' The flight attendant responds with 'Hit me. Bring it on' American Airlines has suspended the flight attendant after the incident.
"24.04.2017 12:52:11" montrealgazette.com A government shutdown on Trump's 100th day? Border wall looms large amid budget tensions The budget director says they'd be willing to offer Democrats, who have a rare moment of leverage, one dollar of Obamacare payments for one dollar of wall payments The budget director says they'd be willing to offer Democrats, who have a rare moment of leverage, one dollar of Obamacare payments for one dollar of wall payments.
"24.04.2017 12:44:19" montrealgazette.com Same old Toronto Raptors: Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan are struggling in yet another playoff series They're tied 2-2, but questions remain. Over the next week, the answers could determine the Raptors' short- and long-term future. Will the Raptors be able to turn things around in Game 5?
"24.04.2017 12:19:05" montrealgazette.com Police investigate 'suspicious' fire in Little Italy ice cream shop An early morning fire that broke in an ice cream parlour on St-Laurent Blvd. is being investigated by the Montreal police arson squad. The incident came to light at about 4:45 a.m. Monday when a passerby noticed smoke inside the shop, located on St-Laurent Blvd. near the corner of St-Zotique St.
"24.04.2017 12:01:12" montrealgazette.com Sweet revenge for Quebec maple syrup producers: Thief gets five years for role in $18.7 million heist Avik Caron, who pleaded guilty, exploded with anger when he heard the stiff sentence. Caron swore at the judge, banged on a door and tussled with a guard For Avik Caron, opportunity came knocking in 2011 when the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers rented a warehouse partly owned by his wife to store that year's harvest.
As if he had been handed the keys to a bank vault, Caron almost immediately
"24.04.2017 11:45:05" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Surviving the Holocaust and bearing witness Montrealer Eva Kuper survived the Holocaust as a young child. The powerful story of her miraculous escape resonates today. Eva Kuper, 76, is a Holocaust survivor who has lived in Montreal since 1949. She herself remembers very little of her early childhood in Nazi-occupied Poland. But her life story, pieced together over more than 70 years, is a powerful example of love
"24.04.2017 11:39:33" montrealgazette.com SQ officer braves icy waters to save two children, dries off, continues patrol A Sûreté du Québec officer who twice braved the icy waters of the St. Lawrence River Sunday to rescue two young children is being praised by his colleagues, not just for his quick thinking but his … "After he'd been checked out at the hospital he went and got a dry uniform and returned to finish his shift," said SQ spokesperson Claude Denis.
"24.04.2017 11:08:40" montrealgazette.com How a would-be Ottawa pot 'empire' failed to launch Vigile, 29, once operated two pot dispensaries in the city, with a third location “coming soon.” But those two locations are now closed. A sign on the door Sunday at the Stittsville store reads: “To our valued customers. We are closed indefinitely. S As proposed legislation might open up the promised land of a recreational marijuana market, a legal spat, drug and gun charges against his family, and a connection to the Hells Angels all threaten to send this Ottawa man's dispensary dreams up in smoke.
"24.04.2017 10:41:39" montrealgazette.com 50 years of Aislin: Mordecai Richler was here "I don't believe I have caricatured any cabinet minister as much as I have Mordecai Richler. But then, none of them was ever as interesting." “Mosher,” he once offered, “a satirist must have 360-degree vision. Spare no one, not even me.”
"24.04.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: A sunny start to the workweek. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @juegarrett. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4b2V
"24.04.2017 10:06:43" montrealgazette.com From the archives: Arctic explorer escaped blaze, wooed Montreal This story was first published on April 28, 2002, in the Montreal Gazette. With difficulty the concert room was cleared by taking the company down by ladders placed to the front window… With difficulty the concert room was cleared by taking the company down by ladders placed to the front windows, the flames rushing into the room from the burning evergreens in the passage and prohibiting all egress by that channel. … Fortunately for the
"24.04.2017 01:59:16" montrealgazette.com Canadian astronaut hopefuls should have the polite stuff The fourth recruitment process is currently underway as Canada looks to double its astronaut corps this summer with the addition of two new members. The field has been reduced from 3,772 to 32, including 11 women.
"24.04.2017 01:15:19" National Post Music Video: The Last Internationale perform "Wanted Man" in the National Post studio.
"23.04.2017 23:49:57" montrealgazette.com Jack Todd: Canadiens-Rangers series decided on a bounce or two For six games this April, we have been treated to some of the fastest, most intense, most physical hockey I have ever seen. Instead of talking about the great hockey we saw, we're doomed to listen to a bunch of perpetually miserable hysterics wave their Corsis at us until puck drop next season.
"23.04.2017 23:47:13" montrealgazette.com Montreal Taxi Bureau seeks a standard "look" for its fleet Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre launched a new program Sunday designed to standardize the look of the city's taxi industry while it struggles to survive in the face of competition like Uber. The goal of the program is to make taxis in the city instantly recognizable with uniform colours and the word 'Bonjour' displayed in large letters on the doors of cabs.
"23.04.2017 22:41:27" montrealgazette.com MacArthur scores OT winner, Senators edge Bruins in Game 6 to advance Clarke MacArthur scored the winner 6:30 into overtime as the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday afternoon to win their Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games. It was the fourth overtime game of the series. Boston forced a Game 6 with a 3-2 double-overtime win Friday night in Ottawa.
"23.04.2017 21:57:34" montrealgazette.com Two Canadians added to United States' list of most-wanted terrorists One of the men is a prominent fighter, as well as recruiter and fundraiser for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant The decision to add 24-year-old Farah Mohamed Shirdon and 30-year-old Tarek Sakr to the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists was published in an official register of U.S. government regulations.
"23.04.2017 21:55:19" montrealgazette.com Pope Francis calls refugee centres concentration camps, but Jewish group says there is no comparison 'We respectfully urge the Pope to reconsider his regrettable choice of words... Precision of facts is absolutely essential when making any historical reference' The pope hasn't hesitated to lend his moral voice to controversial subjects.
"23.04.2017 21:08:49" montrealgazette.com Pat Hickey: Do Habs keep Price, or rebuild from scratch? In the wake of the Canadiens' loss in the first round of the NHL playoffs, the big question is: Where does the team go from here? With a healthy Carey Price in goal and some key off-season acqui… With a healthy Carey Price in goal and some key off-season acquisitions, this was supposed to be a season in which the Canadiens were in a position to challenge for the Stanley Cup. Instead, it is a team that might be on the verge of a major rebuild.
"23.04.2017 19:55:18" montrealgazette.com Squeaky Wheels: Silent floors on trains don't prohibit conversation Commuting questions answered. This week: what's allowed on silent floors, a blacked-out section of Highway 20, and broken train doors.
"23.04.2017 19:43:57" montrealgazette.com More than just Connor McDavid: Edmonton Oilers rode total team effort to victory in Round 1 After McDavid led Edmonton back to the playoffs with a 100-point season, he got plenty of help against the San Jose Sharks Next for the Oilers is another veteran, playoff-tested team in the Ducks. Anaheim swept the Calgary Flames in the first round and has posted a 15-0-3 record over its last 18 games.
"23.04.2017 19:40:42" montrealgazette.com Waterloo, Ont., to turn dog poop into energy, fertilizer through pilot program The Ontario city best known for headquartering BlackBerry may soon be known for an entirely different commodity -- dog poop The program may expand into other cities across North America.
"23.04.2017 18:30:00" montrealgazette.com Celine Cooper: Let's act to regularize flow of asylum seekers Suspending the Safe Third Country Agreement with the United States is not a magic bullet. But it remove an incentive for irregular crossings. Is the United States still a safe country for asylum seekers?
"23.04.2017 18:28:49" montrealgazette.com Centrist Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen make it to second round of French vote: projection The race is seen as a litmus test for the spread of populism and could help determine Europe's future. Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron will likely face each other in the second-round of the French presidential election.
"23.04.2017 17:55:38" montrealgazette.com 'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office Universal Pictures' eighth installment in "The Fast and the Furious" franchise earned $38.7 million over the weekend, down 61 per cent from its debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. "The Fate of the Furious" sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller "Unforgettable" and historical drama "The Promise" in the dust.
"23.04.2017 17:39:08" montrealgazette.com Two hurt: Smoke detectors missing in Outremont home damaged by fire The couple are being treated at the hospital's burn unit after having suffered second-degree burns to more than half their bodies. A couple believed to be in their 70s were taken to Hotel Dieu Hospital in critical condition early Sunday morning after a fire broke out in their home in Outremont.
"23.04.2017 17:04:44" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Dreaming of a new vocation for the Montreal Forum Habs' former home could be perfect for a community sports complex that would serve a growing neighbourhood, one hockey fan suggests. Twenty-one years after the Canadiens abandoned their spiritual home and moved into the Bell (then-Molson) Centre, what's left of the old Forum today is more akin to a sad, abandoned suburban mall than Canada's most storied entertainment venue.
"23.04.2017 15:17:45" montrealgazette.com Quebec promises to ease rules around volunteering after public outcry The March episode made headlines around the province and highlighted the tight hold of unions over Quebec's complex bureaucracy. Martin Thibert, mayor of a small Quebec town by the U.S. border, was almost finished painting the interior of his kids' public school with the help of a group of volunteers when an inspector showed up. The provincial construction inspector told the
"23.04.2017 14:00:00" montrealgazette.com Fitness: Become a runner in eight weeks To help you go from a wannabe to a full-fledged runner, watch this space for a weekly series of workouts that take eight weeks to complete and requires you carve out time from your busy schedule. Robins, crocuses and rain showers aren't the only signs that spring has sprung. All of a sudden, runners are everywhere — sparking envy in those who always wanted to run, but ...
"23.04.2017 13:00:36" montrealgazette.com Erin Moran, Joanie Cunningham in 'Happy Days,' dies at 56 “Such sad sad news. RIP Erin,” Happy Days star Ron Howard tweeted Saturday. “I'll always choose to remember you on our show making scenes better. Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi, died Saturday at age 56.
"23.04.2017 12:44:52" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Early voter turnout in France high, U.S. carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers and more France begins presidential vote in test for populism: Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that's seen as a litmus tes… Amid heightened security, French voters began casting ballots for their next president Sunday in a first-round poll that's seen as a litmus test for the spread of populism around the world and a vote on the future of Europe.
"23.04.2017 05:05:50" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Scoring drought rains on Canadiens' parade Summer has come early again for Montreal. Not as early as last year — when they didn't make the playoffs — but too early for fans that haven't seen a Stanley Cup since 1993. It was the same old problem for the Canadiens — they simply couldn't score enough goals.
"23.04.2017 04:37:06" montrealgazette.com In the Habs' Room: Montreal learns effort is not enough There was a lot of talk about effort after the Canadiens were eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs Saturday, but the bottom line is a season-long failure to generate offence came to bite them against the Rangers. The loss was a major disappointment because the Canadiens went into the season believing they had a chance to go far in the playoffs.
"23.04.2017 03:03:48" montrealgazette.com Rangers yank Canadiens off Lord Stanley's stage in N.Y. A season that began with much promise came to an end Saturday night when the New York Rangers defeated the Canadiens 3-1 at Madison Square Garden. The victory put the Rangers on top 4-2 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
"23.04.2017 02:32:19" montrealgazette.com Leafs are down but not out of tight series against Capitals Mike Babcock didn't say goodbye to Verizon Center. He said see you soon. The difference so far has been the power play, where the Capitals are 5 for 15 and the Maple Leafs are 3 for 17.
"23.04.2017 01:01:45" montrealgazette.com Montreal's Price, Washington's Holtby, Columbus' Bobrovsky named Vezina finalists Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy. The Vezina Trophy is awarded to the NHL's best goaltender.
"23.04.2017 00:58:54" National Post Music Cover Song: Stars perform a cover of
The Smiths 'What Difference Does It Make?'
#npmusic #npsessions #coversong
"23.04.2017 00:22:38" hockeyinsideout.com Liveblog: Canadiens at Rangers And “home” means the distant map points to which members of the team scatter while their boss, Canadiens General Manager Marc Bergevin, stays in Montreal to explain what would be judged a disappointing season. Win or go home.
"23.04.2017 00:21:35" montrealgazette.com Montrealers celebrate Earth Day, march for science There's no shortage of evidence showing how severe the ecological crisis is in the world right now," said organizer Nathan McDonnell. “There's no shortage of evidence showing how severe the ecological crisis is right now.”
"22.04.2017 22:50:10" montrealgazette.com 'It was an amazing period' — Montreal to mark 50 years since Expo 67 "It was an amazing period," Beck, now 75, said. "In my life and in the lives of many people." To mark the 50th anniversary of Expo 67 this week, the city of Montreal is offering a free passport for access to 14 continuing or coming events celebrating the exposition.
"22.04.2017 22:26:53" montrealgazette.com Hazard sends Chelsea into FA Cup final with victory vs. Spurs Eden Hazard had a rare view from the Chelsea bench, and it wasn't comfortable viewing. While Chelsea hasn't won the FA Cup in five years, Tottenham's drought goes back to 1991 and it has lost seven successive semifinals since then.
"22.04.2017 22:00:01" Hockey Inside/Out Outside Madison Square Garden before Game 6 between Canadiens and Rangers
"22.04.2017 21:17:22" montrealgazette.com Jackson-Hamel, Impact rally for 3-3 draw with Union Anthony Jackson-Hamel scored his second goal of the game in the 87th minute, rallying the Montreal Impact to a 3-3 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. Philadelphia (1-4-2) took a 3-0 lead on a penalty kick by Roland Alberg in the 39th minute, his second goal of the game.
"22.04.2017 20:37:16" montrealgazette.com French nationals wait for hours to vote in Montreal The line wrapped around two city blocks in Montreal's Outremont borough as thousands of patient French nationals waited to vote at Collège Stanislas Saturday. The French Consulate says more than 57,000 French nationals were registered to vote in the Montreal area.
"22.04.2017 19:59:23" Hockey Inside/Out Some photos from New York ahead of Game 6 Saturday night between the Canadiens and Rangers at Madison Square Garden
"22.04.2017 18:58:21" montrealgazette.com Quebec flooding: Watery scenes from Rigaud Hundreds have been evacuated from their homes in this 2017 flood season, including some in Rigaud. A number of Quebec communities are also on standby. Some have been evacuated, many more are on standby, everyone is watching. More on the story here: http://ow.ly/BbmK30b56NI
"22.04.2017 18:42:47" montrealgazette.com Shelter: Older N.D.G. home came with plenty of problems Carole Viger-Berman is a client strategist for an employee placement agency. Her husband, Alan Berman, is a sales representative for a fashion textiles wholesaler and his work takes him across Cana… If this is Saturday, it must mean we can peek inside another cool Montreal home.
"22.04.2017 18:08:53" National Post Music Montreal native, Kandle performed "Control Me" in the National Post music studio.
#npmusic #npsessions #cdnmusic
"22.04.2017 17:37:45" montrealgazette.com Granby Zoo had best winter season ever Credit goes to a new 300-metre skating rink and an interactive event on animals adapting to the cold. Who knew the zoo would be so popular in winter? Apparently, quite a few of you
"22.04.2017 17:29:14" hockeyinsideout.com Game Day: Canadiens' Andrew Shaw out for Game 6 vs. Rangers with upper-body injury NEW YORK — Canadiens coach Claude Julien will make three changes to his lineup for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarter-final series against the New York Rangers Saturday night at Madison Square Garden (8 p.m., CBC, NBC, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690). Shaw is one of three changes to tonight's Habs lineup
"22.04.2017 16:48:20" Hundreds of French nationals wait to cast their votes in Montreal.
"22.04.2017 16:46:31" montrealgazette.com Mixed police squad to target sexual exploitation not enough: Massé A similar squad was announced in 2013, she said. "They are announcing the same thing as if it were new. Something is not right." A similar squad was announced in 2013, Massé. "They are announcing the same thing as if it were new. Something is not right." http://ow.ly/1wz030b4ZVT
"22.04.2017 16:33:52" montrealgazette.com Tension in France as expat voting begins ahead of Sunday's presidential vote Polling stations opened Saturday with long lines in Montreal and around the French world for expats. In a sign of how tense France is, a man holding a knife caused widespread panic Saturday at Paris's Gare du Nord train station. He was arrested and no one was hurt.
"22.04.2017 15:57:42" montrealgazette.com Do you have what it takes to go to space? Retired astronauts weigh in on the gruelling recruitment process The fourth recruitment process is currently underway as Canada looks to double its astronaut corps this summer with the addition of two new members Canada will double its astronaut corps when it announces two new members Monday
"22.04.2017 15:31:01" Hockey Inside/Out Carey Price warming up at morning skate A little something as we wait for tonight's Montreal Canadiens - New York Rangers game to start from Madison Square Garden (8 p.m.).
"22.04.2017 15:00:19" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Projects for Montreal's 375th will yield lasting benefits Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary is looking to ensure Montreal's future as it celebrates its past. "While it's a festive occasion, the anniversary also presents a prime opportunity to develop and implement major socio-economic projects that will yield durable benefits for our community."
"22.04.2017 14:51:03" montrealgazette.com Flood waters stabilize in Rigaud, citizens praying for a dry Saturday The city of Rigaud was praying for a dry day Saturday as rain finally stopped overnight, giving hope to about 300 flooded families in the town near the Ontario border. Rigaud has recommended the voluntary evacuation of 470 homes.
"22.04.2017 14:49:00" montrealgazette.com The Week In Review: Condos, French tests, French vote, seniors and roadwork North Hatley condo project called a saviour and a disaster In the picturesque Eastern Townships village of North Hatley, population 632, town council is promoting a 210-unit condominium compl… In came you missed them, here are a few of our top stories
"22.04.2017 14:26:06" National Post Music Watch the video now:
Jenny Lewis was in the National Post music studio and performed "Just One Of The Guys".
"22.04.2017 13:37:11" montrealgazette.com While You Were Sleeping: Montreal winner, Quebec water, science marching, French voting Happy Earth Day. Here's a roundup of news from the day so far. No name yet, but the $55-million winning Lotto Max ticket was sold in Montreal.
"22.04.2017 13:07:25" montrealgazette.com Buy now or risk saying bye-bye to affordable Montreal home ownership If owning a home in Montreal is on your bucket list, dip in now or pay much more later on. We set the scene and look at four promising neighbourhoods. Montreal's real estate market is about to become a game of musical chairs, and anybody who doesn't get a seat soon could be left standing, permanently.
"22.04.2017 12:26:34" montrealgazette.com Laval man among 2 Canadians added to U.S.'s global terror watch list 30-year-old Tarek Sakr is believed to be part of a Quebec group who left for Syria in 2011-12. He is believed to have been part of a group who left Quebec for Syria in 2011-12. http://ow.ly/cLZt30b4MF5
"22.04.2017 11:55:00" montrealgazette.com Lloyd Barker: Impact can't take Philadelphia Union lightly Montreal faces MLS cellar dweller in quest for first road win of season. A little light reading leading up to Impact vs. winless Union in Philadelphia at 1 p.m.
"22.04.2017 11:38:34" montrealgazette.com Josh Freed: Coining 'neverendum' has conquered the globe I wish neverendum had died in Quebec along with our last referendum — and never conquered the globe. "Who knew the word would spread through the Western world to enter the Oxford Dictionary of Political Slang? Or that 27 years later, neverendums would have people everywhere worrying: Will the whole world Brex-up?" http://ow.ly/ui5t30b4KHv
"22.04.2017 11:21:22" montrealgazette.com LEAF presents your guide to Earth Day dining The non-profit organization's 2017 guide to green restaurants includes a number of Quebec establishments, including Montreal's Leméac. Leméac manager Fanny Poitras says they've always leaned green and continue to evolve. Leméac changed the paper the menus are printed on, and recycle the paper on the tables.
"22.04.2017 02:35:51" montrealgazette.com Williams scores OT winner in Game 5; Leafs on verge of elimination The Toronto Maple Leafs gave the Presidents' Trophy-winners another scare, but head home on the verge of elimination. The Capitals snatched Game 5 on Friday 2-1. They now lead the best-of-seven series 3-2.
"22.04.2017 02:10:27" montrealgazette.com Five things to do in Montreal this weekend: April 21-23 Check out the butterflies at the Botanical Gardens. Game 6 of the Canadiens and Rangers is on Saturday.
"22.04.2017 01:50:13" montrealgazette.com Another $4 million in upgrades ordered for Montreal's Formula One racetrack Montreal will have to spend an additional $4 million to upgrade the infrastructure on its Gilles-Villeneuve racetrack in time for its June race. Upgrades are needed to the paddocks and the track to improve security for racers and spectators.
"22.04.2017 01:45:37" montrealgazette.com Quebec vet association honours oldest known dog and cat in the province Hortense, 21, and Cachou, 17, were named Quebec's oldest cat and dog by the veterinarian association that tends to small animals. Furry friends, indeed.
"22.04.2017 01:21:08" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Two must-win games? Claude Julien has been here before It ain't over till it's over. Since we're in New York, why not use one of the most famous lines from the late Yankee legend Yogi Berra. The odds of the Canadiens winning Game 6 and then a Game 7 Monday night at the Bell Centre are 21.9 per cent.
"22.04.2017 00:45:21" montrealgazette.com Miss Vickie's orders recall of jalapeño chips No Salmonella has been found in the seasoning applied to the chips, but the company is issuing the recall “out of an abundance of caution.” No illnesses have been reported.
"22.04.2017 00:35:21" montrealgazette.com Man who threatened Quebec mosque shooting suspect ordered to leave the country The man who pleaded guilty to uttering death threats against the Quebecer charged in the mosque shootings earlier this year has been ordered to leave the country. Must stay away for three years.
"22.04.2017 00:30:45" montrealgazette.com Minister recommends investigation into conduct of Quebec Court judge Judge Peter Bradley charged with refusing to hear neighbours dispute over a damaged fence. Judge Bradley is only the seventh judge to have been the subject of a dismissal recommendation since 1978.
"22.04.2017 00:15:46" montrealgazette.com Earth Day celebrations at Léo-Pariseau Park As part of Earth Day celebrations this weekend, the Milton-Parc Citizens Committee is organizing a family-friendly Earth Day gathering Saturday at Parc Léo Pariseau. The park is considered under threat because it is zoned residential.
"22.04.2017 00:09:11" montrealgazette.com Rangers' Lundqvist has edge on Price in clinching series The Rangers lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series 3-2 against the Canadiens and have a chance to wrap it up at at home Sunday. The Rangers lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal series 3-2 and have a chance to wrap it up at at home Sunday.
"21.04.2017 23:04:32" montrealgazette.com Dime MTL opens shop on St-Laurent Blvd. On Saturday, Dime MTL, a local skateboard brand established in 2005, will open a much anticipated permanent store. The Montreal company is known for leading the city's skate scene to the world stage.
"21.04.2017 22:51:20" montrealgazette.com Blainville's Adonis Stevenson to face Andrzej Fonfara Stevenson, 28-1 with 23 knockouts, will be fighting for the first time since July, when he stopped Thomas Williams in four rounds at Quebec City. Bout is on June 3 at the Bell Centre
"21.04.2017 22:49:14" montrealgazette.com Citizens' committee formed to fight west end electoral boundary changes A west end citizens' committee, which includes community activists and former politicians, has been formed and a lawyer hired to fight electoral boundary changes. This decision by Quebec's electoral commission reduces Montreal's representation in Quebec City from 28 to 27 members of the National Assembly.
"21.04.2017 22:33:01" montrealgazette.com April rain on track to beat Montreal records The city has already been soaked with 135 millimetres of rain this April, 30 millimetres shy of a record set in 2005. “If you're a mosquito, you'll have a lot more friends.”
"21.04.2017 21:30:44" twitter.com The Score on Twitter They're looking for Max Pacioretty in Montreal. If you find him, point out the direction of the net.
"21.04.2017 21:16:42" montrealgazette.com Three arrested in police sweep of North Shore bars Three persons have been arrested and will face criminal charges following a sweep on Thursday of 10 North Shore bars by local police forces. More raids have been scheduled for next month.
"21.04.2017 21:08:26" montrealgazette.com New Quebec-wide police squad to crack down on pimps Public security minister Martin Coiteux announced Friday the creation of an integrated team to combat sexual exploitation that will be made up of 25 investigators from various police forces. “Life is going to be extremely difficult for pimps in Quebec in the coming years."
"21.04.2017 19:58:07" montrealgazette.com What the Puck: Game 5 loss a bitter pill to swallow for Habs fans It is a tough job being a Habs fan. That's what many of us were thinking after the Montreal Canadiens' overtime loss in Game 5 to the New York Rangers. “This agony of defeat thing is too much. I hate when we lose.”
"21.04.2017 19:56:35" montrealgazette.com Impact look to build momentum on road against MLS doormat Philadelphia The Impact, second-last in the Eastern Conference with a 1-2-3 record, meet the Union Saturday afternoon at Talen Energy Stadium in suburban Chester, Penn. Philadelphia is last overall, the only MLS team yet to record a victory in six games (0-4-2).
"21.04.2017 19:15:08" montrealgazette.com Hitman sees murder charge stayed after conviction in another case The decision makes Wolfson the second person charged with murder in Quebec who has seen their case placed under a stay of proceedings after the Jordan ruling "It mocks justice," the victim's father said outside the courthouse.
"21.04.2017 19:01:22" news.nationalpost.com On the Crown tour Featured in the Golden Globe-winning drama The Crown, Eltham Palace is an Art Deco masterpiece that underwent a bold transformation in the 1930s On the Crown tour: So many regal London locations double as sets for Netflix series. #travel
"21.04.2017 18:30:15" business.financialpost.com Family Finance B.C. couple are outspending their monthly income by 38% and could be forced to sell their condo and become renters. But there are solutions In their mid-sixties and in a vise of debt, B.C. couple needs a balance-sheet fix and fast #business
"21.04.2017 18:15:08" news.nationalpost.com Diet soda's link to stroke, dementia Normal soda isn't an option either, after not only being associated with obesity and its consequences, such as diabetes, but with poorer memory and... People who drink diet soda daily are almost three times more likely to develop stroke and dementia, according to a new study. #health
"21.04.2017 18:06:21" montrealgazette.com Blue Metropolis: Ojibwe writer David Treuer on his uncommon upbringing The recipient of the 2017 First Peoples Literary Prize grew up on a Minnesota reserve with an Ojibwe mother and Holocaust survivor father. Treuer's newest novel, Prudence, revolves around a Second World War POW camp on the banks of the northern Mississippi.
"21.04.2017 17:47:53" montrealgazette.com People who drink diet soda daily are almost three times more likely to develop stroke, dementia: study Normal soda isn't an option either, after not only being associated with obesity and its consequences, such as diabetes, but with poorer memory and smaller overall brain volumes People should be “cautious” about their intake of diet sodas.
"21.04.2017 17:39:23" montrealgazette.com Don Macpherson: The Story of Us isn't The title The Story of Us implies that there is a single history of Canada, and that the CBC series would tell that history completely. What you see on the commemorative $10 bill to be released on June 1 depends on what you know about our history — or histories, Don Macpherson writes.
"21.04.2017 17:15:12" news.nationalpost.com Conjure up some dessert magic These two simple desserts — coconut lemon "Impossible Pie" and coffee caramel "Magic Cake" — form perfect layers as they bake Conjure up some dessert magic with coconut, lemon and a little bit of tenderness. #life
"21.04.2017 16:49:42" montrealgazette.com Downtown roadwork will be minimal this summer, Montreal promises As roadwork season gets underway, the city pledges to keep downtown streets free so people can celebrate Montreal's 375th anniversary. Streets will be closed, but for celebrations rather than construction, we're told.
"21.04.2017 16:36:34" montrealgazette.com Marie Saint Pierre's 30-year fashion career celebrated in new book Madeleine Goubau's Maison Marie Saint Pierre: en 30 tableaux marks a milestone for the Montreal designer, spotlighting 30 defining moments. They told her there was no future in Montreal. They were wrong.
"21.04.2017 16:25:15" montrealgazette.com Bill Zacharkiw: A good food and wine pairing involves simple logic A mind-blowing pairing requires in-depth knowledge of your wine and recipe, and some luck. But a really good pairing isn't hard to get. Understanding wine is complicated, but finding the right food pairing is even more of a conundrum for many.
"21.04.2017 16:15:15" news.nationalpost.com Sorry, vegetarians According to the authors, earlier studies linking vegetarian diets with lower death rates have been criticized for not being representative of the... Sorry, vegetarians. A new study says eating green won't lower your risk of early death. #health
"21.04.2017 15:56:04" National Post Music The talented Toronto rapper Abdominal was in the National Post studio.
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"21.04.2017 15:50:55" montrealgazette.com Cooper the Golden Labradoodle placed on the wrong Westjet flight, ends up lost in Hamilton "Cooper" was supposed to be flown from Halifax to Deer Lake, but ended up in Hamilton where he escaped from his leash during a walk Sometimes you get bumped, sometimes you end up on the entirely wrong airplane.
"21.04.2017 15:42:36" montrealgazette.com The Right Chemistry: Why eating fibre matters Increased fibre intake leads to greater diversity of bacteria in our gut, the result being a reduction in dangerous simmering inflammation. Our skin, mouth and, mostly, our digestive tract are hosts to somewhere between 30 and 50 trillion bacteria of hundreds of species, collectively referred to as the “microbiome.”
"21.04.2017 15:11:24" ISIL has claimed responsibility for killing a police officer in Paris.
"21.04.2017 15:02:24" montrealgazette.com Quebec creates multi-force squad to fight prostitution, human trafficking The anti-prostitution squad will be based in Montreal and include investigators from Montreal, Quebec City, Gatineau, Longueuil, the SQ and RCMP. The anti-prostitution squad would be based in Montreal.
"21.04.2017 15:01:25" news.nationalpost.com A picturesque weekend in Banff A marathon road trip to Banff and Jasper National Parks with four photographers A picturesque weekend in Banff: A photographer's pilgrimage to Lake Louise, Athabasca Glacier and more. #travel
"21.04.2017 14:53:53" montrealgazette.com Three arrested in police sweep of North Shore bars Three persons have been arrested and will face criminal charges following a sweep on Thursday of 10 North Shore bars by local police forces. The three will face charges of assaulting a police officer, obstruction of a peace officer and violating bail conditions.
"21.04.2017 14:50:32" montrealgazette.com Watchwords: 'Gung ho' originates with U.S. Marines Gung ho means enthusiastic, passionate, even zealous, and it can be used in all manner of contexts. It dates from the Second World War. Gung ho's origin story is really weird.
"21.04.2017 14:26:58" montrealgazette.com Canada bolsters net neutrality regulations while U.S. discards them Canada is strengthening regulations to protect the principle of net neutrality just as the U.S. is preparing to gut Obama-era internet rules. The CRTC says Quebecor's practice of not charging users for data they used for music-streaming services like Spotify violates fairness rules.
"21.04.2017 13:49:38" montrealgazette.com The truth is out there: 'The X-Files is coming back Fox said Thursday it has ordered a second chapter of what it's calling an "X-Files" ''event series." Something to believe in.
"21.04.2017 13:49:00" montrealgazette.com Man files lawsuit claiming Bose is spying on its customers through their headphones A class-action lawsuit accuses the high-end audio equipment maker of spying on its users and selling information about their listening habits without permission Sounds like it's hard to find privacy these days.
"21.04.2017 13:48:03" montrealgazette.com Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car in Los Angeles Cuba Gooding Sr., who sang the 1972 hit "Everybody Plays the Fool," has died. The cause of death is under investigation, but police say there was drug paraphernalia in the car.
"21.04.2017 13:22:20" montrealgazette.com Dogs of Montreal: Meet Nema Boston Terrier spends her days hunting the sun in owner Jean-Mathieu Vincent's apartment. Her snack of choice is kale or broccoli. Nema's a little cat-like, truth be told.
"21.04.2017 13:20:47" montrealgazette.com Social Notes: Party perfection in Black & White A colossal congrats is in order for the super-team responsible for the recent 12th annual Black & White Dance Party
"21.04.2017 13:13:19" montrealgazette.com It's past time to get serious about climate change When my kids were preschoolers (and I was a bit preoccupied with potty training, play dates and runny noses), we, the human race, had options. We are headed for a rollercoaster ride, courtesy of the laws of nature, physics and biology.
"21.04.2017 12:41:19" montrealgazette.com Quebecers ready to spend taxes on transit, but not pro sports: poll Montrealers may welcome a return of a major league baseball team, but most of them don't want to see their tax dollars pay for it, a poll suggests. Where would you rather see your money go?
"21.04.2017 11:58:54" montrealgazette.com Quebec theatre icon Paul Hébert dies at age 92 Theatre icon Paul Hébert, best known as Siméon Desrosiers in Le Temps d'une paix, and founder of six Quebec theatres, has died. He was 92. Hébert was a giant in Quebec's theatre world.
"21.04.2017 11:23:09" montrealgazette.com Earth Day march stresses importance of science in everyday life "We are living in a very dangerous period, when science and research are under attack," says organizer of Montreal event inspired by march in Washington Why a march for science?
"21.04.2017 11:19:49" montrealgazette.com Rain expected to wane, but riverfront neighbourhoods on flood alert Neighbourhoods from Rigaud to Laval remain vigilant as water levels continue to rise despite the expected break in precipitation. Here is your morning flood update.
"21.04.2017 11:13:25" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: A flood of refugees; an inundation of Rangers Also: Canada refuses to rise to Trump's bait, and a very royal birthday celebration All we need is a little dogged determination.
"21.04.2017 10:53:25" montrealgazette.com Brownstein: Jewish and Palestinian alliance sets the stage at Blue Met Playwrights Stephen Orlov and Samah Sabawi discuss their shared purpose and obstacles at Bridging the Diaspora Divide “I was surprised how quickly we were able to bond on our work. We were blessed. It was based on mutual respect.”
"21.04.2017 10:44:05" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: Wet and cloudy. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4aLn
"21.04.2017 10:19:52" montrealgazette.com Refugee surge across U.S. border creates backlog at IRB The number of refugee claimants crossing illegally from the U.S. into Quebec continues to rise dramatically. Some people take a cab to the border, then walk across the ditch.
"21.04.2017 10:12:12" montrealgazette.com Frail nursing home residents paying price for poor planning, outraged... But health official says Henri-Bradet Centre must be renovated, and elderly who are relocated to Jewish General will be well cared for The residents will have to swap the privacy of their single rooms for semi-private chambers at the Jewish General Hospital. http://ow.ly/qPOT30b2PDQ
"21.04.2017 02:36:42" montrealgazette.com Canadiens pushed to the brink after losing 3-2 in overtime Montreal squandered two one-goal leads before Mika Zibanejad broke the Bell Centre faithful's hearts with the winner in the extra frame. Mika Zibanejad scored at 14:22 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 win over the Canadiens Thursday night at the Bell Centre. The win gives the Rangers a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series.
"21.04.2017 01:51:19" montrealgazette.com Lower Canada College students display art in downtown gallery There are a total of 35 student pieces that include vibrantly coloured paintings and sculptures. Over the next couple days, 18 Lower Canada College students are proudly displaying their art alongside the work of Canadian masters in the distinguished, downtown-based Alan Klinkhoff Gallery.
"21.04.2017 01:37:06" montrealgazette.com Montreal trouble spots to avoid on the roads this weekend Highway 20 eastbound heading downtown is best avoided, as Transport Quebec will be closing it to do work on the Turcot Interchange. Roadwork roundup for Montreal this weekend.
"20.04.2017 22:31:48" montrealgazette.com SNC-Lavalin to buy British engineering firm WS Atkins PLC for $3.6 billion The deal, expected to close in Q3, will enhance SNC-Lavalin's size by boosting annual revenues to $12.1 billion and increasing employee numbers to 53,000. SNC-Lavalin says it has reached an agreement to purchase British engineering and project management consultancy WS Atkins PLC for $3.6 billion.
"20.04.2017 22:25:00" montrealgazette.com Canadiens' piñatas push back against Rangers Byron and Gallagher take a licking and keep on ticking in physical playoff series. One of the problems with the Canadiens is that their small guys play big, while their big guys often play small.
"20.04.2017 21:57:08" hockeyinsideout.com Liveblog: Rangers at Canadiens The Rangers-Canadiens quarter-final series is down to a best-of-three… and it would ill behoove the home team to drop Thursday evening's opener. Mike Boone's live blog of Thursday's matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and the N.Y. Rangers at the Bell Centre in Montreal.
"20.04.2017 21:55:42" montrealgazette.com Ten great bars in Montreal to watch Habs playoff games Here are some suggestions for some of the best places in Montreal to watch Montreal Canadiens playoff games. Where are you watching tonight's game?
"20.04.2017 21:01:04" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Quiet Canadien Andrei Markov lets his stick do the talking Through the first four games of the Eastern Conference quarter-final series against the New York Rangers, Markov was averaging 26:44 of ice time. When he was drafted in 1998, Markov was a shiny diamond in the rough.
"20.04.2017 20:27:17" montrealgazette.com Opinion: A more effective way to match volunteers and worthy causes Using digital connective power to create a central volunteering matchmaking service would help everyday people of goodwill transform lives. As National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) approaches, it's worth reminding ourselves that the goodwill of everyday people makes our society stronger, kinder and healthier, Concordia president Alan Shepard writes.
"20.04.2017 20:22:28" Reporting from 420 celebrations on Mount Royal
"20.04.2017 20:19:39" montrealgazette.com Paris gunman kills police officer and wounds a second in attack on famous Champs Elysees shopping area Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysées shopping district. Paris police say a gunman has killed a police officer and wounded another before being killed himself in an attack on the Champs-Elysées shopping district.
"20.04.2017 20:19:18" Reporting from the 420 celebrations on Mount Royal in Montreal
"20.04.2017 20:12:21" montrealgazette.com Rosas bringing 'life-affirming' Rain back to town Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is squarely among those members of Europe's avant-garde dance world capable of attracting large audiences to big houses. Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker is squarely among those members of Europe's avant-garde dance world capable of attracting large audiences to big houses.
"20.04.2017 19:30:27" montrealgazette.com Emma, William top Quebec's most popular baby names for 2016 This is the second year in a row Emma tops the list for girls. The name has proven popular in Quebec, having been in the top two for the province over the last six years. Quebec has released the most popular baby names for 2016. At the top of the list: Emma and William.
"20.04.2017 18:47:54" montrealgazette.com Alouettes trade S.J. Green to Argonauts for sixth-round draft pick, 2018 conditional draft pick The Montreal Alouettes traded S.J. Green to the Toronto Argonauts in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick this season and a conditional draft pick in 2018, the team announced Thursday. "We would like to thank S.J. for all of his contributions and devotion to our team and organization,” said Alouettes general manager Kavis Reed.
"20.04.2017 18:45:10" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Hysteria over 'high driving' is all half-baked Marijuana, by most measures, is not in any way the scourge that alcohol is driving.ca's Motor Mouth thinks that maybe, just maybe, marijuana "isn't in any way the scourge that alcohol is." #autos
"20.04.2017 18:27:22" montrealgazette.com Formula E Montreal ePrix single-day tickets go on sale April 22 Tickets for single-day Formula E races in Montreal go on sale April 22 at noon. The Hydro-Québec Montreal ePrix will take place July 29 and 30.
"20.04.2017 17:55:18" montrealgazette.com Segal Centre makes rock 'n' roll history with Million Dollar Quartet The Broadway musical is set to debut Sunday, April 23, while the Segal announces another meeting of musical legends for its 2017/18 season. A miraculous moment of four stars aligning is about to take place.
"20.04.2017 17:54:42" montrealgazette.com Former batonniere clashes with Quebec Bar over attendance fees Another clash has occurred between lawyer Lu Chan Khuong and the Barreau du Québec, the province's professional order of lawyers that Khuong briefly headed and hopes to lead again. The Barreau was briefly headed by Khuong before she resigned in 2015 following allegations of shoplifting.
"20.04.2017 17:54:02" montrealgazette.com Julie Snyder to return to Radio-Canada for a 5 à 7 She will broadcast live from Îles-de-la-Madeleine on summer Sundays.
"20.04.2017 17:15:16" montrealgazette.com Gregory Charles has a classic strategy for the Lanaudière Festival “My wife comes from rural Manitoba,” Gregory Charles said over the phone in what would be a somewhat roundabout way of explaining why he was the right choice for artistic director of the annual summer Lanaudière Festival. Gregory Charles's outreach plans include a new stress on the young talent with which he is already widely identified.
"20.04.2017 17:04:53" Mega Vision Ep. 3: Does Valérie Plante have what it takes to be mayor. The Projet Montréal leader joins Chris to talk politics and pit bulls.
"20.04.2017 17:02:19" montrealgazette.com Ontario slaps 15% tax on foreign buyers, expands rent control in 16-point plan to cool housing Ontario also plans to help cool a hot housing market by allowing Toronto to impose a tax on vacant homes and using surplus lands for affordable housing The Ontario government moved forward Thursday with initiatives to rein in the housing market, with 16 new measures to control real estate, including a 15 per cent tax on foreign buyers and expanded rent control rules.
"20.04.2017 17:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Are budget flights really a bargain? After including hidden fees and standard options on airlines like Wow, Level, and Norwegian, the discount doesn't always add up to much. But there... Are new budget flights between U.S. and Europe really a bargain? #travel
"20.04.2017 16:26:44" montrealgazette.com Alouettes sign free-agent receiver Devon Bailey The 6-foot-5, 202-pounder was selected in the first round (sixth overall) by the Edmonton Eskimos in 2014 after playing at St. Francis-Xavier University. With training camp barely more than a month away, first-year Alouettes general manager Kavis Reed continues tinkering with his roster.
"20.04.2017 16:08:34" montrealgazette.com More than 7,500 drivers pulled over by SQ during Easter weekend The Sûreté du Québec pulled over 7,500 drivers over the long weekend, including 5,259 drivers who were going too fast. Excessive speed remains the No. 1 cause of fatal accidents, the SQ said in a statement. http://ow.ly/FCwk30b1rzh
"20.04.2017 16:07:31" Montreal Gazette Does Valérie Plante have what it takes to be mayor? The Projet Montréal leader is on Mega Vision Thursday to talk city politics. Today at 1 p.m., Projet Montréal leader Valérie Plante talks city politics with Christopher Curtis. Tune in live at https://facebook.com/montrealgazette/
"20.04.2017 16:01:34" news.nationalpost.com Soup to warm the soul The trusty cauliflower, when made into a warming soup, provides satisfying sustenance for home and hearth, according to Copenhagen food writer... Soup to warm the soul: Savour cauliflower cream 'til spring takes hold. #life
"20.04.2017 15:45:10" driving.ca Shackleton descendant tackles Antarctica – in a Hyundai Santa Fe A century after his great-grandfather's fateful trip, Patrick Bergel becomes the first person to take a passenger car across the Antarctic driving.ca: It's as though anyone with Shackleton blood has a thirst for four-wheeled adventures – and a disregard for danger. #autos
"20.04.2017 15:43:07" montrealgazette.com Quebec consumers of sugary drinks likely to be teens, have poor oral health Young Quebecers — from 15 to 17 years old — are large consumers of sugary drinks, the Institut de la statistique du Québec said Thursday. About half of Quebecers 15 and older consume soft drinks occasionally or regularly, this study suggests. http://ow.ly/34M630b1nwz
"20.04.2017 15:37:07" montrealgazette.com Montreal SPCA launches website aimed at stopping city's 'urban rodeo' Describing a rodeo planned as part of Montreal's 375th anniversary celebration as "a barbaric activity," the Montreal SPCA has launched a website aimed at marshalling public opinion against the eve… The SPCA contends that rodeos in general subject the animals to undue stress and “unnecessary suffering.”
"20.04.2017 15:15:07" news.nationalpost.com The new Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks Don't let its colour-changing “spectacle” distract you from the fact that it contains 50 per cent of a day's worth of saturated fat The new Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks is packed with colours, calories, sugar and saturated fat. #life
"20.04.2017 15:07:57" montrealgazette.com Environment minister being sued for failing to protect boreal woodland caribou The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society filed the suit in a Montreal court today The woodland caribou habitat was identified as critical in 2012.
"20.04.2017 15:07:13" montrealgazette.com Supreme Court to review Hydro-Québec's Churchill Falls energy deal with Newfoundland and Labrador The Supreme Court of Canada says it will review the 1969 Churchill Falls energy deal that has been highly profitable for Hydro-Quebec but much less so for Newfoundland and Labrador. The dam has generated more than $26 billion for Hydro-Québec compared with about $2 billion for Newfoundland and Labrador.
"20.04.2017 15:01:34" news.nationalpost.com Beyond spring cleaning Think your home furnishings are a dust magnet? New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine just spent 16 years cleaning and conserving its rare,... Beyond spring cleaning: St. John the Divine in New York spent 16 years sprucing up tapestries. #travel
"20.04.2017 14:30:35" National Post Music NEW VIDEO: Toronto rapper Abdominal dredges up some 'Dirt' in the National Post music Studio.
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"20.04.2017 14:15:07" news.nationalpost.com Stale-bread beer and crooked carrots From "trash cooking" dinners to supermarket chains getting into the business of ugly produce, the concept of waste-based products is moving towards... Stale-bread beer and crooked carrots: How the hottest trend in food start-ups is turning trash into products. #life
"20.04.2017 13:55:44" montrealgazette.com Glavin: Turkey formalizes Erdogan's brutal dictatorship It's hard to pinpoint the moment that it happened, the event that was the final straw. When was the point of no return?
"20.04.2017 13:47:14" montrealgazette.com Husband of New York judge found dead in Hudson River denies it was suicide 'Those of us who loved Sheila and knew her well do not believe that these unfounded conclusions have any basis in reality' The sudden death of Judge Abdus-Salaam — and the hours that led up to it — remains shrouded in mystery.
"20.04.2017 13:46:48" montrealgazette.com Braid: On dairy system, Trump has us over a barrel of feta Everything about trade is suddenly on the table, including that slice of imported cheese that came with a 277 per cent tariff. In Canada, we love to paint ourselves as free traders, but deep down we are not.
"20.04.2017 13:03:11" montrealgazette.com Andrew Coyne: Milking Trump for our own benefit From any proper appreciation of Canadian interests, an end to supply management is one of the best outcomes that could be hoped for from NAFTA talks Suddenly the tantalizing possibility arises that supply management itself might be on the table as part of the looming renegotiation of NAFTA.
"20.04.2017 12:55:35" montrealgazette.com Flood risk updates issued for Montreal, Laval and West Island The possibility of more precipitation has led to flood watches being issued for Montreal, Laval and several West Island municipalities. The rain will start up again tonight.
"20.04.2017 12:55:10" montrealgazette.com Early morning raids by six police forces bust 'vast' South Shore drug ring More than a dozen raids conducted by 140 police officers were carried out in four South Shore municipalities, Longueuil police report. The scale of the network was such that it was able to furnish 20 or 30 kilograms of cocaine a week to its clientele, which police say included criminal biker gangs.
"20.04.2017 12:54:13" Hockey Inside/Out Watch this week's HI/O Show as Jack Todd, Jess Rusnak, Chris Nilan and host Adam Susser discuss the latest Canadiens news and what's wrong with captain Max Pacioretty.
"20.04.2017 12:27:27" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Innovation helps millennials cope in the gig economy Transform/er Montreal April 29-30 will explore ideas for dealing with financial insecurity and cutthroat competition for low-paying jobs. The future of work is as bleak as it is glamorized. Creativity and freedom can be exciting. Financial insecurity, cutthroat competition for low-paying jobs and rising costs? Less fun. What is to be done? A conference next week explores ideas.
"20.04.2017 12:21:53" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Legalizing marijuana will be beneficial to society Far from putting Canadians at higher risk, the national legalization of cannabis will make Canada a much safer society. With legalization, my hope is that there will be opportunities to better study, exploit and appreciate this truly amazing and beneficial plant, Jerry Golick writes.
"20.04.2017 12:09:48" montrealgazette.com Another side: Tough guy Michael Ironside attracted to smaller, personal films like The Space Between Michael Ironside may possess one of the most famously intimidating scowls in the history of filmdom, but it doesn't take long into a conversation with the veteran character actor to get caught up in his enthusiasm. Yes, he's played a lot of tough and/or evil guys over the years. But that's not the whole story.
"20.04.2017 12:04:18" montrealgazette.com Bill O'Reilly's departure creates new challenges for Fox O'Reilly's departure is the second big blow for conservatives' favourite news network in nine months. Now Fox has to show that it can hang on to its loyal army of conservative viewers, improve its working culture, and still continue to make big bucks for its corporate parent.
"20.04.2017 11:11:02" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Dairy cows and a winning attitude Includes farmers who won't be cowed by Trump, the CRTC and your data caps, and an important update on Austria's worldwide hermit hunt Plus 100% more Luke Skywalker than yesterday's roundup.
"20.04.2017 10:35:46" montrealgazette.com Everything you wanted to know about 420 — the stoner holiday "(The holiday) is recognized and tolerated around the world in several countries," Montreal police say, "and so we follow suit." Alternative facts, truth & consequences, and more.
"20.04.2017 10:33:34" montrealgazette.com CRTC to issue decision on video, music streaming services and data plans Canada's telecommunications watchdog is set to release a decision today that could change whether all video and music streaming services count towards customers' cellular data plans. Data fees will be addressed today.
"20.04.2017 10:32:03" montrealgazette.com Firefighters discover marijuana grow op in wake of St. Michel fire Montreal police have launched an investigation into who was running a marijuana grow op discovered by Montreal firefighters. The police want to know who was running this little operation.
"20.04.2017 10:10:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: We'll catch a few rays today. Today's photo was posted on Instagram by @patriciabrochuphotographe. http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4aD5
"20.04.2017 03:00:00" montrealgazette.com Quebec government adds $103.5 million to francization effort Four Ministers of the Couillard government made the announcement Wednesday at Collège Bois-de-Boulogne in Montreal. Hoping to increase participation in francization courses, the Quebec government will contribute $103.5 million over a period of five years.
"20.04.2017 02:00:00" montrealgazette.com Khadir in court for $300,000 defamation lawsuit The lawsuit is based on two radio interviews given by Amir Khadir. Québec solidaire MNA Amir Khadir was at the Montreal courthouse Wednesday to defend himself against a defamation lawsuit brought by Marcel Melançon, a former associate of Tony Accurso.
"20.04.2017 01:45:49" montrealgazette.com Quebec farmers uncowed by Trump's criticism of supply management “We protect a part of our market with tariffs, that's true; they protect it with subsidies" Quebec farmers say they're not worried about recent comments by U.S. President Donald Trump attacking the way Canada manages the production of dairy products.
"20.04.2017 01:33:00" montrealgazette.com José Theodore and Carey Price are brothers in Canadiens' goalie fraternity If anyone can relate to the pressure Price is facing in the playoffs, it's Theodore, who used to be in his position. Carey Price and José Theodore both won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player and the Vézina Trophy as top goalie in the same season while with the Canadiens.
"20.04.2017 01:20:00" montrealgazette.com Athletes' success is 80% mental, sports psychologist Sylvain Guimond says Sorel native has worked with a wide range of pro athletes, including Mario Lemieux, Tiger Woods, John Smoltz, Greg Norman and Marc Gagnon. If the eyes are the mirror of the soul, they also can reveal which professional athletes will reach stardom. Body language is also a key indicator, according to a leading sports psychologist.
"20.04.2017 01:00:00" montrealgazette.com French nationals in Montreal gear up for presidential election Just as in the United States, polarization is shaking up France's political landscape and the outcome is too close to predict. More than 58,000 French citizens in Greater Montreal are registered to vote in the first round of France's presidential election this weekend.
"20.04.2017 00:05:56" montrealgazette.com Gently revolutionary: Bed and Breakfast serves up message about diversity in small tourist towns Mark Crawford's sweet-natured comedy about a guest house conjures up a small-town Ontarian community with just two actors. Looking to get away now that the weather's turning, but don't fancy getting snarled up in the inevitable traffic? You could always try checking into Brett and Drew's guest house for that authentic tourist town experience, and all without hitting the 10 or
"20.04.2017 00:00:00" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Torrey Mitchell forges 10-year career on drive Before the start of this year's playoffs, the 32-year-old had only been a healthy scratch twice during his NHL career. Patience and perseverance pay off as fourth-liner Torrey Mitchell returns to lineup and scores in Game 4 loss to Rangers.
"19.04.2017 22:48:40" montrealgazette.com Sense of urgency for Canadiens and captain Max Pacioretty The team's leading goal-scorer in the regular season has been limited to one assist in four playoff games. The New York Rangers won Game 4 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series because they played with desperation. The Canadiens will have to find that same level of desperation when the series returns to the Bell Centre Thursday.
"19.04.2017 22:47:13" montrealgazette.com Montreal city council to pay tribute to Trent During their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, councillors will approve a declaration proposed by Mayor Denis Coderre saluting Trent's contribution to municipal politics. Montreal's city council will pay tribute Monday to former Westmount Mayor Peter Trent, who announced his retirement in early April after 37 years in politics.
"19.04.2017 22:00:00" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Financial woes put a spoke in Bixi's wheel A Quebec Superior Court judgment in the bankruptcy of Bixi's previous operators has left the city on the hook for $16 million worth of unpaid bills. Just when it looked like Bixi had turned a corner after Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre rode to its rescue in 2014, the popular bike-sharing service's calamitous financial past has come back to haunt taxpayers.
"19.04.2017 21:48:42" business.financialpost.com New Rogers CEO Joe Natale tells shareholders he's 'ready to go,' with a... Joe Natale wants to create a culture that prioritizes customer service in his new role as chief executive officer of Rogers – and he wants to do it “in short order.” #business
"19.04.2017 21:03:05" montrealgazette.com Uber launches food delivery service in Montreal More than 100 restaurants have signed up to use system that relies on Uber drivers and bike couriers. Uber, the successful ride-hailing service that has raised the ire of Montreal's taxi industry, is moving into the food delivery business.
"19.04.2017 20:02:29" montrealgazette.com Towering iceberg causes Newfoundland traffic jam Cars backed up bumper to bumper on Sunday in the town of Ferryland, about an hour's drive from St John's, as everyone seeks to catch a glimpse or a picture of the massive iceberg A towering iceberg stationed off Newfoundland's east coast is drawing hundreds of people to the small town sitting in its shadow.
"19.04.2017 19:58:24" montrealgazette.com Few military options for Trump in North Korea, and all of them are grim, say analysts Analysts estimate North Korea may now possess between 10 and 25 nuclear weapons, with launch vehicles, air force jets, troops and artillery scattered across the country, hidden in caves and massed along the border with South Korea. Amidst mounting tensions between North Korea and the U.S., observers warn that any military action taken by Trump could rapidly escalate to all out war in the region.
"19.04.2017 19:23:35" montrealgazette.com BAPE to hold public consultation on Lac-Mégantic rail bypass Citizens will have the opportunity to have their opinions heard on the possible options for the rail line. Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel said Wednesday that the consultation will begin May 23 and last for two months.
"19.04.2017 19:17:16" montrealgazette.com Bill O'Reilly fired from Fox News following sexual harassment allegations For two decades O'Reilly has ruled the 'no spin zone' with cable news' most popular show and his ratings had never been higher. In a memo to Fox staff on Wednesday, the Murdochs said the decision followed an extensive review done in collaboration with an outside counsel.
"19.04.2017 19:00:49" montrealgazette.com Texas teen who fell 3,500 feet after her parachute tangled awarded $760,000 Wethington's parachute got tangled when it opened. The impact on the ground caused bleeding in her brain, damage to her organs and broke several bones. In 2014, Makenzie Wethington had just reached the state's minimum age for a solo jump. When her parachute opened and became tangled, she plummeted 3,500 feet to the ground.
"19.04.2017 18:57:40" montrealgazette.com Polar bear at SeaWorld 'dies of a broken heart' after being separated from best friend of 20 years Szenja had a loss of appetite and energy for about a week before she died. Her companion was shipped to the Pittsburgh Zoo for a breeding program Back in March, NBC San Diego reported that a petition to stop the separation of Szenja and Snowflake had received almost 45,000 signatures. But this was not enough to prevent Snowflake from being shipped to Pittsburgh in an attempt to breed more polar
"19.04.2017 18:49:20" montrealgazette.com Trial for Mont-St-Hilaire man accused of killing ex-girlfriend put off until May 30 The case of a Quebec man charged with first-degree murder in his ex-girlfriend's slaying has been put off until May 30. Anthony Pratte-Lops has changed lawyers and his new attorney says she still has not received most of the evidence.
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"19.04.2017 18:13:45" montrealgazette.com First woman to run Boston Marathon does it again — 50 years later Kathrine Switzer ran not with the intention of becoming a pioneer in the sport, but to prove to her Syracuse University coach that women could run 26.2 miles She'd registered under the name “K.V. Switzer,” not with the intention of becoming a women's pioneer in the sport, but to prove to her coach that women could run 26.2 miles.
"19.04.2017 18:01:16" news.nationalpost.com Introducing the playground oral tradition Richard Whittall: Despite our intentions as parents to carefully engineer their cultural upbringing, the kids had found a way The playground oral tradition: How your child knows all about that show he's not allowed to watch. #life
"19.04.2017 17:17:13" montrealgazette.com Olympians Huynh, Whitfield and Klassen top Canada Sports Hall of Fame inductees Decorated Olympians Carol Huynh, Simon Whitfield and Cindy Klassen headline the Canada Sports Hall of Fame's class of 2017. The newest inductees will be enshrined Nov. 9 in Toronto.
"19.04.2017 17:01:33" news.nationalpost.com Gulliver's Gate A new attraction called Gulliver's Gate opens just off Times Square this week depicting 100 world landmarks in miniature Gulliver's Gate: A world of tiny landmarks near New York's Times Square. #travel
"19.04.2017 16:54:52" montrealgazette.com Richard Simmons addresses fans in new statement to People The 68-year-old fitness guru has been out of the public eye since 2014, an absence that inspired the popular podcast "Missing Richard Simmons" earlier this year. After an absence from the spotlight, Richard Simmons is speaking directly to his fans, saying, "Hope to see you again soon!"
"19.04.2017 16:53:08" business.financialpost.com Apple's controversial MacBook Pro Touch Bar is slowly becoming more... On a basic level, the Touch Bar is a display that constantly shifts and changes in the same way the screen of a smartphone or tablet does. #business
"19.04.2017 16:52:30" montrealgazette.com Suspected four-man crime wave ends with raids, arrests by Montreal police A quartet of suspects arrested in a series of raids carried out by Montreal police last weekend will face a total of 64 charges, many of them involving the commission of violent crimes. Police say raids on three residences and two more on vehicles netted them firearms, baseball bats, hoods, pepper spray, cell phones and cash.
"19.04.2017 16:25:45" montrealgazette.com Serena Williams announces pregnancy on Snapchat Tennis ace Serena Williams is pregnant. The 35-year-old star took to Snapchat on Wednesday and revealed she is 20 weeks along. Serena's selfie featured the court queen posing in a yellow one-piece swimsuit and the simple caption, "20 weeks".
"19.04.2017 16:15:08" driving.ca Your Corner Wrench: Are 'seasonal specials' all the maintenance your... Knowing what's included and what's not (especially the latter) can help you get the most for your auto maintenance dollars driving.ca: Before you spring for that spring maintenance special, know what will (and won't) be done to your car. #autos
"19.04.2017 16:14:37" montrealgazette.com Down forever, no last hoorah: Why the market for fossil fuels is all burnt out Dieter Helm advises the world's energy leaders. So, when he says 'big oil' has had its day it is worth listening, reports Jillian Ambrose An Oxford University economics professor says the oil market downturn is only getting started.
"19.04.2017 16:01:31" news.nationalpost.com Lamb scallopini makes for a colourful dish Try lamb instead of the usual veal or pork for scallopini, suggests cookbook author Naomi Pomeroy, and you will find you get a flavour boost for... Lamb scallopini makes for a colourful dish. #life
"19.04.2017 15:57:16" montrealgazette.com New Cirque du Soleil show Volta cycles across the generation gap Creators Bastien Alexandre and Jean Guibert have spiced up the troupe's approach while staying true to its legacy. The show opens April 20. “Our creative guide asked us to take him somewhere else in terms of esthetics and storytelling.”
"19.04.2017 15:48:33" montrealgazette.com Bombardier wins battle with Ontario's Metrolinx, which wanted to cancel contract Metrolinx, which manages public transit in Ontario, has failed in its bid to cancel the contract awarded to Bombardier for 182 light rail cars. Bombardier maintains production will start in November 2018.
"19.04.2017 15:18:36" Ivanka Inc. Goes to Washington Is Ivanka Trump using her White House connections to boost the sales of the Ivanka Trump brand?
"19.04.2017 15:15:36" montrealgazette.com Fewer babies born in Quebec as fertility rate continues downward spiral Quebec's fertility rate continue to decline last year, according to new data from l'Institut de la statistique du Québec. There were 86,400 children born in Quebec in 2016, down 400 babies from the year before. http://ow.ly/XThE30aZ9B0
"19.04.2017 15:14:21" montrealgazette.com Tom Wilson brings another musical persona to town Some may know Tom Wilson for the hard-driving psychobilly and R&B of the Florida Razors; others for the down-home country of Blackie and the Rodeo Kings; and others still for the righteous funk… Talk about a split musical personality.
"19.04.2017 15:01:41" news.nationalpost.com Tips from a travel junkie Suggestions from Sam Shank, who logs up to 100,000 miles a year as CEO of HotelTonight, a last-minute booking app he co-founded in 2010 Tips from a travel junkie: How to turn any hotel room into a sleeping cave, and other travel tips. #travel
"19.04.2017 14:45:12" news.nationalpost.com Bangkok is banning street food A month after taking top honours in a CNN poll of the world's best street food, Thailand's capital is banning roadside stalls Home to the world's best street food, Bangkok is banning roadside stalls. #life #travel
"19.04.2017 14:33:06" montrealgazette.com Beaconsfield mayor says arena safe to enter again The mayor of Beaconsfield says the local arena, temporarily closed due to a legionella contamination, is once again safe to enter. But it will remain closed till May 23 for routine maintenance.
"19.04.2017 14:32:17" montrealgazette.com 'Prepare yourselves mentally': Mayor wants Montreal to get its share of marijuana revenue "Don't worry, we have ideas in mind on how to use those additional sources of revenue." Montreal is going to want a piece of that pie.
"19.04.2017 14:09:22" montrealgazette.com Montreal posts $139-million surplus for 2016, but debt continues to grow Report also shows city spent $1.16 billion on infrastructure; $10.5 million more than expected paying police officers to keep road construction sites safe Montreal says an active real-estate market helped it post a $139-million surplus in 2016, a year in which it spent a record amount — $1.16 billion — on infrastructure repairs.
"19.04.2017 13:59:29" montrealgazette.com Adidas apologizes for email saying 'you survived' Boston Marathon On social media, customers quickly reminded the company about the real survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing It was poorly worded, and Adidas says they're sorry.
"19.04.2017 13:58:42" montrealgazette.com Corruption in Laval: Former head of construction firm Sintra pleads guilty to fraud Normand Bédard, 64, the former head of Sintra, pleaded guilty to fraud and to paying bribes to municipal officials. This is the first of many expected guilty pleas related to Project Honorer.
"19.04.2017 13:05:39" montrealgazette.com Nightlife and good vibes make Montreal millennial-friendly Nestpick, a German-based apartment-rental company, ranked cities in 16 categories — from the number of Apple stores to the affordability of beer. Cities were ranked on 10 in 16 categories — from the number of Apple stores to the affordability of beer.
"19.04.2017 12:57:59" montrealgazette.com Five Valleyfield residents arrested in RCMP drug raids Five residents of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of trafficking cannabis and cocaine. The arrests were made in connection with Project Cendrier.
"19.04.2017 12:40:10" montrealgazette.com Montreal teams have won 41 Stanley Cups: hockey historian Montrealers are quick to boast about the Canadiens' record 24 Stanley Cup trophies but some hockey historians lament how few citizens know their city has actually won 41. Let's take a moment to check this math.
"19.04.2017 12:39:33" montrealgazette.com Allison Hanes: Spare some space for pedestrians, please Both sides of the sidewalk on Sherbrooke St. in front of McGill are closed as city constructs a river-to-mountain pedestrian walkway for its 375th birthday It doesn't matter how big or small the obstruction is if both sidewalks are blocked.
"19.04.2017 12:25:54" montrealgazette.com Hudson roadwork loan remains delayed The Town of Hudson is pushing ahead with plans to rebuild the community's aging roads, starting with a 30-metre stretch of Ridge Street this month,... The long road to rebuilding. http://ow.ly/KLYH30aYMBf
"19.04.2017 12:03:56" montrealgazette.com China granted monopoly retail rights to Ivanka Trump on the same day she had dinner with its president U.S. imports, almost all of them from China, shot up an estimated 166 per cent last year, while sales hit record levels in 2017 Is Trump having trouble separating business and politics?
"19.04.2017 12:02:49" montrealgazette.com Prison official: Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez hangs self in cell A prison official says former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has hanged himself in a prison cell and has been pronounced dead at a Massachusetts hospital. Hernandez, 27, played for the Patriots from 2010 to 2012.
"19.04.2017 11:58:30" montrealgazette.com Just for Laughs unveils Nasty Show lineup Jimmy Carr and Big Jay Oakerson are among the comedians at this year's series, while Mike Birbiglia will bring his new show to the festival. Look who's coming to town. http://ow.ly/68zc30aYJWh
"19.04.2017 11:57:51" montrealgazette.com Liberals tap Maple Spring student protest veteran to face off against... Jonathan Marleau, who was an activist in the Fédération étudiante collégiale du Québec, will represent the Liberals in the yet to be scheduled... "I wore the red square. I banged my pots." http://ow.ly/h6Cu30aYJSX
"19.04.2017 11:56:56" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Sugar Sammy and The Trouble with Bixis Also: Setting a pond on fire out of boredom, and how to use Kijiji to catch a thief Plus a couple of videos to get you started. http://ow.ly/5Ylo30aYJCH
"19.04.2017 11:33:17" montrealgazette.com Quebec must invest in MUHC as it did with Bombardier: patients' group The MUHC is as much a Quebec institution as the aerospace giant, Amy Ma says Doctors say they have sent urgent letters to the health minister.
"19.04.2017 11:31:15" montrealgazette.com Golf club renovations to give Dorval a tax boost The driving range at Golf Dorval is being moved to accommodate more construction at Trudeau Airport. The relocation means a tax boost for the city. The mayor says the upgrades will pay for themselves.
"19.04.2017 11:08:09" montrealgazette.com Sugar Sammy set to launch U.S. comedy tour Sugar Sammy, who's funny in four languages, starts May 11 in San Jose and runs till June 15 in Seattle, Atlanta, Dallas, Austin, Naples, Florida... After Paris, a little closer to home. http://ow.ly/WtnC30aYEcz
"19.04.2017 11:07:41" montrealgazette.com Transient who killed Quebec woman in California gets 100-year sentence A transient who pleaded guilty to killing a Canadian tourist in a San Francisco park and a yoga teacher walking his dog on a popular hiking trail... Morrison Lampley was one of three people charged with first-degree murder in the 2015 killings. http://ow.ly/RxFu30aYEDx
"19.04.2017 10:46:32" montrealgazette.com 'I'm looking for a healthy person who will save my life,' man seeking kidney donation says Rey Lopez is among more than 500 Quebecers who are in desperate need of a transplant to regain a normal life. “Maybe someone wants to donate? And people out there need it. I want to encourage people to sign their donor card.”
"19.04.2017 10:35:18" montrealgazette.com West Island students participate in Aboriginal Day celebration High school students from the Lester B. Pearson School Board participated in the board's second annual Aboriginal Day Celebration. “If I'm going to teach about human rights, why not teach it through the aboriginal person?"
"19.04.2017 10:33:08" montrealgazette.com Petition calls for safety measures in wake of John Abbott teacher's death On Feb. 5, popular John Abbott College teacher Sylvain Duguay was killed in a car crash on Highway 50 in the Laurentians. The deadline for signing the petition is June 9 and the goal is to collect 25,000 signatures.
"19.04.2017 10:23:47" montrealgazette.com Montreal on the hook for $16 million to unpaid Bixi suppliers The money will cover costs of unpaid bills to companies who supplied bikes, docking stations and other related equipment for Montreal's bike-sharing operations Montreal took over when the company managing Bixi went belly up in 2014.
"19.04.2017 10:00:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: First sun, then rain all day http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4aub
Today's photo was submitted by Instagram user @mvdx.mtl via the #thismtl hashtag.
"19.04.2017 03:53:25" montrealgazette.com In the Habs' Room: Sloppy second period costly against 'desperate' Rangers Coach Claude Julien cites poor puck management as a big factor in the Canadiens' loss. A second-period letdown was the difference as the Rangers defeated the Canadiens 2-1 Tuesday night to deadlock their best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series at two games apiece.
"19.04.2017 03:28:20" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens need Max Pacioretty to rediscover scoring touch Captain has only one assist and nine hits in what has been a tough, physical series against the New York Rangers. The Canadiens and New York Rangers are headed back to Montreal with their playoff series tied 2-2.
"19.04.2017 02:14:29" montrealgazette.com Canadiens' last-gasp effort falls short as Rangers draw even in series Carey Price makes key saves in third period, but Habs' best chance to tie fizzles when Shea Weber blast clangs off the post late in the game. The Eastern Conference quarter-final playoff series between the Rangers and the Canadiens has been reduced to a best-of-three affair after the Rangers posted a 2-1 win Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden to tie the series at two games apiece.
"19.04.2017 01:50:01" montrealgazette.com Quebecers demand payback from Hydro-Québec Protesters launch official letter to Philippe Couillard demanding he present a plan of how the government will reimburse taxpayers. A coalition of Quebecers incensed that Hydro-Québec overbilled clients $1.4 billion over eight years on their electricity bills gathered Tuesday night to demand the government give it back.
"18.04.2017 23:43:05" montrealgazette.com Do you know where your child's image is? Pedophiles share photos from parents' social media accounts 'What you see as innocent, what a healthy, well person sees as innocent, someone with a sexual interest in children turns it into something incredibly perverse' Pictures of children doing perfectly normal things — a snapshot of a child at a gymnastics performance, a toddler playing with a Tonka truck — have been stolen and implanted on child sexual abuse imagery sites, pedophile photo-sharing galleries and highly
"18.04.2017 23:27:21" montrealgazette.com Trump's latest Buy American order mostly rhetoric but could harm Canadian businesses: experts There are fears American suppliers and distributors who now rely on Canadian input may turn inwards in anticipation of stricter policies down the road. Even if no change immediately takes place, U.S. firms may start to say, “I might as well just buy American,” warned Milos Barutciski, co-chair of the international trade and investment program at Bennett Jones LLP in Toronto.
"18.04.2017 23:22:04" montrealgazette.com Court defends political dissent after N.L. man sent to psychiatric hospital for criticizing police shooting The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has issued a ringing defence of political dissent, in the case of a man held involuntarily at a psychiatric hospital after he sent a series of angry tweets about a police shooting. 'As the history of authoritarian societies has taught us, confinement in a mental institution is a particularly insidious way of stifling dissent,' the appeal court judge said.
"18.04.2017 23:19:40" montrealgazette.com Insider's account reveals Obama twice phoned hesitant Clinton, pushing her to concede election “Shattered” is essentially a sequel to “HRC,” a 2014 book by Allen and Parnes that chronicled Clinton's time at the State Department. It's also the first offering of what will surely be many books about what really happened inside the 2016 campaigns. “You need to concede,” urged Obama, who repeated the message in a follow-up call to Clinton's campaign chairman, John Podesta.
At last, Clinton said, “Give me the phone.” And then the first woman who was going to be president got her opponent on the line
"18.04.2017 22:56:41" montrealgazette.com Spot French tests for international students is 'outside the law' In the past, the government relied on French-test results provided by the schools when evaluating permanent residency. Some students enrolled in a program meant to put them on a fast track to citizenship have been told by immigration officials their French is not up to snuff.
"18.04.2017 22:26:40" montrealgazette.com The legacy of Canada's WWI conscription crisis: Quebec nationalism Before the two independence referendums of the '80s and '90s that nearly tore the country apart, there was the 1917-18 conscription crisis. As Canadians were fighting the Germans, back home the country was at war with itself. For the first time since Confederation, Quebec politicians were explicitly suggesting French-Canadians might be better off alone.
"18.04.2017 22:03:41" hockeyinsideout.com Liveblog: Canadiens at Rangers Say what you will about Gary Bettman – pause here for four-letter muttering – but the commish is running an entertainingly competitive hockey league. Mike Boone's live blog of Tuesday's matchup between the Montreal Canadiens and the N.Y. Rangers at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
"18.04.2017 22:02:03" montrealgazette.com Alleged Montreal Mafia leader denied bail in cocaine trafficking case On Feb. 1 eight people were charged in Project Estacade at the Montreal courthouse and another small group of men were charged in Laval. The alleged leader of a clan within the Montreal Mafia was denied bail in a cocaine trafficking case on Tuesday along with one of his co-accused.
"18.04.2017 21:09:19" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens' Tomas Plekanec proving to be valuable commodity Much-maligned centre may have saved team's season with tying goal in Game 2 of playoff series vs. the New York Rangers. Coach Claude Julien didn't rebuild Tomas Plekanec, the Canadiens' Six Million Dollar Man, when he took over from Michel Therrien on Valentine's Day, but he has certainly helped put the veteran centre back on the right track.
"18.04.2017 20:35:35" montrealgazette.com Opinion: What Canada should ask itself before joining a North Korean war Until any war has begun, Canada has one overriding obligation: to mobilize all diplomatic energy to advance a peaceful outcome. Period. With fears of a war in North Korea growing, it's not too soon for Canada to start assessing its own possible role. Irvin Studin says four important questions must be answered before Canada joins such an armed conflict.
"18.04.2017 20:30:26" news.nationalpost.com All you need is love — and funding Scientists worry that Donald Trump's pending budget cuts may put an end to famous research project about what makes us happy and pleased with life All you need is love — and funding: 79-year-old Harvard study of human happiness may lose grant money. #health
"18.04.2017 19:30:22" news.nationalpost.com Why is measles making a comeback? 'You can have secondary cases very quickly. Knowing vaccine status is so important to protect the population and we don't have a system here to check' Canada eradicated measles in 1998 — so why is it making a comeback? #health
"18.04.2017 19:10:25" montrealgazette.com Crime does pay at the Arthur Ellis book awards Often ignored by other book prizes, at least a few crime writers step into the spotlight Thursday at the unveiling of 2017 Ellis Award shortlist Where would we be without crime? Better off as a society, no doubt, but much the poorer for reading choices.
"18.04.2017 18:50:53" montrealgazette.com Dan Delmar: In new-media age, referendums are more divisive than ever Quebec and Turkey may be largely incomparable, but this week brought a reminder of the dangers of dual-option, for-or-against referendums. Referendums are by nature divisive, more than ever, and should be called infrequently, if ever, Dan Delmar writes.
"18.04.2017 18:23:01" Hockey Inside/Out Alexander Radulov at morning skate
"18.04.2017 18:02:52" montrealgazette.com Death threats made against alleged Quebec mosque shooter and his family: reports The nephew of one of the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting in January is facing charges of uttering death threats against the alleged shooter and his family, according to multiple media re… The nephew of one of the victims of the Quebec City mosque shooting in January is facing charges of making death threats against the alleged shooter and his family, according to multiple media reports Tuesday.
"18.04.2017 18:01:41" hockeyinsideout.com Game Day Notebook: No changes expected to Canadiens lineup for Game 4 vs. Rangers NEW YORK — There was a huge media lineup outside the Canadiens' locker room following their morning skate Tuesday at Madison Square Garden. Coach Claude Julien isn't planning to make any roster moves from Game 3, which means Brandon Davidson will remain the sixth defenceman, while Nikita Nesterov is a healthy scratch for the second straight game.
"18.04.2017 18:01:20" news.nationalpost.com 'Lay rescuers' often suffer emotional trauma Most arrests happen in the home, which adds a whole other layer of trauma and distress. 'That scene may play in your mind for the rest of your life' 'Lay rescuers' who help those in cardiac arrest often suffer emotional trauma, but a new network may help. #health
"18.04.2017 17:56:36" montrealgazette.com Cohen: France's far right and far left fight for votes Numbers count in France. The French like their precision and their clarity, whatever they may say. For months, it has been clear that Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front, would make it to the run-off election. She was the terrifying one, who, if common sense prevailed, would ultimately lose.
"18.04.2017 17:25:03" montrealgazette.com Opus, coins – or credit? Laval buses to allow MasterCard, Visa payments Describing it as a first in Canada, the Société de transport de Laval said Tuesday that it will test on-board fare payment by credit card on six routes: 20, 39, 48, 60, 63 and 73. You will be able to pay for transit by MasterCard or Visa on some Laval bus lines as of Friday.
"18.04.2017 17:01:26" news.nationalpost.com Tate Britain's LGBT exhibit A portrait of Oscar Wilde that once hung above the writer's fireplace has gone on display at London's Tate Britain gallery, along with the door to... Oscar Wilde portrait, prison cell door part of Tate Britain's LGBT exhibit. #travel
"18.04.2017 16:50:27" montrealgazette.com Follow the beaver: Bizarre video shows a lone beaver herding cattle in Saskatchewan pasture 'We talk about how awesome our Canadian beef is, but a beaver leading cattle around? It's the most Canadian thing ever!' Ranchers northeast of Regina are shaking their heads after watching a herd of curious bovines slowly follow a beaver across one of their pastures.
"18.04.2017 16:43:41" montrealgazette.com Suspect in Facebook homicide video kills himself after police chase The 37-year-old suspect eluded local, state and federal law enforcement officers amid a rapidly expanding manhunt Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook has shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit.
"18.04.2017 16:38:32" montrealgazette.com Gregory Charles joins Lanaudière Festival team The OSM under Kent Nagano and the Orchestre Métropolitain under Yannick Nézet-Séguin will bookend the festival's 40th edition. The 40th Lanaudière Festival runs from July 1 to Aug. 6 in venues in and around Joliette.
"18.04.2017 16:33:37" Mega Vision with Valérie Plante: Thursday @ 1 p.m. Does Valérie Plante have what it takes to be mayor? The Projet Montréal leader is on Mega Vision Thursday to talk city politics.
"18.04.2017 16:15:10" driving.ca In the eyes of the law, where's the breathalyzer for drugs? Just because a drug is legal, doesn't mean you will avoid a charge if you are under impairment from it driving.ca: If we can't get our game together on alcohol, what's going to happen when we add legalized marijuana to the mix? #autos
"18.04.2017 16:01:45" news.nationalpost.com Chicken soup to crow about Through testing and tips from experts, we have developed a method for making chicken soup with taste as complex as any handcrafted coffee Handcrafted chicken soup doesn't happen in 30 minutes, but it can take less work than you might think. #life
"18.04.2017 15:42:14" Marijuana's legal future in Canada What will marijuana legalization look like in Canada?
"18.04.2017 15:36:08" montrealgazette.com SAAQ campaign targets driving while stoned Quebec's SAAQ has launched a publicity campaign highlighting the effects cannabis can have on those who smoke and drive. … 2 bateaux … 3 bateaux …
"18.04.2017 15:25:18" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Recovery of our most-endangered species is possible I lost my Cracker Jack wildlife cards sometime in the 1980s, but the images printed on the cards are still vivid in my mind. The small cards came wrapped in clear plastic and featured a holographic image of a species in danger. I can still see the top There is hope.
"18.04.2017 15:18:51" montrealgazette.com 'It brings you much closer': Melissa Etheridge reveals that she smokes weed with her kids For Etheridge, who has her own line of cannabis products called Etheridge Farms, it isn't just about relaxation. TPot has also helped her marriage, and worked as a medicinal aid since her breast cancer diagnosis in 2004. For Melissa Etheridge and her family, a great way to wind down at the end of the day and squeeze in some bonding is not around the table with a family dinner or even sitting in the kitchen and having a drink — it's by passing a joint around.
"18.04.2017 15:01:32" news.nationalpost.com Dorm stay could open the door to big savings In Canada, living like a student is an option for budget-minded solo or family travellers in the summertime When school's out, a dorm stay could open the door to big savings. #travel
"18.04.2017 14:15:07" news.nationalpost.com Is there chalk and talcum in your garlic powder? Turmeric cut with corn, nutmeg diluted with pepper, and dried oregano adulterated with “other plant matter.” Dried spices in particular are among... Is there chalk and talcum in your garlic powder? Food fraud expert is warning us about tainted garlic products. #life
"18.04.2017 13:27:10" montrealgazette.com In an unexpected gamble, Theresa May seeks snap U.K. election to get Brexit backing An election isn't due until 2020 and her office had insisted there wouldn't be an early election. However, her popularity gives her an opening to consolidate power “There should be unity here in Westminster but instead there is division.”
"18.04.2017 13:25:55" montrealgazette.com China pleads for calm after North Korea says U.S. is bringing them to the brink of thermonuclear war China has recently shown 'tangible indications' that it is co-operating with the U.S. to turn up the pressure on Pyongyang, a senior State Department official said China is becoming the voice of moderation.
"18.04.2017 12:36:50" montrealgazette.com Habs tailgate party planned for Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot The Town of Notre-Dame-de-l'Île-Perrot is getting a case of playoff fever as the Montreal Canadiens begin a quest for their 25th Stanley Cup. Game 6 (if it happens) will be shown on a giant screen at Carrefour Notre-Dame, April 22.
"18.04.2017 12:32:56" montrealgazette.com Science suffering from an image problem The data was collected, the numbers crunched and the results are in: science needs a rebrand. You know what wins out over academics? Peer pressure.
"18.04.2017 12:31:51" montrealgazette.com Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc. Since her father was elected president of the United States, global sales of Ivanka Trump merchandise have surged. Criminal conflict of interest law prohibits federal officials from participating in government matters that could impact their own financial interest.
"18.04.2017 11:14:53" montrealgazette.com While you were sleeping: Playoff strategies and condo-versies Also: How to stop a porcupine snoring using orthodontics, and an alligator in a schoolyard storm drain A few little things you might have missed. Like that drama with the alligator.
"18.04.2017 11:13:54" montrealgazette.com Netflix on the verge of hitting 100 million subscribers Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a decade ago. It still has a ways to go before catching up to HBO.
"18.04.2017 10:42:31" montrealgazette.com Snack-bag of African nuts feeds ambitions of Montreal entrepreneurs Haitian-born couple had their eyes on the gemstone trade, but a delicious sample of cashews helped them shift their plans to a new path. The company buys directly from farming families and cooperatives.
"18.04.2017 10:31:45" montrealgazette.com North Hatley condo project called a saviour and a disaster In the picturesque Eastern Townships village of North Hatley, population 632, town council is promoting a 210-unit condominium complex it says is crucial to ensure the survival of a municipality wi… One side says the town can only survive with a condo project. The other says a project would destroy the heart of the town.
"18.04.2017 10:30:10" montrealgazette.com BEI to investigate death following Montreal police chase The incident reportedly began after midnight when a cube truck was involved in a traffic accident in Pointe-aux-Trembles. The chase had been called off before the death happened, police say.
"18.04.2017 10:00:00" Timeline Photos Montreal this morning: Chilly with some sun http://wp.me/p4Uzqt-4akD
Today's photo was submitted by Instagram user @thomasbockphoto via the #thismtl hashtag.
"18.04.2017 03:33:31" montrealgazette.com Live-streaming takes a sinister turn as murderers, rapists and terrorists broadcast their deeds The alleged killer, Steve Stephens, posted the video on his Facebook page, then took to the Facebook Live streaming service to confess his actions — in real time. As of Monday evening, Stephens was still at large. Among the most shocking incidents yet came on Easter Sunday, when a man armed with a smartphone and a black handgun took video of himself fatally shooting Robert Godwin Sr., a bystander on a Cleveland street.
"18.04.2017 03:30:56" montrealgazette.com Canada eradicated measles in 1998. So why is it making a comeback? “I knew right away it wasn't strep. It was measles. We immediately initiated airborne isolation.” While measles can be mild in adults, the stakes are higher in children – they can develop pneumonia, hearing loss and inflammation of the brain. More than a quarter of children under age five will need to be hospitalized. In some cases, children can die.
"18.04.2017 03:20:49" montrealgazette.com Maple Leafs have favoured Capitals on the run after Tyler Bozak's Game 3 overtime winner Lazy or not, the narrative that Alex Ovechkin cannot handle pressure is being written again this post-season after the Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime Michael Traikos: There is a narrative out there — a very lazy one, mind you — that Alex Ovechkin cannot handle pressure.
Lazy or not, the narrative is being written again this post-season after the Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime to the Leafs in Game 3.
"18.04.2017 02:53:52" montrealgazette.com Canadian Food Inspection Agency adds more products to flour recall list The federal agency says all recalled products should be thrown out or returned to the store. A national recall of flour due to E. coli contamination has been expanded yet again.
"18.04.2017 01:49:57" montrealgazette.com Montreal bike recycling program is focus of photo exhibit Cyclo Nord-Sud collects bicycles predominantly from Quebec and sends them to underprivileged communities around the world. Since it was created in 1999, Cyclo Nord-Sud has delivered more than 56,000 bicycles to 20 countries.
"18.04.2017 01:41:33" National Post Music Watch Canadian band Moist perform an acoustic version of 'Push' https://youtu.be/Uu_VOsk78tw
"18.04.2017 01:07:10" montrealgazette.com Treasury Board approves Maison de Radio-Canada project The approval also includes the sale of the existing facility and western part of the lot to Groupe Mach. Construction will start this summer and is expected to be completed in 2020.
"18.04.2017 00:48:45" montrealgazette.com Andrew Coyne: All in all, the Liberals got it right on pot legalization One had the distinct feeling that some would only have been satisfied had the ministers put on a Bob Marley record and sparked up a nation-sized spliff Andrew Coyne: Legalization is probably, on balance, the best approach, but if we are honest we will acknowledge only probably, and only on balance. A little humility is in order.
"18.04.2017 00:42:42" montrealgazette.com 'Mock IED' that led to airport panic likely not 'anything sinister': expert Officials released a striking photo Monday of the device, which was found in a man's luggage as he transited through Toronto's Pearson airport U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a striking photograph Monday of the device, which was found on April 6 in a man's checked luggage as he transited through Pearson International Airport on his way home to Milwaukee from a vacation in Brazil.
"18.04.2017 00:07:35" montrealgazette.com Dispensary owners skeptical about Canada's Marijuana legislation Jodie Emery fought the law and the law won. At least, that's the short version of how things went down when Emery and her husband Marc tried to open five illegal marijuana dispensaries in Montreal … “The whole legalization process is being guided by (former Toronto police chief) Bill Blair, a man who fought against marijuana for years,” said Jodie Emery.
“You're putting the fox in charge of the hen house.”
"17.04.2017 22:46:21" montrealgazette.com Stu Cowan: Canadiens embrace playoff atmosphere at Madison Square Garden Where else can you still hear a derisive chant (Potvin Sucks!) about a player who retired 29 years ago? Canadiens captain Max Pacioretty grew up in Connecticut as a Rangers fan, playing for the first time at MSG when he was an 11-year-old in the Junior Rangers program.
"17.04.2017 22:12:33" montrealgazette.com A smash hit: Entrepreneurs tap into urban angst with Rage Cage How do you spell relief from potholes, orange cones, urban rodeos, incessant rains, traffic gridlock, taxes, out-of-control cable bills and kids and parents, city doggie wars and bizarro birthday parties, racial intolerance, the threat of thermonucle Feeling uptight? Maybe a 'therapy' session of smashing old electronics with a baseball bat or crowbar in the Rage Cage will give you some relief.
"17.04.2017 22:06:29" montrealgazette.com We need to keep focus on our game, Canadiens coach Claude Julien says "I'd rather have teams adjust to us than to have to adjust to them," Montreal bench boss says in the lead-up to Game 4 Tuesday night. A playoff series can resemble a chess match, with coaches making adjustments from game to game. But the men behind the bench in the Canadiens-Rangers matchup are both hoping they can make the other guy adjust.
"17.04.2017 21:37:08" Marijuana's legal future in Canada What will marijuana legalization look like in Canada?
"17.04.2017 21:24:26" montrealgazette.com Montreal, not Ottawa, home to first-ever NHL game Sorry, Ottawa. The game between the Montreal Wanderers and the Toronto Hockey Club started 30 minutes earlier.
"17.04.2017 21:15:15" montrealgazette.com Canadian polygamy law on trial for the first time in 127 years Canada's best-known polygamist, Winston Kaye Blackmore, and his former brother-in-law, James Marion Oler, will face one count each of polygamy when the trial begins Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court in Cranbrook. It's almost certainly going to come down to a battle over religious freedom when Canada's 127-year-old polygamy law is tried for the first time in Canadian history.
"17.04.2017 20:55:48" montrealgazette.com Suddenly, Canada has one of the world's fastest growing economies — but is it real? Almost out of nowhere, Canada has become one of the fastest growing economies in the developed world. Here are three reasons policy makers fear growth might not stick around.
"17.04.2017 20:49:45" montrealgazette.com Ranchers watch lone beaver herd curious cattle on Saskatchewan pasture When the beaver stopped, the herd would stop, and then follow again when the rodent resumed its stroll. It's about as Canadian as a cattle drive can get.
"17.04.2017 20:39:12" montrealgazette.com AMT's Deux-Montagnes, Mascouche lines facing delays, cancellations Trains on the Agence métropolitaine de transport's Deux-Montagnes and Mascouche lines are facing delays and cancellations Monday afternoon. Expect delays out of Montreal Central Station this afternoon.
"17.04.2017 18:56:51" montrealgazette.com Air Canada apologizes for bumping 10-year-old boy from flight to Costa Rica CHARLOTTETOWN — Air Canada is apologizing to a Prince Edward Island family after the airline bumped a 10-year-old boy from a flight. Air Canada said in an email that the airline has apologized to the Doyle family, and that the situation should not have occurred.
"17.04.2017 18:47:21" montrealgazette.com Opinion: Canada's legalization of marijuana will be a national disaster Why does the government wish to legalize the use of a substance that is sure to cause untold suffering for countless families? As an employer and father to three young children, I am alarmed by the federal government's plan to legalize marijuana, Benjamin Anson writes.
"17.04.2017 18:15:08" news.nationalpost.com Five things to know about touchscreens Babies' sleep and subsequent brain development may be being harmed by the use of iPads and other touchscreen devices, research suggests Five things to know about how touchscreens could be harming your baby's brain development. #health
"17.04.2017 17:43:10" montrealgazette.com Kevin Tierney: Women are in the spotlight at Ciné Gael festival Montreal's annual celebration of Irish cinema has chosen a particularly timely theme for a special weekend during its 25th edition. As Ciné Gael has evolved, these special weekends have taken on a cultural role that goes beyond what we might think of as local purview.
"17.04.2017 17:42:39" montrealgazette.com Three arrested after contraband tobacco seized on St. Lawrence River Three men, 21 to 25, will appear in a Valleyfield courtroom in June in the wake of the seizure this month by RCMP and Ontario police. Police estimate the tobacco seized was worth nearly $500,000 in duties and taxes.
"17.04.2017 17:01:27" news.nationalpost.com Cruise ship season kicks off in Vancouver The cruise ships and the crowds they bring to Vancouver are getting bigger, and you can thank (or blame) the newly expanded Panama Canal for that Cruise ship season kicks off in Vancouver, with a boost from Panama. #travel
"17.04.2017 16:21:41" montrealgazette.com 79-year-old Harvard study of human happiness may lose grant money Scientists worry that Donald Trump's pending budget cuts may put an end to famous research project about what makes us happy and pleased with life All you need is love — and funding
"17.04.2017 16:20:21" montrealgazette.com Quebec osteopaths petition for government recognition, professional order Ostéopathie Québec says Quebec has yet to express any position on the creation of a legal framework for its practice. A professional order would allow for better co-operation, the osteopaths say.
"17.04.2017 16:15:10" driving.ca Motor Mouth: Hot real estate market drying up gas stations Measuring profit in pennies can't compete with downtown land worth millions of dollars driving.ca: Having trouble finding gas stations lately? It isn't just you. #autos