Benoit Dorais apologizes for ‘reprehensible’ speeding ticket

Benoit Dorais, president of Montreal’s executive committee and Sud-Ouest borough mayor, has issued an apology after he was caught speeding this spring. The right-hand man of Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante addressed the issue on social media late Thursday, saying he…

Controversy over Montreal executive committee president’s speeding ticket continues

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante is standing by her right-hand man amid the controversy surrounding Benoit Dorais’ driving record. A report in the Journal de Montréal on Friday revealed that Dorais, Montreal’s executive committee president and Sud-Ouest borough mayor, had been…

Montreal borough forced to change festival posters after Fête nationale uproar

Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough was forced to change the posters for its first-ever Summer Solstice Festival after an uproar of protest because it seemingly omitted Quebec’s annual Fête nationale. READ MORE: Street fair in Saint-Henri aims to celebrate St-Jean holiday, ‘beautiful…

Atwater Tunnel northbound lanes re-open after flood

The northbound lanes of the Atwater tunnel have opened after a burst pipe flooded the area. City crews worked through the night Wednesday to pump the water out. City workers look over a flooded street after a water pipe was…

Atwater Tunnel closed again, minutes after reopening

Just minutes after the Atwater Tunnel reopened, it has been closed again. A dozen cars went through the tunnel before workers realized they “forgot” to clean part of the street leading to the tunnel from the Atwater Market. The tunnel…

Atwater Tunnel reopened after flood

The Atwater Tunnel has reopened after a burst pipe flooded the area Tuesday. One northbound lane was opened Thursday morning; the southbound lanes reopened at 3 p.m. before quickly closing again after workers realized they “forgot” to clean part of the street…