Jacques Cartier Bridge to pilot bike path project during 2019-2020 winter season

The Jacques Cartier Bridge plans to test out a pilot project, allowing cyclists to use the bridge throughout the 2019-2020 winter season. A group of 25 volunteer cyclists who were chosen out of 100 applicants will have special access to…

Climate activism group Extinction Rebellion turns to crowdfunding to cover legal fees

A group of climate activists who have been protesting in Montreal all week have turned to crowdfunding for financial support. Extinction Rebellion activists have engaged in acts of public mischief several times this week in Montreal. From climbing the superstructure…

Quebec climate activists seek donations to help cover arrested protesters’ legal costs

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 11, 2019 10:58 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Extinction Rebellion Quebec group, which became better known to the public earlier this week…

Legault condemns Québec Solidaire’s position on climate protest action

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 9, 2019 1:43 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Quebec government is condemning an opposition party for refusing to denounce the actions of…

Climate protesters from Extinction Rebellion scale Jacques Cartier Bridge

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted October 8, 2019 9:42 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Climate activists with the Quebec chapter of Extinction Rebellion scaled the structure of Montreal’s Jacques…

Climate protesters arrested after scaling Jacques Cartier Bridge

Climate activists with the Quebec chapter of Extinction Rebellion were arrested on Tuesday after they scaled the structure of Montreal’s Jacques Cartier Bridge, forcing authorities to close traffic as they mounted an operation to get them down. Three activists climbed…

No joy rides this summer as construction scheduled on Montreal’s major bridges

Montrealers will be in for a rough ride this summer as the busy highway travel season begins. Major roadwork is planned on the Jacques Cartier and Mercier bridges as well as the Bonaventure Expressway. “Take public transport if you can.…

New Year’s Eve bigger than ever at Montreal’s Old Port

Montrealers will be saying good-bye to 2018 with a bang thanks to Tourism Montreal and Moment Factory. The Jacques-Cartier pier at the Old Port is hosting a dance party, followed by fireworks at midnight and a light show on the…

Cyclists angry over wintertime closure of Jacques Cartier Bridge path

A group of cyclists gathered at the foot of the Jacques Cartier Bridge on Saturday morning to protest the closure of its bike path for the winter. “There’s about 4,000 a day in the summer who depend on this bridge…