Transcontinental CEO calls bid to ban flyers in Montreal ‘impractical’

By The Canadian Press Posted December 9, 2019 3:08 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The CEO of Transcontinental Inc. says a proposal by a Montreal municipal committee to drastically cut…

Saint-Polycarpe 2018 train derailment prompted by inadequately secured cargo: TSB

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its report on Monday from its investigation into the cause of the derailment of a Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) train near Saint-Polycarpe on July 16, 2018. The report states that inadequately secured…

30 years since École Polytechnique massacre in Montreal

It’s been 30 years since a gunman killed 14 women at Montreal’s École Polytechnique. On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, the attack is finally being officially recognized as an attack on feminists. Dan Spector…

’30 years ago, these women’s respective lives and destinies were shattered’: Catherine Bergeron

Catherine Bergeron, chair of Comité Mémoire and sister of one of the victims of the École Polytechnique massacre, spoke at the memorial ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of the horrific event. She said the people must “reflect on this…

‘We have to speak up’: Gov. Gen. Payette on violence against women

December 6 2019 5:40pm Canadian Governor General Julie Payette spoke out against violence against women on Friday, during a memorial for the 30th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre, where 14 women were murdered. ‘ }); } else { var…

Montreal Public Consultation Office conducts last hearings on systemic racism and discrimination

The last of nearly 80 groups and individuals presented their opinions on the issue of systemic racism and discrimination in Montreal on Wednesday night. It marked the last of several hearings conducted by the Montreal Public Consultation Office (OCPM). Among…

Part of art installation in Montreal’s Gay Village removed following complaints

New art installations in Montreal’s Gay Village have been met with a lot of criticism since their appearance on Monday. Quirky slogans, posted on 147 colourful cylinders, can be seen hanging from light poles on Ste-Catherine Street, between Berri Street…

Liberal MNA Greg Kelley tables bill to give all Quebecers free French language training

Jacques-Cartier MNA Greg Kelley wants everyone in Quebec — no matter what their linguistic background — to have the right to free French language classes. On Wednesday, Kelley tabled a bill he hopes will be adopted by the National Assembly.…

Plaza Pointe-Claire spruces up for the holidays with annual Christmas tree contest

Posted November 29, 2019 9:15 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas at the Plaza Pointe-Claire. Several community groups were hard at work, decorating…