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…

Turcot nature park should be expanded to include escarpment, pedestrian walkway: report

Plans to create a nature park along the Turcot Interchange should be expanded to include the Saint-Jacques Escarpment, according to a report from Montreal’s public consultation commission. In its report, the commission points out that the reconfiguration of the Turcot…

Montreal turning to water management to fight flooding

Several heavily populated Montreal neighborhoods are getting major infrastructure investments to better protect them against spring runoff and flash flooding.  With flooding becoming a “serious problem” , there is a growing need to improve water retention facilities in Montreal, especially…

Dominique Anglade ‘could be interested’ in running for Quebec Liberal leadership

Quebec Liberal Dominique Anglade isn’t ruling out a run for the party’s leadership. READ MORE: Dominique Anglade denies rumours she’s mobilizing to lead Quebec Liberals Story continues below “If the question is, ‘am I interested?’ The answer is, I could be…

Pointe St-Charles residents angered after temporary no-parking signs placed on street

Residents along Rushbrooke Street in Points St-Charles are steamed after city workers turned their block into a no-parking zone literally overnight, apparently to do sewer work. The block of Rushbrooke between Hibernia and Charlevoix was covered with portable orange signs…