‘I figured I had to act’: Montreal honours driver who used SUV to shield pedestrians

Erick Marciano says he doesn’t consider himself a hero for using his SUV to shield pedestrians from a speeding car last week in Montreal. “It was just a natural thing to do,” the 48-year-old said Monday, “and if I had…

Montreal to add pedestrian crossing signals to all traffic lights

The City of Montreal unveiled Monday a new series of measures aimed at protecting vulnerable road users as the number of pedestrian deaths continues to climb in the area. The $58-million project over the next three years will see pedestrian…

Montreal’s 2019 BIXI season ends on a high note with record-breaking year

Montreal’s BIXI season officially came to an end on Friday, capping off a record-breaking year. The bike-sharing group says over 320,000 individual users logged over 10 million kilometres of travel. The 5.8 million trips made by BIXI riders shows an…

Montreal to get outdoor ice rink named after Quebec writer

Montrealers will be able to ice skate in Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles as of next winter, Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante announced on Wednesday. Plante also revealed the name of the new public space — Esplanade Tranquille — that will replace…

Quebecers mark Remembrance Day with ceremonies across province

Montrealers will gather at Remembrance Day ceremonies across the city Monday morning to pay tribute to Canadians who died in the line of duty. The commemorations are being held in recognition of the contribution of soldiers who lost their lives…

This week on ‘Focus Montreal’: Nov. 10, 2019

By Global News Posted November 10, 2019 5:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ This week on Focus Montreal, Global takes a look at the year-long investigation into the concerning levels…