#ICYMI: Tragedy at retirement home, Blue Monday, more news  Montreal Gazette

In Case You Missed It (#ICYMI) is a daily feature highlighting news in and around Montreal.

Posted: January 22, 2019, 3:00 am
Montreal cop who sold steroids to fellow officer suspended for two months  Montreal Gazette

Charles Lavallée was arrested in 2012 as part of an internal investigation launched after a Montreal police officer was assaulted in Mexico.

Posted: January 22, 2019, 2:50 am
Oilers re-sign goalie Mikko Koskinen, leaving Cam Talbot in limbo  Montreal Gazette

OK, we now know which goalie Edmonton Oilers' management likes more.Mikko Koskinen has a new three-year deal for $13.5 million, or an average cap hit of ...

Posted: January 22, 2019, 2:50 am
Toronto Is Actually Getting A 'Pink Line' And Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante Is Extremely Jealous  MTL Blog

Anyone who commutes during rush hour knows that the transit system has reached its saturation point. The orange line, for example, has seen a 5.5% increase ...

Posted: January 22, 2019, 1:17 am
There's a makeover coming to Canada's Food Guide Tuesday  CTV News

A new version of Canada's food guide is set to be unveiled Tuesday, a move nutrition experts say is long overdue.

Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:48 am
Coach Elizabeth Brubaker provisionally suspended by Gymnastics Canada  Montreal Gazette

OTTAWA — Elizabeth Brubaker was provisionally suspended as a coach by Gymnastics Canada on Monday, following a number of written complaints to the ...

Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:27 am
Brownstein: Is Blue Monday a hoax? Maybe not in these parts  Montreal Gazette

Real or not, one shouldn't trivialize the profound depression too many have to deal with daily, and not just on the third Monday of January. Bill Brownstein ...

Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:23 am
Don't get towed: Montreal's snow removal operation on, as of 7 p.m.  CBC.ca

After the Montreal area was pelted with 25 centimetres of snow over the weekend, city workers began the snow removal operation at 7 p.m. Monday.

Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:20 am
Homeless shelters are at capacity during Montreal's cold snap  Montreal Gazette

With the wind bringing temperatures to dangerous lows, experts say the risk of people freezing to death or being disfigured by frostbite is real. Christopher Curtis ...

Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:08 am
Galchenyuk unsure of Montreal reception in return with Coyotes  CBC.ca

Galchenyuk, who has eight goals and 17 assists in 38 games in 2018-19, will return to Montreal for the first time since June's deal that saw him swapped for Max ...

Posted: January 22, 2019, 12:00 am
On verge of Hall induction, Roy Halladay inspires Canadian pitchers  Montreal Gazette

Former Expos outfielder Larry Walker is also on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, but might have to wait until 2020 to hear his name called. Canadian Press.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 11:37 pm
Stu Cowan: No quick fix for Canadiens' power play, Guy Carbonneau says  Montreal Gazette

Since coach and players are tired of talking about it, we asked former Canadiens coach Guy Carbonneau, who had the best power play in NHL.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 11:25 pm
Here Are All The Restaurants Participating In Montreal's Poutine Week 2019  MTL Blog

Montreal's Poutine Week is fast approaching and the restaurants that are participating have begun to tempt us already. The 36 restaurants that are participating ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 11:01 pm
New Corolla leads Toyota showings in Montreal  Wheels.ca

The all-new 2020 Corolla sedan made its Canadian premiere at this year's Montreal Auto Show.The Corolla is built on the Toyota New Global Architecture ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:45 pm
Kamala Harris, schooled in Montreal, announces bid to unseat Trump in 2020  Toronto Star

WASHINGTON—A suburban Montreal high school is leading the cheers north of the border for graduate Kamala Harris, the California senator and former ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:41 pm
Nissan’s Ultimate Snowmobile Revealed in Montreal  Wheels.ca

Nissan was once again wild and crazy at the Montreal Auto Show with the global reveal of the Altima-te AWD fully tracked snow-going machine.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:25 pm
Dorval Gardens shopping centre sold to North American Development Group  Global News

Mon., Jan. 21: The Dorval Gardens shopping mall could soon get a makeover after it was recently purchased. As Global's Tim Sargeant reports, nothing is ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:16 pm
Infiniti I-Line pair bow in Montreal  Wheels.ca

Infiniti I-Line pair bow in Montreal: Intended for sale only in Canada, Infiniti premiered its special edition I-Line versions of the Infiniti Q50 sedan and Q60 Coupe ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:09 pm
Marner, Matthews prepared to get a shot together against the Capitals  Montreal Gazette

Mitch Marner and Auston Matthews have a tradition before every Maple Leafs game.Toward the end of warmup, after the mandatory drills are done and the ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 9:45 pm
What the Puck: Will overachieving Canadiens be trade deadline buyers?  Montreal Gazette

At the start of season, it was expected that Marc Bergevin would be a seller before the trade deadline, but the Canadiens might be buyers.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 9:44 pm
Canada’s Pospisil out for three months after surgery for herniated disc  Montreal Gazette

Canadian tennis player Vasek Pospisil is expected to miss the next three months after having surgery on his back last week.Tennis Canada announced Monday ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 9:01 pm
Montreal Impact coach Remi Garde expects focus on fitness to pay off  Bridge River Lillooet News

MONTREAL — As residents of their city dig themselves out of an arctic winter blast, the Montreal Impact are escaping to warmer pastures.The one catch is, ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 8:59 pm
Code Orange at the Montreal Children's Hospital meant all hands on deck  Montreal Gazette

'Carbon monoxide poisoning — come to the ER,' read the text that galvanized the response to the incident at LaSalle's École des Découvreurs. Catherine ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 8:17 pm
Trappers win Montreal tourney in OT  Regina Leader-Post

This past weekend, the West Ferris Bantam A Trapper Engraving Shop, participated in the 37th annual Canadian Hockey Enterprises Canada Cup in Montreal ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 7:49 pm
Montreal priest convicted of sex crimes pleads guilty to additional charges  CBC.ca

Brian Boucher, a Roman Catholic priest who has worked at 10 churches in Montreal over the last two decades, pleaded guilty on Monday to one count of sexual ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 7:44 pm
Oxford and PSP explore sale of iconic Montreal tower  Montreal Gazette

Sources say the pair have engaged with prospective buyers for the 47-floor building at the intersection of René-Lévesque Blvd. and Stanley St. and have hired ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 7:27 pm
Andrew Scheer promises Quebec more autonomy on immigration  Global News

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is promising to give Quebec more autonomy over immigration if he is elected prime minister.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 7:26 pm
5 Grocery Stores In Montreal That Deliver Food Right To Your Doorstep  MTL Blog

Montreal has been hit by a freezing snowtorm, and if you're anything like me you've been avoiding the outdoors at all costs in the last few days, shunning even ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 7:18 pm
Ex-cop who stalked, sexually assaulted 10 women has conditions relaxed  Montreal Gazette

Guay, who between 2004 and 2005 stalked women and girls and carried out a series of attacks, is now allowed to drive a car by himself.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 6:47 pm
Coroner probes exposure death of Gilles Duceppe's mother outside seniors' home  Toronto Star

A Quebec coroner will investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of Gilles Duceppe's mother after the 93-year-old woman was found Sunday in the ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 5:59 pm
Montreal’s Italian community speaks out after PICAI classes cancelled  Global News

PICAI has been part of Montreal's Italian community for over 50 years, and just recently parents were informed that these Italian culture and language courses ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 5:59 pm
Kamala Harris, schooled in Montreal, announces presidential bid  CityNews

California senator, and former Montreal high-schooler, Kamala Harris has declared she wants to be the first black woman to be elected president of the United ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 5:48 pm
Gilles Duceppe's mother, 93, found dead of hypothermia outside Montreal seniors' residence  CBC News

As an intense snowstorm swept into Montreal early Sunday morning, an alarm at Hélène Rowley Hotte's luxury seniors' residence sent her out into the bitter cold ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 4:56 pm
Montreal could be hit with another 10 cm snowfall this week  Daily Hive

According to The Weather Network's 7-day forecast, Montreal can expect another 10 cm snowfall on both Wednesday and Sunday.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 4:37 pm
Montreal police seek suspect after brutal métro mugging  Montreal Gazette

The victim did not know his attacker, who had tried unsuccessfully to assault another person in the same manner, police said.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 3:44 pm
Montreal Has Been Hit With An Intense Winter Snowstorm (Photos & Videos)  MTL Blog

Montreal is officially in the throes of its first snowstorm of 2019 - and it's been a good one. We are officially colder than the North Pole and we can expect to see at ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 3:22 pm
Montreal 2019: AJAC hands out best vehicle awards | Car News  Auto123.com

The Automobiles Journalists' Association of Canada (AJAC) hands out its annual best vehicle awards in 12 categories at the 2019 Montreal Auto Show.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 3:08 pm
NHL Rumors: Jake Muzzin, Derick Brassard, and Montreal  MyNHLTradeRumors.com

NHL Rumors focuses on the asking price of Jake Muzzin, Derick Brassard, and what Montreal Canadiens may do come the trade deadline.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 3:05 pm
Legault, France's Macron renew historic ties on anniversary of Quebec flag  Montreal Gazette

"I am the only head of state in North America to represent a francophone majority and so I have a responsibility to protect and promote French," Legault said.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 2:57 pm
Meteorologists believe yesterday was Montreal's coldest snowstorm in nearly a century  Daily Hive

Meteorologists and historians believe that this weekend's blizzard could have been the coldest snowstorm experienced by Montrealers in nearly a century.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 2:54 pm
Dandy, a New Lunch Spot For Old Montreal, to Open This Winter  Eater Montreal

A chic new breakfast, lunch, brunch, and coffee spot is on its way to Old Montreal: Dandy is set to arrive later this winter with a bright, inviting space, and culinary ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 2:30 pm
Montrealers dig out cars after intense snowstorm wallops city  Global News

WATCH: After a massive winter storm, many Montrealers stayed in this weekend to hibernate. As Global's Dan Spector reports, as they headed back to work this ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 2:26 pm
Warning: Montreal Will Be Hit By Another 20cm Of Snow This Week  MTL Blog

If you got to work on time this morning, or even bothered to go to work today, I applaud you. Montreal was just hit with the first real snow storm of the winter, and ...

Posted: January 21, 2019, 2:24 pm
Montreal hits the ground plowing in wake of record-breakingly cold snowstorm  Montreal Gazette

Glacial temperatures created patches of black ice that rendered some well-travelled hills in the city particularly challenging.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 1:26 pm
5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, January 21  Daily Hive

Don't let Monday get you down, here are five eventful things going on in the city today, January 21, to start your week off right.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 1:00 pm
While you were sleeping: Transit delays are now a fashion trend  Montreal Gazette

It's only a matter of time until this catches on in Montreal.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 12:55 pm
The Montreal Canadiens shouldn’t settle for a wild-card spot  A Winning Habit

The last stretch for the Montreal Canadiens has propelled them to a decent spot, and if things continue, a higher-ranked finale should be within reach.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 12:40 pm
Montreal weather: Still more snow, but sore shovel backs will get a break  Montreal Gazette

Periods of snow and local blowing snow will continue, but only 2 centimetres is expected to fall.

Posted: January 21, 2019, 11:31 am
Unusually cold snowstorm hits Montreal region  Montreal Gazette

Drivers are being urged to avoid non-essential travel, buses are being rerouted, flights are cancelled, and Hydro-Québec's dealing with power outages.

Posted: January 20, 2019, 11:57 pm
Good Samaritans help tow Montreal transit bus stuck on slippery slope  Global News

A video making the rounds on social media shows a Montreal STM bus being towed up a slippery slope in a somewhat unconventional way on Sunday.

Posted: January 20, 2019, 11:45 pm
Montrealers turning to the internet to buy groceries  CTV News

On one of the coldest days of the year, using online grocery delivery would have been tempting for most Montrealers.

Posted: January 20, 2019, 11:09 pm
Montreal gets walloped with snow as storm moves through | Watch News Videos Online  Globalnews.ca

Watch Montreal gets walloped with snow as storm moves through Video Online, on GlobalNews.ca.

Posted: January 20, 2019, 11:00 pm
Jack Todd: Forecast is more snow and continued hockey playoff hysteria  Montreal Gazette

Could the Habs make it? And face ... the Leafs? That's a matchup that only a masochist would crave. A masochist — or a hockey fan. Sometimes, it's hard to tell ...

Posted: January 20, 2019, 7:00 pm
UPDATE: Police locate 19-year-old tourist missing in Montreal  CTV News

Nineteen-year-old Sophie Cleland, a tourist who went missing late Saturday night, was reportedly located in Centre-Sud.

Posted: January 20, 2019, 5:16 pm
Montreal dads step up to new challenges in age of #MeToo  CBC.ca

When David Singleton addressed the issue of consent at a workshop he was giving at a Montreal high school, one father piped up to tell the instructors he ...

Posted: January 20, 2019, 1:00 pm
Montreal weather: Do yourself a favour and stay in bed today  Montreal Gazette

Let's be blunt: there will snow, at times heavy snow and blowing snow.

Posted: January 20, 2019, 11:32 am
Montreal's Fête des neiges cancelled due to extreme cold weather  CBC.ca

The annual Fête des neiges at Parc Jean-Drapeau is cancelled today due to the extreme cold and winter storm warning. This is the first time in 10 years that ...

Posted: January 20, 2019, 11:11 am
Luxury cars come to Montreal for annual Auto Show  CTV News

Once again, luxury cars have made their way into Montreal in the middle of winter.

Posted: January 20, 2019, 2:33 am
Protesters brave deep freeze for Women's March in Montreal  CBC.ca

Despite the deep freeze, hundreds of protesters came out to mark this year's Women's March in Montreal. According to Environment Canada, temperatures in ...

Posted: January 19, 2019, 8:49 pm
Montreal real estate: See what kind of condo $15 million can buy  Montreal Gazette

The penthouse's annual condo fees, city and school taxes come in over $300000 a year — more than the price of some Montreal-area bungalows.

Posted: January 19, 2019, 12:01 pm
Montreal police create cold case squad, add investigators to sex crimes units  CBC.ca

The shake up is the result of a process started by Martin Prud'homme, who served as interim chief of police for a year before returning to his job as head of the ...

Posted: January 19, 2019, 11:00 am
With Montreal return looming, Galchenyuk won't compare himself to Domi  TSN

With his return to Montreal looming on Wednesday, Arizona Coyotes forward Alex Galchenyuk says he's happy to see his old friends with the Canadiens doing ...

Posted: January 19, 2019, 8:00 am
Call of the Wilde: Montreal Canadiens dump the Columbus Blue Jackets  Global News

We are firmly into the second half of the season and the Montreal Canadiens are in a playoff spot, much to the surprise of most of the hockey world.

Posted: January 19, 2019, 2:20 am
Quebec Is Rebuilding A Giant Raised Highway Through Montreal And They Have No Idea When It Will Be Completed  MTL Blog

As if the year didn't already start off bad enough with winter storms and freezing temperatures, Montreal now has something else to look forward to that will ...

Posted: January 18, 2019, 6:11 pm
Weise will not accompany Flyers to Montreal  TSN

According to Philadelphia Flyers interim head coach Scott Gordon, forward Dale Weise will not accompany the team to Montreal for tomorrow night's game ...

Posted: January 18, 2019, 5:45 pm
Hits and Misses from the Montreal International Auto Show  Driving

We have to admit, we were fans of most of the reveals at this year's 2019 Montreal International Auto Show. But just to make it official, we thought we'd run down ...

Posted: January 18, 2019, 4:21 pm
Montreal woman guilty of sending explicit video to young girl will not spend any more time in jail  CTV News

A woman from the Montreal area who had an intense and inappropriate relationship with a girl, despite many efforts to stop her, will not be spending any more ...

Posted: January 18, 2019, 1:33 pm
Bagnall: How Montreal money could fix the LeBreton Flats partnership  Ottawa Citizen

The cleanest deal would see either Melnyk or Ruddy leave the partnership altogether.

Posted: January 18, 2019, 12:00 pm
Brownstein: Escape the cold in Montreal's underrated underground city  Montreal Gazette

Fret not, frigid Montrealers. Escape is within your grasp — and feet.

Posted: January 18, 2019, 11:08 am
Bunbury: CPL working diligently to bring a club to Montreal  TSN

A feature conversation with Alex Bunbury who is spearheading the drive to bring a Canadian Premier League club to Montreal. Continuous Play: ON OFF.

Posted: January 18, 2019, 2:20 am
Everything You Need To Know About The Montreal Explosion That Left Over 10000 People Without Power And Shut Down The STM Blue Line Today  MTL Blog

We've been doing our best to keep you updated on all of the ongoing events that happened today in Montreal, so here's what we know went down so far.

Posted: January 17, 2019, 11:47 pm
The 2020 Genesis G90 makes its North American debut in Montreal  Driving

The 2020 Genesis G90 made its North American debut at the Montreal auto show today, and previews a new design language for the brand that will make its ...

Posted: January 17, 2019, 8:45 pm
Montreal Has Finally Figured Out Which STM Bus Seat Is The Best  MTL Blog

Talk to any Montreal commuter that regularly takes the bus and you'll find that they have pretty strong opinions about this underrated mode of transit. Most bus ...

Posted: January 17, 2019, 4:54 pm
Park for Montreal's 6,000 Irish Famine victims could become a reality  Montreal Gazette

Hydro-Québec has agreed to cede 1.5 hectares of its site for the proposed park, to be located on Bridge St., near the Black Rock monument. Marian Scott ...

Posted: January 17, 2019, 11:01 am
7 Things You Can Do In Montreal This Friday, Saturday, & Sunday  MTL Blog

Happy Wednesday Montreal! Is it just me, or is this January flying by? Compared to last January, which seem to last a lifetime, this month has pretty much come ...

Posted: January 16, 2019, 6:58 pm
One Of Montreal's Iconic St-Viateur Bagel Locations Will Be Closing Its Doors Forever This Winter  MTL Blog

Everyone knows that if you're visiting Montreal and you only have time to visit a few historic places in the city, you have to hit up one of the St-Viateur Bagel ...

Posted: January 16, 2019, 6:42 pm
Montreal's Trudeau airport must respect nighttime curfew, citizens insist  Montreal Gazette

Residents battling for peace and quiet hope to force a public consultation on the planned airport expansion.

Posted: January 16, 2019, 5:15 pm
The Montreal Canadiens continue to show growth  Habs Eyes on the Prize

A lot has been said this season about how this year's Montreal Canadiens have come out of the gates a different team than in previous years. That this isn't last ...

Posted: January 16, 2019, 3:00 pm
EMSB management under investigation for alleged mismanagement, ethical violations  CTV News

The English Montreal School Board is under investigation by the Quebec government for alleged mismanagement and ethical violations.

Posted: January 16, 2019, 12:54 pm
Do the Montreal Canadiens have a plan for Karl Alzner?  A Winning Habit

The Montreal Canadiens have given Karl Alzner one game since recalling him up from the AHL and it's hard to gauge what the future holds for the veteran.

Posted: January 16, 2019, 12:00 pm
City sending out thousands of trucks and workers to plow roads after massive snowfall  CTV News

The City of Montreal says it is prepared and will have fleets of trucks and 3000 employees out on the streets on Monday to clear the snow.

Posted: January 16, 2019, 2:33 am
City of Montreal asks public to rely on metro and buses on Sunday due to weather  CTV News

Environment Canada is warning of extreme cold across much of Canada this weekend, with a winter storm watch in place for the Montreal region. The City of ...

Posted: January 16, 2019, 2:33 am
Weather alerts issued for Montreal, Laval, and southern Quebec  CTV News

Environment Canada is warning that this week's deep freeze could be followed by the largest snowstorm of the season.

Posted: January 16, 2019, 2:33 am
Montreal could be hit with up to 35 cm of snow this weekend  Daily Hive

According to The Weather Network's extended forecast, Montreal could be hit with 30 cm of snow on Sunday after 3 cm and 5 cm on Friday and Saturday.

Posted: January 15, 2019, 3:35 pm
Montreal school remains closed following suspected carbon monoxide leak  CTV News

A Montreal elementary school remains closed one day after 35 children and eight adults were hospitalized for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning.

Posted: January 15, 2019, 1:56 pm
Montreal Will Be With A 30cm Snowstorm  MTL Blog

This morning in Montreal we have some good news and some bad news. Scratch that. We have some semi-decent news and some absolutely horrible news!

Posted: January 15, 2019, 1:24 pm
Montreal's roadwork lie: An investigation  Montreal Gazette

Look beyond the parade of mayors pledging to get the job done. No city hall administration has ever spent what was needed or done the work that's required to ...

Posted: January 15, 2019, 8:00 am
This Vegan Restaurant Crawl Map Is Your Guide To A Meatless Montreal  MTL Blog

Check out ten of Montreal's greatest vegan restos and get a nice walk in along the way!

Posted: January 14, 2019, 11:57 pm
43 hospitalized after suspected carbon monoxide leak at Montreal elementary school  CTV News

Carbon monoxide levels inside the Montreal elementary school where 35 children and eight adults were hospitalized reached as high as five times the safety ...

Posted: January 14, 2019, 6:36 pm
It's Official, Montreal Is One Of The Worst Places To Find Work In Canada  MTL Blog

Although it's still super far ahead, you might have started thinking about potential summer jobs and spring work for the 2019 season. People start finishing school ...

Posted: January 14, 2019, 3:21 pm
2 pizzeria fires on Montreal's North Shore over weekend  CBC.ca

There were fires at two separate pizza restaurants on Montreal's North Shore over the weekend. Sunday night, a fire heavily damaged a pizzeria in Laval on ...

Posted: January 14, 2019, 10:42 am
Montreal's real estate market expected to soar to new heights this year  CTV News

Montreal's real estate market continues to be one of the hottest in Canada.

Posted: January 13, 2019, 11:36 pm
Montreal real estate: Sales up for mansions, million-dollar condos  Montreal Gazette

Realtors who specialize in ultra-high-end properties say a new wave of wealthy buyers are suddenly keen to invest in Montreal.

Posted: January 12, 2019, 8:00 am
Montreal’s heritage at stake: What kind of city do we want?  Montreal Gazette

Will Montreal miss its goal of becoming a livable, sustainable city for future generations? We need a blueprint to guide development, Heritage Montreal says.

Posted: January 5, 2019, 8:00 am
At 32 deaths, Montreal’s homicide rate climbed in 2018  Montreal Gazette

And while the number of such violent deaths rose in Montreal this year, the increase is not nearly as significant as was witnessed in Toronto. Paul Cherry ...

Posted: December 31, 2018, 8:00 am
Four ways Montreal's superhospitals pushed the boundaries of medicine in 2018  Montreal Gazette

Both have been mired in controversy, but the MUHC and CHUM have excelled on the medical front. A look at 4 breakthroughs from the past year. Aaron Derfel ...

Posted: December 31, 2018, 8:00 am
Jack Todd: Montreal's sports landscape on stronger footing for 2019  Montreal Gazette

While Carey Price helped Habs rebound from a lost season, the Impact and Alouettes also improved and an effort to bring MLB back got a boost. Jack Todd ...

Posted: December 30, 2018, 8:00 am
People In Montreal Can Still Spend Time Outdoors In Our "Underground City" This Weekend Without Having To Face The Winter Storm  MTL Blog

With the first massive winter storm of 2019 about to hit us this weekend, bringing on freezing temperatures and giant heaps of snow, the last thing you can ...

Posted: February 27, 2018, 8:00 am