#ICYMI: School feuds, a collapsing house, questions about a police intervention  Montreal Gazette

Busy day? Here's what you might have missed. The parents of Koray Celik, who died in a Montreal Police intervention, have been told no charges will be laid ...

Posted: May 23, 2019, 2:02 am
St-Laurent to establish Quebec's first urban biodiversity corridor  CTV News

The borough of St-Laurent is setting up the first urban biodiversity corridor in Quebec to combat hot spots.

Posted: May 23, 2019, 12:32 am
Neighbours forced to evacuate due to heritage building at risk of collapse in Plateau  CBC.ca

About 40 people in Montreal's Plateau-Mont-Royal borough have been forced out of their homes because the building next door to theirs is at risk of collapse.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 10:37 pm
Watch: Plateau residents debate fate of collapsing heritage building  Montreal Gazette

On Tuesday night, 40 people on Esplanade St. were forced to leave their homes because a vacant building was starting to collapse. The building, which is ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 9:59 pm
POP Montreal 2019: Laurie Anderson, Nick Cave lead eclectic lineup  Montreal Gazette

Avant-garde artist Anderson performs Sept. 25 at the Rialto Theatre, with Montreal saxophone monster Colin Stetson and cellist Rebecca Foon.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 9:04 pm
Website spoofing Journal de Montréal ordered to pay $23,500 for trademark infringement  Montreal Gazette

A judge ruled the satirical website "was designed to mimic the general appearance" of the Journal de Montréal trademark.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 8:34 pm
Montreal Beer Fest is back at the Windsor Station starting today  mtltimes.ca

The Windsor Station, one of the most beautiful public buildings in the city, is home again to the Mondial de la Bière, Montreal's beer festival which in its 26th ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 8:30 pm
Too short to hold onto the bars of the Montreal Metro? The STM might finally be installing straps  Global News

About 20 members of its My Voice, My STM program will take part in a research study to test the straps.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 8:20 pm
Land developer, Montreal baseball investors reach deal on potential stadium site  CTV News

Stephen Bronfman-owned Claridge Investments and real estate development firm Devimco have reached an agreement to develop a plot of land for sale known ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 7:53 pm
’Booksmart’ review: Teen comedy wins by burning cliches  Montreal Gazette

Three and a half stars out of four.The insanely winning “Booksmart” boasts too many breakthroughs to count. There are the two leads, Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 5:35 pm
Margaret Trudeau to stage three-night run of autobiographical show in Montreal  CityNews Toronto

MONTREAL — Margaret Trudeau is bringing her autobiographical one-woman show to Montreal this summer. The performance titled “Certain Woman of an ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 4:55 pm
Triumph TR2 Owned by Montreal Resident for 64 Years, Now for Sale  Wheels.ca

We're not sure if this one is cool, or if it's kinda sad. Maybe it's a bit of both. But how often does an older car come up for sale by the original owner? How about ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 4:17 pm
Montreal Bars Atwater Cocktail Club, Coldroom Make New Best-in-Canada List  Eater Montreal

MONTREAL — The people behind the Canada's 100 Best Restaurants ranking have dropped a similar ranking of the best bars in Canada, with six Montreal ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 4:06 pm
Victoria Bridge will be completely closed to traffic this weekend  Montreal Gazette

Transport Quebec is informing motorists that the Victoria Bridge, which links Saint-Lambert and Montreal, will be closed in both directions this weekend to ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 3:20 pm
Education minister condemns 'stubbornness’ of EMSB on Galileo school  Montreal Gazette

Moving English special-needs students isn't the right response to overcrowding at a French school board, Jean-François Roberge maintains.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 3:17 pm
Montreal Canadiens Nick Suzuki ends Cole Fonstad’s season in flair  A Winning Habit

One Montreal Canadiens prospect eliminated another at the Memorial Cup as Nick Suzuki and his two-goal performance pushed the Guelph Storm to a 5-2 win.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 1:31 pm
What if the Montreal Canadiens had the first overall pick?  A Winning Habit

The Montreal Canadiens may have a hard time deciding who they take at 15 but given the ability of Jack Hughes and Kappo Kakko, the 1st may not be any ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 12:40 pm
Montreal-based Smooch acquired by Zendesk  BetaKit

Smooch, which allows companies to manage customer conversations across multiple social messaging and communication platforms, has been acquired by ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 12:36 pm
Their son died in a Montreal police intervention; now, another blow  Montreal Gazette

The parents of Koray Celik have been told no charges will be laid against the officers — and they've been refused a meeting to find out why. Jesse Feith ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 10:01 am
English Montreal School Board votes to move Galileo Adult Educational Centre  Global News

The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) has decided to relocate the Galileo Adult Centre to the St. Pius X career centre.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 3:02 am
City of Montreal honours businessman, philanthropist Charles Bronfman  Global News

The City of Montreal invited businessman and philanthropist Charles Bronfman to sign the city's book of honour on Tuesday, making him an honorary citizen.

Posted: May 22, 2019, 1:08 am
Senators general manager Pierre Dorion and Patrick Roy spotted in Montreal  Ottawa Sun

After wrapping up an interview with Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy in Tuesday in Montreal, it didn't take long for the word to leak out he had sat down with ...

Posted: May 22, 2019, 12:00 am
Guy Laliberté unveils new immersive show at giant pyramid in Montreal's Old Port  CBC.ca

The Cirque du Soleil founder offered a sneak peek Tuesday morning inside the eight-storey pyramid that has popped up in the Old Port. The pyramid will be the ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 10:47 pm
St-Édouard zookeeper charged with animal cruelty  Montreal Gazette

ST-ÉDOUARD-DE-MASKINONGÉ — In what they're describing as a Canadian first, animal welfare officials announced Tuesday that they were charging the ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 9:45 pm
Bus catches fire on Hwy 20, forcing rush-hour closure  CTV News

A bus caught fire on Highway 20 on Tuesday afternoon, clogging traffic in the area.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 9:37 pm
All Montreal Canadiens home games will now start at 7 p.m.  CTV News

All Montreal Canadiens home games will now start at 7 p.m.. The team announced Tuesday that they are standardizing the start times at the Bell Centre starting ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 9:20 pm
Watch: A visit to the robotics conference in Montreal  Montreal Gazette

Robots that walk, talk, swim, fly, drive and perform multiple tasks are featured at ICRA 2019, the world's largest robotics conference at Montreal's Palais des ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 8:33 pm
Telus announces $53-million investment in Montreal  Montreal Gazette

Telus Corp. is investing $53 million in its wireless and wireline networks in the greater Montreal area this year, the company announced on Tuesday.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 7:35 pm
What a trip! Get a first look at Laliberte’s immersive pyramid PY1 in Old Montreal  CTV News

It's an immersive art installation by day and a night club after dark – get a peek at the new PY1 pyramid at the Clock Tower Pier in Old Montreal.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 7:29 pm
Ontario punk band has gear stolen during Montreal tour stop  CTV News

An Ontario punk band is missing their musical instruments after their van was stolen following a show in Montreal.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 5:19 pm
Quebec's transport minister fails to see Pink after ride on Orange line  CBC.ca

Québec Transport Minister François Bonnardel has finally taken Montreal's commuter-packed Orange Metro line for a ride — seeing for himself Tuesday just ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 4:46 pm
The Case for Montreal as City-State  VICE

The Quebec government wants to ban public servants from wearing religious symbols. But for one of the world's most tolerant cities, there's an unlikely way out.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 3:22 pm
41% of our roads are in great shape, Montreal says, and that's better than 2015  Montreal Gazette

A total of 41 per cent of Montreal's 1,665-kilometre network of arterial roads are in “excellent or good condition,” a 2018 inventory of the city's main thoroughfares ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 2:49 pm
Montreal Canadiens Should Not Give Up On Jonathan Drouin  A Winning Habit

The Montreal Canadiens top left winger Jonathan Drouin had a terrible conclusion to his season. The focus should be on his excellent first two-thirds.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 2:00 pm
10/3 podcast: Latest Montreal Mafia shooting leads to police crackdown  National Post

Police in Quebec are promising a crackdown after a brazen mafia-related murder.Salvatore Scoppa, the brother of an alleged Montreal mafia leader was ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 1:52 pm
C2 Montréal reboots to spark a new wave of creative connections  Montreal Gazette

The commerce and creativity playground moves to Grandé Studios in Point St-Charles for its eighth edition, running from May 22 to 24.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 12:35 pm
Inside Club Pelicano, Montreal’s French Swimming Pool-Themed Bar  Eater Montreal

Conceived as an ode to a famous Parisian art déco swimming pool, it's become one of Montreal's best bars for a fun night out.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 12:30 pm
Kirk Muller may not be the problem with the Montreal Canadiens power play  A Winning Habit

The Montreal Canadiens had a poor power play and the blame has fallen to Kirk Muller, but given how strong Team Canada's is, he may not be the issue.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 12:00 pm
'I just want to give up': Cleaning flood zones in Montreal will take weeks  CBC.ca

After several weeks of spring flooding, water levels are slowly receding in most of southern Quebec, but that doesn't mean affected residents can simply pick up ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 11:34 am
Inside Montreal's unique architecture museum as it celebrates 40 years  CTV News

Montreal's Canadian Centre for Architecture, the only museum of its kind in the world, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in style.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 10:47 am
Arson investigation launched after burning bins force guests out of Montreal hotel  CBC.ca

A hotel in downtown Montreal had to be evacuated early Tuesday morning because it was flooded with smoke from a fire in the back of the building.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 10:23 am
Allison Hanes: I.M. Pei's legacy stands tall on Montreal skyline  Montreal Gazette

The city is lucky to have one of his iconic buildings gracing its skyline. In a testament to its timelessness, Place Ville Marie is getting a makeover. Allison Hanes ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 10:02 am
The Montreal Canadiens must learn from the writers of Game of Thrones  A Winning Habit

Game of Thrones came to an end and the Montreal Canadiens can take an important lesson from it given the emotion behind the final season.

Posted: May 21, 2019, 10:00 am
Montreal Canadiens: Cole Fonstad and Joël Teasdale steal the show  A Winning Habit

Montreal Canadiens prospects Cole Fonstad and Joël Teasdale stole the show Monday at the Memorial Cup with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies getting the last ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 8:00 am
Josh Freed: Montreal is only weeks away from its big unveiling  Montreal Gazette

The new Champlain Bridge's opening should be a huge public festival. This is a massive Montreal happening, so why not celebrate?

Posted: May 21, 2019, 7:00 am
Long weekend kicks off gardening season in Montreal  Global News

It's been a slow start to spring in Montreal but with a long weekend paired up with nice weather, Montrealers came out in droves to stock up with their gardening ...

Posted: May 21, 2019, 3:50 am
Montreal hosts international robotics, automation convention  Global News

Massive international conference on robotics and automation is in Montreal for the week.

Posted: May 20, 2019, 11:36 pm
Attempted murder in Montreal North  Montreal Gazette

The 27-year-old man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is not co-operating with police.

Posted: May 20, 2019, 9:45 pm
Body found in burned-out vehicle in Laval  Montreal Gazette

Police received several 911 calls reporting a moving vehicle that was on fire on the Mille-Îles overpass.

Posted: May 20, 2019, 9:33 pm
Punk band loses gear, passports after van stolen during Montreal festival  CBC.ca

Montreal police are investigating after a punk/rock band in town to perform at a music festival had their van stolen. The Penske File, a band from Burlington, Ont., ...

Posted: May 20, 2019, 8:45 pm
Montreal weather: A barbecue forecast, complete with thunderstorm risk  Montreal Gazette

Victoria Day will see a mix of sun and cloud with a 40-per-cent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Posted: May 20, 2019, 10:34 am
What's open and closed on May 20 in Montreal  Montreal Gazette

Here is a partial list of what's open and closed on Monday, May 20, for Journée nationale des patriotes, or Victoria Day.

Posted: May 20, 2019, 7:00 am
All Birds descend on Montreal  Canadian Jewish News

“The words are our breathing mask and there is always only one in the room, therefore we must speak in order to survive. Dialogue is crucial.” That was the ...

Posted: May 20, 2019, 4:01 am
What's open and closed in Montreal on this Journée des patriotes  CBC.ca

Monday is the Journée des patriotes in Quebec, also known as Victoria Day.

Posted: May 19, 2019, 10:58 pm
Service resumes on metro's Green Line  Montreal Gazette

A portion of the Green Line of Montreal's métro *service* that was shut down most of the day is running again. The Green line was closed between the Frontenac ...

Posted: May 19, 2019, 10:22 pm
Montreal's pro frisbee team opens home schedule in Villeray  CTV News

One of Montreal's newest sports teams took the field for the first time at home this season.

Posted: May 19, 2019, 7:58 pm
Sisters of Ste-Anne hold garage sale before giving up Montreal convent  National Post

MONTREAL — In many ways, the garage sale that took place at the Sisters of Ste-Anne's mother house was no different than any of the dozens of others that ...

Posted: May 19, 2019, 5:39 pm
Sunday traffic in Montreal: Queen Victoria would not be amused  Montreal Gazette

Road construction over the long weekend will make driving problematic today.

Posted: May 19, 2019, 1:07 pm
Montreal Royal spearheads the rise of ultimate in Quebec  CBC.ca

"We've got a loud and very fantastic crowd. They're here to cheer for the team. Between 1500 to 2000 come to the home opener every year."

Posted: May 19, 2019, 1:02 pm
Montreal crews racing to finish Canadian Grand Prix venue  CTV News

Crews for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal are racing to complete the city's revamped circuit, but city officials are hopeful it'll be done in time.

Posted: May 19, 2019, 2:00 am
Montreal launches campaign aimed at 'buttheads'  CTV News

The City of Montreal is targeting smokers who leave cigarette butts on the street.

Posted: May 18, 2019, 9:29 pm
Montreal researchers score with audible hockey puck  National Post

MONTREAL — A team of Montreal university researchers has developed an audible hockey puck they say could revolutionize the sport for blind players.

Posted: May 18, 2019, 8:50 pm
Greek community rooting for Montreal-born Eurovision finalist  CBC.ca

Members of Montreal's Greek community are rallying in support of Katerine Duska, a Canadian-born singer who has made it to the finals of the Eurovision Song ...

Posted: May 18, 2019, 8:08 pm
What’s open and closed in Montreal for the 2019 May long weekend  Global News

The May long weekend is upon us, and to help you make the most of it, here's a list of what will be opened and closed on Monday, May 20 for the national ...

Posted: May 18, 2019, 5:52 pm
Montreal gardener takes your questions on what to plant this weekend  CBC.ca

Tracey Arial, a gardening consultant with the group C.A.U.S. Verdun, offers some advice on how to get the most out of your garden.

Posted: May 18, 2019, 4:00 pm
Concert review: Pink masters the art of high-flying pop cirque  Montreal Gazette

Her part-concert, part-Cirque du soleil gravity-defying equilibrist act goes again Saturday night at the Bell Centre.

Posted: May 18, 2019, 11:43 am
Montreal gallery strings beadwork from past to now in new exhibition  CBC News

Montreal's La Guilde gallery is bringing together the work of 11 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists who have developed their own artistic techniques around ...

Posted: May 18, 2019, 8:00 am
Montreal holds public hearings to discuss reducing waste  Global News

WATCH: In Montreal, public hearings are being held on how consumers and industry leaders can reduce their carbon footprint. Global's Tim Sargeant reports.

Posted: May 17, 2019, 10:30 pm
Montreal students protest for the environment for 14th straight week  CBC.ca

The student protesters want the government to take action on climate change and say they hope through these demonstrations that the general population ...

Posted: May 17, 2019, 10:10 pm
My Montreal: Als' Will Stanback relishes city's atmosphere, safety  Montreal Gazette

"I feel like I don't have to look over my shoulder like how it was growing up," says running back from dangerous streets of Hempstead, N.Y..

Posted: May 17, 2019, 7:42 pm
Call Info-Santé before inundating clinics over fear of measles, Montreal specialist says  CBC News

Montreal health authorities are working with local clinics and hospitals to prevent a possible measles outbreak, but where people can go if they're worried about ...

Posted: May 17, 2019, 5:49 pm
Station Berlin Brings German-Turkish Kebabs to Montreal  Eater Montreal

PLATEAU — Turkish-German street food now has a foothold in Montreal, with döner kebab restaurant Station Berlin now open on St-Urbain Street. It takes its ...

Posted: May 17, 2019, 5:26 pm
Montreal's John A. Macdonald and Queen Victoria statues vandalized again  Montreal Gazette

An anarchist group posted a statement taking responsibility for the latest painting of the frequent targets.

Posted: May 17, 2019, 4:36 pm
Turcot celebrating long weekend with multiple closures  Montreal Gazette

Infrastructure repair work continues through the long weekend, with multiple exits closed on the Turcot Interchange, and partial night closures of Highways 13 ...

Posted: May 17, 2019, 2:01 pm
Montreal's Nigerian community call for inquiry into 5-year-old boy's death while in foster care  CTV News

Members of Montreal's Nigerian community are calling for a public inquiry into the death of a five-year-old boy last month who was in the care of foster services.

Posted: May 17, 2019, 12:30 pm
Montreal hospital sees spike in children with cannabis intoxication  CTV News

Cannabis intoxication among children has spiked in Montreal since marijuana was legalized last fall, and health officials are urging parents to be vigilant about ...

Posted: May 16, 2019, 11:36 pm
2 new cases of measles in Montreal has public health scrambling to contain spread  CBC News

Montreal's public health authority is trying to track down anyone who was in one of six places last week, most of them in Montreal's West Island, as they might ...

Posted: May 16, 2019, 8:30 pm
Stu Cowan: Bruins fans in Montreal enjoying Boston's playoff ride  Montreal Gazette

Comedian Joey Elias among those getting the last laugh right now in the Canadiens-Bruins rivalry.

Posted: May 16, 2019, 8:10 pm
Five things to do in Montreal this weekend: May 17-20  Montreal Gazette

Plenty of action in Montreal to take advantage of over the Victoria Day weekend.

Posted: May 16, 2019, 6:04 pm
Systemic racism and discrimination hearings begin in Montreal  CTV News

After being forced into it by public demand, the city of Montreal has launched months of hearings into systemic racism and discrimination.

Posted: May 16, 2019, 12:06 pm
Boil water advisory issued for St-Laurent Blvd. after water main break  Montreal Gazette

A boil-water advisory has been issued for St-Laurent Blvd. between Duluth and Rachel Sts. in the Plateau Mont-Royal borough.

Posted: May 15, 2019, 10:36 pm
Grand Prix preparations underway in Montreal  Global News

Preparations for the Grand Prix are currently underway and Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante says they're about 99.6 per cent ready.

Posted: May 15, 2019, 10:15 pm
Montreal expects more brutal heat waves, vows to improve response  CBC.ca

Climate change will make heat waves in Montreal more frequent and more brutal, public health authorities and city officials say, and they want to better protect ...

Posted: May 15, 2019, 9:34 pm
Montreal Nigerian community seeks answers from youth protection after boy's drowning  Montreal Gazette

Montreal's Nigerian community don't understand why the government hasn't reacted to the death of a 5-year-old boy who drowned while under youth protection ...

Posted: May 15, 2019, 8:46 pm
Montreal woman says man tried to rip off her niqab, attackers now have ‘no age, gender or colour’  Global News

Fatima Ahmad was entering the Montreal Metro at Charlevoix Station when she says a man attacked her and tried to rip off her niqab.

Posted: May 15, 2019, 8:15 pm
From janitor to entrepreneur: one Montreal immigrant's experience  Montreal Gazette

Braulio Rocha arrived in Montreal with next to no money. Six years later, he's an in-demand photographer with an international following.

Posted: May 15, 2019, 3:36 pm
Former Canadiens doctor Douglas Kinnear dies peacefully at age 92  Montreal Gazette

Worked with 11 coaches from 1962 to 1999 — starting with Toe Blake and ending with Alain Vigneault — and watched team win 12 Stanley Cups. Stu Cowan ...

Posted: May 15, 2019, 3:31 pm
Uber competitor Eva launches in Montreal  Montreal Gazette

Eva's launch comes as Quebec's legacy taxi companies grapple with unprecedented turmoil.

Posted: May 15, 2019, 7:00 am
Meet Eva, Montreal's new taxi co-op  CTV News

There is a new option for getting around Montreal – and a new competitor for Uber. Eva is an app-based taxi cooperative.

Posted: May 15, 2019, 1:15 am
Habs, fans celebrate Montreal on "514 Day"  NHL.com

Happy 514 Day! What better date than May 14 (sorry, 438ers) to share a little love for our beautiful city? Show or tell us what you love about Montreal using ...

Posted: May 15, 2019, 12:00 am
CAQ government ignoring Montreal's diversity with secularism bill, Plante tells lawmakers  CBC.ca

The mayor of Quebec's biggest city accused the provincial government on Tuesday of rushing ahead with a controversial proposal to restrict religious symbols ...

Posted: May 14, 2019, 11:04 pm
Montreal councillors reject motion urging police to allow religious symbols  CBC News

Councillors voted Tuesday 19-32 against the motion, debated on the same day Mayor Valérie Plante testified at Quebec's Bill 21 hearings.

Posted: May 14, 2019, 8:00 am
Here's how Montreal will spend its $213-million surplus  Montreal Gazette

Dorais said the surplus can be attributed to several factors, including “the strength of the real-estate market and our rigorous management of public funds.”

Posted: May 14, 2019, 7:00 am
Analysis: Solutions for Montreal's 'sardine class' commuters  Montreal Gazette

More express bus lanes, a short downtown métro line and education on how to be a good subway rider among the solutions.

Posted: May 14, 2019, 7:00 am
Car dinged in a parking lot? Don't call the Montreal cops  Montreal Gazette

Since late November, the Montreal police department no longer takes reports of hit-and-run vehicle incidents.

Posted: May 13, 2019, 7:00 am
Montreal real estate: Commercial investment on the rise  Montreal Gazette

It isn't just home and condo sales that are booming in Montreal. Investment in land, retail, hotel, industrial properties and apartment buildings is also picking up.

Posted: May 13, 2019, 7:00 am
Montreal halfway-house workers sexually assaulted: police seek suspect  Montreal Gazette

Sun Youth is offering a reward for info after two women were sexually assaulted last summer by a man with a gun who pepper-sprayed them before fleeing.

Posted: May 12, 2019, 7:00 am
Montreal making public 1,500 contracts worth $60M after glitch revealed  Montreal Gazette

The city of Montreal is set to make public 1500 contracts worth $60 million that were hidden during the past four years.

Posted: May 12, 2019, 7:00 am
Montreal home sales rise for a 50th straight month, gaining 11 per cent in April  Montreal Gazette

Montreal's real estate market remained on fire in April with residential home sales increasing 11 per cent from a year ago.

Posted: May 3, 2019, 7:00 am
Montreal city council votes to extend state of emergency by five days  Montreal Gazette

"Solidarity is the word of the day," Mayor Valérie Plante said. "We know how stressful it is for the population, the fear of losing one's home and belongings."

Posted: April 29, 2019, 7:00 am