Greta Thunberg to receive key to city after Montreal climate march

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante welcomed the teen activist, a prominent voice in the fight against climate change, to receive the honour after a climate march on ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 2:31 pm
Lions best Laval-Montreal in Midget AAA play  The Suburban Newspaper

The Lac St-Louis Lions are off to a strong start under new head coach Gerry Gomez.

Posted: September 19, 2019, 1:30 pm
Engaging the next generation in Montreal's community  Canadian Jewish News

Laura Sonego Assor and Gillian Gornitsky are two very busy women – Sonego Assor is a former mortgage specialist and is expecting her fourth child, and ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 1:28 pm
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante to address UN on climate change  Montreal Gazette

While in New York, Plante will participate in a panel discussing the theme "Plans for a carbon neutral world."

Posted: September 19, 2019, 1:11 pm
Montreal’s Best Bars for Crying in Public  Eater Montreal

Crying: it's a corporal purge that's often best done in the privacy of one's own home. But since variety is the spice of life, sometimes what the moment calls for is a ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 1:00 pm
Montreal murder attempt might have been case of wrong time, wrong place  Montreal Gazette

Police think the assailants went to the wrong Hochelaga-Maisonneuve apartment, which they ransacked.

Posted: September 19, 2019, 12:14 pm
Montreal’s neuvoo gets $53 million from Caisse to power expansion  Montreal Gazette

The job-search engine calls itself “a small business with the complexity of a large multinational.”

Posted: September 19, 2019, 11:42 am
Historic church heavily damaged by fire in Mercier, southwest of Montreal

Firefighters in Mercier on Montreal's South Shore are battling a church fire on St-Jean-Baptiste Boulevard Thursday morning.

Posted: September 19, 2019, 11:11 am
Montreal weather: Warm and sunny  Montreal Gazette

It will feel more like July than mid-September for the next four days.

Posted: September 19, 2019, 10:01 am
Montreal Canadiens: Ryan Poehling Proving To Be Too Valuable To Send Down  A Winning Habit

The Montreal Canadiens have a choice to make when it comes to Ryan Poehling. The smart decision would be to keep him on the NHL roster.

Posted: September 19, 2019, 9:00 am
TFC falls to Montreal in first leg of Canadian Championship  Canoe

MONTREAL — The underdogs took a bite out of the favourites in the first leg of the Canadian Championship on Wednesday night.The Montreal Impact, a club ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 2:49 am
Air Canada To Launch Bogotá Route From Montreal  Simple Flying

Air Canada announced the introduction of a new route from Bogotá to Montreal. The year-round *service* will start operating on June 2, 2020, with flights three ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 2:23 am
International aid organization steps in to help Montreal homeless  APTN News

Lindsay Richardson APTN News The closure of a prominent Montreal homeless shelter has directly affected the city's urban Indigenous population. To fill that ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 2:14 am
Woman on electric scooter suffers head injury in collision with car in Montreal  Montreal Gazette

A woman riding an electric scooter collided with a car at the corner of Papineau Ave. and Rosemont Blvd. in Rosemont–La-Petite-Patrie borough.

Posted: September 19, 2019, 2:02 am
Montreal needs a year-round wet homeless shelter, say users of winter overflow site

Last winter, a group of Montreal homeless shelters and day centres teamed up with the city to open a temporary overflow shelter at the old Royal Victoria ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 1:18 am
Montreal to hold public consultations on future of Publisac  Global News

The City of Montreal announced on Wednesday it will hold public consultations in response to a growing number of calls to stop the mass distribution of Publisac ...

Posted: September 19, 2019, 12:35 am
Montreal municipal court tosses charges affecting homeless  CityNews Montreal

A Montreal municipal court judge has tossed out more than 250 minor offense charges mainly affecting the homeless. Advocates say these vulnerable people ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 10:59 pm
Chez Sez: Montreal DB's "a force to be reckoned with"

With a lot of excitement around the seemingly rejuvenated offence in Montreal, Davis Sanchez says a lot of the credit needs to go to Bob Slowik and the ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 10:10 pm
Montreal and Laval schools particularly affected by growing teacher shortage  Global News

Quebec's education minister admits there is a growing teacher shortage in the province and the problem is particularly acute in the Montreal area.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 9:12 pm
Granby Zoo welcomes newest African elephant, Thandi  Global News

A new African elephant has arrived at Granby Zoo, about an hour away from Montreal. Thandi, a 28-year-old female, has been brought in to breed with Tutume, ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 8:54 pm
Montreal-style bagels with an Ottawa twist coming to town  CTV News

Montreal, the undisputed bagel capital of the world (pipe down, New York, your bagels are garbage) will be getting a taste of Ottawa's take on the doughy ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 8:34 pm
Montreal parents worry over possible school closures in West Island

Parents are worried about the future of Quebec's anglophone schools, after Lester B. Pearson School Board (LBPSB) announced it may be shutting down some ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 7:45 pm
Alouettes' defence regains focus for Bombers' visit, Henoc Muamba says  Montreal Gazette

Defensive miscues in loss to 'Riders "hurt us, and it should," Als middle linebacker says. "We're going to use that sting to our advantage." Herb Zurkowsky ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 7:31 pm
Montreal committee to hear the public's views on circulars  Montreal Gazette

Don't want Publisacs delivered to your door? Want the flyers in paper bags instead of plastic? Here's your chance to have your say.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 7:11 pm
You Can Drink Beer & Throw Axes At This Montreal Bar Next Week  MTL Blog

When you think of beer, I doubt the next thing that comes to your mind is axe-throwing but this brewery is constantly thinking outside the box.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 6:07 pm
We can all use a little change but this Montreal bank turned away $800 in coins  CTV News

Change can be a scary thing. Just ask a Montreal bank who turned away a man who tried to deposit $800 worth of coins.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:10 pm
Bixi bikes will be free on the day of Montreal's big climate change rally  CTV News

The bike-sharing *service* has announced its bikes will be free to use from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 27.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 5:05 pm
Montreal Students Are Pledging To Never Have Children Out Of Fear For Climate Change  MTL Blog

Montreal student Emma Lim is encouraging students to take a pledge to not have children unless governments act on climate change. We spoke with Lim about ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 4:58 pm
Police are looking for two men who pretended to be pizza deliverers to commit a home invasion  CTV News

Montreal police are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects who pretended to be pizza delivery men in order to commit a home invasion this past ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 3:34 pm
Montreal Schools Are Cancelling Class For Climate Protest With Greta Thunberg This Month  MTL Blog

Several Montreal schools and universities are cancelling classes on September 27 to support their students who will be participating in the global climate strike ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:08 pm
Ottawa Bagel-Maker Kettleman’s to Open in Downtown Montreal  Eater Montreal

Much-loved in Ottawa, Kettleman's will move into a part of Montreal that's pretty light on bagels at present.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:00 pm
It's Wednesday and Céline Dion discovers a love for The Cure  Montreal Gazette

An interview with the Quebec superstar always leads to unexpected moments. This was no different.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:14 pm
Céline Dion begins a new chapter with Courage  Montreal Gazette

"I feel great — do I look like I feel great?" she asks ahead of a world tour and the release of her first English album since 2013.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:02 pm
Air Canada To Begin Year-Round Flights From Montreal to Bogotá, Colombia  Canada NewsWire

Bogotá represents Air Canada's 39th new route launched from Montreal since 2012, 12th new route since 2017 Complements Toronto-Bogotá *service* ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:00 pm
Montreal Canadiens May Need To Make Room For Charles Hudon  A Winning Habit

The Montreal Canadiens pushed aside Charles Hudon for two months last season. He could take on a big role this season for the Habs.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:00 pm
Human skull, coffin unearthed in Pointe-Claire Village archaeological dig  Montreal Gazette

The remains were discovered behind a church built in 1713, on a plot that once served as a graveyard.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 11:12 am
Chau Down: A Montreal Food Diary  The Ringer

Our food correspondent navigates around billion-dollar road repairs to sample wood-fired bagels, Vietnamese and Senegalese delicacies en Français, and ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 10:30 am
Montreal Canadiens: Is Noah Juulsen Injury Leading To Interest In Julius Honka?  A Winning Habit

The Montreal Canadiens have been rumoured to be interested in acquiring Julius Honka from the Dallas Stars. Is the interest in Honka a direct result of Noah ...

Posted: September 18, 2019, 10:00 am
Shamit Shome: The Montreal Impact's renaissance man  CBC Sports

Shamit Shome is a senior in university on track for an engineering degree while also playing professional soccer for the Montreal Impact.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 9:00 am
Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal brings three works, three worlds to new season  CTV News

After the year long, international success of Leonard Cohen tribute 'Dance Me,' Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal is back with new material for the season.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 1:31 am
Thick black smoke escapes from tire fire in the Plateau  CTV News

A tire fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at a garage in the Plateau-Mont-Royal borough, with a thick plume of black smoke billowing over the area.

Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:22 am
Thunberg declines National Assembly invitation; CAQ noncommital on Montreal march  Montreal Gazette

The global star in the fight against climate change will participate in the Sept. 27 climate-crisis march in Montreal, but Quebec government officials have not ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 11:28 pm
Issues remain, but NHLers welcome labour peace, Habs' Gallagher says  Montreal Gazette

The NHLPA decided to not reopen the collective agreement on Monday, averting the threat of a strike or a lockout for the next three seasons. Pat Hickey ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 10:33 pm
Obituary: Robert McConnell helped Gazette win Montreal's newspaper war  Montreal Gazette

Former publisher, who pulled the paper from the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1970s, died on Sept. 12. He was 76.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 10:22 pm
Canadiens prospect Cale Fleury goes lean in bid for spot on blue line  Montreal Gazette

The 6-foot-1 Fleury weighed 215 pounds at the Habs' development in camp in June, but he reported to rookie camp this month at 205.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 9:39 pm
Montreal history unearthed at Pointe-Claire Village archaeological dig  Global News

WATCH: Pointe-Claire Village in Montreal's West Island is rich with cultural history. An archeological dig being carried out behind St-Joachim Church has ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 9:35 pm
The Bat-Signal Will Light Up The Montreal Night Sky For One Day Only This Month  MTL Blog

Mark it in your calendars if it isn't already there. September 21 represents the most revered of important dates; Batman Day. And this year happens to be the 80th ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 9:08 pm
Season Preview: Are the Montreal Canadiens a playoff team?  The Hockey News

Questions still remain after a quiet off-season for the Canadiens: does the team have a legitimate No. 1 center? Is Max Domi a one-year wonder? Can Carey ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 7:01 pm
Montreal judge tosses more than 260 charges over unreasonable delays

A Montreal municipal court judge has tossed more than 260 charges — mostly minor offences against homeless people — saying unreasonable delays in ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:52 pm
Mayor Plante Cancels Montreal Condo Tower Because Developers Won't Include Social Housing  MTL Blog

Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante says the city council will force developers to cancel plans for a condo tower because they will not include social housing after ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:47 pm
Montreal man who pleaded guilty to killing his baby fires his lawyers, wants to change his plea  CTV News

A Montreal man who pleaded guilty just 12 days ago to fatally stabbing his unborn child told a Quebec Superior Court justice on Tuesday that he now wants to ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 6:34 pm
Margaret Atwood's Montreal appearance has been postponed  Montreal Gazette

An event scheduled for Wednesday evening in Montreal with Canadian writer Margaret Atwood has been postponed because of “an unforeseen family illness.”.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 5:54 pm
Montreal Impact hope to snap Toronto FC's Canadian Championship run  TSN

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact's Major League Soccer playoff hopes are fading, but they still have a championship to play for this month. "I don't know if it ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 5:53 pm
Montreal plans gender-neutral change room for aquatic complex  Toronto Sun

One change room for all.The City of Montreal is moving forward with the implementation of a singular gender-neutral change room in a new aquatic complex set ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 4:04 pm
The Biggest Sephora In Quebec Is Now Open In Downtown Montreal  MTL Blog

Sephora Canada has opened its “new and improved” store on rue Sainte-Catherine in downtown Montreal!

Posted: September 17, 2019, 3:10 pm
The Orange Julep is (still) Montreal's hot rod mecca  Driving

Jerry Kazaz is a Montreal car guy who regularly makes appearances at the city's famed Orange Julep, usually in one of his extensively modified vehicles ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 2:55 pm
Mayor steps in after Montreal Children's developer scraps social housing from plans

Mayor Valérie Plante has vowed to send the promoters of a sprawling new development under construction at the former Montreal Children's Hospital back to ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 2:24 pm
3 Montreal STM Metro Lines Shut Down Due To The Presence Of Smoke  MTL Blog

The STM has been forced to shut down three of Montreal's metro lines this morning due to the presence of smoke. The orange line was the first to be shut down, ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 1:42 pm
Uber vehicle hit by gunfire in Montréal-Nord

Montreal police are investigating after someone opened fire on two young men in an Uber last night in the borough of Montréal-Nord.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 9:53 am
One-sixth of schools in Montreal dangerously close to polluted roads: analysis

Is your child's school near a busy road? Despite public health warnings, no zoning changes have been made to prevent new schools from being built near ...

Posted: September 17, 2019, 8:00 am
Obituary: Vic Vogel, 'the patriarch of jazz in Montreal,' dies at 84  Montreal Gazette

The pianist, trombonist and bandleader credited his longevity and musical energy to “breaking every rule.” Vogel died Monday morning at his Montreal home.

Posted: September 17, 2019, 12:33 am
‘It’s a nightmare’: Could rotating shifts speed up Montreal construction?  Global News

One traffic analyst says including rotating shifts in construction projects would speed up work.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 9:56 pm
Bianca Andreescu misses shot at connecting with Montreal fans  Montreal Gazette

Canadian tennis star shuts out media in her first visit to the city since her seminal U.S. Open victory.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 9:33 pm
Stu Cowan: Dale Weise brings 'physicality, jam' to Habs' roster battle  Montreal Gazette

In final year of contract, forward is battling for a spot on the Canadiens' fourth line.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 9:32 pm
Police Are Asking For The Public's Help To Find A Missing 13-Year-Old Montreal Girl  MTL Blog

Missing 13-year-old Montreal girl Castie Florvenscia Florvilus was last seen in her home borough of Anjou. "Investigators fear for her safety," according to the ...

Posted: September 16, 2019, 8:25 pm
Montreal man has $800 in rolled change, but his bank won't deposit the money  CBC News

Julien Perrotte stood in front of the representative at his local bank last week, unsure he properly understood what she was telling him.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 8:00 pm
'The person that would change things': Montreal jazz icon Vic Vogel dies at 84  CBC News

Legendary Canadian jazz musician Vic Vogel has died at the age of 84.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 7:09 pm
Montreal nixes sixth condo tower at former Children's Hospital site  Montreal Gazette

Mayor Valérie Plante puts her foot down after the developer drops plans for 180 social housing units.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 6:50 pm
Montreal Election Campaign Posters Have Been Defaced With Swastikas  MTL Blog

Mariam Ishak, a Conservative candidate in the Pierrefonds-Dollar federal riding of Montreal saw one of her campaign signs vandalized with a swastika this ...

Posted: September 16, 2019, 5:12 pm
Shooting victim in LaSalle becomes Montreal's 12th homicide of 2019  Montreal Gazette

Montreal police said the incident occurred at about 8:30 a.m. Monday on Bédard St. near Dollard Ave.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 5:03 pm
2 Montreal-area campaigns file police complaints after swastikas painted on signs  CBC News

Swastikas have been scrawled on Liberal signs in Hochelaga and at least one Conservative sign in Pierrefonds.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 3:56 pm
Montreal Is Getting An Adult Playground Designed To Stimulate Your Childhood Nostalgia  MTL Blog

HideSeek Montreal is a playground designed to awaken childlike wonder through an escape from mundane, day-to-day activity.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 1:07 pm
It's Going To Feel Like 34°C This Week In Montreal  MTL Blog

The weather forecast for Montreal this week shows a week of beautiful, sunny days ending with a sweltering weekend that is forecasted to feel like 34°C. Take a ...

Posted: September 16, 2019, 12:22 pm
Montreal real estate: Profitable income properties are not easy to find  Montreal Gazette

Real estate investment is a popular way to try to build wealth over time, but it isn't always easy for new investors to tell when a property will be a good buy.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 10:01 am
Refugee Boulevard: New audio tour shows listeners how Holocaust survivors made Montreal home

The tour captures the initial experiences of child survivors who settled in the St. Urbain Ghetto, which is today's Plateau and Mile End.

Posted: September 16, 2019, 9:00 am
Gunshots fired in 3 separate incidents, injuring 1: Montreal police  Global News

Montreal police spokesperson Véronique Dubuc says it is still too early to know if the three events are related or not.

Posted: September 15, 2019, 11:10 pm
Analysis: In the driver's seat, Legault tells Quebecers to brace for change  Montreal Gazette

With the clock ticking toward the first-year anniversary of the election of the Coalition Avenir Québec government, Premier François Legault has vowed to get ...

Posted: September 15, 2019, 9:55 pm
Montreal judge accuses SPVM officers of racial and gender profiling

A Municipal Court judge has dismissed all charges against a Montreal woman, citing racial and gender profiling on the part of Montreal police officers.

Posted: September 15, 2019, 6:48 pm
Father Thomas Tou, the First Chinese priest in Montreal, laid to rest  CTV News

The Chinese community of Montreal bid farewell to Father Thomas Tou, a highly respected pillar of the community for half a century, who passed away Sept. 5.

Posted: September 14, 2019, 5:17 pm
Canada votes 2019: What each leader must do to win in Quebec  Montreal Gazette

It may be a federal election that plays out across the country but winning votes in Quebec — home to 78 of the the 338 seats in the House of Commons — will be ...

Posted: September 14, 2019, 12:00 pm
‘Someone needs to step up’: Homeless crisis brewing in Montreal’s Cabot Square  Global News

Ever since the Open Door day shelter moved from downtown Montreal to the Plateau, advocates for the homeless say a crisis is brewing in the Cabot Square ...

Posted: September 13, 2019, 9:45 pm
Montreal documentary looks at Poles exiled to Africa in World War II  Montreal Gazette

Memory Is Our Homeland, a documentary by Montreal director Jonathan Durand, tells story of Poles exiled to Africa in the 1940s.

Posted: September 13, 2019, 5:22 pm
New Montreal City Pool Will Have Just One Changing Room & It Will Be Gender Neutral  MTL Blog

The City of Montreal has announced new plans for the forthcoming Rosemont Aquatic Complex. Most notably is the decision to opt for one, universal change ...

Posted: September 13, 2019, 2:39 pm
Montreal to fine Lime, Jump and their users for bad parking of e-scooters and e-bikes

The City of Montreal says too many e-scooters are being badly parked and it will begin fining riders caught leaving them outside designated spaces.

Posted: September 13, 2019, 2:33 pm
Montreal launches zero-emission delivery option to reduce truck traffic  CBC News

Montreal kicked off a new pilot project in the Ville-Marie borough Thursday that invites heavy trucks to unload at a transshipment centre, where parcels will then ...

Posted: September 13, 2019, 11:55 am
Montreal police search for arson suspects caught on camera

Montreal police are asking for the public's help identifying two people wanted in connection with an arson that took place on June 18 in ...

Posted: September 12, 2019, 7:09 pm
Montreal students hospitalized after being exposed to bear spray in schoolyard

Four Montreal students from École Alphonse-Desjardins were taken to hospital after playing with a canister of pepper spray found in their school yard.

Posted: September 12, 2019, 2:29 pm
Property tax assessments up 13.7 per cent in Montreal  Montreal Gazette

That's a jump from the previous tax-roll increase three years ago, when values increased by 5.9 per cent.

Posted: September 11, 2019, 8:52 pm
Montreal police arrest dozens in raids sparked by fentanyl overdoses  Montreal Gazette

Wednesday's raids are a continuation of an operation that saw Montreal police execute warrants last November against members of the Minotaures motorcycle ...

Posted: September 11, 2019, 4:38 pm
The property values in the Montreal area have just skyrocketed  CTV News

Housing prices rose dramatically in and around Montreal according to the new assessment roll released Wednesday.

Posted: September 11, 2019, 2:31 pm
'Paris of the New World': A look at how Montreal was sold to Americans in the 1930s

During the Depression, where could an American tourist escape to for a dose of beauty, outdoor adventures and historic charm? The "Paris of the New World," of ...

Posted: September 11, 2019, 10:00 am
A UNIQLO Store Is Finally Opening In Downtown Montreal  MTL Blog

Japanese fashion house, UNIQLO, is finally making their way into Quebec with a store that is set to open in Montreal right on Sainte-Catherine street, a dream for ...

Posted: September 9, 2019, 7:00 am
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is coming to Montreal  Montreal Gazette

The Swedish 16 year old will participate in a World Climate Awareness Day demonstration here on Sept. 27.

Posted: September 9, 2019, 7:00 am
Montreal wants to ban use of herbicide glyphosate, calling it a public health issue  CBC News

Montreal plans to ban glyphosate — a commonly used herbicide marketed primarily under the trade name Roundup — by the end of the year.

Posted: September 5, 2019, 7:00 am
Citytv cancels Breakfast Television Montreal, eliminating 8 jobs  Montreal Gazette

Saying the show was not financially sustainable, Rogers Media announced on Thursday it is cancelling Breakfast Television Montreal, effective immediately.

Posted: September 5, 2019, 7:00 am
The Montreal Restaurant Openings to Know About in Fall 2019  Eater Montreal

This fall, expect new projects from the owners of Kampai Garden and Damas, and a whole lot of food halls.

Posted: September 4, 2019, 7:00 am
ADVISORY: Nearby fire affecting downtown Montreal.  Concordia University News

A major fire taking place at a nearby commercial building today is affecting the intersection of Bishop/De Maisonneuve Streets within downtown Montreal.

Posted: September 4, 2019, 7:00 am
Quebec, Montreal launch $750K partnership to make fruits and vegetables more accessible

The City of Montreal and the Quebec government are putting up $750000 to find ways to make fruits and vegetables more accessible to the public.

Posted: September 3, 2019, 7:00 am
Five things to do in Montreal this weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 2: Street fairs galore  Montreal Gazette

Labour Day means there's plenty to do and some more time to do it this weekend in Montreal. Here are five ideas to make the most of your long weekend: ...

Posted: August 29, 2019, 7:00 am
Eataly Is Considering Opening Locations in Montreal and Vancouver  Eater Montreal

TORONTO — According to the Financial Post, Montreal could be next in line for an outpost of food hall and gourmet Italian grocery store Eataly, with the ...

Posted: August 28, 2019, 7:00 am