Skip to main content

Montreal News | Local Breaking | CTV News Montreal

Editor's Picks

COP 15 IN MONTREAL

'Paris moment:' COP15 conference in Montreal seeks hard targets on biodiversity

Species decline are what the 196 countries are hoping to halt at this week's COP15 meetings by reaching a refreshed Convention on Biological Diversity that contains real goals and real money. Referring to the international deal that created the same for greenhouse gases, advocates say they're hoping for a 'Paris moment' in Montreal

A woman walks her dog outside the fenced off perimeter of the Montreal Convention Centre ahead of the COP15 UN conference on biodiversity on Dec. 1, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Opinion: What matters most lies invisible beneath our feet

We humans often have the impression that plants are what feed us. And that’s certainly true to some extent. But there's a missing ingredient, an important and fascinating variable, often left out of the equation. That variable, out of sight beneath our feet, is soil.

Protestors and police readying for COP15 in Montreal

With the 2022 UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) right around the corner, Montreal protestors are readying themselves for a busy December. On Saturday, a group of COP15 objectors gathered in the McGill University student union building for a seminar on protestor safety, police interactions and legal support.

Stay Connected

REAL ESTATE AND HOUSING

ON PATROL

Man killed in burning vehicle after being rear-ended in Montreal, teen arrested

A driver who stopped his vehicle at a red light met an horrific end Sunday around 12:50 a.m. in Montreal's Rivière-des-Prairies--Pointe-aux-Trembles borough. The driver was travelling eastbound on Henri-Bourassa Boulevard when he stopped at the intersection of 6th Avenue. He was then hit head-on by another vehicle travelling in the same direction.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin acquitted on 1988 sexual assault charge

A Quebec civilian judge has acquitted Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin of sexual assault over an allegation that dates back to 1988. Judge Richard Meredith said he believes the complainant was sexually assaulted, but said the Crown did not establish beyond a reasonable doubt that it was Fortin who had assaulted her.

Musk's Neuralink faces U.S. federal probe, employee backlash over animal tests

Elon Musk's Neuralink, a medical device company, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid internal staff complaints that its animal testing is being rushed, causing needless suffering and deaths, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and sources familiar with the investigation and company operations.

Listen Live